|INSTRUMENTATION TECHNICIAN II|
|Performs technical work in the calibration, maintenance, and repair of waste water treatment and pumping instruments. Employees assigned to this class install, maintain, modify, calibrate, and repair instrumentation fixtures and equipment, including flow meters, chemical feeders, pH meters, turbidity meters, process control devices, PLCs, telemetering equipment, computer interface equipment, pneumatic controls and other related instrumentation equipment. Work is performed under general supervision and is reviewed through conferences, observations and feedback from immediate supervisor.|
|Calibrates electronic, hydraulic, and pneumatic waste water measurement and process control instruments using electronic testing equipment and hand tools.
Inspects equipment for malfunctions, maintenance needs, breakage, and need to detect potential problems and causes of instrument failure.
Installs, calibrates and repairs programmable logic controllers and other various types of electronic equipment and instruments, using hand, bench and automated tools.
Maintains records of services and instrumentation maintenance performed.
Monitors and maintains inventory of electronic components; may prepare requisitions for supplies and parts, and procures replacements from vendors.
Reviews and evaluates technical specifications for new control systems/alterations of existing ones for feasibility and technical adequacy; submits written recommendations to supervisor.
Performs other related duties as required.
|Knowledge of the materials, tools, and equipment used in the fields of electronics and instrumentation.
Knowledge of the principles and practices pertaining to the installation, adjustments, maintenance and repair of instruments.
Knowledge of the theory of waste water treatment.
Knowledge of telemetering systems.
Knowledge of the principles of control systems, computer systems, chemical feeders; and instrumentation used in waste water plants.
Understanding of general principles on which meters, PLCs, SCADA systems, and other devices operate for the measurement of flow, temperature, pressure, pH, ORP, Nitrogen profiles, chlorine (Cl2) residuals, etc.
Knowledge of the safety precautions and devices necessary for the safe and efficient maintenance of a treatment plant and/or lift station.
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 the working condition of lift station and/or waste water plant instrumentation to detect flaws or defects in operation and to take applicable corrective steps.
Ability to read specifications, blueprints, and technical manuals.
Ability to maintain records, prepare and present effective reports both orally and in writing.
Ability to train others in performance of work assignments.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, supervisors, and management personnel and the general public.
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
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 etc.; ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
|Associate Degree in electronics technology or related field required with two (2) to three (3) year of experience in installation, maintenance, and adjustment of waste instrumentation required; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. A valid Florida Driver License and have a home telephone is required.
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS FOR PROMOTION: Last performance evaluation must have resulted in an overall rating of fully satisfactory or better with no factor rating less than fully satisfactory.
REVISED: 2/7/92 BR