At the University of Connecticut this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks involved in the operations, monitoring, and maintaining of the Metering, Energy Management Systems (EMS), Wastewater, Reclaim Water, Low Voltage Systems, Co-Generation Power Plant (COGEN), Supplemental Utilities Power Plant (SUP) and/or Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems.
Works under the general supervision of an Electronic Integrated Controls Systems Supervisor 1 or other employee of higher grade.
May lead Electronic Integrated Controls Systems Trainees or other lower level employees.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Performs highly skilled duties in the operation, monitoring and maintaining of multiple building, distribution infrastructure, and/or power plant equipment for safe operation and production, distribution, and consumption of high pressure superheated steam, electrical power and chilled water to meet campus energy needs;
Works on campus to check and ensure reliable operation of equipment and to detect faulty or erratic operation of systems through excessive vibration, abnormal noises, extreme temperatures and/or leakages
Monitors, calibrates and repairs gauges and other devices to standards and records performance indicators on log deficiency report;
Coordinates equipment abnormalities reports and assists in diagnosis;
Performs preventative maintenance repairs;
Performs other related tasks as required and/or assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of
manufacturing operations, maintenance, and repair of mechanical equipment
electronic instrumentation calibration;
electronic theories and practices to one or more complex systems which integrate into a total system;
applicable industrial plant equipment and process;
SCADA and data acquisition software;
Knowledge of functions and processes of assigned steam and chilled water systems, as well as assigned facilities of employment;
oral and written communication skills;
Considerable ability to diagnose, repair and maintain electronic instrumentation and related parts;
Ability to utilize computer software.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Five (5) years of experience in installation assistance, monitoring, instrumentation calibration, maintenance, repair and programming of electronic industrial controls which are integrated to a distributed control system (DCS) within an industrial, commercial, military, government, large healthcare complex or a production oriented environment.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
Successful completion of an Electronic Integrated Control Systems Trainee program may be substituted for the General Experience.
A maximum of two (2) years may be substituted for the following:
Graduation from a two (2) year vocational or technical school designating completion of subject requirements in electronic integrated systems/maintenance technology or related field may be substituted for two (2) years of the General Experience.
College training in electronics or electrical/mechanical engineering or a related field may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of two (2) years.
Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess and retain appropriate valid current licenses, permits and/or certifications.
Incumbents in this class may be required to attend technical seminars or courses and retain original equipment manufacturer certification.
Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to risk of injury from equipment, heights, confined spaces, extreme weather and/or environmental conditions, significant levels of extreme heat, noise and particulates and may be required to use protective equipment.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Electronic Integrated Control Systems Technician (Industrial Controls) (40 Hour) in Salary Group FM 24 approved effective July 15, 2022. (Revised to modify content and adjust salary group as a result of the NP-2 OJE Study Stipulated Agreement, modernize format, and add Acknowledgment section.) Item No. 23-186 Item No. 23-207