Maintenance Machinist

Oakland, CA posted on July 15

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Mark Martin Oakland, CA (94615)
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Maintenance Machinists perform skilled mechanical maintenance and repair work in the shop and at waterworks facilities, and sets up and operates a variety of machine tools used in fabricating repair parts and fittings. Machining work at EBMUD relies on the manual use of machine shop equipment rather than CNC machines. The ideal candidate for this position are skilled, journey-level Machinists with shop and field experience; knowledgeable in setting up, using and operating such equipment as a drill press, lathe, key-seater, surface grinder, mill and bolt threading machine in order to modify and fabricate parts by hand; experience and strong aptitudes in shop math, reading, interpreting, and working from mechanical drawings and specifications.
All applicants who meet the job requirements will be invited to a two step testing process. The first step is a written test based on mechanical drawings. The second step is a hands-on shop test which includes work on the lathe, mill, grinder, welding, shaft alignment and pipe fitting. Candidates successful in the testing process will be placed on a hiring list.
A typical means of acquiring the essential knowledge, skills and abilities for this position is: Completion of the twelfth grade, or its equivalent and EITHER: Sixteen months' experience comparable to the District's Machining and Maintenance Worker III classification, including satisfactory completion of the appropriate courses and advanced on-the-job training, as specified in the District's Maintenance Trades Training Program for Maintenance Machinists; OR: Attainment of recognized journey level status as a Maintenance Machinist or Millwright with work experience primarily in maintenance/repair rather than limited to production machine tool operations. Sufficient strength to lift heavy parts and tools weighing up to 90 pounds, sufficient agility to climb ladders to a height of 40 feet, and sufficient stamina to perform strenuous work for an extended period of time. Must possess a valid California driver's license and have a satisfactory driving record. Must be willing to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions and work overtime as needed.