Mechanic/ Welder/ Maintenance Technician

JOB LOCATION- Willows Headquarters

Opening Date: April 3, 2024
Closing Date: Until Filled [Interested applicants encouraged to apply promptly, applications will be reviewed and acted upon as received]
 
Starting Salary Range: $27.00-32.00 DOE
Benefits:  Health Ins./Dental/Retirement/Vacation/Sick/Holidays Per TCCA Policy [More information provided if selected for interview]
 
Please contact Lisa Dicharry for a Job Application
Job Application, Resume, and Letter of Interest Submittal:   
E-mail:  ldicharry@tccanal.com   
Phone: (530) 934-2125

 

Mechanic/Welder Duties: Under the direction of the General Manager/Operations & Maintenance Supervisor.

  • Maintains and repairs all Authority mechanical equipment, vehicles and construction equipment;
  • In conjunction with warehouse functions, operates a computer-based equipment preventative maintenance program;
  • Maintains an appropriate inventory of spare parts and other maintenance items;
    Reads and interprets mechanical equipment and vehicle specifications and details;
  • Fosters a positive attitude among Authority employees about the proper and safe use, service and maintenance of Authority equipment;
  • Supervises employees assigned to vehicle maintenance and, when directed, trains or assists in the training of subordinates;
  • Processes records and receipts relating to job costs and time expenditures of equipment and Authority personnel engaged in the repair and maintenance of Authority equipment;
  • Performs welding work and fabrication of special equipment;
  • Maintains file of Safety Data Sheets
  • Administer CA Air Resources Board Equipment/Vehicle compliance program

Maintenance Technician Duties: Under the direction of the Operations & Maintenance Supervisor.

  • Constructs, remodels or removes wood frame, concrete, masonry, metal and other types of structures utilizing a variety of skills including carpentry, plumbing, electrical, masonry, concrete placing and finishing, arc and acetylene welding/cutting;
  • Fabricates tools, fittings and other parts or components needed for Authority maintenance and construction projects which can not be readily or economically acquired commercially, utilizing a variety of skills including arc and acetylene welding/cutting and machining.
  • Operates various construction and maintenance equipment.
  • Removes, repairs, tests and installs a variety of sizes and types of water meters and pressure regulators, troubleshoots and repairs computerized canal automation system;
  • Reads turnout meters and recorders, downloads files from computerized metering systems;
  • Works independently or as a member of a crew to efficiently and productively provide assistance as needed in the repair, replacement, operations and maintenance of Authority facilities; keeps turnout trash grates clean to prevent disruptions in diversion flows.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or the equivalency thereof, together with advanced technical training in equipment repair (gas and diesel) from a training institution.
  •  Three years of experience, or combination of training and experience, as a Master Mechanic, or comparable non-Authority position.
  • Prefer heavy equipment operator experience.
  • Prefer basic knowledge of, and experience in a majority of the following crafts: wood working, plumbing, electrical, masonry, concrete placing and finishing, arc and acetylene welding/cutting and machining.
  • Knowledge of basic construction tools and equipment; basic knowledge of Authority operations and materials used in water-transmission systems.
    Valid California driver’s license, has or ability to obtain a Class A Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record.

Essential Job Duties:

Task: Uses hand and power tools to maintain and repair vehicles and equipment.
Physical Demand: Close and distance vision; color perception; hearing; clear speech; use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; walking over uneven ground; climbing; kneeling; stooping; bending; sitting; squatting; upper and lower body flexibility; standing; lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying (regularly up to 25 lbs., frequently up to 50 lbs., and infrequently up to 100 lbs.); and driving vehicle.

Task: Reads and interprets mechanical equipment and vehicle specifications and details.
Physical Demand: Sitting; standing; walking; close vision; use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls.

Task: Operates computer equipment to input information into the preventative maintenance program and to generate reports regarding inventory and expenses.
Physical Demand: Sitting; close vision; use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls.

Task: Trains Authority employees in the proper and safe use, service and maintenance of Authority equipment.
Physical Demand: Sitting; standing; close vision; speaking; hearing.

Task: Supervises employees assigned to vehicle maintenance.
Physical Demand: Standing; walking over uneven ground; stooping; bending; squatting; climbing; sitting; close and distance vision; speaking; hearing; use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; driving vehicle.

Task: Constructs, remodels, repairs and removes structures, including buildings, flumes, concrete forms, etc.
Physical Demand: Sitting; standing; walking over uneven ground; lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying (regularly up to 25 lbs., frequently up to 50 lbs., and infrequently up to 100 lbs.); kneeling; stooping; bending; squatting; climbing ladders, stairs, etc.; close vision; distance vision; use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; driving vehicle.

Task: Constructs, remodels, repairs and removes canal systems and delivery facilities.
Physical Demand: Sitting; standing; walking over uneven ground; lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying (regularly up to 25 lbs., frequently up to 50 lbs., and infrequently up to 100 lbs.); kneeling; stooping; bend¬ing; squatting; climbing ladders, stairs, etc.; close vision; distance vision; use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; driving vehicle.

Task: Installs and repairs electrical circuitry.
Physical Demand: Sitting; standing; walking over uneven ground; lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying (regularly up to 25 lbs., frequently up to 50 lbs., and infrequently up to 100 lbs.); kneeling; stooping; bend¬ing; squatting; climbing ladders, stairs, etc.; close vision; distance vision; use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; driving vehicle.

Task: Places and finishes concrete in a variety of construction applications.
Physical Demand: Sitting; standing; walking over uneven ground; lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying (regularly up to 25 lbs., frequently up to 50 lbs., and infrequently up to 100 lbs.); kneeling; stooping; bend¬ing; squatting; climbing ladders, stairs, etc.; close vision; distance vision; use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; driving vehicle.

Task: Constructs (including layout and fabrication), remodels and repairs structures, tools, equipment parts and plumbing fittings utilizing arc and acetylene welding and cutting equipment, as well as basic machining tools.
Physical Demand: Sitting; standing; walking over uneven ground; lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying (regularly up to 25 lbs., frequently up to 50 lbs., and infrequently up to 100 lbs.); kneeling; stooping; bending; squatting; climbing ladders, stairs, etc.; close vision; distance vision; use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; driving vehicle.

Task: Assists in the repair Authority distribution system.
Physical Demand: Sitting; standing; walking over uneven ground; lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying (regularly up to 25 lbs., frequently up to 50 lbs., and infrequently up to 100 lbs.); kneeling; stooping; bending; squatting; close vision; distance vision; use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; driving vehicle.

Task: Assists in the replacement of pipeline on District’s distribution system.
Physical Demand: Sitting; standing; walking over uneven ground; lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying (regularly up to 25 lbs., frequently up to 50 lbs., and infrequently up to 100 lbs.); kneeling; stooping; bending; squatting; close vision; distance vision; use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; driving vehicle.

Task: Maintains tools and equipment used in performance of position’s jobs.
Physical Demand: Sitting; standing; walking; lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying (regularly up to 25 lbs., frequent¬ly up to 50 lbs.); kneel¬ing; stooping; bending; squatting; close vision; use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; driving vehicle.

Environmental Demands

  • Outside: Frequently works outside in a variety of weather conditions.
  • Inside: Occasionally works indoors in temperature controlled environment.
  • Fumes/Gases: Exposure to fumes from internal combustion engines; exposure to dust generated during construction operations; exposure to fumes generated during metal brazing, welding, and cutting.
  • Noise/Vibration: Moderate exposure to noise, and minimal vibration from construction and fabrication tools and equipment.

Mental Requirements:

  • Reading: Reads technical manuals, city maps, written memos and directives, construction and fabrication plans and specifications, technical manuals, work orders, material data sheets, safety manuals, and other documents related to the repair and maintenance of Authority equipment.
  • Writing: Writes daily work orders, reports, memos, messages, and fills out other information forms, makes entries in preventative maintenance program.
  • Math: Ability to perform basic math calculations. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Attention to Detail: High-level concentration and attention to detail for extended periods of time to insure safe, efficient, and productive operations.
  • Repetition: Moderate repetition level; usually performing a variety of tasks each day.
  • Judgment: Ability to work independently, prioritize work and make decisions regarding correct application and implementation of work procedures. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to work with others and to formulate appropriate instructions to achieve desired goals.
  • Social Skills: Ability to relate cooperatively with members of the public, and Authority personnel.
  • Communication Skills: Ability to quickly organize and communicate thoughts orally and written. Ability to understand communications from others. Ability to communicate all hand signals related to construction operations.

Maintenance Technician/ Irrigation Systems Operator
Two Positions: Willows and Red Bluff locations

JOB LOCATION- Two Openings: @Willows Headquarters and @Red Bluff Office

Opening Date: April 3, 2024
Closing Date: Until Filled [Interested applicants encouraged to apply promptly, applications will be reviewed and acted upon as received]
 
Starting Salary Range: $19.00-23.00 DOE
Benefits:  Health Ins./Dental/Retirement/Vacation/Sick/Holidays Per TCCA Policy [More information provided if selected for interview]
 
Please contact Lisa Dicharry for a Job Application
Job Application, Resume, and Letter of Interest Submittal: 

E-mail:  ldicharry@tccanal.com   

Phone: (530) 934-2125
 
Job Description:
Under the direction of the Operations & Maintenance Chief:
 
  • Constructs, remodels or removes wood frame, concrete, masonry, metal and other types of structures utilizing a variety of skills including carpentry, plumbing, electrical, masonry, concrete placing and finishing, mig/arc and acetylene welding/cutting;
  • Fabricates tools, fittings and other parts or components needed for Authority maintenance and construction projects which can not be readily or economically acquired commercially, utilizing a variety of skills including mg/arc and acetylene welding/cutting and machin¬ing.
  • Operates various construction and maintenance equipment.  
  • Removes, repairs, tests and installs a variety of sizes and types of water meters and pressure regulators, troubleshoots and repairs computerized canal automation system;
  • Facilitates account management by providing meter turn on/turn ¬off services; 
  • monitors and coordinates water distribution throughout the system; regulates and controls pool elevations manually or by canal automation;  
  • Responds to customer complaints and seeks to resolve problems; 
  • Reads turnout meters and recorders, downloads files from computerized  metering systems;
  • Works independently or as a member of a crew to efficiently and productively provide assistance as needed in the repair, replacement, operations and maintenance of Authority.
  • Facilities; keeps turnout trash grates clean to prevent disruptions in diversion flows.
Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or the equivalency thereof.
  • Prefer heavy equipment operator experience.
  • Prefer basic knowledge of, and experience in a majority of the following crafts: wood working, plumbing, electrical, masonry, concrete placing and finishing, arc and acetylene welding/cutting, and machining.
  • Knowledge of basic construction tools and equipment; basic knowledge of Authority operations and materials used in water-transmission systems.
  • Valid California driver license, has or ability to obtain a Class A Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record.  
  • Knowledge of basic procedures and techniques in the repair, testing and installation of a variety of sizes and types of water meters; knowledge of basic construction tools and equipment, basic knowledge of irrigation operations and materials used in potable and non potable water transmissions systems.
Essential Job Duties:
 
Task:  Constructs, remodels, repairs and removes structures, including buildings, flumes, concrete forms, etc.
Physical Demand:  Sitting; standing; walking over uneven ground; lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying (regularly up to 25 Lbs., frequently up to 50 Lbs., and infrequently up to 100 Lbs.); kneeling; stooping; bending; squatting; climbing ladders, stairs, etc.; close vision; distance vision; use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; driving vehicle.
 
Task:  Constructs, remodels, repairs and removes canal systems and delivery facilities.
Physical Demand: Sitting; standing; walking over uneven ground; lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying (regularly up to 25 Lbs., frequently up to 50 Lbs., and infrequently up to 100 Lbs.); kneeling; stooping; bend¬ing; squatting; climbing ladders, stairs, etc.; close vision; distance vision; use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; driving vehicle.
 
Task:  Installs and repairs electrical circuitry.
Physical Demand: Sitting; standing; walking over uneven ground; lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying (regularly up to 25 Lbs., frequently up to 50 Lbs., and infrequently up to 100 lbs.); kneeling; stooping; bend¬ing; squatting; climbing ladders, stairs, etc.; close vision; distance vision; use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; driving vehicle.
 
Task:  Places and finishes concrete in a variety of construction applications.
Physical Demand:  Sitting; standing; walking over uneven ground; lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying (regularly up to 25 Lbs., frequently up to 50 Lbs., and infrequently up to 100 Lbs.); kneeling; stooping; bend¬ing; squatting; climbing ladders, stairs, etc.; close vision; distance vision; use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; driving vehicle.
 
Task:  Constructs (including layout and fabrication), remodels and repairs structures, tools, equipment parts and plumbing fittings utilizing arc and acetylene welding and cutting equipment, as well as basic machining tools.
Physical Demand:  Sitting; standing; walking over uneven ground; lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying (regularly up to 25 Lbs., frequently up to 50 Lbs., and infrequently up to 100 Lbs.); kneeling; stooping; bending; squatting; climbing ladders, stairs, etc.; close vision; distance vision; use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; driving vehicle.
 
Task:  Applies weed control chemicals to ditch banks and around aboveground Authority facilities.
Physical Demand:  Standing; walking; lifting and carrying (regularly up to 25 lbs., frequently up to 50 lbs.); distance vision; use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; driving vehicle.
 
Task:  Installs and removes water meters and pressure transmitters at service                         locations.
Physical Demand:  Sitting: standing; walking over uneven ground; lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying (regularly up to 25 Lbs., frequently up to 50 Lbs., and infrequently up to 100 Lbs.); kneeling; stooping; bending; squatting; close vision; distance vision; use of hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; driving vehicle.
 
Task:  Repairs and tests water meters.
Physical Demand: Standing, kneeling; stooping; bending; squatting; close vision; use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls.
 
Task:  Operates and locks valves on water meters to turn on or turn off services.
Physical Demand:  Sitting; standing; walking over uneven ground; lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying (regularly up to 25 Lbs., frequently up to 50 lbs., and infrequently up to 100 Lbs.); kneeling; stooping; bending; squatting; close vision; distance vision; use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; driving vehicle.
 
Task:  Talks to customers to: obtain information about their inquiries, problems, and complaints; inform about requirements for service imposed by the Authority; explain how a problem or complaint is going to be handled.
Physical Demand: Sitting; standing; walking; distance vision; driving vehicle; clear and complete speech.
 
Task:  Locates and marks underground and surface facilities utilizing as built plans and electronic locating equipment.
Physical Demand:  Sitting; standing; walking over uneven ground; lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying (regularly up to 25 Lbs.); kneeling; stooping; bending; squatting; close vision; distance vision; use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; driving vehicle.
 
Task:  Assists in the repair Authority distribution system.
Physical Demand:  Sitting; standing; walking over uneven ground; lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying (regularly up to 25 Lbs., frequently up to 50 Lbs., and infrequently up to 100 Lbs.); kneeling; stooping; bending; squatting; close vision; distance vision; use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; driving vehicle.
 
Task:  Assists in the replacement of pipeline on District’s distribution system.
Physical Demand:  Sitting; standing; walking over uneven ground; lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying (regularly up to 25 Lbs., frequently    up to 50 lbs., and infrequently up to 100 Lbs.); kneeling; stooping; bending; squatting; close vision; distance vision; use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; driving vehicle.
 
Task:  Maintains tools and equipment used in performance of position’s    jobs.
Physical Demand:  Sitting; standing; walking; lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying (regularly up to 25 Lbs., frequent¬ly up to 50 Lbs.); kneel¬ing; stooping; bending; squatting; close vision; use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; driving vehicle.
 
 
Environmental Demands:
 
  • Outside:  Frequently works outside in a variety of weather conditions. 
  • Inside:  Occasionally works indoors in temperature controlled environment.
  • Fumes/Gases:  Exposure to fumes from internal combustion engines; exposure to dust generated during construction operations; exposure to fumes generated during metal brazing, welding, and cutting.
  • Noise/Vibration:  Moderate exposure to noise, and minimal vibration from    construction and fabrication tools and equipment.
 
Mental Requirements:
 
  • Reading:  Reads construction and fabrication plans and specifications, technical manuals, material data sheets, safety manuals work orders, street maps, letters reports, memos and messages.
  • Writing:  Writes memos, messages, daily work orders, prepares diagrams and sketches, and fills out materials lists and other information forms.
  • Math:  Ability to perform basic math calculations.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.  Ability to accurately measure distances at degree of accuracy appropriate for application to work in progress.
  • Attention to Detail:  High-level concentration and attention to detail for extended periods of time required.
  • Repetition:  Moderate repetition level; usually performing a variety of tasks each day.
  • Judgment:  Ability to work independently, prioritize work and make decisions regarding correct application and implementation of work procedures.  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to work with others and to formulate appropriate instructions to achieve desired goals.
  • Social Skills:  Ability to relate cooperatively with members of the public, and Authority personnel.
  • Communication Skills:  Ability to quickly organize and communicate thoughts orally and written.  Ability to understand communications from others.  Ability to communicate all hand signals related to construction operations.