Industrial Electrician

Department: Water and Wastewater
Division: Utilities Maintenance
Hourly Rate: $22.22 – $33.33

Summary

This is responsible skilled work in the electrical operation, maintenance and repair of pump stations, and water and wastewater treatment plant equipment. Work is performed under the supervision of Utility Maintenance management and is reviewed through results achieved.

Essential functions

  • Perform corrective and preventative maintenance to ensure proper operation of water, wastewater, reclaimed water, stormwater collection and distribution systems and components.
  • Install, maintain and repair electrical systems located at well sites, sewer pump stations, metering and valve vaults, water and wastewater treatment plants.
  • Install, maintain and repair electrical equipment such as telemetry systems, motors, motor control centers, wells, tank and reservoir level probes, sewer pump stations, generators, air compressors, etc.
  • Perform master electrician level trades for preventative maintenance, maintenance and repair activities on water treatment, wastewater treatment, reclaimed water systems, wastewater collection systems, and water distribution systems.
  • Monitor and maintain materials, inventory, and supplies.
  • Evaluate plant facilities and equipment for effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Troubleshoot routine to complex electrical problems related to the operation of Water or Wastewater Treatment and pumping facilities.
  • Prepare and maintain a variety of maintenance records.
  • Respond to emergency calls for assistance.
  • Perform on-call electrician on a rotating basis.
  • Communicate effectively with all staff, vendors and the public.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the City of Winter Park Core Competencies.
  • Perform other work as assigned.

Note:  The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

 

  • Knowledge of the National Electric Code and relevant municipal codes.
  • Knowledge of RTU’s, PLC’s and SCADA equipment.
  • Knowledge of principles, methods, materials, equipment and tools used in electrical construction and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions.
  • Knowledge of functions and mechanics of electrical motors, centrifugal and deep well turbine pumps and water transmission systems.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of safe motor vehicle operation and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of ozone water treatment plants and wastewater collection systems.
  • Knowledge and experience with PLC’s and VFD and SSRVS configuration and startup.
  • Skilled in using a computer and related software applications.
  • Skilled in using applicable tools and equipment related to area of assignment.
  • Skilled in communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
  • Ability to work routinely with 3-phase 460V AC and higher power.
  • Ability to program variable frequency drive software and set operational limits
  • Ability to configure and startup VFD and SSRVS
  • Ability to work with 4500V DC power.
  • Ability to read and understand electrical blueprints, wiring schematics, single line diagrams, ability to write electrical specifications for small to medium sized projects.
  • Ability to build complex electrical control panels.
  • Ability to properly size conductor based on power requirements and length of conductor needed.
  • Ability to read and understand technical manuals and work instructions and apply them to maintenance and operation activities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school Diploma/GED or equivalent.
  • Five (5) years’ experience in in the field of water and wastewater treatment.
  • An equivalent combination of the required education and experience may be considered.

Certifications and Training

  • Possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver License.
  • Possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Master Electricians license.
  • All certifications must be current at the time of application and must be maintained as a condition of continued employment.

Requirements

Environmental

Tasks require frequent exposure to adverse environmental conditions.

Physical

This is medium work requiring the exertion of 75 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently and up to 25 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, and grasping.

Sensory

Tasks require manual dexterity in addition to visual and hearing acuity as well as oral communication ability.