The Oakdale Irrigation District is currently accepting applications for the following position:


Under general supervision of the Auto Shop Chief to use a variety of tools and equipment to perform journeyman level welding and cutting work in the fabrication and repair of metal works, equipment and tools, to make minor and major mechanical repairs to gasoline and diesel driven vehicles and other equipment, both under field and shop conditions, and to do related work as required.

Experience:     Two (2) years’ experience in the repair of automotive, light and heavy trucks and construction type equipment, and in welding and metal, equivalent to a journeyman level.

Education:      Equivalent to completion of a twelfth grade, supplemented by specialized training for diagnostic equipment.

Requirement: Possession of a valid California driver’s license with ability to obtain a Class "A" California driver's license within six (6) months of hire or transfer, and a good motor vehicle driving record as evidenced by freedom from multiple or serious traffic violations or accidents for at least two (2) years duration.  The driving record will not contribute to an increase in the District's automobile insurance rates.

 A Department of Motor Vehicles "Driver Record Information" printout will be required at the time of hire.

Possession of an appropriate certification in structural steel welding with E7018 welder’s certification within six (6) months of hire.

Respond to emergencies, work overtime as needed and work schedules as assigned.

Applications and a copy of the job description may be obtained at the Oakdale Irrigation District office.  An interview will be required along with a possible a written test; in addition, a background check, pre-employment physical including a routine drug screen will be required post-offer of employment. 

Completed Applications must be received at the OID office no later than June 28, 2019 by 5:00 p.m. for consideration.  Applications may be sent to the attention of Kim Bukhari, Human Resources Analyst at (redacted), by fax to (209) 840-5575 or dropped off in person.  For additional information, please call (209) 840-5519.  EOE

Salary:  $25.55 (80%) - $31.94 (100%)/hour + Comprehensive Benefits Package.

 Job Description: 

Welder Fleet Equipment Mechanic 2018.pdfApplication for Employment OID Rev. 10-03-18.pdf

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