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Chowchilla Water District

PO Box 905
Chowchilla , CA
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Canal and Hydro Plant Operator

Chowchilla Water District
Chowchilla, CA Full time
Posted on May 11, 2018

Madera-Chowchilla Water & Power Authority Job Announcement

Canal and Hydro Plant Operator

Starting Salary Range: $3,759 - $5,255

Full-time FLSA: Non-Exempt

Under direction of the Hydro Plant Superintendent, incumbent is to start, load and stop a hydraulicturbine generator on schedules determined by Authority operations; maintain the generation of electric power; inspect and maintain the plant and equipment in ready condition maximizing operating efficiency to satisfy anticipated power and water delivery schedules; and serves as Canal Operator on the Madera Canal, ensuring adequate flows of water for the Madera Irrigation and Chowchilla Water Districts. Some Essential Duties include: • Controls water flows in the Madera Canal • Ensures sufficient flows of water to operate hydroelectric power plants • Ensures adequate flows of water to Madera Irrigation District and Chowchilla Water District • Maintains accurate records of water flows • Maintains adequate supply of water in the Equalization Reservoir • Monitors and responds to canal and power plant alarm system • Makes daily inspection of the condition of the Madera Canal’s structures and inspects for possible breaks or hazards • Performs daily inspection of hydroelectric plant equipment in accordance with check lists provided • Performs periodic and annual maintenance on canal and hydro plant facilities • Starts turbines and loads generators on a timely basis, as required to execute operating orders • Maintains a variety of data and prepares reports sent to PG&E, USBR, Madera Irrigation District, and Chowchilla Water District Qualifications: Required - Completion of High School/Diploma. Desired – Completion of Hydroelectric Plant Trainee program, one year experience as Hydro Electric Plant Operator or one year experience involving operation and maintenance of an irrigation water delivery system. Licenses : Possession of a Class C California Driver’s License upon hire. How to Apply: Visit cwdwater.com , locate Job Openings tab, print and complete application. Send all documents to: Chowchilla Water District ATTN: Human Resources Department 327 S. Chowchilla Blvd Chowchilla, CA 93610 Emailed and faxed application materials will not be accepted. Completed application materials must be received by Deadline: May 31,2018, 4:00 pm to be considered. Madera-Chowchilla Water & Power Authority is an EOE, MFDV Employer