Maintenance Supervisor

Delta Diablo | ANTIOCH

Salary Range: $10,834.99 - $13,531.42
Open Date: 07/19/2021
Close Date: 08/16/2021

Position Description

The Position. This positions serves as the head of the maintenance and repair workgroup responsible for directing the processing of machinery, equipment, vehicle, tool, facility, building, and grounds maintenance repair work and warehouse support. This position reports to the Maintenance Manager.

The Maintenance Supervisor coordinates and supervises the daily work activities of the workgroup (e.g., mechanics, collections system workers, and electrical/instrumentation technicians) engaged in maintaining, servicing, and repairing the District’s wastewater treatment plant and resource recovery system, facilities, and buildings. The Maintenance Supervisor inspects completed work, monitors maintenance and repair activities, coordinates the completion of repairs and other services by vendors, and maintains detailed records on work and part orders and inspections. Collaborates and coordinates with departmental work groups and teams providing consultation and technical expertise on maintenance and repair and resource recovery-related matters.

About Delta Diablo Delta Diablo (formerly Delta Diablo Sanitation District) is an innovative California special district that provides wastewater resource recovery services for over 215,000 customers in the cities of Antioch and Pittsburg, and the unincorporated community of Bay Point. These services include secondary treatment of wastewater; production and distribution of recycled water; pollution prevention activities; beneficial use of biosolids as a soil amendment at land application sites; street sweeping; and household hazardous waste collection. Delta Diablo owns and operates a water resource recovery facility (WRRF) that provides secondary treatment for an average wastewater flow of 13 million gallons per day (MGD) and tertiary treatment for approximately 6 MGD to produce recycled water for use at two local power plants, a golf course, and irrigation customers.

Delta Diablo is governed by a three-member Board of Directors that includes a Pittsburg councilmember, an Antioch councilmember, and the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors Member representing the Bay Point community. Under the Board’s progressive leadership, the District continues to drive organizational excellence by ensuring a strategic approach to addressing near- and long-term challenges and embracing innovative approaches. This approach is critical to navigating competing resource needs and delivering our essential services to the local communities we serve in an effective, reliable, and financially sustainable manner.

The District continues to be recognized as a “Utility of the Future” by the National Association of Clean Water Agencies, the Water Environment Federation, the Water Research Foundation, and the WateReuse Association for its outstanding industry leadership and progressive commitment to innovation, resource recovery, and “cutting-edge” practices. This prestigious award highlights the District’s broad regulatory compliance, water recycling, energy management, biosolids reuse, household hazardous waste collection, community engagement, and industry leadership. The District’s FY 2021/22 budget totals $43.5 million, which reflects planned operating and capital budgets of $29.3 million and $14.2 million, respectively. These expenditures are necessary for the District to continue meeting its core mission of protecting public health and the environment.

Position Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications. The selected candidate is required to have: 1) High School diploma or equivalent; and 2) minimum of seven (7) years of increasingly responsible experience performing heavy mechanical equipment and machinery maintenance and repair work at a wastewater, water, or a facility comparable in size and complexity to the District; and 3) at least two (2) years in a lead or supervisory capacity. The position also requires: 1) a valid California State Class C driver’s license and insurability under the District’s driving program must always be maintained;
2) possession of California Water Environment Association (CWEA) Mechanical Technologist Grade I or Grade II certification at time of appointment or hire. Possession of valid California State Class B driver’s license with endorsements or must be obtained within six (6) months of appointment or hire. Possession and maintenance of CWEA Mechanical Technologist Grade III certification or must be obtained within two (2) years of appointment or hire.

The Ideal Candidate. The District is seeking an individual with strong technical skills to evaluate and handle the most complex maintenance and repair problems that may arise within the recycled water, wastewater resource recovery, and conveyance systems, and would be expected to respond or report to duty in emergency situations, which may occur after hours, on weekends and/or holidays. The ideal candidate will also have experience working with staff in operations, collections, electrical/instrumentation, engineering, laboratory, warehouse and purchasing, business services, and management.

In addition, the ideal candidate would possess to demonstrated strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills to build successful internal and external business relationships. Success in this position will require a customer-centered and collaborative leadership style and prior experience in a supervisory or lead-level capacity that cultivates and develops staff employing a mentoring and coaching approach to share knowledge and experience.

• MONTHLY PAY: $10,834.99 - $13,531.42
• CALPERS RETIREMENT: 2% @ 55 plan for qualified “classic” employees as defined by CalPERS; new members to PERS participate in a formula of 2% @ 62
• VACATION LEAVE: Minimum of 10 days per year
• SICK LEAVE: 96 hours annually, with annual buyback
• HOLIDAYS: 11 paid holidays annually plus 3 floating
• ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE: 40 hours annually
• LIFE INSURANCE: $50,000 basic life insurance
• RETIREE MEDICAL: Employee contributes 3% of base salary to OPEB
• 457/401A DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLANS: District matching contribution up to 4%
• WELLNESS PROGRAM, Includes gym membership subsidy
• WORKERS’ COMPENSATION: Covered by District’s self-insured program
• SOCIAL SECURITY AND MEDICARE: District and employee contribution (7.65%)
• STATE DISABILITY INSURANCE: Employee contribution (1.20%)

How to Apply

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit the required application materials via The application deadline is August 16, 2021. First round interviews are tentatively scheduled for the week of August 30, 2021.
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