The Modesto Irrigation District is recruiting to fill two full-time vacancies in the Power Generation Department, Electric Resources Division to install, modify, maintain and operate the District's generation facilities.Any Qualified Individual May Apply. This is a non-exempt position and is allocated to Utility Services and Maintenance Bargaining Unit. The list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill other Generation Technician/Technician Apprentice vacancies that may occur within the District through September 9, 2020.If there is a lack of qualified candidates at the Generation Technician Journey level, the position will be filled at the Apprentice level and the incumbent's training and advancement will be governed by the District's Generation Technician Apprentice Training Program. Successful candidates at the apprentice level will be required to sign an Apprentice Agreement prior to beginning the Apprentice Training Program. Copies of the Apprentice Training Program and Apprentice Agreement are available in the Human Resources Department for review.
Any combination of education, experience, knowledge and abilities may satisfy the necessary minimum qualifications. A typical way to obtain the education, experience, knowledge and abilities would be:
Education:High school diploma or equivalent.
Experience:Successful completion of an approved apprenticeship program for Generation Technician or Two (2) years of journey level generation experience in a related area involving electrical or mechanical maintenance and operations is required for the journey level position. Twelve (12) months experience in a related area for the apprentice level.
Knowledge and Abilities:
Special Requirements: Must have a valid California Class C driver license. Attainment of crane certification is required subject to management discretion and must be maintained thereafter. Attainment of a California Class A driver license required subject to management discretion and must be maintained thereafter. Residency: Residence within a 35-mile radius of the Generation Technician's assigned primary work station must be established within six (6) months of appointment to this position and maintained thereafter. The Generation Department's primary work stations are defined as: McClure Generation Station (639 S. McClure Rd., Modesto, CA); Woodland Generation Station (920 Woodland Ave., Modesto, CA); Ripon Generation Station (1015 S. Stockton Blvd., Ripon, CA). Apprentice Agreement: The Apprentice Generation Technician position will be required to sign an Apprentice Agreement prior to beginning work.