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THE COUNTY OF SHASTA
INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR
MECHANICAL CRAFTS WORKER II – PROVISIONAL
$3,679 – $4,696 APPROXIMATE MONTHLY* / $21.23 – $27.09 APPROXIMATE HOURLY*
*Please refer to the appropriate Bargaining
Unit Memorandum of Understanding for potential future salary increases*
Please visit http://www.co.shasta.ca.us/index/support_index/personnel/MOUs.aspx
THE CURRENT VACANCY IS IN THE FACILITIES MANAGEMENT
DIVISION OF THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
THIS VACANCY WILL BE FILLED AS A PROVISIONAL APPOINTMENT
ORAL EXAM IS TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED FOR AUGUST 23, 2019
RESPONSES TO SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS REQUIRED
SKILLS OR EXPERIENCES LISTED UNDER THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
STATEMENT MAY ALSO BE USED TO SCREEN APPLICATIONS
FINAL FILING DATE: AUGUST 21, 2019 AT 5:00 PM
ABOUT THE POSITION
Under direction, to perform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled work in the maintenance, installation and repair of County buildings and equipment; and to perform other related work as required.
This vacancy will be filled as a provisional appointment in the Public Works Department. A provisional appointment is defined in Section 4.3 of the Shasta County Personnel Rules.
The Mechanical Crafts Worker II class is distinguished from the lower class of Mechanical Crafts Worker I in that incumbents in this class not only have a specialty but also can perform skilled or semi-skilled work in several other crafts as well as being familiar with County buildings and equipment.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Repairs pumps, motors, transformers, heaters, wiring, switches, generators, fans; uses electrical test equipment; repairs pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical or electronic equipment and components; replaces light bulbs and ballasts; runs electrical conduit; repairs sinks, flush valve toilets, lavatories, water lines; unclogs sewer lines; replaces wax rings; checks for gas leaks; installs and maintains air conditioning units, condensers, compressors, evaporators, expansion and discharge valves, temperature and humidity controls; services air filters; repairs and maintains boilers, cooling towers, coil fans; chemically treats boiler water; may maintain County elevators; fabricates, assembles, installs, repairs duct work, hand rails, steel security screens, steps and platforms; uses gas and electric welders; may make routine purchases of small parts and supplies; and services oxygen, nitrogen and nitrous oxide equipment. May build and repair cabinets, counters, bookshelves; hang and repair doors; install and repair locks; repair venetian blinds, desks, chairs, tables; construct and move partition, install paneling, formica tops, windows; hang tape and texture sheetrock; paint a variety of structures; refinish furniture; paints signs; install floor and ceiling tiles; repair roofs; and work on other related projects. May oversee a small crew of non-paid workers. May act as a lead worker on a particular project.
Any combination of education and experience sufficient to directly demonstrate possession and application of the following:
Knowledge of: Standard tools, methods, practices and materials involved in craft projects or work assignments; prevailing building codes; safe work practices; standard tools, methods, practices and materials involved in several trades other than specialty; County buildings and equipment; basic electronics.
Ability to: Estimate material and labor needs; read, understand and work from general instructions, building plans, sketches and specifications; work in close proximity to jail inmates as assigned; establish cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work; use the tools, materials and equipment involved in several trades; act as a lead worker on special projects.
These requirements are typically attained with two years of experience comparable to a Mechanical Crafts Worker I with Shasta County.
The ideal candidate for this position shall have a broad general knowledge and experience in the building trades. They shall be familiar with plumbing, electrical, wood and steel stud framing, concrete forming and finishing, roofing, and painting. Possess the ability to safely operate machinery, skid steer loader, mini-excavator, backhoe; estimate projects for labor and material that involve multiple trades; perform skilled demolition in occupied buildings; work as part of a crew or solo with minimal supervision.
1. Describe your experience and level of knowledge in the building trades listed in the Ideal Candidate section.
2. Describe your experience in operating equipment listed in the Ideal Candidate section.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds; carry heavy paint buckets, drywall (50 lbs), and plywood up and down hills, banks, ladders, stairs, uneven terrain, and inside facilities; single-handedly use heavy tools on uneven ground or flooring such as saws, drills, jack hammers, wheel barrows (up to 100 lbs. when full), and ladders; with assistance, lift over 100 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth
perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions and is regularly exposed to vibration. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places and is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat, and risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; works with inmates in various demolition, excavation, and construction activities; uses a variety of materials, such as soil, gravel, concrete, lumber, drywall, roofing, and pipe.
The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.
• All new employees are required to have their paycheck directly deposited to a bank account.
• Some positions may require a valid California driver’s license and acceptable driving record according to County policy.
• Reasonable accommodations may be made for those persons who are disabled under the Americans with Disabilities Act to perform the essential functions of the position.
• As part of the selection process, all individuals provided with a preliminary offer of employment with Shasta County will be subject to a background investigation, including a criminal history check (primarily completed through the taking of fingerprints). An image of your fingerprints will be captured and sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history, (if any), will be evaluated along with the other information received in connection with your application. Except as otherwise required by law, a criminal conviction will not necessarily disqualify you from the position. The nature of the offense, the date of the offense, the surrounding circumstances, and the relevance of the offense to the position applied for may, however, be considered.
• Based on the results of the background investigation and criminal history check, applicants may then be provided with an offer of employment conditioned on the results of a medical examination, which includes drug/alcohol testing.
• Shasta County participates in E-Verify. For more information click here. If you do not have internet access, contact Personnel at (530) 225-5515 to request a flier.
• In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, County employees, in the event of a disaster are considered disaster workers and may be asked to respond accordingly.
• Positions in this classification are covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the County and the United Public Employees of California (UPEC) – General.
• Employees in this classification are covered under the CalPERS retirement program. Depending on the provisions of the California Public Employees’ Pension Reform Act (PEPRA) and other applicable laws, an employee in this classification will be covered under one of the following CalPERS retirement formulas: (1) 2% at 55, (2) 2% at 60, or (3) 2% at 62. An employee in this classification will also contribute up to 7.25% of his/her pay to this plan, or will contribute such other amount to the plan as authorized by PEPRA and other applicable laws. Please visit our employees benefit page at Employee Benefits for additional information regarding benefits and CalPERS coverage information. The provisions in this flyer and on the County’s website are for information purposes only. To the extent the provisions of the flyer or the County’s website are inconsistent with PEPRA and other applicable laws, PEPRA and other applicable laws shall govern.
APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCEDURES
Shasta County Personnel will accept applications and responses to the supplemental questions until 5:00p.m., on August 21, 2019. A Resume and/or Cover Letter will be accepted in addition to the application form but will not serve as a substitute for a completed application. It is not acceptable to complete the application with statements such as, “Refer to Resume and/or Cover Letter,” or “See Attached Resume and/or Cover Letter” the employment application must be completed in its entirety prior to submission. Incomplete applications will not be processed. Closing date postmarks or faxes will NOT be accepted. This recruitment will establish a list that may or may not be used by other departments. Prior applicants must reapply to be considered.
Applicants will be screened and those considered best qualified will be invited to appear for an oral and/or written examination. Meeting the announced requirements does not guarantee inclusion into the selection process. Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of additional application screening, written and/or practical exam(s), oral interview, or any combination thereof.
Veterans’ Credit: Veterans (as defined by California Government Code section 18973) who have been discharged from military service under conditions other than dishonorable and who receive a passing score on all components of the employment examinations (up to and including oral examinations) shall receive credit for an additional five points to be added to their final examination score. To be considered for this credit, a veteran MUST provide a copy of his or her discharge document (DD-214 or equivalent) and information as to the type of discharge (honorable, dishonorable, etc.) WITH THE EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION ON OR BEFORE THE FINAL FILING DATE.
Applicants are encouraged to apply on-line at apply online or submit an application to the Shasta County Personnel Office.
Arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants with disabilities. Requests for accommodations may be made to the Shasta County Personnel Office by the filing deadline posted on this bulletin. Shasta County does not discriminate on the basis of disability. If you feel you are being denied service based on a disability, our ADA Coordinator may be reached at (530) 225-5515; relay service (800) 735-2922; fax (530) 225-5345.
SHASTA COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Shasta County Personnel
1450 Court Street, Suite 348; Redding, CA 96001; (530) 225-5515
Worksite City: Redding
Wages / Salary: $21.23 - $27.09 APPROXIMATE HOURLY
Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Paid Sick Leave
Number of hours/week: 40
Contract Status: Regular
Job closes on: 2019-08-21
Driver's License Required: No
FMCSA Medical Card Required:
Lifting requirement: 50-100 lbs
Ways to apply
Apply on our company's website: https://agency.governmentjobs.com/shasta/default.cfm