Under direction, to supervise the operation, maintenance, and repair of the heating, ventilating, refrigeration, and air-conditioning systems, auxiliary electrical plants and other mechanical and power equipment in a large group of State buildings or large institution; and to do other related work.
Plans, assigns, and supervises the work of skilled and semiskilled workers engaged in the operation, maintenance, and repair of heating, ventilating, refrigeration, and air-conditioning systems, including stationary engines, boilers, compressors, pumps, condensers, steam lines, water lines, gas lines, controls, and meters; directs the maintenance and repair of water, electrical, and elevator systems, shop machinery and similar equipment; directs the analysis of boiler feed water samples and determines water treatment needed; supervises the servicing and maintenance of fire extinguishers and other fire protection equipment; may supervise carpentry, painting, and related work required in the incidental maintenance and repair of buildings; evaluates staff performance and takes or recommends appropriate action; prepares requisitions for fuel, equipment, and maintenance supplies; is responsible for the clean and orderly condition of boiler rooms and related equipment rooms; keeps or directs the keeping of charts and records; and prepares reports.
One year of experience performing the duties of a Chief Engineer I in the California state service. or
Four years of experience performing the duties of an Office Building Manager or Stationary Engineer in the California state service.
Four years of experience within the last fifteen years in the maintenance and operation of a heating, ventilating, and air- conditioning system and related equipment in a large commercial, industrial, or governmental building or institution including one year of experience in supervising such a system.
Knowledge of: Heating, ventilating, refrigeration, and air- conditioning systems, and methods, materials, and tools used in their operation, maintenance, and repair; electrical, water, sewage, elevator, and other mechanical systems, and methods, materials, and tools used in their operation, maintenance, and repair; Safety Orders of the California Division of Industrial Safety applying to heating, electrical, and other related mechanical equipment; analysis and treatment of boiler feed water; principles of effective supervision; department's Affirmative Action Program objectives; a supervisor's role in the Affirmative Action Program and the processes available to meet affirmative action objectives.
Ability to: Read and write English at a level required for successful job performance; direct the work of installing, operating, and maintaining heating, ventilating, refrigeration, and air- conditioning systems, auxiliary electrical plants and other mechanical systems; read, interpret, and work from plans, drawings, and specifications; keep accurate records and prepare reports; think and act quickly in emergencies; plan and direct the work of skilled craftsmen and semiskilled workers; effectively contribute to the department's affirmative action objectives.
Education equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade.