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Job Title: Instrumentation & Control Technician I or II
Location: Austin, TX United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 03/17/2023
Expire Date: 04/17/2023
Job Categories: Engineering
Job Description
Instrumentation & Control Technician I or II
This position completes the calibration, installation, repairs and modification of instrumentation starter controls and complex rotating/moving equipment for the Instrument & Control Maintenance Division of the Operations -Treatment Program Area of Austin Water.

Minimum Qualifications
Instrumentation & Control Technician I:

Education and/or Equivalent Experience:
Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus two (2) years of experience in the repair, installation, maintenance, and calibration of instrumentation and control system equipment in a water, wastewater or similar industrial process control facility.
OR
Graduation with an Associate of Arts or Science Technology degree from an accredited college or university in a field related to instrumentation or control systems.

Licenses and Certifications Required:
Valid Texas Class C Driver License

Instrumentation & Control Technician II:

Education and/or Equivalent Experience:
Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus four (4) years of experience in the repair, installation, maintenance, and calibration of instrumentation and control system equipment, or a related field, including two (2) years of instrumentation & control experience in a water and wastewater treatment facility or a similar industrial process control facility.
OR
Graduation with an Associate of Arts or Science Technology degree from an accredited college or university in a field related to instrumentation or control systems, plus two (2) years of instrumentation & control experience in a water and wastewater treatment facility or a closely related process facility.

Licenses and Certifications Required:
Valid Texas Class C Driver License.

Driving Requirement:

This position requires a Valid Texas Class C Driver License or the ability to acquire one by your hire date. External New Hires must meet the City of Austinís Driver Record Evaluation (DRE) requisite. To be considered for a driving position, applicants cannot have more than three moving violations or a total of six Driver Record Evaluation points within a period of thirty-six (36) months.

Physical Requirements:

This position will require that you be able to perform the following essential job functions with confidence and with or without reasonable accommodations: Occasional carrying or lifting up to 50 lbs., occasional pushing or pulling up to 50 lbs., frequent standing and walking, occasional sitting and lying, frequent climbing of stairs and ladders, occasional reaching overhead, crawling, and twisting, frequent kneeling, stooping/bending, and repetitive hand/foot movement, far and near vision with color differentiation, hearing and communicating, frequent finger dexterity, grasping or squeezing, traveling to work sites, ability to wear personal protective equipment, exposure to extreme weather conditions, atmospheric and hazardous conditions and very loud noise.

Selected candidate will be required to complete and pass a pre-employment physical exam to be considered for this position, which includes a Functional (FC) strength/agility test.

Confined Space Entry and Climbing Requirements:

Candidates must be able to work in environments which may have hazardous atmospheres or in confined spaces where there is limited or restricted means for entry and exit, or where the activities of an employee are hindered.

Candidates must be able to perform duties with confidence at sites where climbing heights of up to 200 feet is required on ladders that support up to 300 lbs.

If you are selected to interview:

Your skill level in some of the competency areas for this job will be assessed through an online or in-person skills testing appointment in Austin, TX. A passing score is 70%.

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Experience:
Associate of Applied Science degree specifically in the field of instrumentation or control systems technology, electronics, or related field.
Demonstration of strong technical knowledge and experience in the maintenance and calibration of instrumentation and control systems equipment such as pressure transmitters/transducers, level sensors, flow meters, PLCís and pump/motor control circuitry.
Experience working in a water/wastewater facility or related process facility performing instrumentation & control maintenance.

Pay Range
Instrumentation & Control Technician I

Salary Range: $26.99 to $32.70 per hour

Instrumentation & Control Technician II

Salary Range: $30.14 to $37.68 per hour

Hours
Monday through Friday; 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
This position will be required to work on-call shifts on a rotating basis, including nights, weekends and holidays.
Overtime and call-back time will vary and are required for this position.

Location
The incumbent in this position may be asked to report to one or more of the following locations:

Lift Stations
Various locations

Hornsby Bend Biosolids Plant
2210 S. FM 973, Austin, TX 78725

South Austin Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant
1017 Fallwell Lane, Austin TX, 78717

Walnut Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant
7113 FM 969, Austin, TX 78724

Davis Water Treatment Plant
3500 W. 35th Street, Austin, Texas 78703

Water Treatment Plant 4
6800 North F. M. 620, Austin, Texas 78732

Ullrich Water Treatment Plant
1000 Forest View Dr., Austin, Texas 78746

Pump Stations & Reservoirs Ė South Service Support Center
3616 S. First St., Austin, Texas 78704

Work location and shift assignment for candidates selected will be determined based on business need and is subject to change at managementís discretion.

Criminal Background Investigation
This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation
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