Senior Electrical/Instrumentation Technician

City of San Bernardino Municipal Water Department | San Bernardino, CA

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Posted Date 11/06/2020
Description

DUTIES SUMMARY

 

Under general supervision, performs a variety of journey-level skilled electrical/instrumentation and/or electrical maintenance work; performs construction, installation, maintenance and repair of water utility and water reclamation motors, panels, switches, regulators and lighting systems; performs inspections, installations, maintenance and repairs of instruments, controllers and related equipment; works in and around low voltage (600V or less) panels and circuits; works under the appropriate applicable provisions of the National Electric code, approved plans and specifications and standard industry practices; maintains Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system’s Remote Terminal Units (RTUs), Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and associated control equipment and systems; performs training and provides assistance to Electrical and Instrumentation Technician personnel as required; performs related work as required.

 

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

 

This class is the journey level technical class in the electrical series.  In addition to performing the duties of the lower level class, incumbents are responsible for training lower level personnel, inspecting the work performed by contractors, performing more complex troubleshooting and diagnosis of electric and electronic problems and developing solutions to complex electric and electronic problems. 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

An employee within this classification may be designated as a “key responder” and as such shall be required to respond to non-normal working hour emergency operational conditions.

 

Education and Experience:

 

                        High School graduation or G.E.D. equivalent and four (4) years of journey level experience in electrical systems and electronic instrumentation installation, maintenance, and repair including at least one (1) year of experience with programmable logic controllers (PLCs).

 

Or

 

                        Trade School graduation and two (2) years of journey level experience in electrical systems and electronic instrumentation installation, maintenance and repair including at least one (1) year of experience with programmable logic controllers (PLCs).

 

Or

 

                        Military Technical School in Electrical/Electronics graduation and two (2) years of journey level experience in electrical systems and electronic instrumentation maintenance and repair including at least one (1) year of experience with programmable logic controllers (PLCs) .

 

                        And

 

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

 

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

 

Must be able to respond to call-outs or emergencies including being on—call.

 

Must be clean shaven or trimmed facial hair in order to properly use personal respirators and SCBA equipment. Must pass a respiratory medical exam and be physically able to wear SCBA equipment.  Must be able to work in enclosed spaces while wearing protective clothing under extreme temperatures and hazardous environments.

 

 

PHYSICAL TASKS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

 

Work involves exposure to potential physical harm, hazardous chemicals and infectious disease.  There is frequent need to stand, sit, stoop, walk and perform other similar actions during the course of the workday.  Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 

 

Incumbents require sufficient mobility to work in a variety of environmental and weather conditions, transport materials and supplies weighing up to 100 pounds, work in boom truck with lift of 30 to 60 feet and work to heights of 150 feet.  Must be able to see in the normal visual range with or without correction.  Must be able to hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.  Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

 

Salary: $38.2221 to $48.9275 hourly
Apply online at: www.sbmwd.org
Recruitment opens 11/9/2020 and closes 12/6/2020
(909)453-6091   EEO/ADA

Salary38.22 Hour
Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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