You must submit Application Supplement No. 2010-086-1 with your online or paper application.

TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER 2010-086

ISSUED  JUNE 30, 2010

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examination

 

for

 

STEAMFITTER

 

COMPLETING THE APPLICATION SUPPLEMENT IS THE TEST.

 

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Title

Job

Code

Pay Schedule

and Range

 

 

1.

Steamfitter

94370

ST04

 

 

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED OR POSTMARKED BY JUNE 12, 2013, AFTER WHICH THIS ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE SUSPENDED.

 

VETERANS:  Pennsylvania law (51 Pa.C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs.  To learn more about employment preferences and opportunities for veterans, visit the Commission’s website www.scsc.state.pa.us; visit one of our offices; or call our veterans information line, (717) 787-6039.

 

NATURE OF WORK

 

You will install, maintain and repair steam systems and equipment such as steam pipes, traps, fittings, autoclaves, sterilizers, boiler tubes and valves.  You will be expected to work at the full Journey level, which may include interpreting blueprints/instructions for small projects and insuring these projects are completed according to specifications.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

Please make sure you meet all requirements.  If after reading the requirements you are not sure you qualify, contact one of the Commission's offices listed at the end of this announcement.

 

For some jobs, offers of employment will be made only if you are willing to travel.  Travel expenses will be paid.

 

You must be a Pennsylvania resident, of good moral character and able to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

Minimum Requirements

Four years of experience in the steam fitting trade, or completion of an approved apprenticeship; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training.

 

Clarification of Requirements

You may substitute related education for the required experience.  Unrelated experience or education will not be accepted.  Any trades work you do for yourself, relatives or friends, even if paid work, is NOT qualifying experience.

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

These jobs are widely scattered throughout the state.

 

The majority of filled jobs are with the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare at state institutions such as hospitals, centers and in state parks operated by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

 

Approximately 1 Steamfitter position is filled annually.

 

Occasionally a few additional seasonal hires are made for short periods.

 

Lists created by this test will be used to fill future vacancies as they occur due to retirements, promotions, transfers, resignations and so forth.

 

There are very few positions in Harrisburg, Philadelphia or Pittsburgh.

 

For the most recent information on job opportunities contact:

 

The Human Resources office of the state hospital or center, or state park office where you want to work.  Current telephone numbers can be found in local telephone directories under “Government - State.”

 

OR

 

Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, Bureau of Human Resources, Health and Welfare Building – Room 106, P.O. Box 2675, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17105-2675, Telephone (717) 787-5068,  Internetwww.dpw.state.pa.us, Emailra-pwhdqpostings@pa.gov

 

OR

 

Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of Human Resources, Rachel Carson State Office Building – 7th Floor, 4th and Market Streets, P.O. Box 8768, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8768, Telephone: (717) 787-8737, Internetwww.dcnr.state.pa.us

 

TESTING

 

You will be rated on your experience and training.  Your score will be based on information you report on your application and application supplement.

 

You must provide complete and accurate information.  Failure to do so may delay the processing of your application, or result in a lower-than-deserved score or disqualification.

 

If you take the test and want to take it again, you may be retested after 6 months from the date of your "Notice of Examination Results."  A new application and application supplement is required for a retest.

 

If your name is on an eligible list for this job title and you take this test, your most recent examination result will be the only one counted.

 

TEST RESULTS

 

Employment and promotion lists will be established.  You will be notified in writing of your test results.

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

You may complete your application and Application Supplement No. 2010-086-1 online at www.scsc.state.pa.us or submit your completed paper application and paper application supplement to:

 

State Civil Service Commission

ATTN:  Applications

P.O. Box 569

Harrisburg, PA  17108-0569

 

Applications, Application Supplement No. 2010-086-1 and further information can be obtained from:

 

1.

State Civil Service Commission:

 

 

 

Harrisburg:  2nd Level, Strawberry Sq. Complex, 320 Market St., P.O.

 

Box 569, Hbg., 17108-0569; Telephone (Voice) (717) 783-3058, Text

 

Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing callers only) (717) 772-2685

 

 

 

Philadelphia:  110 North 8th St., Suite 503, Phila., 19107; Telephone

 

(Voice) (215) 560-2253, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing

 

callers only) (215) 560-4367

 

 

 

Pittsburgh:  411 Seventh Avenue, Room 410, Pgh., 15219;

 

Telephone (Voice) (412) 565-7666, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-

 

Hearing callers only) (412) 565-2484

 

 

 

Internetwww.scsc.state.pa.us

 

 

2.

PA CareerLink offices

 

 

3.

The Human Resources Offices listed under the "JOB OPPORTUNITIES" section of this announcement

 

For further information on testing, assistance for persons with disabilities, veterans' preference and other items, refer to the instructions provided with the "Application for Employment/Promotion."