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Instrumentation & Control Technician II - The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California - Parker Dam, CA


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Company: The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

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Gene Pumping Facility has two openings for an Instrumentation & Control Technician II. These skilled technicians are responsible for performing routine maintenance, assisting in the installation of complex digital and analog control systems; performing technical electronic, laboratory and field analysis; and repairing and modifying electronic instrumentation and control systems.

Their responsibilities include, but are not limited to: performing preventative and corrective maintenance tasks at the Desert Region Pumping Plants, and area facilities; assisting journey level technicians on projects, special assignments, and equipment and system modifications; and the installing, maintaining and repairing of industrial electronic/electrical control panels and repairs to the component/module level, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) based control systems and associated peripherals, electronic/electrical equipment, including pressure transducers, acoustic and magnetic flow meters, electric actuated control valves, tank level gauging systems, and water quality instrumentation, including turbidimeters, chlorine analyzers, and other related instruments, and communications systems (RF, LAN, WAN, telephone and fiber optic cabling).

The work schedule is a modified 4/10.

This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification / job.

To view the full job description click here: Instrumentation & Control Technician II

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
High school diploma or general education development test (GED), completion of 40 semester units in electronics from an accredited college, university, vocational, or military school AND two years relevant experience;
OR
two years as an Instrumentation and Control Technician I.

Relevant Experience is defined as: Troubleshoot electrical/electronic equipment, calibrate electrical/electronic equipment and/or maintenance of electrical/electronic equipment.


CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
License(s):
Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.

Vision Requirements: Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)

JOB-RELATED SELECTION CRITERIA
50% Technical knowledge and skill in the areas of general electronics, and communication systems; repair and maintenance of electronic control systems related to computers and
other water industry instrumentation and equipment; ability to troubleshoot electronic equipment; and safety.
20% Job Preparation (Education, experience, and training relevant to the position)
10% Organizational Skills
10% Oral Communication
10% Teamwork/Interpersonal skills
100% Total

CLOSING
Benefits:
• Competitive compensation
• Excellent medical, dental, life, vision plans.
• Deferred compensation in the form of a 401(k) plan (with matching contribution) and a 457 plan.
• Retirement benefits under the California Public Employees' Retirement System
• Tuition reimbursement
• Training and advancement opportunities
• Excellent working environment
• Public transportation reimbursements and van pools

For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: Benefits Regular Full Time Employee


ABOUT MWD
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a consortium of 26 cities and water districts that provides drinking water to nearly 19 million people in Southern California. Metropolitan’s mission is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high quality water to meet current and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way. Metropolitan’s facilities include the 242-mile Colorado River Aqueduct, five water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 2.3 billion gallons per day, nine surface water reservoirs, 800 miles of pipeline, and 16 hydroelectric power plants.

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities, who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process, please call (213) 217-7738 or email: [email protected]

MWD is a Federal and State EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

Application Filing Period: Closes at 4:30 pm PST on the date stated in the job. However it may close prior to the filing end date if sufficient applications have been received. If sufficient applications have not been received, then the filing period end date may be extended.

Sponsorship: Applicants for employment with The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States (i.e., H1-B or other employment-based immigration case).

Job Status:

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