2023-01-25 2023-03-01

Maintenance Utility Technician

Orange County Water District
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Fountain Valley, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 85027
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Fountain Valley, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 85027
  • Organization Website

The Maintenance Utility Technician will perform general to semi-skilled maintenance duties for the treatment plant, field locations and office facilities. The Maintenance Utility Technician will be responsible for general housekeeping including basic repairs, painting, lighting lamp replacement, and landscape irrigation. Facility maintenance, including painting plant equipment, piping, and structures. Process and building maintenance include. minor remodeling, furniture modifications and moves, basic plumbing repairs, roof leaks, meeting setups, and other related activities that may also include assisting with welding activities. Perform other duties of a similar nature and level, as assigned. May be required to work in non-permit and permit required confined spaces and perform other duties of a similar nature or level. Will be required to wear personal protective clothing/equipment appropriate for job assignments including SCBA. Must comply with District’s Respiratory Protection Program and CAL OSHA Safety Regulations.

QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or general equivalency degree. One to two years of related work experience demonstrating mechanical aptitude; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. Must be able to obtain a forklift certification within three months of hire.

Skills and Ability: Perform basic repairs and preventative maintenance. Utilize equipment and tools typically used in assigned area. Operate a variety of hand and power tools. Ability to use a computer for written communication and work orders on the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).

License: A valid California Class “C” Driver’s License and proof of automobile insurance are required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT: The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Physical: Positions in this class typically require climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. Very Heavy Work: Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, workspace restrictions, intense noises and travel. Required to wear personal protective clothing/equipment appropriate for job assignments including SCBA. Must comply with District’s Respiratory Protection Program and CAL OSHA Safety Regulations. Incumbents require sufficient physical ability to work in an office setting; stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; operate office equipment including use of a computer keyboard; push, pull, lift, and/or carry light amounts of weight; verbally communicate to exchange information.

Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction; vision sufficient to read computer screens and printed documents; and to operate assigned equipment.

Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

SCHEDULE: 4/10 currently, but post-covid is 9/80 with every other Monday off. May be required to work shifts, weekends, overtime, and holidays.

Salary Range: $28.85 - $36.07 per hour

Candidates given an offer of employment will be required to pass a medical examination and background check. You must submit an OCWD online employment application to be considered. Please visit www.ocwd.com to complete an application. Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number apply. EOE

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