Water Reclamation Electronics Technician Job Description

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CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS

Under the general direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, performs highly skilled technical electric, electro-mechanical, and maintenance-related work in the operation, maintenance, calibration and repair of wastewater treatment equipment. Assists in administrative duties as necessary to accomplish the above tasks. May perform the duties of the Maintenance Supervisor in his absence.

Incumbent is expected to exercise sound judgement and initiative in resolving complex electric, electronic, electro/mechanical and other maintenance related problems. Work is reviewed through records, conferences and observation of results obtained. Performs other related work as required.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

A.    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Assists in the procurement and evaluation of professional services as related to electric, electronic, mechanical and other maintenance related tools and equipment.

Assists in the procurement of electrical, electronic, mechanical and other maintenance related supplies and components necessary to effectively and efficiently operate wastewater treatment facilities.

Responsible for maintaining accurate records and logs of the operation, repair maintenance and calibration of electric, electronic, mechanical and other related materials.

Evaluates, diagnoses, troubleshoots and facilitates the repair of malfunctioning electric, electronic, mechanical and related equipment.

Contributes to the planning and formulation of Division operational and capital improvement budget.

REQUIREMENTS

A.    TRAINING AND EDUCATION

Possession of high school diploma or G.E.D., supplemented by an Associates Degree in Electronics, four years experience in the operation, maintenance, calibration and repair of electrical and electronic equipment associated with wastewater treatment or an equivalent combination of training, education and experience. Must have working knowledge of wastewater related mechanical and maintenance procedures. Must possess a valid State of Florida Driver’s license.

B.    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Considerable knowledge of installation, repair and troubleshooting of wastewater treatment equipment and related maintenance responsibilities.

Considerable knowledge of instrumentation, calibration, testing and repair procedures.

Knowledge of occupational hazards and appropriate safety procedures.

Ability to learn and adhere to City purchasing principles and practices.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with management, co-workers and the general public.

Ability to access and enter data in a computer.

Ability and willingness to respond to emergency situations as identified by City Staff.

Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices.

C. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to operate vehicle, i.e. pickup, van etc, at night during inclement weather.

Ability to speak, hear and understand conversations in English in a normal tone of voice, both in person and by telephone.

Ability to use senses including sight, smell, hearing and touch in the evaluation and troubleshooting of malfunctioning equipment. Binocular vision required for depth perception.

Ability to see and read prints, letters, numbers, words, characters, and symbols which are both large and small.

Ability to correctly identify colors and hues, tints, and shades of colors by sight.

Ability to walk, stand or sit for periods of up to one (1) hour.

Ability to print and draw letters, numbers, words, characters, diagrams, and symbols. Must be legible and understood by others.

Ability to use small hand tools which require the use of hands, wrists and fingers. Dexterity, including fine motor skills required.

Ability to move from a standing or sitting position to a bending, kneeling or squatting position and vice-versa periodically.

Ability to move back and forth and sideways while in a bending, kneeling, or squatting positions.

Ability to learn complex tasks and remember how to complete tasks without assistance once trained.

Ability to verbally communicate in person and by telephone.

Ability to perform data entry tasks on a computer.

Ability to lift, carry, push, and pull items weighing up to 50 pounds over uneven terrain, up and down ladders and stairs.

Ability to lift items weighing up to 40 pounds up to or down from overheard.

Ability to work in undesirable conditions which include heat, humidity, wetness, cold, dust, dirt, excessive noise and/or odorous environments.

Ability to work around various hazardous chemicals and materials.




THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IS NOT INTENDED TO BE AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS AN ALL INCLUSIVE LIST OF ALL THE RESPONSIBILITIES, SKILLS OR WORKING CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH THE POSITION. WHILE IT IS INTENDED TO ACCURATELY REFLECT THE POSITION ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS, MANAGEMENT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MODIFY, ADD OR REMOVE DUTIES AND ASSIGN OTHER DUTIES AS NECESSARY. THIS JOB DESCRIPTION DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A WRITTEN OR IMPLIED CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT.

 

Revision Date - 1/2002