Pump & Motor Technician I/II

Vallecitos Water District | San Marcos, CA

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Posted Date 10/24/2019

Salary:  I: $59,400 - $79,596; II: $68,760 - $92,148

The Pump & Motor Technician I/II locates, tests, operates, troubleshoots, repairs, fabricates, maintains, and installs mechanical equipment and components including pumps, motors, valves, and related appurtenances. The position may work in underground structures to remove obstructions or make repairs. The Pump & Motor Technician I/II utilizes the CMMS to generate work orders and purchase requisitions; enters applicable data tracking for preventative maintenance and equipment repair; estimates and secures tools, materials and supplies necessary; and requests parts and supplies as necessary. The duties require reading and interpreting plans, specifications, "as builts,", charts, and gauges. This position performs duties on potable water, wastewater and reclamation facilities.


Any combination of education or experience that provides the necessary knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical pathway is 12th grade graduation or equivalent, and possession of, or ability to obtain, a California Class C driver’s license. Water or wastewater coursework is desired.

The Technician I level requires 1-year experience in the operation, repair, and maintenance of pumps, electric motors, and industrial engines in a water or wastewater agency. Possession of a California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) Water Distribution Operator Grade 1 certificate required. Possession of a California Water Environmental Association (CWEA) Plant Maintenance Technologist Grade I certificate is desirable.

The Technician II level requires 2 additional years’ experience & possession of a SWRCB Water Distribution Operator Grade 2 certificate. Possession of a CWEA Mechanical Technologist Grade II certificate desirable.


he successful candidate has mechanical experience with a water or wastewater agency. Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Excel, highly desired.


? Vacation and sick leave
? 4 Medical Plan Options
? District-paid Dental, Vision, Life, and Long-Term Disability Insurance
? CalPERS 3% at 60 for Classic Members
? $2,000 District match to Deferred Compensation Plans
? Tuition Reimbursement
? On-site Fitness Facilities
? Computer Loan Program

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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