Zone 7 provides treated drinking water to four major water retailers serving around 220,000 residents and businesses. The retailers are: the City of Pleasanton; the City of Livermore; California Water Service Company - Livermore; and Dublin San Ramon Services District, which provides water service to Dublin and the Dougherty Valley area of San Ramon.
THE POSITION Under general supervision, to perform a variety of routine and semi-skilled maintenance and construction duties in Zone 7 treatment plants and field distribution systems; and to perform related work as required.
This class performs routine mechanical maintenance, painting, carpentry and related plant and equipment maintenance work. It is distinguished from Plant Mechanic, Zone 7, which is responsible for performing skilled mechanical maintenance and repair work.
Applications and Supplemental Questionnaire: A properly completed Supplemental Questionnaire must be submitted with each application. Applications and Supplemental Questionnaires must be in the possession of the Human Resource Services Department by 5:00 p.m. on the Last Day for Filing, 12/20/2018. Failure to submit the Supplemental Questionnaire will result in disqualification.
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IDEAL CANDIDATE The ideal candidate has experience with a proven track record of success that demonstrates knowledge, skills and abilities in the following areas: · Performing basic mechanical maintenance, plumbing, painting, carpentry and related building trades work. · 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 perform building and facilities maintenance, repair and construction work 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. · Experience operating heavy equipment (such as backhoe, bobcat, skiploader, etc.) and ability to obtain Class A driver’s license desirable.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Either I The equivalent of two years of experience in mechanical or building trades maintenance work, which has provided the required knowledge and skills. Or II The equivalent of one year of experience as a Laborer in the Building Maintenance Division of the Alameda County classified service. (Non-classified includes District Attorney’s Office, Hospital Authority, and the Consolidated Courts.) 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:
TECHNICAL/PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS The extent the candidate has achieved a satisfactory level of technical and professional skill or knowledge in functional areas related to the position.
OPERATING EQUIPMENT Uses tools, machines, and vehicles to transport goods or people, or to create work products.
QUALITY ORIENTATION Accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time.
SAFETY AWARENESS Identifying and correcting conditions that affect employee safety; upholding safety standards.
PLANNING AND ORGANIZATION Plans and organizes work activities; manages several tasks at once. Establishes a course of action to ensure that work is completed efficiently.
PROBLEM SOLVING Identifies problems and uses logic, judgment, and data to evaluate alternatives and recommend solutions to achieve the desired organizational goal or outcome.
Knowledge of: • Methods, materials, tools and equipment used in basic mechanical maintenance, plumbing, painting, carpentry and related building trades work. • Basic shop math. • Safe work methods and safety precautions related to the work.
Ability to: • Perform basic mechanical maintenance, plumbing, painting, carpentry and related building trades work. • Follow written and oral directions. • Complete work assignments independently. • Use safety equipment and observe safe work methods. • Operate and maintain tools and equipment used in the work. • 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 heavy manual labor.
EXAMINATION COMPONENTS The examination will consist of the following steps: 1. A review of candidates' application to verify possession of minimum requirements. Those candidates who possess the minimum requirements for the class will move on to the next step in the examination process. 2. A review of the supplemental questionnaire to determine the best qualified. 3. A performance examination which will be weighted as 100% of the candidates' final examination score. The oral interview may contain situational exercises.
Candidates must attain a qualifying rating on each portion of this recruitment. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES TO THE ANNOUNCED EXAMINATION STEPS
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