Orange County Sanitation District

  • 10844 Ellis Ave, Fountain Valley, CA 92708, United States

The Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD) is a public agency that is dedicated to maintaining world-class leadership in wastewater and water resource management.  OCSD operates and maintains the third largest wastewater treatment facilities east of the Mississippi River. 

MISSION STATEMENT

To protect public health and the environment by providing effective wastewater collection, treatment, and recycling.

VISION STATEMENT

The Vision Statement supports the Mission Statement by expressing a broad philosophy of what the Orange County Sanitation District strives to achieve now and in the future in the delivery of services to our customers, vendors, other agencies, the general public and each other.

ORANGE COUNTY SANITATION DISTRICT WILL BE A LEADER IN:

  • Providing reliable, responsive and affordable services in line with customer needs and expectations.
  • Protecting public health and the environment utilizing all practical and effective means for wastewater, energy, and solids resource recovery.
  • Continually seeking efficiencies to ensure that the public’s money is wisely spent.
  • Communicating our mission and strategies with those we serve and all other stakeholders.
  • Partnering with others to benefit our customers, this region, and our industry.

CORE VALUES

Creating the best possible workforce in terms of safety, productivity, customer service, Our Core Values support the Mission and Vision Statements by expressing the values, beliefs, and philosophy that guides our daily actions. They help form the framework of our organization and reinforce our professional work ethic.

Honesty, Trust and Respect

We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our customers, and our community.

Teamwork and Problem Solving

We strive to reach OCSD goals through cooperative efforts and collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and we acknowledge team and individual efforts. 

Leadership and Commitment

We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and using them wisely and safely to achieve our objectives and goals. We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our organization, and our community.

Learning/Teaching - Talents, Skills and Abilities

We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills, and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and development will we continue to progress as an agency and as individuals.

Recognition/Rewards

We seek to recognize, acknowledge and reward contributions to OCSD by our many talented employees.

11 job(s) at Orange County Sanitation District

Orange County Sanitation District, CA Orange, California
Jul 17, 2018
Full Time
Description What do you value in your next job? Watch our Video to Learn More About OCSD Employment. At the Orange County Sanitation District our Core Values form the framework of our organization and reinforce our professional work ethic. If the following values ring true with you, we'd love to invite you to explore our career opportunities further. Honesty, Trust, & Respect We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our customers, and our community. Teamwork & Problem Solving We strive to reach OCSD goals through cooperative efforts and collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and we acknowledge team and individual efforts. Leadership & Commitment We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and using them wisely and safely to achieve our objectives and goals. We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our organization, and our community. Learning/Teaching - Talents, Skills and Abilities We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills, and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and development will we continue to progress as an agency and as individuals. Recognition/Rewards We seek to recognize, acknowledge and reward contributions to OCSD by our many talented employees. OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of a Senior Mechanic (Plant Process). The successful candidate will primarily perform maintenance, repair, service, and troubleshooting on the following equipment and machinery in the OCSD wastewater treatment plant: Air & Gas Compressors Augers Bar Screens Belt Filter Presses Blowers Boilers Conveyor Belts Pumps Scrubbers Stationary Engines The successful candidate will be able to work independently in the absence of supervisors; communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted during work. For additional information about this position, review the class specification on our website: www.ocsd.com (About Us, Class & Compensation, Alphabetical list of class specifications, Mechanic-Senior Mechanic). For additional information about OCSD visit our website: www.ocsd.com . Qualifications & Requirements REQUIRED: High school diploma or equivalent Specialized training in the areas of mechanical equipment maintenance and repair Three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience applying preventative and corrective mechanical maintenance skills on related wastewater plant equipment as well as analyzing mechanical systems and processes at a level comparable to a Mechanic with OCSD (see website: www.ocsd.com . About Us, Class & Compensation, Alphabetical list of class specifications, Mechanic-Senior Mechanic) A valid California class C driver's license DESIRED: A Grade II Mechanical Technology Certificate from the California Water Environment Association (CWEA) Recruitment & Selection Process Vacancies:3 Apply online at: https://www.ocsd.com/about-us/jobs APPLICATIONFILINGDEADLINE:Open Until Filled Supplemental Information Physical Demands Must possess mobility to work in the field; strength, stamina and mobility to perform medium to heavy physical work, to work in confined spaces, around machines and to climb and descend ladders, and operate varied hand and power tools and construction equipment; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone or radio. The job involves fieldwork requiring frequent walking in operational areas to identify problems or hazards. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate above-mentioned tools and equipment. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach and climb to perform work and inspect work sites. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing a minimum of 40 pounds, or heavier weights with the use of proper equipment. Environmental Elements Employees work in the field and are exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, road hazards, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives, and contractors in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. Disaster Service Workers All Orange County Sanitation District employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the Orange County Sanitation District requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. Other Information For the full range of duties, responsibilities, and essential job functions please review the Classification Specification for this position found on our website. Applicants must clearly demonstrate, through their application materials, that they meet the minimum requirements as outlined in the job announcement and class specification to receive further consideration. However, meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of OCSD's pre-employment process, which includes a background investigation and a physical examination. For some positions this may include a drug screen. False statements may be cause for disqualification, removal from the eligible list, or discharge from employment. All statements made on applications are subject to investigation and verification. OCSD only accepts applications submitted via our online application system. Resumes submitted via mail, fax or email will not be accepted. The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. Closing Date/Time:
Orange County Sanitation District, CA Orange, California
Jul 17, 2018
Full Time
Description What do you value in your next job? Watch our Video to Learn More About OCSD Employment. At the Orange County Sanitation District our Core Values form the framework of our organization and reinforce our professional work ethic. If the following values ring true with you, we'd love to invite you to explore our career opportunities further. Honesty, Trust, & Respect We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our customers, and our community. Teamwork & Problem Solving We strive to reach OCSD goals through cooperative efforts and collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and we acknowledge team and individual efforts. Leadership & Commitment We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and using them wisely and safely to achieve our objectives and goals. We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our organization, and our community. Learning/Teaching - Talents, Skills and Abilities We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills, and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and development will we continue to progress as an agency and as individuals. Recognition/Rewards We seek to recognize, acknowledge and reward contributions to OCSD by our many talented employees. OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of Senior Mechanic- Equipment Rebuild. Under general supervision, the Senior Mechanic- Equipment Rebuild performs technical duties and responsibilities in the repair and troubleshooting of equipment and machinery in wastewater treatment plants, pump stations, and related facilities; specifically, primary, secondary, dewatering, or odor control treatment such as: Gear boxes Blowers Augers Air and gas compressors Stationary engines Pumps Conveyor belts The successful candidate will possess knowledge of predictive and preventive maintenance, and the ability to perform complex corrective maintenance on assigned equipment and machinery and the ability to operate and maintain a variety of hand tools, pneumatic and electric power tools, and shop equipment including: Hydraulic presses Drill presses Band saws Bench grinders and polishers Sanders Bead blasters Hot tanks Pressure washing equipment Overhead cranes Jib cranes Chop saws Precision measuring tools such as calipers and micrometers The successful candidate will perform complex corrective mechanical maintenance by inspecting and cleaning equipment, troubleshooting cause of malfunctions using visual inspection, precision measuring, and testing instruments; complete and log daily work and electronic service sheets; complete work orders for malfunctions identified during routine maintenance inspections; and assist with ordering replacement parts to perform repairs as necessary. The successful candidate will be able to work independently in the absence of supervisors; communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted during work. For additional information about this position, review the class specification on our website: www.ocsd.com (About Us, Class & Compensation, Alphabetical list of class specifications, Mechanic-Senior Mechanic). For additional information about OCSD visit our website: www.ocsd.com . Qualifications & Requirements REQUIRED: High school diploma or equivalent Specialized training in the areas of mechanical equipment maintenance and repair Three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience applying preventative and corrective mechanical maintenance skills on related wastewater plant equipment as well as analyzing mechanical systems and processes at a level comparable to a Mechanic with the District (see website: www.ocsd.com . About Us, Class & Compensation, Alphabetical list of class specifications, Mechanic-Senior Mechanic) A valid California class C driver's license DESIRED: Familiarity with machine shop practices. Recruitment & Selection Process Vacancies:1 Apply online at: https://www.ocsd.com/about-us/jobs APPLICATIONFILINGDEADLINE:Open Until Filled. Supplemental Information Physical Demands Must possess mobility to work in the field; strength, stamina and mobility to perform medium to heavy physical work, to work in confined spaces, around machines and to climb and descend ladders, and operate varied hand and power tools and construction equipment; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone or radio. The job involves fieldwork requiring frequent walking in operational areas to identify problems or hazards. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate above-mentioned tools and equipment. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach and climb to perform work and inspect work sites. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing a minimum of 40 pounds, or heavier weights with the use of proper equipment. Environmental Elements Employees work in the field and are exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, road hazards, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives, and contractors in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. Disaster Service Workers All Orange County Sanitation District employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the Orange County Sanitation District requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. Other Information For the full range of duties, responsibilities, and essential job functions please review the Classification Specification for this position found on our website. Applicants must clearly demonstrate, through their application materials, that they meet the minimum requirements as outlined in the job announcement and class specification to receive further consideration. However, meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of OCSD's pre-employment process, which includes a background investigation and a physical examination. For some positions this may include a drug screen. False statements may be cause for disqualification, removal from the eligible list, or discharge from employment. All statements made on applications are subject to investigation and verification. OCSD only accepts applications submitted via our online application system. Resumes submitted via mail, fax or email will not be accepted. The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. Closing Date/Time:
Orange County Sanitation District Fountain Valley, CA, USA
Jul 14, 2018
Full Time
OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of an Instrumentation Technician I.  Under supervision, the Instrumentation Technician I performs a variety of assignments in the installation, maintenance, and calibration, of process control instrumentation and related equipment; implements additions or modifications of control systems; troubleshoots and repairs electrical, electronic, microprocessor-based, pneumatic, and mechanical process control components; identifies, isolates, and diagnoses failures using various types of test equipment; interprets schematic and loop drawings and coordinates repairs with other divisions as necessary. Others duties include maintaining and updating all applicable documents, including software and application programs, instrumentation loop drawings, piping and instrument drawings (P&ID's) and electrical ladder schematics; and troubleshooting process control computer equipment.
Orange County Sanitation District 10844 Ellis Ave, Fountain Valley, California 92708, USA
Jul 14, 2018
Full Time
OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of a IT Analyst II (Service Desk Analyst) Under general direction, provide advanced professional support in analyzing problems, identifying, creating, and implementing solutions on a wide variety of systems and programs for end users.  Receive, manage, and document all IT service requests and incidents submitted to the IT Service Desk and provide support for our customers.  Develop, plan, and coordinate any activity or deployments that could affect the Service Desk. Based on best practices, define and document processes and procedures for the Service Desk.  Create and maintain a knowledge base documents for end uses and Service Desk staff.  Manage the image and patch deployment.  Review service requests tickets and re-prioritize tickets as necessary.  Manage incident tickets and provide status updates.  Perform root cause analysis on problems and incidents.  Serve as a project manager on assigned projects.  Provide technical support, expertise, training to end users, and perform related work as required.
Orange County Sanitation District, CA Fountain Valley, CA, USA
Jul 14, 2018
Full Time
What do you value in your next job? At the Orange County Sanitation District our Core Values form the framework of our organization and reinforce our professional work ethic. If the following values ring true with you, we'd love to invite you to explore our career opportunities further. Honesty, Trust, & Respect We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our customers, and our community. Teamwork & Problem Solving We strive to reach OCSD goals through cooperative efforts and collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and we acknowledge team and individual efforts. Leadership & Commitment We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and using them wisely and safely to achieve our objectives and goals. We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our organization, and our community. Learning/Teaching - Talents, Skills and Abilities We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills, and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and development will we continue to progress as an agency and as individuals. Recognition/Rewards We seek to recognize, acknowledge and reward contributions to OCSD by our many talented employees.
Orange County Sanitation District Plant 1 - 10844 Ellis Ave, Fountain Valley, CA 92708, California
Jul 14, 2018
Full Time
OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of an Office Assistant .      Under general supervision, the Office Assistant will serve primarily as the receptionist, central telephone switchboard operator and initial point of contact for visitors at the Orange County Sanitation District.   The position will perform a variety of routine clerical responsibilities in support of the District; including: receive office and telephone callers including answering a multi-line switchboard telephone system; refer callers to appropriate District staff for further assistance as needed; respond to complaints and requests for information; maintain calendar of activities, arrange and coordinate meetings, and various events for assigned staff; assist other District staff, the general public, and outside groups and agencies by providing information related to specific programs; maintain safe and clean reception area and assist in monitoring visitor access, issuing visitor badges and maintaining security awareness. Responsibilities also include establishing and maintaining filing systems; type a variety of documents and correspondence; prepare and maintain a variety of manual and automated records; operating a variety of office equipment including a computer, scanner, fax machine and copiers; and other related duties as assigned. Recruitment & Selection Process: Vacancies: 1 (Board Services Division) APPLICATION FILING DEADLINE:  Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by 5:00 P.M. (or until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received)   Hiring Salary Range:  $48,651.20 - $53,601.60   / Annually *starting salary will be within this range based on qualifications   Effective July 6, 2018, Salary will increase 2.5% ($49,857.60 - $54,932.80)   Work Schedule:  9/80 with alternate Mondays off
Orange County Sanitation District, CA Orange, California
Jul 06, 2018
Full Time
Description **THE PURPOSE OF THIS RECRUITMENT IS TO ESTABLISH AN ELIGIBILITY LIST FOR THE MAINTENANCE WORKER POSITION.** **THE ELIGIBILITY LIST WILL BE USED TO FILL CURRENT & FUTURE VACANCIES.** OCSDis seeking qualified candidates to filla current position andcreate an eligibility list for the Maintenance Worker position . Depending on qualifications and experience, candidateswho are not selected for Maintenance Worker in the interview process may bereferredto an interview process for a higher level position ( Mechanic or Senior Mechanic ). Referred candidates must be successful in the interview process for theapplicable position to be placed on the higher level eligibility list. What do you value in your next job? Watch our Video to Learn About Employment with OCSD. At the Orange County Sanitation District our Core Values form the framework of our organization and reinforce our professional work ethic. If the following values ring true with you, we'd love to invite you to explore our career opportunities further. Honesty, Trust, & Respect We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our customers, and our community. Teamwork & Problem Solving We strive to reach OCSD goals through cooperative efforts and collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and we acknowledge team and individual efforts. Leadership & Commitment We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and using them wisely and safely to achieve our objectives and goals. We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our organization, and our community. Learning/Teaching - Talents, Skills and Abilities We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills, and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and development will we continue to progress as an agency and as individuals. Job Description Under supervision, performs a variety of routine maintenance duties and maintains a variety of tools and equipment; and performs preventive and corrective maintenance duties on plant equipment. This classification is an entry level position for the mechanic series. Specifically, this individual will be trained in all safety procedures with respect to plant equipment, tools, and the lock out - tag out process. This person will operate in a safe and efficient manner to accomplish assigned tasks which may include routine service and repair duties on mechanical equipment, and machinery at both wastewater treatment plants, and performing confined space entries. Qualifications & Requirements The successful candidate must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.One year of maintenance, construction, or repair experience is desirable. Possession of a valid California class C driver's license is also required by time of appointment. Knowledge of basic preventative and corrective maintenance techniques and basic computer usage is desirable. Experience in the wastewater industry is desired. A Grade I CWEA Mechanical Maintenance certificate is highly desired. Recruitment & Selection Process Vacancies:1 OCSDis seeking qualified candidates to fill a current vacancy and create an eligibility list for the Maintenance Worker position. Depending on qualifications and experience,candidateswho are not selected for Maintenance Worker in the interview process may bereferredto an interview process for a higher level position ( Mechanic or Senior Mechanic ).Referred candidates must be successful in aninterview process for theapplicable position to be placed on the higher level eligibility list. Hiring Salary Range (starting salary will be within this range based on qualifications): Maintenance Worker $30.24 - $33.33/Hour Mechanic $30.97 - $34.14/Hour Senior Mechanic $35.92 - $39.61/Hour APPLICATIONFILINGDEADLINE:Thursday,July 19, 2018at 5:00 P.M. (or until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received) Supplemental Information Physical Demands Must possess mobility to work in the field and in and around a wide variety of District facilities; strength, stamina, and mobility to perform medium to heavy physical work, to work in confined spaces and around machines, to climb and descend ladders, to operate varied hand and power tools and construction equipment, and to operate a motor vehicle and visit various District sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone or radio. The job involves fieldwork requiring frequent walking in operational areas to identify problems or hazards. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate above-mentioned tools and equipment. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, and climb to perform work and inspect work sites. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing a minimum of 40 pounds, or heavier weights with the use of proper equipment. Environmental Elements Employees work in the field and are exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, road hazards, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives and contractors in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. Disaster Service Workers All Orange County Sanitation District employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the Orange County Sanitation District requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. OTHER information For the full range of duties, responsibilities, and essential job functions please review the Classification Specification for this position found on our website. Applicants must clearly demonstrate, through their application materials, that they meet the minimum requirements as outlined in the job announcement and class specification to receive further consideration. However, meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of OCSD's pre-employment process, which includes a background investigation and a physical examination. For some positions this may include a drug screen. False statements may be cause for disqualification, removal from the eligible list, or discharge from employment. All statements made on applications are subject to investigation and verification. OCSD only accepts applications submitted via our online application system. Resumes submitted via mail, fax or email will not be accepted. The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. Closing Date/Time: 7/19/2018 5:00 PM Pacific
Orange County Sanitation District, CA Orange, California
Jul 03, 2018
Full Time
Description Note:This recruitment is being conducted to establish an eligibility list for future vacancies. What do you value in your next job? At the Orange County Sanitation District our Core Values form the framework of our organization and reinforce our professional work ethic. If the following values ring true with you, we'd love to invite you to explore our career opportunities further. Honesty, Trust, & Respect We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our customers, and our community. Teamwork & Problem Solving We strive to reach OCSD goals through cooperative efforts and collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and we acknowledge team and individual efforts. Leadership & Commitment We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and using them wisely and safely to achieve our objectives and goals. We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our organization, and our community. Learning/Teaching - Talents, Skills and Abilities We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills, and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and development will we continue to progress as an agency and as individuals. Recognition/Rewards We seek to recognize, acknowledge and reward contributions to OCSD by our many talented employees. OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of Lead Mechanic. Under direction, the Lead Mechanic leads, oversees and participates in work on District automotive equipment including cars, trucks, electric carts, bicycles and portable equipment; performs the most difficult and complex preventive mechanical maintenance by inspecting equipment and adjusting or replacing oil, filters, gear boxes, drive belts, brakes, air systems, exhaust systems, pressure systems and cab equipment; performs the most difficult and complex corrective mechanical maintenance by troubleshooting cause of malfunction using visual inspection and precision measuring and testing instruments; troubleshoots electrical systems; replaces or repairs broken parts such as engines, computer diagnostic systems, brakes and front-end suspensions; oversees and participates in overhauling, repairing, and adjusting engines, transmissions, and carburetors; tune-up engines as necessary; schedules and participates in smog and opacity tests on gasoline and diesel engines; reads electrical diagrams to determine location and layout of equipment; performs service calls on job sites to perform minor repairs; and coordinates crane and tour bus scheduling. Qualifications & Requirements The successful candidate will possess a high school diploma or equivalent, supplemented by specialized training in the areas of mechanical equipment maintenance and repair; AND four (4) years of increasingly responsible experience applying preventive and corrective mechanical maintenance skills on field equipment and/or automotive equipment with at least two (2) years performing duties at a level comparable to a Senior Mechanic with the District. Possession of a valid California Class B driver's license is required. Possession of a California Class A driver's license is desired. Work experience in work order scheduling through a fleet management software system is desired. Possession of, or the ability to obtain, smog, Haz-mat, doubles, triples, tanker, and air brakes certification(s) is desirable. Possession of ASE Certification is desirable. Recruitment & Selection Process Vacancies: 1 Apply online at: www.ocsd.com/jobs APPLICATION FILING DEADLINE: Monday, July 23, 2018, 5:00 P.M. (or until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received) Hiring Salary Range: $39.63 - $43.70/hour (starting salary will be within this range based upon qualifications) Supplemental Information Physical Demands Must possess mobility to work in the field; strength, stamina and mobility to perform medium to heavy physical work, to work in confined spaces, around machines and to climb and descend ladders, and operate varied hand and power tools and construction equipment; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone or radio.The job involves fieldwork requiring frequent walking in operational areas to identify problems or hazards.Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate above-mentioned tools and equipment.Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach and climb to perform work and inspect work sites.Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing a minimum of 40 pounds, or heavier weights with the use of proper equipment. Environmental Elements Employees work in the field and are exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, road hazards, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes.Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives, and contractors in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. Disaster Service Workers All Orange County Sanitation District employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the Orange County Sanitation District requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. Other Information For the full range of duties, responsibilities, and essential job functions please review the Classification Specification for this position found on our website. Applicants must clearly demonstrate, through their application materials, that they meet the minimum requirements as outlined in the job announcement and class specification to receive further consideration. However, meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of OCSD's pre- employment process, which includes a background investigation and a physical examination. For some positions, this may include a drug screen. False statements may be cause for disqualification, removal from the eligible list, or discharge from employment. All statements made on applications are subject to investigation and verification. OCSD only accepts applications submitted via our online application system. Resumes submitted via mail, fax or email will not be accepted. The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. Closing Date/Time: 7/23/2018 5:00 PM Pacific
Orange County Sanitation District, CA Orange, California
Jul 03, 2018
Full Time
Description What do you value in your next job? At the Orange County Sanitation District our Core Values form the framework of our organization and reinforce our professional work ethic. If the following values ring true with you, we'd love to invite you to explore our career opportunities further. Honesty, Trust, & Respect We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our customers, and our community. Teamwork & Problem Solving We strive to reach OCSD goals through cooperative efforts and collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and we acknowledge team and individual efforts. Leadership & Commitment We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and using them wisely and safely to achieve our objectives and goals. We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our organization, and our community. Learning/Teaching - Talents, Skills and Abilities We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills, and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and development will we continue to progress as an agency and as individuals. Recognition/Rewards We seek to recognize, acknowledge and reward contributions to OCSD by our many talented employees. OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of a Principal Information Technology Analyst . Under general direction, the Principal IT Analyst provides the highest level of support for data management, application development, and network infrastructure design, configuration, and troubleshooting for supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems (process, electrical and cogeneration) that may include the following essential job functions: Performs the most difficult and most highly complex assignments, projects, and analyses requiring highly advanced and specialized knowledge of the concepts, practices, procedures, and policies of the assigned functions; serves as the subject matter expert in all aspects related to assigned area of responsibility and provides leadership to less experienced staff; conducts comprehensive and complex system design, analysis, evaluation, development, programming, testing, implementation, documentation and maintenance of SCADA system applications, databases, custom applications, and networks consisting of Cisco network equipment and fiber optic system; develops, directs, and ensures operational availability, performance, and security of the SCADA systems; develops, maintains, modifies, and customizes report development for monthly summary of operations reports; develops applications and scripts using C#.NET and Visual Basic .NET; understands and writes SQL commands; executes multi-phased SCADA system application, data management and networking projects consisting of planning, design, development, configuration, testing, simulation, commissioning, start-up and integration; and provides technical leadership and management of assigned projects. When assigned to projects, provides leadership and guidance to others. As a project leader, may direct, assign, train, monitor and review the work activities of team members; determines work priorities; oversees quality and quantity of work performed and ensures adherence to established procedures by instructing employees accordingly; is a reference to employees by possessing specialized skills; and develops and implements work improvements. Attends and participates in professional group meetings and stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the fields of information technology and industrial control systems. Additional database, data and SCADA software job functions: Plans, develops, and analyzes additions, changes, and enhancements to computer system software; researches, evaluates, installs, and implements new versions and releases for integration into existing systems; determines impact on existing District systems and applications; troubleshoots, analyzes, and resolves hardware and software related problems; coordinates and documents testing procedures; installs and maintains new and upgraded software for database management systems; establishes procedures for database operation, control, and recovery; ensures database availability to system users; and performs database management duties; and develop smart objects in human machine interface graphics (HMI) software. Additional networking job functions: evaluates system reliability, systems security, network protocols, network hardware, and software to determine their applicability to District operational needs; investigates, analyzes, and resolves complex process network related problems; recommends and implements changes and improvements to existing systems and procedures, and performs technical writing duties in the development and production of complex system documentation, instructional and procedural manuals, and development of operational philosophies and control strategies; and other related duties. This person also will be responsible for supporting the District's Cisco network equipment, the fiber optic system, Planet IRM software, remote I/O networks, and Ethernet remote I/O networks, and will monitor and respond to network events. Qualifications & Requirements This positionrequires an education level equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in computer science, information systems, engineering, or a related field; and eight (8) years of increasingly responsible experience in information systems or network programming and analysis. The successful candidate will have experience inprocess control software development, industrial control systems analysis and programmingwith SCADAsystems for wastewater and collection systems. Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be qualifying. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver's License by time of appointment is required. Candidates shall be highly skilled in the following areas: Cisco networking design and administration, fiber optic networking design, and Visual Studio .NET application development. Shall have familiarity with SQL database administration and programming. Additionally, any experience with control systems programming, engineering and design, incorporating Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and/or Distributed Control Systems (DCS) is highly desired. The successful candidate will have experience and knowledge in databases (Microsoft SQL/Oracle/MS Access/dBase), data management, and network design; knowledge of advanced principles, techniques, and practices of database design, programming languages, and wide area network design is desirable, as is knowledge of advanced methods and techniques of installing, configuring, and maintaining network devices including switches and routers. Database administrator experience is a plus. Knowledge of Microsoft Visual Studio, Cisco networking equipment, Cisco IOS command line interface, OSI and TCP/IP models, TCP and UDP protocols, three-tier campus architecture, mesh network topology, selection of cable type based on implementation requirements, performing and documenting fault isolation, IPv4 addressing and subnetting, Ethernet switching concepts including MAC layering and aging, frame switching, frame flooding, and MAC address table, troubleshooting interface and cable issues, virtual LANs, trunking, spanning tree protocol, EtherChannel, routing concepts, dynamic routing protocols including, OSPF, EIGRP, and RIPv2, inter-VLAN routing, GRE tunnels, MPLS, power over Ethernet, Quality of Service, DNS, DHCP, NTP and precision time protocol (PTP), access control lists, port security, and communication protocols including IEC 61850 GOOSE, IEC 61850 MMS, DNP3, Modbus Plus, and Modbus TCP is highly desired. In addition, Cisco CCNA certification or relevant coursework recognized in the information technology industry are highly desirable. Schneider Electric Networking Certified Professional (NCP) certification is a plus. Experience and training designing, installing, testing, documenting, and maintaining communications cabling is highly desirable. Sumitomo Electric Lightwave FutureFLEX training and certification is a plus. Planet IRM training and certification is a plus. Microsoft Server Administration training is highly desirable. Experience developing, integrating, and implementing process control software, programmable logic controller (PLC)/distributed control system (DCS) programming (function block and/or ladder logic) and HMI graphics for water/wastewater, petrochemical and industrial projects is a plus. Experience with process control systems design, piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs), design submittal plan reviews, construction submittal reviews, development of start-up testing plans and commissioning of SCADA systems is also desirable. OCSD is embarking on the replacement of its current Supervisory Controls and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system. The successful candidate may be expected to assist with the implementation of the new control system, learn how to install, configure, test, and administer the new system, including the new system's database, network, controls system programming language and hardware devices. Responsibilities may also include, re-engineering, as needed, OCSD's current Cisco networking topology, infrastructure and equipment, integration with existing SQL, Access or other databases, modification or re-development of existing Visual Studio .NET applications, existing web applications using AJAX or other frameworks and any other current support systems to operate with the new platform. Recruitment & Selection Process Apply online at www.ocsd.com/jobs APPLICATIONFILINGDEADLINE: Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 5:00 P.M. (or until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received) Hir i ng Salary Range*: $119,519 - $131,736 Annually *starting salary will be within this range based on qualifications. Supplemental Information Physical Demands Must possess mobility to work partially in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer, and partially in the field to collect samples and/or inspect various sites, including traversing uneven terrain, climbing ladders, stairs, and other temporary or construction access points; to operate a motor vehicle and visit various District, offsite, and meeting sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen and make inspections; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. This is partially a sedentary office and partially a field operations classification; frequent standing in and walking between work areas is required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment and inspection and/or sampling equipment. Positions in this classification frequently bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 50 pounds. ENVIRONMENTAL ELEMENTS Employees work partially indoors and around laboratories and partially in the field and may be exposed to hot and cold temperatures, inclement weather conditions, loud noise levels, vibration, road hazards, boating hazards, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances, odors, and fumes. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives and contractors in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. Disaster Service Workers All Orange County Sanitation District employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the Orange County Sanitation District requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. OTHER information For the full range of duties, responsibilities, and essential job functions please review the Classification Specification for this position found on the Class & Compensation page of our website. Applicants must clearly demonstrate, through their application materials, that they meet the minimum requirements as outlined in the job announcement and class specification to receive further consideration. However, meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of OCSD's pre-employment process, which includes a background investigation and a physical examination. For some positions this may include a drug screen. False statements may be cause for disqualification, removal from the eligible list, or discharge from employment. All statements made on applications are subject to investigation and verification. OCSD only accepts applications submitted via our online application system. Resumes submitted via mail, fax or email will not be accepted. The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. Closing Date/Time: 7/24/2018 5:00 PM Pacific
Orange County Sanitation District, CA Fountain Valley, CA, USA
Jul 02, 2018
Full Time
OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of Lead Mechanic. Under direction, the Lead Mechanic leads, oversees and participates in work on District automotive equipment including cars, trucks, electric carts, bicycles and portable equipment; performs the most difficult and complex preventive mechanical maintenance by inspecting equipment and adjusting or replacing oil, filters, gear boxes, drive belts, brakes, air systems, exhaust systems, pressure systems and cab equipment; performs the most difficult and complex corrective mechanical maintenance by troubleshooting cause of malfunction using visual inspection and precision measuring and testing instruments; troubleshoots electrical systems; replaces or repairs broken parts such as engines, computer diagnostic systems, brakes and front-end suspensions; oversees and participates in overhauling, repairing, and adjusting engines, transmissions, and carburetors; tune-up engines as necessary; schedules and participates in smog and opacity tests on gasoline and diesel engines; reads electrical diagrams to determine location and layout of equipment; performs service calls on job sites to perform minor repairs; and coordinates crane and tour bus scheduling.
Orange County Sanitation District 19277 Ellis Avenue, Fountain Valley, CA, USA
Jun 04, 2018
Full Time
Under general direction, the Engineer - Instrumentation and Controls (I&C) performs the complex engineering duties involving wastewater treatment and collection systems that may include: Providing technical leadership and expertise in design, commissioning and construction projects; being in responsible charge of complex assignments, projects, technical analyses, and programs requiring the full spectrum of knowledge, concepts, practices, procedures, and policies of engineering; being fully competent in all tasks related to  assigned area  of responsibility;  developing  scopes of  work and   requests for proposals, reviewing proposals, and selecting consulting engineers; technically leading and reviewing the consultant's designs for compliance with the scope of work, Engineering Standards, codes, industry standards, design quality expectations, and stakeholder needs; evaluating the design of complex engineering drawings, systems, and processes and overseeing the design of engineering plans; preparing piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs), detailed drawings, network diagrams, control panel drawings, technical specifications, control strategies, and commissioning procedures; working closely with the process control integration (PCI) group to develop P&IDs, programmable logic controller input/output lists, control strategies and technical specifications for design projects; developing and reviewing commissioning procedures; coordinating designs with operations and maintenance; attending and participating in design workshops; developing recommendations to project problems and issues; reviewing construction submittals for compliance with the technical specifications; ensuring projects are constructed in compliance with contract documents; developing recommendations to project problems and issues during construction; reviewing calibration and test reports and verifying that the equipment is acceptable; providing startup and commissioning support services; providing technical training; and ensuring that established District standards, policies and procedures, and engineering best practices are consistently applied.   Responsibilities also include participating in the development of policies, procedures, and standards; providing technical leadership and guidance to others; inspecting and diagnosing problems and developing corrective action plans for operation and maintenance; attending and participating in professional group meetings to stay abreast of new trends and innovations; and researching emerging products and enhancements and their applicability to District needs.