Control Systems Technician

San Jose Water Company | 1221 S. Bascom Avenue, San Jose, CA. 95128

Salary Range: $40.657 - $47.579 per hour
Open Date: 03/30/2016
Close Date:

Position Description

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
• Installs and maintains telemetry radio and electronic telemetry control equipment. Connects alarm and signal circuit wires from digital and analog devices to the remote telemetry unit.
• Diagnoses problems and makes repairs to electronic circuit boards at the component level.
• Periodically calibrates water level transmitters and pressure transmitters and transducers.
• Surveys cathodic protection devices on tanks and water mains.
• Prepares written reports to document and analyze the work performed.
• Directs the work of Electrical Maintenance Technicians.
• Attend required training, adhere to health and safety practices at all times, assure work is done in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with Company policy and safety standards and report to supervisors any irregularities or safety hazards.

Position Qualifications

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
• Ability to read and interpret wiring diagrams and vendor instruction manuals.
• Ability to utilize personal computer (or any other technology platform) and related software applications necessary to review system maps/records, submit and complete trouble tags, and access/review procedures, policies, other company documentation and reporting tools.
• Able to perform mechanical and carpentry installations associated with instrumentation, SCADA, microwave radio and cathodic protection systems.
• Ability to perform strenuous outdoor physical activity requiring manual dexterity, agility, strength, stamina and coordination.
• Have knowledge of applicable safety practices as required by governmental agencies related to Company work.

Education and Experience:
• Possession of an AA degree in electronics or equivalent college course credit.
• Four years of employment performing skilled work in electronic or electric circuitry.

Other Requirements:
Must possess a valid California driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record.

How to Apply

Qualified applicants are welcome to apply at San Jose Water Company’s online career page at: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=sjw&jobId=140359&lang=en_US&source=CC2
Contact Email: melissa.maben@sjwater.com
Website: www.sjwater.com