- Must possess and continuously maintain a valid Michigan driver’s license, as well as qualify to drive a Division vehicle in compliance with the Division Driver Policy.
- Must be able to work in confined spaces and outdoors under varying climatic conditions.
- Must be able to walk over rough terrain and climb ladders and stairs.
- Graduation from a high school or equivalent G.E.D.
- Proof of 40 hours of relevant technical coursework (electrical, electronic, programming, instrumentation related) or one (1) years’ experience.
- Must be able to lift a minimum of seventy-five (75) pounds.
- Must have color vision.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
Performs or assists a wide variety of skilled electronic and electric work involving the installation, calibration, maintenance, and repair of water and wastewater systems, networks, and treatment facilities and related equipment.
STATEMENT OF TASKS
- Installs, calibrates, maintains and repairs instrumentation, communication and electronic systems and equipment.
- Makes recommendations and evaluations of communication, computer, instrumentation, and electrical systems on various projects.
- Assists in providing specifications and cost estimates on various projects for improvements to treatment facilities, water distribution and wastewater collections systems.
- Assists in long and short-term master plan studies for water distribution, wastewater collection, treatment facilities, communication and computer systems.
- Updates and maintains current as-built drawings of electrical and instrumentation upgrades.
- Assembles and correlates data and prepares reports needed for operational areas and planning purposes.
- Responds to emergencies.
- Performs special projects and studies.
- Troubleshoots, adjusts, calibrates, maintains and repairs instrumentation components and associated equipment.
- Maintains gas detectors and atmospheric monitoring equipment.
- Installs and maintains computer, phone, fiber optic and various network systems.
- Assures compliance with all applicable standards and codes.
- Provides training to other Union staff as directed by the Employer
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Knowledge of electrical investigative and analytical techniques, including familiarity with electrical safety.
- Knowledge of basic math and algebra.
- Knowledge of computer systems and relevant software.
- Ability to install, diagnose, repair, calibrate, and troubleshoot electrical, communication, computer, video, TV and instrumentation systems.
- Ability to perform electrical computations, assist in project design and development plans and specifications.
- Ability to perform, prepare, present, and discuss information effectively, both in oral and written form.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Employees, engineers, supervisors, and contractors.
- Ability to deal with other agencies and the general public in a courteous and effective manner.
- Ability to organize, conduct and evaluate studies and investigations.
- Ability to read and interpret blueprints and electrical drawings.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Ability to use electric and pneumatic power tools and hand tools and analytical equipment and instruments.
- Knowledge of standard safety practices and mandatory safety regulations.
U-6 ENTRY LEVEL: No certification required.
U-7 CERFIFIED: Must have the ISA CSST Level 1 Certification and an Associate’s degree in a relevant technical field from an accredited college or university. Must have a minimum of 3 years’ instrumentation and electronics experience in a large manufacturing, commercial, or governmental facility, providing broad areas of experience and expertise in the electrical and instrumentation fields.