Job Title: Operations & Maintenance Tech II (Coater)
Posting Date: 3/29/2017
Job Number: 5411080
Los Angeles, CA
Work Schedule: 4/10
Application Filling Period: April 17-May 8, 2017 @ 4:30pm PST. Application filing period may close prior to the filing end date if sufficient applications have been received. If sufficient applications have not been received, then the filing period end date may be extended.
Salary Range: $24.74 - $32.55 per hour
The O & M Tech II - Coater performs and/or assists with coating tasks to effectively protect and improve a variety of structures and assets composed of varied metals, concrete, wood or polymers as well as contemporary composites or other similar materials. Coater II’s support the operational core of water and power reliability by effectively meeting or exceeding customer expectations through general coating practices applied to maintain, stabilize or improve the quality of equipment within treatment plants, conveyance and distribution facilities, shops and other occupied and unoccupied structures. • Performs and/or assists with general surface preparation and coating PM, CM and improvements to protect varied water utility assets, equipment, parts, structures and related systems from the degradation of corrosion and wear, and to enhance operational reliability and capacity. • Performs and/or assists with completing general surface preparation and treatment for effective coating adhesion on a variety of materials in both shop and field environments by safely utilizing traditional hand as well as power tools and equipment such as scrapers, grinders, sanders, brushes, degreasers, cleaners, and sandblasting equipment. • Performs and/or assists with completing calibration, testing and maintenance of supplied air breathing apparatus, as well as, air and gas monitoring equipment such as LeMans type equipment or equivalent. • Assists in the operation of coating application equipment such as high volume low pressure (HVLP), airless, electrostatic, powder coating and various types of injection pumps. • Utilize designated abrasive material for safe and effective use in surface preparation. • Assists with safely mixing and preparing coating material including traditional and advanced materials such as paints and related thinners/vehicles of various types and viscosities, as well as epoxies, sealants, plastics, polymers and composite materials. • Assists with completing accurate and timely regulatory usage records as required by the AQMD. • Operates necessary equipment such as varied abrasive blasting and hand preparation tools, sprayers, associated compressors, scaffolds, ladders, lifts, three ton stationary cranes (non-mobile) and rigging or similar equipment to effectively complete preparation and coating work. • Performs and/or assists with improvements, PM and CM activities on a variety of preparation and coating equipment such as sandblasters, sprayers, air monitoring equipment and similar equipment to ensure effective operation. • Assists with general mechanical work related to the shutdown, inspection, and repairs to aqueducts, pipelines, treatment plants or other operating facilities.
Benefits: • Competitive compensation • Excellent medical, dental, life, vision • Retirement plans, including pension plan and 401k • Tuition reimbursement • Training and advancement opportunities • Excellent working environment • Public transportation reimbursements and van pools For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: http://www.mwdh2o.com/PDF_Careers/benefits.pdf This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. To receive a copy of the complete job description, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org Reasonable accommodation for people with disabilities may be requested by calling (213) 217-7738 at least 5 working days in advance of the scheduled examination date(s). MWD is a Federal and State EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.