Instrument & Electrical Technician

Company Name: City of Redding
Phone Number: (530) 225-4406
City: Redding
State/Provence: California
Zip: 96049-6071
Job Title: Instrument & Electrical Technician
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Administrative / Clerical Support
Posting Start Date: June 15, 2018
Salary: 49.41
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time: 8
Work Time Type: Hours

The City of Redding Electric Utility is establishing an eligibility list that will be used to fill a current vacancy in the Power Plant & Energy Management Group, as well as future vacancies that occur during the life of the list. Under general supervision, incumbents perform maintenance and repair on all instruments, control systems, and electrical equipment in the power plant and associated facilities; and inspect, repair, test, adjust, install, and remove all electronic and power plant electrical, electronic and instrumentation systems and equipment.

Examples of Duties: Maintain all instrumentation, distributed control systems, programmable logic controllers and electrical equipment; inspect, repair, install and remove all types of motors, generators, transformers, switches, control equipment, wiring, electrical signal and communications systems and storage batteries; hook up and operate various test equipment such as oscilloscopes, transmitter calibrators, manometers, transistor checkers, meters, etc.; test and calibrate watt, VAR, volt and amp meters and transducers; troubleshoot and repair electrical circuits such as battery charges, inverters, solenoids, alarm circuits and associated circuitry; perform standard electrical tests (phasing, current, voltage, etc.) on rotating and static electrical equipment; inspect and repair turbine generator electrical equipment; tune electronic control systems; perform routine maintenance duties, including the collection of trending information for the Power Plant Maintenance Supervisor; monitor equipment performance to forecast possible failures; assist in the maintenance of plant operating and equipment manuals, technical manuals, prints and diagrams and preventive/predictive maintenance records; maintain complete equipment files, logs and drawings for all designated equipment; splice power and control cables; and perform other related duties as required.

Experience Required:
Knowledge of:  Principles, methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in the installation, operation, maintenance, and modification of electrical, electronic, mechanical, and hydraulic systems.
Ability to:  Interact effectively with the public and employees; read and understand technical drawings, sketches, plans, specifications, and maintenance manuals; analyze complex relay operations; access and use computer systems; create moderately complex electrical wiring and schematic diagrams; analyze and interpret a wide variety of technical test data; perform calculations; operate a variety of generating and auxiliary equipment; organize technical data and complete appropriate reports and records; and perform shift work, overtime, or weekend work.

Education & Experience: Any combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying; typical education would include a high school diploma, or equivalent.  Typical experience would include three years of journey-level utility grade generation system experience.

Special Requirements:  Possession of a valid CA driver’s license, or the ability to acquire one within 10 days of appointment.

How to Apply:

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Posting End Date: July 15, 2018