Performs specialized electrical work associated with installation, programming, and repair of equipment/machinery at water treatment plants, off-site operations, and related facilities. Installs, programs, calibrates, and/or repairs a variety of instrumentation and electronic equipment at utility plants and related facilities, which may include variable frequency drives, flow meters, transducers, generators, transfer switches, programmable logic controls, integrated controls, motor control panels, electrical services, branch circuits, sub-feeders, lift station panels, data flow systems, or antennas. Operates central telemetry computer to program, monitor, and control wells; troubleshoots telemetry computer problems; troubleshoots booster stations; programs booster station configuration; designs and builds electrical controls; builds screens and control logic; generates trend data and reports; modifies configuration of external hardware; calculates electrical loads and hydraulics on booster stations. Reviews, oversees, and inspects all projects with electrical controls. Assesses systems of other municipalities to set guidelines for Collier County. Performs installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical/electronic equipment and mechanical equipment; builds, installs, and repairs equipment; repairs motors and meters; troubleshoots flow/plumbing problems; installs drive parts; installs and repairs pumps; welds parts and fabricates metal components; wires control panels; repairs electrical/electronic equipment; performs preventive maintenance work according to schedule; assists with trenching for installation and repair of conduits; assists in installing pump cords and floats. Operates a computer to program information and to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; utilizes word processing, spreadsheet, control system, telemetry system, diagnostics, or other computer programs. Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, run time data, work orders, flow rates, infiltration reports, inspection records, or other documents. Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, telemetry reports, pump curve reports, construction submittals, flow charts, schematics, electrical drawings/diagrams, blueprints, operation manuals, laws/codes, policies, procedures, manuals, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate. Operates various equipment and tools associated with work activities, which may include a utility truck, boom truck, generator, hydraulic punch, drill machine, welder, drill, pick ax, post hole digger, shovel, mechanic tools, electrical tools, diagnostic instruments, or hand tools. Performs general/preventive maintenance tasks necessary to keep vehicles, building, equipment and tools in operable condition, which may include inspecting equipment, refueling vehicles, checking fluid levels, replacing fluids, greasing equipment, washing/cleaning equipment, or cleaning shop/work areas; monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety; reports faulty equipment. Monitors inventory levels of equipment, tools, parts, and supplies; ensures availability of adequate materials to conduct work activities; initiates requests for new/replacement materials. Follows safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment, and monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals. Communicates with supervisor, employees, other divisions, engineers, contractors, utility companies, vendors, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Maintains an awareness of new technologies, methods, trends, and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate.
High school diploma or GED; supplemented by vocational/technical training electrical systems, instrumentation, and computerized controls; supplemented by three (3) years previous experience and/or training that includes computerized control systems, programmable logic controllers, and installation/repair of electrical equipment, preferably in a public utility system environment; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Valid Journeyman Electrician License and/or a valid Level 3 Water Distribution System Operator License issued by the State of Florida is preferred. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License with any applicable endorsements and maintain eligibility requirements and endorsement(s) to drive a County vehicle as provided in CMA 5805. Fingerprinting required.
Location/Region: Naples, FL (US)