HEAT AND FROST INSULATOR

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 28, 2021
Full Time Public Works
  • Salary: $93,232.08 Annually USD

Job Description

First day of filing: July 20, 2020 @ 8:00 A.M., PT
Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.

EXAM NUMBER: Y7739K

OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO UPDATE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE.


NO OUT-OF-CLASS EXPERIENCE OR VERIFICATION OF EXPERIENCE LETTERS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

All County workforce members must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Successful candidates for this position will be required to submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or request an exemption for qualifying medical or religious reasons during the onboarding process. Candidates should not present proof of vaccination until instructed to do so by the hiring department.

ABOUT LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES
The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest municipal health system in the nation. DHS operates as an integrated health system, operating 26 health centers and four acute care hospitals, in addition to providing health care to youth in the juvenile justice system and inmates in the LA County jails. Across the network of DHS' directly operated clinical sites and through partnerships with community-based clinics, DHS cares for about 800,000 unique patients each year, employs over 22,000 staff, and has an annual operating budget of 5 billion.

Through academic affiliations with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), the University of Southern California (USC), and the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Sciences (CDU), DHS hospitals are training sites for physicians completing their Graduate Medical Education in nearly every medical specialty and subspecialty. In addition, to its direct clinical services, DHS also runs the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency and the County's 911 emergency response system, as well as Housing for Health and the Office of Diversion and Re-entry, each with a critical role in connecting vulnerable populations, including those released from correctional and institutional settings.

MISSION:
"To advance the health of our patients and our communities by providing extraordinary care"

DEFINITION:
Performs journey-level insulation installation, alteration, and repair work in accordance with standard trade practices.
Essential Job Functions
Installs, alters, and repairs the insulation on high and low pressure steam piping, hot and cold water piping, refrigeration piping, sheet metal ducts, tanks, and boilers.

Applies pipe, block, and sheet insulation, including fiberglass, rock wool, magnesia compound, cork, and foamed polystyrene on pipes, tanks, and equipment.

Applies canvas jackets on pipes, tanks, and equipment.

Maintains tools and equipment.

Assists in the transportation of plug-in type equipment.
Requirements
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
OPTION I: Completion of a recognized apprentice* training program in heat and frost insulation work.

- OR -

OPTION II: Five (5) years of insulation experience, one (1) year of which must have been at the journey-level** and must have included the application of fiber glass, rock wool, magnesia compound, cork, foamed polystyrene, and canvas jackets on pipes, tanks, and equipment.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Credit will be given for additional experience in excess of the Minimum Requirements.

LICENSE:
A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.

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.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION :
*A recognized heat and frost insulation apprentice training program is defined as, approved agencies including but not limited to the International Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers. Applicants who expect to qualify under Option I, must include a legible photocopy of their apprenticeship training certificate.

If you are unable to attach any required document(s) to your online application, you must e-mail the documents to the exam analyst within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing online, or your application will be rejected. Please include your name (as it appears on your application), the exam number and the exam title.

**Journey-level experience is defined as possessing the required knowledge, skills, and training to perform a full-range and diversity of work independently and reliably. Positions at this level operate with fairly significant freedom from day-to-day supervision and need little or no guidance on such matters as selecting appropriate problem-solving methods and techniques, locating appropriate regulations, or applying proper procedures to carry out work.
Additional Information
EXAMINATION CONTENT:
This examination will consist of an evaluation of training and experience based upon application information weighted 100%.

Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on this examination in order to be added to the eligible register.

ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION:
Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.

The names of candidates receiving a passing score on the examination will be added to the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.

No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months.

SPECIAL INFORMATION :
Appointees may be required to work any shift including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.

The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment . The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed.

VACANCY INFORMATION:
The resulting eligible register from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services as they occur.

APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION:

Applications must be filed online only. Hardcopy/paper applications submitted by U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON will not be accepted.

Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PT, on the last day of filing will not be accepted.

Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website.

Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Requirements. Provide relevant experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the position. Do not group your experience. For each position held, give the name and address of your employer, your position title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected.

All information and documents provided by applicants is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment.

Utilizing verbiage from the Class Specification and Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties will not be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the Requirements. Comments such as "See Resume" or referencing other unsolicited materials/documents will not be considered as a response; in doing so, your application will be rejected.

SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:
Please provide your social security number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a social security number.

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's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.

DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Eric Sanchez, Exam Analyst
(323) 914-7042
esanchez3@dhs.lacounty.gov

ADA COORDINATOR:
(323) 914-7111

CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE:
(800) 735-2922
Closing Date/Time:

Job Address

Los Angeles, California United States View Map