|INSTRUMENTATION TECH II|
|SEIU White Collar Non-Exempt|
|Under general supervision, applies knowledge, skills and abilities to perform responsible maintenance activities on instrumentation and controls equipment; performs a variety of electronic and mechanical maintenance and repair activities on a wide range of instrumentation and controls equipment. This position maintains the safe and efficient operation of wastewater treatment plants and lift stations to avoid damage to instrumentation equipment and involves the installation, operation, maintenance, testing and repair of instrumentation and controls, switchgear, metering and control systems. Work is reviewed through conferences, observations and feedback from immediate supervisor.|
|Troubleshoots and diagnoses instrumentation and control equipment; when malfunction occurs, determines appropriate method of correction and coordinates and/or performs required maintenance or repair
Disassembles instrumentation and control equipment and rebuilds, repairs and/or replaces necessary parts
Inspects and checks performance of instrumentation and control equipment with the use of precision instruments such as digital volt meter, oscilloscope and milliamp current source, waveform generator, calibrated pressure source; compares measured values and adjusts to acceptable tolerances
Maintains records of performance checks and service of instrumentation equipment in order to anticipate and prepare for future malfunctions
Plans, schedules, and performs calibration and preventive maintenance to repair or modify defects and maintain operating condition of instrumentation and control equipment
Reviews and interprets blueprints, schematics, wiring diagrams and P&ID loop drawings for proper operation and maintenance/repair of instrumentation and control equipment
Estimates time, parts, tools and equipment needed for instrumentation repair and maintenance projects and completes appropriate forms to obtain items
Provides input to Safety Coordinator regarding proper operating procedures with other plant personnel to ensure proper operation and maintenance of generation equipment
Makes recommendations as to design changes to improve the performance or maximize the operational life of generation equipment and provides input as to the specifications for new equipment
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein
|Basic knowledge of different types of level measuring instrumentation (ultrasonic, diaphragm pressure, differential pressure, resistive tape, capacitance probe and radar) and its theory of operation
Basic knowledge of different types of pressure measuring instrumentation (gauge, absolute and differential) and its theory of operation
Basic knowledge of different types of temperature measuring instrumentation and its theory of operation
Basic knowledge of different types of flow measuring instrumentation (magnetic flowmeters, turbine flowmeters, ultrasonic flowmeters, Doppler flowmeters and various open channel flowmeters including Parshall Flume, V Notch and Rectangular Weir) and its theory of operation
Basic knowledge of different types of analytical measuring instrumentation (pH analyzer, chlorine analyzer, turbidity meter, nitrate analyzer and ammonia analyzer) and its theory of operation
Basic knowledge of solenoid valves and electric valve actuators
Basic knowledge of variable frequency drives and their theory of operation
The knowledge and skills required in basic mathematics including ratios, fractions, square, square root, differential equations, formulas, exponents, inverse, scientific notation, and conversion of numbers to different numbering systems including binary, octal, decimal and hexadecimal
Ability to measure and source a 4-20mA current signal and determine if current transmitters are operating properly within specification
Basic understanding of the City of Orlando Lift Stations types, locations and operations
Basic understanding of the City of Orlando Wastewater Treatment Plant locations, processes and operations
General understanding of programmable logic controller (PLC) programming; to include viewing PLC code online, uploading and downloading and forcing points
|Associate Science Degree in Electronics Technology or high school diploma and completion of electronics trade school required, plus two (2) years of "hands-on" instrumentation experience in an industrial environment; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. The successful candidate must have the ability to score at least 70% on the Technicians Exam. A valid Florida Driver's License is required. Must pass respirator physical; no facial hair allowed between the face and sealing surface of the respirator face piece. Must have a phone or be reachable in the event of an emergency work situation.
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS FOR PROMOTION: Last performance evaluation must have resulted in an overall rating of meets standards or better with no factor rating less than meets standards. A current Instrumentation Technician I must have at least one (1) year experience in his/her current position and be able to demonstrate all of the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities listed above.
REVISED: 1/24/12 - CF - Revised additional quals. for promotion per Dept. request.
3/25/13 - CF - Changed yrs. of exp. from 3 to 2 yrs, added driver's license and respirator physical req., per Dept. request.