Modesto Irrigation District

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7 job(s) at Modesto Irrigation District

Modesto Irrigation District Modesto, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description Modesto Irrigation District is seeking applicants for immediate hire for the position of Electrical Engineering Manager. The Electrical Engineering Manager is responsible for planning, directing and coordinating the activities of the Electrical Engineering Department within the Transmission and Distribution Division. The Electrical Engineering Manager will develop and manage transmission and distribution projects; coordinate Electrical Engineering activities with other divisions and departments, and provide complex staff assistance to the Assistant General Manager, Transmission and Distribution. The Electrical Engineering Manager reports directly to the Assistant General Manager, Transmission & Distribution, and supervises professional and technical personnel. MID’s Transmission & Distribution Division consists of approximately 132 employees in five (5) distinct supervisor/manager groups: Electrical Engineering Managers, Substation Supervisor, Metering Supervisor, Trouble Supervisor, and Line Construction Manager. Any Qualified Individual May Apply. This is an exempt position and is allocated to the Modesto Irrigation District Employees Association. The list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill other Electrical Engineering Manager vacancies that may occur within the District through April 29, 2022. Examples of Duties The Electrical Engineering Manager, depending on assignment, will have the following essential functions: 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. The Electrical Engineering Manager is an integral member of the utility’s Transmission & Distribution Division and will play a critical role in shaping and developing MID’s future organization, service reliability, and financial strength. Typical Qualifications REQUIREMENTS 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: A minimum of 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 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 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS Knowledge of electrical engineering, design and operating practices related to electrical transmission and distribution, electrical substations, and related auxiliary equipment. Knowledge of the principles and practices of sound personnel/project management, supervision, training, and performance evaluation and the ability to select and evaluate staff. Knowledge of the principle and practices for organizational analysis and management. Knowledge of pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations. Knowledge of administration principles and methods including goal setting, accountability, budget preparation, oversight and implementation. Engineering and technical personnel; review and prepare specifications, estimates and lists of materials; establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees, and the public. Ability to interpret and explain transmission and distribution engineering policies and procedures or rules and regulations. Ability to administer construction contracts. Ability to observe and evaluate staff performance. The ideal candidate will possess the skills to foster a teamwork environment. The Electrical Engineering Manager must have the ability to organize and prioritize tasks, analyze problems and develop effective solutions. He/she will analyze, comprehend, and apply administrative, departmental policies, procedures, and regulations. He/she must have the ability to communicate effectively, both oral and written. Supplemental Information To be considered for this exciting and rewarding career opportunity, please submit your application, résumé, and cover letter by Monday, April 11, 2022 using this link: Apply Here! For more information, please contact: Maricarmen Peoples, CPS HR CONSULTING, 916-471-3365, mpeoples@cpshr.us Application materials will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined in this brochure. Candidates deemed to possess the most relevant qualifications will be invited to participate in an interview with the consultant and then the most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process which will include an interview panel. Modesto Irrigation District is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE For a complete list of MID Benefits, please refer to the following: http://www.mid.org/careers/benefits.htm Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Modesto Irrigation District Modesto, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description The Modesto Irrigation District (MID) seeks an Assistant General Manager of Water Operations. Reporting directly to the General Manager, this executive-level full-time regular position is responsible to plan, organize, direct and review the activities and operations of the Water Operations Division including civil engineering, water use, planning and conservation, irrigation services, construction management, and domestic water operations; to coordinate assigned activities with other divisions and outside agencies; and to provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the General Manager. This position will lead a division consisting of approximately 85 employees largely represented by the IBEW Local Union 1245. MID, located in California’s Central Valley, provides electric and irrigation and treats surface water for drinking. MID is an independent, publicly owned utility. We provide benefits that include community ownership, control by a locally elected Board of Directors, and business operation on a not-for-profit basis. MID is committed to providing reliable service at the lowest cost possible. More information may be found here . The Assistant General Manager of Water Operations will oversee the activities related to both irrigation and domestic water treatment operations. Below are some fast facts regarding MID's irrigation and water facilities: Irrigation Facts Acres in irrigation service area: 101,700 Irrigated acres: 57,955 acres Irrigation accounts: 3,104 (active) Water delivered: 173,750 acre-feet (20-year average) Water charge: Fixed charge - $44 per acre; Tier 1 (up to 24") - $2/acre-foot (AF); Tier 2 (24" up to 36") - $5/AF; Tier 3 (36" up to 42") - $11.25/AF; Tier 4 (42" and up) - $40/AF Miles of canal: 208 miles (includes pipelines) Water sources: Tuolumne River & groundwater Water Facilities Don Pedro Reservoir Water storage Other benefits: Hydropower, flood control, recreation Completed: 1971 Maximum storage: 2,030,000 acre-feet Dam crest: 830 ft. La Grange Dam Divert water for MID and Turlock Irrigation District Completed: 1893 Modesto Reservoir Regulate canal flows, store water Completed: 1911 Maximum storage: 28,000 acre-feet Modesto Regional Water Treatment Plant Drinking water Water sold to the City of Modesto Completed: 1994 Water source: Tuolumne River Capacity: 60 million gallons per day Supervision Received and Exercised: Receives policy direction from the General Manager. Exercises direct supervision over assigned management, supervisory, professional, technical and administrative support personnel. Additional Information: This is an exempt position and is represented by the Modesto Irrigation District Employees Association (MIDEA). The MID-MIDEA labor agreement may be found here . This position is designated as “at will” and serves at the pleasure of the District in accordance with Board Resolution 93-155. The total compensation and relocation package is competitive and will be dependent upon qualifications and experience. In addition to salary, MID offers an excellent benefits package that includes affordable health plan options and participation in the MID Retirement System. Further, there is a scheduled 3% cost of living increase effective December 5, 2021. Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Develop, plan and implement division goals and objectives; recommend and administer policies and procedures. Coordinate division activities with those of other divisions and outside agencies and organizations; provide staff assistance to the General Manager and Board of Directors; prepare and present staff reports and other necessary correspondence. Direct, oversee and participate in the development of the division's work plan; assign work activities, projects and programs; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures. Supervise and participate in the development and administration of the Water Operations Division budget; direct the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; monitor and approve expenditures; implement mid-year adjustments. Select, train, motivate and evaluate personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; implement discipline procedures; maintain discipline and high standards necessary for the efficient and professional operation of the division. Provide input and direction on issues related to the District's water rights. Represent the District in negotiations with outside utilities on matters of common interest; prepare and present District position in response to legislative and regulatory matters impacting the District. Ensure the District's water delivery rules and regulations are in compliance with local, State and Federal regulations. Provide guidance on operational studies related to the District's water transmission system, improvement districts, pumping and treatment plants, and private facilities. Provide direction for new water project development including planning, feasibility, design and construction. Represent the division to outside groups and organizations; participate in outside community and professional groups and committees; provide technical assistance as necessary. Research and prepare technical and administrative reports and studies; prepare written correspondence as necessary. 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: Experience : Ten years of increasingly responsible experience in water operations including domestic water system operation and maintenance and irrigation water delivery systems, including three years of administrative and management responsibility. Education : Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil or agricultural engineering, biology or a related field. Knowledge of : Principles and practices of water distribution, production, treatment, storage and transmission. Principles and practices of irrigation water delivery. Principles and practices of leadership, motivation, team building and conflict resolution. Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, rules and regulations. Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of programs. Principles and practices of organization, administration and personnel management. Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration. Surface and ground water hydrologic principles. Rights and laws affecting District facilities and rights-of-way. Principles and practices of safety management. Modern office equipment including use of applicable computer applications. Principles and practices of effective customer service. Ability to : Plan, direct and control the administration and operations of the Water Operations Division. On a continuous basis, analyze budget and technical reports; interpret and evaluate staff reports and related documents; know and interpret laws, regulations, codes and procedures; observe performance and evaluate staff; problem solve division related issues; and explain and interpret policy. Prepare and administer division budgets. Develop and implement division policies and procedures. Supervise, train and evaluate assigned personnel. Gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion. Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals. Interpret and apply local, State, Federal, District and division policies, procedures, rules and regulations. Analyze complex technical data involving legal, institutional, engineering and economic considerations and take appropriate action. Analyze, interpret and apply complex water rights. Operate and use modern office equipment including a computer and applicable software. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. License and Certificate: Possession of a valid California class C driver's license at the time of appointment. Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer in the State of California is highly desirable. Supplemental Information To be considered for this exciting and rewarding career opportunity, please submit your application, résumé, and cover letter by Friday, May 6, 2022 using this link: Apply Here! For more information, please contact: Paula Adams CPS HR CONSULTING 916-471-3350 padams@cpshr.us Application materials will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined in this brochure. Candidates deemed to possess the most relevant qualifications will be invited to participate in an interview with the consultant and then the most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process which will include an interview panel. Modesto Irrigation District is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE For a complete list of MID Benefits, please refer to the following: http://www.mid.org/careers/benefits.htm Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Modesto Irrigation District Modesto, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description The Modesto Irrigation District is currently recruiting to fill one full-time position in the Resources Planning and Development Department, Electric Resources Division, to perform responsible and professional duties related to the administration of the District’s electric reliability compliance program; and to ensure that the District’s electric system is operated in a reliable and stable manner compliant with the national and regional reliability standards, e.g. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), Western Electricity Coordination Council (WECC), etc. Distinguishing Characteristics Electric Reliability Compliance Analyst I This is the entry level class in the Electric Reliability Compliance Analyst series. Positions in this class typically have little or no directly related work experience. The Electric Reliability Compliance Analyst 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 general supervision while learning job tasks, progressing to direction as procedures and processes of assigned area of responsibility are learned. Electric Reliability Compliance Analyst II This is the journey level class in the Electric Reliability Compliance Analyst 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. Any Qualified Individual May Apply. The Electric Reliability Compliance Analyst I/II is an exempt position and is allocated to the Administrative, Technical, and Clerical Bargaining Unit. The list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill other Electric Reliability Compliance Analyst I/II vacancies that may occur through March 4, 2023. Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Monitor, audit and review to ensure that all applicable District organizations comply with NERC and WECC standards. Create and administer a detailed, company-wide reliability compliance tracking system. Represent the District in various regional and national forums regarding electric reliability. Follow and participate in new standards and rule making proceedings at FERC, WECC, and NERC regarding electric reliability. Prepare and submit compliance filings. Coordinate audits to meet deadlines. Provide training to various District organizations. Prepare and review reliability-related technical documentation. Chair the Reliability Compliance Committee. Represent the District in dealings with NERC and WECC regarding compliance issues. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other District employees, outside agencies, and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform other related duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications Electric Reliability Compliance Analyst I Knowledge of: Electric utility operating and maintenance practices. Methods and techniques of research, statistical analysis, and report presentation. Principles of technical report preparation. 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 interpret and integrate complex data and information, including standards. 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. Prepare compliance submittals and reliability-related technical documentation. Understand problems from a broad, interactive perspective and discern applicable underlying principles to conceive of and develop strategic solutions. Follow oral and written instructions. Effectively present ideas and concepts in oral and written formats and use consultative and facilitation skills to gain consensus. Maintain confidentiality. Coordinate work with other District personnel, other agencies, and the public. Effectively use applicable information systems and applications in analysis, research, and reporting activities and projects. Occasionally travel outside of the area to attend various meetings and work outside of normal work hours to meet workload needs. Modern office equipment including the use of applicable computer applications. Principles and practices of effective customer service. 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: One year of progressively responsible and directly related analytical experience in an electric utility setting. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college with major course work in Business Administration, Engineering, or a related field. License and Certificate: Possession of a valid California Class C driver’s license. Special Requirement: Candidate will be required to become NERC certified as a transmission operator within 12 months of appointment and maintain certification thereafter. Electric Reliability Compliance Analyst II In addition to the qualifications for the Electric Reliability Compliance Analyst I: Knowledge of: Related federal and state regulations including NERC and WECC reliability standards and compliance process. District’s bulk electric system. Ability to: Independently interpret and integrate complex data and information, including standards. Work with the greatest degree of independence to determine methods to meet programmatic goals. Use appreciable ingenuity and innovation to conceive of new approaches and solutions to address complex problems and issues. Demonstrate persuasion and negotiation skills, to build consensus to achieve short- and long-term goals and objectives. Formulate appropriate courses of action which have broad and far reaching impact. Assign, oversee and evaluate the work of subordinate professional staff as assigned with accountability for results. 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: Three years of progressively responsible experience similar to Electric Compliance Analyst I with the District. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college with major course work in Business Administration, Engineering, or a related field. License and Certificate: Possession of a valid California Class C driver’s license. Special Requirement: Candidate will be required to become NERC certified as a transmission operator within 12 months of appointment and maintain certification thereafter. Supplemental Information APPLY IMMEDIATELY. The position is open until filled. Screening of applications will begin on or after March 18, 2022. 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) 735-2922 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 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. For a complete list of MID Benefits, please refer to the following: http://www.mid.org/careers/benefits.htm Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Modesto Irrigation District Modesto, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description The Modesto Irrigation District is currently recruiting to fill one full-time regular vacancy to perform a variety of technical engineering duties including drafting, surveying, and cost estimating; to perform varied calculations for the District's electrical; and to perform field inspections. Vacancies exist in the Design group and a brief description of duties performed is provided below: Design: Prepares work order packages for District construction crews; makes field inspections to ensure District rules, regulations, and standards are adhered to; communicates precisely using oral and written communication with outside agencies, contractors, developers, customers and District employees. 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 allocated to 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 March 16, 2023. 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 engineering reports and 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 electrical construction, and right-of-way. Prepare work authorizations. Make engineering calculations; draft and design District facilities. Close and audit work orders and WBO's. 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. 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, drafting, surveying, and estimating. Algebra, trigonometry, and geometry as applied to technical engineering work. Use and application of computer aided design software (AutoCAD, GIS). Applicable equipment and instruments used in drafting, surveying, design, and mapping. 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 engineering including estimating, planning, surveying and designing electrical and/or irrigation systems. 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. Prepare, maintain, and revise detailed drawings and maps manually and with CADD. Perform technical research and make recommendations regarding elementary engineering problems. Perform elementary engineering calculations with speed and accuracy. Use and care for engineering and surveying equipment. 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 work that involved the design, survey and inspection of utility facilities is desirable. Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Two years of college with substantial course work in engineering to include drafting, CADD, 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, surveying, drafting, and estimating. Survey techniques and practices. District functions, policies and procedures. State of California General Orders 95 and 128. 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. Perform technical research and make recommendations regarding routine engineering problems. Perform complex engineering calculations with speed and accuracy. Prepare complete plans and estimates of projects. 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, 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. APPLY IMMEDIATELY. The position is open until filled. Screening of applications will begin on or after, Wednesday, March 30, 2022. 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 testing in order to continue in the selection process. 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. 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. INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE For a complete list of MID Benefits, please refer to the following: http://www.mid.org/careers/benefits.htm Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Modesto Irrigation District Modesto, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description The Modesto Irrigation District is currently recruiting to fill one full-time regular vacancy to perform a variety of technical and resource services in the installation, operation, repair, maintenance, and diagnosis of computers and peripherals; to provide technical user support assistance; and to perform other related duties and assigned. Distinguishing Characteristics Computer Support Technician I: This is the entry level class in the Computer Support Technician series. Positions in this class typically have little or no directly related work experience. The Computer Support 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. Computer Support Technician II: This is the journey level class in the Computer Support 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 Computer Support Technician I: Receives immediate supervision from the Network/Desktop Specialist. Computer Support Technician II : Receives general supervision from the Network/Desktop Specialist. Any qualified individual may apply. This is a non-exempt position and is allocated to the Administrative, Technical and Clerical Bargaining Unit. The list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill other Computer Support Technician I/II vacancies that may occur within the District through April 12, 2023. Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Install, configure and maintain a variety of complex, multi-vendor hardware and software in networked and stand alone environments. Troubleshoot computer related problems involving communications, operating systems, printing, memory management, and other applications; conduct diagnostic testing on computers as needed. Provide notification for repair of radio, telephone, security, and communication equipment to Operations Technical staff; for repair of network equipment to Systems technical staff; and for reported applications problems to Applications programming staff. Provide technical information to other departmental staff, other sites and end-users; provide training and support in the proper use of computer hardware and software applications; respond to questions or problems in person or on the telephone; drive to various sites to assist users and conduct work as needed. Prepare and maintain records and reports related to assigned activities. Adhere to strict Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) policies for the maintaining of systems with a secured environment. Operate assigned computers’ hardware and software systems, and various printers, hard drives, cables and connectors, and other tools as assigned. Maintain current knowledge of technological advances. Monitor all open problems and issues to be certain they are resolved in a satisfactory and timely manner. 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 Computer Support Technician I Knowledge of: Principles and practices of information technology. Personal computers, including hardware and software and related peripheral equipment. Configuration and installation for hardware and peripherals. Software and systems, including but not limited to Windows operations systems, PC’s and network hardware, and desktop application software. Basic mathematical principles. English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Principles and practices of safety management. Principles and practices of effective customer service. Ability to: Perform personal computer hardware and software customer support duties. 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. Diagnose and repair hardware and software problems. Train and instruct users in Microsoft Operating Systems and Office Suites, e-mail and internet use and use and operation of a variety of peripheral equipment. Interpret problems for computer hardware and software; apply technical knowledge to practical solutions. Refer when appropriate to other Information Technology departments for resolution. Plan, organize and prioritize assigned tasks and functions efficiently under time and pressure deadlines. Provide efficient and timely support to customers. Adapt to changes in technology environments. 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: One year of technical experience in the support of hardware and end users. Training: High school diploma or equivalent. License and Certificate: Possession of a valid California Class C driver’s license. Must pass a background check in order to be cleared to work within a secured environment. Computer Support Technician II In addition to the qualifications for the Computer Support Technician I: Knowledge of: Principles and techniques of a variety of desktop operating and data communications systems. Principles and techniques of installing, troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining desktop hardware and software and related equipment. Project management methodologies. Ability to: Independently perform personal computer hardware and software customer support duties. Independently perform system installations, problem correction, and repair of equipment. Explain and apply District policies regarding use of computer and communications systems. Effectively troubleshoot, diagnose, and resolve hardware and software issues. 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: Three years of progressively responsible experience similar to Computer Support Technician I with the District. Training: High school diploma or equivalent. License and Certificate: Possession of a valid California Class C driver’s license. Must pass a background check in order to be cleared to work within a secured environment. Supplemental Information Qualified applicants must submit a completed District application. APPLY IMMEDIATELY. Screening of applications will begin on or after, Monday, April 25, 2022. 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 For a complete list of MID Benefits, please refer to the following: http://www.mid.org/careers/benefits.htm Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Modesto Irrigation District Modesto, California, United States
May 05, 2022
Full Time
Description The Modesto Irrigation District is currently recruiting to fill one full-time regular vacancy in the Electric Engineering Department, Transmission & Distribution Division, to plan, organize, direct and supervise technical engineering duties associated with the development and maintenance of maps and records and the design of transmission and distribution systems within the Electrical Engineering Department; and to perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. Any Qualified Individual May Apply. This is an exempt position and is allocated to the Professional and Supervisory Bargaining Unit. The list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill other Engineering Technician Supervisor vacancies that may occur within the District through May 4, 2023. Supervision Received and Exercised: Receives general direction from the Electrical Engineering Manager. Exercises direct supervision over assigned technical personnel. Examples of Duties This vacancy will be assigned to supervise the Design area within the Electrical Engineering Department. and will be responsible for overhead and underground designs to meet new customer loads, line reconductor projects, maintenance projects and service upgrades. 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 performance of technical activities associated with electrical engineering projects; implement policies and procedures. Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of staff involved in the development and maintenance on District maps and records and the design of electrical engineering projects. 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. Review and approve engineering designs prepared by staff for the installation of transmission and distribution systems. Ensure records and maps are correct and updated as facilities are modified. Examine plans and specifications submitted by outside agencies or the public; review plans for consistency with District standards and effects on existing electric utility facilities; assist outside agencies and the public with questions pertaining to District standards, policies and procedures. Receive, log, distribute and review as-built packages for completed projects. Coordinate with other departments and divisions on GIS record and map maintenance. Prepare, review and check design drawings, work authorizations, estimates, reports and calculations prepared by others to determine conformance to District standards, specifications, rules, regulations and policies. Make field inspections as required. 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 Knowledge of: Principles and practices of technical engineering, including methods for the design of electrical transmission and distribution systems and the development and maintenance of maps and records. Equipment, tools and materials used in the performance of technical engineering field and office activities. Basic electric engineering theory and mathematics. Principles and practices of supervision, training and performance evaluations. 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 technical engineering 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 District and department policies and procedures. 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. 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: Five years of increasingly responsible experience performing technical field and office duties associated with an electric utility; including one year providing technical and functional supervision over assigned personnel. Training: Equivalent to an Associate's Degree with course work engineering, drafting, mathematics, or a related field. License and Certificate Possession of a valid California class C driver's license at the time of appointment. Supplemental Information Qualified applicants must submit a completed District application. APPLY IMMEDIATELY. The position is open until filled. Screening of applications will begin on or after Wednesday, May 18, 2022. 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 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 For a complete list of MID Benefits, please refer to the following: http://www.mid.org/careers/benefits.htm Closing Date/Time: Continuous