Electrical Instrumentation Technician I / II

Delta Diablo | Antioch, CA

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Posted Date 3/03/2020

Electrical Instrumentation Technician I / II
1 position available

This recruitment will establish an Eligibility List for the above position and will be filled at the applicable level based on operational needs and candidate qualifications.

Electrical Instrumentation Technician I - $6,683.14 – $8,346.33 per month (OM 140-00)

Electrical Instrumentation Technician II - $7,350.75 - $9,180.07 per month (OM 150-00)

FINAL FILING DATE: Open until filled. This recruitment may close without notice.
Applications received by March 25, 2020 will be reviewed on March 26, 2020
Applications received after March 26, 2020 will be considered at the discretion of the District.

THE POSITION: The Electrical Instrumentation Technician performs a variety of preventative maintenance and repair duties to troubleshoot, adjust, overhaul, calibrate, replace and install a variety of electrical, electronic, pneumatic, computer, microprocessor and variable frequency drive, electro-mechanical, digital, telemetry, and analog components commonly used in wastewater, recycled water, and resource recovery process control equipment and systems.

The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of the principles, theory and practices of electricity, electronics, instrumentation, computers, communications systems, pneumatics, and radio communications. Demonstrated knowledge of inspection, testing, calibration, maintenance and repair of process instrumentation and control equipment. The ability to work with a variety of tools that repair, calibrate, adjust and restore a variety of instruments in addition to a strong work ethic, safe work habits and ability to work independently are required.

Qualifications for this position includes a combination of training and experience which demonstrates that a person has obtained the required knowledge and is able to perform the required work (with reasonable accommodation, if needed). A person with the following combined training and experience would typically qualify to compete in a selection process:

Education, Experience and Required Licenses, Certifications and Registrations:

Electrical Instrumentation Technician I:
High school diploma or equivalent supplemented by vocational or technical school and training in mechanical maintenance


One (1) year experience servicing, overhauling, repairing and installing heavy equipment and machinery used in hydraulic and chemical processing plants comparable to Delta Diablo.

Valid California State Class C Driver’s License

Electrical Instrumentation Technician II:
High school diploma or equivalent supplemented by vocational or technical courses in electrical or instrumentation equipment maintenance and repair.

Four (4) years of journey-level industrial electrical and/or instrumentation maintenance experience, preferably in the wastewater industry.

Valid California State Class C Driver’s License

California Water Environment Association (CWEA) Grade II Electrical/Instrumentation Technology certification is desirable.

The Selection Process:
Applicants interested in this position are encouraged to submit a completed Delta Diablo Employment Application and written responses to the below Supplemental Questions. The first screening of submitted applications will be March 26, 2020. This position will remain open until filled.

Supplemental Questions (Please limit your response to these questions to 2,000 words total).

How many years of applicable experience do you have as an Industrial Electrical/Instrumentation Technician I/II?

Describe your applicable work experience you indicated in Question #1. Include employer’s name, position title(s), and time period of the experience. If you don’t have any experience, please state “No Experience.”

List any other trade certifications that you possess that are related to this position.

Briefly explain what training and experience you have maintaining electrical/mechanical equipment associated with a wastewater treatment plant. Include any experience working with SCADA and CMMS systems.

Briefly explain your experience with Variable Frequency Drives (VFD’s).

What is your experience working with HVAC systems?

Describe your familiarity with the ARC Flash Program and its Safety requirements.

All material should be submitted on-line at www.deltadiablo.org (preferred). Applications can also be submitted in-person or by U.S. Mail to:

Delta Diablo
2500 Pittsburg Antioch Highway
Antioch, CA 94509
ATTN: Human Resources

Incomplete applications will not be considered. A resume may be included but does not substitute for a completed application form.

Following the close of the recruitment, a screening committee will evaluate the qualifications of each candidate who has met the minimum requirements for this position. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement to the examination. Those candidates whose application indicates their experience and education are best suited to meet the current needs of the District will be invited to participate in the examination and/or interview process. The decision of the screening committee is final. Applicants may be invited to participate in an examination process that may involve a written test, skills performance, and a qualifying oral interview. All applicants shall receive written notification regarding the results of the review process. NOTE: The information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract, and these provisions are subject to change.

All final candidates for employment with the District are subject to a criminal background and reference check. successful candidates not currently employed in a regular status by the District must pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen to be considered for employment.

For more information about the Electrical/Instrumentation Technician I/II position and Delta Diablo, visit our websiteat www.deltadiablo.org.The information contained herein does not constitute either or implied contract, and these provisions are subject to change.


About Delta Diablo
Delta Diablo (formerly Delta Diablo Sanitation District) is an innovative California special district that provides wastewater resource recovery services for over 205,000 customers in the cities of Antioch and Pittsburg, and the unincorporated community of Bay Point. These services include secondary treatment of wastewater; production and distribution of recycled water; pollution prevention activities; beneficial use of biosolids as a soil amendment at land application sites; street sweeping; and household hazardous waste collection. Delta Diablo owns and operates a water resource recovery facility (WRRF) that provides secondary treatment for an average wastewater flow of 12 million gallons per day (MGD) and tertiary treatment for approximately 6 MGD to produce recycled water for use at two local power plants, golf courses, parks, and schools.?Delta Diablo has?78?full-time positions with operating and capital budgets of $28.7 million and $20.8 million, respectively, for fiscal year 2019 – 2020 (FY 19-20).

In addition to meeting its core mission of protecting public health and the environment, exemplified by 14 years without a violation of its WRRF discharge permit, Delta Diablo has established a vision of becoming a national leader in wastewater resource recovery by embracing innovative technologies, pursuing leading-edge initiatives that add value to ratepayers while benefitting the environment, challenging traditional approaches, and fostering a strong organizational commitment to its core values of Integrity, Teamwork, and Trust. Delta Diablo is governed by a three-member Board of Directors that includes the Mayor of Pittsburg, the Mayor of Antioch, and the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors Member representing the Bay Point community. Under the Board’s guidance, Delta Diablo has established a Strategic Business Plan that includes goals in five key areas—Financial Sustainability, Leadership, Operational Excellence, Workplace Innovation, and Stakeholder Engagement—as well as specific objectives for each year to continue progress toward meeting these goals.

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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