FUEL EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 12, 2019
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades Engineering Information Technology and Communication Services Public Works
  • Salary: $57,984.00 - $68,224.32 Annually

Job Description



EXAM NUMBER
J6609E

REBULLETIN INFORMATION:
THIS ANNOUNCEMENTIS A REBULLETINTO REOPEN THE FILING PERIOD, CHANGE THE FILING TYPE FROM STANDARD TO OPEN CONTINUOUS AND UPDATE INFORMATION ON THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE. PERSONS WHO HAVE ALREADY APPLIED WITHIN THE LAST TWELVE (12) MONTHS NEED NOT REAPPLY, BUT MAY SUBMIT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BY THE LAST DAY OF FILING. THE INFORMATION MUST INCLUDE YOUR NAME, THE CORRECT EXAMINATION TITLE AND NUMBER.

FIRST DAY OF FILING
July 15, 2019at 8:00 A.M. (PT)

THE FILING PERIOD MAY BE SUSPENDED AT ANY TIME WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE. THIS EXAMINATION MAY REOPEN AS THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE REQUIRE.

TYPE OF RECRUITMENT
OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY

DEFINITION
Inspects both aboveground and underground storage facilities and maintainsand repairs dispensing systems, peripheral equipment and tools.

CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS

Positions allocable to this class are primarily responsible for performing inspections of both aboveground and underground storage tank facilities. Incumbents in this classification typically report to a crafts supervisor or manager and work independently in the field to examine aboveground and underground storage equipment and exercise independent judgment in troubleshooting electrical, mechanical, electronic, and plumbing problems in order to diagnose the source of equipment failure. Incumbents must possessthorough knowledge of tools and equipment used for inspections and maintenance of underground storage facilities, as well as a thorough understanding of industry standard methodologiesincluding safety procedures, compliance standards, and emergency response plans. Incumbents are also responsible for providing technical training to facility staff in the proper methods of operations, and in the conduct of emergency procedures. Incumbentsin this class may also be engaged in the maintenance and repair of various equipment used in recreational activities, park maintenance, hospitals and facilities, fueling facilities,kitchen facilities, custody facilities, and a variety of other areas or activities.

Essential Job Functions
Performs inspections of aboveground and underground storage equipment facilities by visually inspecting the systems, examining monitor histories, and verifying alarm status.

Conducts preventative maintenance, repair, and testing of dispensing systems and devices; checks for proper placement of leak detectors and sensors, and ensures proper working condition; installs and tests mechanical line/leak detectors.

Troubleshoots minor electrical, electronic, mechanical, and plumbing issues with malfunctioning equipment; repairs and/or replaces equipment such as circuit boards, electrical conduits, fuel dispensers, fuses, hoses, motors and pumps, nozzles, vapor recovery systems, and water and air lines.

Responds to minor fuel spills, overfills, equipment malfunctions, and other problems associated with the operation of the aboveground and underground storage equipment system(s).

Maintains record of inspections, maintenance histories, recommendations, and test compliance records; documents and tracks all problems and service requests in the site log books.

Maintains and reviews the alarm history report or log to verify that each alarm situation was documented and responded to appropriately; maintains all documents describing actions taken in response to alarm conditions.

Inspects containers and containment areas for the presence of debris, hazardous substances, or water; checks monitoring equipment in such areas to ensure that leaks are detected at the earliest opportunity.

Monitors facility operations and storage sites to ensure compliance with established departmental policies and procedures, as well as guidelines established by the California Code of Regulations; monitors equipment for any abnormalities and ensures they meet compliance regulations set forth by local agencies such as the Air Quality Management District (AQMD), Department of Public Works, the State of California Water Resources Control Board, and the fire departments; ensures facilities meet upgrades and new compliance requirements, when applicable.

Verifies that required testing and maintenance for aboveground and underground storage equipment systems have been completed; maintains documentation of such action.

Contacts vendors to coordinate periodic inspection and testing of equipment; receives information from vendors regarding updated equipment specification sheets and training provided by equipment manufacturers.

Verifies that facility employees have received appropriate training; maintains records of such training.

Provides technical training to facility employees in the proper operation and maintenance of underground storage tank systems, including but not limited to proper protocol and methods of operation; the operation of the underground storage tank system in a manner consistent with the facility's best management practices; the facility employees' role with regard to monitoring equipment as specified in the facility's monitoring plan; the proper alarm and emergency procedures; the facility's response plan; and the name of the contact person(s) for emergencies and monitoring equipment alarms.

Performs maintenance and repair of a variety of equipment and tools used in recreational activities, park maintenance, hospitals and institutions, fueling systems, kitchen facilities, custody facilities, and other miscellaneous activities, as required.

Travels to Departmental facilities not reachable by public transportation to conduct onsite inspections, repairs, and maintenance.
Requirements
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Three years of experience performing journey-level* maintenance and repair of a variety of equipment and tools used in construction or repair of underground storage equipment and related dispensing systems.

LICENSE
A valid California Class C Driver License is required to perform job-related essential functions.Candidates offered these positions would be required to show proof of a driver license prior to appointment.

Successful applicants for this position will be required to obtain a copy of his/her driving record from the California State Department of Motor Vehicles before being appointed. A copy of your driving record must be presented at the time of your appointment. License must not be suspended, restricted, or revoked. AN APPLICANT WHOSE DRIVING RECORD SHOWS THREE (3) OR MORE VIOLATIONS WITHIN THE LAST YEAR WILL NOT BE APPOINTED.

CERTIFICATE

Applicant Shall possess, or obtain by dateof appointment, and maintain the following current certificates issued by the International Code Council (ICC):

California Underground Storage Tank System Operator
California Underground Storage Tank Service Technician
Vapor Recovery System Repair

During employment, incumbent shall maintain a current Confined Space Training certification approved by the State of California Division of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA).

During employment, incumbent shall obtain and maintain specific manufacturers' fuel systems certifications within 6 months of the completion of manufacturers' training.

Some assignments in this class require the use of respirators such as when working in confined spaces or in an environment with hazardous materials.

PHYSICAL CLASS
Physical Class III - Moderate:Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds.

Physical Class IV - Arduous: Arduous will be required for assignments that require frequent lifting of objects over 25 pounds in the maintenance and repair of equipment and tools.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION
*Journey-level experience is defined as possessing the required knowledge, skills, and training to perform a full-range and diversity of work independently and reliably. Positions at this level operate with fairly significant freedom from day-to-day supervision and need little or no guidance on such matters as selecting appropriate problem-solving methods and techniques, locating appropriate regulation, or applying proper procedures to carry out work.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE
As part of this application process, applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire. The questionnaire contains a pre-investigative questionnaire which will be utilized as part of the background investigation process to ensure applicants meet the standards set forth by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Applicants who fail the pre-investigative questionnaire will be disqualified and will have to wait twelve (12) months from the date of the disqualification in order to reapply.
Additional Information

EXAMINATION CONTENT
This examination will consist of two (2) parts:

PART I
An evaluation of experience and training based on application information weighted 25%.

PART II
An oral interview covering training, experience and general ability to perform the duties of the position weighted 75%.

CANDIDATES MUST ACHIEVE A PASSING SCORE OF 70% OR HIGHER ON EACH WEIGHTED PART OF THE EXAMINATIONIN ORDER TO BE PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE REGISTER.

Invitation letters to the oral interview will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that candidates provide a valid email address.Please add saalvare@lasd.org to your email address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail.

Final results will be sent by U.S. mail. Oral interview scores cannot be given over the phone.

ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION
The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months from the date of promulgation. Applications will be processed on an"as-received"basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.

NO PERSON MAY COMPETE FOR THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS.

SPECIAL INFORMATION
SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES MUST COMPLETE A THOROUGH BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, INCLUDING FINGERPRINT SEARCH.
Examples of disqualifying factors include: Any felony convictions; job related misdemeanor convictions; certain serious traffic convictions or patterns of traffic violations (3 moving violations in one year; failure to appear; at fault accidents; suspended license; driving under the influence); poor credit history; poor employment history; substance abuse; anyone on probation.

ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY IF HIRED
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (Department) has a"zero tolerance"policy for its employees for the following:
  • use of narcotics, controlled substances, and/or prescription drugs without a prescription.
  • use of marijuana with or without a prescription.
Any employee found in violation of this policy will be subject to discharge.

VACANCY INFORMATION
The eligible register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies within the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, AdministrativeServices Division, Facilities Services Bureau.

AVAILABLE SHIFTAny Shift

APPOINTEES MUST BE WILLING TO WORK ANY SHIFT, INCLUDING EVENINGS, NIGHTS WEEKENDS, AND HOLIDAYS.

APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION

APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX, OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.


All applicants are required to submit a Standard County of Los Angeles Employment application and supplemental questionnaireONLINEonly. Resumes cannot be accepted in lieu of applications, although resumes and supporting documents may be uploaded as attachments to the online application.

Fill out your application and supplemental questionnaire completely. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we may evaluate your qualifications for the job. All information is subject to verification and applications may be rejected at any time during the selection process.

The acceptance of your application depends on whether you haveclearlyshown that you meet theMINIMUM REQUIREMENTSand you have completely filled out your application.
To apply for this examination, click on the"Apply"tab located on the top right corner of the screen. Your application and supplemental questionnaire must be submitted electronically by 5:00 p.m., PT, on the last day of filing.

IMPORTANT NOTES:
  • Please note that ALL information included in the application materials is subject to VERIFICATION at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made.
  • FALSIFICATIONS of any information may result in DISQUALIFICATION or RESCISSION OF APPOINTMENT .
  • Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED .

NOTE:Candidates who apply online must upload any required documents as attachments during application submission. If you are unable to attach required documents, you may fax the documents to (323) 415-2580 at the time of filing, orwithin 15 calendar days from the date of the application filing. Please include your Name, the Exam Number, and the Exam Title on the faxed documents.

SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER : Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number.

COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT LIBRARIES : For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.

NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD : All applicants must file their application online using their OWN user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.

California Relay Services Phone:(800) 735-2922
ADA Coordinator Phone:(213) 229-1621
Teletype Phone:(213) 626-0251
Department Contact Name:Professional Exams Unit
Department Contact Phone:(323) 526-5611
Department Contact Email: sheriffexamsunit @lasd.org


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