• Full Time
  • Castro Valley, CA
  • $95,118.00 - $115,617.00 Annually USD / Year

Website Castro Valley Sanitary District

Do you pride yourself on your strong communication skills and attention to detail? Are drafting plans your thing? Are you familiar with AutoCAD and GIS?

If so, the Castro Valley Sanitary District welcomes your application as Engineering Technician.

Performs a wide variety of technical field and office duties and provides operational support and assistance for the Engineering Department, including performing sanitary sewer inspections, providing technical advice to the public, maintaining engineering records, preparing reports, performing basic engineering calculations, and related work as assigned.

Regional Government Services and its staff is conducting this recruitment for the Castro Valley Sanitary District


Be an individual who is accountable, ethical, self-motivated, friendly, adaptable, and both comfortable working independently and in a team-oriented environment.
Be detail-oriented with exceptional organizational skills to perform the job functions in a constantly changing environment.
Have the ability to provide exceptional customer service support to internal and external customers and stakeholders.
Be an exceptional project manager who can manage multiple competing priorities while developing effective presentations and reports.
Have basic skills with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, AutoCAD, GIS, and other data entry systems.
Perform complex construction inspections to confirm contractual compliance with engineering and construction standards. Conduct inspections of construction and repair of public and private collection system components and CVSan facilities for compliance with CVSan Code, Alameda County building regulations, the Uniform Plumbing Code, and other regulations
Have experience reading and reviewing project plans to determine dimensions of system and material requirements.
Have strong communication skills both in oral and written form, and the ability to communicate complex ideas, and meet constantly changing priorities.

Attention to Detail Achieves thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task.
Collaboration Works co-operatively with other individuals and makes valued contributions.
Communication Effectively conveys and exchanges thoughts, opinions, or information verbally or in writing.
Critical Thinking Identifies and defines problems and develops workable solutions.
Customer Service Maintains on-going client relationships.
Interpersonal Relations and Skills Builds relationships based on mutual trust and respect.
Leverage Technology Comfortably works with technology.
Teamwork The process of working collaboratively with a group of people in order to achieve a goal.
Time Management/Organization Plans and executes plans for events, tasks, or processes in an efficient manner.

The Castro Valley Sanitary District (CVSan) is a small public agency organized under the Health and Safety Code of the State of California. As a California Special District, CVSan has responsibility for the operation and maintenance of the sanitary sewer collection system within the unincorporated community of Castro Valley. The District also is in charge of the administration of a refuse collection franchise, the District’s 25% interest in a wastewater treatment facility, implementation and administration of State and local mandated recycling programs, as well as District participation in sub-regional wastewater discharge and solid/hazardous waste management agencies.
Examples of Duties
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Typical Qualifications
Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Equivalent to completion of two (2) years of college-level coursework in civil engineering and/or drafting


Two (2) years of experience in field or office engineering technical support or drafting which has provided familiarity with engineering drafting, surveying, map checking, construction inspection, materials testing, and basic engineering design.

Interpersonal Effectiveness:
Ability to work effectively in a team-based organization focused on continuous improvement; establish and maintain a positive customer service attitude and effective working relationships with customers; demonstration of strong two-way communication skills, including the ability to listen, explain, and facilitate; ability to ask for input; offer help without being asked; accept suggestions; work with others to solve problems; provide recognition and encouragement.

Licenses and Certification:
Must possess valid California Class C driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record. Must obtain confined space certification. Must possess or obtain Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, AED and First Aid certificates within a time period specified by CVSan.

Other Requirements:
Willingness and ability to work scheduled and emergency overtime; attend meetings, workshops, and seminars during work and non-work hours as assigned.

Physical Requirements:
Be able to possess mobility and physical stamina to inspect various collection system and pumping station sites; work on uneven terrain; interpret printed materials and a computer screen; and communicate with people in person and over the telephone. Maintain static postures for extended periods of time; frequent repetitive use of hands and arms including grasping; occasionally bend, stoop, stretch and reach; have strength and stamina to safely transport up to one hundred (100) pounds.

Work Environment:
The work requires outside exposure to all weather conditions with dust, noise, fumes, odors, traffic, potentially hazardous materials, and electrical or heavy equipment. May work in confined spaces. Also works in an indoor climate-controlled office environment working around computer monitors; with and around others, or alone.


$95,118 – $115,617 Annually DOQ/DOE
*A cost-of-living increase is expected for this position.

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Supplemental Information
Applications must be submitted on-line through this applicant tracking system. All materials must be complete and clearly indicate the candidate meets the minimum qualifications. All statements made on the application, resume, and supplemental materials are subject to verification. False statements may be cause for immediate disqualification, removal from eligibility list or discharge from employment.

The deadline to apply is November 29, 2023.

Click here to apply: https://bit.ly/EngTechCVSan

Application – (Pass/Fail) Applications are screened based on the criteria indicated in this announcement. Incomplete, late, emailed, and faxed applications will not be accepted. Resumes are not considered in lieu of the required employment application. Certificates, resumes, and/or cover letters must be uploaded with your application through this applicant tracking system.

Minimum Qualifications (MQ) Appraisal – (Pass/Fail) All completed applications and supplemental questionnaires will be reviewed for each applicant’s ability to meet the minimum work experience, training, and education qualifications.

Online Skills Assessment – (Pass/Fail) An Online Skills Exam may be used to evaluate candidates’ knowledge, skills, and abilities for the position. The Online Skills Assessment exam is conducted via a video conference platform.

Remote Screening – (Pass/Fail) A remote screening process (tentatively scheduled for the beginning of December 2023) may be used to verify qualifications and evaluate candidate’s knowledge and skills for the position. Successful candidates will be placed on an eligible list and will be submitted to CVSan for further consideration.

All communication and notices will be sent via e-mail. Additional inquiries about the position may be directed to Maura Griffin at mgriffin@rgs.ca.gov.

Neither Regional Government Services nor the CVSan are responsible for failure of internet forms or email in submitting your application. Candidates who may require special assistance in any phase of the application or selection process should advise RGS by emailing mgriffin@rgs.ca.gov.

The Castro Valley Sanitary District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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