Provides lead supervision to crews of lower level utilities maintenance personnel. Plans, organizes, and supervises the work of Utilities Maintenance Workers involved in water and reclaimed water related construction, maintenance and repair. Performs a variety of technical tasks relative to the Division and is responsible for the safety and training of subordinates. May act as the Water Systems Administrator in their absence. The purpose of this recruitment is to fill a current vacancy, as well as establish an eligibility list for future vacancies.
The City of Woodland is looking to fill a Senior Utilities Maintenance Worker position in the Public Works Water Production/Distribution Division. The Ideal Candidate for the current vacancy is someone who has extensive understanding of all aspect of water distribution, including maintenance and repair, has a heightened awareness of public health concerns, and is familiar with the Division of Drinking Water Regulations. This position requires a candidate that has strong leadership, interpersonal, time management, communication (both orally and written), and computer skills. Candidate will need to have the ability to learn quickly and display good judgment, as well as be organized, flexible, approachable, resourceful, and a positive team contributor.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Plan, organize, and, supervise the work of Utilities Maintenance Workers in the Water Division of the Public Works Department. Act as a lead worker for large crews of Utilities Maintenance Workers on assigned projects. Schedule operations, maintenance and repair work, order materials and maintain routine records including tracking budgetary items and projects. Provide training, supervision, and evaluation of assigned crew members. Perform the most difficult and technically complex work in the maintenance, repair and operation of water distribution systems. Assist in inspecting the work of private contractors engaged in construction and maintenance activities in the City. Ensure appropriate traffic control during all phases of construction projects. Drive vehicles and equipment as required. Work cooperatively with others, including other City departments and outside agencies as necessary. Assist in preparation and monitoring of the budget, prepares cost estimates for work to be performed; submits justification for equipment. Operate telemetering and flow monitoring equipment. Tracks and reviews Service Requests, customer complaints and employee workload through the City’s CMMS CityWorks Program. Knowledgeable about the operation and maintenance of High Velocity Vacuum Cleaning Units. Regular, predictable, consistent and timely attendance is an essential function of the position, in that employee must be present to work on facilities and equipment impacting the public’s health and safety.
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS
Respond to public service calls and complaints. Serve in the standby rotation after regular working hours and respond to emergency call-outs. Assist in the evaluation of operations and activities and make recommendations for improvements and modifications. Assist in the preparation of reports, inquiries and projects. Instruct subordinates in proper work techniques of equipment and safety precautions and requirements. Perform related duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or equivalent; and
Supplemental coursework or training in potable and recycled water distribution, production, treatment, or a closely related field
Specialized coursework in recycled water and aquifer storage and recovery is highly desirable
Courses in, or graduation from, the American Public Works Association’s Pubic Works Institute is desirable
Two (2) years of experience performing duties comparable to those of a Utilities Maintenance Worker III/IV in water production and distribution
License and Certificate:
Required upon hire:
California State DWOCP board Grade IV (D4)
California State DWOCP Grade II Water Treatment certificate is desirable
Valid Class B California Driver's License with Tank and Air Brake Endorsements upon hire - Class A Driver’s License within six (6) months of hire
Required prior to permanent appointment:
Backflow Prevention Assembly Specialist Certification from American Water Works Association or Northern CA Backflow Prevention Association
Confined Space Certification
Competent Person Certification
First Aid and CPR certifications
International Municipal Signal Association Work Zone Safety or equivalent
Additional Salary Information: Salary (January 2018): $4,853.95 - $6,195.01/month
Future COLAs: July 2018 (2%) and January 2019 (1%)
Woodland is a city of approximately 55,000 residents.Incorporated in 1871, Woodland is convenientlylocated on I-5 just 12 miles northwest of Sacramentoand 9 miles north of U.C. Davis. Woodland’sprimary business is agriculture and light industrial,including distribution centers for Target,True Value, Payless, and Walgreen’s. Woodland hasa community college, 2 senior high schools, 2 juniorhigh schoo...ls and 12 elementary schools in the publicschool district, supplemented by five privateschools, grades K through 12. The area offers variousrecreation possibilities: water skiing and boatingon the Sacramento River, Lake Berryessa and LakeFolsom; skiing in the Sierras, hunting and fishing;five golf courses; and many other youth and adultoriented recreations.