Water Quality Tech II (Electrical NOT Electrian).
Company: Abacus Service Corporation
Posted on: January 24, 2023
Preventative and corrective maintenance complete routine and
corrective maintenance of wastewater and advanced water treatment
demonstration facility electrical and electronic/communication
equipment and instrumentation to support operations and testing.
Install, configure/adjust, maintain, troubleshoot, improve, and/or
repair: -Water quality analyzers, probes, and process control
equipment -Electronic equipment, automation and control systems
-Instrumentation, such as flow meters, flow/pressure switches
-Electrical equipment and related systems -Supervisory Control and
Data Acquisition components including programmable logic
controllers Regularly monitor, inspect, test, calibrate and record
readings for a variety of instruments and electrical systems to
meet reliable equipment life and service expectations, including on
motors, compressors, valves, pumps, flow meters, chemical storage
and feed systems, geared drive equipment, piping systems, and
related equipment. Complete predictive and diagnostic testing for
electrical and electronic equipment and systems. Support operations
and testing, including: -Chemical deliveries, tote swapping,
chemical feed system troubleshooting and improvements aid in
receiving bulk treatment chemicals, swapping chemical totes, and
supporting troubleshooting and improvements needed on various
chemical feed skids. -Improvements projects assist in work plan
development and participate in instrumentation/electrical
improvements around the site. -Technical investigations and
studies. Improve processes for onsite work/safety practices,
routine protocols development to streamline and enhance procedures,
and general facility and equipment organization and upkeep.
Complete other electrical and electronic equipment-related
Assistance of an agency temp is needed to support the onsite
maintenance needs at the Pure Water Southern California
Demonstration Plant. Staff turnover has led to a lack of staff
resources to complete maintenance to ensure uninterrupted
operations of the demonstration plant for testing.
This is the intermediate level position performing Water Quality
Technician II job duties.
Positions at this level apply basic skills while developing
specialized skills in procedures, operations, techniques, tools,
materials and equipment appropriate to area of specialization.
Established procedures for doing the work and a number of specific
guidelines are available. The number and similarity of guidelines
and work situations requires the employee to use judgment in
locating and selecting the most appropriate guidelines, references,
and procedures for application, and in making minor deviations to
adapt the guidelines in specific cases. Situations to which the
existing guidelines cannot be applied or significant proposed
deviations from the guidelines are referred. The work consists of
duties that involve related steps, processes, or methods. The work
involves the execution of specific rules, regulations, or
procedures and typically comprises a complete segment of an
assignment or project of broader scope.
Supervision Received: The supervisor provides continuing or
individual assignments by indicating generally what is to be done,
limitations, quality and quantity expected, deadlines, and priority
of assignments. The supervisor provides additional, specific
instructions for new, difficult, or unusual assignments including
suggested work methods or advice on source material available. The
employee uses initiative in carrying out recurring assignments
independently without specific instruction, but refers deviations,
problems, and unfamiliar situations not covered by instructions to
the supervisor for decision or help. The supervisor assures that
finished work and methods used are technically accurate and in
compliance with instructions or established procedures. Review of
the work increases with more difficult assignments if the employee
has not previously performed similar assignments.
Supervision Given: None
- Gathers information for technical training material.
- Assists with conducting analyses, investigations of water
quality issues, and preparing reports.
- Assists with conducting water quality studies, tests,
inspections and research.
- Updates water quality related databases and records.
- Learns and assists with administering professional services
- May participate on a project team.
- Assists with operating and maintaining research facilities and
Metopolitan Water District of Southern California
Assists with emergency response.
Performs other related Water Quality Technician job duties as
required. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS
Education and Experience: High school diploma or general education
development test (GED) and four years of relevant experience; or
two years experience as a MWD Water Quality Technician I.
Required Knowledge of: Drinking water regulations; water conveyance
and distribution systems; water treatment processes; water
chemistry; mathematics; health and safety requirements; and current
office equipment and technology.
Required Skills and Abilities to: Perform calculations; use and
create spreadsheets; apply safe work practices; read and understand
contract specifications, and drawings; problem solve; prioritize
and multi task; communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally
and in writing; establish and maintain effective working
relationships with those contacted in the course of work; work
independently and in a team environment; and operate current office
equipment including computers and supporting applications.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIREMENTS
Employees in this position may be required to obtain and maintain
the following certifications, licensing, and registrations:
- Valid California Class C Driver License that allows you to
drive in the course of your employment
PHYSICAL DEMANDS, WORK ENVIRONMENT, AND VISION REQUIREMENTS
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described
here are representative of those that must be met or may be
encountered by an employee to successfully perform the job duties
of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the job duties.
Physical Demands: The work requires some physical exertion such as
long periods of standing; walking over rough, uneven, or rocky
surfaces; recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching,
reaching, or similar activities; recurring lifting of moderately
heavy items such as personal computers and record boxes. The work
may require specific, but common, physical characteristics and
abilities such as above-average agility and dexterity.
Job Title: Water Quality Technician II Job Code: XA67
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Work Environment: The work involves moderate risks or discomforts
that require special safety precautions, e.g., working around
moving parts, carts, or machines, or irritant chemicals; etc.
Employees may be required to use protective clothing or gear such
as masks, gowns, coats, boots, goggles, gloves, or shields.
Vision Requirements: No special vision requirements.
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