COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS APPLICATION FILING PERIOD
Beginning Tuesday,December 12, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST) until the needs of the serviceare met and is subject to closure without prior notice. EXAM NUMBER
C-6490-RTYPE OF RECRUITMENT
Departmental Promotional Job Opportunity
Restricted to permanent employees of the referenced Department who have successfully completed their initial probationary period.Current employees in the unclassified service who meet the following criteria also qualify to participate in this exam:
Unclassified employees who have attained permanent County status on a classified position by successful completion of the initial probationary period, with no break in service since leaving the classified service; Full-time employees in the unclassified service with at least six months of full-time experience in the unclassified service at the time of filing or by the last day of filing. Verification of Experience
: Experience gained in a position performing similar kinds of work which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for the higher level positions will be accepted. Experience claimed will be verified and evaluated to determine if the type, level or length of experience is qualifying. Applicants must supply sufficient information for this evaluation to be made. Applicants claiming such experience in County service must present, AT TIME OF FILING
, written proof of this experience in a Verification of Experience Letter
approved by their Division Head and submitted with the application. The Verification of Experience Letter
will then be forwarded by Exams Unit to the Chief of Human Resources Division, Public Works or authorized representative for approval. Credit will only be given for out-of-class experience to meet the selection requirements only.REQUIRED EXPERIENCE MUST BE FULLY MET AND INDICATED ON THE APPLICATION BY THE LAST DAY OF FILING. NO WITHHOLDS WILL BE ALLOWED.
Essential Job Functions
An Assistant Electro-Mechanic (Sewer Maintenance) is responsible for performing a combination of the following essential job functions: performs regular inspection and general maintenance and repairs of sewage pumping stations and treatment plants; installs and performs field and shop maintenance and major repair work on sewage pump stations and treatment plant equipment such as pumps, motors, air compressors, ventilation blowers, aeration systems, comminutors, centrifuges, filters, irrigation systems and UV and chemical disinfection systems; tests, repairs and rewires power, light and control circuits in sewage pumping stations and treatment plants; installs, repairs, and programs electronic equipment used in monitoring systems, telemetry alarm systems and in various pump and equipment control systems; operates power equipment used in the removal or installation of submersible and non-submersible pumps, motors and equipment utilized at sewage pump stations and treatment plants; uses instruments such as ammeters, volt-ohmmeters, and megohmmeters in testing and servicing equipment; forces conduit, pulls cable and makes splices and other electrical connections; installs, repairs and maintains various valves, fittings and piping systems; operates generators, portable pumps, concrete coring machines, roto-hammers, cut-off saws and other power equipment in the repair and renovation of sewage pump stations and treatment plants; delivers and connects portable electrical generators and pumps in emergencies; performs minor maintenance work on gasoline and diesel engines used to drive generators and portable pumps; keeps work and supply records; maintains tools and equipment; drives automotive equipment to work sites which mayinclude vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of 26,000 pounds or more or combination truck units with trailers of 6,000 pounds gross vehicle weight or over; and may work in small, dimly lit and wet confined spaces, and perform confined space entry procedures utilizing safety equipment such as self-contained breathing devices, safety harnesses with tripod, gas detectors, and ventilation blowers.
Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS
Twelve months of full time paid experience at the level of Helper, Electrical with the Sewer Maintenance Division of the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works* -AND-
A California Water Environment Association (CWEA)Plant Maintenance Grade I certificate within 12 months of appointment, -AND-
Completion of 15 semester course units related to electric motors, wiring and controls within 24 months of appointment, -AND-
Within 36 months of appointment: Completion of a total of 24 semester course units of which three units must have been on the National Electrical Code, with the remainder related to subject matter applicable to the Assistant Electro-Mechanic position, -AND-
CWEA Certification at the level Plant Maintenance Mechanical Technologist, Grade II, -OR-
CWEA Certification at the level of Plant Maintenance Electrical/Instrumentation, Grade II.LICENSE
A valid California Class C Driver License is required to perform job-related essential functions.
A valid California Class A or B Driver License may be required for appointment to some positions in this class.
A Water Treatment Operator Grade T2 Certificate and a Water System Distribution Operator Grade D1Certificate issued by the California Department of Health Services may be required for appointment to some positions in this class that work on potable water systems.LICENSE INFORMATION
All successful applicants for this positionwill be subject todriving record verification before being appointed. Driver License must not be suspended, restricted, or revoked. AN APPLICANT WHOSE DRIVING RECORD SHOWS FOUR (4)OR MORE MOVING VIOLATION WITHIN THE LAST TWO YEARS WILL NOT BE APPOINTED.
Appointees may be required to provide automobiles and drive them in the County service at the rate of compensation allowed by the Board of Supervisors. Appointees who are required to drive their vehicles in County service MUST SHOW PROOF OF AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE THAT MEETS THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA REQUIREMENTS.
The County is required to comply with the Federal regulations which require pre-employment, post accident, reasonable suspicion, return to work, follow up, and random urine drug and breath alcohol testing of employees who carry commercial driver licenses and who are assigned to drive County vehicles. PHYSICAL CLASS
Physical Class IV
- Arduous: Involves frequent heavy lifting over 25 pounds, often combined with bending, twisting, or working on irregular surfaces; and occasionally requires extraordinary physical activity.Vision
: Keen color perception. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION
Experience at the level ofHelper, Electrical in the service of theCounty of Los AngelesDepartment of Public Works,Sewer MaintenanceDivisionis defined as: performs semi-skilled work assisting journey or higher-level electricians, electro-mechanics, electro-mechanical, alteration, maintenance or repair work.
Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT
This examination will consist of an evaluation of training and experience based on application information weighted 50% and an Appraisal of Promotability weighted 50%. The Appraisal of Promotability will evaluate knowledge and skills, personal and public relations, productivity, written and oral communication, adaptability and dependability.Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on each weighted part of the examination in order to be placed on the eligible register.ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION
The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligibleregister in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.
Final results will be sent by U.S. postal mail. Test scores cannot be disclosed over the phone.SPECIAL INFORMATION FINGERPRINTING AND SECURITY CLEARANCE:
Before a final appointment is made to this position, candidates are subject to security clearance which includes fingerprinting. An individual may be withheld from appointment, if he/she has a conviction record incompatible with the essential duties of the position for which he/she has applied. Any false statement or omission of material fact may cause forfeiture of employment rights. Information presented on employment applications, resumes and during the examination process is subject to verification. Disqualifying factors may include but are not limited to: felony convictions, certain job-related misdemeanor convictions, certain serious traffic convictions or patterns of traffic violations (e.g., 4 or more moving violations within the past 2 years, failure to appear, at-fault accidents, and driving under the influence), illegal use of certain controlled substances and/or poor employment history.VACANCY INFORMATION
The resulting eligibleregister for this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Sewer Maintenance Division.APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION
Fill out your application completely. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job.
The acceptance of your application will depend on whether you have clearly
shown that you meet theSelection Requirements
. Please be sure your application shows complete information, including dates for education and jobs held which relate to this position. In the space provided for education, include the names and addresses of schools attended, titles of courses completed, datescompleted, and number of credits earned. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, description of work performed, and salary earned. All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination or selectionprocess. IMPORTANT NOTES
FILE USING ONE OF THE METHODS BELOW:FILING ONLINE
- Please note that ALL information included in the application materialsis subject to VERIFICATION at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made.
- FALSIFICATION of any information may result in DISQUALIFICATION or RESCISSION OF APPOINTMENT .
- Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and/orSelection Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED .
Apply online by clicking on the tab that reads "Apply". We encourage you to apply online so you can track the status of your application.
We must receive your application by 5:30 p.m., Pacific Standard Time, on the last day of filing.
Note: if you are unable to attach required documents, you mustemail them to LCRUZ@dpw.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days from filing online. Please include your name, exam number and exam title.FILING BY U.S. MAIL OR IN PERSON
We must receive your completed application at the address below by 5:30 p.m., Pacific Standard Time, on the last day of filing.
Department of Public Works
Human Resources Division
900 South Fremont Avenue, Lobby Floor
Alhambra, CA 91803-1331
Phone No.: (626) 458-2141
Office Hours: Monday through Thursday, ONLY, between 7:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Please note this office is closed on Fridays.SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER
All applicants must enter a valid social security number at the time of filing. Entering anything other than a valid social security (i.e. 000-00-0000, 111-11-1111, etc.) will result in an automatic rejection of your application.NO SHARING USER ID AND PASSWORD
All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT LIBRARIES
For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.CONTACT INFORMATION Department Contact Name:
Sandy NervaDepartment Contact Phone:
(626) 458-2141Department Contact Email:
email@example.com ADA Coordinator Phone:
(626) 458-2141Teletype Phone:
(626) 282-7829California Relay Services: