UA 159 Plumbers, UA 342 Pipefitter/Welder Apprenticeships open April 22-26
Applications will be accepted for APPRENTICE PLUMBER (Contra Costa County) or APPRENTICE STEAMFITTER/WELDER will be accepted in Concord CA the week of April 22-April 26 from 8-12 noon only. Please bring all the required documents. Y
Applicants must be of at least 18 years of age, a high school graduate or equivalent and be physically able to do the work of the trade. PROOF OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR G.E.D. IS REQUIRED WHEN MAKING APPLICATION. NO APPLICATION WILL BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT THIS PROOF. A VALID DRIVER LICENSE, STATE ISSUED IDENTIFICATION CARD OR BIRTH CERTIFICATE IS REQUIRED FOR IDENTIFICATION AND PROOF OF AGE WHEN MAKING APPLICATION.
UA Local 342 Training Center
935 Detroit Avenue
Concord CA 94518
April 22, 2013 - April 26, 2013 (weekdays only)
8 am to 12 noon.
PRE-APPRENTICE LINEMEN POSITIONS open at PGE. May close any day!
On April 18, 2013 PG&E will be posting for the next round of Pre-Apprentice Linemen positions. Below is the link to the PG&E Talent Connect website that will be posting the openings.
APPLY IMMEDIATELY if you are interested. These positions may close at any time!
Tradeswomen, inc. notes that you may need a PC to access these positions on PGE's Talent Connect. It doesn't work well with Mac's/APple computers.
EBMUD Water Distribution Operator
EBMUD New recruitments for the week of April 15, 2013
Apply online only.
Water Distribution Operator ($71,208 - $78,516) – closes Friday, May 3, 2013.
PLEASE see description posted following.
reading "EBMUD Water Distribution Operator"
Water Distribution Operators inspect, maintain, monitor and control water system facilities and equipment both manually and remotely by computer to regulate treated water distribution and control water quality. These fully qualified operators are responsible for the efficient operation and general maintenance of a water distribution system without immediate supervision. Duties include:
• Inspecting pumping, distribution, storage and control structures and properties; performing minor maintenance; reporting any failures or operating difficulties and requesting maintenance or facility improvements as needed.
• Compiling data from flow meters, pressure gauges and distribution facilities’ water levels indicators, evaluating, recommending and/or taking appropriate action to improve water distribution operations and water quality within established guidelines.
• Maintaining records and generating reports such as logs of daily activities, facility operations and inspections, maintenance and cleaning performed and/or unusual operating conditions, etc.
• Operating pumps and valves to regulate water flow through distribution facilities.
• Responding to distribution system problems and investigating unusual operating conditions.
• Using hand tools to make limited repairs and adjustments to equipment; shuts down portions of the distribution system as necessary.
• Coordinating distribution system operation with the demand, storage and production of other facilities from a local area control center using a SCADA system.
• Analyzing SCADA system data in order to control flows and storage levels at transmission and distribution facilities to minimize pumping cost during peak power usage periods.
• Water distribution system equipment and facilities operation, maintenance and cleaning.
• Water distribution principles, methods and practices.
• Mechanical, electrical and hydraulic principles.
• Arithmetic, including adding, subtracting, multiplication, division of whole numbers and decimals.
• Common safe work practices.
• Routine facility and equipment maintenance and cleaning methods.
• Common hand tools.
• Operate pumping, storage and flow control equipment without immediate or detailed supervision.
• Operate water distribution system equipment, including automatic control devices.
• Compile, evaluate and analyze operational data to recommend or take appropriate action.
• Accurately read and record data from gauges and meters.
• Use PDAs to record field information and to generate and track shop orders.
• Read and interpret plant piping and distribution diagrams.
• Recognize unusual, inefficient or dangerous operating conditions and take appropriate action.
• Learn advanced SCADA system techniques.
• Perform minor maintenance and make operating adjustments to water distribution equipment.
• Learn complex analyses of water distribution system requirements.
Training and Experience:
A typical means of acquiring the essential knowledge and abilities is:
1. High school graduation plus six college semester units in the fundamentals of water supply or other D3 acceptable training.
2. Two years of distribution system operation experience* at the Operator Trainee level or higher.
3. Valid D2 certificate. Must obtain a D3 within 24 months of hire.
4. Valid California driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record.
5. Willingness to work assigned shifts, weekends and holidays as scheduled and to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.
6. Must be able to advance to the Senior Operator level within three years of hire in order to retain employment.
*An AA/AS in water or wastewater technology or distribution including at least 15 units of physical, chemical or biological science may be substituted for one year of experience.
*A BA/BS degree in engineering or one of the physical, chemical or biological sciences may be substituted for two years of experience.
Please see following:
City of San Francisco Electricians Applications, closes May 3rd
City & County of San Francisco (CCSF) is Accepting Applications for Electricians (7345) Now through May 3rd (5:00 p.m. PST)
Visit official Job Announcement:
If you meet the qualifications below, you are encouraged to apply. Please read and follow the official job announcement on the CCSF website.
1. Completion of a recognized Electrician Apprenticeship program (Inside Wireman Apprenticeship program) AND one (1) year of journey-level electrician experience; OR
Six (6) years of verifiable inside wireman experience equivalent to journey-level as defined by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers; AND
2. A current valid California driver’s license at the time of appointment. Candidates must be insurable under the City’s automobile liability insurance policy. Insurability must be maintained throughout employment.
Notes: One year full-time employment is equivalent to 2000 hours. (2000 hours of qualifying work experience is based on a 40 hours’ work week.). Any overtime hours that you work above forty (40) hours per week are not included in the calculation to determine full-time employment.
Please visit the CCSF website for official job announcement and additional requirements:
http://www.jobaps.com/SF/sup/BulPreview.asp?R1=CBT&R2=7345&R3=060194 (Please carefully read the full announcement as there are specific instructions for this examination)
SF City TRADES jobs - CARPENTRY position closes APRIL 5!
The City of San Francisco (SFGOV.org) has the job/test announcements out for 7226 Carpenter Supervisor I and for 7344 Carpenter positions.
Time is of the essence-the deadlines to apply online (only) is Friday 04/05/13.
These positions are online applications. Interested applicants are advised to create an online profile and utilize the search functions on the website for future openings.
Permanent Positions currently advertised:
7226 Carpenter Supervisor I
Recruitment #CBT-7226-060106 - CLOSES FRIDAY APRIL 5
7350 Transmission and Distribution Line Worker
Temporary positions currently advertised: