Modesto Irrigation District

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8 job(s) at Modesto Irrigation District

Modesto Irrigation District Waterford, California, United States
Apr 01, 2021
Full Time
The Modesto Irrigation District is currently recruiting to fill one full-time regular position under general supervision of the Water Treatment Plant Senior Shift Operator to operate, monitor, inspect and maintain a water treatment plant and its related facilities. Any Qualified Individual May Apply. This is a non-exempt position and allocated to the Utility Services and Maintenance Bargaining Unit. The list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill other Water Treatment Plant Operator/Operator Apprentice vacancies that may occur within the District through March 24, 2022. Examples of Duties: Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Operate all necessary water treatment equipment for treating, transmitting, storing and delivering potable water; Compute chemical dosages and flow rates; Operate pumps, valves and other equipment manually and remotely by computer control; Inspect, adjust and maintain equipment; Perform physical, chemical and bacteriological analysis of water; Maintain necessary records and reports; Observe and enforce District safety rules; Control plant operation using SCADA and PC based computer systems; Maintain proper chemical applications and storage. This job involves shift, weekend and holiday work, including rotating and/or relief shifts. Other Related Duties Other duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience, knowledge and abilities may satisfy the necessary minimum qualifications. A typical way to obtain the education, experience, knowledge and abilities would be: Education : High school diploma or equivalent plus formal course work in water treatment. Experience : Operator: Successful completion of the Water Treatment Plant Apprentice Program or equivalent program in Water Treatment Operation. Operator Apprentice: no experience necessary. Knowledge of : Conventional/direct filtration water treatment facility and appurtenances; Membrane water treatment facility and appurtenances; Safety rules and regulations; Drinking water regulations; Pumps, hydraulics, electricity and mechanical devices and basic laboratory and maintenance procedures. Ability to: Assess changing conditions and initiate appropriate action; prepare clear, complete and concise written reports; follow oral and written instruction; work cooperatively and communicate effectively with others. Special Requirements : WTP Operator must have a Water Treatment Operator Certificate (T3) and Water Distribution Operator Certificate (D2) issued by the State Water Resources Control Board at the time of appointment. WTP Operator and Apprentice must have a valid California Class C drivers license. Supplemental Information: Qualified applicants must submit a completed District application. Application screening will begin on or after Wednesday, April 14, 2021. Applications received after this date are not guaranteed consideration. Applications will be reviewed on a comparative basis and only those most qualified will be invited to continue in the selection process, which will consist of an overall assessment of the individual's skills through (1) written test; (2) oral interview; and (3) contacting of references to include current and former supervisors. The applicant must perform successfully in each phase of the recruitment in order to continue in the selection process. Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact Human Resources at (209) 526-7341. California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-2922 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD. The Modesto Irrigation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED AND APPLICABLE HIGHER EDUCATION DEGREE, PASS A MEDICAL EXAM INCLUDING A DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREEN, AND A COMPLETE BACKGROUND CHECK PRIOR TO BEGINNING WORK. INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE
Modesto Irrigation District Modesto, California, United States
Mar 29, 2021
Full Time
The Modesto Irrigation District is currently recruiting to fill two full time vacancies in the Woodland Generation Department and the Ripon/McClure Generation Department, Electric Resources Division, to plan, organize, direct and supervise the operation, maintenance, repair and modification to the District's generation facilities; and to perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. Any Qualified Individual May Apply . These are exempt positions and are allocated to the Professional and Supervisory Bargaining Unit. The list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill other Generation Supervisor vacancies that may occur within the District through March 26, 2022. Examples of Duties: Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Recommend and assist in the implementation of goals and objectives; establish schedules and methods for maintaining and operating the District's generation facilities; implement policies and procedures. Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of staff involved in the maintenance and operation of the District's power generation facilities. Evaluate operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommend improvements and modifications; prepare various reports on operations and activities. Participate in budget preparation and administration; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; submit justifications for equipment, materials, supplies, and services; monitor and control expenditures. Participate in the recruitment and selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline procedures and conduct performance evaluations. Administer a computerized maintenance program to plan, develop, and coordinate maintenance schedules. Collect and compile operating and maintenance data and prepare and submit reports necessary to ensure compliance with local, State and Federal regulatory requirements. Identify and resolve the more complex operational and maintenance issues. Research and purchase parts and materials necessary for the operation, maintenance and repair of generation facilities. Schedule necessary outages; coordinate with District staff and outside contractors, as necessary. Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other District employees, outside agencies, and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience, knowledge and abilities may satisfy the necessary minimum qualifications. A typical way to obtain the education, experience, knowledge and abilities would be: Education: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by college course work in electronics, electrical, or mechanical technology or a related field. Experience: Five years of increasingly responsible experience in the operation and maintenance of a power generation facility; including one year providing technical and functional supervision over assigned personnel. Knowledge of : • Principles and practices of hydraulics and electrical theory as they relate to the operation and maintenance of generation facilities. • Equipment, tools and materials used in the installation, modification, maintenance and operation of electrical generation facilities and associated mechanical, hydraulic, electrical, electronic and computer systems. • Principles and practices of supervision, training and performance evaluations. • Principles and practices of budget monitoring. • Principles and practices of safety management. • Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, ordinances and rules. • Modern office equipment including use of applicable computer applications. • Principles and practices of effective customer service. Ability to: • Organize, implement and direct generation operations/activities. • On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policy and procedures. • Interpret and explain pertinent local, State, Federal, District and department policies and procedures. • Assist in the development and monitoring of an assigned program budget. • Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations. • Read and interpret technical drawings, specifications and maintenance manuals. • Perform the more complex duties associated with the operation and maintenance of generation facilities. • Operate and use modern office equipment including a computer and applicable software. • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. • Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff. Special Requirements: Possession of a valid California class C drivers' license at the time of appointment. Residence within a 35 mile radius of the Generation Supervisor's assigned primary workstation must be established within six (6) months of appointment to this position and maintained thereafter. The Generation Department's primary workstations are defined as the District's McClure Generation Station (639 S. McClure Rd. Modesto, CA.) or the District's Woodland Generation Station (920 Woodland Ave., Modesto, CA) or the District's Ripon Generation Station (1015 South Stockton Blvd., Modesto CA). Supplemental Information: Qualified applicants must submit a completed District application. Applications will be screened on or after, Friday, April 9, 2021. Applications received after this date are not guaranteed consideration. Applications will be reviewed on a comparative basis and only those most qualified will be invited to continue in the selection process which will consist of an overall assessment of the individual's skills through (1) oral interview; and (2) contacting of references to include current and former supervisors. The applicant must perform successfully in each phase of the testing in order to continue in the selection process. Applications are available at www.mid.org or at the MID Human Resources Division, 1231 11th St., Modesto, CA 95354, (209) 526-7341. Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact Human Resources at (209) 526-7341. California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-2922 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD. The Modesto Irrigation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED, PASS A MEDICAL EXAM INCLUDING A DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREEN, AND A COMPLETE BACKGROUND CHECK PRIOR TO BEGINNING WORK. INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE
Modesto Irrigation District Modesto, California, United States
Mar 23, 2021
Full Time
The Modesto Irrigation District is currently recruiting to fill one full-time position in the Resource Planning and Development Department, Electric Resources Division to prepare, maintain and analyze data, charts and related records in support of technical tasks such as integrated resource planning, load forecasting, analysis of electric resource options, and a variety of technical analytical tasks relevant to the assigned area of responsibility. Any Qualified Individual Apply. This is a non-exempt position and is allocated to the Administrative Technical and Clerical Bargaining Unit. The list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill other Engineering Technician I/II vacancies that may occur within the District through March 19, 2022. The position will be filled at the appropriate level based on the qualifications of the successful candidate. Distinguishing Characteristics Engineering Technician I This is the entry level class in the Engineering Technician series. Positions in this class typically have little or no directly related work experience. The Engineering Technician I class is distinguished from the II level by the performance of less than the full range of duties assigned to the II level. Incumbents work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks, progressing to direction as procedures and processes of assigned area of responsibility are learned. Engineering Technician II This is the journey level class in the Engineering Technician series and is distinguished from the I level by the assignment of the full range of duties. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new, unusual or unique situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the I level. Supervision Received and Exercised Engineering Technician I: Receives immediate supervision from a higher level supervisor or manager. Engineering Technician II: Receives general supervision from a higher level supervisor or manager. Examples of Duties: Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Prepare, maintain and revise files, records, graphs and summaries per instructions, through the use of computers, and other associated equipment; Conduct complex analytical studies using production cost models, spreadsheets and other tools Conduct load and fuel supply forecasts. Research technical topics and gather data in support of detailed technical analytical studies and projects. Complete a variety of required regulatory filings. Make engineering calculations. Maintain files and prepare reports. Provide technical direction and training for other department personnel. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other District employees, outside agencies and public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications: Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Engineering Technician I Knowledge of: Principle of technical analysis and statistical techniques. Engineering principles, practices and terminology. Basic methods and techniques of engineering, and estimating. Algebra, trigonometry, and geometry as applied to technical engineering work. English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Principles and practices of safety management. Modern office equipment including the use of applicable computer applications. Principles and practices of effective customer service. Ability to: Learn to perform technical analysis. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures. Perform technical research and make recommendations regarding elementary engineering and complex analytical problems. Perform elementary engineering and complex analytical calculations with speed and accuracy. Maintain records related to work activities; prepare reports. Coordinate and schedule assigned tasks. Maintain computer databases. Perform technical research. Plan, organize and prioritize assigned tasks and functions efficiently under time and pressure deadlines. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Experience: One year of experience performing technical engineering or technical analytical work that includes data analysis and statistical work is desirable. Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Two years of college with substantial course work in engineering or other technical field to include basic electricity and mathematics at the trigonometry level. License and Certificate: Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license. Engineering Technician II In addition to the qualifications for the Engineering Technician I: Knowledge of: Methods and techniques of data analysis. District functions, policies and procedures. Principles and practices of integrated resource planning. Principles and practices of load forecasting. Regression and statistical analysis. Pertinent local, State, and Federal codes, regulations and laws, and District standards. Ability to: Independently perform technical analytical duties. Perform technical research and make recommendations regarding routine technical analytical problems. Perform complex calculations with speed and accuracy. Analyze complex data and make reasonable recommendations based on findings. Experience: Three years of progressively responsible experience similar to Engineering Technician I with the District. Training: High school diploma or equivalent. Two years of college with substantial course work in engineering or other technical field to include, basic electricity and mathematics at the trigonometry level. License and Certificate: Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license. Supplemental Information: Qualified applicants must submit a completed District application. Application screening will begin on or after Friday, April 2 , 2021 . Applications received after this date are not guaranteed consideration. Applications will be reviewed on a comparative basis and only those most qualified will be invited to continue in the selection process, which will consist of an overall assessment of the individual's skills through (1) written test; (2) oral interview; and (3) contacting of references to include current and former supervisors. The applicant must perform successfully in each phase of the recruitment in order to continue in the selection process. Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact Human Resources at (209) 526-7341. California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-2922 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD. The Modesto Irrigation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED AND APPLICABLE HIGHER EDUCATION DEGREE, PASS A MEDICAL EXAM INCLUDING A DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREEN, AND A COMPLETE BACKGROUND CHECK PRIOR TO BEGINNING WORK. INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE
Modesto Irrigation District Modesto, California, United States
Mar 16, 2021
Full Time
The Modesto Irrigation District is currently recruiting to fill one full-time regular position in the Planning and Pricing Department, Finance Division, to perform a variety of professional and complex analysis in support of specialized financial activities, preparation of forecasts and reports, conduct of rate studies and forecasting, collect and analyze business performance data; collect and analyze energy market and risk data and to serve as a resource to managers, supervisors, and employees on financial matters. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Financial Analyst I - This is the entry level class in the Financial Analyst series. Positions in this class typically have little or no directly related work experience. The Financial Analyst I class is distinguished from the II level by the performance of less than the full range of duties assigned to the II level. Incumbents work under general supervision while learning job tasks, progressing to direction as procedures and processes of assigned area of responsibility are learned. Financial Analyst II - This is the journey level class in the Financial Analyst series and is distinguished from the Financial Analyst I by the assignment of the full range of duties. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction of assistance as new, unusual or unique situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the I level. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Financial Analyst I: Receives general supervision from a higher level supervisor or manager. Financial Analyst II: Receives direction from a higher level supervisor or manager. Any Qualified Individual May Apply. This is a non-exempt position and is allocated to the Administrative, Technical, and Clerical Bargaining Unit. The list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill other Financial Analyst I/II vacancies that may occur within the District through November 30, 2021 Examples of Duties: Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform professional technical and analytical work in the areas of financial analysis and cash based forecasting. Develop analytical models, business reporting and other tools to identify trends and provide useful control mechanisms on various aspects of business processes. Collect and report operating and financial data needed for performance management reporting and performance improvement projects from a variety of corporate systems, databases and other sources. Prepare reports for use in preparation of the District's annual budget, mid-year review, and year end summary. Assist in the maintenance of the District's financial model and review various proposed District projects and provide economic analyses. Develop and utilize computer models, applications and databases in the performance of assigned duties; perform load research studies. Provide assistance and advice to District divisions in resolving financial issues related to areas of assignment; develop and deliver staff presentations. Coordinate the posting of margin with MID's wholesale energy counterparties and clearing brokers. Provide technical support in the settlement of financial energy trades and administration of trading contracts and Rate Tariff updates. Assist with risk management activities including the analysis of risks and opportunities related to District projects and operations. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other District employees, outside agencies and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications: Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Financial Analyst I Knowledge of: Statistical research and analysis techniques. Basic principles of budgeting, forecasting, and financial planning. Principles and practices of safety management. Principles and practices of technical report preparation. Modern office equipment including the use of applicable computer software. Principles and practices of effective customer service. Ability to: Perform professional duties in the analysis of a variety of financial and accounting data. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policy and procedures. Learn pertinent local, State and Federal laws, rules and regulations especially as they relate to accounting, auditing, assessment and reporting requirements. Assist with the conduct of rate studies and other financial studies. Learn to perform financial planning and economic analysis. Prepare and present technical financial information in a meaningful way. Collect data from various applications and transform that data into meaningful information to support business decision making. Learn to perform computerized modeling and forecasting. Operate and use modern office equipment including a computer and applicable software. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Experience: One year of professional financial forecasting and budgeting experience. Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college with major course work in Finance, Accounting, Mathematics or a related field. Special Requirement: Possession of a valid California Class C drivers license. Financial Analyst II Knowledge of: Principles of budgeting, forecasting, financial planning, modeling and economic analysis. Complex statistical research and analysis techniques. Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, rules and regulations. Ability to: Independently perform professional duties in the analysis of a variety of complex financial and accounting data. Conduct rate studies and other financial studies. Perform financial planning and economic analysis. Perform computerized modeling and forecasting. Monitor assigned accounting and financial analysis activities including compliance with local, State, and Federal requirements and professional standards. Effectively provide technical support to District divisions and staff. Experience: Three years of progressively responsible experience similar to Financial Analyst I with the District. Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college with major course work in Finance, Accounting, Mathematics or a related field. Special Requirement: Possession of a valid California Class C drivers license. Supplemental Information: Qualified applicants must submit a completed District application. APPLY IMMEDIATELY. The recruitment will close upon receipt of a sufficient number of qualified applicants. Application screening will begin on or after December 18, 2020. Applications received after this date are not guaranteed consideration. Applications will be reviewed on a comparative basis and only those most qualified will be invited to continue in the selection process which will consist of an overall assessment of the individual's skills through (1) written exam; (2) oral interview; and (3) contacting of references to include current and former supervisors. The applicant must perform successfully in each phase of the testing in order to continue in the selection process. THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED AND APPLICABLE HIGHER EDUCATION DEGREE, PASS A MEDICAL EXAM INCLUDING A DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREEN, AND A COMPLETE BACKGROUND CHECK PRIOR TO BEGINNING WORK. Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact Human Resources at (209) 526-7341. California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-3933 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD. The Modesto Irrigation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.
Modesto Irrigation District Modesto, California, United States
Mar 16, 2021
Full Time
The Modesto Irrigation District is currently recruiting to fill one full-time regular position in the IT Technical Operations Department, Information Technology Division to install, modify and maintain a variety of water, generation, transmission and distribution control, protection, communication, security and computer equipment at various locations in the District's electrical and irrigation systems. Any qualified individual may apply. The Operations Technician/Apprentice is a non-exempt position and is allocated to the Utility Services and Maintenance Bargaining Unit. The list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill other Operations Technician/Apprentice vacancies that may occur through August 24, 2021. The position will be filled at the appropriate level (Operations Technician, Apprentice) based on the qualifications of the successful candidate. Examples of Duties: Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Perform maintenance and a variety of testing on the EMS/SCADA Master and remote units; Install and calibrate telemetry systems; Install and maintain storage batteries and charging systems; Maintain station equipment such as capacitor and regulator controls; Maintain and calibrate carrier relaying equipment in conjunction with outside agencies; Install and maintain backup power supplies for both EMS/SCADA computer system and computerized telephone systems; Install data lines and terminal equipment for computer systems; Install, maintain, and calibrate equipment related to irrigation such as level sensors, position sensors, temperature sensors, flow meters, and motor controls. Maintain records of supervisory equipment, investigate and determine cause of radio and television interference reported by customers and coordinate corrective action; Install and maintain radio, microwave and fiber optic network equipment; Maintain security equipment; Install, modify and maintain computer systems, network equipment, and audio visual equipment. Perform overtime and/or emergency work. Other Related Duties Other duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience, knowledge and abilities may satisfy the necessary minimum qualifications. A typical way to obtain the education, experience, knowledge and abilities would be: Education : High school diploma or equivalent. Two (2) years of college with major course work in mathematics, electronics, electrical technology, or a related field. Experience : Apprentice Operations Technician: Twelve (12) months experience in a related area. Operations Technician: Two (2) years experience at the journey level as a Generation Technician, Substation Electrician, Electronic Technician, Radio Technician, Communications Technician or equivalent. Knowledge and Abilities : Knowledge of principles and methods, materials, tools and equipment in the installation, operation, maintenance, and modification of mechanical, hydraulic, electrical, electronic, computer and fiber optic systems. Ability to read and understand technical drawings, sketches, plans, specifications, and maintenance manuals; use electrical and mechanical tools and equipment skillfully and safely in accordance with District Safety Rules and operating orders; work effectively either alone or in cooperation with other employees and with minimum direct supervision. Special Requirements : Must have a valid California Class C driver license. Residence within a 35-mile radius of the District's Main Office (1231 Eleventh St., Modesto, CA) must be established within six (6) months of appointment to this position and maintained thereafter. Supplemental Information: Qualified applicants must submit a completed District application. APPLY IMMEDIATELY. The recruitment will close upon receipt of a sufficient number of qualified applicants. Application screening will begin on or after December 4, 2020. Applications received after this date are not guaranteed consideration Applications will be reviewed on a comparative basis and only those most qualified will be invited to continue in the selection process which will consist of an overall assessment of the individual's skills through (1) written exam; (2) oral interview; and (3) contacting of references to include current and former supervisors. The applicant must perform successfully in each phase of the testing in order to continue in the selection process. THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED AND APPLICABLE HIGHER EDUCATION DEGREE, PASS A MEDICAL EXAM INCLUDING A DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREEN, AND A COMPLETE BACKGROUND CHECK PRIOR TO BEGINNING WORK. Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact Human Resources at (209) 526-7341. California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-3933 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD. The Modesto Irrigation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE
Modesto Irrigation District Modesto, California, United States
Mar 16, 2021
Full Time
The Modesto Irrigation District is currently recruiting to fill one full-time regular position in the Electric Engineering Department, Transmission and Distribution Division to organize, assign and review the work of assigned personnel engaged in professional and technical electrical engineering activities related to the planning, design and construction of generation, transmission, distribution, substation facilities, and renewable projects; to perform duties requiring specialized knowledge; and to provide administrative support to assigned supervisor. This is the advanced journey level in the Engineer series. Positions at this level are distinguished from other classes within the series by the level of responsibility assumed, complexity of duties assigned, independence of action taken, by the amount of time spent performing the duties, and by the nature of the public contact made. Employees perform the most difficult and responsible types of duties assigned to classes within this series and may provide indirect and/or direct supervision over assigned personnel. Employees at this level are required to be fully trained in all procedures related to assigned areas of responsibility and possess registration as a Professional Engineer. Any qualified individual may apply. This is an exempt position and is allocated to the Professional and Supervisory Bargaining Unit. The list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill other Senior Electrical Engineer vacancies that may occur within the District through October 15, 2021. Examples of Duties: Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Plan, prioritize, and review the work of staff assigned to a variety of professional electrical engineering tasks associated with the planning, design, construction, and maintenance of District transmission and distribution facilities, generation facilities, and renewable projects. Develop schedules and methods to accomplish assignments ensuring work is completed in a timely and efficient manner. Participate in evaluating the activities of staff, recommending improvements and modifications. Provide and coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies. Perform detailed and complex analysis of the District's transmission, subtransmission, distribution networks, and generation facilities, and provide power flow studies and recommendations related to the operation of the system. Work with outside utilities and the District's balancing authority to accurately build and supply an updated transmission system model with approved forecasted peak loads. Perform system import limit studies in compliance with NERC/WECC criteria; develop special protection systems to support import limits. Develop the District's Transmission and Distribution 5 - Year Plan and updates to the Plan; assist with determining if new capital projects are needed to meet loading requirements for the District's distribution system electrical system elements. Perform a variety of studies on the District's transmission, substation, generation, and distribution systems; design and specify equipment and settings. Review NERC standards; prepare responses to Compliance Questionnaires and Reliability Standard Audit Worksheets as per NERC standards. Perform duties and responsibilities of Subject Matter Expert (SME) for assigned area(s). Plan, design and oversee the construction of District generation facilities and/or upgrades to existing facilities. Provide engineering support to other departments and divisions, as necessary. Perform and support a variety of interconnection studies with outside utilities; evaluate the effect of new projects on the District's system. Prepare complex engineering studies and reports; prepare a variety of technical reports, documents, and correspondence; prepare technical specifications; oversee and participate in the preparation and revision of design and construction standards. Perform the most difficult work related to the management of electrical engineering projects related to the District's generation, transmission, distribution and substation facilities. Represent the District in meetings with regulatory agencies, Joint Power Agencies, and the public regarding District projects. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other District employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications: Knowledge of: Principles and practices of technical, functional and/or direct supervision and training. Principles and practices of electrical engineering as it relates to the operation of the District's electric system. Budgeting techniques. Pertinent local, State, Federal rules, regulations and laws. Advanced project management methodologies. Modern developments, current literature and sources of information regarding the electrical engineering profession. Principles and practices of safety management. Modern office equipment including the use of applicable computer applications. Principles and practices of effective customer service. Ability to: Provide technical, functional and/or direct supervision over assigned staff; effectively train staff. Perform the most complex electrical engineering duties including the management of complex projects. Understand and interpret local, State, Federal rules, regulations and laws. Participate in evaluating the activities of staff, recommending improvements and modifications. Provide and coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Three years of responsible journey experience similar to Associate Electrical Engineer with the District. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Electrical Engineering or a related field. License and Certificate: Possession of a valid California driver's license. Registration as a Professional Electrical Engineer. Supplemental Information: Qualified applicants must submit a completed District application. APPLY IMMEDIATELY . The recruitment will close upon receipt of a sufficient number of qualified applicants. Application screening will begin on or after December 4, 2020. Applications received after this date are not guaranteed consideration. Applications will be reviewed on a comparative basis and only those most qualified will be invited to continue in the selection process, which will consist of an overall assessment of the individual's skills through (1) oral interview; and (2) contacting of references to include current and former supervisors. The applicant must perform successfully in each phase of the recruitment in order to continue in the selection process. THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED AND APPLICABLE HIGHER EDUCATION DEGREE, PASS A MEDICAL EXAM INCLUDING A DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREEN, AND A COMPLETE BACKGROUND CHECK PRIOR TO BEGINNING WORK. Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact Human Resources at (209) 526-7341. California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-2922 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD. The Modesto Irrigation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE
Modesto Irrigation District Modesto, California, United States
Mar 15, 2021
Full Time
The Modesto Irrigation District is currently recruiting to fill one full-time regular vacancy in the General Services Manager Department, Finance Division, to purchase materials, supplies, parts & equipment for the Fleet Maintenance Department. Maintain computer records of all receipts and issues. Any Qualified Individual May Apply. This is a non-exempt position and is allocated to the Administrative, Technical, and Clerical Bargaining Unit. The list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill other Fleet Parts Buyer vacancies that may occur within the District through March 5, 2022. Examples of Duties: Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Maintain necessary inventory levels of parts, materials and supplies for the Fleet Maintenance and other departments Order parts, materials, welding supplies and small tools Receive, inspect and confirm the quality and quantity of ordered parts, supplies, material and equipment received Ship and track warranty parts and equipment, track credits Pick up parts, materials and supplies Operate overhead cranes for the purpose of unloading heavy materials Provide parts cost and delivery time estimates Secure up-to-date prices and discounts Assist in evaluating bids Contact vendors regarding discrepancies in invoices and deliveries Obtain part numbers, order, and issue needed parts and supplies Compare cost and evaluate quality of materials Assign appropriate inventory account numbers for accounting purposes Prepare purchase requisitions Maintain accurate computer records and files of open purchase agreements and inventory levels Inventory all parts and supplies Make numerous online credit card purchases, maintain credit card records, and reconcile credit card statement Deliver and pick- up vehicles Other Related Duties Other duties as assigned Typical Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience, knowledge and abilities may satisfy the necessary minimum qualifications. A typical way to obtain the education, experience, knowledge and abilities would be: Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Experience: Four (4) years experience in automotive, heavy truck, heavy construction equipment, parts environment, office procedures, and computerized inventory control system. Knowledge and Abilities: Knowledge of purchasing procedures; computerized inventory balancing system; modern office equipment including use of applicable computer applications; general principles and practices of storing parts and supplies; aerial devices; heavy construction equipment; line construction equipment. Ability to use manual and computerized parts catalogs; keep accurate records; order un-cataloged parts and hard to find parts; operate a fork lift; lift and carry heavy objects; make arithmetic calculations; communicate effectively, orally and in writing; work cooperatively with others; write in a clear and legible manner. Special Requirement: Must have a valid California Class C driver's license. Must obtain ASE Parts Specialist Certification in Automotive Parts or Medium/Heavy Duty Truck parts within twelve months of hire and maintain thereafter. Forklift certification required subject to management discretion. Supplemental Information: Qualified applicants must submit a completed District application. Application screening will begin on or after Friday, March 26, 2021 . Applications received after this date are not guaranteed consideration. Applications will be reviewed on a comparative basis and only those most qualified will be invited to continue in the selection process, which will consist of an overall assessment of the individual's skills through (1) written test; (2) oral interview; and (3) contacting of references to include current and former supervisors. The applicant must perform successfully in each phase of the recruitment in order to continue in the selection process. Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact Human Resources at (209) 526-7341. California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-2922 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD. The Modesto Irrigation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED AND APPLICABLE HIGHER EDUCATION DEGREE, PASS A MEDICAL EXAM INCLUDING A DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREEN, AND A COMPLETE BACKGROUND CHECK PRIOR TO BEGINNING WORK. INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE
Modesto Irrigation District Modesto, California, United States
Feb 19, 2021
Full Time
The Modesto Irrigation District is currently recruiting to fill three full-time regular vacancies to perform a variety of technical engineering duties including drafting, surveying, and mapping; to perform varied calculations for the District's electrical and/or irrigation system; and to perform field inspections. Vacancies exist in two different groups. A brief description of duties performed by each group is provided below: Mapping and Records: Prepares work order packages for District Substation crews; creates accurate & detailed technical plans for Substation electrical systems using AutoCAD to convert specifications and design information from engineers into schematics and construction drawings. Design: Prepares work order packages for District construction crews; makes field inspections to ensure District rules, regulations, and standards are adhered to; communicates precisely using oral and written communication with outside agencies, contractors, developers, customers and District employees. Distinguishing Characteristics Engineering Technician I This is the entry level class in the Engineering Technician series. Positions in this class typically have little or no directly related work experience. The Engineering Technician I class is distinguished from the II level by the performance of less than the full range of duties assigned to the II level. Incumbents work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks, progressing to direction as procedures and processes of assigned area of responsibility are learned. Engineering Technician II This is the journey level class in the Engineering Technician series and is distinguished from the I level by the assignment of the full range of duties. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new, unusual or unique situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the I level. This class is distinguished from the Engineering Technician III in that the latter is responsible for performing the more complex projects and provides technical and/or functional supervision. Supervision Received and Exercised Engineering Technician I: Receives immediate supervision from a higher level supervisor or manager. Engineering Technician II: Receives general supervision from a higher level supervisor or manager. Any qualified individual may apply . This is a non-exempt position and is allocated to the Administrative, Technical and Clerical Bargaining Unit. The list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill other Engineering Technician I/II vacancies that may occur within the District through February 18, 2022 Examples of Duties: Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Prepare, maintain and revise detailed drawings, maps, blueprints, files, records, tags, schematics, graphs and summaries per instructions, through the use of computers, CADD programs and other associated equipment; Conduct periodic and final inspection of construction projects performed by outside developers and contractors. Calculate estimates of relocation costs and coordinate construction projects with outside contractors and District construction crews; and monitor contracts with outside contractors and prepare billings as needed. Prepare engineering reports and studies and job packages. Determine, review, and administer requirements for service to specific plans, annexations, residential tracts and commercial and industrial developments. Assist with surveying field work including but not limited to staking for irrigation, electrical construction, and right-of-way. Prepare work authorizations. Make engineering calculations; take flow measurements on canal and stream channels; draft and design District facilities. Close and audit work orders and WBO's. Make field inspections ensuring District rules, regulations, and standards are adhered to. Maintain files and prepare reports. Provide technical direction and training for other department personnel. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other District employees, outside agencies and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications: Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Engineering Technician I Knowledge of: Engineering principles, practices and terminology. Basic methods and techniques of engineering, drafting, surveying, and estimating. Algebra, trigonometry, and geometry as applied to technical engineering work. Use and application of computer aided design software (AutoCAD, GIS). Applicable equipment and instruments used in drafting, surveying, design, and mapping. English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Principles and practices of safety management. Modern office equipment including the use of applicable computer applications. Principles and practices of effective customer service. Ability to: Learn to perform technical engineering including estimating, planning, surveying and designing electrical and/or irrigation systems. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures. Prepare, maintain, and revise detailed drawings and maps manually and with CADD. Perform technical research and make recommendations regarding elementary engineering problems. Perform elementary engineering calculations with speed and accuracy. Use and care for engineering and surveying equipment. Maintain records related to work activities; prepare reports. Coordinate and schedule assigned tasks. Maintain computer databases. Perform technical research. Plan, organize and prioritize assigned tasks and functions efficiently under time and pressure deadlines. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Experience: One year of experience performing technical engineering work that involved the design, survey and inspection of utility facilities is desirable. Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Two years of college with substantial course work in engineering to include drafting, CADD, basic electricity and mathematics at the trigonometry level. License and Certificate: Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license. Engineering Technician II In addition to the qualifications for the Engineering Technician I: Knowledge of: Methods and techniques of engineering, surveying, drafting, and estimating. Survey techniques and practices. District functions, policies and procedures. State of California General Orders 95 and 128. District electric and/or irrigation service rules. Pertinent local, State, and Federal codes, regulations and laws, and District standards. Ability to: Independently perform technical engineering duties in estimating, planning, surveying, and designing electrical and/or irrigation facilities. Perform technical research and make recommendations regarding routine engineering problems. Perform complex engineering calculations with speed and accuracy. Prepare complete plans and estimates of projects. Experience: Three years of progressively responsible experience similar to Engineering Technician I with the District. Training: High school diploma or equivalent. Two years of college with substantial course work in engineering to include drafting, CADD, basic electricity and mathematics at the trigonometry level. License and Certificate: Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license. Supplemental Information: Qualified applicants must submit a completed District application. APPLY IMMEDIATELY. The position is open until filled. Screening of applications will begin on or after, Thursday, March 4, 2021. Applications received after this date are not guaranteed consideration. Applications will be reviewed on a comparative basis and only those most qualified will be invited to continue in the selection process which will consist of an overall assessment of the individual's skills through (1) written exam, (2) oral interview; and (3) contacting of references to include current and former supervisors. The applicant must perform successfully in each phase of the testing in order to continue in the selection process. THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED AND APPLICABLE HIGHER EDUCATION DEGREE, PASS A MEDICAL EXAM INCLUDING A DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREEN, AND A COMPLETE BACKGROUND CHECK PRIOR TO BEGINNING WORK. Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact Human Resources at (209) 526-7341. California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-3933 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD. The Modesto Irrigation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE