|INSTRUMENTATION TECHNICIAN SR|
|SEIU White Collar Non-Exempt|
|Performs advanced technical work maintaining a comprehensive program for the maintenance of measurement and process control instrumentation within waste water facilities. Employees assigned to this class analyze instrumentation needs, serve as a technical adviser for system design and alterations, consult with contractors and instruct employees engaged in instrumentation work, and perform hands-on instrumentation work by installing, maintaining, repairing, and calibrating equipment. Work is reviewed through conferences and results obtained.|
|Installs, calibrates, and repairs programmable logic controllers, electronic, hydraulic, and pneumatic waste water process control instruments using hand, bench, and automated tools.
Analyzes failed components, inefficient systems and frequently maintained assemblies using electronic testing equipment and redesigns for improved service and reduced operating and maintenance.
Lead workers over Instrumentation Technicians; may provide training and technical guidance.
Monitors and maintains inventory of electronic components, prepares requisitions for supplies and parts, and procures replacements from vendors.
Interprets Federal Communication Commission laws and insures instrumentation fixtures and equipment comply with technical standards.
Maintains records on the installation, maintenance, testing, calibration, repair and replacement of equipment. Prepares and presents reports as requested.
Keeps abreast of current technological developments in the field.
May participate in the design of control systems, coordinate systems installation or alteration, evaluate contractor activities for compliance with specifications and technical adequacy.
Performs other related duties as required.
|Knowledge of the principles and practices pertaining to the installation, adjustment, maintenance and repair of instruments.
Knowledge of the materials, tools, and equipment used in the fields of electronics and instrumentation.
Knowledge of the principles of control systems, computer systems, chemical feeders and instrumentation used in waste water plants.
Knowledge of Ladder Logic programming and troubleshooting.
Knowledge of the theory of waste water treatment.
Knowledge of Fiber Optics installation, repair, and troubleshooting.
Knowledge of telemetering systems.
Knowledge of design and troubleshooting current SCADIA systems.
Knowledge of electronic theory as applied to intricate meters, automatic controls and related instruments.
Knowledge of the safety precautions and devices necessary for the safe and efficient operations of waste water plants.
Skill in the installation and adjustment of instruments, and in the use and care of tools and equipment pertaining to the installation and adjustment of instruments.
Ability to analyze working condition of waste water plant instrumentation to detect flaws or defects in operation and to take appropriate corrective steps.
Ability to read, interpret, and work from blueprints, diagrams, and schematics.
Ability to consult with, advise and assist other technical personnel with technical problems.
Ability to maintain records, make sketches and prepare reports.
Ability to train others in performance of work assignments.
Ability to operate vehicle in performance of job.
Ability to operate calibration equipment, programming keyboard and CRT.
Ability to frequently walk and climb ladders and stairs while performing inspections, calibrations, maintenance; ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, supervisors, managers, contractors and the general public.
Ability to work varying hours including, evenings, nights, and weekends and respond to emergency situations whenever notified.
|Associate degree in Electronics Technology or equivalent with four (4) or more years progressively responsible experience in the installation, maintenance and calibration of waste water tonic control systems required; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. A valid Florida driver's license and have a home telephone is required.
REVISED: 2/7/92 BR
5/21/03 MGR Degree changed