SCADA/INSTRUMENTATION TECHNICIAN - 40005580

Date: Nov 15, 2022

Location: Durham, NC, US

Company: Durham County

Durham County Government employs approximately 1,900 employees that work towards providing needed services throughout the community. With a wide array of services, Durham County Government is at the heart of a rapidly growing and diverse area offering residents, employees and visitors exciting opportunities to live, work, grow and play. For more information about Durham County Government, visit www.dconc.gov.

 

 

DEPARTMENT:       

 

County Engineering

DATE POSTED:         

   

November 15, 2022

CLOSING DATE:           

 

Open Until Filled

SALARY MIN:  

 

$49,127.00

SALARY MAX:  

 

$88,428.00

POSITION NUMBER:        

    

40005580

JOB TYPE:

Full-Time

 

**This position qualifies for the $6,000.00 sign on bonus**

 

***THIS POSITION IS SUBJECT TO CLOSE AT ANYTIME. ***

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Performs technical and professional electrical and mechanical work in the installation, maintenance, and repair of instrumentation and related electronic equipment and systems in the County-owned Triangle Wastewater Treatment Plant, Collection System and Well System.

Works under the general supervision of Utility Supervisor.

 

TYPICAL TASKS:

 

  • Troubleshoots and repairs SCADA and programmable logic controller (PLC) equipment control systems and motor control circuits
  • Troubleshoots, repairs and replaces electrical motors, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, gearboxes, pumps and other plant related equipment
  • Enters preventive, corrective and predictive maintenance information into the computerized and maintenance management software
  • Leads, trains and assists other plant staff in proper electrical safety procedures
  • Maintains and repairs 480-volt electrical distribution systems and chemical feed systems
  • Monitors the SCADA server
  • Checks and calibrates electronic equipment
  • Installs electrical raceway and wiring as needed
  • Serves as Back-up Collection System Operator in Responsible Charge as needed
  • Assist with performing the duties associated with the Senior Plant Maintenance Technician as required
  • Completes special projects as assigned
  • Performs related tasks as required.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to the completion of high school supplemented by an apprenticeship or vocational training in the electrical/electronic field and a minimum 2 years of Industrial/Motor Control/SCADA experience.

 

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

Must obtain a NC Grade 1 Collections Systems Operator certification and a NCAWWA Class I Maintenance Technologist Certification within 18 months of employment.  Failure to obtain the required certification within the 18 month period may result in termination of employment. Must possess a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.  Incumbent will be required to work on a rotating on-call schedule.

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh