Modesto Irrigation District

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The Modesto area is ideally located in the heart of California’s great central valley. There’s lots to do in Modesto: parks, recreational sports, theater, opera, art, the Modesto Symphony Orchestra, historical and natural history museums, summer concerts in the park and festivals reflecting the area’s cultural and agricultural diversity.

An hour of travel will take you to Sacramento, the Delta or to one of five reservoirs. You’ll find even more opportunities close by. Just a couple of hours in the car gets you to the ocean or the mountains. Yosemite National Park, Monterey and San Francisco are easy day trip destinations.

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2 job(s) at Modesto Irrigation District

Modesto Irrigation District Modesto, California, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
The Modesto Irrigation District is currently recruiting to fill one full-time vacancy in the Fleet Maintenance area within the General Services Department to perform skilled major and minor service and repair on a variety of heavy and light duty, diesel, gasoline, and alternate fueled vehicles and construction equipment; fabricate special equipment; maintain the District fleet in a safe mechanical operating condition. Any qualified individual may apply . This 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 otherHeavy Equipment Mechanicvacancies that may occur within the District through October 4, 2020. Examples of Duties: Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Diagnose and repair of mechanical, electronic and hydraulic systems in a wide variety of heavy and light duty equipment including but not limited to personnel aerial lifts, digger derricks, heavy truck cranes, backhoes, dozers, heavy duty trucks, automobiles, propane powered forklifts, stand by generators, mobile water pumps and air compressors, gunite equipment, irrigation gate controls and electrical line maintenance equipment Use a wide range of hand and power tools and machinery; Operate various equipment including forklifts and trucks Perform maintenance and repairs and inspection required for State and Federal safety standards Perform opacity tests on District's heavy duty diesel vehicles in accordance with ARB regulations Diagnose, test, reprogram and repair computer control management systems on light duty, heavy duty, construction equipment and aerial equipment; Operate and test on-board emission computer systems Operate and test ABS brake systems Perform major and minor fabrication, alterations and repairs to equipment using electric welding and cutting equipment Perform repairs to equipment at power generation plants, substations, water treatment plant and various field locations Repair a variety of small tools such as; electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, etc; Repair, test and calibrate output and phasing of portable and stationary generators up to 450kw Involved in the disposal of hazardous waste materials Perform overtime and/or emergency work as required 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. Course work from accredited trade school, college or university with emphasis in mechanics, hydraulics, and automotive electronics desirable. ASE Master Technician Certification in Automobile/Light truck and Medium/Heavy truck classifications is desirable. Experience: Four (4) years of increasingly responsible experience at journey level in repair and maintenance in one or more of the following: insulated personnel aerial lifts, heavy trucks, tractors, automotive, construction equipment and welding. Knowledge and Abilities: Knowledge of complex hydraulics, electrical, computer and mechanical systems; Knowledge of arc, MIG, TIG, and oxy/acetylene welding; Knowledge of test equipment used to diagnose and repair equipment and electronic components of vehicle; Ability to operate a computerized Fleet Management System and maintain work, time and material records; Ability to safely inspect and repair chemical application equipment; Ability to work from an elevated platform; Ability to work in a confined space; Ability to perform fiberglass repair and painting; Ability to operate a variety of equipment safely to diagnose, adjust and repair malfunctions; Ability to follow oral and written instructions; Ability to read and understand wiring diagrams, hydraulic schematics, blueprints, operators and repair manuals; Ability to work cooperatively with others; Ability to work with minimal supervision; Ability to keep accurate records; Ability to safely work with voltages up to 480VAC; Ability to perform facility repairs including but not limited to: steel building structures, automated drive through gates, high pressure washers, car wash, fuel dispensing station, material supporting racks, lighting systems, air compressors, and electric roll up doors. Special Requirements: Must have a valid California Class C driver's license and attainment of a valid California Class A driver license within six (6) months of appointment to the position and maintained thereafter; must obtain a forklift certification and refrigeration certification within six (6) months of appointment to the position and maintained thereafter; must furnish own tools. Attainment of crane certification is required subject to management discretion and must be maintained thereafter. Supplemental Information: Qualified applicants must submit a completed District application. In addition, a resume describing experience and qualifications for the position is recommended. Application screening will begin on or afterFriday, November 1, 2019. 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 17, 2020
Full Time
The Modesto Irrigation District is currently recruiting to fill one full-time vacancy in theIT Technical Operations Department, Information Technology Division, to beresponsible for planning and supervising the installation and maintenance of communications equipment, participate in communication systems deployment and network planning, evaluation and implementation. Any qualified individual may apply . This is an exempt position and is allocated to theProfessional and SupervisoryBargaining Unit. The list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill otherProject Supervisor - Operationsvacancies that may occur within the District through February 5, 2021. Examples of Duties: Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Plan, supervise, coordinate, and prioritizedata communications and equipment installation and maintenance required to support various computer systems and network environment for all locations Plan, supervise, and coordinate the installation, maintenance, and repair of fiber optic equipment and cables, microwave radios, RTU's, VOIP phone system, mobile radio system, security access systems, and audio video equipment. Support Electric and Irrigaiton SCADA communications Review and revise Operating Bulletins associated with the compliance of NERC/CIP standards Requisition and maintain adequate replacement parts, materials and supplies Make decisions regarding the need for external repair Assist in proposal writing and bid evaluation for communication and test equipment Provide technical support to Operations Technicians Participate in planning, evaluating and implementation of voice and communications network Coordinate and interact with outside companies, vendors, utilities and other government agencies Interview, select, train and evaluate operations staff. 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: Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a degree in computer technology or other related field. Experience: Seven (7) years experience in working with communications equipment, procedures and line protocols. Knowledge and Abilities: Knowledge of communications equipment, procedures and line protocols; interaction between microcomputers and servers; local area network, communication equipment and general electronics. Ability to plan equipment installation and schedule necessary maintenance to ensure network reliability; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; principles of effective supervision. Special Requirement: Possession of a CA Class C drivers license. Residency: Residence within a 35-mile radius of the District's Downtown Office (1231 11th Street, 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. Application screening will begin on or afterFriday, February 21, 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. 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