|WW COMPUTER SPECIALIST|
|SEIU Professional Non-Exempt|
|Performs technical, professional, and analytical work pertaining to the evaluation, installation, use and maintenance of wastewater stand alone computers and wastewater local land wide area network computer systems. Responsible for analyzing wastewater hardware and software needs, installing hardware and software, training wastewater personnel in the use of computer applications and equipment, analyzing manual and automated systems, determining the feasibility of computer applications in the wastewater environment, and assisting with Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) instrumentation computers and Program Lift Stations (PLS's) at Treatment Plants and Lift Stations. Work is performed under general supervision and performance is reviewed through observation, discussion and review of effectiveness of programs.|
|Responds to and diagnoses hardware and software trouble calls; conducts test and debugs programs; checks existing programs within systems for errors; recommends configurations; makes necessary changes.
Installs, calibrates, repairs and programs programmable logic controllers and other various types of equipment and instruments using hand, bench and automated tools.
Evaluates, designs, installs and supports local area networks and standalone computers; installs peripheral equipment and software.
Trains and assist City Personnel in the use of computer applications and equipment; may conduct some on the job training classes as needed.
Data entry in Support Magic regarding status and maintains open work orders.
Maintains current with regards to latest changes and trends within the computer and peripheral industry, researches hardware and software, meets with the Technology Management Department staff and/or vendors for demonstrations and problem resolution.
Performs other related duties as required.
|Knowledge of information systems, concepts, techniques and operating principles.
Knowledge of various computer software programs and desktop publishing.
Knowledge of the materials, tools and equipment used in fields of electronics and instrumentation.
Knowledge of principles of control systems, computer systems, chemical feeders, PID loops and instrumentation used in waste water plants.
Skills in the operation and utilization of personal computers and computer terminals.
Skilled in problem determination and solution development.
Skilled in installation and adjustment of instruments, computers, printers and other related computer hardware.
Skilled in using digital volt meter, oscilloscope and other related test equipment for testing and troubleshooting.
Able to detect malfunctions and furnish technical advice on systems.
Ability to read specifications, schematics, ladder diagrams and blue prints.
Ability to work with employees specifically regarding varying degrees of computer knowledge.
Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously and complete all work assignments.
Must be able to physically install equipment which involves lifting up to 50 pounds, climb ladders, bending, kneeling, reaching and crawling.
|Bachelor's degree with major coursework in computer science, information systems, electronic technology, business or related field required, and six (6) months computer experience operating, installing, analyzing and maintaining various computer systems including hardware and software as applicable; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.|