Electronic System Technician

Description

Position Title: Electronic System Technician
Division: Central Maintenance
Salary: $48,311.12
Hourly Rate: $23.22
Job Number: 835
Department: Utilities
Pay Grade: 18
Location: Valdosta, Georgia
Closing Date: Open until Filled

Overview

This position performs technical duties in the repair and maintenance of electrical systems and digital machine controls

  • Troubleshoots, repairs, replaces and modifies electronic system hardware and software; troubleshoots LAN connectivity issues.
  • Performs scheduled maintenance on electronic systems.
  • Maintains backup copies of all equipment PLC, HMI and radio modem device programs.
  • Maintains an electronic library of equipment manuals.
  • Coordinates with contractors for the installation of electronic equipment.
  • Researches and locates replacement parts.
  • Maintains records of work performed.
  • Purchases and maintains electronic system tools, test equipment and consumable supplies.
  • Reviews proposed new electronic systems for suitability.
  • Responds to after-hours emergencies.
  • Performs related duties

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the technical maintenance and repair of a variety of electronic and digital control systems.
  • Knowledge of electrical standards and codes.
  • Knowledge of manufacturers’ recommended safety procedures, OSHA regulations, and city safety procedures.
  • Knowledge of basic computer architecture.
  • Knowledge of programmable logic functions.
  • Knowledge of department and city policies and procedures, and federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
  • Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs.
  • Skill in reading and interpreting blueprints and diagrams.
  • Skill in the operation of SCADA and CMMS software.
  • Skill in troubleshooting and resolving a variety of technical issues.
  • Skill in the use of job-related tools and equipment.
  • Skill in planning, organization, and decision making.
  • Skill in oral and written communication
  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.
  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

Applications

Please complete a City of Valdosta Application form and email it to covhr@valdostacity.com to be considered for the position you are interested in applying for. An application must be submitted for each position you are interested in. A resume and cover letter may be attached as additional information only. You may apply in person at the City of Valdosta Human Resources Department, 216 East Central Avenue, Valdosta, GA 31601.

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The City of Valdosta offers a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package. The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an E-Verify employer. For more information, go to http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees/e-verify-overview.