Olivenhain Municipal Water District is seeking experienced candidates for the positions of Utility II and Utility III. Vacancies will be filled at the II or III level based on candidate experience and certifications. These at will positions report to the Construction Operations Supervisor. Pay range II: $24.38 - $34.12, III: $27.77 - $38.86 per hour (effective 6/19/2021 pending board approval.)
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs construction, installation, and maintenance work on water pipelines and rights of way, buildings and grounds, valves, pumps, meters, tanks, hydrants, telemetry, cathodic protection and related equipment. Performs laying and joining pipe; breaking out pavement for installations; repairs of mains and services; installation and maintenance of customer meters; routine maintenance on District equipment and facilities; operates a variety of equipment including backhoe, earthmover, trucks, compressors, pneumatic hammers, drills and related machinery, welders and hand tools. Performs administrative work as required. Utility III serves as crew leader at the site providing work direction and technical instruction to other Utility personnel; acts independently using sound judgement; inspects work results; and prepares equipment.
These positions require the ability to be “on-call”, working evenings, weekends, and holidays. Must meet qualifications for duty within six months of appointment.
Level II: A minimum of three years of experience working in water operations and maintenance; demonstrated comprehension of District rules and regulations, California and Federal OSHA requirements and their application; ability to safely operate all construction related vehicles and equipment; ability to effectively utilize a personal computer and peripherals; valid California driver’s license and a State of California Water Distribution Operator D2 certification are required. Class B or higher driver’s license and Water Technology Certification are desirable.
Level III: In addition to Level II requirements, a thorough knowledge of departmental procedures; the successful completion of a course of instruction on lead or supervisory duties at a journey level; proven ability to organize and manage competing priorities; skilled in personal computer and peripherals operations and use; and a State of California Water Distribution Operator D3 certification are required. A valid California Class B or higher driver’s license is required.
OMWD offers a very competitive benefits package including CalPERS retirement and fully paid medical, dental, and vision insurance premiums for family coverage. Interested candidates must submit a completed OMWD employment application, current resume, and copies of required certification. All application materials will be evaluated and only the most highly qualified candidates will be invited to continue in the selection process. Subject to a background check for convictions directly related to job duties. Only job related convictions will be considered, and will not automatically disqualify the final candidate. Equal Opportunity Employer
Apply online at: www.olivenhain.com/job-opportunities
Application deadline: 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 23, 2021
OMWD Human Resources
1966 Olivenhain Road, Encinitas, CA 92024