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OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
CAREER OPPORTUNITY

Posting #18-59

POSITION
CLASSIFICATION:
Operating Engineer

PERMANENT
ASSIGNMENT:
Deputy Chief of Staff, Administration

DIVISION
SERVED:
Office Services and Operations

LOCATION: Springfield

SALARY: Prevailing Wage

SUMMARY OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under direct supervision, operates and maintains powerhouse equipment on an assigned shift; may supervise other employees in the power plant on the same shift; may perform maintenance tasks in other buildings in small institutions.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

1. Directs the work of firemen and powerhouse workers in the installations, alteration, repair, maintenance and operation of boilers, furnaces and auxiliary equipment such as stokers, blowers, flow meters, pumps, compressors, generators and turbines.
2. Makes rounds of powerhouse at regular intervals; reads gauges; adjusts equipment; observes the operation of all machinery.
3. Watches power consumption meters; starts, synchronizes, switches and stops generators or turbines as indicated.
4. Keeps powerhouse log recording gauge readings, fuel consumed, power generated, maintenance work performed and similar data.
5. Makes and records tests of water used for domestic consumption or generating steam; adds chlorine or other purifying or water softening chemicals as required.
6. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS:

Education and Experience

Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of eight years of elementary school, four years experience in power plant operation and in firing high pressure stationary boilers.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Requires working knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques used in the operation of high pressure coal, gas or oil fired boilers and their auxiliaries. Requires elementary knowledge of the operation of electrical generating equipment. Requires ability to supervise and direct the work of employees and inmate or patient labor engaged in power plant operation. Requires ability to keep simple records. Requires skill in the control and regulation of high pressure boilers. Requires skill in the use of tools and equipment used in maintaining powerhouse equipment. Requires ability to observe and judge the operating efficiency of power generating and allied machinery.

HOURS OF WORK: Rotating Shift

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send resume with cover letter to:

Office of the Attorney General
Human Resources Bureau
500 South Second Street
Springfield, IL 62701
or
humanresources@atg.state.il.us


An Equal Opportunity Employer

The Illinois Attorney General's Office is an equal opportunity employer. The Office considers applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or disability.

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