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Hillsborough County Government

Traffic Instrumentation and Control Technician (#TRATCHABUN) ABUN
$18.28-$32.57 Hourly / $3,168.53-$5,645.47 Monthly / $38,022.40-$67,745.60 Yearly




JOB OVERVIEW

Performs entry, semi-skilled, and/or skilled electronics work in the calibration, programming, installation, repair, and maintenance of electronic equipment and various instrumentation, control systems, and process equipment used in an industrial operations setting.  Assists, completes, and/or leads crews responsible for performing a broad range of electronic tasks in accordance with the International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) standards and electronics trade practices.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Qualification for Traffic Instrumentation and Control Technician (Entry Level):

Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and

One year of formal vocational schooling in electronics or other relevant field; and

Possession of IMSA Traffic Signal Technician Level I Certification, and

Two years of experience in the installation, maintenance and repair of electronic equipment; and Possession of a valid Florida Driver's License.  Class B Commerical Driver License (CDL).

Or

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

Qualification for Traffic Instrumentation and Control Technician (Intermediate Level):

Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and

Completion of a Technical, Trade or Vocational diploma / certification program; and

Possession of IMSA Traffic Signal Technician Level II Certification (Field or Bench), and

Three years of experience in the installation, maintenance and repair of electronics equipment; and Possession of a valid Florida Driver’s License.  Class B Commerical Driver License (CDL).

Or

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

Qualification for Traffic Instrumentation and Control Technician (Journeyman and/or Lead Worker Level):

An Associate's degree in an Electronics Technology field; and

Three years of experience in the installation, maintenance and repair of electronic equipment; and

One year leading/directing small groups, overseeing special projects, and troubleshooting experience; and

Possession IMSA Traffic Signal Technician Level III Certification (Field or Bench), and

Possession of a valid Florida Driver’s License.  Class B Commerical Driver License (CDL).

Or

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-specific competencies noted below

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal electronics compliance regulations as applicable to specific agency or department facilities.Knowledge of electrical safe work practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of the function and operation of electronic controlling, measuring, recording, transmitting, testing and diagnostic equipment.
  • Knowledge of industrial automation, control panels, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), and instruments.
  • Knowledge in the proper applications of instruments that control a process function.
  • Knowledge of Radio Communications associated software & hardware.
  • Knowledge of instrumentation and controls systems within agency or department.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and program with electronic related software.
  • Ability to work with scientific and analytic computer software, calculators, voltage and current meters, electronic probes, process multi-meters and specialized calibration equipment, in an industrial operations setting.
  • Ability to work a variety of work schedules including emergency, and/or disaster situations.
  • Ability to climb ladders, operate fork lift, back hoe, automotive and/or other heavy equipment as needed.
  • Ability to troubleshoot, edit, configure and program Controls Systems such as PLCs, Human Machine Interface, drives, SCADA or other proprietary agency/department software with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to interpret engineering plans, diagrams, schematic, PLC ladder logic, and blue prints.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES

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 one or more of the activities described below.

  • Troubleshoots, installs, maintains, modifies, calibrates, inspects, and repairs instrumentation process control systems, motor starters, controls and variable frequency drives.
  • Designs, constructs, assembles and rearranges circuits and performs other modifications to operation and test equipment, exhibits and other devices.
  • Operates electronic controlling, measuring, recording, transmitting, testing and diagnostic equipment in a industrial operations setting.
  • Performs complex installation, modification, fabrication, repair and maintenance of electronic and/or electrical equipment used in industrial / plant / operations setting in accordance with ISA and/or the National Electric Code (NEC).
  • Performs advanced analysis and interpretation of test data and may edit PLC programs using specified software.
  • Controls industrial processes using electronic software and applications such as scientific and analytic computer software, calculators, voltage and current meters, electronic probes, process multi-meters and specialized calibration equipment.
  • Interprets and ensures compliance with established codes, calculates data necessary for wiring systems, and requisitions supplies and materials needed to complete projects and assignments.
  • May direct and/or oversee the work of lower level technicians and fellow technical maintenance employees and train lower level technicians and staff in all phases of a variety of electronic instrumentation, equipment, and control systems.
  • May serve as the lead employee as directed on project teams assigned to a given assignment.
  • May be required to complete Annual Performance Reviews.Recommends electronic requirements in support of facilities and/or systems.
  • Prepares work schedules and coordinates maintenance schedule with operations as well as prepare technical reports of electronic operational issues.
  • Provides written documentation and reports for compliance inspections.
  • Performs other duties as designated.

 This classification description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all inclusive list of the duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time.


CLASS: TRATCHABUN; EST: 10/8/2015; REV: ;