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Machining and Maintenance Worker III

East Bay Municipal Utility District

Oakland, California 94607
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Machining and Maintenance Worker III

$74,652 – $86,424 Annual Pay, Plus Excellent Benefits

Apply online at starting 4:30pm, Friday, February 3, 2017

This job posting will remain open until filled

Machining and Maintenance Worker III (MMW III) is the skilled sub-journey classification in the Machining and Maintenance Worker series at the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD). Individuals in the MMW III class perform more specialized mechanical maintenance and repair, and machine tooling operations requiring greater skills, more precision, a higher degree of trade knowledge, and with greater independence of action.

In addition to developing journey level skill in maintenance, repair and machine tooling operations, the MMW III will typically perform a variety of mechanical maintenance and repair work on water treatment and distribution plant equipment in the shop and field locations.

Competitive candidates will have: 

  • Strong math and mechanical skills

  • Strong study habits and discipline to successfully advance to the journey level

  • Strong ability to work from drawings, designs and sketches

  • Strong ability to maintain records and reports as it pertains to work assignments

  • Good work ethics and the ability to communicate effectively; works well with diverse groups


Any combination of education and experience that has led to the acquisition of the knowledge and abilities, which typically includes:

1.    A high school diploma, or its equivalent; AND

2.    Twelve months of experience equivalent to the EBMUD’s Machining and Maintenance Worker II

EBMUD candidates must have achieved satisfactory completion of the OJT, vocational school, and self-study courses specified in the EBMUD Maintenance Trades Training Program for Maintenance Machinists, and upon supervisory certification of proficiency.

Must advance to Maintenance Machinist within 18 months of appointment.

Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered. For more information, see our FAQ page at


Submit a completed EBMUD application and the required supplemental question responses online at by 4:30 p.m., by the following cut-off dates:

  • February 3, 2017
  • May 5, 2017
  • August 4, 2017

Only application materials submitted online during the filing period will be accepted. Candidates demonstrating the strongest qualifications for the position to be invited to a written test tentatively scheduled for:

  • February 25, 2017
  • May 20, 2017
  • August 19, 2017

These test dates will be confirmed once there are a reasonable number of qualified candidates identified as of the application cut-off date. If the number of qualified applications is low, candidates will be scheduled for the next subsequent test date.

Candidates who pass the written test will be invited to the performance test. The performance test is tentatively schedule for a date within the week of:

  • March 13, 2017
  • June 5, 2017
  • September 4, 2017

These test dates will be confirmed once there are a reasonable number of candidates who pass the written test. If the number of passing candidates is low, candidates will be scheduled for the next subsequent test date. The performance test is a hands-on shop test that covers work on a lathe, mill, grinder, welding, alignment and other shop related tasks.

Successful candidates will be placed on the hiring list, based on rank, for further consideration to fill the current regular vacancy, as well as others occurring over the next 12 to 24 months.

All employment offers are conditional, pending the results of a Live Scan background screening. All selected finalists must participate in the Live Scan background screening process to remain in consideration for EBMUD employment.

EBMUD is an EOE: Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Disability

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