SENIOR EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE WORKER

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 11, 2019
Full Time Building Maintenance Construction and Skilled Trades
  • Salary: $53,849.52 - $63,372.00 Annually

Job Description



FIRST DAY OF FILING
April 11, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. (PT)

THE FILING PERIOD MAY BE SUSPENDED AT ANY TIME WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE. THIS EXAMINATION MAY REOPEN AS THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE REQUIRE.

EXAM NUMBER
J6613I

TYPE OF RECRUITMENT

OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY
DEFINITION
Supervises and participates in the work of a small group of employees repairing and maintaining various types of equipment and tools; or in a non-supervisory capacity, performs such work where the independence of action necessary and the difficulty of the operations exceed that normally expected of the Equipment Maintenance Worker class.

CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS
Positions allocable to this class typically report to an Equipment Maintenance Supervisor or higher-level supervisor and have responsibility for independently performing the more difficult assignments in repairing, adjusting and maintaining assigned equipment ensuring production and quality of the equipment, or for providing technical supervision and participating in the work of a small group or crew engaged in maintaining and repairing various types of equipment and tools. Senior Equipment Maintenance Worker positions engage in the maintenance and repair of equipment used in recreational activities, park maintenance, hospitals and facilities, fueling facilities, and a variety of other areas or activities. Positions in this class utilize hand and trade type tools in the performance of work related duties.
Essential Job Functions
Supervises and performs maintenance and repair of equipment and tools used in:

Hospitals and institutions: autoclaves, laboratory equipment, orthopedic devices, operating tables, oxygen regulators, respirators; beds and rolling equipment; kitchen equipment such as ice machines, slicers, mixers and choppers; water distribution and sewage disposal equipment; low pressure boilers, heating and ventilating systems, pumps, etc.

Calibrates fuel quantity gauges to measure fuel delivery.

Sets readings on computerized fuel monitoring systems such as Veeder Root and Auto Stik.

Requisitions materials and supplies.

Operates powered wood and metal working equipment.

Fabricates special equipment and tools and may participate in their design.

Keeps records and makes reports on repairs, repair orders, and other work related information.

Exercises utmost care in the performance of duties, and uses and/or oversees subordinates' proper use of safety equipment, protective devices, and special clothing which have been provided for use while performing work assignments.

Performs minor welding and blacksmith work, as required.

Supervise and participate in minor building maintenance and repair including plumbing, electrical, carpentry or other work in the building trades, as required.

Has immediate responsibility in a non-supervisory capacity for the maintenance and repair of a variety of complex and specialized equipment, as required.

Drives automotive equipment in the performance of duties.

Oils and grease equipment in absence of helper, as required.

Operates equipment during relief periods, as required.

Performs product examination and analysis of equipment malfunctions or mechanical failure due to various causes, as required.

Occasionally works in confined spaces, or in an environment with hazardous materials, as required.
Requirements
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Three years of experience in the maintenance and repair of a variety of equipment and tools.*

*Examples of types of equipment and tools:autoclaves, laboratory equipment, orthopedic devices, operating tables, oxygen regulators, respirators; beds and rolling equipment; kitchen equipment such as ice machines, slicers, mixers and choppers; water distribution and sewage disposal equipment; low pressure boilers, heating and ventilating systems, pumps, etc.

LICENSE
A valid California Class C Driver License** is needed to carry out job-related essential functions. All applicants must possess a valid California Class C Driver License at the time of appointment.

**License Information: Successfulapplicants for this position will be required to obtain a copy of his/her driving record from the California State Department of Motor Vehicles before being appointed. A copy of your driving record must be presented at the time of your appointment. License must not be suspended, restricted or revoked. AN APPLICANT WHOSE DRIVING RECORD SHOWS THREE (3) OR MORE MOVING VIOLATIONS WITHIN THE PAST YEAR WILL NOT BE APPOINTED.

PHYSICAL CLASS
Physical Class III - Moderate:Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds.

Physical Class IV - Arduous will be required for assignments that require frequent lifting of objects over 25 pounds in the maintenance and repair of equipment and tools.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Some assignments in this class require the use of respirators such as when working in confined spaces or in an environment with hazardous materials.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE
As part of this application process, applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire. The questionnaire contains a pre-investigative questionnaire which will be utilized as part of the background investigation process to ensure applicants meet the standards set forth by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Applicants who fail the pre-investigative questionnaire will be disqualified and will have to wait twelve (12) months from the date of the disqualification in order to reapply.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS
Credit will be given to applicants, who possessDESIRABLEqualifications and indicate so on their employment application at the time of filing .

Experience with brazing and welding.

Experience repairing and/or maintaining hydraulic gates.

Experience repairingand/or maintaining walk-in freezers.

Certificate in proprietary/brand name equipment repair/maintenance.***
(Appliance repair certification, such as ovens)

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION
*** In order to receive credit for the certificate, you must include a legible copy of the certificate, or official letter, and official transcriptsfrom the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization and required course workwith your application at the time of filing, or within 15 calendar days from the date of the application filing.
Additional Information
EXAMINATION CONTENT
This examination will consist of two (2) parts.

PART I
Anevaluation of training and experience based on application information and desirable qualifications weighted 30%.

PART II
An oral interview covering training, experience, and general abilities to perform the duties of the position weighted 70%.

TRANSFER SCORES
Applicants that have taken identical test part(s) for this or any other exam within the last 12 months will have their test responses for the identical test part(s) automatically transferred to this examination. This examination contains test parts that may be used in the future for new examinations. Upon acceptance of your application, your scores may be transferred to the new examination and you may not be allowed to retake any identical test part(s) for at least 12 months.

CANDIDATES MUST ACHIEVE A PASSING SCORE OF 70% OR HIGHER ON THE EXAMINATION IN ORDER TO BE PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE REGISTER.

Invitation letters will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that applicants provide a valid email address. Please add sa1ramir@lasd.org to your email address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail.

Notice of Non-Acceptance and Final Result letter will be mailed via USPS. Test scores cannot be given over the phone.

ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION
The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.Applications will be processed on an"as-received"basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.

NO PERSON MAY COMPETE FOR THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS.

SPECIAL INFORMATION

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES MUST COMPLETE A THOROUGH BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, INCLUDING FINGERPRINT SEARCH. Examples of disqualifying factors include: Any felony convictions; job related misdemeanor convictions; certain serious traffic convictions or patterns of traffic violations (3 moving violations in one year; failure to appear; at fault accidents suspended license; driving under the influence); poor credit history; poor employment history; substance abuse; anyone on criminal probation.

ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY IF HIRED
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (Department) has a"zero tolerance"policy for its employees for the following:
  • use of narcotics, controlled substances, and/or prescription drugs without a prescription.
  • use of marijuana with or without a prescription.
Any employee found in violation of this policy will be subject to discharge.

VACANCY INFORMATION
The eligible register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Administrative Services Division, Facilities Services Bureau.

AVAILABLE SHIFT Any Shift

APPOINTEES MUST BE WILLING TO WORK ANY SHIFT, INCLUDING EVENINGS, NIGHTS, WEEKENDS, AND HOLIDAYS.

APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION

APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY - APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX, OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

All applicants are required to submit a Standard County of Los Angeles Employment application and supplemental questionnaireONLINEonly. Resumes cannot be accepted in lieu of applications, although resumes and supporting documents may be uploaded as attachments to the online application.

Fill out your application and supplemental questionnaire completely. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. All information is subject to verification and applications may be rejected at any time during the selection process.

The acceptance of your application depends on whether you haveclearlyshown that you meet the MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSand you have completely filled out your application.

Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the top right of this post. You can also track the status of your application using this website. Your application and supplemental questionnaire must be submitted electronically by 5:00 p.m., PT, on the last day of filing.

IMPORTANT NOTES:
  • Please note that All information included in the application materials is 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 Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties WILLNOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED.

NOTE:Candidates who apply online must upload any required documents as attachments during application submission. If you are unable to attach the required documents, you may fax the documents to (323) 415-2580 at the time of filing, or during the examination process but prior to promulgation . Failure to provide the required documentation prior to promulgation will result in application rejection.Please include your Name, the Exam Number, and the Exam Title on the faxed documents.

SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:
Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number.

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.

NO SHARING OF 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.

California Relay Services Phone:(800) 735-2922
ADA Coordinator Phone:(213) 229-1621
Teletype Phone:(213) 626-0251
Department Contact Name:Professional Examinations Unit
Department Contact Phone:(323) 526-5611
Department Contact Email: sheriffexamsunit@lasd.org


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