7205 Chief Stationary Engineer (PEX) San Francisco Unified School District San Francisco, CA

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7205 Chief Stationary Engineer (PEX)


San Francisco Unified School District


$120900 per year

Job description

Who We Are

The San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) is the seventh largest school district in California, serving more than 54,000 students who speak more than 44 documented languages across 136 schools in the city of San Francisco every year. We aim for every student who attends SFUSD schools to discover his or her spark, along with a strong sense of self and purpose, and that all students graduate from high school ready for college and career, and equipped with the skills, capacities and dispositions outlined in . Every day in our quest to achieve this mission we provide each and every student the quality instruction and equitable support required to thrive in the 21st century.

What It Means to Work Here

The SFUSD community is unified by our Core Values:

  • Student-centered: We put students’ needs first
  • Fearless: We persist through challenges
  • United: We celebrate and build on each other’s strengths
  • Social Justice: We stand with those most vulnerable in our community
  • Diversity-driven: We respect and seek to understand each person

We are also inspired by , which captures our aspirations and vision for the future of public education in San Francisco. Alongside the District’s strategic plan, SFUSD is reimagining how public education will change over the next decade to meet the dynamic future of San Francisco. As a SFUSD is also a leader in critical systems change for more comprehensive school accountability and innovations that help strengthen the instructional core, which is the foundation of our strategic plan and Vision 2025.

Who We Want

We want talented people from diverse backgrounds and experiences, who are committed to and will champion our Core Values, are inspired by our mission steeped in equity, and who are motivated to unleash our children’s potential. We want people who are strong collaborators, skilled communicators, problem solvers and who are comfortable in a community of continuous learning.

Under general direction, is responsible for the operation, maintenance, and compliance of pumping, heating, and ventilating plant machinery and equipment large complex installation; plans assigns and supervises the activities of subordinate personnel engaged in plant maintenance and operation activities, and performs related duties as required. Requires responsibility for: The development, interpretation, coordination, and enforcement of methods and procedures relative to the operation and maintenance of large physical plant installations; making regular contacts with other departmental personnel, outside organizations and the general public in connection with plant maintenance and operation activities; preparing, checking and reviewing important and detailed operational records and reports. Supervision includes local administrative control and work assignments of craft personnel on extended or temporary assignments. Chief Stationary Engineers will supervise their respective team in those matters pertaining to craft or trade techniques or methods.

Examples of Essential Duties: According to Civil Service Commission Rule 109, the duties specified below are representative of the range of duties assigned to this job code/class and are not intended to be an inclusive list.

  • Develops, directs and reviews preventative maintenance programs for all plant mechanical and controls equipment; supervises the operation, maintenance and repair of pumping systems, boilers, steam plants and filtering, purification and various related ventilation, heating, sump pumps, controls, DDC Systems, and related equipment.
  • Prepares work schedules and assigns duties to subordinate personnel; inspects and reviews maintenance and operation activities to assure conformance with safe operation, instructions and existing standards.
  • Requisitions supplies, materials and parts necessary to maintenance and operation activities and assures that sufficient supplies are readily available; prepares specifications and estimates for equipment, supplies and the installation and repair of machinery and equipment.
  • May exercise work direction of various skilled craftsmen assigned to certain maintenance and repair activities in and about plants; prepares and supervises the preparation of plant operating reports and records.
  • Assists in the development and advancement of subordinates through training and effective use of employee development programs.
  • Other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of: The operation and maintenance requirements of a wide variety of pumping, heating, ventilating, air conditioning and related plant machinery, and equipment and the tools, equipment, methods and techniques necessary to their proper care and operation; applicable safety codes and regulations. Computer experience with Energy Management Controls / Building Automation Systems.

Ability and Skill to: Plan, assign and direct the operation and maintenance activities of subordinate personnel; review, analyze and make recommendations relative to the betterment of plant operating and maintenance methods and procedures; deal tactfully and effectively with subordinate personnel, District Personnel, the general public and outside organizations; prepare and review plant operating records and prepare related reports. Produce digital records in the form of written reports, and various data spreadsheets. Ability to review construction documents, drawings and participate with project design and construction teams regarding existing conditions and proposed construction concepts.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience: Six (6) years of journey-level Stationary Engineer experience in the maintenance repair and operation of a wide variety of mechanical and electrical pumping, heating, air conditioning, ventilating and related plant machinery and equipment found in a government establishment, water treatment plant, hospital, or industrial, production or commercial building, of which two (2) years of must have been in a supervisory capacity.

License and Certification: A driver’s license issued by the State of California Department of Motor Vehicles. Possession of a Universal Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) Certificate issued by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency for working with heating and ventilating equipment or other refrigeration equipment using CFCs and HCFCs.

What We Offer

SFUSD offers a competitive salary of $120,900/annually commensurate with experience in a similar position. We offer a comprehensive benefits plan including dental and vision plans, a defined benefit pension plan, disability, life insurance, flexible spending account options and vacation time. We also offer an inclusive and equity-centered environment where we encourage staff to bring their whole selves to work.

How to Apply

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  • Our Human Resources team will then review your entire application to determine your eligibility status and contact you directly should you move forward in the process


Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at .

Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification from this and future job opportunities with the San Francisco Unified School District.

Non-Discrimination Policy

San Francisco Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This policy extends to San Francisco County Office of Education, including community school programs and activities.

For more information about the District’s non-discrimination policy, please review .


San Francisco, CA

Job date

Thu, 23 Jun 2022 22:02:19 GMT