Encinitas, CA, USA
Olivenhain MWD

OMWD is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Instrument Control Technician I. There is currently one vacancy. This at will position is responsible for performing a variety of electrical and electronic maintenance and repair duties related to telemetry control equipment as well as general electrical and electronic systems. Installs, diagnoses, and repairs instrument and control telemetry systems used in the storage, treatment, and distribution of potable water, wastewater, and reclaimed wastewater. The pay range is $27.31 – $38.21 per hour dependent on qualifications.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Tests, troubleshoots, and performs preventative maintenance on a variety of low and medium voltage industrial electrical systems, components, motors and machinery.
Repairs and replaces defective electrical parts in motors, hydroelectric generators, storage batteries, controllers, conductors, switches, and other industrial electrical fixtures.
Performs preventative maintenance and repair of plant, field, office and shop electrical and electronic systems, components, devices and equipment.
Modifies, alters and installs motor control equipment circuits, mapping and wiring; reads and interprets blueprints, schematics and wiring diagrams; and upon completion, documents modifications made.
Tests, troubleshoots and calibrates, repairs and performs preventative maintenance on a variety of electronic, telecommunication and instrumentation systems and components, programmable logic controllers, pneumatic and electric pressure recording and indicating instruments such as flow meters and level sensing devices associated with the operation of the District’s pipeline system.
Performs a variety of skilled, technical duties in the development, installation, modification, and maintenance of telecommunications, process control, SCADA, and telemetry systems.
Modifies, installs, and supports software based control and instrumentation logic and systems used for the transportation of electronic signals across a wide geographic area.
Tests circuitry to locate defective parts in analog and digital equipment; replaces defective parts.
Ensures the timely and accurate completion of preventative maintenance activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

One year of direct experience in electronics and electrical experience in the maintenance and repair of telemetry equipment, preferably in utility operations; experience with SCADA (Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition) systems, remote telemetry units, telemetry and telecommunications equipment. High School diploma or equivalent and water and /or wastewater coursework. A (CWEA) California Water Environment Association Electrical/Instrumentation Grade II Certification or Electrical Apprenticeship Certificate is preferred.

OMWD offers a very competitive benefits package including fully paid health, dental, and vision insurance premiums for family coverage, a 9/80 work schedule, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, as well as CalPERS retirement. Interested candidates must submit a District employment application and attach a current resume. 

Apply on-line at: http://www.olivenhain.com/job-opportunities

Application Deadline: 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 3, 2020

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