Modesto Irrigation District

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4 job(s) at Modesto Irrigation District

Modesto Irrigation District Modesto, California, United States
Feb 02, 2019
Full Time
The Modesto Irrigation District is currently recruiting to fill one full-time regular position in the IT Technical Operations Department, Information Technology Divisionto install, modify and maintain a variety of water, generation, transmission and distribution control, protection, communication, security and computer equipment at various locations in the District's electrical and irrigation systems. Any Qualified Individual May Apply. TheOperations Technician/Apprenticeis a non-exempt position and is allocated to the Utility Services and Maintenance Bargaining Unit. The list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill otherOperations Technician/Apprenticevacancies that may occur through February 1, 2020. The position will be filled at the appropriate level (Operations Technician, Apprentice) based on the qualifications of the successful candidate. Examples of Duties: Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Perform maintenance and a variety of testing on the EMS/SCADA Master and remote units; Install and calibrate telemetry systems; Install and maintain storage batteries and charging systems; Maintain station equipment such as capacitor and regulator controls; Maintain and calibrate carrier relaying equipment in conjunction with outside agencies; Install and maintain backup power supplies for both EMS/SCADA computer system and computerized telephone systems; Install data lines and terminal equipment for computer systems; Install, maintain, and calibrate equipment related to irrigation such as level sensors, position sensors, temperature sensors, flow meters, and motor controls. Maintain records of supervisory equipment, investigate and determine cause of radio and television interference reported by customers and coordinate corrective action; Install and maintain radio, microwave and fiber optic network equipment; Maintain security equipment; Install, modify and maintain computer systems, network equipment, and audio visual equipment. Other Related Duties Other duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience, knowledge and abilities may satisfy the necessary minimum qualifications. A typical way to obtain the education, experience, knowledge and abilities would be: Education : High school diploma or equivalent. Two (2) years of college with major course work in mathematics, electronics, electrical technology, or a related field. Experience : Apprentice Operations Technician: Twelve (12) months experience in a related area. Operations Technician: Two (2) years experience at the journey level as a Generation Technician, Substation Electrician, Electronic Technician, Radio Technician, Communications Technician or equivalent. Knowledge and Abilities : Knowledge of principles and methods, materials, tools and equipment in the installation, operation, maintenance, and modification of mechanical, hydraulic, electrical, electronic, computer and fiber optic systems. Ability to read and understand technical drawings, sketches, plans, specifications, and maintenance manuals; use electrical and mechanical tools and equipment skillfully and safely in accordance with District Safety Rules and operating orders; work effectively either alone or in cooperation with other employees and with minimum direct supervision. Special Requirements : Must have a valid California Class C driver license. Residence within a 35-mile radius of the District's Main Office (1231 Eleventh St., Modesto, CA) must be established within six (6) months of appointment to this position and maintained thereafter. Supplemental Information: Qualified applicants must submit a completed District application. In addition, a resume describing experience and qualifications for the position is recommended. Application screening will begin on or after Friday,February 15, 2019. Applications received after this date are not guaranteed consideration. Applications will be reviewed on a comparative basis and only those most qualified will be invited to continue in the selection process which will consist of an overall assessment of the individual's skills through (1) written exam; (2) oral interview; (3) review of personnel file, and (4) contacting of references to include current and former supervisors. The applicant must perform successfully in each phase of the testing in order to continue in the selection process. Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact Human Resources at (209) 526-7341. California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-3933 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD. The Modesto Irrigation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED AND APPLICABLE HIGHER EDUCATION DEGREE, PASS A MEDICAL EXAM INCLUDING A DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREEN, AND A COMPLETE BACKGROUND CHECK PRIOR TO BEGINNING WORK. INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE
Modesto Irrigation District Modesto, California, United States
Nov 14, 2018
Full Time
The Modesto Irrigation District is currently recruiting to fill one full-time regular position in the IT Applications Support Department, Information Technology Division, to analyze, design, develop, test, and maintain solutions and enterprise applications including Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and Advanced Meter Infrastructure(AMI) systems. Perform configuration of the control system/SCADA databases and construction (linking) of the real time single lines and overview displays used for control, monitor and maintaining of the electric grid. Perform analysis, and provide recommendations to address database and display issues as they relate to the operation. Either implement or work with the maintenance team to implement tools and utilities in order to enhance and automate the generation of databases, displays, real time calculations and configuration of devices. Establish standards for database and display convention, layout and organization. Write code in the c programming language to fill in gaps of functionality not provided by current SCADA-EMS system. The position will be filled at the appropriate level (Programmer Analyst III or Programmer Analyst IV) based on thequalifications of the successful candidate. Any Qualified Individual May Apply. This is an exempt position and is allocated to the Administrative, Technical, and ClericalBargaining Unit. The list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill other Programmer Analyst III/IV vacancies that may occur within the District through November 13, 2019. Examples of Duties: Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: PROGRAMMER ANALYST III : Perform single activities in support of information technologies, which may include assisting in developing, designing, modifying and maintaining software for applications. Activities may apply to applications software in support of various enterprise information systems including Customer Information Systems, Financial Information Systems, Human Resource Information Systems, Geographic Information Systems, Meter Data Management Systems, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), and Advanced Meter Infrastructure (AMI). Perform simultaneous activities in support of information technologies. This includes developing, designing, modifying and maintaining software for moderately complex applications having multiple components or interrelationships with other software. PROGRAMMER ANALYST IV: In addition to duties described in Programmer Analyst III, perform many simultaneous and interconnecting activities in support of information technologies. This includes organizing and providing lead support for a project team in the development, design, and maintenance of software for highly complex applications; conducting feasibility studies and ensuring that projects are completed within time and cost constraints. Other Related Duties Other duties as assigned Typical Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience, knowledge and abilities may satisfy the necessary minimum qualifications. A typical way to obtain the education, experience, knowledge and abilities would be: Education: High School diploma or equivalent. Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a major in Computer Science, Engineering or Mathematics or closely related field. Experience: Program Analyst III: Five (5) years of related programming/analysis experience. Program Analyst IV: Seven (7) years of responsible programming/analysis experience. Knowledge and Abilities: Knowledge of programming languages and environments utilizing structured techniques; system analysis, statistical methods, principles and techniques of programming and applicable programming software. Ability to create, adapt, integrate and deploy software to solve problems and enable new opportunities; update, modify, test and repair existing software to ensure continued utility; identify, test and monitor how problems affect function and performance; adapt, combine and improve existing products, processes and programs; contribute to and influence decisions regarding division policies and procedures. PROGRAMMER ANALYST III : In addition to the knowledge and abilities described above, ability to propose and implement solutions as appropriate. assist management in organizational planning. PROGRAMMER ANALYST IV : In addition to the knowledge and abilities described above, ability to define projects, organize a project team and direct project activities. Ability to work collaboratively and negotiate as needed to ensure the effective identification and resolution of issues having very complex systemic genesis or impact and to avoid competing with or jeopardizing other established priorities. Ability to contribute to and influence decisions regarding division policies and procedures; assist management in organizational planning. Progression for each level of Programmer Analyst will be based on proficiency in categories defined in the Information Technology Skill Comparison for Programmer Analysts Matrix. Special Requirement: Must have a valid California Class C driver license. Supplemental Information: Qualified applicants must submit a completed District application. In addition, a resume describing experience and qualifications for the position is recommended. Application screening will begin on or after Tuesday, November 27, 2018. Applications received after this date are not guaranteed consideration. Applications will be reviewed on a comparative basis and only those most qualified will be invited to continue in the selection process, which will consist of an overall assessment of the individual's skills through (1) oral interview and (2) contacting of references to include current and former supervisors. The applicant must perform successfully in each phase of the recruitment in order to continue in the selection process. Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact Human Resources at (209) 526-7341. California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-2922 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD. The Modesto Irrigation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED AND APPLICABLE HIGHER EDUCATION DEGREE, PASS A MEDICAL EXAM INCLUDING A DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREEN, AND A COMPLETE BACKGROUND CHECK PRIOR TO BEGINNING WORK. INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.
Modesto Irrigation District Waterford, California, United States
Feb 02, 2019
Full Time
The Modesto Irrigation District is currently recruiting to fill one full-time regular positionto operate, monitor, inspect and maintain a water treatment plant and its related facilities. AnyQualified IndividualMay Apply. This is a non-exempt position and part of the Utility Services and Maintenance Bargaining Unit.The list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill other Water Treatment Plant Senior Shift Operator/Operator/Apprentice vacancies that may occur within the District through January 23, 2020. The position will be filled at the appropriate level (Senior Shift Operator, Operator, Operator Apprentice) based on the qualifications of the successful candidate. Examples of Duties: Duties may include but are not limited to the following: Operate all necessary Water treatment equipment essential in treating, transmitting, storing, and delivering potable water, compute chemical dosages and flow rates; Operate pumps, valves and other equipment manually and remotely; Inspect, adjust, and maintain equipment; Physical, chemical and bacteriological analysis of water; Maintain necessary records and reports; Observe and enforce District safety rules; Control plant operation using SCADA and PC based computer systems; Use proper chemical applications and storage. This job involves shift, weekend, and holiday work, including rotating or relief shifts. Other Related Duties Other duties as assigned. Senior Shift Operator In addition to the duties of the Water Treatment Plant Operator/Apprentice, the Senior Shift Operator duties may include the following: Supervise and train personnel in plant operation and maintenance activities; Typical Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience, knowledge and abilities may satisfy the necessary minimum qualifications. A typical way to obtain the education, experience, knowledge and abilities would be: Senior Shift Operator Education : High School diploma or equivalent. Formal course work in water treatment. Experience : Three (3) years of experience operating a water treatment plant as an operator in charge of a shift. Knowledge and Abilities : Knowledge of a conventional/direct filtration water treatment facility and appurtenances; Knowledge of membrane water treatment facility and appurtenances; Knowledge of safety rules and regulations; Knowledge of drinking water regulations; Knowledge of pumps, hydraulics, electricity and mechanical devices; Knowledge of basic laboratory and maintenance procedures. Ability to train and instruct personnel, assess changing conditions and initiate appropriate action; Ability to work with minimal supervision; Ability to prepare clear, complete and concise written reports; Ability to follow oral and written instruction; Ability to perform all duties in a safe manner; Ability to work cooperatively and communicate effectively with others. Special Requirements : Must have a Water Treatment Operator Certificate (T3) and Water Distribution Operator Certificate (D2) issued by the State of California Department of Health Services at the time of appointment . Must obtain, within 18 months of appointment a Water Treatment Operator Certificate (T4) and maintain thereafter. Must have a valid California Class C driver's license. Operator/Apprentice Any combination of education, experience, knowledge and abilities may satisfy the necessary minimum qualifications. A typical way to obtain the education, experience, knowledge and abilities would be: Education : High school diploma or equivalent plus formal course work in water treatment. Experience : Operator:Successful completion of the Water Treatment Plant Apprentice Program or equivalent program in Water Treatment Operation. Operator Apprentice:no experience necessary. Knowledge of : Conventional/direct filtration water treatment facility and appurtenances; Membrane water treatment facility and appurtenances; Safety rules and regulations; Drinking water regulations; Pumps, hydraulics, electricity and mechanical devices and basic laboratory and maintenance procedures. Ability to: Assess changing conditions and initiate appropriate action; prepare clear, complete and concise written reports; follow oral and written instruction; work cooperatively and communicate effectively with others. Special Requirements : WTP Operator must have a Water Treatment Operator Certificate (T3) and Water Distribution Operator Certificate (D2) issued by the State of California Department of Health Services at the time of appointment. WTP Operator and Apprentice must have a valid California Class C drivers license. Supplemental Information: Qualified applicants must submit a completed District application. In addition, a resume describing experience and qualifications for the position is recommended. Application screening will begin on or after Friday, February 15, 2019. Applications received after this date are not guaranteed consideration. Applications will be reviewed on a comparative basis and only those most qualified will be invited to continue in the selection process, which will consist of an overall assessment of the individual's skills through (1) written test; (2) oral interview; and (3) review of personnel file. The applicant must perform successfully in each phase of the recruitment in order to continue in the selection process. Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact Human Resources at(209) 526-7341. California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-2922 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD. The Modesto Irrigation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED AND APPLICABLE HIGHER EDUCATION DEGREE, PASS A MEDICAL EXAM INCLUDING A DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREEN, AND A COMPLETE BACKGROUND CHECK PRIOR TO BEGINNING WORK. INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE
Modesto Irrigation District Modesto, California, United States
Feb 02, 2019
Full Time
The Modesto Irrigation District is currently recruiting to fill one full-time position in the Resource Planning and Development Department, Electric Resources Division to prepare, maintain and analyze data, charts and related records in support of technical tasks such as integrated resource planning and load forecasting, analysis of electric resource options, and a variety of technical tasks relevant to the assigned area of responsibility. Any Qualified Individual May Apply. This is a non-exempt position and is allocated to the Administrative Technical and ClericalBargaining Unit. The list established as aresult of this recruitment may be used to fill other Engineering Technician I/II vacancies that may occurwithin the District through February 1, 2020. The position will be filled at the appropriate level based on the qualifications of the successful candidate. Distinguishing Characteristics Engineering Technician I This is the entry level class in the Engineering Technician series. Positions in this class typically have little or no directly related work experience. The Engineering Technician 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 direction as procedures and processes of assigned area of responsibility are learned. Engineering Technician II This is the journey level class in the Engineering Technician 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 the 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. Supervision Received and Exercised Engineering Technician I: Receives immediate supervision from a higher level supervisor or manager. Engineering Technician II: Receives general supervision from a higher level supervisor or manager. Examples of Duties: Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Prepare, maintain and revise files, records, graphs and summaries per instructions, through the use of computers, and other associated equipment; Conduct analytical studies using production cost models, spreadsheets and other tools. Conduct load and fuel supply forecasts. Research technical topics and gather data in support of detailed analytical studies and projects. Complete a variety of required regulatory filings. Make engineering calculations Maintain files and prepare reports. Provide technical direction and training for other department personnel. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other District employees, outside agencies and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications: Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Engineering Technician I Knowledge of: Engineering principles, practices and terminology. Basic methods and techniques of engineering, and estimating. Algebra, trigonometry, and geometry as applied to technical engineering work. English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Principles and practices of safety management. Modern office equipment including the use of applicable computer applications. Principles and practices of effective customer service. Ability to: Learn to perform technical analysis. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures. Perform technical research and make recommendations regarding elementary engineering and analytical problems. Perform elementary engineering and analytical calculations with speed and accuracy. Maintain records related to work activities; prepare reports. Coordinate and schedule assigned tasks. Maintain computer databases. Perform technical research. Plan, organize and prioritize assigned tasks and functions efficiently under time and pressure deadlines. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Experience: One year of experience performing technical engineering and analytical work is desirable. Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Two years of college with substantial course work in engineering to include basic electricity and mathematics at the trigonometry level. License and Certificate: Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license. Engineering Technician II In addition to the qualifications for the Engineering Technician I: Knowledge of: Methods and techniques of engineering and data analysis. District functions, policies and procedures. Principles and practices of integrated resource planning. Principles and practices of load forecasting. Regression analysis. Pertinent local, State, and Federal codes, regulations and laws, and District standards. Ability to: Independently perform technical analyticalduties. Analyze complex data and make reasonable recommendations based on findings. Perform technical research and make recommendations regarding routine analytical problems. Perform complex calculations with speed and accuracy. Experience: Three years of progressively responsible experience similar to Engineering Technician I with the District. Training: High school diploma or equivalent. Two years of college with substantial course work in engineering to include basic electricity and mathematics at the trigonometry level. License and Certificate: Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license. Supplemental Information: Qualified applicants must submit a completed District application. A resume describing experience and qualifications for the position is recommended. APPLY IMMEDIATELY. The position is open until filled. Screening of applications will begin on or after, Friday February 15, 2019. Applications received after this date are not guaranteed consideration. Applications will be reviewed on a comparative basis and only those most qualified will be invited to continue in the selection process which will consist of an overall assessment of the individual's skills through (1) written exam; (2) oral interview; and (3) and contacting of references to include current and former supervisors. The applicant must perform successfully in each phase of the testing in order to continue in the selection process. Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact Human Resources at (209) 526-7341. California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-3933 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD. The Modesto Irrigation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED AND PASS A MEDICAL EXAM INCLUDING A DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREEN AND A COMPLETE BACKGROUND CHECK PRIOR TO BEGINNING WORK. INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE