Canal and Hydro Plant Assistant Superintendent – Madera-Chowchilla Water and Power Authority
Location: Madera, CA
Employment Type: Full Time
Company: Madera-Chowchilla Water and Power Authority
Phone: (559) 474-0624
Madera-Chowchilla Water & Power Authority Job Announcement
Canal and Hydro Plant Assistant SuperintendentStarting Salary Range: $85,000 – $105, 000 Full-time FLSA: Exempt Under 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 equipment Qualifications: 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 https://mcwpa.specialdistrict.org/ 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 93637 Emailed 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.
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