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

Power Plant Engineer 3

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Power Plant Engineer 3

Salary

$46,342.40 - $60,008.00 Annually

Location

Woodward - 50276 - Boone County, IA

Job Type

Full-time

Job Number

24-03074

Agency

412 Health & Human Services - Woodward Resource Center

Opening Date

03/11/2024

Closing Date

4/30/2024 11:59 PM Central

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Point of Contact

Amy Monaghan - amonagh@dhs.state.ia.us

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Job Description

Woodward Resource Center (WRC) is seeking a Power Plant Engineer to join our team. WRC offers a strong opportunity for advancement, growth, and development.

The mission of Woodward Resource Center is to prepare and support individuals to live in the community of their choice. Discharge planning begins at admission.

As part of the WRC team:

  • Operate all the equipment in the Power House. There are four high-pressure boilers; three feed water pumps, two condensate pumps, two hot well pumps, and four oil pumps. Also, operate the two 1,000 KW diesel generators, 85 KW natural gas generator, and the 12,500 volt switchgear for the electric distribution system. Operate the emergency generator at the Wellfield. Operate the computerized energy management system, which controls all heat and air conditioning in the surrounding buildings.

  • Under general supervision, perform skilled maintenance and repair work in the Power House, Water and Waste Water Plants, Wellfield, or wherever needed at the institution.

  • Perform preventive maintenance on furnaces, air conditioners, air compressors, unit heaters, exhaust fans, humidifiers, water heaters, and steam traps.

  • Climb stairs or ladders several times a day. Stand, stoop, bend and move about for an eight-hour shift. Lift and carry supplies weighing up to 80 lbs. or more.

  • Other duties as assigned.

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  • Retirement (IPERS and deferred compensation)

  • Flexible Spending Account (medical and dependent care)

  • Life Insurance

  • Long-Term Disability Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Employee Discount Programs

  • Vacation

  • Sick Leave

  • Paid Holidays

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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.

For additional information, please click on thislink to view the job description. (https://das.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/hr/documents/class_and_pay/JobClassDescriptions/PowerPlantEngineer3-08416-88416.pdf)

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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    How many years of experience do you have 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?

  • Less than two years of the identified experience

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

  • Three years or more of the identified experience

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    How many years do you have of a combination 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 AND/OR full-time full-time work in the operation, maintenance and repair of steam generating boilers, centralized air-conditioning or electrical power generating equipment and auxiliary systems? 30 semester hours equals one year of experience. Applicants may ONLY count up to a maximum of one year of education (30 semester hours).

  • Less than two years of the education and/or experience

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

  • Three years or more of the education and/or experience

    05

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

  • I am not a State of Iowa employee

  • Less than 12 months of experience as a Power Plant Engineer 2

  • 12 months or more of experience as a Power Plant Engineer 2

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Agency

State of Iowa

Agency

412 Health & Human Services - Woodward Resource Center

Address

1251 334th St

Woodward, Iowa, 50276

Website

http://dhs.iowa.gov/mhds/disability-services/resource-centers/woodward

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