Canal and Hydro Plant Assistant Superintendent – Madera-Chowchilla Water and Power Authority


    Canal and Hydro Plant Assistant Superintendent

    Madera-Chowchilla Water and Power Authority
    Company: Madera-Chowchilla Water and Power Authority
    Position: Admin
    City: Madera
    State: CA
    Employment Type: Full Time
    Phone: (559) 474-0624


    Madera-Chowchilla Water & Power Authority Job Announcement

    Canal and Hydro Plant Assistant SuperintendentStarting Salary Range: $85,000 – $105, 000Full-timeFLSA: ExemptUnder direction of the Canal and Hydro Plant Superintendent, incumbent is to assist with the management and operation the Authority’s hydro-electric plant and canal operations; assist with the development of canal and hydro plant operating policies and procedures; operates the Authority’s hydro-electric generating plants and the Madera Canal and Equalization Reservoir; communicates maintenance schedules for generating equipment; oversees Canal and Hydro Plant Operators.Some Essential Duties include:• Supervises personnel involved in the control of 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 (MID) and Chowchilla Water District (CWD)• Maintains accurate records of water flows• Supervises the maintenance of the canal and hydro plants.• Conducts inspections of hydro-electric plant equipment in accordance with check lists provided• Observes unusual conditions affecting plant operation and informs superintendent• Makes recommendations for corrective measures to superintendent• Communicates with MID and CWD operating supervisors and receives power and water dispatch orders• Separates generator from the line on schedule and stops equipment• Performs high voltage switching in a safe manner• Assist with training designated personnel in routine plant operating principles and procedures• Performs troubleshooting and maintenance on hydro-electric turbines amongst other equipmentQualifications: High School diploma/GED and specialized training in electrical circuits and operation and maintenance of hydro-electric or large pumping plants. Four years of Hydro-Electric Plant Operator experience and/or 4 years’ experience involving operation and maintenance of an irrigation water delivery system or equivalent education and experience.Licenses: Possession of a Class C California Driver’s License upon hire, and ability to obtain and maintain a Qualified Applicators Certificate with categories C and F within six months of hire date.Full COVID-19 Vaccination Required for Employment (Medical/Religious Exemptions Considered)This recruitment is for succession planning purposes and selected candidate is meant to shadow and eventually replace current incumbent upon retirement.How to Apply: Visit Public Information > Career Opportunities, print application materials. Return all documents to:Madera Irrigation District, ATTN: Human Resources Department, 12152 Road 28 1/4, Madera, CA 93637Emailed and faxed application materials will not be accepted. Completed application materials must be received by Deadline: September 30, 2022, 4:00pm to be considered.Madera-Chowchilla Water & Power Authority is an EOE, MFDV Employer. has supplied this information as an “information service” and cannot verify the accuracy of the information. is also not responsible for the timeliness of the information. Please check with the associated company for any additional information.
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