Facilities Electrician II (Water/Wastewater)
The Villages, FL 32159
Under the supervision of the Maintenance Manager, performs advanced electrical and mechanical work in the operation, maintenance, and repair of treatment facilities including water/wastewater plants and lift stations plants.
• Performs skilled electrical installation, alteration, inspection, maintenance, repair, and service of lift stations and treatment facilities.
• Perform scheduled Corrective and Preventative Maintenance on mechanical, electrical, structural wiring and electronic equipment.
• Install, maintain, troubleshoot, repair and calibrate mechanical, instrumentation, electrical, electronic and electro-mechanical equipment and systems, electric motors, generators, switches, circuit breakers, fuse boxes and lighting equipment. Run conduit, pull and size wire and components.
• Install, maintain, repair, and replace pumps, gear boxes, and various mechanical equipment related to the operation of water/wastewater treatment plants, pump stations, lift stations, and other facilities. Assist Lift Station Mechanic in repair and/or replacement of lift station electrical motor panels and radio telemetry units as needed.
• Maintain, repair, and adjust pumps and pump control systems including VFD’s, soft starts, and pump control valves. Install, maintain, repair, calibrate, and troubleshoot telemetry, communication systems, and control systems, including PLC’s, relay logic, SCADA systems, and HMI. Knowledge of the telemetry systems and electronic hardware involved in control systems.
• Install, repair, troubleshoot and maintain power generation systems including generators, transfer switches and batteries.
• Program and operate a variety of complex electronic testing equipment to ensure accuracy of diagnosis and repair. Maintains equipment and tools in working order.
• Makes visual inspections to determine proper repair, service, and maintenance completion of station and treatment plant mechanical and electrical apparatus.
• Use a computer to access the electronic work order and asset management system (CMMS) as it relates to maintenance and repair of electrical systems and associated equipment. Keep maintenance and repair records up-to-date. Ability to communicate effectively with management and other team members.
• Ability to determine quality of work and compliance with national Electrical Code and other department standards.
• May drive a company vehicle and is responsible for appearance, maintenance and organization of vehicle and tool inventory.
• Follows all Safety Rules, procedures and PPE practices.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: • Must possess mobility to work in wastewater treatment plants and related facilities; strength, stamina, and mobility to perform medium to heavy physical work, to work in confined spaces, around machines and to climb and descend ladders, and to operate various hand and power tools and construction equipment; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; color vision to read gauges and identify appurtenances; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone or radio. Ability to use all required personal protective equipment to include the correct breathing respirator for hazardous work environments. The job involves fieldwork requiring frequent walking in operational areas to identify problems or hazards. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate above-mentioned tools and equipment. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, and climb to perform work and inspect work sites. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 40 pounds and heavier weights with the use of proper equipment. Ability to sit, stand or walk for periods longer than 30 minutes. ENVIRONMENTAL ELEMENTS: • Employees work mainly outdoors, and partially indoors, and are exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes.
- At times it will be necessary to work unscheduled overtime to restore services.
- Position will require employee to take part in a rotating emergency call out schedule and be accountable for responding to and properly handling all after hour incidents during that time.
- Work is reviewed in progress and/or upon completion.
- Performs other duties as requested.
- High school diploma or GED equivalent
- (5) or more years progressively responsible experience in the installation, modification, maintenance and repair of electrical/mechanical equipment and related apparatus in water, wastewater and lift station operations
- Must have a clean/valid Florida driver’s license and licensed Journeyman Electrician.
- Thorough knowledge of the methods, practices, materials, and tools used in electrical and electronic components installation, maintenance and repair work.
- Thorough knowledge of occupational hazards of the electrical trade and pertinent safety precautions necessary to avoid accidents and injuries.
- This job description is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills or working conditions associated with the position. While it is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements, management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties and assign other duties as necessary.
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