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Electrical Controls Specialist
($54,121.60 - $72,862.40 Annually)
First review of applications will be Thursday, May 11, 2017.
This recruitment is being conducted to establish a list of the "most qualified" applicants who may be considered to fill the Electrical Controls Specialist vacancy. To be considered "most qualified" an applicant will possess any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to: a four-year electrical apprenticeship OR graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate's degree in Electrical, Electronics, or related field; considerable (3-5 years) experience as a journey-level Electrician; good (1-3 years) experience in the instrumentation field involving the installation, maintenance, calibration, and repair of electronics solid-state controls, instrumentation, data communications, and related equipment; and both instrumentation and electrical experience including medium voltage within an industrial background.
An Electrical Controls Specialist performs skilled Electrical/Instrumentation installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair work related to electrical equipment up to 15kv and instrumentation equipment used to operate and monitor the City's water, wastewater, and gas systems.
- Installing, programming, calibrating, and commissioning various electrical/instrumentation devices including variable frequency drives, level transmitters, flow meters, radios, power monitoring equipment
- Developing electrical and electronic system designs, plans, specifications, wiring schematics, and basic one-line diagrams
- Assisting in the startup, commissioning, and troubleshooting of the process control system including correcting problems with communications, field process variables, or design engineering
- Coordinating and acquiring materials and equipment to repair or install at facilities
- Acting as technical lead on new projects including new gas, water, wastewater facilities, substations, pump stations, plants, etc.
- Reviewing drawings, plans, specifications, and submittals from the City's Engineering Department or a consultant for utility projects
- Enforcing compliance with City standards and technical specifications for utility projects
- Providing technical and inspection assistance to the City of Mesa Construction Inspectors
- Assisting Design Engineers or Engineering companies with design criteria for process controls and electrical distribution projects
- Performing calibration and verification for Arizona Corporation Commission on gas regulator stations
- Certifying calibration for Inter-Agency flow meters
- Creating, modifying, and updating AutoCAD and/or PDF drawings for new and existing projects
- Incumbents may be subject to call-out and must be willing to work overtime as required (by assignment)
- In addition, an incumbent may be subject to after-hours stand-by duty for emergency repairs and must be able to use independent judgement in decisions related to their duties
- An employee in this class is required to use appropriate safety equipment and follow safety procedures in in accordance with OSHA and NFPA 70E
This class may involve hazardous conditions typically associated with medium voltage, natural gas, raw sewage, toxic chemicals, laser beams and confined work areas. This class receives general supervision from an Electrical Controls Supervisor who reviews completed work for conformance and compliance with installation, maintenance, and repair specifications and standards.
This class is FLSA non-exempt.