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Job Opening: Business Representative – CEMA

This position will work primarily in Monterey County and Santa Clara County representing an administrative supervisory bargaining unit of middle managers. The County Employees Management Association, (CEMA) founded in 1977, was the first Management Association to organize as a union. It is governed by an Executive Board of Directors that is elected every two years, and is affiliated with the Operating Engineers Union Local 3.

The successful candidate will work with another Business Representative and a part time Administrative Assistant and will provide all aspects of labor relations services to members and may serve as chief spokesperson for all aspects of multi-year contract negotiations. Further, this position will be involved with staffing various programs. Examples include: the Political Action Program, the Communications Program, the Professional Development Program, the Liaison Program, and the ongoing membership recruitment campaign.

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Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to

Submissions must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 8, 2022.

Job Opening: Construction Equipment Operator (CEO) Instructor


The CEO Instructor will provide both field and classroom training and testing to all levels of apprentices and/or Journey-level operators. Also develops and revises curriculum for assigned classes. Maintains daily grade sheets. Conducts safety evaluations for training site, equipment and personnel. Teaches safe practices on heavy equipment. Conducts Classroom Safety Meetings at JATC. Attends District and other Union meetings.

Becomes familiar with and enforces the Apprenticeship Standards and Rules and Regulations of Registered Apprentices.

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Applications are available at any District office or at our homepage, applications must be submitted to
Rebecca McGreal via email:, fax (916) 290-0272 or mail: 14738 Cantova Way, Sloughhouse, CA 95683 – ATTN: Rebecca McGreal by 5:00 pm on Monday June 6, 2022.

Job Opening: Organizer – Yuba City

The Organizer is a person who represents the local union membership. Activities in which the Organizer participates include, but are not limited to: negotiating on behalf of members; educating non-union workers and employers; organizing non-union workers and employers; responding to inquiries and complaints; negotiating new contracts; interpreting and enforcing the Federal and State Prevailing Wage Laws, legislation and regulations as well as servicing and educating the membership. The Organizer conducts meetings with workers and employers and promotes the trade union; The Organizer also researches, prepares and presents submissions at various hearings, boards and appeal panels.

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Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and a resume to Human Resources, via email:

Resumes must be received by 5:00pm on Friday, June 3, 2022.

Job Opening: Mechanic-HDR Instructor (RMTC)

Teach material from approved curriculum and course work as assigned. Perform hands-on demonstrations. Monitor students in field during hands-on practice. Provide professional and constructive feedback and conduct student evalutaions. Administer written and practical proficiency tests and evaluations. Provide individual one-on-one training in field as time permits. Repair, troubleshoot and analyze malfunctions of construction equipment. Paricipate in perventative maintenance programs. Observe vehicles and equipment for discrepancies. Operate and inspect machines, vehicles and/or equipment to diagnose defects and faciliate maintenance operations.

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Applications are available at any district office or on our homepage.

Interested applicants should submit an application to Rebecca McGreal, or via fax to 916-354-1126 or mail to Operating Engineers Local 3 JATC 14738 Cantova Way, Sloughhouse, CA 95683.

Applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1, 2022.