PAY RANGE: EP23
(Checked Baggage Inspection System)
(Civil) (Capital Projects) (Electrical) (Electronics)
This is staff engineering work serving as the primary expert within a specific engineering discipline for a departmental program with a significant engineering staff or serving as the sole engineering resource for a department with no other engineering personnel. Employees review, and may direct the work of engineers, architects, support staff, consultants, and contractors during engineering projects, and are also responsible for research and development, planning, and design preparation and/or construction inspection assignments. Contact with project managers, engineers, architects, consultants, various city officials and utility and regulatory agencies to coordinate and achieve assigned objectives is a significant aspect of the work. Work is performed under the direction of an engineering or administrative superior.
ALLOCATING FACTORS: (The following conditions must be met for a position to be allocated to this class.)
The position must have responsibility for being the primary expert in a specific discipline for a departmental program with an engineering staff, or serves as a sole engineering resource for a department with no other engineering staff.
· Only one position will be allocated to the Checked Baggage Inspection System (CBIS) specialty of this class. The position must be located in the Airport’s Maintenance Division with responsibility for serving as the CBIS technical expert.
TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)
Serves as an internal resource for a department by providing engineering expertise for project managers, engineers, architects, consultants, and administrators; reviews components of plans and designs and recommends improvements and corrections; convenes and attends meetings with project managers, engineers, consultants, contractors, city officials and utility and regulatory agency representatives to discuss pending and in-progress projects; clarifies issues for individuals, discusses their needs and indicates priorities for completion of various aspects of the work; works on multi-disciplined engineering projects as assigned.
Initiates studies and research into the feasibility and costs of implementing proposed engineering projects; researches the economic and environmental impact of proposed plans; prepares budget estimates and justifications for projects; formulates conclusions based on research and study results and makes corresponding recommendations; investigates the causes of existing engineering problems and recommends corrective measures; analyzes and projects long-term engineering strategies and programs; researches new technologies, products and processes; prepares engineering research and analysis reports; reviews other engineering reports and recommendations.
Serves as the liaison with Capital Program project managers for the department; secures the provision of Capital Program services and support; may provides review of a variety of engineering documents for central review agencies, such as the City Controller's Office.
Reviews and analyzes proposed engineering designs, plans and specifications for appropriateness, adherence to departmental and professional standards and compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations; recommends revisions to plans and specifications as necessary.
Implements, coordinates and directs assigned design and construction engineering projects in the designated specialty area; may direct the activities of a staff which may be composed of engineering subordinates, technical support personnel and/or outside contractors and consultants; oversees all aspects of projects; monitors and reviews the progression and completion of project work to ensure adherence to plans, specifications, budgets, schedules, engineering standards, and federal, state and local laws and regulations; resolves disputes or problems encountered during projects.
Prepares or directs the preparation of drawings, plans and designs for engineering projects; prepares cost and material estimates, technical reports and contract documents; directs and coordinates the inspection of construction work; develops an inspection schedule allowing for the most efficient utilization of time; makes on-site inspections of construction projects to assure work is performed in accordance with specifications.
Performs duties described above primarily on engineering projects in their area of specialization.
Performs related work as required.
CHECKED BAGGAGE INSPECTION SYSTEM SPECIALTY ONLY
Directs, through contract providers, the maintenance inspection for the baggage equipment and systems ensuring that the systems are functioning properly; provides technical assistance in scope development, bidding, and awarding of service or supply contracts.
Performs facility maintenance/equipment inspections, initiates repair orders as required, and verifies appropriate repairs have been completed; ensures systems are in compliance with (FAR), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) regulations.
Ensures scheduled cyclical maintenance of the BHS equipment and systems is performed to an acceptable standard and at an acceptable schedule, in conformity with contract requirements and in accordance with relevant codes of Practice/Standards, statutory regulations as well as good engineering practice and includes regular inspection, servicing, cleaning, detection and correction of potential failures either before they occur or before they develop into major defects; ensures required corrective measures or repairs typically identified during a preventative maintenance, inspection, system failure, or unusual circumstance are performed on a priority basis as necessary to meet service requirements.
Coordinates construction and purchasing contracts, and reviews specifications for contracts associated with the CBIS and passenger loading bridges; develops and/or reviews plans including operational contingency plans, equipment refurbishment, replacement or expansion, and implements procedures to make certain that contractual requirements are met; reviews reports and data for accuracy, ensures that work orders are created, tracked and closed out expediently; identifies all assets and expenditures.
Assumes maintenance responsibility for major improvements or expansions to the CBIS and other baggage handling systems; ensures systems are properly utilized and preventative maintenance of baggage systems such as periodic checks of high speed diverters, PLCs, vertical sorters, motor control panels, computer networks, conveyor belts, computer work stations, etc. are performed.
Updates the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS); ensures requisitions for materials and parts are initiated and processed in a timely manner; monitors the supply level and ensures that adequate parts are readily available; and troubleshoots computerized systems.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• the theories, principles, practices and techniques of engineering as applied to the area of engineering specialization
• federal, state and local laws, standards and regulations, including environmental impact requirements as they relate to the area of specialization
• the engineering theories, principles and practices used in the development, preparation and review of plans, designs, cost estimates, specifications and other contract documents as they apply to the area of specialization
• research methods and techniques utilized in the area of specialization
• the sources of engineering information and current developments in the field of engineering in the area of specialization
• the procedures and methods used in computerized information management systems for data analysis and report generation in the area of specialization
• personal computers and computer software as required by assignment
• the mathematics used in the specified area of engineering work
• the principles and practices of architecture as related to the specified area of engineering
• safety codes as related to the specified area of engineering
CHECKED BAGGAGE INSPECTION SYSTEM SPECIALTY ONLY
• CBIS and passenger boarding bridge equipment and parts
• the principles, practices, techniques, and equipment utilized in the operation, maintenance and repair of a CBIS
• engineering principles and practices related to Airport operations
• FAA and TSA Regulations
• Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
• airport laws, codes and industry safety standards
• CBIS corrective and preventative maintenance requirements
• basic computer skill, with emphasis on the use of database, spreadsheet, word processing and other programs
• making engineering computations
• coordinating engineering project activities
• problem-solving among various levels to achieve objectives
• manage, on a project basis, the activities of professional and technical employees
• prepare and/or review and approve engineering plans, studies, reports and cost estimates prepared by subordinates and consultant engineers
• analyze and evaluate engineering design or construction proposals for technical and economic feasibility
• interpret and apply federal, state and local regulatory codes applicable to engineering projects in the area of specialization
• conduct comprehensive engineering research and planning studies and to develop new or modify existing programs
• establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, consultants, and government agencies
CBIS- CHECKED BAGGAGE INSPECTION SYSTEM SPECIALTY ONLY
• use communication devices
• schedule and complete projects on time
• record costs and track relevant information
• monitor contracts for compliance
• use good judgment and respond to emergency situations
• evaluate the quality and effectiveness of a maintenance program
• establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders including Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Division of Aviation staff, airline officials, administrators from other airports, and the pubic
• Learn the:
· administrative practices and procedures of a maintenance and repair program
· principles and practices of municipal procurement and contract management
MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE (The following statement represents the minimum training and experience standards which will be used to admit or reject applicants for tests. Applications submitted by candidates for this class will be reviewed based on training and experience requirements as approved on 7/12).
CBIS- CHECKED BAGGAGE INSPECTION SYSTEM SPECIALTY ONLY
Completion of a bachelor's degree program at an accredited college or university with major course work in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.
Completion of a bachelor's degree program at an accredited college or university, with major course work in engineering in the area of specialization.
Four years of engineering experience in the area of specialization, two years of which shall have been at the full performance level.
Completion of a bachelor's degree program at an accredited college or university, with major course work in engineering.
Four years of engineering experience, two years which shall have included responsibility for the renovation or construction of multiple occupancy, multi-story buildings.
Completion of a bachelor's degree program at an accredited college or university, with major course work in chemical, civil, electrical, mechanical, or sanitary engineering.
Four years of engineering experience in the area of specialization, two years which shall have been at the full performance level.
PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS
Ability to physically perform the duties and to work in the environmental conditions required of a position in this class.
Class Established - 5/69
Latest Spec. Revision: CSC – 6/12; Ad Board – 7/12