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Plant Electronics Supervisor (#PESUPVPUNR) PUNR
$24.71-$39.60 Hourly / $4,283.07-$6,864.00 Monthly / $51,396.80-$82,368.00 Yearly


Supervises a team of Electronics Technicians responsible for technical and administrative work in the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, repair and upgrade of diversified electronic equipment in water and wastewater treatment plants, pump stations, and reclaimed water operations.


An Associate's or higher degree from an accredited college or university with a concentration in an Electronics Technology field; and

Four years of experience in the installation, maintenance and repair of electronic equipment of which 2 years must have been in a team lead or similar role overseeing work of other employees, and providing guidance and training to other employees.


Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted below.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Knowledge of electronics technology and the function and operation of electronic controlling, measuring, recording, transmitting, testing, and diagnostics including applicable laws and regulations governing licensing and use of electronics equipment.
  • Knowledge of control circuitry for pumps, motors, generators, along with loop diagrams and circuitry.
  • Knowledge of SCADA systems and their applications.
  • Skill in the use of electronic testing, diagnostic and repair tools and equipment.
  • Ability to detect, analyze and repair malfunctions on electronic equipment.
  • Ability to read and understand electronic diagrams, drawings, blueprints, and schematics.
  • Ability to perform complex mathematical calculations, evaluate data and interpret results.
  • Ability to recognize and identify deficiencies within the system and take appropriate corrective actions.
  • Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of others, and to prioritize work among multiple facilities and teams.
  • Ability to effectively recruit, select, develop and retain competent staff.
  • Ability to train, assess and evaluate performance.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.

  • Supervises a team of Electronic Technicians in the installation, testing, modification, maintenance, inspection, calibration, troubleshooting, and repair of diverse electronic equipment and associated sub-assemblies used in the operation of wastewater and water plants and pumping stations to ensure continuity of operations.
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of corrective, preventive and predictive maintenance actions for the Plant Electronics area.
  • Analyzes performance reports to determine program effectiveness and recommends appropriate program adjustments to management.
  • Monitors electronic equipment repairs for progress and conformance to specifications and standards.
  • Communicates regularly with staff to determine resource needs. Assigns work tasks to subordinates and establishes guidelines for staff training, evaluation, scheduling, discipline, and feedback. 
  • Determines requirements for staff certification and licensing requirements and ensures these are maintained and updated as required.
  • Provides for and arranges training and technical guidance for the electronic staff, ensuring that all Electronics Technicians have the most up to date knowledge of installed equipment, maximizing their effectiveness as a team.
  • Provides cross training to staff to increase operational efficiency.
  • Reviews and ensures that procedures and guidelines with environmental, health, and safety are in compliance with all Section, County, State and Federal guidelines.
  • Directs and performs quality control inspections to insure adherence to industry maintenance standards.
  • Inspects work sites to insure safety standards and that all equipment, tools and supplies are used in a safe and efficient manner; Administers work safety program.
  • Coordinates with internal and external customers using appropriate points of contact. Reviews and manages contracts pertaining to electronics maintenance and equipment.
  • Coordinates special projects with participating groups to insure successful job accomplishment.
  • Maintains records, to include project development, equipment utilization, maintenance scheduling and repair costs to provide comprehensive evaluation data of work progress and completion.
  • Identifies resource and inventory needs for the electronics maintenance and repair program, and makes technical recommendations for subsequent purchases and contract implementations.
  • Provides expense and other cost input for budget development.
  • Provides consultation to customers on matters relating to Plant Electronics area. 
  • Performs other related duties as required.

CLASS: PESUPVPUNR; EST: 12/20/2013 3:00:00 PM; REV: ;