2018-12-24 2019-01-28

Maintenance Supervisor

Madera Irrigation District
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Madera, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 49597
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Madera, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 49597
  • Organization Website
Starting Salary Range DOE: $47,200 to $69,200 Annually

FLSA: Exempt

Overview of Position: Under administrative direction of the Operations and Maintenance Manager, supervises the District’s maintenance personnel in the construction and maintenance of the District’s canals, ditches, pipes and other related structures; receives work orders; plans and lays out work assignments; selects crews to work on projects; responds to emergencies and insures the safety of crews under supervision; fill in for Operations and Maintenance Manager when on leave; and performs related duties as required.

Some Essential Duties include:

  • Coordinates and supervises District’s construction and maintenance activities, including canal, pipeline structures and pumping plant stations, trash removal, rodent control and weed control;

  • Plans the day’s activities and assigns crews and projects;

  • Implements the departmental safety program;

  • Responds to emergencies and develops plans to handle the emergencies and make necessary repairs;

  • Makes suggestions regarding changes to design of canals, pipelines and structures;

  • Supervises the installation, maintenance and repair of pipelines, head gates, turnouts and meter boxes;

  • Prepares requisitions for materials and supplies through standardized procedures;

  • Supervises and evaluates subordinate personnel;

  • Inspects work in progress and upon completion to ensure conformance to plans and design; and


Qualifications & Experience: High School Graduate/Diploma required. Some college courses desired. Five (5) years’ experience in construction management with knowledge of ag and irrigation distribution systems OR Three (3) years’ experience in the construction and maintenance of irrigation distribution systems including two (2) years at a Maintenance Worker III or Equipment Operator level.

Licenses, Registration, Accreditation: Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License is required at the time of appointment. Obtaining a Class A license is required within three months after receiving such appointment. Failure to obtain or maintain such required license(s) may be cause for disciplinary action. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical disability will be considered for accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

How to Apply: Visit www.madera-id.org under Public information, Career Opportunities and complete the application. Return all forms (Application and Resume) to:

Madera Irrigation District
ATTN: Human Resources
12152 Road 28 ¼
Madera, CA 93637

For all inquiries, contact Human Resources at (559) 673-3514 ext. 222. twelch@madera-id.org Closing date of application is February 15, 2019 4:00 p.m.

Madera Irrigation District is an EOE, MFDV Employer.

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed at WaterDistrictJobs.com.