Apprentice Stationary Engineer I (San Francisco Public Utilities Commission)
$26.40-$32.49 Hourly / $4,576.00-$5,631.00 Monthly / $54,912.00-$67,574.00 Yearly
Experience: No experience is required.
Related courses available at:West Valley CollegeGavilan CollegeCollege of San Mateo
Training: High School Graduation Diploma, Graduation Equivalent Degree (G.E.D.), or California High School Proficiency Certificate; and Applicant must be a current International Union of Operating Engineers, Stationary Engineers Local 39 Apprentice Eligible List; or Applicant must be a current indentured Stationary Engineer Apprentice with the Stationary Engineers Local 39‘_who has not completed more than 2080 hours of their combined work process and classroom study as a Apprentice Stationary Engineer.
Duties: Assists in the operation and maintenance of boilers, burners, combustion control devices, steam valves, traps and accessories, heating systems, ventilation and air-conditioning systems, radiators, refrigeration systems and equipment, elevators, water pumps and valves, water draining systems and alarm systems.

Assists in the repair and adjustment of switchboard controls, electric motors, generators, air compressors, ventilating fans, circuit breakers, elevators, laundry machines, pumping plant equipment, cable winding machinery and other equipment. Assists in inspection and use of fire prevention equipment and safety equipment to assure proper functioning. Assists with contacting and communicating and is required to deal with contractors, building tenants and/or the general public in order to be able to discharge assigned duties.Assists in reading and interpreting meters, gauges and charts.

Assists with the maintenance of keys, communications equipment, and security (in the absence of Security Personnel), in order to ensure the security of a plant and buildings and grounds, including public safety.

As part of an emergency response team, assists with recognizing, evaluating, and responding to potentially hazardous situations. Performs related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

MATH10
MATH106
ENGR10
D2
WTRM101
WTRM103
WTRM104
WTRM105
WTRM112
WTRM118
WTRM121
ELECTRO405
ELECTRO421
ELECTRO231
ELECTRO232
Knowledge, skills, and abilities: Ability to: learn the methods, tools and equipment used in the operation, maintenance and repair of a variety of mechanical and electrical pumping, heating, ventilating and related plant machinery and equipment; establish effective working relationships with journey level stationary engineers and other apprentices; understand spoken instructions and verbally communicate work-related questions and information; read, write, understand and maintain routine records and reports and other work-related information regarding plant activities; operate motor vehicles with both automatic and manual automobile transmissions.ENGR10
D2
WTRM103
WTRM104
WTRM112
WTRM121
ELECTRO405
ELECTRO421
Licenses or Certificates required: Possession of a valid driver's license authorizing operation of a motor vehicle in the state of California may be required.
Apprentice Stationary Engineer, Sewage Plant I (San Francisco Public Utilities Commission)
$29.11-$35.83 Hourly / $5,046.00-$6,210.00 Monthly / $60,554.00-$74,516.00 Yearly
Experience: No experience is required.
Related courses available at:West Valley CollegeGavilan CollegeCollege of San Mateo
Training: High School Graduation Diploma, Graduation Equivalent Degree (G.E.D.), or California High School Proficiency Certificate; and Applicant must be a current International Union of Operating Engineers, Stationary Engineers Local 39 Apprentice 7375 Eligible List; or Applicant must be a current indentured Stationary Engineer Apprentice with the_ Stationary Engineers Local 39_who has not completed more than 2080 hours of their combined work process and classroom study as a Apprentice Stationary Engineer.
Duties: Assists in visual inspection and/or manual tests of all plant machinery equipment in an assigned area or pumping station for proper operation. Assists in adjusting valves and controls as required to maintain proper flow and treatment of sewage. Assists in taking periodic readings of gauges and meters, in charting and recording results in plant operating logs. Assists in performing a variety of manual tasks requiring the handling of equipment exposed to raw sewage; collecting raw sewage samples on prescribed schedule at specific locations; may assist in making simple chemical analyses of samples collected. Assists in making major and minor repairs to all treatment plant and pumping stationary machinery including pumps, grit collectors, conveyors and washers, chlorinators, evaporators and storage tanks, sludge collectors, drive units, deodorizing equipment and a variety of metering and recording devices; assists in lubricating, greasing and cleaning machinery and equipment and maintaining work areas in a clean and orderly fashion; assists in servicing contacts on electric motor line starters, auxiliary relays and automatic switches. Assists in the operation and maintenance of pumping, heating, ventilating and auxiliary plant machinery and equipment; assists in repairs and adjustments to electric motors, boilers, pumps, compressors, alarm systems, switchboards, controls) elevators and other machinery.CHEM030A
MATH106
ENGR10
MATH10
WTRM103
WTRM104
WTRM107
WTRM112
WTRM118
WTRM121
ELECTRO441
ELECTRO231
ELECTRO232
Knowledge, skills, and abilities: Ability to: learn the methods, tools and equipment used in the operation, maintenance and repair of a variety of mechanical and electrical, pumping, heating, ventilating and related plant machinery and equipment; establish effective working relationships with journey level stationary engineers and other apprentices; understand spoken instructions and verbally communicate work-related questions and information; read, write, understand and maintain routine records and reports and other work-related information regarding plant activities; operate motor vehicles with both automatic and manual automobile transmissions.ENGR10WTRM107
WTRM103
WTRM104
WTRM112
WTRM121
WTRM115
ELECTRO441
ELECTRO405
ELECTRO421
Licenses or Certificates required: Possession of a valid driver's license authorizing operation of a motor vehicle in the state of California may be required.
Apprentice Stationary Engineer, Water Treatment Plant I (San Francisco Public Utilities Commission)
$29.11-$35.83 Hourly / $5,046.00-$6,210.00 Monthly / $60,554.00-$74,516.00 Yearly
Experience: No experience is required.
Related courses available at:West Valley CollegeGavilan CollegeCollege of San Mateo
Training: High School Graduation Diploma, Graduation Equivalent Degree (G.E.D.), or California High School Proficiency Certificate; and Applicant must be a current International Union of Operating Engineers, Stationary Engineers Local 39; 7339 Apprentice Eligible List; or Applicant must be a current indentured Stationary Engineer Apprentice with the_ Stationary Engineers Local 39_ who has not completed more than 2080 hours of their combined work process and classroom study as a Apprentice Stationary Engineer.
Duties: Assists in operating automatic and manually controlled purification and water treatment equipment including pumps, motors, chemical feeders and filters. Assists in performing _water analysis to maintain proper quality and chemical dosage in a filtration plant ; assists in performing control tests on water samples to determine chlorine residual, pH, alkalinity, turbidity, color, odor, saturation index and flocculation factors; maintain appropriate logs and reports. Assists in the operation and maintenance of switching and controlling equipment, motor driven pumps, generators, motor, air compressors, ventilating fans, circuit breakers, elevators, condensate and sump pumps, water heating and pumping equipment and other equipment. Assists with contacting and communicating and is required to deal with contractors, building tenants and/or the general public in order to be able to discharge assigned duties. Assists in operating automatic and manually controlled purification and water treatment equipment including pumps, motors, chemical feeders and filters. Assists in reading and interpreting meters, gauges and charts. Assists with the maintenance of keys, communications equipment, and security (in the absence of Security Personnel), in order to ensure the security of a plant and buildings and grounds, including public safety. As part of an emergency response team, assists with recognizing, evaluating, and responding to potentially hazardous situation.CHEM030A
T2
MATH106
ENGR10
MATH10
WTRM101
WTRM103
WTRM104
WTRM106
WTRM112
WTRM118
WTRM121
ELECTRO441
ELECTRO231
ELECTRO232
Knowledge, skills, and abilities: Ability to: learn the methods, tools and equipment used in the operation, maintenance and repair of a variety of mechanical and electrical pumping, heating, ventilating, water treatment and related plant machinery and equipment; establish effective working relationships with journey level stationary engineers and other apprentices; understand spoken instructions and verbally communicate work-related questions and information; read, write, understand and maintain routine records and reports and other work-related information regarding plant activities; operate motor vehicles with both automatic and manual automobile transmissions.T2
ENGR10
WTRM106
WTRM103
WTRM104
WTRM112
WTRM121
WTRM115
ELECTRO441
ELECTRO405
ELECTRO421
Licenses or Certificates required: Possession of a valid driver's license authorizing operation of a motor vehicle in the state of California may be required.
Electronic Instrumentation Technician, Water Pollution Control (San Francisco Public Utilities Commission)
$43.16-$52.46 Hourly / $7,482.00-$9,094.00 Monthly / $89,778.00-$109,122.00 Yearly
Experience: Three years of experience in the maintenance and repair of industrial instrumentation and control equipment; OR three years of experience in the maintenance and repair of industrial equipment in at least three of the following four areas: Electronics, Pneumatics, Hydraulics, or Instrumentation.
Related courses available at:West Valley CollegeGavilan CollegeCollege of San Mateo
Training: Completion of a two-year AA or AS degree program in Electronics, Instrumentation or related sciences; OR electronic or instrumentation training (equivalent to an AA degree) at a recognized trade or technical school; OR C. Military training equivalent to an AA degree in Electronics or Instrumentation.ELECTRO111
ELECTRO112
ELECTRO441
ELECTRO405
ELECTRO421
Duties: Operates test apparatus such as Diagnostic Test Equipment (DTE), using established testing procedures to produce, regulate and record effects of actual or simulated conditions; prepares reports interpreting test data to useable terms; may direct other technical personnel assisting in test procedures. Performs diagnostic, corrective and preventive maintenance on complex electronic systems and instruments, including analog pneumatic and digital electronic equipment located at a water pollution facility. Maintains records of work performed; develops documentation for the maintenance, installation, removal and modification of electronic systems and equipment. Installs and inspects new equipment; evaluates performance under operating conditions; assists in the design, fabrication or modification of fixtures, instruments and related apparatus; and verifies and evaluates dimensional and functional acceptability and performance of such devices. Operates special power or hand tools and measuring equipment including soldering equipment, oscilloscopes, multi-meters, analyzers, calibrators, hand generators, power suppliers and other instruments used in operating, testing, calibrating or repairing electromechanical and electrohydraulic apparatus.ENGR10
PHYS002A
WTRM103
WTRM104
WTRM112
WTRM121
ELECTRO441
ELECTRO405
ELECTRO421
ELECTRO111
ELECTRO112
Knowledge, skills, and abilities: Knowledge of: The methods and procedures involved in the maintenance, monitoring, testing and repair of electronic and pneumatic equipment, including knowledge of integrated circuits, electronic and electrical principles and theory; digital and analog circuits; relay logic and electronic power, data processing and communications equipment; application of safety procedures related to electronics, work in sewers and around sewage processing centers. Ability to: Evaluate electronic systems, equipment, circuits and components; to use electronic instruments and related electromechanical apparatus in testing and calibrating equipment. Skill in: Following logical procedures in problem solving; making circuit calculations; interpreting schematics; communicating effectively orally and in writing.PHYS002A
ENGR10
WTRM103
WTRM104
WTRM112
WTRM121
WTRM118
ELECTRO231
ELECTRO232
ELECTRO441
ELECTRO405
ELECTRO421
ELECTRO111
ELECTRO112
Licenses or Certificates required: Possession of a valid driver's license authorizing operation of a motor vehicle in the state of California may be required.
Electronic Maintenance Technician (San Francisco Public Utilities Commission)
Experience: Three (3) years of verifiable journey-level industrial or institutional electronic experience performing installation, instrumentation calibration, maintenance, troubleshooting, repair and modification of electronic systems and related electrical components and electronic sub-systems to the electronic component level.
Related courses available at:West Valley CollegeGavilan CollegeCollege of San Mateo
Training: Completion of a two (2) year or equivalent program in electronics from a recognized academic, trade or technical institution; or completion of a military training program in electronics.ELECTRO111
ELECTRO112
Duties: Performs corrective and preventive maintenance, non-routine repair, modification, and troubleshooting, calibration, removal and installation of complex electronic systems, equipment and transit vehicles. Tests and calibrates electronic equipment using established test procedures; operates Diagnostic Test Equipment , function generators, oscilloscopes, transmission measuring test sets, meters, and other devices required to maintain electronic systems and equipment; utilizes various schematics, blueprints, wire lists, equipment manuals, and other resources. Inspects newly installed equipment including circuits and systems to evaluate performance under operating conditions; may assist in the design fabrication, testing, and evaluation of prototypes. Maintains records of work performed; develops documentation for the maintenance installation, removal and modification of electronic systems and equipment. Instructs other personnel in system maintenance procedures and operations; may advise and assist management personnel and others on operating problems involving electronic transit equipment. Operates special hand and power tools, such as soldering equipment, drill press grinder, crimper, saws, wire-rap tools, and other related equipment. Inspects, maintains and repairs network communication systems, supervisory control, remote signal and remote control equipment, instrumentation and control systems, and flow, pressure and level sensor calibrations. Inspects, maintains and repairs radio, fire alarm and security systems, video equipment, digital electronic equipment, telemetering, communication, protective relays, meters and other electronic and auxiliary apparatus. Inspects, maintains and repair various miscellaneous electrical equipment in powerhouse, switch yard and sub-station; may act as an emergency operator at an unattended powerhouse station. Operates a motor vehicle to respond to service requests at various locations.ENGR10WTRM121
WTRM103
WTRM115
ELECTRO405
ELECTRO421
ELECTRO111
ELECTRO112
ELECTRO441
Knowledge, skills, and abilities: Knowledge of electronics and electrical principles and theory, including digital and analog circuits. Ability to: evaluate electronic systems, circuits and components; troubleshoot signal, data and radio communications, power and signal equipment; work from schematics, drawings and blueprints; operate a motor vehicle and maintain insurability standards; use a computer and software applications. Skill to: Instruct and advise other personnel on maintenance procedures; compose work records, documentation for maintenance; apply safety procedures in the course of work.ENGR10
E004CAD
WTRM121
WTRM103
WTRM115
WTRM118
ELECTRO231
ELECTRO232
ELECTRO405
ELECTRO421
ELECTRO111
ELECTRO112
ELECTRO441
Licenses or Certificates required: Possession of a valid California drivers license.
Meter Reader (San Francisco Public Utilities Commission)
$25.54-$31.04 Hourly / $4,427.00-$5,380.00 Monthly / $53,118.00-$64,558.00 Yearly
Experience: One year of experience within the last three years in work involving clerical and/or inspectional duties; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Related courses available at:West Valley CollegeGavilan CollegeCollege of San Mateo
Training: Requires completion of high school.
Duties: Reads and records amount of water consumption at consumer premises in an assigned district and computes consumption since pervious reading; notifies consumers of unusual high consumption; when unable to make personal contact, leaves memorandum report; advises billing department of situations when returning completed field book; interprets water department rules and regulations to consumers or others, as required. Observes unusual conditions found while in the field, including exceptional water usage, theft of water, reversed meters, illegal turn-ons, no-go meters, broken meter box covers, broken meter dials, broken glass covers, need for uncovering and raising or lowering of meter box, broken curbs and sidewalks adjacent to meter boxes, leaks in mains and services and in meter couplings; prepares and submits standard report of conditions found. May, in a limited capacity, perform duties of a water serviceman; interviews consumers; inspects premises to determine reasons for large or small water consumption; tests meters to determine if properly functioning; makes related report of findings and conclusions. Assists in instruction and training new meter readers in field duties and related inspectional work and in field testing methods and procedures.PHYS002A
ENGR10
WTRM115
WTRM117
Knowledge, skills, and abilities: Requires good knowledge of : water connections, meters and services; street names and locations in the city; water department rules and regulations. Requires ability to: perform simple arithmetic calculations; meet and deal courteously with many individual consumers, tenants and property.MATH106WTRM117
WTRM101
WTRM102
ELECTRO231
Water Quality Technician (San Francisco Public Utilities Commission)
$28.09-$39.53 Hourly / $4,869.00-$6,851.00 Monthly / $58,422.00-$82,212.00 Yearly
Related courses available at:West Valley CollegeGavilan CollegeCollege of San Mateo
Training and Experience: Completion of high school or its equivalent_AND_(18) months (equivalent to 3,000 hours) verifiable experience in a water or wastewater utility performing laboratory and/or field technician duties as described in Note A and Note B,_OR possession of an associate degree from an accredited college or university with coursework in biology, chemistry, microbiology, engineering or a related field_OR participation in the 9916 Public Service Aide Training Program with twelve (12) months of laboratory experience performing laboratory and/or field technician duties as described in Note A or Note B. Notes on Qualifying Experience:_A. Qualify laboratory experience must include conducting routine analyses such as turbidity, total suspended solids and pH; or assisting chemists or biologists conducting more advanced analyses such as bioassays. B. Qualifying field experience must include collecting water samples; conducting analyses such as free and toal chlorine, free ammonia and nitrite; and completing sample documentation and chain of custody records.ENGR10
CHEM030A
E004CAD
ENG060
T2
WTRM101
WTRM106
WTRM114
Duties: Performs simple to increasingly skilled physical, chemical and microbiological laboratory analyses of drinking water, wastewater, and other environmental samples; prepares samples for inorganic and organic analysis. Collects samples from reservoirs, transmission lines, industrial dischargers, sewer lines, water and wastewater treatment plants, wastewater collection systems, beaches, marine and estuarine water bodies and other sources as required using established techniques and procedures; performs field tests for pH, chlorine residual, temperature, dissolved sulfides, oxidants, dissolved oxygen; and other related tests; follows quality assurance protocols to ensure proper sample collection and identification prior to delivery to the laboratory. Documents the collection of samples and flow data by following established protocols; submits clear and detailed daily field records and site sheets documenting all sampling and monitoring activities. Conducts various physical, chemical, and biological analyses on samples of various sources. Assists biologists and chemists conducting bacteriological analyses and whole effluent toxicity tests on water, wastewater, and seawater samples; assists chemists to complete sample analyses within client stipulated deadlines. Conducts analyses in accordance with established Quality Assurance (QA) protocols, records accuracy and precision measurements, evaluates contamination through analyses of blanks, works with QA/QC section to improve technique; follows all laboratory safety practices, wears protective clothing and equipment. Operates, calibrates, maintains, and properly documents the use of automated sampling equipment, gas detectors, continuous pH monitoring meters, flow meters; maintains maintenance and calibration records for a variety of field equipment; may operate chemical test instrumentation. Receives samples, creates batches, and performs analyses according to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other approved standard protocols; enters data generated for review. Prepares reagents, sterilizes glassware, uses sterile technique to minimize contamination, sterilizes and disposes of laboratory waste, maintains an adequate inventory of laboratory supplies and materials; may clean, calibrate, and otherwise maintain delicate laboratory instruments. Prepares reports, charts, and graphs as required. Maintains laboratory and assigned work areas clean and organized, in ready-to-use status. Performs related duties as needed or assigned.ENGR10
CHEM030A
MATH10
T2
PHYS002A
WTRM101
WTRM106
WTRM114
Knowledge, skills, and abilities: Knowledge of: the basic principles of water and wastewater treatment, general organic and inorganic chemistry, field monitoring and laboratory procedures, field and laboratory safety practices. Ability to learn: procedures for the analysis of samples; demonstrate good laboratory practices and work independently; field monitoring technique; follow detailed oral and written instructions; read water meters; perform basicmathematical calculations; learn proper traffic control and confined space entry safety practices; establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships; and interact with the general public. Skill in: handling, operating and maintaining laboratory and field monitoring materials and equipment.ENGR10
CHEM030A
MATH106
T2
PHYS002A
WTRM101
WTRM102
WTRM106
WTRM114
WTRM115
WTRM118
ELECTRO231
Licenses or Certificates required: Possession of a valid California driver's license; certification as a Water Distribution Operator _ D1 may be required for certain positions.D2WTRM105