Monday , January 30 2023

EBMUD Employment – Water Distribution Plumber I


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East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) is now recruiting for Water Distribution Plumber I (WDP I). WDP I positions work as crew members performing physically demanding outdoor work assisting in the installation, repair, and maintenance of underground pipelines, valves, meters, hydrants, and other related facilities. Additional tasks include:

  • Using a variety of hand tools and power tools
  • Digging and shoveling dirt, sand, and gravel
  • Operating large, heavy tools and equipment
  • Placing appropriate safety signs and directing traffic at work sites
  • Participating in the Pipeline Training Program to learn the skills necessary to perform the work WDP I’s work in both the Distribution Maintenance and Construction (DMC) and the Pipeline Construction and Equipment Divisions (PCD) of the Operations and Maintenance Department. Assignments may be made anywhere in EBMUD’s service area and may include job site reporting. Although no experience is required, the selection process is very competitive. Desirable qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent, and minimum one year experience performing outdoor manual labor using construction tools and equipment. The ideal candidate will be prepared to:
  • Report to work on time and be ready to start
  • Work cooperatively as a team member
  • Understand and follow verbal instructions and directions
  • Learn and apply required areas of knowledge
  • Build on foundational knowledge as required for promotion
  • Use tools and equipment properly, safely and effectively
  • Read and understand written training materials
  • Use basic arithmetic up to and including fractions, decimals and percentages
  • Demonstrate mechanical and spatial ability The salary range is $6,430 per month increasing to $6,752, $7,090 and $7,445 after 12, 24, and 36 months, respectively. EBMUD offers an excellent benefits program that includes: paid vacation, holidays and sick leave; family health insurance coverage; family dental and vision care plans; retirement plan (reciprocal with CalPERS); 401(k), 401(a) and 457(b) tax-deferred retirement plans; transit subsidy; tuition reimbursement; and opportunities for professional growth including training and career development. Requirements:
  • Completion of the eighth grade.
  • Possession of the physical characteristics to perform the critical and important duties of the job, including:
  • Lifting and carrying tools and equipment weighing up to 110 pounds
  • Working outdoors in a variety of weather conditions
  • Working paid overtime on an extended shift or off-hours as needed
  • Possession of a valid California driver’s license at the time of application and a satisfactory driving record. DMV reports will be reviewed during the exam process. Applicants who do not have a satisfactory driving record as of October 1, 2022 will be disqualified from the selection process. NOTE: Successful candidates must obtain a valid, unrestricted Class B California driver’s license with endorsement for air brakes within 6 months of appointment to this class. Failure to do so will result in termination of employment. The DMV has medical standards for commercial licenses. Applicants are advised to check with the DMV to ensure that they are aware of the medical requirements for a Class B license. NOTE: EBMUD requires all employees to provide written proof of vaccination. Those employees with sincerely held religious beliefs or valid medical reasons as determined by EBMUD will be exempt from vaccination requirements. Contact EBMUD Human Resources for additional questions. Submit a completed EBMUD application and the required supplemental question responses online at by 4:30 p.m., Friday, September 16, 20
  • Only application materials submitted online during the filing period will be accepted. EBMUD is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability

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