City of Riverside

Wastewater Plant Electrical & Instrument Technician I or II

Onsite - Riverside, CA
Full-Time
Application Deadline: 3/3/24

The City of Riverside is accepting applications for the position of WASTEWATER PLANT ELECTRICAL & INSTRUMENT TECHNICIAN I or II to fill one (1) vacancy in the Sewer Electrical Instrument Division of the Public Works DepartmentThe eligibility list established may be used to fill the current and/or upcoming vacancies within this classification for up to six (6) months.

The Riverside Water Quality Control Plant (RWQCP) is located at 5950 Acorn Street Riverside, CA 92504. The 190 million dollar plant expansion was completed in 2018, as of now upgraded processes meet current and future regulatory compliance requirements. This plant expansion introduced several new technologies designed to produce high quality effluent water and increased plant’s efficiency. As currently constructed, the RWQCP consists of two separate treatment systems known as Activated/ Tertiary treatment and Membrane Bio-reactive (MBR) plant process with a common chlorine contact basin, de-chlorination and outfall structures. These systems provide preliminary screening & grit removal, primary, secondary, and tertiary treatment for a rated capacity of 46 million gallons per day (MGD).

The Wastewater Plant Electrical & Instrument Technician I or II performs skilled work on electrical and Instrumentation of all equipment in a wastewater treatment plant and collections system. Works on any day, swing, or graveyard shift or on standby and performs related work as required.

Wastewater Plant Electrical & Instrument Technician I

$71,268.00 – $86,640.00 Annually

This is the entry level class in the wastewater plant electrical & instrumentation technician series. For a full description of the Wastewater Plant Electrical & Instrument Technician I position, please visit our website.

Wastewater Plant Electrical & Instrument Technician II

$81,888.00 – $99,516.00 Annually

This is the advanced class in the Wastewater Plant Electrical & Instrument Technician series. For a full description of the Wastewater Plant Electrical & Instrument Technician II position, please visit our website. 

***MUST BE AVAILABLE TO WORK ALL SHIFTS*** 

Recruitment Guidelines Wastewater Plant Electrical & Instrument Technician I:

Education: High School graduation or satisfactory equivalent (GED); supplemental education or certificate program in electronics preferred.

Experience: One (1) year experience in electrical and electronic instrumentation system installation, maintenance and repair involving water or wastewater plant treatment processes.

Necessary Special Requirement for Wastewater Plant Electrical & Instrument Technician I:

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Possession of a valid appropriate Class “C” California Motor Vehicle Operator’s License.
  • Possession of a CWEA Wastewater Electrical & Instrumentation Grade I certification within 12 months of hire date.

Recruitment Guidelines for Wastewater Plant Electrical & Instrument Technician II:

Education: High School graduation or satisfactory equivalent (GED), supplemented by completion of a certificate program in electronics.

Experience: Three (3) years of full-time experience in the more complex electrical and instrumentation systems in installation, maintenance, and repair, preferably involving water or wastewater plant treatment processes.

Necessary Special Requirement for Wastewater Plant Electrical & Instrument Technician II:

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Possession of a valid appropriate Class “C” California Motor Vehicle Operator’s License.
  • Possession of a CWEA Wastewater Electrical & Instrumentation Grade I certification.
  • Must have the ability to obtain a CWEA Electrical and Instrumentation Technician Grade II certification within 12 months of hire date or promotion. 

Physical Demands and Working ConditionsWork is done inside and outside in the field with exposure to inclement weather, hazards, chemicals, equipment, construction materials, wastewater, electronic hazards, and fumes. Employees may interact with staff and/or public and private representatives and will provide professional customer service.

To view a comprehensive job announcement and apply online, please visit the City of Riverside Jobs website at:

https://www.riversideca.gov/jobs

***City of Riverside, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds apply. ***

Recruiter Information:

Susan Meyers