Controls & Instrument Technician
City of Harrisonburg, VA Public Works Department. Full time position with benefits. Preferred hiring range: $32,635 – $36,712 annually. Will provide lead skill level work in diagnostic and maintenance of electronic and energy control systems for the Resource Recovery Facility, the Water Treatment Plant and Water Pump Stations. Field conditions require call back evening and weekend work, working at heights, underground and confined-space locations. Will schedule, direct and/or perform the preventative and corrective maintenance of the electrical, instrumentation or electronic systems based on design standards, assists with other maintenance and repair. Will work with vendors and other employees concerning system enhancements and documentation to system modifications. Participates in design alterations/adaptions.
Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of operational control systems, electrical/electronic motor controls in a water pump system. Knowledge of hydraulics, including principles of operation of all types of pumps and factors affecting performance. Considerable knowledge of instrumentation systems, distributed control systems. Knowledge of the functions of municipal government departments helpful. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and the general public. Ability to plan, assign and monitor work performed by others and work independently. Considerable ability to recognize, diagnose, and adjust malfunctioning equipment and defects in electrical/electronic systems.
Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma supplemented by coursework in the electrical, electronic or mechanical trades. Considerable experience as an electronic instrumentation systems technician or in a process control and maintenance environment. Start-up experience preferred. Possession of Electrical License and valid VA driver’s license, necessary.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
In order to be considered for this position, you must submit a City of Harrisonburg Application Form. Application forms may be obtained by calling 540/432-7701. Application forms may also be downloaded from our web site: www.ci.harrisonburg.va.us. Submit applications to:
Human Resources Department
Attn: Karen Musselman
City of Harrisonburg, Virginia
345 South Main Street
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801