Cal Water Jobs Near Me – Mechanical Technician

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Job Description:

The Electrical Mechanical Technician (EMT) is responsible for installation and repair of all electrical, mechanical, and instrumentation equipment in the production, treatment, and distribution systems of the district(s) under his/her assigned territory.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Install or assist with installation of new pumps, motors, control valves, and facility operating equipment as necessary
  • Test, calibrate, and repair instrumentation including water quality analyzers, chart recorders, flow meters, and transducers using electrical and electronic digital volt-ohm meters and mA loop calibrating equipment
  • Install, troubleshoot, and maintain treatment plant electrical and instrumentation equipment
  • Inspect electrical equipment on tanks and appurtenances
  • Maintain various types of control valves, both hydraulically and electrically operated
  • Participate in design, review, and construction of pump stations, storage facilities, and SCADA control systems
  • Communicate with district staff and EMT supervisor and complete reports and daily progress
  • Research and procure necessary parts for repairs or replacement
  • Inspect, install, rewire, and repair as needed electrical circuits and elements in new construction of pump stations, storage facilities, and SCADA control systems ensuring that construction conforms to plans, specifications, and National Electrical Code (NEC)
  • Install, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair all electrical systems including telemetry and SCADA systems automatic control valves, and VFDs
  • Communicate with contractors, vendors, and electric utility for facility repairs and maintenance functions

Job Requirements:

  • Have the ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, volume, and apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry; have the ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, blue prints, electrical schematics, and procedure manuals; have the ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures or governmental regulations; write routine reports and correspondence
  • Upon hire, must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination status
  • Must obtain State of California Water Distribution Operator II in one year
  • An EMT must have a working knowledge of the Microsoft suite of applications, including basic features of Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Employee must work independently and effectively, with little supervision, to prioritize and complete assigned objectives and handle multiple projects or assignments simultaneously
  • An EMT must be able to effectively communicate with their supervisor, co-workers and the public;
  • Must possess a High School diploma or equivalent, possess a valid California Class C Driver’s license, and be insurable under the Company’s policy
  • The job entails an understanding and knowledge of water quality specifications for chlorine content, pH, water temperature, other essential water quality parameters, as well as National Pollutant Discharge Elimination Systems (NPDES) rules and regulations
  • Must obtain State of California Water Treatment Operator II in one year

Job Details:

Company: California Water Service Company

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Bakersfield, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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