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Electrical & Instrumentation Technician Career Path - Pumping

Company: City of Boynton Beach
Location: Boynton Beach
Posted on: January 27, 2023

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Electrical & Instrumentation Technician Career Path - Pumping Salary $24.18 - $33.25 HourlyLocation Boynton Beach, FLJob TypeFull TimeDepartmentUtilitiesJob Number2023-0120Closing2/13/2023 10:27 AM Eastern

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  • Questions Purpose of ClassificationElectrical & Instrumentation Technician IHourly Pay Range: $24.18 - $30.23The purpose of this classification is to perform skilled technical work in the maintenance and repair of electrical, electronic, and SCADA circuits, equipment and instruments.Electrical & Instrumentation Technician IIHourly Pay Range: $25.81 - $33.25 The purpose of this classification is to perform skilled technical work in a leadership role for the maintenance and repair of electrical, electronic, and SCADA circuits, equipment and instruments. Essential FunctionsThe following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.Electrical & Instrumentation Technician IInstalls, repairs, replaces, and maintains a variety of electrical fixtures, switches, receptacles, transmitters, motors, control devices, alarms, lighting, conduit and wiring, systems, equipment, and related components in compliance with applicable codes, drawings, wiring diagrams and engineered specifications.Performs various skilled, semi-skilled, and manual work functions associated with installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems and equipment, such as troubleshooting electrical problems, layout of electrical wiring/systems, installing electrical circuits, replacing breakers and fuses, replacing defective wiring, removing/installing breaker panels and covers, installing/replacing indoor/outdoor lighting fixtures, installing electrical receptacles/switches, installing electrical equipment, repairing/wiring electrical motors, splicing submersible motors, installing/maintaining exhaust fans/systems, repairing fire alarm systems, installing smoke detectors, repairing service feeders, running wires/cables, bending conduit, changing ballasts, or replacing bulbs/batteries.Performs various skilled, semi-skilled, and manual work functions associated with installation, maintenance, and repair of instrumentation and control systems such as troubleshooting instrumentation and control problems, replacing and maintaining programmable logic controllers (PLCs), radios, communication devices, RTU, security alarm systems, cameras, metering, and other various low voltage systems. Installs, calibrates, and maintains complex electronic process control equipment such as: pressure, flow, level controllers, recorders, SCADA and PLCs. Installs, tests, and repairs/replaces electrical/electronic equipment such as AC/DC variable speed drives and motors, alarm systems, generators, solid-state and relay control systems, and controllers. Tests, installs and maintains the Utility's SCADA Computer System.Operates a computer and develops skills in programming SCADA and PLCs. Utilizes asset management work order system.Assists with the building and wiring of control panels from drawings and engineering specifications. Tests continuity of circuits to ensure electrical compatibility and safety of components; inspects/tests equipment and components for proper operations; makes adjustments, repairs, or replacements; reports problem situations. Operates a variety of machinery, equipment, and tools associated with department activities, which may include a forklift, chipping hammer, hot box, tracer, conduit bender, drill, hammer drill, conduit bender, shovel, pick, post hole digger, electrical tester, gauges, meters, electrical tools, mechanic tools, or diagnostic instruments. Fabricates tools and metal components. Performs general cleaning/maintenance tasks necessary to keep equipment and tools in operable condition, which may include inspecting equipment, checking/replacing fluids, greasing equipment, washing/cleaning equipment, cleaning project work areas, and cleaning shop; monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety; reports faulty equipment. Gathers necessary equipment, tools, parts, or supplies to conduct projects; initiates orders for new or replacement materials; transports, loads and unloads equipment and materials used in projects. Follows safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment, and monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals. Assists in the preparation to complete various forms, correspondence, reports, work orders, diagnostic reports, purchase requisitions, electrical drawings, statistical analyses, and other documents. Maintains a current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations; maintains an awareness of new trends and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate. Conducts a preventative maintenance program for electrical and electronic equipment. Makes visual inspections to determine proper operating condition. Performs various tasks associated with Utilities systems, including but not limited to maintaining lift stations, well fields and ground storage tanks. Provides assistance or coverage to other employees as needed, and performs other related duties as required. Electrical & Instrumentation Technician II Installs, repairs, replaces, and maintains a variety of electrical fixtures, switches, receptacles, transmitters, motors, control devices, alarms, lighting, conduit and wiring, systems, equipment, and related components in compliance with applicable codes, drawings, wiring diagrams and engineered specifications. Performs various skilled, semi-skilled, and manual work functions associated with installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems and equipment, such as troubleshooting electrical problems, layout of electrical wiring/systems, installing electrical circuits, replacing breakers and fuses, replacing defective wiring, removing/installing breaker panels and covers, installing/replacing indoor/outdoor lighting fixtures, installing electrical receptacles/switches, installing electrical equipment, repairing/wiring electrical motors, splicing submersible motors, installing/maintaining exhaust fans/systems, repairing fire alarm systems, installing smoke detectors, repairing service feeders, running wires/cables, bending conduit, changing ballasts, or replacing bulbs/batteries. Performs various skilled, semi-skilled, and manual work functions associated with installation, maintenance, and repair of instrumentation and control systems such as troubleshooting instrumentation and control problems, replacing and maintaining programmable logic controllers (PLCs), radios, communication devices, RTU, security alarm systems, cameras, metering, and other various low voltage systems. Installs, calibrates, and maintains complex electronic process control equipment such as: pressure, flow, level controllers, recorders, SCADA and PLCs. Installs, tests, and repairs/replaces electrical/electronic equipment such as AC/DC variable speed drives and motors, alarm systems, generators, solid-state and relay control systems, and controllers. Tests, installs and maintains the Utility's SCADA Computer System. Builds and wires control panels from drawings and engineering specifications. Tests continuity of circuits to ensure electrical compatibility and safety of components; inspects/tests equipment and components for proper operations; makes adjustments, repairs, or replacements; reports problem situations. Operates a variety of machinery, equipment, and tools associated with department activities, which may include a forklift, chipping hammer, hot box, tracer, conduit bender, drill, hammer drill, conduit bender, shovel, pick, post hole digger, electrical tester, gauges, meters, electrical tools, mechanic tools, or diagnostic instruments. Fabricates tools and metal components. Performs general cleaning/maintenance tasks necessary to keep equipment and tools in operable condition, which may include inspecting equipment, checking/replacing fluids, greasing equipment, washing/cleaning equipment, cleaning project work areas, and cleaning shop; monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety; reports faulty equipment. Gathers necessary equipment, tools, parts, or supplies to conduct projects; initiates orders for new or replacement materials; transports, loads and unloads equipment and materials used in projects. Follows safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment, and monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals. Prepares various forms, correspondence, reports, work orders, diagnostic reports, purchase requisitions, electrical drawings, statistical analyses, and other documents. Maintains a current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations; maintains an awareness of new trends and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate. Conducts a preventative maintenance program for electrical and electronic equipment. Makes visual inspections to determine proper operating condition. Performs various tasks associated with Utilities systems, including but not limited to maintaining lift stations, well fields and ground storage tanks. May be required to supervise temporary contractors during new projects. Provides leadership and training to other employees as needed, and performs other leadership related duties as required. Minimum QualificationsElectrical & Instrumentation Technician I
    • High school diploma or equivalent; supplemented by vocational/technical training in electrical and electronic systems; and
    • Five (5) years previous experience and/or training that includes installation, repair, and maintenance of electrical, electronic, and instrumentation and control systems/equipment; and
    • Must possess and maintain a valid Journeyman Electricians License; and
    • Must possess (or able to obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire) and maintain a valid Florida driver's license.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSMinimum Qualifications for education and experience must be met before consideration of the following Preferred Qualifications:
      • ISA Level I Certified Control Systems Technician (CCST), or equivalent in the control systems field.Electrical & Instrumentation Technician II
        • High school diploma or valid equivalent; supplemented by vocational/technical training in electrical and electronic systems.
        • Eight (8) years previous experience and/or training that includes installation, repair, and maintenance of electrical, electronic, and instrumentation and control systems/equipment.
        • Must possess and maintain a valid Journeyman Electrician's License.
        • Possess [or able to obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire] and maintain a valid Florida driver's license.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSMinimum Qualifications for education and experience must be met before consideration of the following Preferred Qualifications:
          • ISA Level I Certified Control Systems Technician (CCST), or equivalent in the control systems fieldSupplemental InformationCOMMUNICATION COMPENTENCIES / K.S.A.'s Electrical & Instrumentation Technician ICOMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, utility companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with Supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge and understanding of electrical, electronic controls and circuits. Knowledge of the methods, practices, testing equipment, tools and equipment used in electrical repair and maintenance work. General knowledge and understanding of pneumatic/hydraulic systems. Knowledge of and the necessary skill to work with the hazards and safety precautions applicable to voltage up to 480v. Knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions necessary when working around high voltage systems. Knowledge and understanding of motors, time meters, alarm systems, and other electrical and electronic equipment, programmable logic controllers, SCADA, and telemetry systems.Knowledge of office software such as Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.Knowledge of the occupational hazards and standard safety precautions, safe work methods, and related safety devices associated with the operation and maintenance of utility systems and the ability to ensure that employees comply with safe standards.Ability to troubleshoot, comprehend, and implement appropriate corrections to complex electronic and electrical control circuits safely in adverse conditions.Ability to inspect, maintain and repair electrical equipment and controls and develop "as built" drawings of existing circuits.Ability to verify calibration of flow, level and pressure transmitters.Ability to order and manage electrical components for repair and/or replacement.Ability to correctly follow rules, regulations, policies and procedures.Ability to determine and recommend alternate procedures to achieve the desired end result.Ability to efficiently respond to emergency situations.Ability to accurately read as-builts drawings, wiring diagrams, sketches, construction plans, maps, and schematics.CAREER PATH ADVANCEMENT REQUIREMENTS The following requirements must be met to advance to Electrical & Instrumentation Technician II:Must have a minimum of eight (8) years of work experience and/or training that includes installation, repair, and maintenance of electronic instrumentation and control systems and electrical equipment.Must have demonstrated experience and proven training in PLC and SCADA programming.Must posses and maintain a valid Journeyman's Electrician License. Electrical & Instrumentation Technician IICOMMUNICATION COMPETENCIESEffectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, utility companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with Supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESThorough knowledge and understanding of electrical, electronic controls and circuits. Thorough knowledge of the methods, practices, testing equipment, tools and equipment used in electrical repair and maintenance work. Thorough knowledge and understanding of pneumatic/hydraulic systems. Thorough knowledge of and the necessary skill to work with the hazards and safety precautions applicable to voltages up to 480v. Knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions necessary when working around high voltage systems. Thorough Knowledge and understanding of motors, time meters, alarm systems, and other electrical and electronic equipment, programmable logic controllers, SCADA, and telemetry systems. General knowledge of Human Machine Interface (HMI) software. Thorough knowledge of office software such as Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook. Thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards and standard safety precautions, safe work methods, and related safety devices associated with the operation and maintenance of utility systems and the ability to ensure that employees comply with safe standards. Ability to troubleshoot, comprehend, and implement appropriate corrections to complex electronic and electrical control circuits safely in adverse conditions. Ability to inspect, maintain and repair electrical equipment and controls and develop "as built" drawings of existing circuits. Ability to verify calibration of flow, level and pressure transmitters. Ability to order and manage electrical components for repair and/or replacement. Ability to correctly follow rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Ability to determine and recommend alternate procedures to achieve the desired end result. Ability to efficiently respond to emergency situations. Ability to accurately read as-built drawings, wiring diagrams, sketches, construction plans, maps, and schematics. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS:Physical Ability: Tasks require the ability to exert moderate, though not constant physical effort, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate to heavy weight (50 pounds).Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, odor, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.Environmental Factors: Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, bright/dim light, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, or toxic agents.The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability. VETERANS' PREFERENCECertain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the Citys hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.Full-time employees (those regularly scheduled to work at least 30 hours per week) are eligible for the City's benefit package.The City of Boynton Beach's comprehensive benefits package includes: Student Loan Forgiveness Health Insurance Dental Insurance Vision Care Plan Basic Term Life Insurance Supplemental Life Insurance Dependent Life Insurance Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance City Pension Plan Short Term Disability and other Supplemental Plans Long Term Disability Insurance Employee Assistance Program 457 Savings Plan (three options) Paid Annual Leave / Vacation Bonus Vacation Hours 12 Paid Holidays Paid Sick Leave / Family Sick Leave Educational Assistance Program *(Depending on budget funding) On-site Training Program Wellness Program Pre-Paid Legal and Identity Theft Protection Plans Credit Union Tax Deferred 125 Premium Plan Flexible Spending Account Direct Deposit Social SecurityStudent Loan ForgivenessLet your City of Boynton Beach employment work for you! Under the U.S. Department of Educations Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, your student loan balance may be forgiven after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments while working full-time with a governmental agency. Visit StudentAid.gov/publicservice for more information or to see if you qualify. Health InsuranceThe City pays the entire premium for an eligible employee. The employee may elect to cover a spouse and/or dependent children by paying the applicable premium for the dependent(s).Dental InsurancePremiums for eligible employees are paid by the City. Premiums for any covered dependent are paid by the employee with a contribution by the City.Vision Care PlanPremiums for eligible employees are paid by the City. Premiums for any covered dependent(s) are paid by the employee.Life Insurance / Accidental Death and Dismemberment InsuranceThe City provides each eligible employee with term life and accidental death insurance.Supplemental Life Insurance / Supplemental AD&D InsuranceEmployees may purchase supplemental term life insurance on an individual-choice basis with premiums based on age. A matching amount of Accidental Death insurance may also be purchased.Dependent Life InsuranceEmployees who select supplemental coverage for themselves may also purchase coverage for their spouse and dependent children.City Retirement / Pension PlansThe City has pension plans for general employees, police, and firefighters. Each plan is contributory with both the employee and the City contributing to the program.Supplemental PlansSupplemental plans provide direct cash payments regardless of any other coverage you may have, and are designed to help fill in any gaps in a medical plan. The employee pays the premiums for these supplemental plans.Short and Long Term DisabilityThe City provides Short and Long Term Disability insurance to eligible employees. The plan is designed to cover a disability sustained on or off the job.Employee Assistance Program (EAP)The City contracts with an employee assistance program (EAP) to provide employees and their dependents with free, confidential and professional counseling to help resolve personal or family problems.Deferred Compensation Plans (457 Plans)The City makes available three deferred compensation plans that the employee may voluntarily contribute to on a tax-deferred basis.VacationAll full-time employees accrue time toward paid vacation leave. Accrual begins immediately and vacation may be taken after six months of employment.HolidaysThe City observes 12 paid holidays throughout the year.Sick Leave / Family Sick LeaveFull-time employees accrue one day of sick leave per month. An employee may elect to use up to 5 days per year of accrued sick time for illness in his/her immediate family.Tuition Assistance *(Depending on available budget funding)The Tuition Assistance Program reimburses eligible employees for successful completion of approved courses leading to Associate, Bachelor and Master degrees.Wellness Program The City offers many wellness activities and programs throughout the year.Prepaid Legal Services and Identity Theft Protection PlanEmployees may choose to enroll in a prepaid legal service plan and an identity theft protection plan. The employee pays the premiums for these plans.Credit UnionAll City employees may join the Credit Union of Palm Beach County. In addition to savings and checking accounts, the Credit Union offers different types of loans, investment choices and recreational opportunities.Section 125 Plan for Health and Dental PremiumSection 125 of the Internal Revenue code allows you to have your dependent coverage premiums deducted before payroll taxes are withheld resulting in tax savings to you.Flexible Spending AccountsEmployees may participate in flexible spending accounts for reimbursement of medical and/or dependent care expenses. Direct DepositEmployees may have their bi-weekly paycheck deposited to the financial institution of their choice.01 What is your highest level of education completed?
            • High School Diploma or valid equivalent
            • Associate Degree
            • Bachelor's Degree
            • Master's Degree
            • Doctoral Degree
            • None of the above02 Do you possess vocational/technical training in electrical and electronic systems?
            • Yes
            • No03 How many years of experience and/or training that includes installation, repair, and maintenance of electrical, electronic, and instrumentation and control systems/equipment.
            • Less than two (2) years
            • At least two (2) years, but less than three (3) years
            • At least three (3) years, but less than four (4) years
            • At least four (4) years, but less than five (5) years
            • At least five (5) years, but less than six (6) years
            • At least six (6) years, but less than seven (7) years
            • At least seven (7) years, but less than eight (8) years
            • Eight (8) years or more of experience04 Do you possess and maintain a valid Journeyman Electrician's License?
            • Yes
            • No05 Do you possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License - or are you able to obtain one within fourteen (14) days of hire?
            • Yes, I possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License.
            • No, I do not possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License but can obtain one within fourteen (14) days of hire.
            • No, I do not possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License and cannot obtain one within fourteen (14) days of hire.06 Are you an ISA Level I Certified Control Systems Technician (CCST) or equivalent in the control systems field?
            • Yes
            • No07 Do you have 480 voltage or higher?
            • Yes
            • NoRequired Question AgencyCity of Boynton BeachAddress100 E. Ocean Ave City Hall - Human Resources Boynton Beach, Florida, 33435 Phone5617426275 5617426275 Websitehttp://www.boynton-beach.org Apply Please verify your email address Verify Email

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