Dixon

Utilities Maintenance Worker I/II

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Utilities
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Sacramento/Metro Area
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Full-Time
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4/29/2018 at 5pm or until 200 applicants
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$3,638.62-$4,870.84 Monthly
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Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


Location

600 East A Street Dixon, 95620

Description

The City's Utilities Division of the Public Works Department is conducting a recruitment process to fill full-time, permanent position of Utilities Maintenance Worker I/II.

This position performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled tasks related to the construction, maintenance and repair of utilities, including the sanitary sewer system and the storm water system; operates light and moderately heavy power driven equipment; performs related duties as assigned. 

Utilities Maintenance Worker I – This is the entry-level class in the Utilities Maintenance Worker series. Positions in this class typically have little or no directly related work experience. The Utilities Maintenance Worker I class is distinguished from the II level by the performance of less than the full range of duties assigned to the II level. Incumbents work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks, progressing to general supervision as procedures and processes of assigned area of responsibility are learned.

Receives direct supervision from the Street and Utilities Supervisor as well as technical and functional supervision from a Senior Utilities Maintenance Worker.

Knowledge of uses and purposes of general construction and maintenance tools, materials and equipment; safe working practices.   Ability to learn to perform unskilled and semi-skilled tasks in a variety of utility construction and maintenance activities; perform heavy manual labor; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those  contacted in the course of work.   Education and Experience:  Any combination equivalent to experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying.  Typical ways to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Education:  Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade. Experience:  One year of construction, maintenance or repair experience in underground facilities or general construction.  

Utilities Maintenance Worker II - This is the journey level class in the Utilities Maintenance Worker series and is distinguished from the I level by the assignment of the full range of duties. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new, unusual or unique situations arise and are fully aware of operating procedures and policies within the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the I level; however based on scope and complexity of work and level of independence, some positions may be permanently allocated to the I level at management discretion.

Receives general supervision from the Street and Utilities Supervisor as well as technical and functional supervision from a Senior Utilities Maintenance Worker.

Knowledge of methods, techniques, tools and operation of mechanical equipment used in the construction and maintenance of sanitary sewer systems and storm water system; reporting requirements; spill reporting procedures; principles of maintaining a variety of mechanical and electrical equipment.

Ability to independently perform semi-skilled and skilled duties related to the construction, maintenance, and repair of sanitary sewer system and storm water system. Education and Experience:  Any combination equivalent to experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying.  Typical ways to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:  Education: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade.  Experience: Two years of increasingly responsible experience equivalent to Utilities Maintenance Worker I or Maintenance Worker I in the City of Dixon.

 

Exam Process: A limited number of candidates whose applications indicate that they, among those competing, are better qualified in terms of related education, training and experience will be invited to participate in a written exam tentatively scheduled for Friday, May 11, 2018 (pass/fail).  A panel interview process (dates yet to be determined). The most qualified candidates from this process will be placed on an employment eligibility list. Note: the examination process may be changed as deemed necessary.  Department interviews will follow the panel interviews tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, May 30, 2018.

Employment Processing: Those selected may be subject to a medical exam including drug screen; background investigation; DOJ fingerprint clearance; and in accordance with Federal Law, are able to provide proof of identity and proof that they may legally work in the United States. It is the policy of the City of Dixon to practice fair and equal employment under the law. 

Veteran's Preference Points: Veteran's Preference points will be applied. A PDF copy of the DD214 form must be filed at the time of application.

Special Accommodations:  Contact Human Resources at 707-678-7000.

 

Ideal Candidate

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

Utilities Maintenance Worker I

Knowledge and Abilities:

Knowledge of uses and purposes of general construction and maintenance tools, materials and equipment; safe working practices.

Ability to learn to perform unskilled and semi-skilled tasks in a variety of utility construction and maintenance activities; perform heavy manual labor; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Education and Experience:

Any combination equivalent to experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying.  Typical ways to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Education:    Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade.

Experience:   One year of construction, maintenance or repair experience in underground facilities or general construction.

Other Requirements:

This position requires possession of a valid Class C California Driver’s License and a satisfactory driving record as a condition of initial and continued employment.

This position requires possession of, or the ability to obtain within 6 months of assignment, a Class B or A California Commercial Driver’s License with a tank and air brake endorsements.

This position requires possession of, or ability to obtain within 6 months of assignment, a valid California Water Environment Association (CWEA) Collections System Maintenance Grade I certificate.

May require possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Department of Pesticide Regulations (DPR), Qualified Applicator Certificate, as designated by management.

The maintenance of valid licenses and certificates, if required of the position by management, is a condition of continued employment.

 

Utilities Maintenance Worker II

In addition to the qualifications for Utilities Maintenance Worker I:

Knowledge and Abilities:

Knowledge of methods, techniques, tools and operation of mechanical equipment used in the construction and maintenance of sanitary sewer systems and storm water system; reporting requirements; spill reporting procedures; principles of maintaining a variety of mechanical and electrical equipment.

Ability to independently perform semi-skilled and skilled duties related to the construction, maintenance, repair of sanitary sewer system, and storm water system.

Education and Experience:

Any combination equivalent to experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying.  Typical ways to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Education:    Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade.

Experience:   Two years of increasingly responsible experience equivalent to Utilities Maintenance Worker I or Maintenance Worker I in the City of Dixon.

Other Requirements:

This position requires possession of a valid Class C California Driver’s License and a satisfactory driving record as a condition of initial and continued employment.

This position requires possession of, or the ability to obtain within 6 months of assignment, a Class B or A California Commercial Driver’s License with a tank and air brake endorsements, and a satisfactory driving record as a condition of initial and continued employment.

This position requires possession of, or the ability to obtain within 6 months of assignment, a California Water Environment Association (CWEA) Collections System Maintenance Grade I certificate.

Some positions may require possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Department of Pesticide Regulations (DPR), Qualified Applicator Certificate based on assignment.

The maintenance of valid licenses and certificates, if required of the position by management, is a condition of continued employment.

 

Benefits

Full-Time Employees are represented by Public Employees Union, Local One.

Click Here to view the LOCAL ONE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING for benefits.

 

Special Instructions

Complete an on-line application and submit required documents below. All additional application materials as requested in the job announcement (degree/transcripts, certificates) must be submitted through the on-line application and these are due by the final filing date.  

Utilities Maintenance Worker I & II

1.  A recent copy (within 6 months) of your DMV driving record (obtained at a California DMV office).

2.  Copy of your California Water Environment Association (CWEA) Collections System Maintenance Grade I certificate (not disqualifying)

3.  Copy of your California Department of Pesticide Regulations (DPR), Qualified Applicator Certificate  (not disqualifying)

4. DD214 (if applicable).

 

MUST SUBMIT DOCUMENTS ELECTRONICALLY TO YOUR APPLICATION. YOU CANNOT ADD DOCUMENTS AFTER SUBMISSION!!  NO FAXES OR EMAIL ACCEPTED! 

The most qualified candidates whose applications indicate that they, among those competing, are better qualified in terms of related training and experience will be considered.

 

Recruitment Contact

Contact phone: 
(707)678-7000
Contact email: