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ABOLISHED 06/04/2015 PER PAY LETTER 15-17 - Mechanical Construction Supervisor II (3465)

ABOLISHED 06/04/2015 PER PAY LETTER 15-17 - Mechanical Construction Supervisor II

California State Personnel Board Specification

  • Schematic Code: HB50
  • Class Code: 3465
  • Established: 09/24/1964
  • Revised: 01/06/1987
  • Title Changed: --


Under direction, to have charge of the quality control and inspection activities for mechanical material at a major electric generating or pumping plant, or to have departmentwide charge of similar activities at the vendors' plants during manufacturing, fabrication and assembly; and to do other related work.

Typical Tasks

At the project site, is the chief mechanical installation inspector on a major hydroelectric or pumping plant or other hydraulic project such as the Oroville Power Plant or the Delta Pumping Plant; supervises the inspection of incoming shipments of mechanical material for quality, completeness, damage, and conformance with plans and specifications and arranges for corrective work as necessary; checks contractors' handling and storage of items; inspects the installation, participates in acceptance tests and prepares field reports on installed equipment. In the Construction Branch Headquarters, supervises inspectors making at-the-plant inspections for quality, completeness, and conformance with plans and specifications during fabrication, manufacture or assembly of various mechanical material; coordinates with chief inspector at project site as necessary. Typical mechanical material includes turbines, penstocks, valves, governors, cranes, gate hoists, pumps, air compressors, heating, ventilating, and refrigeration systems, oil and water systems, fire extinguishing systems, elevators, and power- operated doors.

Minimum Qualifications

Either I


Two years of experience performing the duties of a Mechanical Construction Supervisor I in the California state service.



Broad and extensive (more than five years) experience in the quality control or inspection of the manufacturing, fabrication, assembly or installation and testing of mechanical components for electric generating or pumping plant structures, two years of which shall have included responsibility for installation, start-up, testing and initial operation of mechanical components for electric generating or pumping plants. (Completion of a college level curriculum with major work in engineering may be substituted for two years of nonspecialized experience.)

Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of: Practical application of the methods, procedures, materials and equipment, and accepted safety practices used in the fabrication, manufacture, assembly and installation and testing of mechanical material for electric generating and pumping plants, and other related structures; principles of effective supervision; Department's Affirmative Action Program objectives; a manager'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; plan, organize and direct a group of inspectors; analyze and interpret plans and specifications and make difficult technical inspections of mechanical material for electric generating and pumping plants for conformance with specifications and to identify and make recommendations as to necessary changes; supervise the installation, start-up and testing operation of large mechanical components of electric generating and pumping plants; work effectively with other resident inspectors and contractor's representatives; analyze situations accurately and take effective action; effectively contribute to the Department's affirmative action objectives.

Additional Desirable Qualification

Education equivalent to completion of the 12th grade.

  Updated: 10/4/2017
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