Oro Loma Sanitary District

Electrical Instrumentation Technician

Onsite - San Lorenzo, CA
Application Deadline: 6/10/25



One Immediate Opening



$9,119 – $12,221 per month

(after June 24, 2024 – $9,484 – $12,710 per month)

(plus benefits for you and your family)


Posting Date: June 10, 2024


Final Filing Date: Open until filled



Under general direction of the Maintenance Manager, to perform professional work involving all the process control and electrical systems at the District’s Water Pollution Control Plant and pumping stations, including troubleshooting, preventative and corrective maintenance, installation, calibration and repair of electrical and instrumentation equipment.



The applicant should be able to successfully perform the full duties and meet the qualifications contained in the job description for this position. Examples of duties: repair, calibrate and maintain various electronic and pneumatic process control system components; prepare plans and make modifications to existing system(s) where such modifications would be desirable for the improvement of the system(s); maintain automatic speed control equipment at the wastewater treatment plant, and various lift stations throughout the District; maintain and repair the electrical, electronic, pneumatic or hydraulic equipment throughout the treatment plant, pump stations, and the administrative buildings; perform and update electrical/instrumentation preventative maintenance duties using Computerized Maintenance Management System as required, and perform other related duties as assigned. For a complete list of duties and responsibilities, please review the job description at https://apptrkr.com/5315072.




• Have strong technical skills in troubleshooting and repairing electrical and instrumentation systems.


• Clear communication for effectively conveying information about issues and solutions to team members and supervisors.


• Building good working relationships involves being collaborative, reliable, and respectful towards colleagues and clients.


• Knowledge of SCADA desired, but not required for the position.


EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: (Any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and experience may be qualifying.)


Three years recent journey-level experience in electrical circuitry, methods, materials, tools and equipment used in maintaining, repairing, testing, and installing electro-mechanical metering and recording instruments. Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Two years of college level course work covering technical material necessary for this type of work is desirable.




Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license from the California Department of Motor Vehicles; and a DMV record which meets the District’s Driving Standards. Possession of, or ability to obtain, within three years of appointment, a California Water Environment Association (CWEA) Technical Certification, Electrical/Instrumentation in Technology Grade II.



Submit a current resume and cover letter to info@oroloma.org at your earliest convenience.


We are reviewing resumes as they are received, so apply now! The recruitment may close without notice when a viable candidate is identified and mutual interest is established.


Those candidates whose qualifications most closely match the needs of the District will be invited to participate in interviews.



The recruitment is open until the position is filled.


NOTE: The information contained herein does not constitute an expressed or implied contract, and any part of the selection process may be modified or canceled to meet the needs of the District.


Oro Loma Sanitary District

Oro Loma Sanitary District serves a population of approximately 135,000, encompassing 13 square miles, serving the communities of San Lorenzo, Ashland, Cherryland, Fairview, portions of Castro Valley, Hayward and San Leandro. The District’s wastewater treatment plant is located off the San Francisco Bay, just to the south of San Leandro and to the north of Hayward. Easy access to the Plant is off highway 880.


Oro Loma Mission Statement:

To provide the highest value in wastewater, solid waste, and recycling services to our customers and protect the San Francisco Bay and our communities.




PERS (Public Employees’ Retirement System) – 2% at 60 for classic members; 2% at 62 for new members; highest three-year average final compensation.


Retiree Medical – Post-retirement medical for employee, based on age and years of service.


Deferred Compensation – The District contributes 0.32% of base salary to a 457(b) plan; in addition, the District matches 50% of voluntary contributions to a maximum of $750/yr.


Holidays – Nine regular and seven floating holidays each year.


Vacation – Years 1-5: 11 days; Years 6-15: 15 days; Years 16-20: 20 days; Gradual increase to a maximum of 25 days after 25 years.


Sick leave – 12 days per year; unlimited accrual.


Benefits – District-paid health and dental insurance for employee and family, and vision insurance for employee; life insurance; healthcare and dependent care reimbursement per Section 125 of the IRS Code; $140.00/month cash back.


Employee Qualification Improvement Program – Educational assistance up to $5,250 per year.


Probation Period – The probationary period for Oro Loma employees is 12 months.


Employment Offers – Employment offers are made following the successful completion of a background check and pre-employment physical exam and drug screening. Employment offers are also made contingent upon verification of identity and legal right to work in the U.S.A. pursuant to federal law.


Oro Loma Services

There are 272 miles of sewer lines located in the District. Oro Loma collects sewage for 47,000 households and businesses, and treats approximately 12 million gallons of sewage per day, including sewage flow from Castro Valley Sanitary District.


The District treats wastewater to a secondary level through physical, biological, and chemical processes.

The District oversees trash, recycling, and organics collection services provided by a private company for 47,000 customers. The recycling and organics collection programs are intended to reduce landfill disposal in accordance with state and county mandates. For more information, visit www.OroLoma.org.