Stationary Engineer, Sewage Plant (7372)

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JOB OPPORTUNITY: Stationary Engineer, Sewage Plant (7372)

Annual Compensation: $117,442.00

The City and County of San Francisco is accepting applications for the Stationary Engineer, Sewage Plant (7372).

Application Filing Deadline:  Apply immediately as this announcement may close at any time after 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 24, 2022.

San Francisco is a vibrant and dynamic city, on the forefront of economic growth & innovation, urban development, arts & entertainment, as well as social issues & change. This rich tapestry of culture and ideas is sustained by our City’s commitment to heighten the quality of life for San Franciscans and residents of the greater Bay Area. Our employees play an important role not only in making our City what it is today, but also in shaping the future of San Francisco.

Position Description:

The Stationary Engineer, for the Sewage Treatment Plant will function as plant operator and/or plant mechanic and will be responsible for operating and maintaining a wide variety of complex machinery and equipment in a sewage treatment plant. Opportunities may be located at the San Francisco International Airport, North Point, Southeast or Oceanside plants, Treasure Island, and in Moccasin, California, approximately 140 miles from San Francisco. City departments who may hire from this recruitment include:

  1. San Francisco International Airport – 
  2. San Francisco Public Utilities Commission –

To learn more about the essential job duties of a Stationary Engineer, Sewage Treatment Plant, visit the City’s job posting at: Stationary Engineer, Sewage Plant (7372)

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Four (4) years of verifiable journey-level Stationary Engineer, Plant Operator and/or Plant Mechanic experience in the operation, maintenance, and repair of a variety of mechanical and electrical pumping, heating, air-conditioning, ventilating, and related plant machinery of wastewater treatment plant; government establishment; hospital; industrial, production, or commercial building; OR
  2. Completion of a recognized four-year Stationary Engineer Apprenticeship Program; OR
  3. Graduation from a recognized four-year Maritime Academy with a degree in Engineering or Technology; OR
  4. Possession of at least a 3rd Assistant Marine Engineer’s License of any unrestricted horsepower (experience as an Oiler or Firetender will not be accepted as qualifying); OR
  5. Possession of an FAA Airframe or Power Plant Certificate AND four (4) years of verifiable experience in an Airframe or Powerplant mechanic or maintenance technician capacity that utilizes the certificate; AND
  6. Possession of a valid driver’s license.

Notes on Qualifying Experience and Education

In addition to the above Minimum Qualifications, all positions in the Operations Division at the PUC will require at least a Grade Level I Wastewater Treatment Operator Certificate or an Operator-in-Training Certificate issued by the State of California Water Resources Control Board, upon appointment to a position.

  1. If an operator is hired with an OIT (Operator-in-Training) Certificate, upon expiration of the OIT Certificate, the Operator must have a California Grade I Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certificate; within two (2) years of obtaining a California Grade I Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certificate, the Operator is required to obtain a California Grade II Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certificate. If an Operator is hired with a California Grade I Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certificate, within two (2) years of appointment, the Operator is required to obtain a California Grade II Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certificate.
  2. Employees assigned to positions at the Maintenance Section of the PUC who do not fulfill the requirement in Note 2 above, will be required to obtain a California Water Environment Association Grade I Mechanical Technology Certificate within two (2) years of hire.
  3. Failure to meet the requirements set forth in either Note 2 or Note 3 may be the basis for termination or dismissal from employment.
  4. Passing the exam to obtain a California Grade III Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certificate within six (6) years of appointment is highly encouraged.
  5. Upon appointment to employment, and then on an annual basis, employees will be required to pass a State-mandated Respirator Medical Examination and be clean-shaven as required for use, and at least annually for respirator and self-contained breathing apparatus fitting.
  6. For Operator positions, candidates are required to obtain six educational points as defined by State of California Water Resources Control Board. For details, please see attached link (Sections: 3685 – 3687).

Benefits of working for the City and County of San Francisco:

  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Healthcare spending plan
  • Pension plan
  • 457 deferred compensation plan
  • Generous vacation and leave time
  • Employee Wellness program
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits program
  • Individual City departments may have additional benefits
  •  Parental Leave and Family Friendly Workplace

Minorities, Women and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to Apply.  An Equal Opportunity Employer.

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