Under the general supervision of the Electrical/Instrumentation Supervisor, an Electrical/Instrumentation Technician I, II performs a variety of skilled work related to the installation, maintenance and repair of industrial low and high voltage electrical motors, motor controls and all related electrical equipment. This position also requires a variety of skilled work related to the installation, maintenance, calibration and repair of electrical, electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical instruments used for measurement and control. This is a flexibly staffed series and employees typically enter as an Electrical/Instrumentation Technician I. An Electrical/Instrumentation Technician I exercises less independent judgment and discretion and has a narrower scope of responsibility. Level I employees are promoted to level II when both District competency assessment standards are met and required certification is obtained. The Electrical/Instrumentation Technician II is the fully experienced, journey level class.
EDUCATION: High School Graduation or equivalent is required. College level classes in electrical and / or electronics and process control technology may substitute for work experience. Successful completion of a recognized electrical or instrumentation apprenticeship is desirable.
EXPERIENCE: Electrical/Instrumentation I - One (1) year of experience performing semi-skilled electrical/instrumentation technician work. Electrical/Instrumentation II - Three (3) years of prior experience as an Electrical/Instrumentation I at the journey level performing high and low voltage electrical and/ or instrumentation work in a water/wastewater facility and/or an industrial setting.
REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS:
A valid California class C driver’s license must be maintained at all times. A Grade I Electrical/Instrumentation Technician Certification is required to advance beyond step one of the salary range. A Grade II Electrical/Instrumentation Technician Certification is required to advance to a Technician II.
DESIRED CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS:
One or more of the following certifications are highly desirable:
Electrical / Instrumentation II: CWEA Grade III Electrical/Instrumentation Technician Certification
State of California Grade III Water Distribution Certification
State of California Grade III Water Treatment Certification
State of California Grade III Wastewater Treatment Certification
California State Department of Industrial Relations Electrician Certification.