City of Portland, Oregon
Portland, Oregon, United States
The Position The City of Portland's Office of Management and Finance, Facilities Division is seeking Facilities Maintenance Technicians to join their team. The Facilities Division manages over 4 million square feet of City owned assets valued at over $500 million with an annual operating budget of over $14 million dollars. The Facilities Division includes Dispatchers, Maintenance Technicians, Utility Workers, Project Managers, Engineers, Operations Managers, all under the direction of the Facilities Services Division Manager. Under the general direction of the Facilities Maintenance Supervisor, the Facilities Maintenance Technician performs preventive maintenance and repair of heating, cooling, ventilation systems, household appliances, and other building equipment such as lights, plumbing, electrical, and office furniture. Successful candidates must have experience with building heating systems to recognize operating conditions that may lead to breakdown or inefficient operation, as well as performing building maintenance tasks requiring a variety of mechanical skills. Familiarity with direct digital controls and building automation systems is highly desired. Work is performed in a variety of offices and public settings with a focus on customer service. Work must be performed in safe manner, following all applicable OSHA regulations. The Facilities Maintenance Technician functions as a technical expert, providing troubleshooting for maintenance issues and works collaboratively with diverse stakeholders to assess, identify, plan, and fulfill maintenance activities. Typical Duties/Examples of Work: Performs preventive maintenance to plumbing, electrical, mechanical systems and related system components; tests systems' competency and devices and evaluates performance; participates in developing preventative maintenance plans. Repairs and replaces plumbing, electrical, mechanical systems and system components, including sensors and related hardware and software. Maintains induction and air handling units; cleans and inspects all equipment; maintains and services refrigeration units. Estimates and evaluates project costs; identifies repair and maintenance projects requiring the assistance of contractors or vendors; describes work to be performed, solicits cost estimates and evaluates cost for projects valued at less than prescribed limits; manages the selected contractor's or vendor's work and recommends final payment; assists in the review of new construction or remodel plans to assure compliance with facility maintenance standards. Inspects buildings and facilities for needed maintenance and repairs. Reviews new construction or remodel plans to ensure compliance of specification and standards; monitors work of vendors. Repairs and maintains facilities structures; performs minor repairs to building plumbing, low-voltage, and line voltage electric systems, door hardware, fire, life and safety protection equipment/ systems, sprinkler systems, irrigation lines; constructs and maintains indoor/outdoor recreational facilities, fans, lights and related; conducts structural inspections for safety. Provides technical assistance and makes recommendations. Responds to emergency calls. Performs related duties as assigned. The eligible list from this recruitment may also be used to fill future vacancies in other City bureaus. This classification is represented by the District Council of Trade Unions (DCTU ). To view this labor agreement, please go to https://www.portlandoregon.gov/bhr/27840 and click onthe appropriate link. External applicants start at the entry salary rate. Why join the City of Portland? The City of Portland is committed to offering medical, dental, vision, basic life, and long-term disability coverage that provides quality care, support and value to eligible employees and their family members. Additional benefits such as flexible spending accounts, supplemental life insurance and employee assistance program coverage is available to ensure employees have the appropriate tools to safeguard themselves and their family.The City of Portland also participates inPERS, the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System. For more information on the City of Portland's benefits please click here . To Qualify The following minimum qualifications are required for this position: Knowledge of building/facility automated control systems and components. Knowledge of installation, maintenance and repair of plumbing systems. Knowledge and experience applying the principles of building maintenance and repair. Knowledge and experience performing installation, maintenance and repair of HVAC and refrigeration systems including the operation of chillers, fan systems and pumps. Skill and experience performing repair and replacement of facilities electrical components. Knowledge and experience managing facility maintenance hazards and safety precautions, including applicable OSHA standards. Applicants must also possess: Limited Maintenance Electrical (LME) license or higher Oregon electrical license at time of application. CFC Handler and refrigerant recovery certification within 6 months of hire. Some positions may require the following: Class three boilers license; State of Oregon back flow tester's / cross connection inspector; Confined space entry certification; Brazing Certification The Recruitment Process An evaluation of each applicant's training and experience, as demonstrated in your resume and responses to the supplemental questions weighted 100%. Do not attach materials not requested. Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on the equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your results. Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information. Additional evaluation may be required prior to establishment of the eligible list and/or final selection. Recruitment Timeline: Position Posted: 04/01/19 - 04/22/19 ApplicationsReviewed: week of 04/22/19 Selection Interview(s): Week of 05/06/19 Please note: All timelines are approximate and subject to change. Additional Information Application Instructions Applicants must submit a professional résumé and responses to the attached supplemental questions online, specifically focused on your qualifications for this position as identified in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement in accordance with the following Application Instructions: Your résumé and responses to the attachedsupplemental questions will be the basis for our evaluation of your qualifications for this position. Incomplete or inappropriate information may result in disqualification. Your responses to the supplemental questions should include details describing your education, training and/or experience, and where obtained, which clearly reflects your qualifications for each of the numbered items in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement. Your résumé should support the details described in your responses to the supplemental questions. If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, as identified below, please describe in your responses to your supplemental questions and resume any transferrable skills obtained during your military service and how they relate to each of the required minimum qualifications under the "To Qualify" section above. All completed applications for this position must be submitted no later than the closing date and time of this recruitment. E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted . If you are requesting Veteran's Preference , attach a copy of your DD214 / DD215 and / or Veteran's Administration letter stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veteran's Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment you apply for. Veteran's Preference documentation must be submitted no later than11:59 PM on the closing date of this recruitment. Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at time of application. It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income.The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply.If you wish to identify yourself as an individual with a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 and will be requesting accommodation, the requests must be made to the Analyst(s) named belowno later than the closing date of this announcement. Questions? Teresa Dahrens, Senior Human Resources Analyst Bureau of Human Resources Teresa.Dahrens@portlandoregon.gov (503) 823-4516 An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Closing Date/Time: 4/22/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Oakland, California, United States
Ride BART to a satisfying career that lets you both: 1) make a difference to Bay Area residents, and 2) enjoy excellent pay, benefits and employment stability. BART is looking for people who like to be challenged, work in a fast paced environment, and have a passion for connecting over 400,000 daily riders to work, school and other places they need to go. BART offers a competitive salary, comprehensive health benefits, paid time off, and the CalPERS retirement program. Department The Maintenance and Engineering (M&E) Department at BART has over 1500 employees who serve San Francisco Bay Area communities every day by providing safe and reliable infrastructure to enable on-time service. M&E Engineering leads over one hundred capital design & construction projects along with providing technical expertise for all operational infrastructure assets except rail vehicles. We focus on safety, reliability, and innovation to benefit passengers and employees, so trains and projects can move swiftly every day. We hire maintenance-friendly Engineering talent who bring a high level of technical capability, accountability, and enthusiasm for continuous improvement. Pay and Benefits BART offers comprehensive compensation and benefits programs. Benefits include CalPERS pension; excellent medical (effective January 1, 2019 current employee cost $147.14 monthly for most plans), vision, and dental coverage; supplemental insurances; paid holidays and vacation; as well as two investment programs, one of which is entirely funded by BART. BART does not participate in Social Security. Complimentary BART passes for employee and qualifying dependents. Pay Rate $121,196 Minimum - $187,856 Maximum (Non-Represented Pay Band 10) Posted Date January 10, 2019 Closing Date Open Until Further Notice Reports To Assigned Engineering Manager Days Off Typically, Saturdays and Sundays, but working variable shifts, including nights and weekends, will be required Who May Apply All current BART employees and qualified individuals who are not yet BART employees. Current Assignment Incumbent in this position will lead a Traction Power Engineering Division, and manage, motivate, and drive improvements with a staff of approximately 25 Electrical Engineers and project personnel. The scope of the Traction Power Engineering Group includes the development and modification of BART's facilities and systems such as: Substations, transformers, circuit breakers, switchgears, rectifiers, traction power distribution, utility power, protective relays and PLCs, grounding, and cables. Bachelor's degree in Engineering and PE required, with education and experience preferred in the Electrical branch of Engineering. Master's degree a plus. Must have a minimum of 10 years work experience in the field of Electrical Power Engineering, including at least 3 years of administrative and supervisory experience, and must demonstrate achievements in the following areas: Leadership and delivery of complex engineering design projects in an operating environment Innovative and creative problem solving, data driven root cause analysis Risk based Asset Management Continuous improvement, Quality Control/Quality Assurance Incumbents in this position must demonstrate superior abilities in leadership, self-motivation, and technical acumen as well as have management experience, strong communication and organizational skills, and sound judgment. Ideal incumbents will demonstrate the following skills beyond the minimum qualifications: Strong experience with management of a comprehensive Traction Power Engineering program. Excellent communication skills, including the ability to make clear presentations, produce concise technical and administrative reports, and explain complex/technical issues to BART management and leaders. Ability to select, train, develop, supervise, and motivate staff. Experience with managing the services of outside consultants. Planning, organizing, directing, reviewing, and evaluating the activities of professional staff and contract consultants on assigned engineering projects. Ability to establish performance measures and Key Performance Indicators (KPI), including for an intelligent power systems performance Experience in preparing and administrating group/program budgets and contracts. Ability to interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, laws and regulations. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships. Participating in the development and administration of division goals, objectives and procedures. Developing engineering feasibility studies, plans, specifications, cost estimates, requests for proposals and bid documents for power engineering projects. Analyzing problems, identifying alternative solutions, projecting consequences of proposed actions and implementing recommendations in support of goals. Researching, analyzing and implementing new and innovative methods and techniques for power distribution, maintenance, monitoring and equipment reliability. Clear and concise communication, both oral and in writing. Willingness to be on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (in rotation with others), to work occasionally during overnight and weekend maintenance windows, and to work occasionally in noisy and dirty environments or in foul weather and in close proximity to moving trains. An understanding of electrical, mechanical, physical, and mathematical principles applicable to the BART train control, traction power, ventilation, HVAC, and other miscellaneous support systems and a keen interest in keeping up to date with emerging technology, developments, and trends in these areas. Comprehensive knowledge of: Operations, services and activities of a comprehensive medium and high voltage electrical power equipment, systems and facilities. Operations, Engineering, services and activities of an intelligent power system, including protection, controls, and remote access / monitoring Principles and practices of traction power electrical engineering, renewable energy, power quality and efficiency Principles and practices of Reliability Centered Maintenance Principles and practices of project scheduling and management. Principles and practices of program development and administration. Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration. Construction materials, methods and equipment used in traction power electrical engineering projects. Principles and practices of contract and construction management. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation. Related building codes, regulations, and provisions. Related Federal, State and local laws, codes, and regulations. NOTE: The incumbent selected from this advertisement will primarily support the implementation of Traction Power Systems Renovation Projects funded by the District's RR measure and are subject to time and funding limitations Essential Job Functions 1. Assumes management responsibility for assigned services and activities of the Traction Power Engineering Division including design, rehabilitation, construction activities, and maintenance support. 2. Oversees the design work the traction power system rehabilitation, maintenance, and construction projects to ensure technical and code conformance to established standards. 3. Manages and participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and priorities for assigned programs; recommends and administers policies and procedures. 4. Monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; recommends, within departmental policy, appropriate service and staffing levels. 5. Plans, directs, coordinates and reviews the work plan for assigned staff; assigns work activities, projects and programs; reviews and evaluates work products, methods and procedures; meets with staff to identify and resolve problems. 6. Manages and oversees traction power system rehabilitation and other contracts, including engineering consultant contracts, traction power engineering projects; including the District's System Rehabilitation Program; reviews and approves final project plans, specifications and cost estimates. 7. Directs the preparation of plans, specifications, cost estimates, requests for proposals and bid documents for District traction power engineering projects. 8. Monitors developments and legislation related to assigned area of responsibility; evaluates impact upon district operations; recommends and implements equipment, practice and procedural improvements. 9. Selects, trains, motivates and evaluates assigned personnel; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; implements discipline and termination procedures. 10. Oversees and participates in the development and administration of the division's annual budget; participates in the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; monitors and approves expenditures; implements adjustments. 11. Serves as the liaison for the Traction Power Division with other divisions, departments and outside agencies; provides technical assistance to the Legal Department and serves as an expert witness; negotiates and resolves sensitive and controversial issues. 12. Oversees traction power engineering project contracts including progress reviews, payments, claims, submittals, and correspondence. 13. Serves as staff on a variety of boards, commissions and committees; prepares and presents periodic and special reports regarding division activities to management staff or other departments and other necessary correspondence. 14. Directs the preparation of and approves final plans, specifications, cost estimates, requests for proposals and bid documents; conducts or directs analytical studies. 15. Responds to and resolves difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints; responds to emergency situations related to safe operation of the traction power equipment in the District. Minimum Qualifications Education : A Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or a closely related field from an accredited college or university. Experience : Five (5) years of (full-time equivalent) verifiable traction power engineering experience, which must have included at least (2) two years of administrative and supervisory experience. License or Certificate : Registration as a professional electrical engineer in the State of California. Other Requirements : Must have a valid California driver's license and have a satisfactory driving record. Must possess sufficient physical mobility to inspect construction in progress or run varied equipment tests. WORKING CONDITIONS Environmental Conditions : Office environment; exposure to computer screens; field environment; construction site environment; exposure to heat, cold, moving vehicle, electrical energy and inclement weather conditions. Physical Conditions : May require maintaining physical condition necessary for walking, standing or sitting for prolonged periods of time. Knowledge of : Operations, services and activities of a comprehensive traction power engineering program. Principles and practices of traction power engineering. Principles and practices of project scheduling and management. Principles and practices of program development and administration. Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration. Construction materials, methods and equipment used in electrical and mechanical engineering projects. Principles and practices of contract and construction management. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation. Related building codes, regulations and provisions. Related Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations. Skill in : Overseeing and participating in the management of a comprehensive electrical and mechanical engineering program. Selecting, supervising, training and evaluating staff. Managing the services of outside consultants. Participating in the development and administration of division goals, objectives and procedures. Planning, organizing, directing, reviewing, and evaluating the activities of professional staff and contract consultants on assigned engineering projects. Preparing and administering large program budgets and contracts. Preparing clear and concise administrative and financial reports. Preparing engineering project feasibility studies and cost estimates. Analyzing problems, identifying alternative solutions, projecting consequences of proposed actions and implementing recommendations in support of goals. Researching, analyzing and evaluating new service delivery methods and techniques. Interpreting and applying Federal, State and local policies, laws and regulations. Communicating clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Selection Process Applications will be screened to assure that minimum qualifications are met. Those applicants who meet minimum qualifications will then be referred to the hiring department for the completion of further selection processes. The selection process for this position may include a skills/performance demonstration, a written examination, and a panel and/or individual interview. The successful candidate must have an employment history demonstrating reliability and dependability; provide copies of certificates, diplomas or other documents as required by law, including those establishing his/her right to work in the U. S; pass a pre-employment medical examination which may include a drug and alcohol screen, and which is specific to the essential job functions and requirements. Pre-employment processing will also include a background check. (Does not apply to current full-time District employees unless specific job requires additional evaluations). Application Process External applicants may only apply online, at www.bart.gov/jobs. Applicants needing assistance with the online application process may receive additional information by calling (510) 464-6112. Current employees are strongly encouraged to apply online, either at www.bart.gov/jobs, or on WebBART. Current employees may also apply using a BART paper application by delivering the completed form to the Human Resources Department, or by mailing it to P. O. Box 12688, Oakland, CA 94604-2688. All applicants are asked to complete the application in full, indicating dates of employment, all positions held, hours worked, and a full description of duties. On line applicants are invited to electronically attach a resume to the application form to provide supplemental information, but should not consider the resume a substitute for the application form itself. Applications must be complete by the closing date and time listed on the job announcement. Equal Employment Opportunity The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and above), religion, national origin (including language use restrictions), disability (mental and physical, including HIV and AIDS), ancestry, marital status, military status, veteran status, medical condition (cancer/genetic characteristics and information), or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws. The BART Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate persons with disabilities or for religious reasons. Please advise the Human Resources Department of any special needs in advance of the examination by emailing at least 5 days before your examination date at email@example.com . Qualified veterans may be eligible to obtain additional veteran's credit in the selection process for this recruitment (effective Jan. 1, 2013). To obtain the credit, veterans must attach to the application a DD214 discharge document or proof of disability and complete/submit the Veteran's Preference Application no later than the closing date of the posting. For more information about this credit please go to the Veteran's Preference Policy and Application link at www.bart.gov/jobs. Other Information Please note that any job announcement may be canceled at any time. Please be prepared to present documentation in support of any required licenses, degrees, or certifications upon request. 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