2021-11-19 2021-12-24

Senior Electrical Technician

Irvine Ranch Water District
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Irvine, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 76417
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Irvine, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 76417
  • Organization Website

Salary: $36.01 - $51.18 Hourly

Close Date: Continuous

Apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/irwd/jobs/3317598/senior-electrical-technician

General Description
Are you an experienced Electrician? Do you have experience installing and maintaining industrial electrical and electronic equipment? If so, Irvine Ranch Water District is accepting applications for a Sr. Electrical Technician who under general supervision, will perform a wide variety of skilled journey-level duties in maintenance, design, modification, construction, installation, and repair of electrical and electronic systems, analytical and safety instrumentation, machinery, motors, equipment, devices, plant control systems, and related facilities of District domestic and reclaimed water distribution systems, sewage collection systems and water treatment.

Summary of Duties

  • Act as a teacher/mentor in the Electrical section of the Electrical Services Department. Assist with cross functional electrical competency training.

  • Plan and execute system modifications.

  • Develop and perform infrared thermography routes. Maintain reporting database.

  • Develop testing routes and perform electric motor predictive maintenance testing utilizing electric motor analyzer

  • Schedule and oversee the protective relay and circuit breaker testing program.

  • Plan, coordinate and manage projects performed by outside Contractors.

  • Knowledge of the function, purpose and troubleshooting of input/output (I/O) wiring of programmable logic controllers (PLCs).

  • Knowledge of the function, purpose and troubleshooting of input/output (I/O) wiring of tone telemetry equipment.

  • Assist with the researching, writing and maintaining of Energy Control Procedures (ECPs) for the District Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) program.

  • Install, maintain, calibrate, repair, troubleshoot, test, and modify:

    • Electrical equipment and systems – electric motors, motorized valves, hand and power tools, conduit and wire systems, electrical inspections and start-up testing, building and area lighting, repair enunciation systems, access control systems, cathodic protection, etc.

    • Control Systems –Motor controls, variable frequency drives (VFD's), engine controls, lighting controls.

    • Power Distribution Systems – 5 KV power distribution systems, switchboards, motor control centers (MCC's), transformers, power panels, grounding systems, generators, automatic transfer switches, uninterruptable power supply (UPS) systems, solar arrays, etc.

    • Ability, when called upon, to work on analytical instrumentation, safety instrumentation and process control instrumentation.

  • Read and interpret electrical drawings, schematics, power distribution drawings, control panel wiring diagrams, and installation manuals for electrical and instrumentation systems. Provide working drawings.

  • Performs preventive, corrective, predictive, and demand maintenance on all electrical systems.

  • Requisition supplies, materials, tools and equipment utilizing a computerized Purchase Requisition system.

  • Process and track work orders utilizing a Computerized Maintenance Management system (CMMS).

  • Utilize the Oracle and other District utilized computerized system(s).

  • Coordinate and work with outside agencies and companies to complete assigned tasks.

  • Participate in the department after hours standby program.

  • Works in vaults and other confined spaces utilizing proper safety techniques and equipment in accordance with Cal-OSHA, District, and departmental safety policies and procedures.

  • Comply with District safety work-related practices and attend relevant safety training.

  • Performs related duties as assigned.



  • A combination of education and experience equivalent to an Associate's Degree in electronics/electricity is required. For degrees obtained outside of the U.S., an official equivalency evaluation is required.

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Electronics Technology or technical school certification equivalent is preferred.

  • Four years of journey-level experience installing and maintaining industrial or production electrical and electronic equipment is required.

License / Certifications Required:

  • A valid Class 'C' California Driver's License required.

  • Grade II CWEA Electrical/Instrumentation Technologist Certificate desired.

Additional Information
For a complete job description, please visit: Senior Electrical Technician.

For more information on our benefits, please visit: Benefits Information

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed at WaterDistrictJobs.com.