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.