Water Utilities Maintenance Supervisor

East Bay Regional Parks District | Oakland

Salary Range: $8,138.00 - $9,132.93 Monthly
Open Date: 04/28/2021
Close Date: 05/28/2021

Position Description

The Position
The East Bay Regional Park District is a system of beautiful parklands and trails in Alameda and Contra Costa counties to the east of San Francisco. Established in 1934, the Park District is the oldest and largest regional park system in the United States, managing over 125,000 acres of parkland within 73 regional parks, and encompassing over 1,300 miles of trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding, and nature learning.

Vacancy Situation The Park District currently has one vacancy located at South County Corp Yard in Castro Valley, CA. The hiring pools established as a result of this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancy and any additional vacancies that may occur during the one-year life of the hiring pools.

What You’ll Be Doing: Under direction, to maintain and repair District water and wastewater pumps, lift stations, equipment, and water quality systems; perform a variety of skilled electrical, electronic and mechanical installations. Supervise and hire regular and temporary staff and provide direction to staff in the operation and repair of water treatment and wastewater treatment systems.

We’re Looking For Someone Who:

Understands and comfortable operating a SCADA system.
Is innovative and efficient in managing skilled trade staff members and providing hands-on support while supervising a team
Is a problem solver and would enjoy navigating park use issues with multiple stakeholders to develop win-win solutions
Is excellent at motivating, developing, and directing staff
A Few Reasons Why You May Love This Job:
You will be leading a hard-working team.
Work in an outdoor setting and/or beautiful and historic indoor facilities performing meaningful and valued work connected to our organization’s mission.
Great benefits including medical, dental, tuition reimbursement, a CalPERS retirement pension, 13.5 paid holidays, and much more!
Our Values:
Respect: We honor each other, the park users we serve, and the land we steward
Resilience: We creatively adapt to change. We address challenges with empathy, perspective, and determination.
Relationships: Our greatest strength lies in the trust, accountability, and teamwork we cultivate with our colleagues, partners, and the public we serve.
Responsiveness: We communicate openly, honestly, and reliably.
Transparency: We hold the public’s trust through meaningful stakeholder engagement and unfettered access to timely and reliable information on decisions and performance.
Essential Functions
The essential functions of this position include, but are not limited to:

Maintain water and wastewater pumping systems using both manual and SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) control systems.
Supervise employees engaged in installing, maintaining, repairing, and testing electric motors, control panels and electronic circuitry for water and wastewater equipment.
Monitor pumping systems to ensure efficient operation of wells, pumps and motors.
Collect and maintain well water level data for internal trending.
Plan, schedule, assign and supervise the service, repair and maintenance of water and wastewater pumping equipment and motors.
Maintain shop and parts inventory for pumping and control systems.
Troubleshoot and repair electrical control circuits, electrical instrumentation and computer control system software.
Analyze and determine proper corrective action to resolve low and high voltage electrical problems.
Install new or expand existing electrical control systems.
Maintain preventive maintenance service schedules and inventory records for pumping and electrical control systems.
Evaluate failures for probable cause and provide preventative and corrective measures.
Inspect facilities and equipment for safety compliance.
Consult with supervisor, crew, staff and contractor/vendors as necessary.
Perform administrative tasks, such as, ordering and purchasing supplies, data entry, budget tracking and project scheduling. Conducts performance appraisals.
Respond to emergency service calls outside of normal working hours including evenings, weekends and holidays.
Provide direction and technical advice on the installation, expansion and upgrades to existing electrical control systems.
OTHER FUNCTIONS
Other tasks related to this position may include: Training district personnel in operation, maintenance and monitoring of equipment/systems, participate in meetings to represent the District’s interest involving pumping systems/equipment, update drawings and maintain records of all pumping systems.

Minimum Qualifications
Education: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade, and

Experience: Minimum 2 years experience maintaining water and wastewater
pumping systems and lift station controls, and

Minimum four years experience as a journey level electrician.

Additional Information

Advanced knowledge of the principles and practices involved in the installation, diagnosis, maintenance, repair, and operation of a variety of equipment, motors, and networks common to water quality, wastewater, and water distribution systems.
Skill and ability to maintain and repair chemical feed systems.
Skill and ability to operate hand, power tools, and equipment.
Advanced knowledge of the methods, equipment, and materials used in skilled electrical, electronic, and mechanical maintenance work.
Knowledge and ability to work in accordance with Cal OSHA, National Electrical Code, and the California Electrical Code.
Knowledge and ability to design and implement Preventative Maintenance Programs.
Knowledge of and ability to work in compliance with health and safety regulations, applicable codes, ordinances, and regulations.
Ability to keep records, prioritize work tasks and meet deadlines.
Ability to analyze problems, listen, communicate, and provide technical information to District staff.
Ability to act as a liaison between the District and the public in the event of emergencies in regards to pumping and water systems.
Ability to complete continued training in this field of expertise and to obtain additional certification as may be required to meet State of California regulations.
Ability to establish and maintain positive and cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work at all levels, including a culturally diverse general public, with a focus on quality service to internal customers and park users.
Application materials for this position consist of two (2) required parts:
A current East Bay Regional Park District application submitted online, and
Completed supplemental questions
Apply prior to the closing time of the job announcement and allow at least one (1) hour to submit your application if you are a new user to the system. If you have previously applied on GovernmentJobs.com, please take care to update your existing profile. Applications are accepted online only. Our online application system is provided by NeoGov. If you encounter problems while applying online, please contact NeoGov Help Desk toll-free at (855) 524-5627.

Notification: All applicants will be notified of the disposition of their application via email, generally within two to three weeks after the closing date. You may also sign into your GovernmentJobs.com account to view your current application status and notifications.

Selection Process: The application materials for all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will be reviewed by a screening panel to select the best qualified for testing or interview. The District reserves the right to set up a written test, performance test, and/or other assessment procedures before or after the interview process. Possession of minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview or invitation to test. Pursuant to the Federal Immigration and Reform Act of 1986, all applicants who are hired will be required to provide proof of identity and appropriate work authorization documents prior to commencement of employment.

Union Representation: East Bay Regional Parks Employees, Local 2428, American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME), AFL-CIO, represents this classification. Wages, hours, and other terms of conditions of employment are covered in an Agreement between the Park District and Local 2428. The probationary period for this position is nine months.

Special Testing Arrangements: If you require special arrangements due to a verified disability or medical condition, please contact the Human Resources Department at (510) 544-2154.

Tentative Date of Examinations:
Oral Panel Interview: Week of June 1st.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
The East Bay Regional Park District, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Position Qualifications

Education: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade, and

Experience: Minimum 2 years experience maintaining water and wastewater
pumping systems and lift station controls, and

Minimum four years experience as a journey level electrician.

How to Apply

Application materials for this position consist of two (2) required parts: A current East Bay Regional Park District application submitted online, and Completed supplemental questions

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