Plant Mechanic

Zone 7 Water Agency | Livermore, CA

Salary Range: $96,324.80 - $101,129.60/year
Open Date: 05/28/2018
Close Date: 06/21/2018

Position Description

THE AGENCY

Zone 7 Water Agency supplies treated drinking water to retailers serving approximately 240,000 residents and businesses in Pleasanton, Livermore, Dublin and, through special agreement with the Dublin San Ramon Services District, the Dougherty Valley area of San Ramon. Zone 7 also supplies untreated irrigation water (mostly to vineyards) and provides flood protection to eastern Alameda County.

For more information regarding the Alameda County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, Zone 7, please visit their website at http://www.zone7water.com.

THE POSITION

Under general supervision, to perform skilled mechanical installation, maintenance and repair work on water treatment plant and field distribution system equipment and facilities; and to perform related work as required.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
In addition to meeting the minimum qualifications stated below, the ideal candidate will have demonstrated a track record of success in the following areas:
•Performing skilled mechanical installation, troubleshooting, maintenance and repair work on a wide variety of equipment typical to a water treatment plant and distribution system.
•Operating a wide variety of hand, power and shop tools used in the work.
•Observation of safe work method and safety precautions typical to water treatment plant materials, tools and equipment.
•Ability to follow written and oral instructions, accurately and carefully following established procedures for completing work tasks.
•Proficiency in basic math.
•Sufficient agility, strength and endurance to install, diagnose, repair and maintain a wide variety of mechanical equipment and operate various hand, power and shop tools.
•Willing and able to work in a variety of conditions, including in exposure to potentially hazardous materials, in confined spaces, and outdoors in all weather conditions.

Position Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Experience:

The equivalent of two years of full-time experience in skilled mechanical maintenance repair work in a water or wastewater treatment or industrial setting. Completion of an apprenticeship in a related field, such as machinist, electrician or electronics technician, may be substituted for not more than one year of the required experience.

License:

Possession of a valid California Driver’s license.

NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

The most suitably qualified candidates will possess the following competencies:

NOTE: The level and scope of the following knowledge and abilities are related to duties listed under the “Examples of Duties” section of this specification.

Knowledge of:

• Methods, materials, tools and equipment used in water treatment plant and field distribution system maintenance and repair work, including plumbing, electrical and related building trades work.
• Shop math.
• Safe work methods and safety precautions related to the work.
• Metal fabrication, including welding, brazing and soldering.
• Principles of lead supervision.

Ability to:

• Install, diagnose, repair and maintain a wide variety of mechanical equipment used in water treatment and distribution work.
• Plan and complete work assignments independently.
• Operate and maintain a wide variety of hand, power and shop tools and equipment used in the work.
• Observe safe work methods and safety precautions related to the work.
• Read and interpret plans, specifications, manuals and schematics.
• Estimate materials, tools and equipment required to perform assignments efficiently.
• Follow written and oral instructions.
• Direct the work of others as assigned.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those encountered in the course of the work.

Other Requirements:

Must be willing to work in exposure to potentially hazardous materials, in confined spaces, and outdoors in all weather conditions. Must possess strength sufficient to perform work assignments. Must be willing to respond to emergencies in off-hours as required.

How to Apply

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Contact Email: jobs@zone7water.com
Website: www.zone7water.com