Assistant Water Plant Operator I (Santa Clara Valley Water District)
$5,198.27 - $6,650.80 Monthly
Experience: No experience is required.
Related courses available at:West Valley CollegeGavilan CollegeCollege of San Mateo
Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by six (6) quarter units in chemistry and six (6) quarter units in math from an accredited college.CHEM030A
MATH10
WTRM102
WTRM110
WTRM106
ELECTRO231
ELECTRO232
Training (substitution): An Associate's degree in engineering or chemistry from an accredited college may substitute for the training and experience required at the time of application. Possession of a Grade T1 Water Treatment Operator certificate issued by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) may substitute for the training requirement at the time of application. For staff assigned to work at the Advanced Recycle Water Treatment Facility, a Grade 2 Wastewater Operator certificate issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board may substitute for the Grade T2 Water Treatment Operator certificate.T2WTRM106
WTRM107
Duties: To assist the state-designated shift operator in the monitoring and operation of a District water treatment plant.WTRM190
Knowledge of: Chemistry necessary to monitor and operate a water treatment plant as required by the State of California. Math necessary to use formulas to calculate rates, ratios, pressure, dosages, concentrations, volumes, and dilution factors as required by the State of California to operate a water treatment plant. Common desktop applications such as email, word processing, spreadsheets and database programs. Operational characteristics of common mechanical equipment such as pumps, valves, motors and meters.CHEM030A
MATH106
T2
WTRM104
WTRM102
WTRM110
WTRM106
WTRM107
WTRM112
Ability to: Operate a personal computer and common applications such as email, word processing, spreadsheet and database programs. Navigate and interpret SCADA screens and data. Multi-task with short deadlines. Comply with standards, rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Apply mechanical aptitude to monitor, operate and maintain water treatment plant machinery and equipment, including pumps, motors, feeders and valves. Collect samples and perform routine laboratory tests to measure water quality indicators such as turbidity, pH, Threshold Odor Number, and ozone, chlorine, phosphate and ammonia residuals. Read and interpret gauges, recording devices and related monitors. Recognize, identify, diagnose and respond to water quality and operating problems. Determine what information needs to be recorded. Interpret and transcribe data.T2
PHYS002A
ENGR10
MATH010
WTRM104
WTRM102
WTRM110
WTRM106
WTRM107
WTRM112
WTRM121
WTRM103
Licenses or Certificates required: Possession of a valid class C California drivers license. As a condition of employment individuals must acquire and maintain a Grade T2 Water Treatment Operator certificate issued by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) within eighteen (18) months of appointment. Or Grade 2 Wastewater (see above).T2WTRM106
WTRM107
Control Systems Technician I (Santa Clara Valley Water District)
$5,967.87 - $7,637.07
Experience: One year of experience in the maintenance, installation and repair of electronic sensory and control systems is desirable.
Related courses available at:West Valley CollegeGavilan CollegeCollege of San Mateo
Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by college level course work in electronics or a related field.ELECTRO441
ELECTRO405
Duties: Design improvements to, build, modify, install, maintain, troubleshoot, repair, calibrate, inspect and test a variety of electronic, electro-mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, analytical, telemetric, supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), analog and digital control devices and equipment found in water treatment and distribution operations. Analyze computer and telemetry error messages to identify hardware and software malfunctions; set computerized controllers to appropriate parameters. Develop, document and recommend installation and maintenance plans and procedures; prepare schematics, blueprints and layout drawings. Operate and maintain electronic test and calibration equipment including an oscilloscope, analog meter, digital multi-meter, frequency counter, signal counter, loop calibrator and pressure calibrator. Work closely with engineering, operations and contract personnel to solve problems and determine needs; estimate labor and materials required to complete assigned tasks. Perform confined space entry functions in the completion of assigned tasks; ensure adherence to established safety procedures and precautions. Maintain a variety of accurate and detailed records of work performed; prepare clear and concise reports as requested. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.ENGR10
D2
E004CAD
WTRM103
WTRM104
WTRM105
WTRM112
WTRM118
WTRM121
ELECTRO441
ELECTRO405
ELECTRO421
ELECTRO111
ELECTRO112
Knowledge of: Basic theories, practices, procedures and methods applied to the installation, maintenance, repair and modification of electronic, electro-mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic sensory and control systems. Basic methods and techniques of troubleshooting and diagnosing equipment failure. Principles of mathematics. Methods and techniques of calibrating electronic equipment. Principles and procedures of record keeping. Principles of business letter writing and basic report preparation. Occupational hazards and standard safety practices. Pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations.MATH106
D2
PHYS002A
WTRM103
WTRM105
WTRM112
WTRM118
WTRM121
ELECTRO231
ELECTRO232
ELECTRO441
ELECTRO405
ELECTRO421
ELECTRO111
ELECTRO112
Ability to: Learn to apply theories, practices, procedures and methods applied to the installation, maintenance, repair and modification of electronic, electro-mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic sensory and control systems.maintenance, repair and modification of electronic, electro-mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic sensory and control systems. Perform job functions in a customer oriented environment when assigned to work in teams. Learn operations, services and activities of a control systems maintenance and repair program. Learn to install, maintain, modify, repair and test a variety of electronic, electro-mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic and analog and digital systems. Learn to diagnose problems in sensory and control equipment and recommend corrective action. Learn to operate a variety of specialized electronic testing equipment in a safe and effective manner. Learn to safely perform confined space entry tasks. Modify and upgrade systems to meet operational needs. Interpret and work from electrical diagrams and specifications. Maintain accurate and clear records and prepare clear and concise reports. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.PHYS002A
ENGR10
WTRM103
WTRM115
WTRM112
WTRM118
WTRM121
ELECTRO441
ELECTRO405
ELECTRO421
ELECTRO111
ELECTRO112
Licenses or Certificates required: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California drivers license may be required with determinations made on a case-by-case basis at the time of job posting.
Engineering Tech I (Santa Clara Valley Water District)
$4,825.60 - $6,179.33 Monthly
Experience: No experience is required.
Related courses available at:West Valley CollegeGavilan CollegeCollege of San Mateo
Training: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by college level course work in engineering, geography, mathematics, or a related field.ENGR10
ENGR060
E004CAD
MATH106
MATH10
MATH000D
WTRM102
WTRM110
ELECTRO231
ELECTRO232
Duties: To perform a variety of technical duties in preparing, presenting, creating, amending, and updating engineering drafting and technical drawings, maps, visual aids, and presentation materials; to utilize a variety of technical engineering computer software and hardware applications including CADD (Computer Aided Drafting and Design) and GIS (Geographic Information System) programs; to compile and analyze data for presentations and reports; and to perform a variety of duties related to assigned areas of responsibility.E004CAD
PHYS002A
ENGR10
Knowledge of: Basic principles and practices of manual and computer-aided drafting and design. Operational characteristics of equipment and materials in assigned program area. Proper English usage, grammar, spelling, and punctuation. Algebra, geometry, and trigonometry associated with drafting and other technical tasks. Principles and practices of filing and record keeping. Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and ordinances.E004CAD
MATH106
MATH000D
WTRM102
WTRM110
ELECTRO231
ELECTRO232
Ability to: Utilize tools and materials in assigned program area. Perform mathematical calculations. Maintain and update various electronic and paper files. Understand and follow oral and written instructions. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.D2
T2
MATH106
MATH000D
ENGR10
WTRM106
WTRM107
WTRM102
WTRM110
WTRM115
WTRM105
ELECTRO231
ELECTRO232
Licenses or Certificates required: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California drivers license may be required with determination made on a case-by-case basis at the time of job posting.
Systems Control Operator I (Santa Clara Valley Water District)
$6,025.07 - $7,716.80 Monthly
Experience: One year of experience in local and remote monitoring, operations, and control of multiple water storage and distribution systems and facilities.
Related courses available at:West Valley CollegeGavilan CollegeCollege of San Mateo
Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by college level course work in engineering or a related field.ENGR10
ENGR060
Duties: To perform technical duties in support of the Districts water distribution program; to monitor and operate local and imported raw water transmission facilities, pumping plants and hydro-electric plants to control the flow of water during an assigned shift; to operate, control and perform minor maintenance at large water pumping or hydro-electric plants; and to perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility.D2WTRM121
Knowledge of: Basic operations, services, and activities of a water distribution program. Basic operational principles of power generation, transmission, and distribution equipment including pumps, valves, motors, and generators. Basic principles, practices, methods, and maintenance requirements involved in the operation of water transmission, distribution, and storage facilities and equipment. Basic operational principles and maintenance requirements of hydro-electric production and pumping facilities and equipment. Occupational hazards and standard safety practices. Principles of business letter writing and basic report preparation. Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.D2WTRM105
WTRM104
WTRM121
WTRM108
WTRM112
WTRM118
ELECTRO405
ELECTRO421
Ability to: Learn to perform the full range of journey level system control operations. Learn to perform confined space entry functions in the completion of assigned tasks. Maintain accurate and detailed records and prepare clear and concise reports. Work irregular work hours including weekends, evenings, and holidays. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.ENGR10WTRM118
WTRM115
Licenses or Certificates required: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California driver's license may be required with determinations made on a case-by-case basis at the time of job posting.
Water Measurement Tech I (Santa Clara Valley Water District)
$5,071.73 - $6,489.60 Monthly
Experience: One year of water meter reading experience is desirable.
Related courses available at:West Valley CollegeGavilan CollegeCollege of San Mateo
Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.
Duties: To perform technical duties in support of the Districts water measurement services program; to install, maintain and repair a variety of complex water meters and related equipment and facilities; to perform field investigations or gather data to validate water measurements; to perform water meter testing, calibration, measurement, field surveillance and sampling duties; and to perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility.PHYS002AWTRM121ELECTRO111
Knowledge of: Basic methods and techniques of water meter reading. Occupational hazards and standard safety practices. Principles and procedures of record keeping. Modern office procedures, methods and equipment including computers.PHYS002AWTRM118
Ability to: Learn operational characteristics of valves, pumps, meters and other mechanical devices. Learn to conduct a variety of field studies. Learn to operate a variety of water meter reading and testing equipment in a safe and effective manner. Understand and follow oral and written instructions. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.T2
PHYS002A
D2
ENGR10
WTRM101
WTRM104
WTRM105
WTRM106
WTRM112
WTRM115
Licenses or Certificates required: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California drivers license may be required with determinations made on a case-by-case basis at the time of job posting.
Water Resources Tech I (Santa Clara Valley Water District)
$6,025.07 - $7,716.80 Monthly
Experience: Two years of water distribution and operations or maintenance experience.
Related courses available at:West Valley CollegeGavilan CollegeCollege of San Mateo
Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by college level course work in engineering or a related field.ENGR10
E004CAD
Duties: To perform technical duties in the operation of complex recharge and water distribution systems; to ensure operational efficiency and compliance with established State and Federal regulations; and to perform a variety of technical work relative to assigned area of responsibility.D2WTRM105
Knowledge of: Operations, services and activities of a raw water distribution system. Operational characteristics of water distribution equipment. Operational principles of valves, pumps, meters and other mechanical devices. Office equipment including computers and supporting word processing or spreadsheet applications. Basic hydraulic, hydrologic, geologic, meteorologic and inspection principles.Mathematical principles including algebra and trigonometry. Pertinent federal, state and local codes, laws and regulations.D2
MATH106
MATH000D
WTRM105
WTRM104
WTRM110
WTRM108
WTRM112
ELECTRO231
ELECTRO232
Ability to: Operate water distribution facilities according to District needs. Learn to read and interpret maps, charts and graphs. Learn District confined space regulations and procedures. Learn to apply applicable laws, ordinances and rules to water distribution operations. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.MATH010
ENGR10
WTRM105
WTRM104
WTRM110
WTRM108
WTRM115
WTRM118
Licenses or Certificates required: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California drivers license may be required with determinations made on a case-by-case basis at the time of job posting.