Perform duties to protect public health and the environment through effective process control instrumentation and electrical distribution at the City's water treatment plants, wastewater reclamation plant, water reservoirs, water booster stations, and wastewater lift stations. Responsibilities include maintaining instrumentation and electrical systems, keeping records with a computerized maintenance management system, and performing work in accordance with preventive maintenance and asset management programs. These tasks are illustrative only and may include other related duties.
Qualified applicants must submit an online application. Applications must be received by 5:00 pm on October 13, 2017. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed online application; however applicants are encouraged to include a resume.
Education and ExperienceHigh school diploma, or equivalent. Limited Manufacturing Plant Journeyman Electrician's license or equivalent is required at time of hire. Limited Supervising Electrician's license is required within the probationary period. Two years of specialized training and five years prior work experience in a job related field.Experience required to obtain the Limited Manufacturing Plant Journeyman or Supervising Electrician's license can be applied to this requirement.
Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesJourney level skills or equivalent education and on-the-job training in maintaining instrumentation and electrical equipment. Advanced knowledge of SCADA and DCS systems and ability to use these systems to monitor and operate water and wastewater plants and off-site facilities. Ability to use a computer to perform essential functions of the position. Basic knowledge of engineering concepts and the ability to apply these concepts and construction practices to ensure the integrity of instrumentation and electrical systems. Ability to create, read and interpret engineering drawings and technical literature. Knowledge of physics, mathematics, chemistry, hydraulics, and pneumatics. Knowledge and understanding of work-related safety practices, OSHA and environmental rules and regulations, particularly in regards to electrical safety or work in confined space and hazardous conditions. Effective communication, analytical, customer service and interpersonal skills. Ability to get along well with co-workers. Thorough knowledge of traffic laws and defensive driving. Special RequirementsFirst Aid and CPR certification or the ability to obtain within one (1) year of appointment. Training and competency related to Hazard Communication, Personal Protective Equipment, Respiratory Protection, Confined Space Entry, Electrical Safety, Energy Control, and Fall Protection or the ability to obtain within one (1) year of appointment. Forklift and Crane operation certification is desired. Possession of and the ability to maintain a valid Oregon Drivers License. Must be able to respond within 30 minutes to the Utilities Technical Services Shop for after-hours calls or emergencies prior to the end of probationary period. Capable of advanced decision making regarding assessment of immediate situations, available options, and selection of appropriate methods and procedures, material availability and ordering, equipment utilization and response to customer issues. Demonstrable commitment to sustainability principles in the performance of work. Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity. The individual shall not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of the individual or others in the workplace. Ability to pass a pre-employment physical exam and a background check and/or criminal history check.