County of San Mateo | San Mateo, CA

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Posted Date 6/26/2019


County of San Mateo

$7,745 / Month

The County of San Mateo currently has journey-level Stationary Engineer II opportunities in the Facilities Maintenance and Operations Section of the Public Works Department. Locations include Redwood City Government Center, San Mateo Medical Center, Youth Services Center and the Maple Street Correctional Facility.

Incumbents will be responsible for a wide variety of repair and maintenance work in the areas of HVAC, electrical, plumbing, refrigeration, emergency power systems, boiler equipment and piping repair, Building Automation systems, and miscellaneous equipment repair.

In addition to the knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position, the ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum three years of journey-level experience in Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Systems 
  • Extensive knowledge and experience working with Boiler and HVAC systems
  • Proficiency in a wide variety of installations and repair on plumbing, gas system piping, chiller/boiler piping, wastewater systems and ability to operate large sewer snake
  • The ability to troubleshoot, repair and maintain a variety of equipment, including air conditioning, electric motors, heating units, heat pumps, light commercial furnaces, burners, Fresh Air and exhaust fans, economizers and humidifiers is essential
  • Experience in energy management and computer-controlled systems is highly desired
  • Experience with Fire Alarm testing, troubleshooting and NFPA codes
  • Backflow Prevention Tester certification is highly desired

Typical duties include operating and performing preventive maintenance on chillers, boilers, pumps and motors; maintaining and repairing electrical, refrigeration, plumbing, heating, air conditioning and ventilating systems; maintaining and repairing boiler equipment; repairing and replacing pipes, fittings and other equipment used in plumbing, gas and steam systems; repairing portable and stationary machinery and appliances; working with emergency power systems; and using hand and power tools.

Minimum qualifications include a valid CA driver's license or equivalent and demonstrated proficiency in maintaining, installing and repairing electrical, HVAC, plumbing, refrigeration and power equipment in a large building, plant or vessel. Some positions may require the successful candidate to acquire certification in Freon recovery within six months of employment. If designated as the water treatment operator, possession of or ability to obtain a valid Grade II Water Treatment Operator Certification issued by the State of California within six months of employment is required.

Must be willing to work evening, weekend and alternate shifts. Must successfully obtain and maintain a security clearance as a condition of employment.

Final Filing Date:  July 18, 2019

To learn more about the position and to apply online, visit our website at  Applications are only accepted online. EOE

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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