Inland Empire Utilities Agency

Electrical & Instrumentation Technician I-III (DOQ)

Onsite - Chino, CA
Full-Time
Application Deadline: 5/16/24

There is (1) vacancy in the Operations and Maintenance Department. 

This recruitment is being conducted to fill (1) vacancy and will establish an eligibility list which may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur during the active status of the eligibility list. 

Depending on qualifications, an individual may be hired as an Electrical and Instrumentation Technician I, II, or III. 

Salary Range:

Electrical & Instrumentation Technician I GU 176 ($38.4496 – $46.8476)

Electrical & Instrumentation Technician II GU 179 ($44.5111 – $54.2323)

Electrical & Instrumentation Technician III GU 181 ($49.0707 – $59.7880)

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Probationary Period: 12 months

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THE OPPORTUNITY

Are you interested in a meaningful career performing a wide range of electrical system and instrumentation system maintenance? Do you have a passion for enhancing and improving the quality of life throughout the region? The Agency is seeking a passionate individual to serve as its next Electrical & Instrumentation Technician. The successful candidate will be an individual who strives to serve the communities in the Inland Empire region to meet the dynamic and growing needs of recycled water demand, wastewater collection, treatment and disposal needs. 

The Inland Empire Utilities Agency is not your typical public agency. Here at the Inland Empire Utilities Agency, we are a leader in water management and environmental stewardship. We strive to produce high-quality renewable products such as recycled water and top-quality compost to enhance and preserve the quality of life throughout our region. Our values go beyond just protecting the resources and the communities we serve. We are committed to applying ethical, transparent, and environmentally sustainable principles to all aspects of business and organizational conduct. We recognize that our commitment to the community starts with our employees. In order to ensure that our staff are able to continue to perform at a high level and provide unparalleled services throughout our service area, we strive to provide a healthy work-life balance.

Here are a few ways the Inland Empire Utilities Agency is committed to helping you feel your best, work your best, and live your best while working with us:

  • A 4-day work week with remote hybrid work schedules for some positions
  • A pension through California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
  • Generous employer monthly health benefit allowances to go towards the cost of medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Competitive vacation, floating holiday, sick time in addition to 9 agency paid holidays
  • Education Reimbursement up to $5,250 per fiscal year
  • Professional Development Stipend of $1,000 per fiscal year
  • Basic life insurance coverage provided
  • Wellness Stipend of $500 per fiscal year
  • 457b Deferred Compensation Contribution
  • Interest free loan for a computer purchase up to $3,000

THE POSITION:

Electrical & Instrumentation Technician I:

Under direct supervision, assists higher-level staff in a wide range of electrical system and process control instru­mentation system maintenance duties and performs semi-skilled electrical and instrumentation maintenance and repair work; and performs related duties as assigned.  

Electrical & Instrumentation Technician II and III: 

Under general supervision, performs a variety of skilled technical duties in the construction, installation, testing, calibration, maintenance and repair of electrical systems and process control instrumentation systems and related equipment, including motors and machinery ranging up to 12,000 volts, as well as complex instrumentation, communication and computerized control systems used in the pro­duction, treatment, storage, transmission and distribution of water, wastewater, recycled water and composting; and performs related duties as assigned. 

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:

Electrical & Instrumentation Technician I:

An Electrical & Instrument Technician I perform entry-level work in the electrical and/or process control instrumentation trade while under the direction of a journey-level technician. Incumbents must gain proficiency and attain the skills necessary to function at the next higher level while providing semi-skilled electrical or instrumentation work. This class is alternately staffed with Electrical & Instrument Tech­nician II, and incum­bents may advance to the higher level after gaining experience and demonstrating proficiency that meet the quali­fications for the higher-level class.

Employees in this class typically report to an Operations, Maintenance, Compost or Facilities Program Supervisor. 

Electrical & Instrumentation Technician II: 

Electrical & Instrumentation Technician II is a skilled journey-level class in this class series. Incumbents perform technical, journey-level duties in the area of electrical system and process control instrumentation installation, testing, maintenance and repair. All incumbents use predictive maintenance tools including motor circuit analysis (MCAs), ultrasonic and infrared cameras and other predictive maintenance tools. This class is alternately staffed with Electrical & Instrumentation Technician III, and incum­bents may advance to the higher level after gaining experience and demonstrating proficiency that meet the quali­fications for the higher-level class.

Electrical & Instrument Technician II requires skilled journey-level knowledge to independently maintain either the electrical system or the process control instrumentation system and associated equipment.

Employees in this class typically report to an Operations, Maintenance, Compost or Facilities Supervisor, and may provide technical direction to lower-level Electrical & Instrumentation Technicians. 

Electrical & Instrumentation Technician III: 

Electrical & Instrumentation Technician III requires journey-level knowledge to maintain both the electrical system and process control instrumentation system and associated equipment. Incumbents may also provide work guidance to lower-level staff.

Employees in this class typically report to an Operations, Maintenance, Compost or Facilities Program Supervisor and provide lead work direction and guidance to Electrical & Instrumentation Technicians.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Click the links below to view the full class specification for each position:

Electrical & Instrumentation Technician I GU 176 ($38.4496 – $46.8476) 

Electrical & Instrumentation Technician II GU 179 ($44.5111 – $54.2323) 

Electrical & Instrumentation Technician III GU 181 ($49.0707 – $59.7880) 

Who We Are:

An Employer of Choice in the Inland Empire

The Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) secures and supplies supplemental water; collects and treats wastewater; produces high quality renewable products such as recycled water, compost and energy; and promotes the sustainable use of groundwater and development of local water supplies. IEUA serves approximately 935,00 residents in a 242-square mile service area in western San Bernardino County, California. As a regional wastewater treatment agency, IEUA provides sewage utility services to seven contracting agencies and provides wholesale imported water to seven retail agencies. IEUA owns and operates four facilities specializing in regional water recycling services. The facilities take in approximately 50 million gallons of wastewater per day for treatment, producing high-quality recycled water. IEUA also manages the recharge of recycled, storm and imported water through the Chino Basin Groundwater Recharge Program and coordinates regional water-use efficiency and education programs. IEUA is committed to meeting the needs of the region by providing essential services in a regionally planned and cost-effective manner while safeguarding public health, promoting economic development and protecting the environment.

Excellent Benefits Package:

Social Security, CalPERS, 457 Deferred Compensation Plans, Competitive Salaries, Certification Incentives, Health, Dental, Vision, & Life Insurance w/Agency-paid monthly contribution of $1,127 – $1,808 per month, Paid time off for holidays, vacation, bereavement and sick leave. Additional information is available on our website at: http://www.ieua.org/about-us/human-resources/benefits/.

Job Requirements:

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

Electrical & Instrumentation Technician I:

Electrical & Instrument Technician I – Graduation from high school or GED equivalent and enrolled in an accredited vocational trade school.

An Electrical & Instrument Technician I may be considered for advancement to Electrical & Instrument Technician II after demonstrating proficiency to perform the full range of duties of the latter class, which includes competency in the maintenance/repair of either electrical or process control systems and obtain an International Society of Automation (ISA) Control Systems Technician Associate or an approved alternative. Proficiency criteria and the process for demonstrating performance at the levels established in the criteria are estab­lished jointly by the hiring authority and the Manager of Human Resources and are described in a separate document.

Typically, an Electrical & Instrument Technician I is expected to be capable of meeting the proficiency criteria within a 12 to 24-month period, depending on an individual’s prior experience and progression in performing the full range of Electrical & Instrument Technician II duties as described in the established performance criteria. 

Electrical & Instrumentation Technician II-III:

A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is:

Electrical & Instrumentation Technician II – Graduation from an accredited vocational trade school, and two years of sub-journey to journey-level experience in the design, installation, maintenance, and repair of complex electrical systems and/or process control instrumentation and related equipment and devices common to a large water works system; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

An Electrical & Instrumentation Technician II may be considered for advancement to Electrical & Instrument Technician III after demonstrating proficiency to perform the full range of duties of the latter class, obtaining the specified licenses, certificates and special requirements of the Electrical & Instrumentation Technician II class as described in the General Unit Memorandum of Understanding.  

LICENSE; CERTIFICATES; SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Electrical & Instrumentation Technician I

Within 6 months of appointment and during the course of employment obtain and maintain the following:

CPR and First Aid Certification

Confined Space Certification

Approved and qualified use of Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)

Forklift Certification

In some assignments, the incumbent must possess and maintain:

California Class A or B driver’s license

Boom Truck Fixed Cab Operator Certification from the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators

Weighmaster Certification

Within 12 months of hire obtain:

California Water Environment Association Electrical/Instrumentation Technologist Grade 1 Certification. 

Electrical & Instrumentation Technician II and III

Within 12 months of appointment or promotion and during the course of employment obtain and maintain the following:

CPR and First Aid Certification

Confined Space Certification

Approved and qualified use of Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)

Forklift Certification

In some assignments, the incumbent must possess and maintain one or a combination of the following:

California Class A or B driver’s license

Boom Truck Fixed Cab Operator Certification from the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators

Weight Master Certificate

Electrical & Instrumentation Technician II 

Within 12 months of hire, promotion, or advancement and during the course of employment obtain and maintain: 

California Water Environment Association Electrical and Instrumentation Technologist Grade 2 Certification

Within 12 months of hire, promotion, or advancement and during the course of employment obtain and maintain one of the following: 

Ultrasound Level 1 Certification

Infrared Thermography I Certification

International Society of Automation (ISA) Certified Control Systems Technician Associate Certification

Electrical & Instrumentation Technician III 

Within 12 months of hire, promotion, or advancement and during the course of employment obtain and maintain:

California Water Environment Association Electrical and Instrumentation Technologist Grade 3 Certification

Within 12 months of hire, promotion, or advancement and during the course of employment obtain and maintain two of the following:

Ultrasound Level 1 Certification

Infrared Thermography I Certification

International Society of Automation (ISA) Certified Control Systems Technician Level 1 Certification.

Certified Maintenance Reliability Technician (CMRT) Certification.

Certified Maintenance Reliability Professional (CMRP) Certification.

Certified Reliability Leader (CRL) Certification.

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FILING DEADLINE:

APPLY ONLINE. This recruitment is Open Until Filled. First Review of Applications is scheduled for Thursday, May 16, 2024.  Applications must be completed and submitted electronically. Handwritten applications will not be accepted. A complete job description, online Agency Employment Application, and Supplemental Questionnaire is available online at: www.ieua.org (click on Job Openings).

An Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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