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January 21, 2020
Pleasanton, California
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The District is recruiting for a regular, full-time Maintenance Worker I/II in the Field Operations Division of the Operations Department.

The ideal candidate will haveone or more years of experience inpublic-sector potable water and sanitary sewer operations and maintenance. Experience in diverse industrial environment conditions,facilities maintenance, plumbing installations, mechanical tools and industrial equipment operation is preferred. Possession of water distribution certification, water treatment certification and a Class A Driver's Licenseis highly desirable.

Under direct or general supervision, learns and performs a variety of routine to complex duties in support of the Operations Department related to manual labor and semiskilled work in the preventative and corrective maintenance, custodial services, repair, and alteration of valves, meters, buildings, facilities, equipment, and grounds; locates and marks underground utilities; assists Operations and Maintenance personnel in completion of field duties; and performs other related duties as required.

Please note, the District is currently in the process of completing a classification and compensation study. Classification and salary may be subject to change based upon the results of the classification and compensation study and the Memorandum of Understanding between Local 39and the District.

Essential Functions

When performing the field operations assignment:
Performs a variety of semi-skilled work to inspect, maintain, and repair valves, meters, water distribution pipelines, and related appurtenances.
Inspects water services for compliance with established codes and/or damaged or worn parts, and makes repairs as necessary.
Performs a variety of projects including installation and repair of any size water meter, programming of meters, backflow testing and repair, cleaning recycle water meters, meter conversions, meter changes, lid hole replacement, and lid hole covering.
Observes condition of meter or other unusual conditions relative to need for repair; maintains meters, boxes, lids, and landscape around meter boxes; installs water meters and customer valves.
Reports water service defects and public safety hazards, including providing exception list information and reporting hazards to supervisors.
Provides information to customers, including addressing complaints, rereading meters as requested, and answering questions regarding leaks and meter reading.
Installs and maintains different metering devices throughout the District's infrastructure to monitor wastewater flows.
Installs street barricades and cones, and controls traffic around work sites to ensure safe conditions for the general public and District workers.
May perform marking and location of utilities in support of the marking and location program.
Performs repairs and maintenance of valves, meters, water distribution pipelines.
Assists Operations and Maintenance personnel in completing field duties, turning water on and off, and maintenance of various records and logs.
When performing the facility maintenance assignment:
Performs a variety of semiskilled work in all areas of District maintenance, including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, painting, landscaping, custodial, and heating and ventilation; performs equipment maintenance.
Performs a variety of custodial work including cleaning floors, restrooms, fixtures, windows, kitchens, general office space areas, and public meeting rooms; removes of trash and waste materials in compliance with State and Federal laws and District procedures from all District sites and assists with movement of furniture or equipment as needed.
Repairs and installs electrical outlets, fixtures, and switches; performs minor wiring repairs; maintains, troubleshoots, and performs minor repairs and adjustments to heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems; oversees contracts for heating and air conditioning system maintenance.
Performs a variety of carpentry work including remodeling and assembly of cabinets, counters and drawers; renovates, relocates, and alters employee work stations; sand, texture, and repair walls; performs interior and exterior painting; repairs and installs building hardware including door handles and locks; maintains District fire extinguishers.
Maintains and performs minor repairs plumbing systems, including pipes, fixtures and valves; clear clogged plumbing fixtures.
Performs routine landscape maintenance and routine preventative maintenance on equipment.
When performing all assignments:
Keeps required labor, equipment, and material records and submits reports as directed; estimates time and costs of repairs and parts; assists in purchasing and maintaining inventory of supplies and equipment.
Observes safe work methods and makes appropriate use of related safety equipment as required.
Maintains light, medium, and heavy-duty equipment and trucks appropriate to the functional area of assignment.
Operates a variety of hand and power tools and equipment related to work assignment as instructed.
Serves on special committees and projects.
Performs the duties of the job during and after established District business hours.
Assists lower-level and new staff as required.
Operates standard office equipment, including job-related computer hardware and software applications, facsimile equipment, and multi-line telephones; may operate other department-specific equipment.
Maintains accurate records of work performed.
Participates in group problem solving activities to promote continual business process improvements and initiatives.
Builds and maintains positive working relationships with co-workers, other District employees, and the public.
Drives a motor vehicle.
Performs confined space entry and rescue operations
May be required to work shifts, weekends, and holidays.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Training and Experience

The minimum qualifications and acceptable substitutions described on class specifications represent the typical way to obtain the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential duties of the job.Any combination of education, licensing, and/or experience which has provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the job satisfactorily may qualify the candidates to be considered for open positions in the class specification.
Maintenance Worker I
Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade and one (1) year of experience in the maintenance and repair of buildings, facilities landscaping, and/or industrial equipment.
Maintenance Worker II
Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade and two (2) years of increasingly responsible experience in the maintenance, repair and alteration of buildings, grounds, and facilities, and/or industrial equipment, one year of which should be at a semi-skilled level. Experience, training, or certification in any of the building trades or landscaping is desirable.
Other Recruitment Standards

Possession of a Class C driver's license required by the State of California, Department of Motor Vehicles, to perform the duties of the position.Continued maintenance of said driver's license in compliance with established District vehicle operation standards, and the ability to be insured for the operation of a vehicle/District vehicle in accordance with the terms and conditions of the District's insurance program are conditions of continuing employment.The CSRMA driving standards are included herein by reference.
Possession of a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiac Care Provider certificate and First Aid certificate is required within one (1) year of employment.
Possession of American Water Works Association General Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester certification is desired.

Incumbents in this class are required to participate in the District's Shave-on-Demand policy when required to wear respiratory protection or other safety equipment.

All Dublin San Ramon Services District employees are, by State and Federal law, Disaster Service Workers. The roles and responsibilities for Disaster Service Workers are authorized by the California Emergency Services Act and are defined in the California Labor Code. In the event of a declaration of emergency, any employee of the District may be assigned to perform activities which promote the protection of public health and safety or the preservation of lives and property. Such assignments may require service at locations, times, and under conditions that are significantly different than the normal work assignments and may continue into the recovery phase of the emergency. If a "Local Emergency" is declared during the employee's shift, employees will be expected to remain at work to respond to the emergency needs of the community. If a "Local Emergency" is declared outside of the employee's shift, employees must make every effort to contact their direct supervisor or department head to obtain reporting instructions as Disaster Service Workers.

The selection process may consist of an evaluation of the applicant's qualifications, appraisal board interview, written examination, practical exercise and/or internal Department interviews, employment and education verification, reference check and a review of prior performance evaluations. Upon completion of the selection process, an offer of employment may be conditionally based upon the successful completion of a pre-employment medical exam (if applicable.)

Toapply,complete a District online employment application and supplemental questionnaireby 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date.A resume and cover letter will not be accepted in lieu of the District application form and supplemental questionnaire.

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  • 2020Stationary Engineers, Local 39 Benefit Summary

The benefits in the above summary for the Stationary Engineers, Local 39 (Local 39)are based on the MOU betweenLocal 39and the District. For more information, please visit the District's website at

Per the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2012 (PEPRA), "classic members" currently employed in reciprocal public agencies are enrolled in a 2.7% at 55 CalPERS pension plan with a 10% employee contribution; "new members," either employees new to the public sector or whose date of separation from service was more than 6 months before the start date with the District, are enrolled in a 2% at 62 CalPERS pension plan with a required contribution of 50% of the "normal cost" which is 6.75% for fiscal year 2020.

Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade?

  • Yes
  • No
What valid California drivers' license do you possess?

  • Class A
  • Class B
  • Class C
  • I do not possess a valid California driver's license
How many years of experience do you have in the maintenance and repair of buildings, facilities landscaping, and/or industrial equipment?

  • More than 2 years of experience
  • 1 to 2 years of experience
  • Less than 1 year of experience
How many years of public sector experience do you have working on a potable water system?

  • More than 2 years of experience
  • 1 to 2 years of experience
  • Less than 1 year of experience
  • I have no public sector experience working on a potable water system
Please list the Agency Name(s) where you gained this experience. *If you answered that you have no experience in this area, please type N/A.

    How many years of public sector experience do you have working on a sanitary sewer system?

    • More than 2 years of experience
    • 1 to 2 years of experience
    • Less than 1 year of experience
    • I have no public sector experience working on a sanitary sewer system
    Please list the Agency Name(s) where you gained this experience. *If you answered that you have no experience in this area, please type N/A.

      Please select any equipment below that you have experience operating.

      • Closed Circuit Television Truck
      • Combination Vacuum and Jetting Truck
      • Commercial Dump Truck
      • Excavator or Backhoe
      • I do not have experience with any of these types of equipment
      Please select any certification that you possess:

      • California State Water Resources Control Board Water Distribution Operator
      • California State Water Resources Control Board Water Treatment Operator
      • CWEA Collection System Maintenance
      • Other Water or Sewer Related certification
      • I do not possess any of these certifications
      Please select any areas below with which you have significant knowledge and experience:

      • Electrical
      • Plumbing
      • Mechanical Equipment (drill presses, lathes, table saws, etc.)
      • Industrial Equipment (pumps, cranes, motors, welders, etc.)
      • Facilities Maintenance (landscaping, carpentry, painting, etc.)
      • I do not have knowledge or experience in any of the above areas
      Incumbents are required to participate in the District's Shave-on-Demand policy when required to wear respiratory protection or other safety equipment. Are you willing and able to participate in this policy?

      • Yes
      • No
      • Not applicable

      * Required Question

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