Electrical & Instrumentation Technician -Journey Level (LA-266-20E) Carson
NOTICE OF EXTERNAL RECRUITMENT
ELECTRICAL AND INSTRUMENTATION TECHNICIAN
The Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County is recruiting for Journey level Electrical and Instrumentation Technicians in Carson at our Joint Water Pollution Control Plant. The essential functions of this position are to perform progressively more skilled work in the installation, maintenance, and repair of instrumentation, computer process control, and electrical equipment and systems.
The Sanitation Districts are a non-civil service public agency separate from Los Angeles County government. The Districts serve the wastewater and solid waste management needs of approximately 5.6 million people across a service area that covers approximately 850 square miles and encompasses 78 cities and unincorporated territory within the county. We are nationally recognized for innovative engineering practices in wastewater treatment, solid waste management, and power generation.
Working hours are 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Monday - Friday. After hour overtime and weekend callbacks will sometimes be required. This is an excellent career opportunity, with comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, retirement, along with paid vacation, sick leave and holidays. Additional benefit information can be viewed by clicking on the Benefits tab. Initial salary placement will be based on the selected candidate's qualifications.
Under the general supervision of a Supervisor of Electrical and Instrumentation Repair, incumbents assemble, install, maintain, calibrate, troubleshoot and repair and/or replace electrical, electronic, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, digital and analog control equipment and systems; operate, maintain, calibrate and repair pneumatic and electronic testing and measuring instruments; maintain records and prepare reports on maintenance and repair work, calibration readings and related data; order parts, supplies and equipment; instruct lower level classes in the series; read, interpret and prepare schematic diagrams, blueprints, sketches and equipment specifications; perform math calculations related to the trades; drive to and perform inspections on new construction; maintain shop area; and perform related duties as required.
The ELECTRICAL AND INSTRUMENTATION TECHNICIAN is the journey level class of the series. Incumbents perform a wide variety of skilled tasks utilizing a comprehensive knowledge of the trade.
Applicants must possess a valid California Class C driver license; -AND- Four years of experience in the Electrical and Instrumentation Technician Apprentice classes or equivalent, performing progressively responsible installation, maintenance and repair work on instrumentation, computer process control and electrical equipment and systems. Twelve units of college coursework, approved by the Districts, or completion of one year of a two-year degree or certification program in instrumentation, electronics or electrical technology, or a closely related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience; - OR - Completion of a two-year degree or certification program in instrumentation, electronics or electrical technology, or a closely related field may be substituted for two years of the required experience.
EXAMPLES OF ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
The competitive selection process for ELECTRICAL AND INSTRUMENTATION TECHNICIAN may cover a knowledge of : Theories, principles, practices, tools, math formulas and safety considerations used in the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical, electronic, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, digital and analog control equipment and systems; plant operational systems. The ability to : Utilize specialized tools, math formulas and equipment of the trade; independently troubleshoot and repair electrical, electronic, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, digital and analog control equipment and systems; read, interpret and prepare schematic diagrams, blueprints, sketches and equipment specifications; maintain records and prepare reports; independently perform difficult assignments; instruct lower level apprentices in trade techniques.
Please apply online at www.lacsd.org within the application period. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed LACSD Employment Application or online application. Check your email regularly throughout the recruitment process as notifications may be sent via e-mail. Please make sure that your registered email address is accurate and current. To ensure proper delivery add email@example.com to your contact list.
- Applications and Supplemental Questionnaires will be reviewed and evaluated for relevant experience and/or coursework.
- Candidates considered to have the best qualifications will be invited to the written examination.
- The selection process will consist of a written test weighted 25%, a performance test weighted 25% and an interview weighted 50%.
- Candidates must receive a qualifying score on each selection component to move forward in the selection process.
- Prior to appointment, a thorough reference check will be conducted.
Prior to appointment, a thorough reference check will be conducted. The individual(s) recommended for hire must undergo a job-related pre-employment physical, which includes a drug and alcohol test. Candidates are also subject to a review of their DMV records for moving violations, chargeable accidents or more serious charges.
As an equal opportunity employer, the Districts strongly encourage qualified minorities, women and disabled persons to apply.
Applications can now be completed and submitted online through the Sanitation Districts' website at www.lacsd.org . Please click on the "Employment Opportunities" link. By using the online application system, you will receive confirmation via e-mail that your application was received for this position. If you do not have Internet access, you may submit a complete paper "Internal Application" within the application period shown above to the Employment Services Section (JAO, Room 109). All applications will be reviewed to determine if the conditions and qualifications for testing are met.
To learn more about how the Sanitation Districts converts waste in to resources, please visit the following video:
Converting Waste into Resources
REMOVE FROM BULLETIN BOARD: JANUARY 26, 2021
Closing Date/Time: 1/26/2021 11:59 PM Pacific