SALARY RANGE: $33.58 - $42.46 Per Hour Starting Salary is Negotiable within Current Pay Range
**FIRST REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS WILL BEGIN ON MAY 17, 2019, APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY EARLY**
Are you a dedicated professional that puts customers first, thrives in a demanding environment, and displays solid teamwork? Are you interested in being part of an energetic organization that strives to deliver timely, reliable and consistent service using the latest technology--and have fun while you're doing it?
Come work for a department that develops, trains, and promotes their employees. Join the team at Planning and Public Works – Sewer Division, and help us build a livable Pierce County. Our staff is committed to building better, safer communities and enhancing the quality of life in Pierce County. Use your knowledge and experience as an Instrumentation Maintenance Specialist to make a difference for our residents.
Our next successful team member can look forward to...
Perform preventative and corrective maintenance on process instrumentation equipment
Install, improve and modify process equipment, PLC/DCS/SCADA controls, radio telemetry, system computers and network.
Perform adjustments and calibrations of instrumentation using prepared chemical standards, portable electronic meters and related calibration equipment.
Install new equipment and wire according to electrical codes, schematics, diagrams and industry standards.
Utilization of computer maintenance management system.
Lead, train, direct and instruct other employees as required.
Our next successful team member should possess the following...
Ability to read and interpret P&IDs, electrical diagrams, conduit diagrams, loop sheets and all wiring diagrams.
Ability to troubleshoot instrumentation problems.
Install, connect process control devices, configure and calibrate instrumentation.
Utilization of equipment software, test equipment, computers and software at the proficient level.
Understand and follow written and verbal instructions.
Communicate effectively verbally and in writing to audiences of various social, cultural, ethnic, educational and economic backgrounds.
Effectively coordinate, perform and complete multiple duties and assignments concurrently and in a timely manner.
Maintain regular, predictable and punctual attendance during regularly scheduled work hours at assigned worksite.
Work a flexible schedule, which may include evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime.
Meet the travel requirements of the position, if any.
Physically perform the essential job functions of the classification.
This announcement is not intended to reflect all duties to be performed by our next team member, but shall present a descriptive list of the range of duties that may be performed. To view the complete classification, clickhere.
Our next successful team member will have...
High School diploma plus graduation from a two (2) year vocational/technical school with instrumentation and electronic emphasis and four (4) years' experience in the maintenance and repair of electronic measurement devices and systems.
A combination of education and experience which clearly demonstrates ability to perform the duties of the class may be substituted for education and formal training.
Preferred recruiting requirements
Standard principles and practices applied to preventive and corrective maintenance of instrumentation used in the wastewater industry for treatment plants, pump station systems and or similar industries.
GE and Allen Bradley programming experience is preferred.
To be considered for this opportunity please:
Complete and submit an online Pierce County Employment Application.
If you do not have internet access, you may visit your local public library or any WorkSource location and use their computers.
Individuals needing accommodation in the application, testing process or need this job announcement in an alternative format you may call Human Resources at (253) 798-7480, at least two days prior to the need.
This is a competitive selection process. Your application form will be reviewed and evaluated for the quality and quantity of education/experience in the areas listed. Applicants whose qualifications most closely correspond to the County's needs will be eligible for further consideration. Notification of application status normally occurs 4 to 6 weeks after the closing date. Short notice may be given to applicants to participate in further selection processes which may include written, oral and performance examinations, and final interviews.
As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, Pierce County welcomes a diverse workforce. Pierce County does not discriminate based on race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a disabled person.
Position #19-00152 WASTEWATER MAINTENANCE SPECIALIST - INSTRUMENTATION CJ
Additional Salary Information: Starting Salary is Negotiable within Current Pay Range
Internal Number: #19-00152
About Pierce County, Washington
Planning and Public Works strives to support a livable Pierce County. Planning and Public works infrastructure, facilities and services protect the environment, improve public health and safety, contribute to economic vitality, and enhance the quality of life in our community. Pierce County Planning and Public Works is responsible for the maintenance, operation, preservation and improvement of 1550 miles of county roads with 145 bridges, a regional sewer system with 100 pump stations and over 700 miles of pipe, a regional stormwater system with 67 miles of levees and over 500 ponds, solid waste facilities, ferries, and airports.