Collection System Worker (Sewer services)
Oro Loma Sanitary District - San Lorenzo, CA

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$5,121 - $6,224/month and a generous benefits package.

Under general supervision of the Supervisor of Field Maintenance and direction of the Lead Workers, performs a variety of manual labor and semi-skilled work in the operations, maintenance and repair of sewer lines and mechanical, hydraulic and hand-operated equipment. Field maintenance also involves operating computer aided underground video and flow-measuring equipment.

Examples of duties: assist in repair, maintenance and inspection of manholes and pipelines using specialized equipment including hydro cleaning, rodding and vacuuming; remove debris and heavy materials from manholes; inspect sewer collection lines for stoppages or damage; test and monitor manholes for dangerous gases, and use proper safety precautions when entering underground areas; operate a variety of equipment including forklifts, jackhammers, tampers and cutters; perform emergency work on sewer lines and appurtenances; assist in television inspection of sewer lines; set up traffic safety devices at work sites, and safely direct traffic around work sites; other related duties as assigned. This position requires applicants to work well in a team environment. Due to the safety sensitive nature of the job, non-smokers are highly preferred. The incumbent must demonstrate basic computer skills in MS Word and MS Excel.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: Any combination of education and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and abilities, is qualifying.

Two years experience in the operation and/or maintenance of mechanical equipment and underground pipeline construction, or two years as a member of a pipe cleaning crew, and; equivalent to the completion of the 12th grade.

Possession of, or ability to obtain within two years of appointment, a Grade I Certificate in Collection System Maintenance issued by the California Water Environment Association.

Possession of a valid California driver’s license and a motor vehicle record that meets the District’s driving standards. This position also requires a Class B California driver’s license within six months of appointment. This position is subject to the requirements of the Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations for random drug and alcohol testing.

The incumbent must reside no further than 30 miles from the District office, so he/she can respond to emergencies in a timely manner. This requirement shall constitute a condition of continued employment.

To apply: Pick up a District employment application at the District office between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, or call (510) 276-4700 for an application. Application forms are also available on the Oro Loma website at, under News & Information/ Employment. Completed and signed applications must be returned by mail to Oro Loma Sanitary District, 2655 Grant Avenue, San Lorenzo, CA 94580, Attention: Administrative Services Manager, by fax at (510) 276-1528 or by email no later than the final filing date. Resumes and/or other documentation may be attached to the application, but will NOT be accepted in lieu of the District application form. Those candidates whose qualifications, experience and education most closely match the needs of the District will be invited to continue in the selection process, which may consist of an evaluation of the applicant’s qualifications, written examination, practical computer exercise, appraisal board interviews and/or final interviews with the General Manager.

The final filing date for the Collection System Worker position is February 1, 2013, at 4:30 p.m., at the Administration Office.

The information contained herein does not constitute an expressed or implied contract, and any part of the selection process may be modified or cancelled to meet the needs of the District. EOE.

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Oro Loma Sanitary District serves a population of approximately 126,000 encompassing 13 square miles, serving the communities of San...