Stationary Engineer (2 positions)
Company: Peralta Community College District
Posted on: June 6, 2021
The Peralta Community College District is a two-year college
system, dedicated to providing comprehensive educational and
community services to the communities it serves, including the
cities of Albany, Alameda, Berkeley, Emeryville, Oakland and
Piedmont California. The District enrolls over 25,000 students in a
broad range of transfer and occupational curricula. The colleges in
the District include College of Alameda, Laney College, Merritt
College and Berkeley City College, which operate under the
governance of a seven- member Board of Trustees and are
administered by a Chancellor/Superintendent.
The Peralta Colleges proudly offers a competitive and
comprehensive core of work-life benefits. The value of the employer
contribution towards your benefits may increase your total
compensation by as much as 47%. Benefit-eligible employees have
access to coverage for themselves and eligible dependents:
- Medical, dental, vision, prescription drug insurance
- Life insurance of 150% of your income up to $100,000.
- Long-term disability coverage.
- Employee Assistance Program.
In addition to your own contribution, Peralta also contributes
11.416% of your salary to the California Public Employees
Retirement System (CalPERS). Retirement eligibility begins as early
as age 50. After 10 years of creditable service, medical benefits
in retirement are extended until age 65.
Other voluntary benefits include:
- Flexible benefit plan participation in the Medical
Reimbursement Plan, Dependent Care Reimbursement Plan (under tax
- Pre-tax commuting expenses (under IRS code 132)
- Tax-deferred plan participation in the 403(b) and 457
- Credit union membership
- Prepaid legal plan participation
- Additional Life Insurance for yourself, spouse or children
- Kaiser and United Health Care Dental are fully paid by the
District. Other plans require employee contribution. Subject to
Job Title Stationary Engineer (2 positions) Time Base 40hrs/week
12months/year Compensation Salary Range: $5,165 - $6,245/Month
Hiring Range: $5,165 - $5,676/Month Position Type Classified
Department Facilities Operations Dept (163) Job Description
Under general supervision, the Stationary Engineer performs
journey level work in operating, maintaining, and repairing heating
ventilation, air conditioning, plumbing, pool equipment,
electrical, door hardware and lock, keying systems. Maintains and
repairs other allied building equipment.
Duties & Responsibilities
- Inspects, adjusts, repairs, installs, services, tests, and
maintains lighting, power, and communication/control systems,
transformers, motors, appliances, transformers, controls (up to 480
volts), including data sensing and transmission cabling that may
involve pneumatics and instruments, and direct digital
- Operates high and low pressure boilers, tests water and adds
- Wires new and altered buildings.
- Assembles, tests, and installs lighting fixtures.
- Inspects, adjusts, repairs, tests, and services heating and air
conditioning unit heaters, chillers and compressors. Activities may
include adding refrigerant and oil, and replacing valves, fans,
gaskets, filters and belts.
- Lubricates equipment.
- Uses various testing devices to locate trouble and makes
- Installs switches, gauges, thermostats, valves, tubing, and
other parts as needed.
- Inspects, services, and repairs kitchen and refrigeration
- Checks elevator functions.
- Inspects and repairs fire and sprinkler alarm system(s),
electric clock system, lighting control system, security access
systems and emergency telephone system(s).
- Maintains locks and door hardware as required.
- Re-keys and records key system revisions.
- Operates and maintains diesel-powered equipment.
- Performs welding and brazing.
- Occasionally orders parts under the direction of the Assistant
Chief Stationary Engineer.
- Updates equipment and maintenance logs.
- Maintains and installs fiber optic and other data cable
- May maintain and repair parking ticket machines, as
- Reads and interprets blueprints.
- May work weekends or evening hours as needed.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
- Four (4) years of verifiable journey-level experience in the
repair and servicing of heating and air conditioning
Completion of a State approved Stationary Engineer
Any combination of qualifying training and/or experience that
could likely provide the desired knowledge, skills and abilities to
perform the duties of the position.
LICENSE: Must have a current valid California Department of
Motor Vehicle's Driver's License and be insurable under Peralta
Community College District's current automobile insurance
Possession of the current valid Universal Technician Certificate
as required by 40 CFR Part 82, Subpart F is required for the
Stationary Engineer, Assistant Chief Stationary Engineer, and Chief
Stationary Engineer. (Possession of the current valid Universal
Technician Certificate is a condition of employment that must be
met to obtain permanent status.)
- Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse
academic, socioeconomic, cultural and disability and ethnic
backgrounds of community college students.
- General knowledge of applicable laws regulating the safe
operating and repair practices for building mechanical systems
including building codes, construction standards, environmental
agency requirements and life safety standards.
- Knowledge of principles governing the safe operation and
maintenance of building mechanical, life safety and locking
- Knowledge of boiler systems and heating, lighting, ventilating,
air conditioning, electrical, refrigeration, and other mechanical
equipment, and the methods, tools, materials and equipment used in
the operation, maintenance and repair of such equipment.
Possession of any or all of the following certificates:
Blood Borne Pathogen Training Certificate
Indoor Air Quality Certificate
Basic Hazardous Materials Awareness Certificate
Lead Paint Awareness Certificate
- Ability to:
o Work efficiently under pressure.
o Understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
o Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working
relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
o Respond to emergency callbacks on matters affecting
maintenance and safety.
o Perform a wide variety of building maintenance tasks.
o Support and complement the educational mission of the
o Follow recommended procedures and techniques to safely perform
o Keep abreast of current technologies in areas of
o Operate, inspect, repair and service a variety of heating, air
conditioning and related equipment
o Estimate the scope of each work assignment and determine the
necessary tools and materials to complete the assignment
o Ability to use one's own initiative to solve building
mechanical systems problems.
o Work from sketched drawings, blueprints and oral
o Use tools skillfully and safely
o Operate a variety of modern office equipment including
personal computers utilizing various software applications (i.e.,
Microsoft Word, Excel, Computer Aided Drafting (CAD), etc.); the
mainframe computer, Internet and e-mail
o Use computer to input/update work orders.
- Occasional work performed in dry and humid conditions.
- Frequent use of motor vehicle on public highways.
- Frequent work performed in extreme cold, heat, wet
- Frequent work performed alone or with people in confined work
spaces, at elevated heights, and with noise.
- Frequent use of motor vehicle on campus property.
- Frequent use of moving equipment and supplies.
- Frequent use of vibrating equipment.
- Must be able to communicate in English (speaking, writing and
reading) at a level to safely and effectively perform the essential
functions of positions in the Engineer Series.
- Frequent sitting, squatting, running, throwing, crawling, and
climbing of stairs.
- Occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling up to 50
- Occasional work at a rapid pace.
- Frequent walking, stooping, kneeling, and climbing of
- Frequent body twisting and reaching.
- Frequent use of balance.
- Constant standing.
- Frequent use of tactile, audio, and visual acuity.
- Frequent use of oral communication.
- Occasional use of written communication.
- Constant use of manual dexterity.
- Frequent use of protective wear for the eyes, ears, head, arms,
face, hands, and fingers.
Tools & Equipment Used Application Deadline Date OPEN UNTIL
FILLED. Applications will be reviewed on March 8, 2018 Open Date
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- How did you find out about the position?
- Asian Week
- California Community College Chancellor's Office website
- Career Builder
- Chronicle of Higher Education website
- Chronicle of Higher Education newspaper
- Community College Jobs Website
- Community College Times
- Diverse Issues in Higher Education
- El Mundo
- Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
- Job Fair, Conference or Workshop
- Local Newspaper (Oakland Tribune, SF Chronicle, ect)
- Oakland Post
- Peralta Jobs Website
- Walk-In (PCCD Office of Human Resources)
- Women in Higher Education
- Word of Mouth
- 24-Hour Job Line
- If you chose "Other" as your answer for the above question,
please provide details
(Open Ended Question)
- Do you have a valid California Department of Motor Vehicle's
- Do you have a current valid Universal Technician
- List of References
- Other Document
- Cover Letter
- Training/Certification Document
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