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Mechanical & Electrical Maintenance Worker I or II
#1186
Marin Municipal Water District, Northern Bay Area

Utilities

For more info contact:
humanresources@marinwater.org
(415) 945-1433
Close Date: Feb 20, 2013
















Mechanical and Electrical Maintenance Worker I or II


Open to all interested persons.


Salary:   Mechanical & Electrical Maintenance Worker I $4,944-5,951 per month

Salary:   Mechanical & Electrical Maintenance Worker II $5,538-6,639 per month

Posted: 02/05/2013      Filing Deadline: 4:30 p.m., 02/20/2013  

NOTE: You are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as this recruitment will be limited to the first 100 applications.

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POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Operations Department of the Environmental and Engineering Division is recruiting for a vacancy for either a Mechanical and Electrical Maintenance Worker I or Mechanical and Electrical Maintenance Worker II depending on qualifications and demonstrated experience of the applicant. Interested persons must submit a completed District application and supplemental questionnaire responses to the Human Resources Department no later than the filing deadline.

 

DEFINITION: Under general supervision, performs semiskilled and skilled work on a variety of mechanical and/or electrical equipment.

 

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: 

Mechanical & Electrical Maintenance Worker I:

This is the entry-level classification in the Mechanical and Electrical Maintenance Worker series. Incumbents, under supervision, are assigned a wide variety of semi-skilled and skilled duties involving the operation and maintenance of various water systems and equipment. On a training or on emergency basis if competent to perform, employees may be assigned more skilled duties normally performed by the Maintenance and Electrical Worker II classification. Employees in this classification are expected to advance to the next level of the job series within thirty-six (36) months of appointment. Qualification for advancement is accomplished through District provided training manuals and demonstration of completed tasks that illustrate competency and proficiency in the core disciplines.

Mechanical & Electrical Maintenance Worker II:

This is the journey level classification in the Mechanical and Electrical Maintenance Worker series. Incumbents in this class perform semiskilled and skilled tasks and operate a variety of equipment and tools within the scope of the classification level. On a training or on emergency basis if competent to perform, the Mechanical and Electrical Maintenance Worker II may perform duties normally assigned to the Mechanical and Electrical Maintenance Worker III. Employees in this classification may advance to the next level of the job series by completing an approved series of text based training courses and demonstrate completed tasks that illustrate competency and proficiency in the core disciplines. 

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

Mechanical & Electrical Maintenance Worker I

Typical duties may include but are not limited to the following:

§ Performs routine inspections and servicing of pumps, tanks and regulators;

§ records readings and findings of pumping plants;

§ performs minor repair and adjustments to malfunctioning parts;

§ assists in installation and repair of mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment;

§ follows applicable safety rules and regulations.

 

Mechanical & Electrical Maintenance Worker II

Typical duties may include but are not limited to the following:

§ Performs routine inspection and maintenance of mechanical and electrical equipment;

§ records readings and findings of pumping plants;

§ installs and repairs mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulilc equipment;

§ performs repairs and adjustments to malfunctioning mechanical and electrical equipment such as, but not limited to: pumps, electric motors, compressors, autromatic valces ;

§ troubleshoots and repairs electrical circuits and related equipment;

§ dismantles, cleans, lubricates and assembles pumps and motors in shop or in field;

§ installs new pumping equipment, wiring, valves and controls working from plans and specifications;

§ inspects pumps and tanks for proper operation;

§ performs routine inspections and servicing of pumps, tanks and regulators;

§ installs recording instruments used in gathering data for system studies;

§ follows applicable safety rules and regulations.

§ installs and repairs lighting fixtures, recepticals, switches etc;

§ may train and direct the work of others.

Ideal Candidate:

QUALIFICATIONS:

Mechanical & Electrical Maintenance Worker I
Knowledge of:
§ Methods and tools used in the maintenance and repair of mechanical and electrical equipment;
§ basic understanding of pumps, motors and other mechanical equipment used in the operation of a water system;
§ safe work practices and procedures working around electirical and mechanical systems;
§ operation of a personal computer and software applications related to the work
 
Ability to:
§ Operate tools and equipment with skill and safety;
§ work cooperatively with others;
§ understand and carry out written and oral instructions;
§ deal effectively with those contacted in the course of work;
§ perform physical labor in connection with maintenance and repair of mechanical and electrical equipment;
§ operate a personal computer and software applications related to the work
§ drive a vehicle and/or travel to off site work locations;
§ work in below ground level confined spaces using appropriate safety equipment;
§ work safely with and around hazardous chemicals.
 
Training and Experience: Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
 
§ Completion of the twelfth grade or its equivalent; and,
§ one year of experience in the maintenance of mechanical or electrical equipment.
 
Mechanical & Electrical Maintenance Worker II
Knowledge of:
§ Terms, practices and procedures common to the mechanical & electrical trades;
§ applicable codes and safety regulations;
§ operating principles of various mechanical and electrical diagrams;
§ tools and equipment used in the repair, maintenance and installation of mechanical and electrical equipment;
§ operating principals of pumps, motors, regulating valves and other mechanical and electrical equipment used in water treatment and distribution systems;
§ safe work practices and procedures when working with electrical and mechanical systems;
§ operation of a personal computer and Microsoft Office software applications.
 
Ability to:
§ Read and understand engineering plans and mechanical and electrical diagrams;
§ operate tools and equipment with skill and safety;
§ work cooperatively with others;
§ train and direct others;
§ understand and carry out written and oral instructions;
§ deal effectively with those contacted in the course of work;
§ perform physical labor in connection with maintenance and repair of mechanical and electrical equipment;
§ operate a personal computer and software applications related to the work;
§ drive a vehicle and/or travel to off site work locations;
§ work in below ground level confined spaces and using appropriate safety equipment;
§ work safely with and around hazardous chemicals and electrical equipment;
§ work from plans and specifications.
 
Training and Experience: Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
 
§ Completion of the twelfth grade or its equivalent; and,
§ two years of experience as a District Mechanical and Electrical Maintenance Worker I or three years of journey level experience repairing and maintaining mechanical and electrical equipment.
Other Requirements:
§ Per California Government Code, Title 1, Division 4, Chapter 8, Section 3100 “all public employees are hereby declared to be disaster service workers subject to such disaster service activities as may be assigned to them by their superiors or by law.”
§ Work on an "on call" basis for emergency situations.
Licenses and/or Certifications:
§ Possession of an appropriate California driver's license issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles and satisfactory driving record;
§ possession of a “D1” Distribution Operators Certificate issued by the California Department of Health must be obtained prior to completion of probationary period (12 months).
 

 


Benefits:

The following provides a brief description of the Marin Municipal Water District’s (MMWD) fringe benefit package for SEIU employees. Please refer to individual contracts or policies for details.


VACATION
Full-time regular employees earn vacation with pay at the following bi-weekly rates for each complete year of service with MMWD:
For the first four (4) years of service -------------------- 3.08 hours/pay period
For the next five (5) years of service -------------------- 4.62 hours/pay period
For the next six (6) years of service --------------------- 6.16 hours/pay period
Sixteen (16) years of service ----------------------------- 6.47 hours/pay period
Seventeen (17) years of service ------------------------- 6.77 hours/pay period
Eighteen (18) years of service ----------------------------7.08 hours/pay period
Nineteen (19) years of service---------------------------- 7.39 hours/pay period
For Twenty (20) or more years of service ---------------7.70 hours/pay period
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Vacation may be used by an employee, only after completion of six (6) months’ service.


HOLIDAYS
MMWD grants 11 paid, set holidays each year and 1 or 2 paid floating holidays are granted dependent on hire date.  Positions that are part of 7-day operations are granted 13 set holidays, with no floating holidays.


SICK LEAVE
Employees accrue 15 days per year and may accumulate paid sick leave with no limit, to be used for illness or other approved absences. A lump sum payout equal to 75% of the number of hours for unused sick leave (to a maximum payout of 750 hours) will be paid upon retirement. Annual incentive buy-back plan is available.


HEALTH INSURANCE
MMWD contracts with CalPERS health care which makes available a variety of medical plans. The premium contribution of MMWD, for an employee only or an employee plus one dependent shall be set at the rate of the plan that falls in the middle of the list of available plans. Coverage for additional dependents may be purchased by payroll deduction.


DENTAL INSURANCE
Dental insurance is available to employees and their families after three months of service through the Delta Dental Plan of California. MMWD pays the premium for the employee and dependents. Delta Dental Plan will pay 100% of the dentist’s usual, customary, and reasonable fees for services covered per the contract, to a maximum of $1,500 per eligible enrolled person per calendar year. Orthodontia coverage is provided for eligible dependent children, up to a lifetime maximum of $2,000.


GROUP LIFE INSURANCE
After completion of one month of employment, for each full-time employee MMWD pays the premium for $25,000 of coverage. Through payroll deductions, according to a graduated scale, employees may purchase additional insurance in increments of $10,000 up to a maximum of $100,000 (without an underwriting requirement). The election of additional insurance must be made within 30 days of the initial hire date.


LONG TERM DISABILITY INSURANCE
After completion of one month of employment, MMWD pays the premium for long term disability insurance for each full time, permanent employee. The insurance provides payment of up to 60% of salary up to a maximum of $5,600 per month for an employee who is disabled and cannot perform in his/her regular job functions. There is an eligibility waiting period of three months.


RETIREMENT PLAN
MMWD is a member of the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS). The program is mandatory for all full-time employees.

 

For new employees hired before December 31, 2012 the retirement formula is 2.7% @ 55. The employee’s contribution rate is 8% of salary. District employees currently pay 7% on a pre-tax basis and the District contributes 1%.  Early retirement is possible at age 50 if an individual has five years of service credit in CalPERS.

 

NOTE: Due to recent Pension Reform Legislation; retirement benefits for those hired after January 1, 2013 may be subject to lower retirement formulas and higher contribution rates. Retirement formula eligibility will be reviewed on a case by case basis subject to CalPERS rules.

 


DEFERRED COMPENSATION
All employees are eligible to participate in the 401(b) deferred compensation plan pursuant to the "Deferred Compensation Plan" approved by the District Board of Directors on May 22, 1985 consistent with current IRS regulations and requirements.


SOCIAL SECURITY
MMWD participates in the Social Security System and payroll deductions are made each pay period in accordance with Federal law.


WORKERS’ COMPENSATION
To provide temporary disability income to an employee in the event of an on-the-job illness or injury, employees are covered under the provisions of MMWD's Workers' Compensation policy.

 MMWD will pay the difference between the employee’s regular salary and the amount paid by MMWD’s Workers’ Compensation carrier for a period of sixty (60) working days.


VISION CARE PLAN
This plan provides eligible full-time employees reimbursement of vision care expenses not covered by the health plan. Reimbursable expenses are up to $200 for glasses and frames, lenses and contact lenses, or other necessary vision care expenses per calendar year. The employee may carry over any remaining monies for one year for an accumulated total of up to $400 to be used over a two year period. In the third year, the reimbursable amount returns to $200.
 


TUITION REIMBURSEMENT
The District will reimburse tuition, books, laboratory fees and examination fees in the amount of up to $1,500 per employee per fiscal year in connection with educational courses taken by regular full-time or regular part-time non-probationary employees. In order to be reimbursed for educational costs, the employee must attain a grade of at least “C” or its equivalent, and class and study time must be outside the employee’s normal work hours.

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