|Performs responsible skilled and supervisory work involving the installation, maintenance, calibration, repair and optimization of process instrumentation, SCADA systems and fiber optics. Work performed requires considerable trade knowledge in the area of assignment. Work is performed under general supervision of the Assistant Bureau Chief and the Plant Managers. Performance is reviewed through conferences, periodic inspections of work and performance of the instrumentation group.|
|Supervises Instrumentation Technician Senior, Instrumentation Technicians I/II, Programmers and electricians as assigned; assigns and reviews work, provides training, technical guidance, and evaluates employee performance.
Serves as a technical advisor to the wastewater Bureau on issues involving the design or major modification of instrumentation or SCADA system.
Supervises and/or participates in the installation, programming, maintenance and repair of instrumentation, SCADA or related fiber optics and control systems.
Ensures that employees are trained in proper work methods, equipment operations, and safety practices; enforces safety rules and regulations.
Troubleshoots and diagnoses problems; determines appropriate corrective measures, and prepares estimates of costs involved.
Participates in the selection, promotion and/or discipline of staff.
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.
Installs, calibrates, and repairs programmable logic controllers, electronic, hydraulic, and pneumatic wastewater process control instruments using hand, bench, and automated tools.
Keeps abreast of current technological developments in the field.
Performs other related duties as assigned, to insure efficient and continuous operation of wastewater process control and lift station instrumentation.
|Knowledge of the principles and practices involved in installing, programming, repairing and maintaining a variety of instrumentation, SCADA or related fiber optics and control systems and equipment.
Knowledge of advanced principles as they apply to instrumentation, fiber optics, and SCADA systems.
Knowledge of installation & construction of instrumentation, SCADA system, and fiber optics
Skill in the use of standard testing devices to calibrate or trouble shoot defects in instrumentation systems and fiber optics.
Ability to prepare cost estimates.
Ability to objectively interpret code requirements and related requirements.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to effectively communicate to supervisors, tradesman, contractors and managers both orally and in writing and to establish effective communication between all parties.
Ability to prepare written reports, maintain accurate records, make sketches and prepare reports.
Ability to move about safely on constructions work sites.
Ability to handle all physical requirements of the job classification.
Knowledge of the materials, tools, and equipment used in the fields of electronics and instrumentation.
Knowledge of the principals of control systems, computer systems, chemical feeders and instrumentation used in wastewater plants.
General knowledge regarding the theory of wastewater treatment.
Knowledge of telemetering systems and other methods of remote monitoring & control.
Knowledge of the safety precautions and devices necessary for operations of wastewater plants.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, schematics and specifications.
Ability to train others in performance of work assignments.
Ability to frequently walk and climb ladders and stairs while performing inspections, calibrations, maintenance; ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
Ability to work varying hours including, evenings, nights, and weekends and respond to emergency situations whenever notified.
|Associate's Degree in Electronics technology or equivalent with six (6) years progressively responsible experience in the installation, maintenance and calibration of water or wastewater electronic control systems, SCADA, fiber optics required; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Must possess valid Florida driver's license and have a home telephone.|