A Water Career Pathways education can be completed in as little as 1-2 years. Your education will prepare you for a high-demand, well-compensated career in the water industry. Get started by obtaining your Treatment (T1) or Distribution (D1) certification.

Training is available in the following careers that have been identified as mission critical for the Bay Area Region’s water industry.

electrical
Electrician
Electricians and electrical workers install, repair, operate, and maintain electrical systems including wiring within a facility, security, and communications systems, high-voltage systems, pump stations, and generators.

wastewater
Wastewater Treatment Operator
Wastewater treatment operators inspect, operate, and maintain a variety of processes and equipment that treat wastewater so it can be released to the environment without endangering human health or the environment.

mechanic

Mechanic
Mechanics/machinists create, maintain, and repair mechanical equipment, including pumps, engines, and generators, using their knowledge of metals and skill with machine tools.

instrumentation

Electronic Maintenance Technician
Electronic maintenance technicians (EMTs) and instrument technicians install, maintain, and repair electronic monitoring and communication equipment, such as pressure and level sensors and recorders, programmable logic controllers, relays, or computers.

distribution

Water Distribution Operator
Water distribution operators monitor, control, and maintain drinking water distribution facilities, including pipelines, pump stations, and reservoirs. They also may service, repair, replace, calibrate, or maintain distribution system equipment, including pumps and valves.

treatment

Water Treatment Operator
Water treatment operators operate, inspect, and maintain complex processes and equipment in water treatment systems. They are responsible for treating drinking water to meet state and federal standards before it is delivered to consumers.

Careers

Engineering Tech I (City of San Jose)
Experience: No experience is required.
Related courses available at:West Valley CollegeGavilan CollegeCollege of San Mateo
Training: Successful completion of high school or trade school, or possession of a General Education Development (GED) certificate.
Duties: Participates as a survey crew-rear chainman, pounds stakes and hubs, measures distances with a tape measure, and holds the elevation rod. Participates in investigating damaged or hazardous sidewalk conditions; assists in researching property owners and in contacting them; posts notices and updates maps. Performs simple drafting and tracing assignments under close supervision. Performs simple and routine quantity take-offs and cost estimates. Participates in the preparation of Level of Service (LOS) reports through data collection and elementary computer data storage and retrieval. Participates in traffic studies in the office and in the field. Receives and delivers prints. Searches files for titles. Gathers utility information for use in project preparation. Field checks existing conditions at proposed development sites. Makes routine calculations to affirm areas and dimensions of development sites. Prepares graphical documents for reports and presentations. Responds to citizen inquiries. Reviews aerial prints and maps to check alignment and location of project area. Makes simple math/engineering computations. Flags cars for traffic control.PHYS002A
MATH106
MATH10
E004CAD
ENGR10
WTRM102
WTRM110
ELECTRO231
ELECTRO232
Knowledge of: Knowledge of mathematics, including algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. Knowledge of mechanical drawing and drafting principles and techniques. Knowledge of surveying techniques. Knowledge of and ability to perform title research. Knowledge of and ability to prepare Level of Service (LOS) reports. Knowledge of and ability to use computer applications.MATH000D
E004CAD
MATH106
ENGR10
WTRM102
WTRM110
ELECTRO231
ELECTRO232
Ability to (minimum): Ability to use simple drafting instruments. Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with the public and other employees. Ability to perform routine mathematics (i.e., add, subtract, multiply, divide, solve for the unknown, use basic trig functions).
Ability to (competency): Ability to perform quantity take-offs and cost estimates. Ability to set up and maintain an effective filing system. Ability to perform field checks and gather required information. Ability to analyze aerial maps. Ability to perform traffic control using flags.
D2
T2
MATH106
MATH000D
ENGR10
WTRM106
WTRM107
WTRM102
WTRM110
WTRM115
WTRM105
ELECTRO231
ELECTRO232
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.
Instrument Control Technician I (City of San Jose)
Related courses available at:West Valley CollegeGavilan CollegeCollege of San Mateo
Training: Graduation from high school, General Education Development (G.E.D.) Certificate, or California Proficiency Certificate AND one (1) year of instrumentation and controls work experience at an industrial facility similar to that of a wastewater treatment facility. Formal training in SCADA and PLC Programming and Maintenance, Distributed Control Systems (DCS), Human Machine Interface (HMI) programming and screen configuration.
Duties: Repair, troubleshoot, identify, isolate and solve system, network and equipment problems. Maintain, operate, install, adjust, and calibrate systems and equipment. Inspects, evaluates, operates, maintains, tests, troubleshoots, installs, and repairs instruments, components, systems and equipment including electric, telemetric and pneumatic systems. Program, configure and optimize the analytical, recording and electronic or pneumatic control instruments and related equipment. Design, fabricate and install instrument and telemetric systems and components to include ensuring code compliance and installing. Meet with capital improvement projects teams related to future changes and considerations regarding instrumentations. Keep records using Microsoft Office applications. Purchases equipment, parts and supplies including: selecting vendors; filling out paperwork; coordinating purchases. Use CMMS system to fill out work orders and maintains records. Create and update engineering drawings. Develop preventative maintenance procedures and train others. Calculate circuit requirements. Operates computer programs for testing electrical equipment, including PLC and DCS.WTRM103
WTRM121
ELECTRO441
ELECTRO405
ELECTRO421
ELECTRO111
ELECTRO112
Knowledge, skills, and abilities: Knowledge of: Technical instruments, basic mathematic principles, basic electrical principles, and basic electronics principles, basic chemistry principles, safety principles. Applicable city, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Pneumatic controls such as 3-15 PSI pneumatic controllers, I to P converters, and P to I converters. I.S.A standard symbols and methodology and ability to draw and interpret diagrams and charts to accomplish tasks with minimal or non-existent documentation or support. SCBA equipment. Basic water treatment plant procedures. Current and developing technology and its impact on current and future capital improvement projects; the facilitys operating system and processes and legacy operations and system design; wide range of instrumentation and control products and their applicability to the plants systems and equipment; the computerized process controls _(programmable logic control). Skill in: Safe use of instrument testing equipment such as DVM (digital volt meters), control loop simulators, oscilloscopes, pressure and vacuum calibrators, test set-up, and any specialized test equipment found in a wastewater treatment facility or related industrial facility. Ability to: Install, maintain, operate, troubleshoot and calibrate the following to component levels: 4-20 mA control loops, DP (differential pressure) cells, RTD (resistance temperature detectors), pressure transducers, level indicators, positioners, valve actuators, fixed and portable D.O. (dissolved oxygen) probes, fixed and portable suspended solids meters, turbine flow meters, density meters, or most control instrumentation devices found in a wastewater treatment facility (or related industrial facilities such as oil refineries, power generation, food-processing, and chemical plants). Perform trouble shooting to resolve complex issues in the Facility; effectively review, modify or utilize data within the CMMS system related to equipment maintenance and/or predictive maintenance work; read and prepare single line schematics, ladder logic diagrams, loop diagrams and other instrumentation and control drawings; program PLCs and ability to troubleshoot and maintain VFDs; designing, fabricate and install instrumentation and telemetric systems and components; gather critical amounts of information and resolve issues using instrumentation and control equipment (flow, temp, PH, turpidity, conductivity, pressure, solids (TSS). Install, program and troubleshoot various types of programmable logic control (PLCs), P.I.D control loops, distributed control systems (DCS) and SCADA control schemes. Start up, troubleshoot, maintain, and repair a variety of Wastewater instrumentation, control, and telemetric systems; use computers and computer software as related to instrumentation systems. Develop and lead I&C Preventative Maintenance programs; Establish and manage long-term schedules requiring significant resources (internal and external); organize and maintain parts and equipment inventories; source, identify, select, and purchase Instrumentation control devices to meet the needs of the Plant; ability to calibrate or re-calibrate a variety of instruments monitoring electrical (high and low voltage) and mechanical processes. Work with high voltage equipment safely. Assign and monitor the work of contractors and temporary workers; work with other trades to install, remove, repair, or replace very large mechanical or electrical services and equipment; meet with and work effectively with a wide range of disciplines addressing Capital Improvement Projects. Utilize and work with aging equipment protocols (U.S., European). Communication Skills - communicates and listens effectively and responds in an timely, effective, positive and respectful manner; written reports and correspondence are accurate, complete, current; well-organized, legible, concise, neat, and in proper grammatical form. Computer Skills - experience with common business computer applications including but not limited to: MS Outlook, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, and MS Excel, CMMS Work order system. Creativity - addresses objectives and problems while questioning traditional assumptions/solutions in order to generate creative ideas and new ways of doing business. Multi-Tasking - can handle multiple projects and responsibilities simultaneously; has handled a wide variety of assignments in past and/or current position(s). Problem Solving - approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem(s); collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome. Knowledge of NFP70E Electrical Safety. Team Work & Interpersonal Skills - demonstrates a positive attitude and flexibility along with the ability to develop effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills. Skill in reading and interpreting diagrams and blueprints.PHYS002A
CHEM030A
D2
T2
E004CAD
ENGR10
MATH106
WTRM115
WTRM105
WTRM106
WTRM103
WTRM104
WTRM112
WTRM121
WTRM102
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 California. Possession of an International Society of Automation (ISA) Certified Control Systems Technician (CCST), California Water Environment Association (CWEA) Electrical/Instrumentation Technologist Grade II, &/or Water Treatment Operator or Water Distribution Operator.D2
T2
WTRM105
WTRM106
Wastewater Operator Trainee (City of San Jose)
Experience: No experience is required.
Related courses available at:West Valley CollegeGavilan CollegeCollege of San Mateo
Training: Any combination of training and experience equivalent to completion of High School.
Duties: In a learning capacity, participates in the operation and periodic maintenance of a variety of process equipment such as: valves, sluice gates, pumps, blowers, samplers, dissolved oxygen sensors, suspended solids, chlorine, ammonia and other wastewater analyzers, and related equipment. Works closely with higher-level plant operation personnel to learn the various aspects of the wastewater treatment process and the control operations for the various sections of the plant. Participates in lubrication of equipment and in minor mechanical maintenance on valves, gear drives and large chain-driven equipment. Learns to read and interpret gauges and other control instrumentation, recognize and diagnose alarms and other warning indications, and to follow corrective procedures to maintain a stable process control and meet NPDES and recycled water requirements. Learns basic operation of the DCU computer system to obtain the ability to locate trends, groups, single points and make process or control changes as needed. Learns and understands the correct procedures so that emergencies, malfunctions of equipment, procedures, CPR, First Aid, Material Safety Data Sheets, Self contained breathing Apparatus, confined space entry and lockout tag-out procedures. Takes samples of wastewater throughout the treatment process to perform simple tests for process control. Washes down aeration, nitrification, sedimentation tanks, and similar facilities using fire hoses. Removes grease, grit and screened material from process area to reduce odor, insect and rodent problems and to improve other parts of the process. Removes, cleans, and remounts and checks the integrity of diffuser equipment in aeration tanks and channels. Keeps designated work areas clean, performing general housekeeping to include dusting, sweeping and hosing. Checks pipes in tunnel for leaks.CHEM030A
T2
PHYS002A
MATH010
WTRM121
WTRM103
WTRM107
WTRM114
WTRM118
ELECTRO441
Knowledge, skills, and abilities: Knowledge of the use and purpose of common hand tools. Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Ability to perform heavy work. Ability to use common hand tools effectively. Ability to work effectively with others. Knowledge of procedures to be used for emergencies and malfunctions. Knowledge of the waste water treatment process. Knowledge of, and ability to operate pumps and other equipment in response to system demands. Ability to learn to perform a variety of plant operation duties. Ability to operate electric and hydraulic hoists and operate forklifts. Ability to read and interpret gauges and other control instrumentation. Ability to recognize and diagnose alarms and other warning indicators. Ability to utilize computer applications and systems as needed.Ability to obtain a California Water Resources Control Board Grade II Operator Certificate.ENGR10WTRM103
WTRM112
WTRM121
WTRM107
WTRM118
WTRM115
ELECTRO441
Licenses or Certificates required: Certificate of Registration as an Apprentice with the Division of Apprenticeship Standards, State of California at time of appointment. Possession of a valid drivers license authorizing the operation of a motor vehicle in the State of California. Possession of a valid California Water Resources Control Board Operator in Training Certificate at time of appointment.WTRM107
Water Meter Reader (City of San Jose)
Experience: No experience is required.
Related courses available at:West Valley CollegeGavilan CollegeCollege of San Mateo
Training: Any combination of training and experience equivalent to completion of High School.
Duties: Reads water consumption figures from meters, and transfers the readings to meter cards, while following an assigned route. Notes and reports any malfunctioning meter. Makes routine arithmetic computations to determine the consistency of meter readings, and to detect malfunctioning meters. Performs minor field repair and service on the water meters. Learns and performs testing on the water meters in the field, to ensure that the meters are operating properly. Turns water services on and off at the customer's premises. Works as a team member in shutting off water when service is discontinued due to delinquent payment. Answers questions regarding readings and rates. Receives and reports customer complaints. Cleans designated shop areas, equipment and devices. Maintains area surrounding the Water System facilities by clipping plants.MATH106
PHYS002A
ENGR10
WTRM101
WTRM102
WTRM115
WTRM117
ELECTRO231
Knowledge, skills, and abilities: Ability to follow written and oral instructions. Ability to perform simple arithmetic calculations, rapidly and accurately. Ability to work independently on assigned duties. Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with water system consumers and the general public. Ability to write legibly. Ability to walk long distances and lift heavy (20 - 100 lb.) weights. Knowledge of local street names, locations and geography. Knowledge of Water System services, policies and procedures. Ability to read gauges and record figures accurately. Ability to perform minor field repair and service on the water meters. Ability to make routine arithmetic computations to determine the consistency of water meter readings.MATH106
ENGR10
WTRM101
WTRM102
WTRM115
WTRM117
WTRM121
ELECTRO231
Licenses or Certificates required: Possession of a valid drivers license authorizing the operation of a motor vehicle in the State of California.
Water Systems Technician (City of San Jose)
Related courses available at:West Valley CollegeGavilan CollegeCollege of San Mateo
Training and Experience: Any combination of training and experience equivalent to completion of high school and one (1) year of experience in the maintenance, repair and installation of water utility service equipment, or related or equivalent equipment.
Duties: Checks and maintains pumps and equipment in the main water system plant and other various field stations for proper operation. Tests and calibrates compound, displacement type, and turbine meters in the system according to American Water Works Association specifications. Reads and records data from water meters, equipment time clocks, pressure gauges, tank level indicators and well level indicators. Repairs and replaces defective meters, lids, and boxes in the field, and repairs, rebuilds, and tests meters which are brought in from the field due to malfunction. Installs water meters, boxes and lids, as required, for new construction. Responds to and corrects malfunctions and emergencies such as power failures, broken water mains, tank level alarms, and telemetering alarms, at all hours. Takes water samples for bacteriological testing, and makes routine chemical analyses of water for fluoride and chlorine. Contacts customers to obtain correct names for billing purposes. Responds to customer complaints (e.g., high bills, high or low pressure, bad taste, odor, color, noise, leaks or no water). Works as a team member in shutting off water when service is discontinued due to delinquent payment. Inspects and informs the user of leaks at fixtures which contribute to excessive water usage, and offers corrective advice. May provide lead direction to Water Meter Readers when assigned to provide assistance.PHYS002A
CHEM030A
WTRM117
WTRM101
WTRM114
WTRM121
ELECTRO111
Knowledge, skills, and abilities: Knowledge of methods, materials and tools used in pipe, pump, valve, meter and engine maintenance and repair, as related to water systems. Knowledge of American Water Works Association testing specifications. Knowledge of safety procedures. Ability to repair pumps and to maintain equipment in the water system. Ability to make routine chemical analyses. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions. Ability to maintain simple records and to write simple reports. Ability to work weekends and irregular hours. Knowledge of Water System policies and procedures. Ability to respond, survey, and correct system malfunctions and emergencies such as, power failures, broken water mains, tank level alarms, and telemetering alarms. Ability to install water meters, boxes and lids. Ability to provide lead direction.PHYS002A
CHEM030A
ENGR10
D2
T2
WTRM112
WTRM104
WTRM105
WTRM106
WTRM114
WTRM121
WTRM118
WTRM115
ELECTRO421
ELECTRO111
Licenses or Certificates required: As a condition of employment, incumbents are required to possess a valid driver's license authorizing operation of a motor vehicle in the State of California. As a condition of employment, possession of a valid California State Water Treatment Operator Grade 1 Certificate and a valid California State Water Distribution Operator Grade 1 certificate no later than one (1) year after appointment to this class.D2
T2
WTRM105
WTRM106
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.
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