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Power Plant Lead Worker: Bland Correctional Center - #01726

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applications for this position must be submitted electronically through this website. Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and résumés will not be accepted. Applications must include complete work history, including periods of unemployment if applicable. Consideration for an interview is based solely on the information within the application. A resume will not substitute for a fully completed state application. Applications submitted with “see resume” under work experience are considered incomplete. This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted for consideration. Please refer to your RMS account for the status of your application and this position. This is a tobacco free facility. Use of all tobacco products is prohibited on site at all times. Applicants who possess an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under the Department of Human Resources Management (DHRM) Policy 1.30 Layoff (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only), must attach these forms with their state application. The Virginia Department of Corrections is an EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations are available upon request. AMERICORPS, PEACE CORPS, AND OTHER NATIONAL SERVICE ALUMNI ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Power Plant Lead Worker: Bland Correctional Center - #01726
Role Title Utility Plant Specialist II - 79172
Job Open Date 08/04/2017
Job Close Date 08/18/2017
Open Until Filled
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No
Hiring Range $28,116 - $57,357
Agency Div of Institutions (756)
Agency Website Click Here for Agency Website
Location Bland - 021
Sublocation
Position Number 01726
Job Posting Number 1027740
Type of Recruitment General Public - G
Does this position have telework options? No
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference No
Job Type Full-Time (Salaried)
Job Type Detail Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1
Pay Band 03
Job Description

Applications for this position must be submitted electronically through this website. Applications that are mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications will not be accepted.

Position operates, monitors, and maintains three coal fired high pressure steam boilers; assists in maintaining steam lines, heat exchanges, and heat traps; as well as all related support equipment according to all applicable Federal, State, and local Regulations for all boilers. Supervises the work of offenders performing routine daily tasks and correct maintenance procedures and plant operations. Provides support, training, and guidance under re-entry programs for returning citizens. Maintains recordkeeping as required in files and TMS on all repairs and planned maintenance of the boilers and other related equipment. Provides continuous steam flow to the Institution in a safe and reliable manner. Provides assistance and guidance to the facility regarding steam flow. Provides assistance when necessary in the identification of leaks and other issues that affect steam and/or water flow and may result in excessive fuel use or unsafe working or living conditions. Provides assistance to the facility with regards to fleet management at the facility.

Minimum Qualifications

with training and experience in Boiler operation, maintenance, and repair. Valid driver’s license. Working knowledge of mechanical maintenance principles and practices. Working knowledge in the use of electric and pneumatic tools and equipment. Must be experienced in the use of hand tools and heavy equipment operation. Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot, analyze and repair equipment as necessary. Demonstrated ability to read, interpret, and apply operating procedures and policies. Demonstrated ability to prioritize work assignments. Demonstrated ability to complete work assignments with minimal guidance from supervisor or others. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Experience using computer and related software such as web based applications and Microsoft Word and Outlook (or equivalent) required.

Preferred Qualifications

Prefer High school diploma or GED equivalent. Prefer a working knowledge of circulating loop hot water boiler operation, water treatment chemistry, and all associated auxiliary equipment. Prefer journey level experience in Power Plant operations. State certified Boiler Operator License preferred. General electrical and plumbing experience preferred. Prefer experience with computer programs such as Microsoft Office Suite (including Word, Excel, and Outlook).

Special Requirements

All applicants are subject to a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen.

The investigation may include: fingerprint checks (State Police, FBI); local agency checks; employment verification; verification of education (relevant to employment); credit checks; and other checks requested by the hiring authority.

Must have your own transportation to and from the workplace

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications for this position must be submitted electronically through this website. Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and résumés will not be accepted.

Applications must include complete work history, including periods of unemployment if applicable.

Consideration for an interview is based solely on the information within the application.

A resume will not substitute for a fully completed state application.

Applications submitted with “see resume” under work experience are considered incomplete.

This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted for consideration.

Please refer to your RMS account for the status of your application and this position.

This is a tobacco free facility. Use of all tobacco products is prohibited on site at all times.

Applicants who possess an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under the Department of Human Resources Management (DHRM) Policy 1.30 Layoff (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only), must attach these forms with their state application.

The Virginia Department of Corrections is an EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations are available upon request.

AMERICORPS, PEACE CORPS, AND OTHER NATIONAL SERVICE ALUMNI ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

Contact Information

Name Human Resources
Phone 804-887-8123
Fax FAXED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS POSITION
Email Recruitment@vadoc.virginia.gov (Inquiries Only)
Address

EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS POSITION

MAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS POSITION

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only);
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  2. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  3. * How did you find this employment opportunity?
    • State Recruitment Management System (RMS)
    • Agency Website or Bulletin Board
    • Job Board (Indeed, Monster, Dice, etc.)
    • Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.)
    • Newspaper or Professional Journal (Please specify below)
    • Career Fair or Job Event (Please specify below)
    • VEC (Virginia Employment Commission)
    • Radio/TV (Please specify below)
    • Other (Please specify below)
  4. * Please specify the actual source from your response to question #3 above (Name of newspaper, Journal Title, Job Board, Career Fair, Agency Website, Social Media Type, etc.) If unknown or none, enter: N/A.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please read this question carefully and respond appropriately. In accordance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) and DOJ, 28 CFR 115.17, please respond to the following: Question #1 Have you engaged in sexual abuse in an institutional setting where the term "institutional" refers to any facility or institution: (A) which is owned, operated, managed by, or provides services on behalf of any State or political subdivision of a State; and (B) which is: (i) for persons who are mentally ill, disabled, or retarded, or chronically ill or handicapped; (ii) a jail, prison, or other correctional facility; (iii) a pretrial detention facility; (iv) for juveniles; (v) providing skilled nursing, intermediate or long-term care, or custodial or residential care.
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Please read this question carefully and respond appropriately. In accordance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) and DOJ, 28 CFR 115.17, please respond to the following: Question #2 Have you been convicted of engaging or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Please read this question carefully and respond appropriately. In accordance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) and DOJ, 28 CFR 115.17, please respond to the following: Question #3 Have you been civilly or administratively adjudicated for having engaged in the sexual activity described in questions #1 and/or #2, above?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Do you have a high school diploma or equivalency certificate?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Do you have a valid driver's license?
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * Do you have working knowledge of mechanical maintenance principles and practices?
    • Yes
    • No
  11. * Do you have working knowledge of electric and pneumatic tools and equipment?
    • Yes
    • No
  12. * Have you demonstrated your ability to read, interpret, and apply operating procedures and policies?
    • Yes
    • No
  13. * Have you demonstrated your ability to troubleshoot, analyze and repair equipment as necessary?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents