2017-10-10 2017-10-24

Electrical and Instrumentation Technician

Company: City of Redlands
Organization Type: Municipality / Public Works
Location: Redlands, California
Job Status: Full-time
Salary: See Below
Job ID: 45278
Website: http://www.cityofredlands.org

Salary: $58,667 to $71,310 Annually

Closing Date: 10/24/2017 5:00 PM Pacific


Under general supervision, install, maintain, troubleshoot, repair, adjust, and calibrate a variety of electrical, electronic and electro-mechanical equipment including high voltage distribution systems, water pumps, and telemetry systems; and performs other duties as required.

Examples of Duties

  • Installs, and maintains electrical circuits, relays, switch gear, wiring, electronic alarms, process control equipment, and instrumentation equipment used in the operation of a modern water system;
  • Troubleshoots, repairs, programs, calibrates, tests, and monitors equipment used in water treatment plants and systems, including SCADA and radio equipment, and electrical power generating equipment;
  • Tests and repairs reservoir cathodic protection systems and automated control devices: repairs, adjusts, rebuilds, and replaces electric relays, pumps, motors, and pressure control valves;
  • Tests, maintains, and repairs metering and recording instrumentation, control apparatus, data logging, display equipment, communication and telemetry systems;
  • Installs, maintains, repairs and modifies office and shop electrical systems at City facilities, water treatment plants, storage facilities, pumping plants, and remote well sites.
  • Oversees the work of staff assisting in repairs;
  • Orders parts, materials, and supplies required for electrical and other repairs;
  • Reads and interprets manuals, blueprints, maps, wiring diagrams and schematics;
  • Maintains records and reports of work performed and update drawings, maps, schematics and blueprints to reflect changes to systems;
  • Informs supervisor and co-workers of present and potential problems and hazards; and
  • Assists with the supervision and training of personnel, as requested.



Three years of journey man level experience in electrical repair and maintenance working in the water industry, preferably at a conventional water treatment plant or similar facility.


  • College level coursework in water technology, electronics technology, computer science, information technology or related field.
  • Completion of apprenticeship program is desirable.

Licenses and Certificates

  • Possess and maintain a valid class C California drivers license.
  • Water Treatment Operator T2 or Water Distribution Operator D2 Certification from California Department of Public Health within 9 months of employment.
  • Electrical Specialty License (C-10) is desirable.

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