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VETERANS AFFAIRS, VETERANS HOME-CHULA VISTA

Title:  CHIEF OF PLANT OPERATION II
Salary: $5,049.00 - $6,086.00
Posted: 06/25/2013

Job Description:
(Under the general direction and supervision of the Assistant Hospital Administrator)

• The Chief of Plant Operations II assigns work and inspects the maintenance and repair of the facility’s buildings and structures. Coordinates the work of skilled and semi-skilled employees in installing, operating, and maintaining facility heating, electrical, water, sewage, and other mechanical and building systems. Checks the work of and consults with the skilled crafts persons in the various repair specialties on work progress and problems. Supervises the operation, maintenance, and repair of the plumbing, heating, lighting, intercommunicating, air conditioning, ventilating and refrigerating systems and auxiliary equipment to include boiler units, gas and oil furnaces, transformers, pumps, compressors, condensers, steam lines, water lines, gas lines, steam traps, meters, recorders, and electronic and fire alarm systems. Supervises the installation, maintenance, and repair of laundry, kitchen, and similar institution structures and equipment. Inspects equipment, facility and grounds to determine condition and need for repairs such as carpentry, masonry, painting and landscape work. Estimates future equipment and material requirements. Reads, interprets, and works from plans, drawings, and specifications. Maintains blueprints and records of the facility’s buildings and infrastructure.

• Keeps records of equipment and operating data. Prepares reports, plans for construction and building maintenance programs and such other related activities as may be required. Assists in completing minor in-house facility projects as required. Responds quickly in facility emergencies and advises Veterans Home Administration of status.

• Implements, manages or directs the management of the facility’s energy management and recycling programs. Ensures annual compliance with State requirements for these programs and provides status updates to the Administration on an ongoing basis.

• Keeps accurate records and prepares reports in order to ensure compliance with all regulatory agencies requirements.

• Reviews and maintains departmental budget documents to ensure control of spending and compliance with purchasing guidelines. Makes cost estimates of building repairs, maintenance, projects and mechanical installations. Assists in the preparation of Budget Change Proposals (BCP) and Capital Outlay Budget Change Proposals (COBCP).

• Participates and provides input to various facility committees including but not limited to Health & Safety, Infection Control, and Quality Assurance. Attends and provides input to weekly Department Managers meetings. Attends facility in-service training and ensures attendance of departmental staff. Understands and demonstrates principles of personnel management and supervision. Evaluates employee performance and completes probationary reports, annual performance appraisals and other paperwork required of a department manager and supervisor. Evaluates employee performance and takes corrective action using progressive discipline guidelines when improvement is needed.

• Performs other duties as required to support the Plant Operations Department, and Veterans Home Administration.

How to Apply:

Visit the CalHR website at: www.jobs.ca.gov, to download the application. Submit your completed and signed State Application (Std. 678), and resume to: Veterans Home of CA, Chula Vista, Human Resources, 700 East Naples Court, Chula Vista, CA 91911, Attn: Ligaya Lara. NOTE: All State applications must be postmarked no later than the final filing date.

Note: In Explanation Line on the State Application, you must clearly indicate the basis of your eligibility; i.e., List, Transfer, SROA, Surplus, Re-employment, Reinstatement or Training and Development Assignment. Failure to do so could result in being rejected from the interview process. Applications will be reviewed, and only the most qualified applicants will be interviewed.

Questions:

If you have any questions or request information concerning this posting, or need assistance in the application process, please contact Ligaya Lara, Human Resources Office, at (619) 482-6027.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER - EQUAL OPPORTUNITY TO ALL REGARDLESS OF RACE, COLOR, CREED, NATIONAL ORIGIN, ANCESTRY, SEX, MARITAL STATUS, DISABILITY, RELIGIOUS OR POLITICAL AFFILIATION, AGE OR SEXUAL ORIENTATION. PER MILITARY AND VETERANS CODE, SECTION 80, WHENEVER POSSIBLE, PREFERENCE SHALL BE GIVEN TO VETERANS FOR EMPLOYMENT IN THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS. IT IS AN OBJECTIVE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA TO ACHIEVE A DRUG-FREE STATE WORKPLACE. ANY APPLICANT FOR STATE EMPLOYMENT WILL BE EXPECTED TO BEHAVE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS OBJECTIVE BECAUSE THE USE OF ILLEGAL DRUGS IS INCONSISTENT WITH THE LAW OF THE STATE, THE RULES GOVERNING CIVIL SERVICE AND THE SPECIAL TRUST PLACED IN PUBLIC SERVANTS. SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF LIVE SCAN AND A PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL SCREENING (INCLUDING DRUG TESTING FOR CERTAIN CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATIONS) WILL BE REQUIRED. 575-241-6750-002 RELEASED: 06-25-13

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
CHIEF OF PLANT OPERATIONS II 575 - 241 - 6750 - 002
Location County
CHULA VISTA SAN DIEGO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
07/12/2013 www.calvet.ca.gov
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Human Resources
700 East Naples Court
Chula Vista, CA 91911
Ligaya Lara
(619) 482-6027

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