Electronic Equipment Technician 2
Pinellas County, FL - Clearwater, FL

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Job Class Title Electronic Equipment Technician 2 Who May Apply Open – All interested Applicants Type Classified Pay Grade CL16 Minimum Annual Salary 41724.80 Maximum Annual Salary 65998.40 Nature of Work This is the most complex and advanced level work performing as an electronic equipment technician. Work specializes in the installation, repair, and maintenance of electronic instrumentation and control systems in a Utilities division for: county properties, facilities, equipment and lines or devices in public utilities systems; electronic equipment used in production treatment and transmission of potable water, wastewater and distribution of reclaimed water. Position operates light to heavy equipment within the Utilities plant operations divisions, often requiring manipulative ability as well as utilizing job-acquired skills in specialized fields. This position differs from other electronic positions in that incumbents will be expected to be or become proficient in all aspects of the position. Incumbents may be required to perform in different but specific assigned areas from project to project, as business needs and skills match. Additionally, the wide variety of equipment utilized is more complex and specialized, requiring adaptability and ability to work independently. The incumbent is supervised by a manager, plant operations supervisor or designee. Minimum Qualifications • Completion of a 2 year certification program and 1 year directly related vocational or technical training, or 3 years of highly automated computer based electronics instrumentation installation, maintenance and repair experience; or
  • An equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience.
Appointing Authority May Also Require: • Florida Driver's License or Florida Commercial Driver's License and endorsement, if any.
  • Assignment to work a variety of work schedules including compulsory work periods in special, emergency, and/or disaster situations.
  • Employee to acquire and maintain certification in designated areas according to area of assignment.
  • Other highly desirable knowledge, skills, abilities, and credentials relevant to a position.
Highly Desirable Experience specializing in the installation, calibration, modification, repair, and maintenance of Solid Waste Division (WTE and IWTF) SCADA Systems. Work Performed The listed duties are only illustrative and are intended to describe major tasks that may be performed by this job class. Employees within this classification will be routinely expected to apply abilities and skills to any or all of the following:
  • Performs installation, maintenance, modification, calibration and repair of electronic and electrical instrumentation, equipment and control systems.
  • Exercises lead worker responsibility over others on project basis or as assigned.
  • Detects causes of electronic and electrical failures, interprets and ensures compliance with established codes, calculates data necessary for wiring instrument systems and requisitions supplies and materials needed to complete tasks.
  • Trains lower level technicians and staff in all phases of a variety of electronic and electrical instrumentation, equipment and control systems,
  • Provides technical advice and assistance and acts in a lead worker capacity.
  • Inspects instrumentation and equipment to determine operating conditions and needed repairs and modifications.
  • Performs bench work repairs and overhauls and rebuilds complex electronic or electrical equipment.
  • Performs emergency and routine field servicing of complex equipment and performs tests on parts, modules or assemblies.
  • Prepares purchase orders to obtain parts for repairing equipment and arranges for repairs beyond the scope of county facilities.
  • Assists with operation and maintenance of lift stations.
  • May have some responsibility for electronic traffic control and equipment for the design, placement and maintenance of traffic control devices utilized under extremely heavy traffic and during inclement weather.
  • Performs basic recordkeeping.
  • Operates automotive and heavy equipment.
  • Performs preventive maintenance to water and wastewater treatment equipment in accordance with Preventive Maintenance Program.
  • Performs related work as assigned or required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities • Knowledge of principles, procedures and practices of electronic and electrical repair work.
  • Knowledge of complex installation, modification, fabrication, repair and maintenance of electronic and/or electrical equipment used in water plant and/or wastewater plant operations.
  • Knowledge of types of potable water and wastewater handling equipment (motors, valves, pumps, electronic sensors).
  • Knowledge for controlling the production and distribution of potable water or wastewater treatment processes.
  • Ability to train and lead teams in potable water and/or wastewater treatment systems maintenance and repairs.
  • Ability to interpret engineering plans and diagrams, as well as write a wide variety of work orders and administratively related reports.
  • Ability to independently maintain, troubleshoot, and repair complex electronic equipment and control systems used in utilities operations such as pumps, SCADA or similar radio/telemetry devices, control panels, generators, transfer equipment, switch gear systems and similar apparatus.
  • Ability to perform a combination of skilled trades' tasks including those in fields of electrical, plumbing, mechanical, welding and other trades required to maintain, repair, and improve potable water and wastewater operations.
  • Ability to adjust and regulate a variety of automatic or manually controlled auxiliary equipment or systems to ensure safe operations.
  • Ability to anticipate and adjust systems due to changing factors, e.g., water quality, weather, and other factors.
  • Ability to repair and replace electronics controls, filters, pumps, valves, generators, mixers, filling machines and equipment used in monitoring and handling potable water and wastewater processes and operations.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and/or written instructions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with managers, supervisors, employees and others.
  • Ability to use computers in daily activities.
Selection Procedure: All interested candidates must complete an application and a supplemental questionnaire. If your employment application and supplemental questionnaire does not provide all the information requested in the appropriate space, your name will be removed from consideration. Answers to all requests for information must be shown on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Answers such as "see resume" or "see work history" will not be considered. A resume may be added to the application, but cannot be substituted for a completed form.