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Electrical Maintenance and SCADA Technician

  • City of Prescott
  • 05/14/22
  • Prescott, AZ
  • 86301
  • 20.24 / Hourly
  • Full-Time

Electrical Maintenance and SCADA Technician

Public Works Department

Hiring Range: $20.2440 to $30.3660

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Pay Grade: 109

Full Pay Range: $20.2440 to $30.3660

Deadline to Apply: 5/31/22

Position Summary:

Monitors and maintains the water and wastewater SCADA system for the City of Prescott. This position also performs advanced journey-level work that involves installing, maintaining, and repairing water production equipment and facilities.

Essential Duties:

Performs electrical maintenance, SCADA duties, and assignments for water and wastewater system infrastructure; makes programming changes based on radio feedback from operators.
Lays conduit and pulls wire for electrical needs.
Works with a wide variety of voltages up to and including 2400 volts.
Calibrates and installs instrumentation.
Maintains telemetry systems and electronic devices.
Diagnoses electrical malfunctions and determines necessary repairs or replacement.
Maintains antenna and radio system diagnosis and repair.
Coordinates with control system programmers.
Performs minor control system configuration and troubleshooting.
Installs, repairs, or replaces pumps, compressors, motors, valves, pressure regulating, filtration, gearboxes, pressure vessels, tanks, and other related equipment.
Lubricates bearings.
Replaces seals, gaskets, packing, springs, and gears.
Works at a variety of sites such as wells, water booster stations, sewer lift stations, tanks, PRVs, or other sites.
Uses appropriate safety equipment; follows safety procedures.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience:

High school diploma; three (3) years of work experience in the performance of journey-level electrical maintenance repair functions including experience in the coordination, implementation, repair, and practical use of SCADA systems.

Licensing, Certification, and Other Requirements:

Possess a valid Arizona driver's license; obtain forklift operator certification within one (1) year of hire; complete required training in: confined space; arc flash; chlorine safety; bloodborne pathogens; lock out/tag out procedures; hazard communications; OSHA required training; and other City required training including completing Inductive University, and ADEQ Water Distribution Grade I certification within one (1) year of hire.

Employee Core Beliefs

City of Prescott employees should seek to uphold the City's core beliefs throughout their day-to-day business and with every customer they come in contact with, both internal and external. Our core beliefs are: Act with Integrity, Work as a Team, Have Personal Commitment and Loyalty, Solve Problems, Take Pride In Excellent Results, High Level of Productivity and Being Nice.

Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:

Knowledge of electrical plumbing, carpentry, masonry, HVAC, janitorial, and mechanical maintenance and repair tasks.
Knowledge of water and wastewater facility equipment and ground maintenance.
Knowledge of occupational hazards and applicable safety practices.
Knowledge of utility SCADA/control systems.
Knowledge of low voltage relays and pressure switches.
Knowledge of preventive maintenance.
Knowledge of basic mathematics.
Skill in communicating, both verbally and in writing.
Skill in initiating, monitoring, and completing repair projects or construction projects.
Skill in using mechanized equipment, power tools, and general hand tools.
Skill in using Computer Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS, MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Skill in making independent, sound, timely decisions.
Ability to learn control system programming.
Ability to maintain flexibility and work with frequent interruptions and multiple changing priorities.
Ability to work as a team member.
Ability to develop and implement maintenance and repair programs.
Ability to perform technical and complex maintenance related functions.
Ability to understand and interpret blueprints and schematics.
Ability to read, understand, and follow manufacturers' service and repair manuals.
Ability to keep records and generate work-related reports.

Physical Demands And Working Conditions:

Work is performed at various facilities and in the field with exposure to the elements.
Safely operates required equipment and City vehicles as needed
Clearly, concisely, and effectively communicate in person, over the radio, and by telephone.
Requires working overtime, being scheduled to stand-by, and being subject to emergency call-outs.
Safely performs manual labor for extended periods of time and lifts 60 pounds frequently with a maximum of 100 pounds.
Exposed to adverse weather conditions, confined space, high traffic areas, exposure to raw sewage, chemicals, rotating equipment, hydrogen sulfide, noise, high-medium-low voltage, oxygen deficient, and hazardous environments.
Work is performed in a dynamic environment that requires sensitivity to change and responsiveness to changing goals, priorities, and needs.

Successful candidate will receive a post-offer, pre-employment background screening to include:

Drug screening
Motor vehicle records check
Criminal background screening

City of Prescott Contact Information

201 N. Montezuma Street, Suite 303

Prescott, AZ 86301



Phone: 928-777-1410 / Fax: 928-832-1222

Major Benefits For Full-Time Regular Employees: Paid time off; ten paid holidays and one floating holiday per year; employee and/or family health and life insurance; short term and long term disability; Arizona State Retirement and Social Security contributions; other optional benefits such as deferred compensation plans and additional life insurance. PROBATION: Each employee must satisfactorily serve an established probationary period. NOTE: When advised, reasonable accommodations will be made in order for an "otherwise qualified applicant" with a disability to participate in any phase of the selection process. In accordance with A.R.S. 23 - 493, this position has been identified as "Safety Sensitive". The City of Prescott is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

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