Level 1A Building Engineer - Open to the Public

Location
Cincinnati, OH, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 10, 2019
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  • Date Available:
    TBD

  • Closing Date:
    06/28/2019

  •    CITY OF CINCINNATI - CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION - OFFICIAL BULLETIN

    Examination No. 19-26 (BofE)

    OPEN TO THE PUBLIC WITH THE CINCINNATI PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM

    TITLE: LEVEL 1A BUILDING ENGINEER (BofE)

    SALARY RANGE: $24.99 per hour

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, June 28, 2019 4:00 P.M.

    GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES :
    The Level 1A Building Engineer position provides supervision of custodial staff, performs custodial related tasks including grounds maintenance, general maintenance, building security and safety. Performs other work, such as moving furniture, receiving and sorting supplies, distributing mail, snow and ice removal, etc. necessary to operating a school. Minor maintenance of HVAC equipment, i.e. replacing filters, checking chemical feed systems, and troubleshooting complaint calls.

    EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED :
    (Illustrative only. Any one position within this classification may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all of the tasks which may be performed.)
    Maintain ledger information on assigned accounts.
    Check ledger amounts for accuracy, correcting inaccuracies.
    Reconcile account statements and balances.
    Log documents in and out as they flow through processing cycles.
    Receive, prepare, and fill-out documents and data entry forms for computer processing.
    Validate computer entries and printouts against input forms and submit instructions for
    correcting errors or making adjustments.
    Verify accuracy of financial documents, including vouchers and requisitions.
    Check reports, forms, and payments for accuracy, completeness, timeliness and
    conformance to legal and policy requirements.
    Check legality of expenditures and availability of funds.
    Verify accuracy of payroll entries.
    Prepare, type, word process and proofread a variety of documents, including general
    correspondence and reports.
    Respond to questions from other employees and assist those contacted in the course of
    duty.
    Perform complicated payroll calculations involving standard hours, overtime, sick time,
    other leave time.
    Calculate, understand and process all aspects of payroll.
    Perform standard bookkeeping, accounting and auditing duties.
    Complete required forms and statements.
    May assume duties of absent employee.
    Perform related duties as required or as needed.

    Knowledge of:
    Basic arithmetic and English
    Basic computer skills, MS Office functions and Group Wise
    Basic types of heating systems
    Basics of supervision
    Basic types of heating and air conditioning systems
    Building crafts skills sufficient to perform minor or routine and emergency repair work
    General knowledge to disconnect/disable building systems, ie, gas, water, electric
    Basic knowledge of emergency safety systems
    Custodial (including grounds maintenance) procedures, supplies, tools and equipment
    Department/Board rules, regulations, benefits, forms, etc.

    Ability to:
    Keep simple records and prepare simple reports
    Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
    Ability to execute emails, create word documents, reports, and spread sheets
    Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
    Perform chemical analysis and treatment of water to maintain prescribed standards in heating and cooling systems, if required
    Recognize health, safety and security problems, and to respond appropriately
    Keep abreast of new technology
    Work under stressful situations/conditions; make decision, especially in critical situations
    Work independently in absence of supervision
    Perform preventive maintenance to custodial equipment and as directed to HVAC equipment.
    Provide instructions/demonstrations/training in work to be performed
    Establish schedules, priorities; delegate work; appraise work of others
    Work overtime, weekends and other than normal day shift
    Seek continuing education/training in order to advance knowledge and skill in the field and in job performance

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    Minimum of three (3) years of satisfactory work experience in building operations or commercial custodial work.
    Must have satisfactorily completed and have a passing grade (70 (C) or higher) in the Stationary Engineering 1 and 2.
    Must have satisfactorily completed and have a passing grade (70 or higher) in the HVACR-1 course.
    Must have satisfactorily completed and have a Universal CFC Certification.
    After becoming a Building Engineer one must complete the following course work: Homeland Security and Basic Computer training.

    Certification
    HVAC R-1, Universal CFC and Boiler 1

    MILITARY EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE EVALUATION
    Military education and experience may be substituted for college level course work at the lower and upper division baccalaureate and graduate levels and apprenticeship training at the vocational certificate level on a case by case basis based on the American Council on Education (ACE) Military Guide recommendations.

    PROBATIONARY PERIOD : 1 year within the bargaining unit.

    Other Requirements:
    Free of criminal convictions, especially in crimes involving non-adults, controlled substances, intoxication, pornography and burglary/robbery.
    Physical strength and stamina to lift/carry/move heavy objects weighing as much as 80 pounds, and occasionally much heavier.
    Willing and able to work at heights on ladders and scaffolding, as much as 30 feet.
    Willing and able to work in cramped, dirty, dusty and isolated areas.
    Body structure does not prevent access to work areas, such as narrow crawl spaces.
    This is a sensitive classification, therefore applicants for appointment must pass security clearance, which includes a check of employment references and criminal records.

    EXAM DATE, TIME AND LOCATION: Monday, July 15, 2019, TBD, Board of Education, 2651 Burnet Ave, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219. Room 1A

    SUBJECTS AND WEIGHTS OF TEST SECTIONS:
    The selection process is worth 100% of the exam grade and consists of a written exam. The passing score will be determined after the examination by the Civil Service Examiner together with the Secretary. Determination of the passing score will be based on the job analysis, analysis of examination results, consultation with subject matter experts or other professional methods. Veteran's points will be added to passing scores.

    OPEN TO THE PUBLIC GENERAL INFORMATION
    • This Civil Service exam is open to the public who meet the eligibility and qualification requirements stated in the announcement.
    • All applicants MUST submit a resume and application online at http://www.cps-k12.org/ . Click on employment, then Apply Online. Deadline to apply for this position, 4:00 p.m., Friday, June 28, 2019.
    • Unless otherwise stated, work experience requirements must be met by paid experience and all qualifications must be met by the application deadline date.
    • Application accepted from both citizens and non-citizens; however, due to the Immigration Reform and Control Act, only citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the U.S. will be hired.
    • AGE REQUIREMENT:Must be at least 18 years old by the application deadline date.
    • EDUCATIONAL TRANSCRIPTS: NO LATER THAN THE DEADLINE DATE FOR FILING APPLICATIONS PLEASE NOTE: Copies of unofficial versions or internet printouts of transcripts are NOT acceptable.
    • VETERAN'S CREDIT: 20% additional credit is given for military service or service as a Red Cross nurse. To qualify, the following requirements must be met EACH TIME an application is filed for an exam; have an honorable discharge or transfer to the reserves with evidence of satisfactory service, OR have been a Red Cross nurse; have served on active duty; and have shown an official document verifying such service (e.g. DD-214), no later than the exam date; and have passed the civil service exam.
    • PASSING SCORE: The passing score will be determined after the examination by the exam analyst, based on the job analysis, exam result, consultation with subject matter expert, and/or other professional methods.
    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR QUALIFIED PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
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