Utility Craftsworker, WR - Byron Location
Company: California Department of Water Resources
Posted on: October 19, 2020
REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMITTANCE TO THE EXAMINATION
Examination Application Form (STD 678 Rev. 10/2013) may be
postmarked or submitted in person on a continuous basis.
FAXED OR E-MAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Note: All applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications for this
examination by the Cut-Off Date.
Successful completion of a recognized utility craft apprenticeship.
(Apprentices who are within six months of completion of their
apprenticeship may be admitted to the examination, but they must
present evidence of successful completion of their apprenticeship
before they may be appointed.)
Four years of varied construction or maintenance experience in any
combination of functions such as maintenance carpentry, pipe
fitting, painting, welding, plumbing, concrete, or electrical work,
and which must have included one year of experience operating
medium or heavy maintenance or construction equipment
SPECIAL LICENSE REQUIREMENT
Possession of a valid permanent Class C California driver's
license. (A Class C is defined as a standard California driver's
In addition, a valid unrestricted California Class A driver's
license and appropriate special endorsements and certificates that
are required to fully comply with vehicular regulations must be
obtained. Employees must meet these requirements within 90 calendar
days of appointment.
A Utility Crafts worker, Water Resources, under supervision,
performs civil maintenance work; operates, services and makes minor
adjustments to medium and heavy construction and maintenance
equipment such as trucks, backhoes, loaders, cranes, graders,
bulldozers, draglines, and scrapers; performs maintenance
carpentry, electrical, welding, painting, and concrete work;
applies pesticides and herbicides for weed and rodent control; may
be involved in flood fighting activities as needed; directs and
assists in training apprentices and unskilled helpers and may, on
occasion, act as lead person on a project or shift basis over a
small crew; may use underwater diving equipment in connection with
underwater inspection and repair of structures and facilities.
Inability to obtain a valid California Class A driver's license and
special endorsements and certificates within 90 days after
appointment is sufficient cause for separation from employment.
Positions exist in several counties of the State, but we're
advertising for Delta Field Division, which is located in Contra
Costa County only. In actuality, our location is on the boarder of
Contra Costa county, Alameda county, and San Joaquin county. There
are 7 different places with the Department of Water Resources that
utilize Utility Craftsworkers, but we're only testing for positions
located in Contra Costa County at Delta Field Division.
Written Test - Weighted Pass/Fail
A. Knowledge of:
1. General maintenance and construction.
2. Equipment operation and maintenance.
Qualification Appraisal Interview
- Weighted 100%
In addition to evaluating the competitors' relative abilities as
demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, emphasis in the
examining interview will be on measuring competitively, relative to
job demands, each competitor's:
A. Knowledge of :
1. Operation and maintenance of medium and heavy maintenance and
2. Tools and practices used in welding, protective coating,
painting, carpentry, plumbing, pipe
fitting, rigging, sandblasting, masonry, concrete, cathodic
protection, and electrical.
3. Levee repair.
4. Pesticide application.
5. Safe working practices and departmental rules and
6. Federal, State, and local agency regulations applicable to use
of pesticides, control
burning, and transportation of heavy equipment.
7. Environmental regulations.
B. Ability to:
1. Apply required knowledge.
2. Perform varied skilled work relating to flood control and repair
of project facilities.
3. Follow directions.
4. Read and work from plans, drawings, and specifications.
5. Use of computers.
6. Assist in training of apprentice level employees.
7. Keep work records and make reports.
8. Maintain good relationships with people.
9. Ability and agility at a level required for successful job
HOW TO APPLY
You must submit the Examination Application (STD 678 Rev. 10/2013)
by the Cut-Off Dates of January 31 and July 31. If you miss this
cutoff date, your application will be held until the next testing
MAILING ADDRESS: OR SUBMIT IN PERSON:
Department of Water Resources Department of Water Resources
P.O. Box 9th Street, Room 320
Sacramento, CA 94 Sacramento, CA 95814
DO NOT SEND APPLICATIONS TO THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN
RESOURCES (CalHR) OR DEPARTMENT OF WATER RESOURCES' FIELD
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