Iowa Department of Administrative Services Power Plant Engineer 3 in Cherokee, Iowa

Power Plant Engineer 3

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Power Plant Engineer 3

Salary

$42,203.20 - $54,704.00 Annually

Location

Cherokee - 51012 - Cherokee County, IA

Job Type

Full-time

Agency

407 Dept of Human Services - Mental Health Inst (Cherokee)

Job Number

19-00561

Closing

9/24/2018 11:59 PM Central

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Point of Contact

John Montgomery - jmontgo@dhs.state.ia.us

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Job Description

The Dept of Human Services - Mental Health Inst (Cherokee) is looking to fill a Power Plant Engineer 3 position to assist the state.

This Power Plant Engineer 3 (PPE3) position is one of three PPE3s at the Cherokee Mental Health Institute (CMHI) responsible for overseeing three boilers that heat and provide hot water for CMHI and the Civil Commitment Unit for Sexual Offenders (CCUSO). Under general supervision, the PPE3 performs routine and preventative maintenance to boilers and ancillary devices and equipment.

The ideal PPE3 candidate will have experience in general maintenance duties in addition to boiler operations. Other skills that are desirable include experience performing snow removal, mowing, general repairs, locksmithing and light plumbing. Any of these skills is a bonus.

Opportunities for overtime and callback pay will be available. Generous benefits include paid vacation, sick time, a retirement plan and excellent health insurance.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Experience equal to three years of full-time work in the operation, maintenance and repair of steam generating boilers, centralized air-conditioning or electrical power generating equipment and auxiliary systems;

OR

an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting 30 semester hours of accredited coursework from a military school or recognized trade or vocational school in power plant engineering principles including the operation, maintenance and repair of steam boilers for each year of the required experience to a maximum substitution of one year;

OR

employees withcurrentcontinuous experience in the state Executive Branch that includes experience equal to one year of full-time experience as a Power Plant Engineer 2.

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Additional Qualification Requirements

Within a period of time as determined by the appointing authority, certain employees in this class may be required to obtain a Fire Sprinkler Installer and Maintenance License in accordance with Chapter 100D, Iowa Code.

Designated positions in this job class require applicants to obtain the required certification, license and endorsements within a period of time as determined by the appointing authority at the time of hire.

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Have you filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq?

  • No - I have NOT filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq

  • Yes - I HAVE filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq

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How many years do you have of full-time work experience in the operation, maintenance and repair of steam generating boilers, centralized air-conditioning or electrical power generating equipment and auxiliary systems?

  • I do not have any of the identified experience

  • Less than two years of work experience in the identified areas

  • Two years to less than three years of work experience in the identified areas

  • Three years or more of work experience in the identified areas

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How many years do you have in a combination of education (accredited coursework from a military school or recognized trade or vocational school in power plant engineering principles including the operation, maintenance and repair of steam boilers for each year of the required experience to a maximum substitution of one year) AND experience (experience must be in the operation, maintenance and repair of steam generating boilers, centralized air-conditioning or electrical power generating equipment and auxiliary systems)? The maximum of 30 semester hours may be counted - applicants are required to have at least two years of the experience identified.

  • I do not have any of the identified education and experience

  • Less than two years of the identified education and experience

  • Two years to less than three years of the identified education and experience

  • Three years or more of the identified education and experience

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Are you a current State of Iowa employee (executive branch)? IF YES - How many months do you have of experience as a Power Plant Engineer 2 for the State of Iowa?

  • I am not a current State of Iowa employee

  • Less than six months of experience as a Power Plant Engineer 2 for the State of Iowa

  • Six months to less than 12 months of experience as a Power Plant Engineer 2 for the State of Iowa

  • 12 months or more of experience as a Power Plant Engineer 2 for the State of Iowa

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Agency

State of Iowa

Agency

407 Dept of Human Services - Mental Health Inst (Cherokee)

Address

1251 W Cedar LoopCherokee, Iowa, 51012

Website

http://dhs.iowa.gov/mhds/mental-health/in-patient/mental-health-institutes/cherokee

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