Date: August 08, 2017


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      Littlerock Creek Irrigation District
      35141 87th St East
      Littlerock, CA 93543


    Under administrative direction, plans, organizes, manages, and directs all District field staff involved in the construction, maintenance, repair and operation of water production, storage, and distribution facilities

    Essential Functions

    • Plans, organizes, assigns, reviews, and manages water production, storage, and distribution; plant and facility maintenance; repair and limited construction; equipment and vehicle maintenance and repair; ground keeping, warehousing; meter repair; water sampling and basic lab analysis.
    • Develops and implements long-range plans for major maintenance or replacement projects.
    • Develops, and directs implementation of policies, procedures, and standards related to maintenance and operations.
    • Provides field evaluation, inspection, and monitoring to plan major jobs.
    • Ensures compliance with requirements and standards.
    • Performs, performance planning, annual evaluation, and management.
    • Schedules employee work shifts, approves leave requests and time sheets.
    • Trains employees on work procedures, standards and safety related programs.
    • Develops, implements, and oversees preventive maintenance.
    • Assists in preparation of annual budget; reviews and approves purchase requests.
    • Manages district’s Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system.
    • Meets with contractors, utilities, governmental entities, suppliers, and public to coordinate operations, obtain services, secure cooperation, and resolve problems.
    • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers, outside agencies, and the public.
    • Regular attendance and adherence to prescribed work schedule to conduct job responsibilities.

    Other Duties

    • Confers with district staff and coordinates activities.
    • Prepares or reviews periodic or special reports.
    • Monitors employee certification.
    • Provides input and review for district activities.

    Job Standards/Specifications

    Knowledge of:

    • Principles, practices, equipment, and materials used in water system construction, maintenance and repair.
    • Supervisory principles and practices including planning, organizing and assigning work, selection of, training, motivating, and appraising staff and dealing with personnel issues.
    • Work safety standards and regulations.
    • District policies, rules, regulations, and procedures.
    • Budget development, and fiscal controls and capital improvement fiscal planning.
    • Principles, methods and practices used in communications control equipment installation, maintenance and repair.
    • Database applications related to maintenance, operations, and construction.

    Ability of:

    • Plan, organize, manage, review, and administer the maintenance, construction and operations functions of the district.
    • Prepare and carry out personnel, budgeting, and training activities as they relate to district operations staff.
    • Effectively represent the district’s operations functions with the public, other government agencies, contractors, developers, and professional consultants.
    • Analyze complex maintenance and operations problems.

    Typical Physical Activities

    • Operates District vehicles and equipment in collection system construction, maintenance, and repair work.
    • Must be able to carry, push, pull, reach, and lift equipment and parts weighing up to 50 pounds.
    • Stoops, kneels, crouches, crawls, and climbs during field maintenance and repair work.
    • Works in an environment with exposure to dust, dirt, and significant temperature changes between cold and heat.
    • Communicates orally with District staff in face-to-face, one-to-one settings.
    • Regularly uses a telephone for communication.
    • Uses office equipment such as computer terminals, copiers, and FAX machines.
    • Stands and walks for extended time periods.
    • Hearing and vision within normal ranges with or without correction.

    Environmental Factors

    1. Exposure to the sun: 50% to 100% work time spent outside a building and exposed to the sun.
    2. Work above floor level: Some work done on ladders or other surfaces from 4 to 12 feet above the ground.
    3. High temp: Considerable work time in hard manual labor in temperatures between 80-100 degrees.
    4. Humidity: Work in areas with unusually high humidity.
    5. Wetness: More than 10% of the work time getting part or all of the body and/or clothing wet.
    6. Noise: Occasionally there are unusually loud sounds.
    7. Slippery surfaces: Occasional work on unusually slippery surfaces.
    8. Oil: Some parts of the body in contact with oil or grease occasionally.
    9. Dust: Works in or around areas with minor amounts of dust.
    10. Irregular or extended work hours: Occasionally required to change working hours or work overtime.

    Desirable Qualifications

    Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the necessary knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

    Education: Equivalent to completion of high school and four years supervisory experience in construction, maintenance, repair, and/or operation of water distribution and treatment facilities.

    License Certificate Registration Requirement

    Driver License: Possess and maintain valid California driver’s license and safe driving record.

    Certificate: Possess and maintain a State Water Resources Control Board, Water Distribution Operator 2 (D2) and a Water Treatment Operator 2 (T2) as required by the California State Health Department. Certification(s) need to be finished and obtained either at date of hire or within an acceptability period of time, not to exceed 1 year from hire.