Maintenance Worker I or II – Equipment & Shop

Marin Municipal Water District | Corte Madera

Salary Range: $5,375 - $7,114/per month
Open Date: 04/05/2018
Close Date: 04/25/2018

Position Description

Open to all applicants
NOTE: This recruitment is open to the first 150 applicants only
Posted: April 5, 2018

Maintenance Worker I Salary: $5,375 – $6,468/per month
Maintenance Worker II Salary: $5,933 – $7,114/per month

Filing Deadline:
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
BY 4:30 P.M. FOR MANUAL SUBMISSIONS; 5:00 P.M. FOR ONLINE SUBMISSIONS

Tentative Recruitment Timeline*
Written Exam – Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Oral Board – Tuesday, May 22, 2018
* Dates are subject to change

POSITION DESCRIPTION

There is one open position for a Maintenance Worker I or II in the Equipment & Shop areas of the Facilities and Watershed Division. This particular assignment is located in the Pipe Shop and requires repair and maintenance of small tools and equipment (i.e. tampers, small generators, etc.). The Maintenance Worker I is the first working level class of the maintenance series. Under supervision, incumbents perform routine maintenance of facilities and landscaped areas and may perform repairs, installations and semi-skilled work on a crew or in a shop unit. The Maintenance Worker II is the journey level classification of the series and duties include the maintenance, installation, construction and repair of District facilities and properties. The Maintenance Worker II must be competent and experienced enough to personally complete work procedures and schedules designed to ensure the accurate and timely completion of tasks.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES FOR BOTH MAINTENANCE WORKER I AND II:
The duties performed are determined by the operational work unit to which the Maintenance Worker is assigned. The following duties are considered essential for both levels of Maintenance Worker:

 Follows safe work practices and observes safety rules and precautions;
 Drives light trucks and dump trucks and operates other construction equipment;
 Loads, unloads and transports dirt, supplies and construction materials;
 Flags traffic, sets up traffic cones and barricades to channel traffic;
 Reads maps, blueprints, diagrams and work orders;
 Cleans, lubricates and maintains equipment, tools and trucks used on the job;
 Disposes of litter, debris, brush and litter.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES FOR MAINTENANCE WORKER I:
MAINTENANCE OF FACILITIES AND BUILDINGS:
 Assists and/or performs the carpentry work in constructing and repairing tanks, pump houses and other facilities; repairs and maintains structures and equipment;
 assists and/or performs repairs and maintenance of roads and trails, access to tank sites and other District facilities;
 applies paint and other coatings by hand or spray; prepares a variety of surfaces for painting;
 works on ladders and scaffolding at heights
 may be assigned to perform other general maintenance duties as required.

MAINTENANCE OF WATER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS
 assists or performs installation, repairs and maintenance of pipelines, valves, fittings, hydrants and meters;
 taps pipelines;
 cuts and threads pipe to fit;
 locates and marks pipeline facilities;
 uses maps, drawings and sketches locates to inspect and repair valves, hydrants;
 builds forms and pours concrete, does asphalt patching and paving;
 assists and performs flushing and may chlorinate pipelines;
 checks tanks, pumps and related equipment;
 sets up safety equipment on jobs;
 repairs District roads and culverts.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES FOR MAINTENANCE WORKER II:
MAINTENANCE OF FACILITIES AND SHOP AREAS
 performs a variety of maintenance, construction and repair tasks of District facilities
 makes requisitions, maintains supplies and materials needed for tasks;
 prepares surfaces and applies paint and other coatings by hand or spray;
 maintains and repairs pneumatic and gas powered tools and related equipment;
 taps pipelines;
 operates lathes, band saw, pipe threading machines and a variety of related equipment;
 performs other general shop maintenance and warehouse duties as required.
 tracks time, materials and equipment used;
 performs light welding duties
 performs building maintenance;
 fills in for warehouse staff when not available;
 delivers parts to service crews;
 maintains and operates Mueller T20 hot tapping machine;
 requisitions parts for pneumatic tool repair, cut-off saws, drill bits for taping machine;
 May assist in the training and/or directing the work of subordinates.

Position Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:
FOR MAINTENANCE WORKER I:
Knowledge of:
 The operation, maintenance and care of equipment and tools used in connection with job duties;
 basic arithmetic including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, fractions and percentages;
 safe construction practices and procedures including safety precautions for operating power equipment, working in traffic and under hazardous conditions.

Ability to:
 Perform heavy physical work for extended periods;
 learn practices and techniques of landscape, natural resources and vegetation maintenance;
 maintain simple records, and make simple mathematical calculations;
 understand and carry out written and oral instructions;
 operate a variety of landscape, mechanical and construction equipment skillfully and safely;
 operate a personal computer in order to enter and retrieve data;
 effectively and courteously deal with public and with those contacted in the course of work;
 work at high elevations, on scaffolds, ladders, storage tanks and buildings;
 work from boats, barges, floats around and on District lakes;
 work on below-ground-level projects and in confined spaces;
 drive a vehicle and travel to off-site locations.

Training and Experience:
Any combination of training and experience equivalent to:
 Completion of the twelfth grade or its equivalent; and,
 One year of experience in construction, repair and maintenance of facilities or water distribution systems, grounds-keeping, landscaping, irrigation or related work, including the use of hand and power tools, and chemical spray equipment.

FOR MAINTENANCE WORKER II:
Knowledge of:
 The operation, maintenance and care of equipment and tools used in connection with job duties;
 basic arithmetic including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, fractions and percentages;
 safe construction practices and procedures including safety precautions for operating power equipment, working in traffic and under hazardous conditions.

Ability to:
 make arithmetic calculations, some of which involve fractions and percentages;
 learn practices and techniques of landscape, natural resources and vegetation maintenance;
 develop and maintain a variety of records;
 perform manual labor for extended periods;
 understand and carry out written and oral instructions;
 operate a computer to enter and retrieve data;
 read and understand maps, blueprint, diagrams landscape drawings;
 safely operate hand and power tools and equipment;
 drive a vehicle and travel to off-site locations;
 work at high elevations, on scaffolds, ladders, storage tanks and buildings;
 work from boats, barges, floats around and on District lakes;
 work on below-ground-level projects and in confined spaces;
 effectively and courteously deal with public and with those contacted in the course of work;
 train and direct personnel.

Training and Experience
Any combination of training and experience equivalent to:
 Completion of the twelfth grade or its equivalent; and,
 Two years of experience in construction, repair and maintenance of facilities or water distribution systems, watershed and natural resources, grounds-keeping, landscaping, irrigation or related work, including the use of chemical spray equipment.
To be successful in this job, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each of the listed duties. These duties are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required for the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of the position. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be directed to the Human Resources Manager.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:
 Per California Government Code, Title 1, Division 4, Chapter 8, Section 3100 "all public employees are hereby declared to be disaster service workers subject to such disaster service activities as may be assigned to them by their superiors or by law." (Ref: California Government Code, Title 1, Division 4, chapter 8, Sections 3100-3109);
 Employees who drive a vehicle to carry out assigned job-related duties must possess and maintain a California drivers' license for the class of the vehicle driven and employees will be subject to review of the Department of Motor Vehicle driver's activity reports.
 Work on an "on call" basis for emergency situations;
 Willingness to work outdoors in all weather conditions and in traffic;
 Work while wearing protective clothing and/or prescribed uniform.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
 Possession of an appropriate California driver's license issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles and satisfactory driving record;

How to Apply

APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: To be considered for this career opportunity, applicants must submit the following information to the Human Resources Department by the filing deadline shown on this announcement: a. Properly completed District application. Clearly state the title of the position for which you are applying. b. Supplemental questionnaire responses for the position. The attached page of supplemental questions will be a primary tool in evaluating qualifications for this position. The responses will be evaluated along with the completed application form. Applications received without completed Supplemental Responses will not be considered. c. Cover letter and resume. Strongly recommended (see below). A resume may be included but does not substitute for a completed application. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement in the selection process. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to show that he/she meets the minimum qualifications in this job announcement. The examination process may consist of an application screening, written and/or practical test, and oral and/or final interviews. All applicants will be notified of the disposition of their application. Based upon information provided in the application documents, the applicants presenting the best job-related qualifications will be invited to continue in the process. An eligibility list may result from this examination process. The selected candidate, upon acceptance of a conditional offer for District employment, will undergo a background check conducted by an outside agency and must take and pass a pre-employment/pre-duty medical exam and drug test. Additionally, depending upon job duty assignments, the selected candidate may be required to submit an original California Department of Motor Vehicles H-6 printout (10-year history). Do NOT submit the DMV H-6 until requested to do so. You may apply ONLINE through CalOPPS at: https://www.calopps.org/marin-municipal-water-district/job-18145212 Online applications are strongly encouraged and will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on the filing deadline date. A manual application packet may also be obtained by calling 415-945-1434, or in person at MMWD/HR, 220 Nellen Avenue, Corte Madera, CA 94925. The filing deadline time for in-person manual application and faxed application submissions is 4:30 p.m. on the filing deadline date. If application materials are faxed, the originals of the submissions must be mailed and post marked by the filing deadline date indicated in the job posting.
Contact Email: mvillavicencio@marinwater.org
Website: 220 Nellen Avenue, Wornum