Applicants must apply through the links to be considered: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/louisiana/jobs/2820222/operating-engineer-master

The Division of Administration/Office of State Buildings has a vacancy.  This job title has an assigned pay grade of WS-213.

This vacancy will be filled by new hire or by promotion of a current permanent status classified employee.  

Louisiana is a State as a Model Employer for People with Disabilities.

A criminal history check may be conducted on all new hires as well as employees changing positions including promotions, demotions, details, reassignments and transfers.  Also, prospective employees may be subject to pre-employment drug testing.  New hires will be subject to employment eligibility verification via the federal government's E-verify system.

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.

Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.

Applicants qualifying based on college training or receipt of a baccalaureate degree will be required to submit an official college transcript to verify credentials claimed prior to appointment. Please make every effort to attach a copy of your transcript to your application. The transcripts can be added as an attachment to your online application or faxed to (225) 219-1041. The selected candidate will be required to submit original documentation upon hire.

For further information about this posting, please contact:
Mary DesOrmeaux
HR Specialist
Division of Administration/Office of Human Resources
email: mary.desormeaux2@la.gov

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Three years of experience in the operation, repair and/or maintenance of large commercial or industrial type stationary engines or mechanical equipment such as air conditioning, heating, refrigeration, pumping, generating, chillers, or closely related systems.

SUBSTITUTIONS:

Training in commercial air conditioning, refrigeration or diesel mechanics will substitute for a maximum of two years of the required experience on a month for month basis.

NOTE:

Incidental duties in operating or maintaining one's own heating, air conditioning or related equipment will not be considered as qualifying experience.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:

For those positions in which incumbents will be working with and handling refrigerants, possession of an appropriate EPA refrigerant recycling and recovery certification for technicians will be required (as required under Section 608 of the Clean Air Act, 1990).

NOTE:

Additional information regarding technician certification requirements and programs may be obtained by calling the Stratospheric Ozone Protection Hotline at (800) 296-1996 (10am-4pm Eastern Time, Monday-Friday except federal holidays) or by visiting the EPA's Stratospheric Ozone Depletion Web Site at www.epa.gov/ozone/title6/608.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:
To serve as the sole operator on an assigned shift, to serve as lead-worker over Operating Engineers, to provide direct-line supervision to one Operating Engineer position, or to serve in a large institution with at least 100 buildings or more that has a computer operated centralized energy management system that includes: chillers that handle 11,000 tons or more of chilled water with a total of 4,500 horsepower or more and boilers having 50 tons or more steam capacity and a total of 5,000 horsepower or more.

Level of Work:
Advanced.

Supervision Received:
General from a higher-level Operating Engineer or agency official.

Supervision Exercised:
May serve as a lead-worker over subordinate Operating Engineers or provide direct-line supervision over one Operating Engineer.

Location of Work:
All state agencies.

Job Distinctions:
Differs from the Operating Engineer 2 by the presence of responsibility for serving as the sole operator on an assigned shift, for serving as lead-worker over Operating Engineers, providing direct-line supervision to one Operating Engineer position, or serving in a large institution with at least 100 buildings or more that has a computer operated centralized energy management system that includes: chillers that handle 11,000 tons or more of chilled water with a total of 4,500 horsepower or more and boilers having 50 tons or more steam capacity and a total of 5,000 horsepower or more.

Differs from the Operating Engineer-Cogeneration by the absence of responsibility for regulating, monitoring, servicing, and maintenance of a combined heat and power generation facility.

Examples of Work

Serves as sole operator on an assigned shift.

Serves as lead-worker over subordinate Operating Engineers.

Serves as Operating Engineer in a large institution having at least 100 buildings or more that has a computer operated, centralized energy management system that includes: chillers that handle 11,000 tons or more of chilled water with a total of 4,500 horsepower or more and boilers having 50 tons or more steam capacity and a total of 5,000 horsepower or more.

Operates, monitors, and controls system wide output utilizing a computerized energy management system.

Keeps operating log sheets.

Operates auxiliaries that include firing up steam generators and starting and stopping chillers, pumps, and cooling towers.

Read gauges to check water levels, steam pressure, and operation of valves and auxiliary pumps.

Performs preventive maintenance work on boilers and related equipment such as: ventilation and refrigeration equipment, air conditioning machinery, generators, suction fans, pumps, and compressors.

Performs related duties as required.

OPERATING ENGINEER MASTER - State of Louisiana

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