The San José-Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility (RWF) is currently recruiting for Instrument Control Technicians to be part of its team. The Instrument Control Technician is responsible for installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, repairing, and servicing a wide variety of instruments and systems throughout the Facility. This position will utilize your skills and experience with electronic, electric, pneumatic, hydraulic, mechanical, and other recording, indicating, alarm and control instrumentation devices.
This is a four level flexibly-staffed class that is the entry/journey level in the Instrument Control series. Instrument Control Technicians have responsibility for performing routine instrumentation and telemetric systems maintenance and repair activities. Instrument Control Technician IV is responsible for performing more advanced maintenance and repair work, overseeing program elements and administrative duties, and may serve as a lead to lower-level technicians.
Duties may include:
Repairing, troubleshooting, installation, maintenance, and calibration of process and analytical instrumentation; identifying, isolating, and solving system, network, and equipment problems.
Maintaining, operating, installing, adjusting and calibrating control systems and equipment.
Programming, configuring, designing Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and proportional integral derivative controller (PID), and optimizing the analytical, recording, and electronic or pneumatic control instruments and related equipment.
Design, fabricate and install instrument and telemetric systems and components that include: Ensuring code compliance, system function and installation code requirements are meet.
Use CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) to fill out work orders and maintains records.
Creating and updating engineering drawings, Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID).
Purchases equipment, parts and supplies including: selecting vendors; filling out paperwork; coordinating purchases.
Operating computer programs for testing electrical equipment; operating electrical and electronic test equipment, including meggers, ammeters, voltmeters, multimeters, oscilloscopes, loop calibrators and signal generators.
Determining and calculating circuit requirements.
Performing other duties of a similar nature or level.
Instrument Control Technicians may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, poor ventilation, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, work space restrictions, and intense noises, and may be required to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally. Some tasks may require the wearing of self-containing breathing apparatus.
This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.
1. Education: High School Diploma, a General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.) or a California proficiency certificate.
2. Experience: Instrument Control Technician I - One (1) year of instrumentation and controls work experience at an industrial facility similar to that of a wastewater treatment facility.
Instrument Control Technician II - Two (2) years of instrumentation and controls work experience at an industrial facility similar to that of a wastewater treatment facility.
Instrument Control Technician III - One (1) year of Instrument Control Technician experience with the City of San Jose
Instrument Control Technician IV - Four (4) years instrumentation and controls work experience at an industrial facility similar to that of a wastewater treatment facility, including two (2) years Instrument Control Technician experience with the City of San José
3. Licenses or Certificates: Valid California Driver’s License
NOTE: For Instrument Control Technician Levels III and IV: Possession of an ISA Certified Control Systems Technician (CCST) Level I certificate OR possession of an IBEW/UA (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers/United Association) Instrumentation Calibration Certification.
Employment Eligibility: Federal law requires all employees to provide verification of their eligibility to work in this country. Please be informed that the City of San Jose will NOT sponsor, represent or sign any documents related to visa applications/transfers for H1-B or any other type of visa which requires an employer application.
Physical Requirements: Ability to perform the essential physical functions of the job as determined by a post-offer medical examination conducted by City of San Jose Employee Health Services
The Job ID for this job posting is 1800029. To view the full job announcement and apply for this position, please go to http://www.sanjoseca.gov/citycareers
Application deadline is Feb 12, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
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