Irvine Ranch Water District

Established in 1961 as a California Water District under the provisions of the California Water Code (see Authorizing Statue/Enabling Act), Irvine Ranch Water District is an independent special district serving central Orange County. IRWD provides high-quality drinking water, reliable sewage collection and treatment, ground-breaking recycled water programs, and environmentally sound urban runoff treatment to its customers. As an independent, not-for-profit public agency, IRWD is governed by a publicly elected five-member Board of Directors. Board members are elected from five divisions and serve four-year terms. The Board is responsible for the District's policies and decision-making. Day-to-day operations are supervised by the General Manager.

9 job(s) at Irvine Ranch Water District

Irvine Ranch Water District, CA Irvine, CA, United States
Nov 30, 2021
Full Time
General Description ** IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THIS JOB OPPORTUNITY, PLEASE VISIT: https://www.alliancerc.com/searches/current-recruitments/information-services-director-irwd/ AND SUBMIT AN ONLINE APPLICATION. Resume review will be on-going and interviews will be scheduled as soon as a sufficient number of well-qualified candidates has been identified. For questions and inquiries, contact CINDY KREBS at ckrebs@alliancerc.com or (562) 901-0769 Ext. 336. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Irvine Ranch Water District, CA Irvine, CA, United States
Nov 30, 2021
Full Time
General Description ** IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THIS JOB OPPORTUNITY, PLEASE VISIT https://www.alliancerc.com/searches/current-recruitments/mgr-of-risk-contract-admin-irwd/ AND SUBMIT YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION BEFORE THE CLOSING DEADLINE OF JANUARY 10, 2022** For questions and inquiries, contact CINDY KREBS at ckrebs@alliancerc.com or (562) 901-0769 Ext. 336. Closing Date/Time: 1/10/2022 5:59 PM Pacific
Irvine Ranch Water District, CA Irvine, CA, United States
Nov 28, 2021
Full Time
General Description Are you an experienced electrician who enjoys activities involving practical hands-on problems and solutions? If so, Irvine Ranch Water District is accepting applications for an Electrical Technician who under general supervision will perform a wide variety of skilled journey-level duties in maintenance, design, modification, construction, installation, and repair of electrical and electronic systems, analytical and safety instrumentation, machinery, motors, equipment, devices, plant control systems, and related facilities of District domestic and reclaimed water distribution systems, sewage collection systems and water treatment. Summary of Duties Install, maintain, calibrate, repair, troubleshoot, test, and modify: Electrical equipment and systems - electric motors, motorized valves, hand and power tools, conduit and wire systems, electrical inspections and start-up testing, building and area lighting, repair enunciation systems, access control systems, cathodic protection, etc. Control Systems -Motor controls, variable frequency drives (VFD's), engine controls, lighting controls. Power Distribution Systems - 5 KV power distribution systems, switchboards, motor control centers (MCC's), transformers, power panels, grounding systems, generators, automatic transfer switches, uninterruptable power supply (UPS) systems, solar arrays, etc. Ability, when called upon, to work on analytical instrumentation, safety instrumentation and process control instrumentation. Read and interpret electrical drawings, schematics, power distribution drawings, control panel wiring diagrams, and installation manuals for electrical and instrumentation systems. Provide working drawings. Perform preventive, corrective, predictive, and demand maintenance on all electrical systems. Requisition supplies, materials, tools and equipment utilizing a computerized Purchase Requisition system. Process and track work orders utilizing a Computerized Maintenance Management system (CMMS). Ability to utilize the Oracle and other District utilized computerized system(s). Coordinate and work with outside agencies and companies to complete assigned tasks. Participate in the department after hours standby program. Work in vaults and other confined spaces utilizing proper safety techniques and equipment in accordance with Cal-OSHA, District, and departmental safety policies and procedures. Comply with District safety work-related practices and attend relevant safety training. Performs related duties as assigned. Qualifications Education: A combination of education and experience equivalent to the completion of 15 semester units of college electronics, or the technical school equivalent in the area of electricity or electronics is required. For degrees obtained outside of the U.S., an official equivalency evaluation is required. Associate's degree or technical school certification equivalent in electricity or electronics is preferred. Experience: Two years of journey level experience installing and maintaining industrial or production electrical and electronic equipment is required. Licenses and Certifications Required: Valid Class 'C' California Driver's License required. Grade I CWEA Electrical/Instrumentation Technologist Certificate desired. Additional Information For a complete job description, please visit: Electrical Technician Job Description For more information regarding our benefits, please visit: Benefits Information Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Irvine Ranch Water District, CA Irvine, CA, United States
Nov 28, 2021
Full Time
General Description Irvine Ranch Water District is accepting applications to fill Operator III positions in Recycling Operations. The successful candidates will perform the more complex and difficult work activities related to the operation ofsewage treatment and recycling processes and equipment. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Operator's with a valid Grade III or higher WW Operator Certificate from the California State Water Resources Control Board, are the advanced journey levels in this class. Incumbents perform the full range of skilled plant operations and maintenance tasks and at any time may oversee the work of lower grade operators. Assignments are varied and require sound judgment and initiative. Incumbents are required to accept standby duty, make process adjustments from a laptop computer or provided electronic device, and/or respond to process problems and equipment malfunctions. Summary of Duties Under minimal supervision, oversee and participate in the work activities of staff responsible for performing operational duties related to the operation ofsewage and recycling processes and equipment. Operate and monitor the operation of sewage and recycling processes in order to produce a quality tertiary effluent, consistently meet recycled water distribution requirements and consistently achieve 100% compliance with all applicable local, state, and federal environmental permit requirements. Perform all assigned operational duties required to operate the plant efficiently and for responding to emergencies and changing conditions within the plant, including: Daily plant process and equipment inspections; Review of process performance; Process efficiency testing; Process control calculations and spreadsheets; Solids handling and disposal; Maintaining a daily log of operations; Ordering and receiving bulk chemical deliveries; Dissolved Oxygen profile testing; 30-minute settling Sludge Volume Index (SVI) testing, Chlorine residual testing; Turbidity testing; H2S testing; ambient air monitoring, Micro-organism examination; and a variety of other test including calibration and maintenance of monitoring equipment. Possess and apply knowledge of principles, methods, and techniques for operating pumps, valves, electric motors, diesel engines and electronic, computerized and manual control systems; functions and servicing requirements of the equipment used in a recycling facility; principles, methods, practices and techniques utilized in chemical, bacteriological and biological analyses; relevant federal and state laws and regulations; computer applications related to the work, including modern, state-of-the-art process control and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems. Ability to operate a variety of pumping, treatment and control equipment and machinery, including digital control equipment; accurately read meters, gauges, valve books, blueprints and schematic drawings; make mathematic calculations, including metrics; prepare basic records and reports of work performed; operate and maintain hand and power tools pertaining to the work. Make adjustments and/or recommend operational changes to maintain and improve treatment efficiency. Record flow and hour meter readings from gauges, graphs, and related instrumentation and make appropriate calculations as required. Perform routine and non-routine assigned operational duties. Assist with the planning, implementation and monitoring of routine and non-routine assigned operational duties by reviewing operations work schedule, planned operational duties, special projects, and scheduled coordination with contractors. Effectively communicate all facts essential to the efficient operation of the reclamation plant and report all operating problems or emergencies immediately to the Operations Supervisor or the Operations Manager. Trouble-shoot and report variations in operating conditions, report findings to the Operations Supervisor and make recommendations to address changes, in order to prevent a process imbalance or upset. Effectively communicate and interface frequently with other departments and occasionally with regulatory agencies. Assist with review and updating of Standard Operational Procedures, (SOP's), Energy Control Procedures (ECP's), Job Safety Analysis (JSA's), confined space inventory, and specialized operational safety procedures. Assist in the preparation of reports summarizing treatment plant operational activities, including: Process performance and efficiency; Equipment operation; Work performed; and materials used. Assist in the preparation of a weekly and monthly report detailing unit process efficiencies, flows and cost of operation. Identify source(s) of existing or potential operational and mechanical problems with treatment processes, operational procedures and mechanical equipment and work efficiently to correct, troubleshoot and diagnose process and equipment malfunctions. Assist with or leads in projects such as: tank dewatering, cleaning operations and preparation of mechanical equipment to facilitate repairs and replacement by the Mechanical Maintenance Department. Clean and consistently maintain assigned treatment plant facilities and equipment. Leads and participates in performing housekeeping and maintaining the entire treatment facility. Monitors collection system lift stations; inspects collection system lift stations on a regularly scheduled basis; services equipment and machinery in lift stations and reports the need for repairs. Inspect the operation of sewage treatment plant including recycling pumps, motors, structures, tanks, and equipment and assist with scheduling and coordination of mechanical work activities with the Maintenance Department for timely and appropriate repair and/or replacement of treatment process mechanical and related equipment. Utilize Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) for the creation of work orders. Submit purchase requests for equipment, materials and chemicals within the Agency's system programs and network for the continuous operation of the treatment plant. Monitor spare parts and daily expendables inventory. Assist in ensuring inventory is maintained at an acceptable level via purchase orders. Verify shipments to ensure they are complete and correct then administrate correct storage. Possess process treatment knowledge and experience to efficiently, safely, and cost effectively maintains all recycling plant process systems. Assist with coordination, scheduling and inspection of contract maintenance work and participate in special operational and maintenance projects including Capital Projects. Participate in the development, counseling and training of treatment plant operators. May be required to work in various facilities on varying, shifts, nights, weekends, holidays, overtime, on-call duty (Standby Program) and respond to call backs. May be required to work alone on weekends and Holidays. Work a 4-10 schedule. Incumbent may be required to work any of the District's work schedules including weekends and Holidays. Assigned work shift may be changed from time to time at discretion of the District. Respond to emergency situations during off-hours as required. Participate in Emergency Standby Program at the sole discretion of the District. Assist in presenting safety topics at the bi weekly department safety meetings. Conduct or assist with preparation of plant tours. In the absence of the Operations Supervisor, will perform his/her duties. Comply with safety work-related practices and attend relevant safety training. May be required to serve on the District Hazardous Materials Response Team and respond to emergency situations and/or chemical spills. Participate on process teams and committees as required. Qualifications High School graduation or equivalent required. Completion of thirty college level units relating to water/sewage treatment or environmental studies is preferred. Water/Sewage Associate's Degree or equivalent is preferred. Three years of experience in the operation of a Grade V wastewater recycling facility, incorporating biological pond treatment, preliminary and primary treatment, Biological Nutrient Removal (BNR) activated sludge treatment, tertiary treatment, membrane treatment, and solids handling facilities, or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Ability to read and interpret standard operating procedures (SOP), blueprints, schematics, operational/maintenance manuals, required facility permits, and follows written and verbal instructions. Hazardous materials response experience is desirable. License / Certifications Required: Depending on assignment, a valid Class 'C' California Driver's License may be required. Valid Grade III Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certificate issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board required. Forty hour Emergency Response, Hazardous Materials Technician Certificate desired. Related Collections System Maintenance, Water Treatment, and/or Water Distribution Certifications are desired. Additional Information For a complete job description, please visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/irwd For more information regarding our benefits, please visit: http://www.irwd.com/about-us/retirement-and-benefits Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Irvine Ranch Water District, CA Irvine, CA, United States
Nov 28, 2021
Full Time
General Description The Irvine Ranch Water District is accepting applications for an Automation Specialist who will maintain, modify, install, upgrade and assist in the design of the Districts supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system, automation control system, and communication systems for all domestic and recycled water treatment plants, biosolids facilities, sewer collection lift stations, natural treatment systems (NTS), domestic and recycled water pump stations, domestic and reclaimed water production wells, reservoirs and their associated management systems. Summary of Duties Design, install, modify, maintain and troubleshoot new and existing Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), SCADA System, Human Machine Interface (HMI), Operator Interface Terminal (OIT), Alarm Dialers, Communication devices (radio, routers, switches, cellular modems, Ethernet to serial converters, etc.), industrial internet of things (IIoT), power & protection devices, industrial motor & engine controls, uninterruptible power supply (UPS) system and devices within the Automation and Control System. Install, modify, maintain, and troubleshoot servers, operating systems, desktops, thin clients, tablets, and virtual machines. Maintain and update documentation, files, and spreadsheets as required. Utilize change management software to ensure critical software and documentation is routinely updated, securely backed up, and available for recovery. Monitor and respond to Automation system alerts to insure 24 hours per day/7 days per week (24/7) reliability and real-time operating environment. Assist Cybersecurity Analyst in the implementation of, and adherence to, cybersecurity related measures on the districts SCADA systems to ensure availability, integrity, and confidentiality of data and control system functionality. Support and collaborate with Operations, Maintenance, and Engineering departments to troubleshoot Automation control systems and implement enhancements to improve overall system efficiency and reliability. Provide support to Engineering and System Integrators with PLC and SCADA system validation and testing. Read and interpret design drawings, P&ID drawings, shop drawings and vendor manuals for process control and communications systems as required. Perform site assessments and evaluations of equipment to be maintained. Perform preventive maintenance duties at schedules intervals on all control and communications systems as required. Create preventive maintenance templates and schedule PM routines through the enterprise asset management (EAM) system. Ensure an adequate stock of spare parts and equipment is maintained. Requisition supplies, materials, tools, and equipment utilizing the computerized Purchase Requisition system. Process and track work orders utilizing the computerized enterprise asset management (EAM) system. Coordinate District intra-departmental work and work with outside agencies and companies to complete assigned task(s) as required. Participate in the department after-hours standby program. Perform other duties as assigned. Comply with District safety work-related practices and attend relevant safety training. Qualifications Education: Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Electronics, or any combination of experience, education, and training in industrial automation and controls, SCADA and PLC Integration, process control and Information Systems that would provide the required skills, knowledge, training, and abilities is qualifying. For degrees obtained outside of the U.S., an official equivalency evaluation is required. Experience : Combination of four years of experience in the Information Systems, Electrical, Instrumentation and/or Automation field that would provide the required experience, knowledge, and abilities to effectively carry out the job duties assigned. Prior work and troubleshooting experience with the following are highly desired: Troubleshooting industrial control systems, SCADA networks, working with process control strategies, automation standards and process instrumentation. Modbus and other industrial control protocols Radio, Routers, Switches, Cellular Modems, Ethernet to Serial Converters Monitoring and Notification system VFD, Soft starters, Power Quality Meters and Motor Protection Relays Windows & Linux operating systems VMware Hypervisor and Microsoft Hyper-V Change management, backup and restore software Wonderware System Platform, Historian, InTouch, InTouch Edge Indusoft Web Studio and AVEVA Edge Schneider Electric Control Expert, Unity, Concept and ProWorx NxT Training or certification in the following areas is highly desired: Wonderware System Platform Training Unity Pro Level I Training Certified Control System Technician (CCST) Certified Automation Professional (CAP) CompTIA IT Fundamentals CompTIA Network+ Licenses and Certifications Depending on assignment, a valid Class 'C' California Driver's License may be required. Must obtain "Competent Tower Climber & Rescue Certification" within 1 year. Additional Information How to Apply: Click here to submit an online job application. For a complete job description, click here . For more information regarding our benefits, click here . Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Irvine Ranch Water District, CA Irvine, CA, United States
Nov 24, 2021
Full Time
General Description The Irvine Ranch Water District is accepting applications for two Operations Supervisors (Recycling Operations) who under general direction from the Operations Manager or Chief Plant Operator, will plan, coordinate and direct all operations and maintenance activities at assigned plants and facilities, including the water recycling, biosolids processing, sewage collection system facilities and equipment to ensure compliance with all federal and state environmental requirements. The incumbents will monitor treatment process operation and performance, provide technical guidance to subordinate operators, makes adjustments to treatment processes and equipment in order to consistently and cost effectively meet state and federal effluent discharge and air quality requirements. Summary of Duties Duties and responsibilities are broad in scope and are carried out with considerable independence within the framework of established policies, procedures, and guidelines. Evaluate the performance of assigned plant operations personnel; establish performance requirements and personal development targets for assigned personnel; regularly monitor performance and provides feedback for performance improvement and development; with management approval, take disciplinary action to address performance and deficiencies in accordance with the District's personnel rules, policies and labor contract provisions. Supervise plant operation to ensure compliance with federal, state and local requirements and to maintain processes at an optimal and cost-effective level. Participate in the selection, training, and motivation of plant operations personnel. Provide day-to-day supervision, leadership, and work with assigned staff to ensure the proper, safe and efficient operation of state-of-the-art water recycling plant processes. Trouble-shoot variations in operating conditions, report findings to Operations Manager or Chief Plant Operator and make recommendations to address changes in order to prevent a process imbalance or upset. Communicate all facts essential to the efficient operation of the recycling plant and report all operating problems or emergencies immediately to the Operations Manager or Chief Plant Operator. Analyze technical and operational issues and problems, evaluate alternatives and reach sound conclusions and recommendations for action and improvement. Analyze disposal processes, evaluate alternative approaches, project consequences of proposed actions and adopt effective solutions in support of goals. Read and interpret technical illustrations, blueprints, maps, plans, specifications, wiring and pneumatic diagrams. Provide technical assistance and advice to assigned plant operations personnel. Inspect treatment plant and facilities equipment to ensure its proper functioning, minimize interruptions in the treatment/operation process, and to alleviate costly repairs; makes adjustments to operating equipment; report the need for major or specialized repairs to equipment, machinery and electrical and electronic systems; assist specialized trades personnel in making major and/or highly technical repairs to equipment, machinery and systems; ensure the timely completion of preventive maintenance activities on plant equipment, machinery and systems. Monitor systems; prepare for emergency and scheduled shut downs; troubleshoot diagnoses and report problems to appropriate personnel; responds to emergencies such as pipeline breakages, unauthorized discharges, chemical leaks, and equipment failure; schedules and coordinate responses, repair and clean up. Responsible for ensuring treatment plant and other facilities operates in an effective and cost-efficient manner, including the tracking and optimization of unit production costs and the development, implementation, and continued assessment of key performance indicators. Supervise and manage Operator's work schedule, including training, shift rotation, on-call, vacation, sick leave coverage while minimizing overtime. May be required to work varying shifts, nights, weekends, holidays, overtime, on-call duty and respond to call backs and may be required to work alone on weekends and holidays. Responsible for ensuring that treatment plant unit processes, buildings and grounds are maintained in a clean and orderly manner. Responsible for ensuring operational supplies such as chemicals, polymers, tools, equipment, office supplies orders are received by the warehouse. Receive chemical shipment; monitor unloading process and record into inventory; test shipments for compliance to standards; check chemical alarms and feed systems for leaks. Responsible for carrying out the District's safety program at the treatment plant and/or assigned facilities; ensure subordinates follow safety practices in work methods and LOTO procedures; enforce proper safety procedures while working in dangerous situations; educate and train employees on rules, regulations, codes, safe work habits and potential hazards presented by their work environment. Schedule and conduct safety tailgates in compliance with District's safety program. Prepare and maintain a variety of records, within the District data management system, including incident reports, maintenance requests, round sheets, daily operation reports, operation spreadsheets, odor control surveys, construction plan and specifications, as-built drawings, etc. Operate sewage collection system lift stations, treatment equipment, machinery, and facilities by using manual, electronic and computer control systems to regulate and control processes. Read, analyze, and report on data collected from gauges, meters, charts and graphs, and operates pumps, valves, electric motors and related equipment. Collect samples for quality control tests and assists laboratory personnel in the analysis of samples using laboratory test equipment; conduct laboratory and field tests as needed. Coordinate, assist in conducting research studies and/or tests with internal departments and outside agencies. Ensure these studies and/or tests are done safely, economically, completely, while maintaining full compliance with current local, state, and federal rules and regulations. Develop, implement, maintain, and update standard operating procedures, and other manuals. Review engineering plans and specifications for construction projects; attend design and construction meetings and contribute comments and recommendations on projects as assigned. Responsible for taking the lead on coordinating with construction management, maintenance, technical support and other departments on project commissioning and decommissioning, including shutdowns, tie-ins, startups, and troubleshooting new systems. Develop, implement, and track the assigned department's annual budget. May fill in for Operation Manager or Chief Plant Operator in that person's absence. Communicate effectively and interface frequently with other departments and occasionally with regulatory agencies. Conduct or assist with preparation of plant tours. Prepare reports summarizing treatment plant operational activities, including process performance and efficiency, equipment operation, work performed, and materials used. Provide feedback on work performed. Assist in the preparation of a weekly and monthly report detailing unit process efficiencies, flows and cost of operation. Provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Operations Manager using MS Office Suite and database software to produce tables, graphs, and reports. Respond to emergency situations during off-hours as required. Participate in Emergency Standby Program at the sole discretion of the District. Comply with District safety work-related practices and attend relevant safety training. OTHER DUTIES: (Non-Essential Job Functions) May attend and participate in professional groups; stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of water recycling operations and associated activities. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. Qualifications Education: A combination of education and experience equivalent to high school graduation required. For degrees obtained outside of the U.S., an official equivalency evaluation is required. Bachelor's degree in engineering, sanitary engineering, environmental engineering, environmental sciences, public administration, or related field of study desired. Experience: Three years of advanced experience in the operations of a Class V water recycling plant including biological nutrient removal (BNR) activated sludge treatment, tertiary treatment, and biosolids processing required. At least two years of experience performing lead or supervisory duties is required. Knowledge of treatment plant safety regulations, budgeting, records management, SCADA systems, pumps, valves, electronic motors, diesel and electrical engines, and principles, methods, practices, and techniques utilized in chemical, bacteriological and biological analysis required. License and Certifications: Valid Class 'C' California Driver's License required. Class 'A' California Driver's License desired. Valid Grade III Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certificate issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board. Possession of a Grade IV or V Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certificate issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board highly desired. Related Collections System Maintenance, Water Treatment, and/or Water Distribution Certifications are desired. Additional Information How to Apply: Click here to submit an online job application. For a complete job description, click here . For more information regarding our benefits, click here . Closing Date/Time: 12/26/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
Irvine Ranch Water District, CA Irvine, CA, United States
Nov 19, 2021
Full Time
General Description Are you an experienced Electrician? Do you have experience installing and maintaining industrial electrical and electronic equipment? If so, Irvine Ranch Water District is accepting applications for a Sr. Electrical Technician who under general supervision, will perform a wide variety of skilled journey-level duties in maintenance, design, modification, construction, installation, and repair of electrical and electronic systems, analytical and safety instrumentation, machinery, motors, equipment, devices, plant control systems, and related facilities of District domestic and reclaimed water distribution systems, sewage collection systems and water treatment. Summary of Duties Act as a teacher/mentor in the Electrical section of the Electrical Services Department. Assist with cross functional electrical competency training. Plan and execute system modifications. Develop and perform infrared thermography routes. Maintain reporting database. Develop testing routes and perform electric motor predictive maintenance testing utilizing electric motor analyzer Schedule and oversee the protective relay and circuit breaker testing program. Plan, coordinate and manage projects performed by outside Contractors. Knowledge of the function, purpose and troubleshooting of input/output (I/O) wiring of programmable logic controllers (PLCs). Knowledge of the function, purpose and troubleshooting of input/output (I/O) wiring of tone telemetry equipment. Assist with the researching, writing and maintaining of Energy Control Procedures (ECPs) for the District Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) program. Install, maintain, calibrate, repair, troubleshoot, test, and modify: Electrical equipment and systems - electric motors, motorized valves, hand and power tools, conduit and wire systems, electrical inspections and start-up testing, building and area lighting, repair enunciation systems, access control systems, cathodic protection, etc. Control Systems -Motor controls, variable frequency drives (VFD's), engine controls, lighting controls. Power Distribution Systems - 5 KV power distribution systems, switchboards, motor control centers (MCC's), transformers, power panels, grounding systems, generators, automatic transfer switches, uninterruptable power supply (UPS) systems, solar arrays, etc. Ability, when called upon, to work on analytical instrumentation, safety instrumentation and process control instrumentation. Read and interpret electrical drawings, schematics, power distribution drawings, control panel wiring diagrams, and installation manuals for electrical and instrumentation systems. Provide working drawings. Performs preventive, corrective, predictive, and demand maintenance on all electrical systems. Requisition supplies, materials, tools and equipment utilizing a computerized Purchase Requisition system. Process and track work orders utilizing a Computerized Maintenance Management system (CMMS). Utilize the Oracle and other District utilized computerized system(s). Coordinate and work with outside agencies and companies to complete assigned tasks. Participate in the department after hours standby program. Works in vaults and other confined spaces utilizing proper safety techniques and equipment in accordance with Cal-OSHA, District, and departmental safety policies and procedures. Comply with District safety work-related practices and attend relevant safety training. Performs related duties as assigned. Qualifications Education: A combination of education and experience equivalent to an Associate's Degree in electronics/electricity is required. For degrees obtained outside of the U.S., an official equivalency evaluation is required. A Bachelor's Degree in Electronics Technology or technical school certification equivalent is preferred. Experience: Four years of journey-level experience installing and maintaining industrial or production electrical and electronic equipment is required. License / Certifications Required: A valid Class 'C' California Driver's License required. Grade II CWEA Electrical/Instrumentation Technologist Certificate desired. Additional Information For a complete job description, please visit: Senior Electrical Technician . For more information on our benefits, please visit: Benefits Information . Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Irvine Ranch Water District, CA Irvine, CA, United States
Nov 13, 2021
Full Time
General Description T his position is open until filled with a first applications review date of November 1, 2021 . Irvine Ranch Water District is accepting applications for a Community Relations Manager. The successful candidate will report to the Director of Strategic Communications and Advocacy/Deputy General Counsel and under general direction , this individual will be responsible for developing, implementing, and managing the District's community relations program. IRWD's community relations program is one of the key components of the District's overall public policy engagement and communications strategy. It is a primary element in the District's ongoing policy leadership at the local level. This position is responsible for building and sustaining relationships between IRWD and community leaders, groups, and stakeholders across the District's service area so that they know IRWD, have direct contact and interaction with IRWD, and recognize IRWD as a community partner, resource, and water / wastewater infrastructure policy and service leader by: Strategically creating a more visible and active IRWD community presence within the District's service area and Orange County; Engaging and building strong relationships with community groups, regional associations, and local community leaders; Initiating outreach to key segments of the Orange County community and IRWD's service area that are less familiar with the District; Coordinating with other IRWD departments on strategic communications so that these communications properly address and reach segments of the community less familiar with the District; and Directing the District's speakers bureau program and IRWD Community Facilities Program. Summary of Duties Community Presence and Stakeholder Engagement: Develop and maintain a strong community relations and engagement strategy, which cultivates positive relationships for the District with the communities it serves and the stakeholders it works with. Build strong relationships with members of the community, key individuals, and other Orange County organizations (e.g., Rotary Clubs, Exchange Club of Irvine, etc.) across IRWD's service area and the county. Be a principal ambassador for IRWD within the community. Local and Regional Associations: Increase and maintain IRWD's presence and participation within regional associations serving as an IRWD staff representative to local and regional associations and groups including, but not limited to, the Association of California Cities - Orange County, Asian Business Association of Orange County, Black Chamber of Commerce, canyon community groups, COAST, Fire Safe Council, Greater Irvine Chamber of Commerce, ISDOC, Lake Forest Chamber of Commerce, League of California Cities / Cal Cities, Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce, Orange County Business Council (Infrastructure Committee & backup on Gov't Affairs Committee), Orange County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Orange County Taxpayers Association, South Orange County Economic Coalition, Sustain OC, Tustin Chamber of Commerce, and WACO. Local Government Outreach: Coordinate and implement, in partnership with the Director of Strategic Communications and Advocacy/Deputy General Counsel, the District's ongoing local government relations outreach and advocacy program. On behalf of the District, act as a local government liaison for the County of Orange, cities, special districts, building relationships and working together on policy issues and projects of mutual interest. Coordinate meetings of IRWD Board members and management with local elected officials. Develop and sustain strong relationships with County, city and special district staff. As needed, monitor local governance proceedings (e.g., council meetings, water agencies) of interest to IRWD. Strategic Communications: Produce presentations and outreach communications as needed specific to the community relations program. Arrange, prepare and deliver presentations and tours to various industry groups, community, civic groups, and other stakeholders. Coordinate larger strategic communications outreach efforts on behalf of the District including larger capital projects, District polices and other initiatives. Department Activities: Assist with other activities of the Strategic Communications and Advocacy Department, as appropriate. Run the District's Speakers Bureau, and Community Facilities Program. Manage IRWD's exhibit and booth presence at various events and manage association memberships and events sponsorships on behalf of the District. Supervise direct reports and assign and monitor tasks. Assist with preparation of the annual budget and prepare specifications. Other Responsibilities : Proactively establish and maintain relationships and communications with other departments, water industry groups, and public agencies in efforts to promote and implement the District's priorities. Effectively and regularly communicate with District management and Board of Directors. Various strategic, policy projects and coordination. Attend public and other outside meetings and functions on behalf of the District, including on nights and weekends. Participate in community events, tours, and trips at night and on weekends as necessary. Supervise employees reporting to this position, serve in the Emergency Operations Center during emergencies, and serve in other duties as assigned. Perform other duties of a similar nature or level as required. Comply with District safety work-related practices and attend relevant safety training. Qualifications Education: A combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree in public policy, communication, public administration, political science, journalism, public relations, or a related field required. For degrees obtained outside of the U.S., an official equivalency evaluation is required. Experience: Five years of experience in a community relations position with demonstrated ability to manage people, relationships, and projects. Three years of supervisory experience and water industry experience is desirable. Knowledge of: Local government policies, operations and procedures Communications and public relations principles and outreach strategies Copy writing, business writing and editing principles. Budget preparation and administration - basic knowledge Research techniques and strategies License and Certifications: Valid Class 'C' California Driver's License Additional Information How to Apply: Click here to submit an online job application. For a complete job description, click here . For more information regarding our benefits, click here . Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Irvine Ranch Water District, CA Irvine, CA, United States
Nov 13, 2021
Full Time
General Description The Irvine Ranch Water District is seeking to fill the following two (2) temporary positions. Operator I I - Salary $32.97 - $46.92/Hourly Qualifications: High School graduation or equivalent, and two years of experience in the operation of a sewage treatment plant, incorporating biological pond treatment, preliminary and primary treatment, Biological Nutrient Removal (BNR) activated sludge treatment, tertiary treatment, and solids handling facilities is required. Ability to read and interpret standard operating procedures (SOPs), operational manuals and required facility permits is required. Completion of fifteen college level units relating to water/sewage treatment or environmental studies, and/or Water/Sewage Associates Degree is preferred. Hazardous materials response experience is desired. License and Certifications Required: Depending upon assignment, valid Class 'C' California Driver's License may be required. Valid Grade II WW Treatment Plant Operator Certificate issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board is required. Forty hour Emergency Response, Hazardous Materials Technician Certificate or ability to receive within 12 months from date of hire is required. Related Collections System Maintenance, Water Treatment, and/or Water Distribution Certifications highly desired. Operator III - Salary $34.94 - $49.72/Hourly Qualifications: High School graduation or equivalent required. Completion of thirty college level units relating to water/sewage treatment or environmental studies is preferred. Water/Sewage Associate's Degree or equivalent is preferred. Three years of experience in the operation of a Grade V wastewater recycling facility, incorporating biological pond treatment, preliminary and primary treatment, Biological Nutrient Removal (BNR) activated sludge treatment, tertiary treatment, membrane treatment, and solids handling facilities, or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Ability to read and interpret standard operating procedures (SOP), blueprints, schematics, operational/maintenance manuals, required facility permits, and follows written and verbal instructions. Hazardous materials response experience is desirable. License / Certifications Required: Depending on assignment, a valid Class 'C' California Driver's License may be required. Valid Grade III Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certificate issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board required. Forty hour Emergency Response, Hazardous Materials Technician Certificate desired. Related Collections System Maintenance, Water Treatment, and/or Water Distribution Certifications are desired. Summary of Duties IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THIS TEMPORARY OPPORTUNITY, PLEASE CONTACT: Helpmates Staffing Agency http://www.helpmates.com/ TEL: (949) 752-6006Closing Date/Time: