Applying To: Mechanical Maintenance Worker
Dear applicants, in order to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Recruitment and Examination Section is suspending all written tests, performance tests and oral interviews until further notice. These examination components are being replaced with experience and training evaluations, which do not require physical contact. Please fully describe all of your qualifying education, training and experience on your applications. Thank you. The safety of all of our staff and applicants is our priority as we continue with our efforts to conduct merit based testing for staffing the City's Civil Service.
- Minimum: $34,840.00
- Maximum: $57,980.00
City residency requirement may be waived for this position.
Applicants who meet the minimum experience and training requirements will start at $34,840 annually. Applicants who have successfully completed a bona fide apprenticeship program registered with the Department of Labor and obtained journeyman status will start at $45,552 annually. Proof of successful completion of a bona fide apprenticeship program registered with the Department of Labor and journeyman status must be submitted upon request of the Department of Personnel.
Nature of Work
Incumbents in this position perform mechanical maintenance duties that include maintaining equipment and systems for heating, ventilating, air conditioning and plumbing. Examples of duties include performing preventative maintenance to equipment; installing equipment such as boilers, air handlers, exhaust fans, plumbing fixtures, motors, pumps, filter tanks, radiators, chillers, compressors, valves, piping, fittings and sewer systems and performing routine electrical repairs.
For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Mechanical Maintenance Worker
Three years of experience installing, repairing, and maintaining high and low pressure steam boilers and pumping systems, air handling equipment or other related mechanical equipment. Completion of a skilled trades training program in HVAC or plumbing may substitute for two years of the required experience. OR, an equivalent combination of training and experience.
License: Must possess and maintain a valid Missouri driver's license while employed by the City of St. Louis. Must possess a valid driver's license at the time of filing application and be able to present it upon request. Please note type of license, number, class and expiration date on the Employment Application.
Documentation of academic credentials and/or proof of completion of a bona fide apprenticeship program registered with the Department of Labor and journeyman status (if applicable) must be submitted upon request.
When completing the Employment History and the Educational/Training History sections of the Employment Application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your education, training and experience relating to this position. Your employment experience and training will be used to determine whether you meet the entrance requirements for this position and to compute your experience and training evaluation. Applicants will only receive credit for their experience, training and education as shown on the application. Include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment.
MEDICAL: Candidates will be required to pass a "Drug Screen" as part of the medical examination.
VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS: To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of his/her DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application. The Director of Personnel may, in his discretion, accept alternate documentation.
LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATION: Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill the anticipated vacancies. Please submit application as soon as possible. Applications can be submitted on the Internet. Visit the City web site at http://stlouis-mo.gov/jobs
Employees assigned to St. Louis Lambert International Airport may be eligible for commuting allowance of $141.00 bi-weekly. A ten year character investigation will be conducted in accordance with FAA regulations for positions with the Airport Authority.
Examination Components and Their Weights
- Experience and Training: 100%
- Character Investigation: Pass/Fail
- Medical Examination: Pass/Fail
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