Job Details

Union Sanitary District
  • Position Number: 4948544
  • Location: Union City, CA
  • Position Type: Facilities Management

Mechanic I/II

Join the Union Sanitary District Team as a Master Mechanic in Our State-of-the-Art Facilities

MECHANIC I/II - Elevate Your Career with Competitive Pay and Excellent Benefits

Mechanic I - $47.51- $57.75 Hourly*
$98,820.80 - $120,120.00 Annually

Mechanic II - $53.21 - $64.68 Hourly*
$110,676.80 - $134,534.40 Annually

(*Annual COLA to be added 3/1/2024)
Plus Excellent Benefits

Salary $98,820.80 - $134,534.40 Annually
Location Union City, CA
Job Type Full Time
Job Number 24007
Work Group FMC
Team FMC
Opening Date 01/19/2024
Closing Date 2/18/2024 4:00 PM Pacific

Are you ready to step into a career where you can make a difference and build a future? Look no further!

About Us:
Union Sanitary District (USD) is not just a workplace; it's a community where innovation meets excellence. Established in 1918, USD is a pioneering independent special district, delivering award-winning wastewater collection, treatment, and disposal services to the vibrant Tri-cities of Fremont, Newark, and Union City in southern Alameda County. At USD, we take pride in our diverse team of professionals and offer a dynamic work environment that values work/life balance.

Position Overview:
We are currently seeking a motivated and skilled Mechanic I/II to join our Fabrication, Maintenance, and Construction (FMC) Team. This full-time position offers a chance to work at our leading Wastewater Treatment Facility, servicing the Fremont, Newark, and Union City communities. The Mechanic I/II position offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

We also expect to have additional Mechanic I/II – Limited Duration positions available in the immediate future. These positions are expected to last 7-10 years and are fully benefited and at the same salary range. We will be creating a list with this recruitment to fill our upcoming positions.

Examples of Duties
What You'll Do:

- Mechanic I: Learn and perform semi-skilled, sub-journey work in mechanical equipment repair, routine maintenance, inspection, troubleshooting, and more.

- Mechanic II: Perform journey-level work in mechanical equipment repair, routine maintenance, inspection, troubleshooting, and more.

For more information about all of the exciting details of these positions, click here.

The Ideal Candidate:
- Solves mechanical problems with enthusiasm.
- Commits to customer service and safety.
- Exhibits a strong work ethic and good judgment.
- Thrives in a team-based organization.
- Communicates effectively and adapts to change.


Mechanic I: Education sufficient to demonstrate skill in following oral and written instructions in English, keeping standard records, and performing shop mathematical calculations accurately PLUS 2 years' experience in performing semi-skilled, sub-journey mechanical maintenance and repair of shop, field, plant, and construction equipment.

Mechanic II: Completion of the twelfth grade or its equivalent, and attainment of recognized journey-level status as a Maintenance/Plant Mechanic.

For Both Levels:
- Possess a valid Class C California driver's license and be insurable by the District.
- Ability to work effectively in a team-based organization.
- Skills with computer-based maintenance systems and general MS Office programs.
- Physical ability to perform critical job duties, including willingness to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions and work overtime as needed.
- Will be required to be in an on-call mechanic rotation pool once sufficient skills have been achieved.

Additional Information
Excellent Benefits:

- CalPERS retirement plan
- Medical, dental, and vision insurance for the employee and family
- Generous vacation and holiday time
- Short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurance
- Alternative workweek schedule
- Deferred Compensation Plan with Matching Funds
- Educational reimbursement and loan programs

IMPORTANT! Application Process:

Apply online at CAREERS AT USD | Sorted by Job Title ascending | . ( by 4:00 p.m., Sunday, 2/18/2024. Selected candidates will be invited to take an online Written Exam on Thursday – Friday, 2/22– 2/23/2024, followed by a Performance Test to be held onsite at the District on Friday or Saturday, 3/8 – 3/9/2024. Candidates whose scores on the Performance Test qualify them for further consideration will be invited to a Virtual Qualifications Appraisal Interview on Wednesday or Thursday, 3/20 – 3/21/2024. Finalist interviews will be held on Wednesday, 3/27/2024 onsite.

Be a Part of Our Community:
As a Disaster Service Worker, USD employees play a vital role in promoting public health and safety during emergencies. We are an equal opportunity employer, encouraging workforce diversity.

Candidates requiring assistance in the application process due to a disability should contact Human Resources at [].

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