THE COUNTY OF SHASTA
INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR
Mechanical Crafts Worker II
THE CURRENT VACANCY IS IN THE
FACILITIES BRANCH OF THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
SKILLS OR EXPERIENCES LISTED UNDER THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
STATEMENT MAY ALSO BE USED TO SCREEN APPLICATIONS
SEE “SPECIAL REQUIREMENT” SECTION REGARDING
POSSESSION OF A VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE
APPLICATIONS WILL BE REVIEWED WEEKLY UNTIL THE POSITIONS ARE FILLED
RESPONSES TO SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS REQUIRED
FINAL FILING DATE: CONTINUOUS
$4,161 – $5,311 APPROXIMATE MONTHLY* / $24.01 – $30.64 APPROXIMATE HOURLY*
*Please refer to the appropriate Bargaining Unit Memorandum of Understanding for potential future salary increases* Please visit https://co.shasta.ca.us/MOUs
ABOUT SHASTA COUNTY
Shasta County offers all the amenities of the big city while retaining a comfortable small-town atmosphere. With its natural beauty, affordable housing, excellent educational system, abundance of recreational opportunities, and excellent quality of life, Shasta County is a great place to live, work, and raise a family.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
The Public Works Department is responsible for construction and maintenance of County roads, bridges, and airports and for supervising several permanent road divisions that maintain private roads on behalf of the citizens in those districts. The department is responsible for overseeing capital improvement projects for County buildings and facilities. The department employs engineers who prepare construction plans as well as supervise construction of these facilities. The department also acts as the County’s surveyor and processes subdivision and survey maps. It administers the County’s solid waste management functions including an active landfill. The department also manages the County water agency.
In addition, the Public Works Department oversees the operation and maintenance of several County service areas. These County service areas include both water and sewer districts along with road, lighting, and flood maintenance districts.
The Facilities Management Division of Public Works provides for the maintenance, repair, and minor renovation of County buildings, parks and grounds. In addition, the division also provides maintenance, custodial, and landscape services, and often uses general assistance recipients and jail inmates to assist full-time County employees in providing these services.
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 position requires extensive amount of experience working with HVAC systems.
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.
The ideal candidate for this position shall have a broad general knowledge and experience in the building trades. They shall possess journeyman level knowledge, experience, and training in HVAC installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairs. Ideal Candidate shall possess an EPA 608 certification. They shall be familiar with plumbing, electrical, refrigeration, roofing, and painting. Possess the ability to safely operate aerial lifts, fork lifts; estimate projects for labor and material that involve multiple trades; work as part of a crew or solo with minimal supervision, have the ability to work courteously, efficiently, and cleanly in occupied office environments. Time management skills are imperative as the workload is ever changing.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
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 perform asbestos related work; may oversee a small crew of non-paid workers; may act as a lead worker on a particular project; and performs other duties as assigned.
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 (2) two years of experience comparable to a Mechanical Crafts Worker I with Shasta County.
- Possession of a valid California driver license
Responses to the following must be submitted with a completed application.
- Describe your experience and level of knowledge for each of the building trades listed in the Ideal Candidate section.
- Specifically describe your experience and training in the HVAC field.
- Do you possess an EPA 608 certification? Yes___ No___
- If you answered yes to question 3, what type of EPA 608 certification? If none please type N/A.
- Do you have any other HVAC related certifications?
- What manufacturers of HVAC equipment do you have the most experience with?
- Describe your experience and level of knowledge for each of these building trades:
- Patching and Painting
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 flyer.
- 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 County Trades and Crafts Unit (Teamsters).
- 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 9.5% 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 AND SELECTION PROCEDURES
Shasta County Personnel will accept applications and responses to the supplemental questions until the positions are filled. 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