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Job Time Type: Full Time (30 Hours or More)

Job Description: Under general supervision from the Wastewater Treatment Manager and direct supervision from the Electrical/Environmental Supervisor, to perform electrical and instrumentation work with a minimum of technical guidance. Perform complex electrical work and preventative maintenance on electrical distribution systems, motors, pumps, and instrumentation; sewer and storm water collection and pumping systems; supervision of other technical and maintenance personnel; to perform related work as required.

Typical Duties:

  • Perform a variety of skilled tasks in the preventative maintenance, repair, installation, and calibration of electrical, electronic, telephone, pneumatic, hydraulic, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems; *
  • Radio, telemetry, and instrumentation equipment, mechanical equipment, and analyzers; *
  • Install, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain instruments and control systems to assist in the monitoring and control of plant and pumping station processes; *
  • Assists in the development, construction, and installation of new electrical systems and maintenance, repair or replacement of electrical equipment; *
  • Maintain electrical transformers, generators, solar systems, and medium voltage (480-600 volts) distribution and control systems; *
  • Prepare specifications for purchases of parts and supplies; *
  • Maintain accurate records;
  • Research and develop information needed by department management; *
  • Operate computer equipment and software; *
  • Develop field sketches and update record drawings of electrical systems; *
  • Supervise and train less experienced personnel; *
  • Prepare technical reports as required;
  • Perform related assignments as necessary.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of: Design, installation, maintenance and repair of industrial electrical systems; occupational hazards and safety procedures related to the position; medium voltage distribution systems and supervisory controls; National Electric Code and other appropriate standards and specifications; principles and techniques of repairing, calibrating, and maintaining wastewater plant instrumentation; electrical and electronic theory; pneumatic theory; industrial process control; mathematical computations to perform the work; tools and materials used in the development, construction, and maintenance of electrical equipment in the operation of a wastewater treatment plant, including collection system pumping and storage facilities.

Ability to: Diagnose and detect faults in complex electronic and electrical equipment; fabricate various panels, control systems and conduit runs; safely use and care for a variety of tools and equipment; compute power and load requirements for medium voltage industrial systems; operate a variety of test instruments; read and prepare wiring diagrams; maintain accurate records, technical reports and estimates; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; understand and interpret oral and written instructions; operate computer equipment and software. Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of duties. Observe all appropriate safety precautions as required, including Cal/OSHA General Industry Safety Orders, National Electric Code, National Fire Protection Association, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, and City safety policies.

   Minimum Qualifications:

Experience: Four years of experience in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical equipment in a water and/or wastewater treatment plant. Experience in an industrial or commercial environment performing similar or same duties can be considered.

Education: Any combination of equivalent experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be considered qualifying. Course work or possession of specialized training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities is preferred.  Successfully complete certification as a Grade II Plant Maintenance Electrical Instrumentation Technologist as issued by the California Water Environment Association (CWEA) within 18 months of appointment.

Additional Requirement: Possession of a valid California Driver License.

Desired Qualifications:

Experience: Experience in the maintenance and repair of electronic programmable logic control systems is desirable.

 

Education Level: High School Diploma or Equivalent

Requires a Driver’s License: Yes

Minimum Salary: 25.60 Hour                    Maximum Salary: 35.29 Hour

Pay Comments: DOE (Depends on Experience)

Job Application Methods Accepted: Via Company Website (Address provided below)

Company Website: https://chico.ca.us/

How to Apply: For a full description and to apply visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/chico

Employer Information:

CITY OF CHICO

411 Main Street

Chico, CA 95928

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 48
Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: Yes
Minimum Hourly Wage: 25.60
Maximum Hourly Wage: 35.29
Salary Range: DOE