TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER   2008-183

REVISED  MAY 18, 2011

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examinations

 

for

 

COMMISSIONED BOILER INSPECTOR AND SUPERVISOR

 

Pennsylvania residency is currently waived for these job titles.

 

COMPLETING THE APPLICATION IS THE TEST.

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Titles

Job

Codes

Pay Schedule

and Range

1.

Commissioned Boiler Inspector

71110

ST07

2.

Commissioned Boiler Inspector Supervisor

71111

ST08

 

When completing your application, please make sure you apply for all job titles for which you want to be tested.  You will NOT be permitted to add job titles after you test.

 

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

 

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

 

As a Commissioned Boiler Inspector, you will perform highly specialized inspection work.  Work involves conducting inspections of boilers, unfired pressure vessels, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) facilities, and flammable and combustible liquids installations; assessing vessel design, construction and installation; completing inspection reports and related documentation; making recommendations for issue or denial of operating certificates; and providing guidance on compliance with state codes and laws.

 

As a Commissioned Boiler Inspector Supervisor, you will plan, assign, and review the work performed by commissioned inspectors.  You will also conduct inspections and audits as required; and provide training to subordinates and others on applicable laws, regulations and codes.

 

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.

 

You must be willing to travel.  Travel expenses will be paid.

 

You must be of good moral character and able to perform the essential functions of the job.  Pennsylvania residency is currently waived for these job titles.

 

Conditions of Employment
Both Job Titles – Certain positions in this job will require possession of a valid driver’s license.
 
Necessary Special Requirement
Both Job Titles – Possession of a valid National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspector Commission; OR passed the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Examination as defined in Section 4 of NB-263, Rules for Commissioned Inspectors, and meet all qualifications of Section 2.2.2 of NB-263 so that a National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspector Commission may be obtained.
 
Post Employment Requirements

Both Job Titles - Employees in this job must obtain a valid National Board of

Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspector Commission and a valid Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspector Commission within the probationary period.

 

Minimum Requirements

Commissioned Boiler Inspector – One year as a Commissioned Boiler Inspector Trainee; OR two years experience conducting inspections of the design, construction and installation of boilers and unfired pressure vessels. 
 

Commissioned Boiler Inspector Supervisor – Three years of experience as a Commissioned Boiler Inspector; OR three years experience conducting inspections of the design, construction and installation of boilers and unfired pressure vessels.

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

There are 23 Commissioned Boiler Inspector and 2 Commissioned Boiler Inspector Supervisor filled positions located throughout the state in the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry.  All employees work out of their own homes and have responsibility for work in assigned counties.  It is anticipated that 1 to 2 vacancies will be filled annually.

 

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

 

For the most recent information on job opportunities contact:

 

Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry

Bureau of Human Resources

Room 1445, Labor and Industry Building

651 Boas Street

Harrisburg, PA  17121

Telephone:  (717) 787-6374

Internetwww.dli.state.pa.us

 

TESTING

 

Your application will be evaluated to determine whether you meet the Minimum and Necessary Special Requirements.  If you meet these requirements you will receive a score.

 

It is important that you provide information showing you possess a valid National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspector Commission OR that you passed the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Examination.  Failure to do so may delay the processing of your application, or result in disqualification.

 

If you take this 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 is required.

 

TEST RESULTS

 

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

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

Apply online at www.scsc.state.pa.us or submit your completed paper application to:

 

State Civil Service Commission

ATTN:  Applications

P.O. Box 569

Harrisburg, PA  17108-0569

 

Applications 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 Ave., 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 Office 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."