The CDCR has openings for technically skilled Stationary Engineer professionals.

The Stationary Engineer, under general direction, performs a variety of skilled work in the operation, maintenance and repair of boiler, heating, air conditioning, ventilating, lighting, power, water, water treatment, and other mechanical systems normally found in a state institution, hospital, large office building or complex of buildings. The Stationary Engineer may instruct or lead resident workers and do other related work.

View the minimum qualifications for Stationary Engineer at:

CDCR will be administering the written examination for Stationary Engineers at select locations.  Self-scheduling begins on October 4, 2017 at 10 a.m.

To access the self-scheduling system for the Stationary Engineer exam go to:

The salary range is $6,249 to $6,541 a month.

Benefits included:

  • Enhanced retirement
  • Paid holidays
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage

For more information, call (916) 322-2545 or email