Water Reclamation Maintenance Planner

San Bernardino Municipal Water Department
Until Filled

The City of San Bernardino Municipal Water Department (SBMWD) is currently seeking highly qualified candidates for the Water Reclamation Maintenance Planner position. 

Salary Range: $63,794 - $81,662.73 Annually

There are lots of exciting things happening at SBMWD…


  • The Department’s recently approved rate increases will provide the necessary resources for funding ongoing operations and maintenance of the wastewater treatment facilities, wastewater programs, and wastewater capital projects. 
  • SBMWD is working on a significant recycled water project that will use state of the art advanced treatment technologies to provide water to recharge the Bunker Hill Groundwater Basin.   
  • The Department just completed design of a primary influent flow equalization system that will increase the WRP's treatment capacity while improving operational efficiency and reducing operating costs.
  • SMBWD will be recruiting for a Technical Training Coordinator, and all management positions will be working closely with this individual to develop a comprehensive employee competency-based training program.
  • The Department continues the ongoing process of updating its plant equipment. 
  • SBMWD is also progressive in testing new technology as it emerges. 


                                                                 Consider this wonderful opportunity to join the team!


This job opportunity will provide the right candidate with exciting work experiences and a work environment that is supportive of job enrichment and development for personal growth.  Such experiences will help prepare employees for future upward mobility in line with the Department’s succession planning goals. 




Under general direction, to provide professional level support to the change management process including evaluating and analyzing maintenance procedures and maintenance interfaces with all sections of the Water Reclamation (WR) division; to develop and recommend revisions to the procedures and interfaces to optimize efficiency; to provide management of the workload control segment of the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS); to plan, schedule, coordinate, and monitor work in accordance with established priorities, staffing, parts, and material availability; to maintain records and prepare reports; to assist in the management and coordination of the system of spare parts and materials inventory managed by the Purchasing Supervisor; to administer the Work Order System by coordinating work requests between various groups; to produce work schedules; to assist the Operations and Maintenance management teams with job interruptions due to emergency requests; to maintain, update, and control a complete library of manufacturers and vendor installation, operations and maintenance manuals (IOMs); plant record drawings, specifications, and shop drawings; and to perform related duties as assigned.

This is a single position class responsible for performing complex administrative work in planning, developing, coordinating, implementing, and delivering maintenance scheduling/management programs and services. The incumbent consults with administrators and technical personnel regarding the need for training programs and develops and evaluates training methodology and curriculum content. The Water Reclamation Maintenance Planner is responsible for fully understanding the programs, procedures, and policies of the Department and managing complex assignments receiving only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise. Supervision is received from the Director of Water Reclamation or designee.


Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a technical field, engineering, business or public administration, or related field.
Graduation from high school, or equivalent, and course work in a technical field, engineering, or business or public administration, or related field equivalent to an Associate’s degree.
Six (6) years of increasingly responsible experience in industrial maintenance planning or scheduling, including a minimum of four (4) years of journey level experience managing maintenance planning, maintenance, and repairs via a CMMS.

Possession of a valid Class “C” California driver’s license. For out of state applicants, a valid driver’s license is required and a valid Class “C” California driver’s license must be obtained within ten (10) days of appointment (CA Vehicle Code 12505c).



To apply for this position, please submit a resume (cover letter optional) on-line at jobs@hrdpm.com.  The resume should clearly indicate dates of employment, positions held, work experience including the class plant size for each employer, education, and all required certifications.   As an option, candidates may apply using the employment application form on the HRDPM.COM website.  A City employment application will be required later in the process.


Please see the full brochure for this position online at HRDPM.COM, under the "Recruitment" tab.  

Submit to:

Rhonda Strout-Garcia, Principal Consultant/Recruiter
HR Dynamics & Performance Management, Inc.
E-mail: jobs@hrdpm.com
If you have any questions regarding this position, please feel free to contact Ms. Strout-Garcia at rhonda@hrdpm.com

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