Lead Facilities Worker

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We seek to recognize, acknowledge and reward contributions to OCSD by our many talented employees.
OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of a Lead Facilities Worker
Under direction, leads, oversees, and participates in the work of staff responsible for the inspection, maintenance and repair of District buildings and grounds that include pump stations and easements. This individual performs the more complex advanced-journey level functions, including carpentry, plumbing, and painting activities; and also verifies the work of assigned employees for accuracy, proper work methods, techniques, compliance with applicable standards and specifications, and provides technical and safety training as necessary. The incumbent will monitor a variety of facilities maintenance contracts, which includes scheduling and coordinating contract work, ensuring work is completed in compliance with contract specifications, reconciling and processing applicable payments, and assisting in writing scopes of work and agenda reports. The successful candidate will lead by example, demonstrate and promote safe work practices and ensure adherence to safety requirements and applicable policies and procedures.
This position requires the possession of a high school diploma (or equivalent), supplemented by specialized training in the building trades. An Associates degree or Bachelors degree is desired. Four (4) years of increasingly responsible facility maintenance experience is required, including at least two (2) years performing duties at a level comparable to a Facilities Worker with the District. The ability to work in a planned and scheduled maintenance environment is needed. The selected candidate will be able to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, along with the ability to lead, plan and organize work to meet changing priorities and deadlines. The ability to perform strenuous work including lifting a minimum of 40 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation is required. The ability to operate a computer and applicable software is necessary. A valid California class C drivers license is needed to travel between both plant facilities and work at various field locations throughout OCSDs service area.
Vacancies: 1
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APPLICATION FILING DEADLINE: Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 5:00 P.M.
(or until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received)
Hiring Salary Range: $31.76 - $35.01/Hour
(starting salary will be within this range based upon qualifications)
Physical Demands
Must possess mobility to work in the field; strength, stamina and mobility to perform medium to heavy physical work, to work in confined spaces, around machines and to climb and descend ladders, and operate varied hand and power tools and construction equipment; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone or radio. The job involves fieldwork requiring frequent walking in operational areas to identify problems or hazards. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate above-mentioned tools and equipment. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach and climb to perform work and inspect work sites. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing a minimum of 40 pounds, or heavier weights with the use of proper equipment.
Environmental Elements
Employees work in the shop and are exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, road hazards, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives, and contractors in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.
Disaster Service Workers
All Orange County Sanitation District employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the Orange County Sanitation District requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.
OTHER information
For the full range of duties, responsibilities, and essential job functions please review the Classification Specification for this position found on our website.
Applicants must clearly demonstrate, through their application materials, that they meet the minimum requirements as outlined in the job announcement and class specification to receive further consideration. However, meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of OCSDs pre-employment process, which includes a background investigation and a physical examination. For some positions this may include a drug screen. False statements may be cause for disqualification, removal from the eligible list, or discharge from employment. All statements made on applications are subject to investigation and verification.
OCSD only accepts applications submitted via our online application system. Resumes submitted via mail, fax or email will not be accepted.
The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice.

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