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Scada Technician | Utilities | Job Number 2021 -01605
Job Family: Professional Technical
Posting Start Date: 03/26/2021 | Closing: Open Until Filled
Minimum Hourly Rate: $16.31
Under basic supervision, installs, maintains, tests and repairs treatment plant process control systems, equipment, and electronic components for the Water Utility Services Department (WUSD).
Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Maintains Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) electrical and electronic equipment and process control systems, including electronic instruments, monitoring systems, telemetry, and components; installs, tests, calibrates, maintains, and repairs electrical and electronic components and devices; maintains and adjusts equipment to meet job specifications and technical codes.
Examines equipment malfunctions and troubleshoots actual and potential problems; examines components to be repaired and determines the proper repair techniques; replaces faulty components and tests finished job to determine system durability; maintains records of services performed.
Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information.
May be required to respond afterhours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City-wide emergency.
Performs other related and assigned duties as required.
Driving is essential.
City policies and procedures.
Theories and principles of electrical and electronic system repair and maintenance.
Testing, diagnosing, repairing, and maintaining electrical equipment and systems.
Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers.
Using a personal computer and specialized engineering software applications.
Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Two years of SCADA, Electrical, Process Instrumentation or Equipment maintenance experience.
Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License.
Additional training and certifications may be required.
Both indoors and outdoors – Major activities are performed indoors and/or outdoors and may be exposed to all weather conditions.
Medium – Requires exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently and/or a up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
This job description is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required. City management has exclusive rights to alter this job description at any time without notice. Employees will be required to follow any other job related instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an ‘at-will’ relationship.
The City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from eligible and qualified persons regardless of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
The City of Waco provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please contact the Human Resource Office at (254) 750-5740.
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