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UTILITY PERSON, JOURNEY LINEWORKER

Merced Irrigation District   Merced, CA   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on November 23, 2021
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Associate Engineer –

Energy Resources

 

Engineering Technician – Hydro

 

GIS Specialist

 

Hydro Electrical Technician

 

Hydro Engineer (Civil)

 

Hydro Maintenance Supervisor

 

Journey Lineworker

 

Senior Planning Engineer

 

Systems Administrator

 

Temporary Utility person I & II

 

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MERCED IRRIGATION DISTRICT
ASSOCIATE ENGINEER – ENERGY RESOURCES
FLSA Status – Non Exempt
DEFINITION:
Under the general direction, perform professional electrical engineering work related to all phases of
the District’s electric operations. Support non‐engineering MID departments including operations,
maintenance and other departments as necessary.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:
• Perform complex professional engineering work in the design, construction, operation and
maintenance of District electrical and communication facilities, including system modeling and
planning, complex calculations, engineering studies, development of construction standards,
development of operating procedures, material and equipment specifications, cost and scheduling
estimates.
• Manage engineering and related construction projects through their design and construction phases
including project planning, scheduling, coordination, budgeting, and field inspection.
• Perform complex field survey work as needed to support construction projects for new customers,
new Distribution facilities, existing Distribution facilities and sub‐stations.
• Ensure that the District is in compliance with NERC and WECC standards, including monitoring
compliance activities, coordinating audits, preparing reports and developing and maintaining
performance metrics.
• Prepare complex written reports and presentation for in‐house and public use.
• Provide technical support and direction to MID engineering staff and other departments’ staff on an
as needed basis or as directed by MID management.
• Provide documentation during all project construction activities, interpret construction drawings
and specifications in the field and effectively provide clarification of technical construction issues to
MID staff and contractor representatives.
• Assist in short and long‐range capital improvement planning and budgeting, including performing
inspections and preparing related studies.
• Review plans submitted by private engineers for conformance with District standards and
requirements.
• Represent the District in the community and at professional meetings as required. This may include
presenting information on behalf of District and reporting back to management.
• Review design packages from developers and generates verbal and written comments for
incorporation into design to ensure compliance with District requirements.
• Conduct site visits as required.
• Comply with and enforce all District rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
• Perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of experience and education that would prepare the candidate for the duties and
responsibilities of the position is acceptable.
Education:
• Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university

Experience:
• California registration as an Engineer in Training (EIT), or the ability to acquire within one year of
employment.
• Two (2) years of experience as a professional engineer with background in the electric transmission,
distribution, substation, design, and operation and the preparation of technical reports and studies
associated with electric transmission and distribution projects.
• Significant working knowledge of engineering production and design software including MS Office
Suite and AutoCAD or other Engineering programs.
• NERC and WECC regulatory compliance experience a plus.
Ability to:
• Work closely with all MID Engineering Department staff and management, constituents,
consultants, contractors, other governmental agency representatives and the general public.
• Exercise leadership, authority and management tactfully and effectively.
• Assist with the negotiations of agreements with various entities.
• Interact effectively with City and County governments serving MID’s best interests.
• Independently solve problems and make recommendations regarding the incorporation of
standards, procedures, and policies to best serve District constituents.
• Work independently.
• Provide prompt and proper response to public concerns and complaints.
• Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Work cooperatively with staff, employees and
employee organizations.
• Handle confidential information appropriately and professionally.
• Effectively utilize various engineering software associated with spreadsheets, word processing and
other typical office software programs.
• Build consensus with the public, be it on a cooperative project or District standard enforcement.
• Appreciate and be sensitive to the political reality in a small public agency.
• Apply common sense based on best engineering practices in resolving nonstandard situations, and
field adjustments.
• Attend District directed course work related to daily activities.
• Learn new computer engineering software when the need arises.
Knowledge of:
• Electrical Engineering practices related to electric transmission, distribution, and substations
including NERC and WECC standards and rules;
• NERC and WECC compliance standards.
• Above average knowledge of AutoCAD, knowledge of Civil 3D is a plus;
• Project initiation, CEQA requirements, design and construction;
• Have a thorough understanding of basic PC computer systems and MS software including, but not
limited to, Word, Excel, Project, Power Point, and Access;
• Bid specifications principals, bid and contracting processes and applicable laws.
• Research and analysis methodologies;
• Technical Report Preparation;
• Supervisory skills to effectively lead and direct subordinate engineering staff.
Necessary Special Requirements:
• A valid California Class C Driver License and the ability to maintain insurability under the District’s
vehicle insurance program.

• Abide by all District policies, guidelines and rules.
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS:
• Exposure to the sun: 10% or less work time spent outside a building and exposed to the sun.
• Irregular or extended work hours: Occasionally required to change working hours or work overtime.
• Work performed in an office environment
The mental and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:
ESSENTIAL MENTAL ABILITIES:
• Exercise independent judgment.
• Self directing and organized.
• Reason objectively.
• Assess, project and plan work activities on a daily and weekly basis.
• Interpret state/ federal/agency regulations.
• Document concisely, accurately and timely.
• Handle a variety of duties which may be interrupted or changed by immediate circumstances.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
• Communicate orally and in writing with District management, co‐workers, outside auditors,
customers, and the public in face‐to‐face and one‐on‐one settings.
• Transport, set‐up and removal of promotional equipment and materials at various public functions.
• Use of office equipment such as computer, copiers, scanners, and fax machines.
• Capable of negotiating stairways and uneven ground from time to time.
Sitting: Remains in a seated position for up to eight (8) hours per day
Hands/Arms: Operates computer for up to eight (8) hours per day
Lifting: Raises and lowers boxes and supplies up to twenty‐five (25) pounds.
Stooping: Bends body downward and forward by bending at the knees or waist
Talking: Expresses ideas and shares information by means of spoken work in person and by
telephone.
Hearing: Hears well enough to receive communications in person and by telephone.
Vision: Reads written and video messages for up to eight (8) hours per day. Operate vehicles
and office equipment.

ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN
FLSA Status – Non Exempt
DEFINITION:
Under general supervision of a Professional Engineer or his/her designee, perform non-professional
engineering tasks in support of research, planning, design and construction of irrigation and drainage
systems; conduct field inspections and prepare reconnaissance reports, prepare typical District
agreements, perform manual drafting, and operate AutoCAD system, perform topographic and mapping
surveys, drafting and mapping tasks; and perform other duties as required.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:
• Prepare construction agreements, crossing agreements, joint use agreements and other agreements
necessary for engineering department activities
• Perform design functions associated with existing and proposed MID facilities, such as equipment
and material selection, flow estimation, pipeline sizing and channel sizing.
• Plan and perform topographic and mapping surveys using District survey equipment, including total
stations, data collectors, theodolite automatic level and stadia, GPS data collectors and other
conventional surveying equipment.
• Create, edit, update and verify information in the District’s various databases, CAD programs and
GIS.
• Using the District’s various databases, CAD programs, GIS and other records perform various
complex data analysis functions, including generation of tabular, graphical and mapping data and
the printing/plotting of said data.
• Research rights-of-way, deeds, easements and other documents related to District facilities.
• Filing, drafting and reproduction of engineering records including drawings, agreements, deeds and
other legal records.
• Perform water measurements in the field, including flow, level and velocity measurements.
• Field inspection of construction activity.
• Map irrigation facilities.
• Maintain project filing system.
• Record deeds at County Clerk’s Office.
• Set grade by calculating required elevations and cuts or fills, as well as the location of finished tops
and toes of slopes, grade breaks and transitional slopes.
• Perform construction staking.
• Calculate grades and sections for canals, pipelines, roadways, structures and other infrastructure.
• Calculate angles, distances, areas and volumes from survey data.
• Produce construction material and earthwork quantity estimates.
• Conduct office and field research to locate monuments for the purpose of describing MID right-ofway and other boundaries.
• Obtain GPS coordinates and dimensions of irrigation facilities and incorporate into CAD, GIS or other
databases.
• Conduct dam monitoring surveys for vertical and horizontal displacement and produce results in a
graphical and tabular format for analysis.
• Draft profiles, topographic surveys, construction drawings, and various types of maps, graphics, and
charts.
• Update as-built and deed information on District maps.

• Review design drawings submitted by outside consultants.
• Verify actual field locations and dimensions of irrigation facilities, such as manholes, check
structures and delivery gates.
• Evaluate parcels for stormwater discharge to District system.
• Maintain surveying and GPS equipment in proper calibration by standard procedures.
• Perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of experience and education that would prepare the candidate for the duties and
responsibilities of the position is acceptable.
Education:
• A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined in this job description would be
graduation from high school, preferably an AA Degree in related field. Some college level
engineering and drafting course work highly desirable.
Experience:
• One (1) to three (3) years’ experience executing comparable duties and responsibilities similar to
those identified in this job description.
Ability to:
• Identify Section, Township and Range information on a map.
• Run Microsoft Windows ® programs on personal computers including, but not limited to, Works,
Word, Excel, Access, etc.
• Review and prepare, either “manually”, using AutoCAD or other electronic programs, simple
engineering plans, drawings, maps, site plans, and sketches.
• Calculate angles and distances for engineering surveys.
• Calculate areas and volumes from field topography data.
• Read and interpret maps and public works engineering/construction drawings.
• Regularly use a telephone, cellular phone and radio for communications.
• Attend District-directed course work related to daily activities.
• Communicate clearly in writing and verbally.
Knowledge of:
• Public Lands Legal Description System (Section, Township, Range) is a plus.
• Nature of District rights-of-way (easement, fee, prescriptive etc.) is a plus.
• Microsoft Windows ® based desktop computers and software.
• Agreements (construction agreements, joint use agreements, crossing agreements, etc.).
• AutoCAD as it relates to two-dimensional drawings and ability and desire to obtain proficiency.
• Basic algebra and trigonometry so as to enable individual to use algebraic expressions and
trigonometric equations to solve basic engineering problems.
• Materials, methods, and tools involved in construction of irrigation facilities.
• GPS equipment or ability to learn.
• Geographic Information System Software (i.e., ESRI)

Necessary Special Requirements:
• A valid California Class C Driver License and the ability to maintain insurability under the District’s
vehicle insurance program.
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS:
• Exposure to the sun: 10% or less work time spent outside a building and exposed to the sun.
• Irregular or extended work hours: Occasionally required to change working hours or work overtime.
• Work performed in an office environment
The mental and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:
ESSENTIAL MENTAL ABILITIES:
• Exercise independent judgment.
• Self-directing and organized.
• Reason objectively.
• Assess, project and plan work activities on a daily and weekly basis.
• Interpret state/ federal/agency regulations.
• Document concisely, accurately and timely.
• Handle a variety of duties which may be interrupted or changed by immediate circumstances.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
• Communicate orally and in writing with District management, co-workers, outside auditors,
customers, and the public in face-to-face and one-on-one settings.
• Transport, set-up and removal of promotional equipment and materials at various public functions.
• Use of office equipment such as computer, copiers, scanners, and fax machines.
• Capable of negotiating stairways and uneven ground from time to time.
Sitting: Remains in a seated position for up to eight (8) hours per day
Hands/Arms: Operates computer for up to eight (8) hours per day
Lifting: Raises and lowers boxes and supplies up to twenty-five (25) pounds.
Stooping: Bends body downward and forward by bending at the knees or waist
Talking: Expresses ideas and shares information by means of spoken work in person and by
telephone.
Hearing: Hears well enough to receive communications in person and by telephone.
Vision: Reads written and video messages for up to eight (8) hours per day. Operate vehicles
and office equipment

HYDRO ELECTRICAL TECHNICIAN
FLSA STATUS – Non-Exempt
Bargaining Unit – IBEW, Local 1245
Classification Level – Per IBEW Wage Schedule
DEFINITION:
Under the direction of the Hydro Maintenance Supervisor who, without direct supervision, the
Hydro Electrical Technician is permanently assigned and regularly performs installation, field
testing, and maintenance of protective relay equipment, relay carriers, and supervisory
equipment, station apparatus, instruments, remote and local control devices, computer
systems and associated wiring. Is required to possess and exercise extensive knowledge of the
theory and practical application of trade techniques common and peculiar to maintenance and
repair of power system generating plants.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:
As a working technician, performs testing, maintenance, repair and installation of electrical
equipment.
The work includes the inspection, repair, and maintenance of a variety of electrical equipment
in sub-stations and generating stations; including generators, exciters, voltage regulators,
power transformers, oil, air and gas circuit breakers, reactors, capacitors, switches, motors, and
related control or auxiliary equipment, using standard types of electrical testing and measuring
equipment and hand and power tools.
Installs light systems and conduit.
Checks operation and function of electrical interlocks, auxiliary contactors, starters, various
switch gears and station batteries.
Protective relay testing and insulating oil tests.
Plans jobs, makes assignments, arrange for necessary tools, equipment, supplies and support
services.
Furnishes necessary instructions and assistance for the successful and timely completion of
jobs.
Responsible for accomplishing all aspects of the assigned work in conformance with personnel
and equipment safety standards.
Trains personnel.
Prepares work and maintenance schedules.

Prepares reports, and keeps accurate records of repair and maintenance on hydro equipment;
uses computer programs for hydro records and related work.
Revises drawings, assists other trades.
Does other project related work as assigned.
Keeps Hydro Maintenance Supervisor and Hydro Manager informed of equipment status and
work plans as well as work in progress.
Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:
• Completion of electrical apprenticeship program or other equivalent training program.
Experience:
• At least two years of journeyman experience and experience in maintenance, repair of
equipment and systems similar to that found in the District’s Hydro-Electric Project.
Ability to:
• Stand, sit, stoop, kneel, reach, pull, push, pry, swing hand tools, and work from below
one’s feet to above one’s head.
• Use respirator and self contained breathing apparatus.
• Use of safety hats, belts, harnesses, face guards, safety glasses and goggles, protection
and other safety equipment where necessary.
• Relate cooperatively with other staff members.
Knowledge of:
• Proficient in the use of computers with minimal familiarization to new software.
Necessary Special Requirements:
• Special certifications/licenses (typically CA Drivers License, but may be others depending
upon position.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS (The physical demands described here are representative of
those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this
job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform the essential functions):
• Must be able to lift and carry 50 lbs. in accordance with safe working practices.
• Climb ladders, climb steel structures, have dexterity to climb in and out of and work in
close quarters.

• Have the ability to work at heights, walk in steep or uneven terrain and work outside in
all kinds of weather.
• Travels frequently by motor vehicle in the conduct of District business.
• Communicates orally with District employees and the public in face-to-face, one-on-one
and group settings.
• Regularly uses a telephone and radio for communication.
• Uses office equipment such as computer terminal, copiers and FAX.
• May sit, stand, or walk for extended periods of time.
• Hearing and vision within normal limits.
Sitting: Remains in a seated position for up to eight (8) hours per day.
Hands/Arms: Operates computer for up to eight (8) hours per day.
Lifting: Lifts equipment and parts up to fifty (50) pounds.
Stooping: Bends body downward and forward by bending at the knees or waist.
Talking: Expresses ideas and shares information by means of spoken work in person and
by telephone.
Hearing: Hears well enough to receive communications in person and by telephone.
Vision: Reads written and video messages for up to eight (8) hours per day. Operate
vehicles and office equipment.
PHYSICAL EXAMINATION:
Must pass a physical examination, which includes substance screening, before employment
with the District.
SUPERVISION:
The position receives general supervision from the Hydro Maintenance Supervisor.

GIS SPECIALIST (ENERGY RESOURCES)
FLSA Status – Non Exempt
DEFINITION:
Under general direction, position will exercise decision making regarding the manipulation of data, and
will guide the department policy making regarding GIS matters. Use and determine usesfor GIS software,
AutoCAD software, hardware, network and database organizations and recommend changes to maximize
efficiencies for better service to our departmental GIS users. Position requires the exercise of judgment
and requires specialized professional knowledge of computers, databases, GIS and AutoCAD systems and
will support the department strategic plan, goals, and management decisions.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:
• Responsible for the creation, programming and management of multiple electric‐asset databases,
revising and maintaining detailed substation plans, sketching various department designs and field
installations, and performs other work related to electrical operations.
• Responsible for the creation, programming, maintenance, and monitoring of Geographic Information
Systems (GIS) used to support the District’s electric department.
• Operate and maintain various types of geographic information system workstations and equipment,
including menu tablets, plotters and microcomputers.
• Develop and/or modify geographic information or forecast modeling applications software and
related sub‐system application software. Interpret recorded plans to enter graphics and attribute
data into the GIS.
• Assists Supervisor in the management of database consultants and GIS technical staff.
• Develop, implement, coordinate and maintain internal technical standards in conjunction with the
needs of other Department personnel, including database administrators and Information
Technology, in the development of data models, data standards and most appropriate GIS related
technology for use by the Energy Resources Department.
• Oversee GIS applications development, contract development, or software acquisition.
• Provide technical expertise and user training and support for department GIS plan.
• Will facilitate GIS training, coordinates GIS activities of the department other facets of the
organization.
• Reference/Utilize detailed drawings, maps, files and records through the use of computers, CAD
programs and other associated equipment.
• Must have knowledge of electrical drawings and symbols.
• Produce detailed specifications, reports and standards for electrical construction.
• Work with customers and outside agencies in locating MID facilities.
• Prepare circuit and other drawings, maps, specifications, files and reports to support the operation
and maintenance of the District's electric system.
• Prepare maps, and perform varied calculations for the District’s electrical system.
• Coordinate project information (studies, sketches, computations, other complex data) for the
engineering and construction of electric facilities including equipment relocations and replacements,
capacity additions, reliability and automation improvements.
• Regular interfacing with other disciplines(such as civil and architectural engineers), clients and District
personnel.

• Provide engineering technical support to other District departments; insure compliance through,
specifications, operating bulletins and directives with District Safety Rules, District policies and rules
and regulations of other agencies that apply to District operations.
• May be required to procure equipment and materials for use in the field.
• Help establish specifications for use as standards.
• Assist in evaluating estimating and mapping software packages.
• Coordinate job scheduling with marketing, customer service and general construction.
• Perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of experience and education that would prepare the candidate for the duties and
responsibilities of the position is acceptable.
Education:
• Two (2) years of college with substantial course work in engineering to include drafting computer
aided design, basic electrical theory and mathematics at the trigonometry level or three (3) years
responsible experience in related field.
Experience:
• Three (3) years of responsible experience utilizing GIS systems, programming databases, establishing
and maintain multiple GIS systems and applying associated software.
• Three (3) years Designer/Drafting experience with demonstrated history of completing projects of
increasing complexity.
• Proven system development/integration and project management skills.
Ability to:
• Ability to read and interpret one‐line and three‐line complex drawings.
• Think logically and follow detailed instructions.
• Obtain information thorough interview; handle multiple assignments; work with interruptions.
Analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action.
• Efficiently produce plans and profile drawings including: grading, grounding, foundations, structures,
conduit plans, and ensures drawings are clear, concise, and can be easily read and interpreted by
construction personnel in the field. Prepare, maintain and revise detailed drawings, schematics,
sketches and maps both manually and using computer aided design software (AutoCAD v.2008+
preferred) including various types of geographic information system software.
• Work effectively with other departments, agencies, contractors, customers and developers.
• Advanced problem solving skills.
• Multi‐task with several complex and demanding concurrent projects.
• Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.
• Analyze system problems; identify and locate equipment.
• Interpret work requests.
• Explain computer operations to others.
• May be required to take the lead on a number of department projects.

Knowledge of:
• Knowledge of the principles, practices, terminology and trendsin the geographic information systems
usage and modern land based mapping application theory
• Knowledge of applications of and ability to use computer operating systems, and various software
programs including network software, current trends and developments in the field of GIS and
computer technology.
• Familiarity with modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment, Global positioning
system (GPS) data collection utilities.
Necessary Special Requirement:
• A valid California Class C Driver License and the ability to maintain insurability under the District’s
vehicle insurance program.
• High proficiency with ARCGIS and related software
• Abide by all District policies, guidelines and rules.
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS:
• Exposure to the sun: 10% or less work time spent outside a building and exposed to the sun.
• Irregular or extended work hours: Occasionally required to change working hours or work overtime.
• Work performed in an office and field environment
ESSENTIAL MENTAL ABILITIES:
• Exercise independent judgment.
• Self‐directing and organized.
• Reason objectively.
• Assess, project and plan work activities on a daily and weekly basis.
• Interpret state/ federal/agency regulations.
• Document concisely, accurately and timely.
• Handle a variety of duties which may be interrupted or changed by immediate circumstances.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:
• Communicate orally and in writing with District management, co‐workers, outside auditors,
customers, and the public in face‐to‐face and one‐on‐one settings.
• Transport, set‐up and removal of promotional equipment and materials at various public functions.
• Use of office equipment such as computer, copiers, scanners, and fax machines.
• Capable of negotiating stairways and uneven ground from time to time.
Sitting: Remains in a seated position for up to eight (8) hours per day
Hands/Arms: Operates computer for up to eight (8) hours per day
Lifting: Raises and lowers boxes and supplies up to twenty‐five (25) pounds.
Stooping: Bends body downward and forward by bending at the knees or waist
Talking: Expresses ideas and shares information by means of spoken work in person and by
telephone.
Hearing: Hears well enough to receive communications in person and by telephone.
Vision: Reads written and video messagesfor up to eight (8) hours per day. Operate vehicles and
office equipment.
SUPERVISION:
The position receives general supervision from the Manager of Engineering & Operations, Energy
Resources.

HYDRO MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR
FLSA Status – Exempt
DEFINITION:
Under general direction of the Hydro-electric Department Manager and in support of Operations,
performs advanced professional level maintenance management duties within the Hydro Department
including planning, scheduling, project management, estimating and budgeting, equipment and project
specifications, contract administration, equipment performance testing, procedure development, and
water management/flood control support. The Hydro-electric Department of the Merced Irrigation
District supports the hydroelectric power generation mission of the District as well as Flood Control, Water
Supply, Fishery Enhancement and Recreation. The Maintenance Manager must perform his/her duties in
a manner that reflects positively on the Merced Irrigation District and the Hydro-electric Department.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:
The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed
duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to
address business needs and changing business practices.
• Coordinates assigned activities with Northern California Power Agency, and other divisions within
the Merced Irrigation District, and outside agencies; and provides highly responsible and complex
technical and administrative support to the Hydro-electric Department Manager.
• Supports safety, environmental and reliability compliance efforts of the District.
• Supports the Operations function to achieve availability and production goals.
• Functions as a member of the management team.
• Directly supervises the mechanical and electrical maintenance staff, and other employees as assigned.
• Supports and fully utilizes the computerized maintenance management system to manage workload
and resources.
• Drives and supports outage and project scheduling to support operations and financial goals of Hydroelectric Department and the District.
• Sets goals, tracks and reports on maintenance performance.
• Trains, develops and maintains qualified direct reports and crews. Supports and provides technical
training as necessary.
• Meets with staff to identify and resolve issues.
• Prepares and delivers Performance Reviews.
• Identifies critical spare parts and maintains inventory.
• Develops, implements and maintains maintenance procedures.
• Monitors and evaluates the performance and efficiency of equipment, service delivery methods and
procedures and recommends equipment modifications, upgrades, and best practices within
department policy; ensures compliance of modifications and upgrades with all applicable technical
local, state, and federal codes.
• Participates in the development and administration of the Hydro-electric Department annual budget
and long term plan; participates in the forecast of funds needed for equipment, contractors, and
technical initiatives; monitor and approve expenditures within delegation; recommend adjustments
as necessary.
• Coordinates, develops, and maintains a continuing set of records for reference and analysis; develops
and/or participates in the specification process to procure materials and equipment.

• Supports NERC/WECC Reliability requirements by developing procedures, auditing and/or executing
actions necessary to meet compliance requirements. May serve as Subject Matter Expert on
appropriate NERC/WECC Standards.
• Coordinates maintenance projects and initiatives with County departments, contractors, and
consultants for the successful and timely completion of assigned construction projects; coordinates
and maintains liaison with various federal, state, local and regulatory agencies.
• Administers maintenance-related consulting, procurement, and construction contracts.
• Provides responsible staff assistance to the Hydro-electric Department Manager; conducts or
oversees a variety of technical studies and operational studies; recommends equipment and technical
procedures changes as appropriate.
• Attends and participates in professional group meetings; maintains awareness of new trends and
developments applicable to the field of hydroelectric project maintenance; incorporates new
developments as appropriate into programs.
• Supports District labor negotiations.
• Performs related duties as required.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of experience and education that would prepare the candidate for the duties and
responsibilities of the position is acceptable.
Education:
• Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in areas such as
mechanical or electrical engineering, or a related field.
• Master’s Degree desirable.
Experience:
• Ten (10) years of increasingly responsible hydroelectric maintenance experience with three (3) years’
experience in a supervisory capacity preferred.
Ability to:
• Be a safety leader for organization.
• Function effectively as a member of a high performance team.
• Provide leadership that supports an environment of continuous improvement.
• Serve as project manager on assigned projects.
• Identify technical deficiencies and suggest and implement improvements.
• Participate in the management of hydroelectric power systems.
• Participate in the development and administration of division goals, objectives and procedures.
• Perform fundamental economic analysis of alternatives.
• Prepare clear and concise administrative and technical reports.
• Interpret, apply, and ensure compliance with pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and
regulations.
• Interpret, explain and enforce Department policies and procedures.
• Respond to questions and inquiries from a variety of sources.
• Research, review, update, and revise existing ordinances, policies, and design standards.
• Coordinate activities with internal and external agencies and committees.

• Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and
implement recommendations in support of goals.
• Work under pressure and make sound decisions with limited information.
• Research, analyze and evaluate system performance.
• Operate office equipment including computers and word processing, spreadsheet, and database
software.
• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Knowledge of:
• Management principles and practices, organizational development and project management
practices.
• Hydroelectric project operations, services, and activities of an electric generation utility.
• Electrical and mechanical devices used to generate, transmit, and distribute electric power.
• General power generation systems practices and tools.
• General knowledge of California power market.
• Engineering economics.
• Principles of budget preparation and control.
• Advanced methods and techniques of conducting site and field investigation.
• Office procedures, methods and equipment including use of computers and Microsoft Office word
processing and spreadsheet applications, and specialized engineering programs.
• FERC regulatory compliance.
• Occupational health and safety standards.
• Pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes, and regulations.
• NERC/WECC Reliability Standards.
Necessary Special Requirements:
• Must complete a two hour Ethics training course every two years in compliance with California AB
1234.
• A valid California Class C Driver License and the ability to maintain insurability under the District’s
vehicle insurance program.
• Abide by all District policies, guidelines and rules.
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS:
• Exposure to the sun: 30% or less work time spent outside a building and exposed to the sun.
• Irregular or extended work hours: Occasionally required to change working hours or work overtime.
• Work performed in an office or hydro plant environment.
The mental and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:
ESSENTIAL MENTAL ABILITIES:
• Exercise independent judgment.
• Self directing and organized.
• Reason objectively

• Assess, project and plan work activities on a daily and weekly basis.
• Interpret state/ federal/agency regulations.
• Document concisely, accurately and timely.
• Handle a variety of duties which may be interrupted or changed by immediate circumstances.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
• Communicate orally and in writing with District management, co-workers, outside auditors,
customers, and the public in face-to-face and one-on-one settings.
• Transport, set-up and removal of promotional equipment and materials at various public functions.
• Use of office equipment such as computer, copiers, scanners, and fax machines.
• Capable of negotiating stairways and uneven ground from time to time.
Sitting: Remains in a seated position for up to eight (8) hours per day
Hands/Arms: Operates computer for up to eight (8) hours per day
Lifting: Raises and lowers boxes and supplies up to twenty-five (25) pounds.
Stooping: Bends body downward and forward by bending at the knees or waist
Talking: Expresses ideas and shares information by means of spoken work in person and by
telephone.
Hearing: Hears well enough to receive communications in person and by telephone.
Vision: Reads written and video messages for up to eight (8) hours per day. Operate vehicles
and office equipment.
SUPERVISION:
The position receives general supervision from the Hydro Project Manager.

JOURNEY LINEWORKER
FLSA STATUS – Non‐Exempt
Bargaining Unit – IBEW, Local 1245
Classification Level – Per IBEW Wage Schedule
DEFINITION
Under general direction of the Lineman Foreperson, perform construction and maintenance on
all overhead, underground and sub‐surface electric transmission/distribution system
components and equipment.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION
• Construct and maintain overhead and underground distribution circuits, transmission
circuits and substations.
• Climbs/sets poles, towers and work at various heights above the ground installing and
replacing electrical lines and associated hardware and equipment.
• May perform “hot” energized work using rubber gloves or hot‐sticks.
• Install and connect equipment to electrical lines such as transformers, switches, cutouts,
capacitors, lightning arresters, streetlights, etc.
• Install poles, anchors, crossarms, insulators, and strings wire.
• Install, repair and maintain overhead and underground electric plant; including poles,
anchors, cross‐arms, insulators, vaults, transformers, capacitors, reclosers, switches, wire,
etc.
• Regularly operate presses, gas monitoring and ventilating equipment.
• Terminate cable systems on poles, transformers, switching equipment and in vaults.
• Install substation equipment such as transformers, circuit breakers, disconnects, buswork,
etc.
• Install services from poles, service boxes or transformers in customer faciltiies.
• Perform a variety of skilled tasks associated with the construction, maintenance, and repair
of electrical distribution/transmission lines including digging holes, setting poles, installing
pole cross arms and fixtures, stringing wire, installing transformers and meter equipment
and installing and terminating underground cables and associated hardware
• Respond to service calls concerning power outages and electrical programs; investigate
complaints, arrange for planned outages and identify locations of underground facilities.
• Perform a variety of skilled tasks associated with the construction, maintenance, and repair
of streetlights.
• Connect and disconnect services.
• Troubleshoot and test individual customer services.
• Reconstruct existing overhead and underground distribution lines.
• Perform testing, phasing and energizes of new and reconstructed circuits.
• Perform maintenance functions such as inspections, pole testing, cleaning of vaults and
enclosures and necessary repairs and corrections.
• Trim trees to maintain clearance around wires.
• Diagnose, locate and clear trouble on primary and secondary overhead and underground
lines and street lighting systems.
• Maintain good housekeeping on the job, around the yard and on the vehicles.

• Perform traffic control functions.
• Participate in switching operations of the electric system and obtain loading data for system
studies.
• Perform many of the above functions on energized lines, utilizing appropriate hot line tools.
• Maintain tools and equipment in clean and workable condition and assure that all tools are
returned to the proper place after each use.
• May supervise and train Apprentice Electrical Lineworkers.
• May be trained to obtain certification and perform Underground Service Alert functions.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of:
• Knowledge of electric utility operations, services and activities of a comprehensive electrical
program, including electrical principles, methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in
the installation and maintenance of transmission and distribution systems.
• Safe handling of traffic in a construction zone.
• Principles, methods, tools and equipment used in the installation and maintenance of poles,
towers, substructures, conductors, cables, transformers, regulators, capacitors, services,
meters, lighting fixtures, and all associated equipment.
• Terminology and mathematics associated with department functions.
• Basic electrical and mechanical theory.
• California General Orders 95 and 128, applicable OSHA regulations, NEC and District rules.
• Principles and procedures of record keeping and report preparation.
• Occupational hazards and standard safety practices.
• Fundamental safety regulations, first aid and methods of applying resuscitation.
Ability to:
• Work with various computer software, including Microsoft Suite and the District’s work
order system(s).
• Ability to observe safety rules
• Perform heavy physical work; work at heights, work in adverse climatic conditions.
• Use tools and equipment effectively.
• Work as a crew member or alone.
• Communicate clearly and concisely both orally and written.
• Work cooperatively with public and fellow employees.
• Work proficiently with hot line tools, i.e. sticks, under energized conditions on overhead and
underground systems.
• Work in confined spaces with energized high‐voltage equipment.
• Read and interpret plans.
• Follows oral and written instructions;
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
• Possession of a valid California Driver's License Class A or B.
• A Department of Motor Vehicles "Driver Record Information" print‐out will be required at
time of hire and throughout employment. Must be enrolled in District’s DMV pull‐notice
program.
• Recognized status as a Journey level Electrical Lineworker.

• Possession of a valid California Class A driver’s license.
• Rubber‐Glove certification.
• Pole‐Top and Bucket rescue training.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination equivalent to education and experience that would likely provide the required
knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical combination is:
Education:
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation of high school.
Experience:
Possession of recognized journey level Electric Lineworker status, typically obtained as follows:
• Three and one‐half (3‐1/2) years training/experience in line work and successful completion
of the journey level Electric Lineman examination administered by the I.B.E.W. or
equivalent;
‐‐OR‐‐
• Minimum of five (5) years experience in line work and successful petitioning for journey
level Electric Lineman status with I.B.E.W.;
‐‐OR‐‐
• Certification from California‐Nevada Joint Apprenticeship Committee that applicant has
passed the apprenticeship and examination for journey level Electric Lineman;
‐‐OR‐‐
• Possession of journey level Electric Lineman status granted by the I.B.E.W. or equivalent.
SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE FOLLOWING TRAINING:
• Certification of Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) 29 CFR
1910.120 (40 hours).
• Forklift certification.
• Eight (8) hours Department of Transportation manifesting and labeling training.
• Control of Hazardous Energy.
• Eight (8) hours of annual HAZWOPER refresher training in compliance with mandated
regulations.
• Annual cardiac pulmonary resuscitation and first aid training and certification.
• May be trained to obtain qualified worker certification for underground locators as defined
by the State of California.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical and mental demands of this position are described below. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions of the position:
• Travels regularly by vehicle in inspecting District facilities and conducting field operations.
• Works in an outdoor environment.
• Working at heights, confined spaces and with live electricity.
• Stoops, kneels, crouches, crawls and climbs as required during performance of duties.
• Communicates orally with District management, co‐workers and the public in face‐to‐face,
one‐on‐one and group settings.
• Regularly uses a telephone and radio for communication.
• Uses office equipment such as computer terminals, copiers and FAX machines.
• Walks on uneven terrain, outdoors in all weather conditions.
• Hearing and vision within normal ranges.
Sitting: Remains in a seated position for up to eight (8) hours per day.
Standing: Remains in a standing position for up to eight (8) hours per day.
Hands/Arms: Operates vehicles and equipment for up to eight (8) hours per day
Lifting: Raises and lowers supplies and equipment up to twenty‐five (25) pounds.
Stooping: Bends body downward and forward by bending at the knees or waist
Talking: Expresses ideas and shares information by means of spoken work in person and
by telephone.
Hearing: Hears well enough to receive communications in person and by telephone.
Vision: Operates vehicles and office equipment.
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS:
• Exposure to the sun: 90% or less work time spent outside a building and exposed to the
sun.
• Irregular or extended work hours: Per the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).
• Work performed in an outside environment with exposure to dust, dirt and significant
temperature changes between heat and cold.
ESSENTIAL MENTAL ABILITIES:
• Exercise independent judgment.
• Self directing and organized.
• Reason objectively.
• Assess, project and plan work activities on a daily and weekly basis.
• Document concisely, accurately and timely.

SENIOR PLANNING ENGINEER, ENERGY RESOURCES
FLSA Status – Exempt
Unrepresented
DEFINITION:
Under the direction of the Deputy General Manager, Energy Resources perform Engineering and
Planning functions related to MID’s electric substation, transmission, distribution, and hydro-electric
generation operations, including staff management, preparation and monitoring of departmental and
capital and O&M budgets, and provide engineering support to other departments.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:
• Manage all aspects of engineering studies and capital projects for Energy Resources and Hydro,
including the preparation and monitoring of feasibility studies, technical studies, project
budgets, and supervision of staff, consultants and vendors, acquisition of required permits,
contracts and agreements.
• Provide planning, contract management and engineering oversight of all Power Supply and Risk
Management activities for the District’s electric distribution system. Research, negotiate,
develop and implement Power Supply, Resource Adequacy (RA) and Risk Management contracts
and policies to ensure adequate and cost effective power supply to Energy Resources. Research
and implement potential sales opportunities for Hydro energy, RA and RPS products in the
CAISO market.
• Complete CPUC, CEC, CARB, EIA, Cap & Trade, RPS, and other local, state and federal regulatory
compliance processes, documents and training.
• Manage and oversee the District’s WECC/NERC compliance program. Draft and implement
contract with Compliance vendor for recordkeeping and administrative services for WECC/NERC
Compliance. Attend conferences, workshops and WEBEX’s put on by WECC, NERC and
consultants to stay current on standards and requirements impacting the District’s Energy
Resources and Hydro department’s operations. Perform record keeping, audit preparation and
document submittals as required by NERC. Provide MID’s Board of Directors periodic reports
and updates on the District’s NERC compliance activities.
• Prepare and execute Capital and O&M budget items for both Energy Resources and Hydro
departments. Create, utilize and update planning models to forecast budgeted Revenues,
Power Supply costs and Debt Coverage ratios. Create and maintain long term forecasts for
Integrated Resource Planning, Balancing Authority planning, Risk Management oversight and
other long term reporting as required for the District.
• Work with District Management to develop strategic plans, policy formulation and execution of
said plans and policies for Energy Resources.
• Perform and strategize transmission, distribution and generation system analysis and planning.
• Perform and oversee contractor support of electric cost of service and rate design studies for
Energy Resources. Pursue Board and customer approval for implementation of new electric
rates for Energy Resources.

• Negotiate agreements and contracts with various entities.
• Work with a wide variety of stakeholders on a regular basis, from District customers to local,
state and federal agencies.
• Respond to emergency situations and be on call as assigned. Coordinate emergency situations
with appropriate agencies and personnel as required
• Make public presentations to the MID Board of Directors and local, state and federal agencies as
required.
• Represent the District at various power agencies and entities as needed.
• Perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of experience and education that would prepare the candidate for the duties and
responsibilities of the position is acceptable.
Education:
• Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in electrical
engineering.
Experience:
• Five (5) years of experience as a professional engineer with a background in capital project design,
project management, regulatory compliance, system planning and analysis, power and resource
adequacy markets, risk management (hedging) program oversight and electric cost of service and
rate design concepts.
Ability to:
• Work closely with District Management, other department managers, staff, constituents,
consultants, contractors, other governmental agency representatives and the general public.
• Exercise leadership, authority, and management tactfully and effectively.
• Plan, organize, direct, coordinate and supervise functions and activities of Energy Resources to
achieve efficient operations and meet service goals.
• Negotiate agreements and contracts with various entities.
• Represent the District at various energy resources agencies and entities.
• Interact effectively with City/s and County governments, serving the District’s best interest.
• Solve problems and recommend changes in standards, procedures, and policies to best serve District
constituents.
• Ensure prompt and proper response to public concerns and complaints.
• Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Work cooperatively with staff, employees, and
employee organizations.
• Handle confidential information appropriately.
• Effectively utilize various engineering software programs, spreadsheets, word processing software,
and other typical office software programs.
• Maintain records, analyze data, and compile comprehensive technical reports and
recommendations concerning various aspects of engineering.
• Represent District policies, programs and services effectively with employees, contractors,
representatives of other agencies, and the public.
• Operate a desktop computer to access varied databases and applicable software.

• Understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
• Appreciate political sensitivities and deal tactfully and courteously with the public.
• Initiate and maintain effective safety practices that relate to the nature of the work.
• Supervise, train, and evaluate staff.
• Organize, schedule, and coordinate work.
• Operate a vehicle observing legal and defensive driving practices.
• Establish and maintain effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Knowledge of:
• Electrical engineering practices related to generation, transmission, and distribution systems.
• Project initiation, CEQA requirements, design and construction.
• TID and CAISO tariffs and regulations, Dodd/Frank Act, Power and RA Market design
• CEC, CPUC, CARB, FERC and other regulatory laws, requirements
• Bid specification principles.
• Bid and contracting processes and applicable laws.
• Research and analysis methodologies.
• Technical report preparation.
• Supervisory skills to effectively lead staff.
Necessary Special Requirements:
• A valid California registration as an Electrical Engineer or ability to obtain such certification within
twelve (12) months.
• Must file a Statement of Economic Interests in compliance with Government Code Section 8100.
• Must complete a two hour Ethics training course every two years in compliance with California AB
1234.
• Must complete two hours of Sexual Harassment training every two years in compliance with
California AB 1825.
• A valid California Class C Driver License and the ability to maintain insurability under the District’s
vehicle insurance program.
• Abide by all District policies, guidelines and rules.
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS:
• Exposure to the sun: 50% or less work time spent outside a building and exposed to the sun.
• Irregular or extended work hours: Occasionally required to change working hours or work over time.
• Work performed in an office environment.
The mental and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:
ESSENTIAL MENTAL ABILITIES:
• Exercise independent judgment.
• Self-directing and organized.
• Reason objectively.
• Assess, project, and plan work activities on a daily and weekly basis.
• Interpret state/federal/agency regulations.

• Document concisely, accurately, and timely.
• Handle a variety of duties which may be interrupted or changed by immediate circumstances.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
• Communicate orally and in writing with District management, co-workers, outside auditors,
customers, and the public in face-to-face and one-on-one settings.
• Transport, set-up, and removal of promotional equipment and materials at various public functions.
• Use of office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machines.
• Capable of negotiating stairways and uneven ground from time to time.
Sitting: Remains in a seated position for up to eight (8) hours per day.
Hands/Arms: Operates computer for up to eight (8) hours per day.
Lifting: Raises and lowers boxes and supplies up to twenty-five (25) pounds.
Stooping: Bends body downward and forward by bending at the knees or waist.
Talking: Expresses ideas and shares information by means of spoken work in person and by
telephone.
Hearing: Hears well enough to receive communications in person and by telephone.
Vision: Reads written and video messages for up to eight (8) hours per day. Operate vehicles
and office equipment.
SUPERVISION:
The position receives general supervision from the Deputy General Manager, Energy Resources

SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR
FLSA Status – Non-Exempt
Unrepresented – Grade N
DEFINITION:
Under general direction of the Information Technology Manager, this position functions as an
administrator for desktop and server systems as well as active directory administration, management
and support. This position frequently works independently in receiving and resolving customer needs,
providing information and interacting with District staff. This position assists in the specialized duties of
installation, configuration, service, training, and support of all District computer systems, including
personal computer systems, security systems, fuel systems, servers, telephone, email and
Internet/intranet systems. Some support is also provided for the SCADA and GIS systems. This position
provides customer service and carrying out procedures in the troubleshooting and support of personal
computers and networks, and exercising judgment in support requests by other departments under the
Information Technology Help Desk request system. This position will also perform related duties as
required.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:
• Demonstrate a strong commitment to customer service;
• Supports the Information Technology Manager in achieving the departmental and the District’s
mission, plans, objectives and values;
• Assist with planning, installing, evaluating, monitoring and maintaining client/server operating
system releases, enhancements and/or application software that resides on personal computers or
on network systems;
• Assist with establishing and enforcing standards and procedures relating to operating systems
software products, group policy management and security procedures/policies;
• Evaluates, troubleshoots, diagnoses, and documents operating problems with computer hardware,
software, and network connectivity; resolves complex problems related to local and wide area
network computers, printers, services, software, peripherals, and other related equipment,
performs routine cleaning, repairs, and replacement of computer equipment;
• Plans, coordinates, implements, and maintains District network security measures, including end
user training programs;
• Configures, administers and maintains security systems for District facilities, including electronic key
systems, cameras and gate access systems;
• Develops and evaluates options and enhancements to support applications and technologies;
• Assists in implementation of District’s Disaster Recovery Plan;
• Assists in the planning, testing, and implementation of programs to ensure network system backup
and recovery;
• Adheres to and enforces all stated District safety policies and procedures;
• Participates in processes to keep the I.T. Strategic Plan current;
• Assists in the support and maintenance of the Finance, Payroll, and Utility Billing applications,
including other enterprise applications and services;
• Assists in the training and implementation of District IT guidelines & policies;
• Development and administration of District wide IT training program;
• Tracks software and operating systems licensing;

• General domain administration duties including Group Policies, User Accounts, DNS and LDAP as
needed.
• Applying operating system updates, patches, configuration changes using change management
procedures.
• Exchange administration & email spam filtering.
• Performing routine audit of systems and software.
• Performs special projects, and additional duties and responsibilities as required.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of experience and education that would prepare the candidate for the duties and
responsibilities of the position is acceptable.
Education:
Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and skills may
be qualifying:
• MCP, MCSE, MCSA, CCNA, CCNP, A+, NET+, SEC+, CCISP, GCCC or other professional
certifications in one or more fields of information technology is desirable;
• Bachelor of Science Degree from an accredited college or university with a major course work in
computer science, information systems, business information systems, business administration
or a related field is desirable.
Experience:
• Five (5) years of experience operating, installing and supporting personal computers and/or network
administration. Experience in Microsoft Server Operating Systems & VMWare virtual environments.
Ability to:
• Communicate effectively orally and in writing;
• Coordinate and facilitate work with others and train and guide others;
• Lift and move equipment weighing up to 60 pounds;
• Troubleshoot and perform routine maintenance on computer systems;
• Reason logically, use a variety of techniques to resolve problems, manage time and resources,
concurrently handle multiple assignments and work under deadlines;
• Configure desktop computers and related peripherals;
• Work outside of normal business hours;
• Learn and adapt quickly to changes in technology.
Knowledge of:
• Microsoft Windows Operating Systems;
• Microsoft Office Suite;
• Data Communications hardware, software, protocols and technologies including switches, routers,
firewalls, WAN, LAN, 802.11x, TCP/IP, and Ethernet Wiring;
• Security hardware and software including antivirus systems, spam filtering hardware and/or
software and intrusion prevention/detection systems and Internet content filtering systems;
• Database technologies;
• Website technologies;
• Backup and recovery technologies;
• Storage area network (SAN) technologies;

• Cisco VoIP technologies;
• Wireless technologies;
• Network management technologies;
• Network security technologies;
• Email server technologies (Microsoft Exchange);
• Systems documentation procedures and methods;
• Systems and network security administration;
• Active Directory and Group Policies.
Necessary Special Requirements:
• A valid California Class C Driver License and the ability to maintain insurability under the District’s
vehicle insurance program;
• Abide by all District policies, guidelines and rules.
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS:
• Exposure to the sun: 10% or less work time spent outside a building and exposed to the sun;
• Irregular or extended work hours: Occasionally required to change working hours or work overtime;
• Work performed in an office environment.
The mental and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:
ESSENTIAL MENTAL ABILITIES:
• Exercise independent judgment;
• Self-directing and organized;
• Reason objectively;
• Assess, project and plan work activities on a daily and weekly basis;
• Interpret state/ federal/agency regulations;
• Document concisely, accurately and timely;
• Handle a variety of duties which may be interrupted or changed by immediate circumstances.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
• Communicate orally and in writing with District management, co-workers, outside auditors,
customers, and the public in face-to-face and one-on-one settings;
• Transport, set-up and removal of promotional equipment and materials at various public functions;
• Use of office equipment such as computer, copiers, scanners, and fax machines;
• Capable of negotiating stairways and uneven ground from time to time.
Sitting: Remains in a seated position for up to eight (8) hours per day;
Hands/Arms: Operates computer for up to eight (8) hours per day;
Lifting: Raises and lowers boxes and supplies up to twenty-five (25) pounds;
Stooping: Bends body downward and forward by bending at the knees or waist;
Talking: Expresses ideas and shares information by means of spoken work in person and by
telephone;
Hearing: Hears well enough to receive communications in person and by telephone;

Vision: Reads written and video messages for up to eight (8) hours per day. Operate vehicles
and office equipment.
SUPERVISION:
The position receives general supervision from the Information Technology Manager.

UTILITY PERSON I & II
FLSA STATUS – Non‐Exempt
Bargaining Unit – IBEW, Local 1245
Classification Level ‐ Level 13 (Utilityperson I)
Classiciation Level – Level 16 (Utilityperson II)
DEFINITION
Under direct supervision, perform unskilled or semi‐skilled work in the construction, repair, operation
and maintenance of irrigation, drainage, pumping, engineering, electric and park facilities; and perform
other related work as required. Upon successful completion of three (3) years experience as
Utilityperson I qualifies for advancement to Utilityperson II.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES (UTILITY I)
• Operates one or more of the following pieces of machinery or equipment: concrete mixer, concrete
vibrator, mechanical loader, tractor and/or power mowers, portable pump, saws, air tools,
pneumatic tampers, arc or acetylene welders and light trucks.
• Install, remove, repair, and clean pipelines of various diameters and lengths;
• Place concrete; assist in form work and placing steel;
• Perform rough and tack welding; lubricate, clean, stop and start pumps and boosters, change
instrument charts, take meter readings;
• Assist Engineering Department in surveying, water measurements, compiling data;
• Assist on spray rigs;
• Install, remove, repair piping, perform general maintenance, work on parks refuse pickup,
maintenance of restrooms, administration buildings, swimming lagoons, care of trees, lawns,
shrubs;
• Perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned.
UTILITY II
• In addition to duties above, operate loaders and bobcats as required.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of:
• General construction and maintenance materials, procedures, and equipment.
• Safe work practices.
• Knowledge of methods of making simple repairs and adjustments on machinery being used
Ability to:
• Operate proficiently and safely the particular types of equipment assigned.
• Perform daily inspections with required paperwork filled out of assigned equipment to ensure safe
operation.
• Perform skilled and semi‐skilled construction, minor repairs and maintenance work.
• Ability to make simple written work reports.
• Ability to work well with public and fellow employees

• Work with various computer softwares, including Microsoft Office Suite and District’s work order
system.
• Understand and carry out oral and written directions.
• Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS – UTILITYPERSON I
Education:
• Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school.
Experience:
• One (1) year in irrigation operations/maintenance work or equivalent.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
• Possession of appropriate California Driver's License.
• A Department of Motor Vehciles “Driver Record Information” print‐out will be required at time of
hire. Must be enrolled in District’s DMV pull‐notice program.
QUALIFICATIONS – UTILITYPERSON II
• Three (3) years as a Utilityperson I or other classification within the District or equivalent
experience, as determined by District evaluation.
• Obtain and maintain Class A driver’s license.
• Ability to run small equipment (i.e. bobcat, loader, etc.)
• Be able to work independently.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES
The physical and mental demands of this position are described below. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position:
• Operates District vehicles and equipment used in construction, maintenance, and repair work.
• Must be able to push, pull, reach, and lift equipment and parts weighing up to fifty (50) pounds.
• Stoops, kneels, crouches, crawls, and climbs during field maintenance and repair work.
• Works in an environment with exposure to dust, dirt, and/or weed abatement chemicals, and
significant temperature changes between heat and cold.
• Communicates orally with District staff in face‐to‐face, one‐to‐one settings.
• Regularly uses a telephone and radio for communication.
• May sit or stand and walk on uneven terrain for extended time periods.
• Hearing, vision, and eye‐hand coordination sufficient to operate foot and hand controls and to
maintain good awareness during maintenance and construction jobs.
Sitting: Remains in a seated position for up to eight (8) hours per day
Hands/Arms: Operates equipment for up to eight (8) hours per day
Lifting: Raises and lowers supplies and equipment up to fifty (50) pounds.
Stooping: Bends body downward and forward by bending at the knees or waist
Talking: Expresses ideas and shares information by means of spoken work in person and by
telephone.
Hearing: Hears well enough to receive communications in person and by telephone.

Vision: Operates vehicles and office equipment.
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS:
• Exposure to the sun: 90% or less work time spent outside a building and exposed to the sun.
• Irregular or extended work hours: Per the current Memorandum of Understanding (M.O.U.)
• Work performed in an outside environment with exposure to dust, dirt and significant temperature
changes between heat and cold.
ESSENTIAL MENTAL ABILITIES:
• Exercise independent judgment.
• Self directing and organized.
• Reason objectively.
• Assess, project and plan work activities on a daily and weekly basis.
• Document concisely, accurately and timely.