Modesto Irrigation District

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9 job(s) at Modesto Irrigation District

Modesto Irrigation District Modesto, CA, USA
Jun 15, 2018
Full Time
The Modesto Irrigation District is currently recruiting to fill one full-time regular position in the Energy Services Department, Finance Divisionto develop business relationships by phone contact and maintain existing relationships for electric sales inside and outside the District boundaries. Any qualified individual may apply . This is a non-exempt position and part of the Administrative, Technical and Clerical Bargaining Group. The list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill other Marketing Analyst vacancies that may occur within the District throughMay 21, 2019. Examples of Duties: Essential duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Respond to customer contacts by phone to develop and maintain electric sales and relationships; Research and develop economic analysis for customers; Assist in the preparation of electric service agreements; Develop contracts from standard models; Respond to customer inquires on the phone; Gather information and respond to customers in a timely manner; Analyze customer bills and statements to determine power consumption and pricing; Act as an advocate of the customer in intra-organization activities; Able to work irregular hours to match customer hours of operation. 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 degree in business, mathematics, engineering or related field preferred. Experience : Two (2) years of increasingly responsible experience in marketing, sales, customer contact, business planning or related areas preferred. Experience with electric utility rates and rules desirable. Knowledge of: Electric load characteristics of manufacturing and other industries, District service rules and rate structures, computer skills and spread sheet applications, cost benefit ratios and relationships. Ability to: Match District service to customer electric needs, write proposal letters in clear and concise manner, understand rate structures and services of competitors, generate enthusiasm for District sales to customer, work cooperatively with the public and employees, work with minimal supervision. Special Requirement : 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 afterFriday, June 29, 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) written exam; (2) oral interview; (3) 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 Modesto, CA, USA
May 17, 2018
Full Time
The Modesto Irrigation District is currently recruiting to fill one full-time regular position in the Electric Engineering Department of the Transmission and Distribution Division toperform professional electrical engineering work related to the planning, design, and construction of generation, transmission, distribution, substation facilities, and renewable projects; to perform a variety of technical engineering studies. The position will be filled at the appropriate level (Senior, Associate, Assistant) based on the qualifications of the successful candidate. Any qualified individual may apply. This is an exempt position and is part of the Professional and Supervisory Bargaining Unit. The list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill other Electrical Engineer vacancies that may occur within the District through August 9, 2018. Distinguishing Characteristics Assistant Engineer: This is the entry level class in the Engineer series. Positions in this class typically have little or no directly related work experience. The Assistant Engineer class is distinguished from the II level by the performance of less than the full range of duties assigned to the Associate level. Incumbents work under general supervision while learning job tasks, progressing to direction as procedures and processes of assigned area of responsibility are learned. Associate Engineer: This is the journey level class in the Engineer series and is distinguished from the Assistant 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 Assistant level. This class is distinguished from the Senior Electrical Engineer in that the latter is responsible for serving as project manager over the most complex projects and/or functions and may provide indirect or direct supervision to professional and technical personnel. Senior Engineer: This is the advanced journey level in the Engineer series. Positions at this level are distinguished from other classes within the series by the level of responsibility assumed, complexity of duties assigned, independence of action taken, by the amount of time spent performing the duties, and by the nature of the public contact made. Employees perform the most difficult and responsible types of duties assigned to classes within this series and may provide indirect and/or direct supervision over assigned personnel. Employees at this level are required to be fully trained in all procedures related to assigned areas of responsibility and possess registration as a Professional Engineer. Examples of Duties: Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assistant/Associate Electrical Engineer Prepare plans and specifications for the design, construction, maintenance and operation of the District's electric system; ensure conformance to District standards and practices, and relevant codes and regulations. Ensure compliance through engineering design, specifications, operating bulletins and directions with District Safety Rules, policies and the rules and regulations of other agencies that apply to District operations. Prepare engineering studies and reports; prepare a variety of technical reports, documents, and correspondence; prepare technical specifications; assist with the preparation and revisions to design and construction standards; develop technical documents required by the local, State and Federal agencies related to the operation of the District's electric system. Coordinate and oversee the work of contractors for the construction, installation, maintenance, support, documentation, and testing activities to ensure compliance with District standards, specifications, and applicable codes. Perform calculations to compute and establish manufacturing, construction and installation standards and specifications. Represent the District in meetings with regulatory agencies, Joint Power Agencies, and the public regarding District projects. Operate computer-assisted engineering and design software to perform engineering tasks. Inspect completed installations to ensure conformance to design and equipment specifications and District standards. Review NERC standards; provide support in preparation of compliance activities including preparation of Reliability Standard Audit worksheets as per NERC standards. May serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME). Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other District employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. Senior Electrical Engineer Plan, prioritize, and review the work of staff assigned to a variety of professional electrical engineering tasks associated with the planning, design, construction, and maintenance of District transmission and distribution facilities, generation facilities, and renewable projects. Develop schedules and methods to accomplish assignments ensuring work is completed in a timely and efficient manner. Participate in evaluating the activities of staff, recommending improvements and modifications. Provide and coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies. Perform detailed and complex analysis of the District's transmission, subtransmission, distribution networks, and generation facilities, and provide power flow studies and recommendations related to the operation of the system. Work with outside utilities and the District's balancing authority to accurately build and supply an updated transmission system model with approved forecasted peak loads. Perform system import limit studies in compliance with NERC/WECC criteria; develop special protection systems to support import limits. Develop the District's Transmission and Distribution 5 - Year Plan and updates to the Plan; assist with determining if new capital projects are needed to meet loading requirements for the District's distribution system electrical system elements. Perform a variety of studies on the District's transmission, substation, generation, and distribution systems; design and specify equipment and settings. Review NERC standards; prepare responses to Compliance Questionnaires and Reliability Standard Audit Worksheets as per NERC standards. Perform duties and responsibilities of Subject Matter Expert (SME) for assigned area(s). Plan, design and oversee the construction of District generation facilities and/or upgrades to existing facilities. Provide engineering support to other departments and divisions, as necessary. Perform and support a variety of interconnection studies with outside utilities; evaluate the effect of new projects on the District's system. Prepare complex engineering studies and reports; prepare a variety of technical reports, documents, and correspondence; prepare technical specifications; oversee and participate in the preparation and revision of design and construction standards. Perform the most difficult work related to the management of electrical engineering projects related to the District's generation, transmission, distribution and substation facilities. Represent the District in meetings with regulatory agencies, Joint Power Agencies, and the public regarding District projects. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other District employees 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: Assistant Electrical Engineer Experience: One year of professional electrical engineering experience related to the operation of District electric systems is desirable. Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Electrical Engineering or a related field. License and Certificate: Possession of a valid California driver's license. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of electrical engineering as it relates to the operation of the District's electric systems. Mathematics used in the engineering field. Materials, equipment, and tools used in the construction industry. Modern developments, current literature and sources of information regarding the electrical engineering profession. Modern office equipment including the use of applicable computer applications. Principles and practices of effective customer service. Ability to: Perform professional electrical engineering computations and learn to check, design, and prepare engineering plans, studies, profiles, and maps. 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 policy and procedures. Learn and apply District standards and regulations and electrical engineering policies and procedures. Learn and apply applicable laws and regulations related to the District's electric system. Learn to prepare accurate cost estimates. Learn to analyze and prepare technical reports. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Associate Electrical Engineer Experience: Three years of responsible experience similar to Assistant Engineer (Electrical) with the District. Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Electrical Engineering or a related field. License and Certificate: Possession of a valid California driver's license. Possession of a valid Engineer-In-Training Certificate. Registration as a Professional Electrical Engineer highly desirable. Knowledge of: Methods, materials, and techniques used in the design, construction, maintenance and operation of the District's electric systems. Budgeting techniques and project management. Pertinent local, State, Federal rules, regulations and laws related to the District's electric system. Construction contracting practices including estimating, bidding, scheduling and organizing of construction activities. Ability to: Perform the full range of professional electrical engineering duties as related to the District's electric operations.. Interpret and apply District standards and regulations and engineering policies and procedures as well as applicable laws and regulations related to the District's electric systems. Prepare accurate estimates of costs, schedules, personnel and materials related to engineering project responsibilities. Prepare concise and understandable written reports, studies, and other written materials, including Requests for Qualifications and Proposals. Senior Electrical Engineer Experience: Three years of responsible journey experience similar to Associate Electrical Engineer with the District. Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Electrical Engineering or a related field. License and Certificate: Possession of a valid California driver's license. Registration as a Professional Electrical Engineer. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of technical, functional and/or direct supervision and training. Principles and practices of electrical engineering as it relates to the operation of the District's electric system. Budgeting techniques. Pertinent local, State, Federal rules, regulations and laws. Advanced project management methodologies. Modern developments, current literature and sources of information regarding the electrical engineering profession. 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: Provide technical, functional and/or direct supervision over assigned staff; effectively train staff. Perform the most complex electrical engineering duties including the management of complex projects. Understand and interpret local, State, Federal rules, regulations and laws. Participate in evaluating the activities of staff, recommending improvements and modifications. Provide and coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Supplemental Information: Qualified applicants must submit a completed District application and responses to the attached supplemental questionnaire. In addition, a resume describing experience and qualifications for the position is recommended. Apply immediately. Position will be open until filled. 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) reference checks 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 AND OFFICIAL EDUCATION TRANSCRIPTS, 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 1231 11th Street, Modesto, CA, USA
May 04, 2018
Full Time
Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Strategy & Planning Plan and design enterprise security architecture. Create enterprise security documents (policies, standards, baselines, guidelines and procedures). Plan and design Disaster Recovery Plans. Acquisition & Deployment Maintain up-to-date detailed knowledge of the IT security industry including new or revised security solutions, improved security processes, attacks and threat vectors. Maintain up-to-date detailed knowledge of regulatory IT security issues and how they impact the District as related to IT systems and infrastructure. Recommend additional security solutions or enhancements to existing security solutions to improve overall enterprise security. Perform the deployment, integration and initial configuration of new security solutions and of enhancements to existing security solutions in accordance with industry standards and best practices. Develop, implement and maintain District security standards, operating bulletins and other documentation to meet regulatory requirements provided by Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC) or any other regulatory agency as required to maintain or exceed compliance. Operational Management Maintain operational configurations of all in-place security solutions as per the established baselines. Monitor all in-place security solutions for efficient and appropriate operations. Review logs and reports of all in-place devices, whether they be under direct control (i.e., security tools) or not (i.e., workstations, servers, network devices, etc.). Interpret the implications of that activity and devise plans for appropriate resolution. Participate in investigations into problematic activity. Participate in the design and execution of vulnerability assessments, penetration tests and security audits. Provide on-call support when needed for IT operational issues. Training Develop District wide security training programs that address District policies, procedures and governmental regulations Other Related Duties May assist with budget preparation; May select, train and lead assigned staff; May be responsible for hardware asset management; May coordinate district-wide network security activities; May be responsible for the development and documentation of relevant disaster recovery plan; Other duties as assigned.
Modesto Irrigation District Modesto, CA, USA
Jun 11, 2018
Full Time
The Modesto Irrigation District is currently recruiting to fill one full-time regular vacancy to supervise the District Help Desk and be responsible for the installation, maintenance and enhancement of the district-wide desktop operating systems, desktop system software, desktop office automation software, and enterprise server backup systems. A ny Qualified Individual May Apply. This is an exempt position and is part of the Modesto Irrigation District Employees Association (MIDEA). The list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill other Network/Desktop Specialist vacancies within the District that may occur through June 8, 2019. Examples of Duties: Essential duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Installs, maintains, tests, enhances, and provides performance tuning for desktop operating systems and desktop software; Provides advanced monitoring, performance tuning and resource utilization; Provides advanced diagnosis and problem resolution; Serves as liaison to software/hardware vendors; Serves as a high-level technical resource to support staff; Leads technical and professional employees in support of desktop and mobile software/hardware; Responsible for design and integrity of applicable network security; Provides technical assistance to supervisor and/or other Information Technology staff to evaluate hardware/software, prepare/review bid specifications and participate in ad hoc projects; Reviews and writes technical specifications for software/hardware; Available to provide 24 hour/7 day a week on-call support; Maintains a high-level understanding of current and emerging relevant technologies; Maintains and administers District Malware Protection Systems; Maintains and administers District copiers and printers. Other Related Duties May assist with budget preparation; May select, train and supervise assigned staff; May be responsible for hardware asset management; May coordinate district-wide desktop activities; May be responsible for the development and documentation of relevant disaster recovery plan; 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 : Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a bachelor's degree in computer technology or related field. Experience : Three (3) years experience in a service desk environment. Knowledge of: All facets of complex desktop system environments such as Windows, Active Directory, and VDI; knowledge of software and systems in use at the District including but not limited to: Windows7, Windows10, Redhat Linux, print services, PC's, network hardware and desktop application software. Ability to: Maintain a high degree of expertise to research, analyze, evaluate, recommend network and microcomputer application; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with various levels in the District as well as the public. Special Requirement: Must have a valid California Class C driver license. Supplemental Information: Qualified applicants must submit a completed District application and responses to the attached supplemental questionnaire. In addition, a resume describing experience and qualifications for the position is recommended. Apply immediately. Position will be open until filled. 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) reference checks 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 Modesto, CA, USA
May 17, 2018
Full Time
The Modesto Irrigation District is currently recruiting to fill one full-time regular position to perform a variety of technical surveying duties including field work, data collection, research, drafting, and mapping; to perform varied calculations for the District's electrical and/or irrigation system; and to perform field inspections. 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. This class is distinguished from the Engineering Technician III in that the latter is responsible for performing the more complex projects and provides technical and/or functional supervision. 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. Any qualified individual may apply. This is a non-exempt position and is part of the Administrative, Technical and Clerical Bargaining Unit. The list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill other Engineering Technician I/II vacancies that may occur within the District through April 23, 2019. Examples of Duties: Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Prepare, maintain and revise detailed drawings, maps, blueprints, files, records, tags, schematics, graphs and summaries per instructions, through the use of computers, CADD programs and other associated equipment; Conduct periodic and final inspection of construction projects performed by outside developers and contractors. Calculate estimates of relocation costs and coordinate construction projects with outside contractors and District construction crews; and monitor contracts with outside contractors and prepare billings as needed. Prepare surveying reports, studies, and job packages. Determine, review, and administer requirements for service to specific plans, annexations, residential tracts and commercial and industrial developments. Assist with surveying field work including, but not limited to, staking for irrigation, electrical construction, and right-of-way. Make surveying calculations. Make field inspections ensuring District rules, regulations, and standards are adhered to. 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. Guard surveying equipment at remote sites. Perform surveys in remote and/or wet locations. Perform traffic control and/or monitor for safety while working within roadways. 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: Standard surveying principles, practices and terminology. Basic methods and techniques of engineering, drafting, surveying, and estimating. Algebra, trigonometry, and geometry as applied to technical surveying work. Use and application of computer aided design software (AutoCAD Civ3d, GIS). Surveying equipment such as Total Stations, Levels, GPS, and data collection equipment. 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: Perform field work for topographic surveys, horizontal and vertical control, construction staking, easements and boundaries. Assist in drafting record of surveys, topographic surveys, corner records and exhibit maps. Perform survey and property boundary research. 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. Ability to prepare accurate, clean sketches, field notes and reports. Operate survey equipment such as Topcon Total Station, survey levels and GPS equipment. Review field survey data for completeness and accuracy. Plot property lines and easements from legal descriptions and maps. Make precise surveying measurements. Work outdoors under a variety of geographic and climatic conditions and around various outdoor hazards. Prepare, maintain, and revise detailed drawings and maps manually and with CADD. Perform difficult mathematical calculations such as longitude/latitude and State Plane coordinates. Perform elementary surveying calculations with speed and accuracy Use and care for engineering and surveying equipment. Maintain records related to work activities; prepare reports. 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 surveying work that involved, survey field work, calculations, research and mapping is desirable. Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Two years of college with substantial course work in engineering to include drafting, CADD, and mathematics at the trigonometry level. License and Certificate: Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license. LSIT Certification is desirable. In addition to the qualifications for the Engineering Technician I: Knowledge of: Methods and techniques of engineering, surveying, drafting, and estimating. Survey techniques and practices. District functions, policies and procedures. District electric and/or irrigation service rules. Pertinent local, State, and Federal codes, regulations and laws, and District standards. Ability to: Independently perform technical engineering duties in estimating, planning, surveying, and designing electrical and/or irrigation facilities. Prepare legal descriptions and plats for the acquisition of rights-of-ways, easements, and disposal of District owned property. Prepare cut/fill sheets to provide contractors, crews and inspectors with a variety of survey data including grades, stationing, point numbers, benchmarks, offsets and descriptions. Download and process digital data from Trimble GPS receivers, data collector, and Topcon Total Stations. 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 drafting, CADD, and mathematics at the trigonometry level. License and Certificate: Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license. LSIT Certification is desirable. 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, May 11, 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) written exam; (2) oral interview; and (3) 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 AND OFFICIAL EDUCATION TRANSCRIPTS, 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, CA, USA
May 17, 2018
Full Time
The Modesto Irrigation District is currently recruiting to fill one full-time regular vacancy to plan, organize, direct and coordinate the activities of the Electrical Engineering Department within the Transmission and Distribution Division including the development and management of transmission and distribution projects; to coordinate Electrical Engineering activities with other divisions and departments; and to provide highly complex staff assistance to the Assistant General Manager, Transmission and Distribution. Supervision Received andExercised Receives administrative direction from the Assistant General Manager, Transmission and Distribution. Exercises direct supervision over assigned supervisory, professional and technical personnel. A ny Qualified Individual May Apply. This is an exempt position and is part of the Modesto Irrigation District Employees Association (MIDEA). The list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill other Electrical Engineering Manager vacancies within the District that may occur through March 12, 2019. Examples of Duties: Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Develop and implement departmental goals, objectives, policies and procedures. Plan, organize and direct Electrical Engineering activities including the design, modification, construction and project management of electrical engineering projects related to the District's transmission and distribution system. Direct, oversee and participate in the development of the Electrical Engineering work plan; assign work activities, projects and programs; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures. Prepare the Electrical Engineering budget; assist in budget implementation; participate in the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; administer the approved budget. Recommend the appointment of personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; implement discipline procedures as required; maintain discipline and high standards necessary for the efficient and professional operation of the Department. Provide detailed and high level engineering oversight for projects related to the design and construction of transmission and distribution systems. Evaluate and optimize current designs and develop standards for engineering design. Review and approve the preparation of drawings, maps, reports, specifications, cost estimates and material evaluations to support the, operation of the District's electrical system. Represent the department and division to outside agencies and organizations; participate in outside community and professional groups and committees; provide technical assistance as necessary. Research and prepare technical and administrative reports; prepare written correspondence. 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: Knowledge of: Principles and practices of electrical engineering. Principles and practices of leadership, motivation, team building and conflict resolution. Pertinent local, State and Federal rules, regulations and laws. Principles and practices of project management. Methods, practices, equipment and materials used in the design and construction of transmission and distribution systems. Principles and practices of organizational analysis and management. Budgeting procedures and techniques. Principles and practices of supervision, training and personnel management. Modern office equipment including the use of applicable computer applications. Principles and practices of safety management. Principles and practices of effective customer service. Ability to: Organize and direct the Electrical Engineering operations. On a continuous basis, analyze budget and technical reports; interpret and evaluate staff reports; know laws, regulations and codes; observe performance and evaluate staff; problem solve department related issues; remember various rules and procedures; and explain and interpret policy. Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals. Gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion. Analyze complex electrical engineering issues. Interpret and apply local, State, Federal and District and department policies, procedures, rules and regulations. Supervise, train and evaluate personnel. Operate and use modern office equipment including a computer and applicable computer. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Experience and Training 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: Experience: Seven years of increasingly responsible experience in the project management of electrical engineering projects; including two years of supervisory responsibility. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Electrical Engineering or a related field. License and Certificate: Possession of a valid California class C driver's license at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Possession of a valid certificate as a registered Professional Electrical Engineer in the State of California. Supplemental Information: Qualified applicants must submit a completed District application and responses to the attached supplemental questionnaire. In addition, a resume describing experience and qualifications for the position is recommended. Apply immediately. Position will be open until filled. 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) reference checks 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 Modesto, CA, USA
May 17, 2018
Full Time
The Modesto Irrigation District is currently recruiting to fill one full-time regular vacancy to perform two core functions for the District. The first is the day-to-day operations of the in-place security solutions while the second is the identification, investigation and resolution of security breaches detected by those systems. Secondary tasks may include involvement in the implementation of new security solutions, participation in the creation and or maintenance of policies, standards, baselines, guidelines and procedures as well as conducting vulnerability audits and assessments. The Information Security Analyst is expected to be fully aware of the enterprise's security goals as established by its stated policies, procedures and guidelines and to actively work towards upholding those goals. A ny Qualified Individual May Apply. This is an exempt position and is part of the Modesto Irrigation District Employees Association (MIDEA). The list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill other Information Security Analyst vacancies within the District that may occur through May 2, 2019. Examples of Duties: Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Strategy & Planning Plan and design enterprise security architecture. Create enterprise security documents (policies, standards, baselines, guidelines and procedures). Plan and design Disaster Recovery Plans. Acquisition & Deployment Maintain up-to-date detailed knowledge of the IT security industry including new or revised security solutions, improved security processes, attacks and threat vectors. Maintain up-to-date detailed knowledge of regulatory IT security issues and how they impact the District as related to IT systems and infrastructure. Recommend additional security solutions or enhancements to existing security solutions to improve overall enterprise security. Perform the deployment, integration and initial configuration of new security solutions and of enhancements to existing security solutions in accordance with industry standards and best practices. Develop, implement and maintain District security standards, operating bulletins and other documentation to meet regulatory requirements provided by Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC) or any other regulatory agency as required to maintain or exceed compliance. Operational Management Maintain operational configurations of all in-place security solutions as per the established baselines. Monitor all in-place security solutions for efficient and appropriate operations. Review logs and reports of all in-place devices, whether they be under direct control (i.e., security tools) or not (i.e., workstations, servers, network devices, etc.). Interpret the implications of that activity and devise plans for appropriate resolution. Participate in investigations into problematic activity. Participate in the design and execution of vulnerability assessments, penetration tests and security audits. Provide on-call support when needed for IT operational issues. Training Develop District wide security training programs that address District policies, procedures and governmental regulations Other Related Duties May assist with budget preparation; May select, train and lead assigned staff; May be responsible for hardware asset management; May coordinate district-wide network security activities; May be responsible for the development and documentation of relevant disaster recovery plan; 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: Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or directly related field. One or more of the following certifications is preferred: CompTIA Security+; GIAC Information Security Fundamentals; Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator: Security; Associate of (ISC) 2; Certified Ethical Hacker; CISCO Certified. Experience: Six (6) years progressively responsible experience in information technology comparable to the level of the position, which includes two (2) years in design, development and delivery of information security. Knowledge of: All facets of complex network system environments such as Unix, Novell NetWare, Linux, CISCO and/or WindowsNT Server; Strong understanding of IP, TCP/IP, and other network administration protocols; software and systems in use at the District including but not limited to: WindowsNT, WindowsXP, Vista, UNIX, Linux, Novell file, print services, PC's and desktop application software. Ability to: Maintain a high degree of expertise to research, analyze, evaluate, recommend security, network and microcomputer applications; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with various levels within the District as well as the public; develop and maintain effective working relationships with various levels within the District; safeguard and maintain confidential information. Special Requirements: Must have a valid California Class C driver license. Supplemental Information: Qualified applicants must submit a completed District application and responses to the attached supplemental questionnaire. In addition, a resume describing experience and qualifications for the position is recommended. Apply immediately. Position will be open until filled. 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) reference checks 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 Modesto, CA, USA
May 17, 2018
Full Time
The Modesto Irrigation District is recruiting to fill one full-time regular vacancy in the Substation Department, Transmission and Distribution Division to plan, organize, direct and supervise substation construction and maintenance activities within the Transmission and Distribution Division; and to perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. Supervision Received and Exercised Receives general direction from the Assistant General Manager, Transmission and Distribution. Exercises direct supervision over assigned technical and administrative support personnel. A ny Qualified Individual May Apply. This is an exempt position and is part of the Professional and Supervisory Bargaining Unit. The list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill other Substation Supervisor vacancies within the District that may occur through March 21, 2019. Examples of Duties: Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Recommend and assist in the implementation of goals and objectives; establish schedules and methods for the construction and maintenance of electric substations; implement policies and procedures. Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of staff involved in technical duties associated with construction, troubleshooting, maintenance, testing and repair of electric substations. Evaluate operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommend improvements and modifications; prepare various reports on operations and activities. Participate in budget preparation and administration; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; submit justifications for equipment, materials, supplies, and services; monitor and control expenditures. Participate in the recruitment and selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline procedures and conduct performance evaluations. Participate in the review and comment of engineering drawings and schematics related to the construction of electric substations. Maintain records associated with electrical work and infrastructure including electrical drawings, regulatory and procedural requirements, electrical planning and safety assessments. Coordinate, review and monitor the work of contractors involved in the maintenance, testing, modification and construction of substations. Ensure compliance with regulatory and environmental requirements and District policies and procedures. Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints. 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: Experience: Five years of increasingly responsible experience in the construction and maintenance of electrical substations; including one year providing technical and functional supervision over assigned personnel. Education: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Associate's Degree in engineering, electrical theory, or a related field is preferred. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of electrical theory as applied to the construction and maintenance of electrical substations. Methods, equipment, tools and materials used in the construction, troubleshooting, maintenance, testing, and repair of substations. Substation maintenance and testing procedures. Principles and practices of supervision, training and performance evaluations. Principles and practices of project management. Mathematics associated with electric utility functions. Principles and practices of budget monitoring. Principles and practices of safety management. Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, ordinances and rules. Modern office equipment including use of applicable computer applications. Principles and practices of effective customer service. Ability to: Organize, implement and direct substation construction, testing and maintenance operations/activities. 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. Interpret and explain pertinent local, State, Federal and District and department policies and procedures. Effectively review and evaluate schematics and specifications. Apply sound project management principles and practices. Assist in the development and monitoring of an assigned program budget. Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations. Operate and use modern office equipment including a computer and applicable software. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff. License and Certificate: Possession of a valid California class C driver's license at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Possession of a Class A driver's license is desirable. Residency: Residence within a 35-mile radius of the District's Service Center (929 Woodland Ave., 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 and responses to the attached supplemental questionnaire. In addition, a resume describing experience and qualifications for the position is recommended. Apply immediately. Position will be open until filled. 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) reference checks 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 Modesto, CA, USA
Jun 02, 2018
Full Time
The Modesto Irrigation District is currently recruiting to fill one full-time regular vacancy to administer District-wide environmental compliance programs to ensure District compliance with federal, state and county regulations. A ny Qualified Individual May Apply. This is an exempt position and is part of the Administrative, Technical, and Clerical Bargaining Unit. The list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill other Environmental Compliance Officer vacancies within the District that may occur through June 1, 2019. Examples of Duties: Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Administer, facilitate and monitor implementation of District environmental health and hazardous materials and waste programs Research federal, state and county regulations and make presentations to management regarding hazardous material/waste compliance Plan, direct, track, supervise and coordinate the storage, transportation and disposal of the Districts' generated waste Review and recommend facility contracts for transportation, waste disposal and recycling; schedule, plan and conduct environmental inspections of District facilities Coordinate hazardous waste acceptance, sampling, labeling, accumulation, transportation and disposal Maintain safety data sheets Compile records and complete reports for regulatory agencies Coordinate, conduct, and track required employee environmental training Obtain and maintain a working knowledge of District safety procedures Respond to emergency situations involving hazardous materials or related emergencies at District facilities 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 business administration, engineering, environmental science, industrial hygiene, hazardous materials or related field. Experience: Two (2) years increasingly responsible experience in the administration of hazardous materials/wastes programs. Experience with an electric or irrigation utility preferred. Knowledge and Abilities : Knowledge of related federal, state and county regulations that pertain to hazardous materials/wastes; fundamentals in methods and techniques of research, statistical analysis and report presentation Ability to prepare clear, complete and concise written reports and records; Title 22, California Code of Regulations; ability to effectively administer hazardous materials/wastes programs; ability to communicate effectively; ability to solve complex problems; follow oral/written instructions; maintain confidentiality; work cooperatively with co-workers and outside agency staff. Special Requirement : Must have a valid California Class C driver license. Supplemental Information: Qualified applicants must submit a completed District application and responses to the attached supplemental questionnaire. In addition, a resume describing experience and qualifications for the position is recommended. Apply immediately. Position will be open until filled. 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) reference checks 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.