|INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION TECH|
|Performs skilled work in the installation, rehabilitation, maintenance, calibration and repair of various low voltage electrical (under 600V) equipment, machinery, power appliances, fixtures or other electrical components and electronic devices and equipment, such as computers, communications equipment and systems, video systems, process control devices, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), remote telemetry units (RTUs), telemetering equipment, interface equipment, pneumatic controls and other related electrical, electronic and instrumentation equipment within waste water facilities. Serves as a technical advisor for systems design and alterations. Tests faulty equipment and applies knowledge of electronics theory and practice to diagnose cause. Replaces defective components and tests, aligns, and calibrates equipment to specifications. Work is performed under general supervision of the Industrial Automation Manager.|
|Installs, maintains, modifies, tests and repairs electrical fixtures and equipment including power appliances, machinery, overhead circuits, underground conduits, moteros, relays, switches, and control panels.
Installs wall outlets and connects motors, appliances, heating and cooling equipment and/or transformers.
Maintains, repairs, and adjust meters, governors and timers.
Installs, maintains and repairs electrical motors and generators used in various pumping operations.
Uses hand, bench and machine tools in repair and maintenance of cranes, pumps, and other plan/shop machinery and equipment.
Diagnoses causes of electrical failures.
Interprets and insures compliance with electrical codes.
Calculates line leads to determine wire and equipment size and capacity.
Prepares sketches for electrical layouts and installation.
Calibrates electronic, hydraulic, and pneumatic wastewater 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 PLCs/RTUs and other various types of electronic equipment and instruments using hand, bench and automated tools.
Monitors and maintains inventory of electronic components.
Prepares 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.
Keeps abreast of current technological developments and advancements related to wastewater modernization.
Performs other related duties as required.
|Considerable knowledge and skills in the use of the standards, tools, methods, materials, equipment, testing devices and practices of the electrical, electronics and instrumentation trades.
Knowledge of the safety precautions and devices necessary for the safe and efficient maintenance of a treatment pant or lift station.
Ability to analyze the conditions of a control panel to detect flaws or defects in operation and to take appropriate corrective steps.
Knowledge of municipal, state and national electrical codes.
Knowledge of principles of control systems, computer systems, chemical feeders and electronics/instrumentation Used in wastewater facilities
Ability to plan, layout and maintain a variety of electrical systems and equipment.
Ability to consult with, advise and assist other technical personnel with technical problems.
Knowledge of fiber optics installation, repair and troubleshooting.
Knowledge of electronic theory as applied to intricate meters, automatic controls and related instruments.
Skilled in the installation, alteration and repair of electrical equipment which involves standing for extended periods, climbing ladders and stairs, frequent lifting ranging from 20-50 lbs., bending and stooping, reaching over head, climbing and pushing, pulling or digging, and discrimination between colors.
Ability to work form technical sketches, read and interpret specifications, blueprints, and technical manuals.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to understand and effectively carry out total and written instructions.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
Ability to operate a motor vehicle in performance of job.
Ability to work varying hours including, evenings, nights and weekends to respond to emergency situations whenever notified.
|Associate degree in Electronics Technology or equivalent electronics technical school required with 5 years of wastewater electrical/instrumentation experience in installation and maintenance required; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Florida Electrical (Journeyman-acceptable, Master-preferred) and Florida Class D License required. Must have home phone.|