Positions in this family are responsible for the installation, repair and maintenance of supervisory control, data acquisition and communications equipment.
The functions in this family will vary but may include the following:
Installs, maintains and repairs malfunctions in supervisory control and data acquisition equipment, analog and digital communications equipment, data-logging equipment, power plant load control and/or load control equipment.
Installs and maintains microwave radio equipment and baseband multiplex equipment, high voltage power line data acquisition and relaying protection carrier equipment; analyzes operational defects of high speed LSI, CMOS, TTL and microprocessor digital logic equipment; locates and isolates trouble using volt-ohm meter, spectrum analyzer, high voltage transmission power lines carrier analyzers, high speed counters or other appropriate test instruments.
Operates and maintains a variety of test equipment, such as recording volt, amp and watt meters, resistive load box, and phase angle meter.
Performs basic routine task of the assigned craft; completes required course work as an apprentice, observing all applicable regulatory and safety agency requirements.
Provides direct oversight and on-the-job training to apprentices.
Coordinates with other crafts on logistics of assigned projects.
Programs, provisions or configures appropriate programmable field devices; develops embedded software for such device using appropriate computer language or other development tools.
Evaluates performance or provides input in evaluating employees.
Plans and assigns jobs to crews; may serve as a field engineer to solve problems on site.
Insures availability of parts and supplies, by assessing jobs and determining parts that are needed for the job.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
Level I: Ability to read, interpret and carry out complex written or oral instructions; possess basic knowledge of the installation, repair and maintenance of supervisory control, data acquisition and communications equipment and general knowledge of the methods, practices, tools and materials required to perform basic or routine tasks.
Level II: Significant knowledge of the principles of the assigned craft; of the operations of utility telecommunications equipment utilized in an electrical generating plant; of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in maintaining power station equipment; and of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the craft. Ability is required to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; to understand mechanical problems and repair procedures; to use mechanical tools and equipment; and to read and interpret blueprints, sketches and written instructions.
Level III: Those identified in Level II plus ability is required to train subordinate employees, as well as ability to direct activities of subordinate employees in the absence of the department supervisor.
Level IV: Those identified in Level III plus knowledge of the principles of effective supervision. Ability is required to understand trouble shooting and repair procedures; and to supervise the work of subordinates.
The SCADA System Maintenance Technician job family consists of four levels of work which are distinguished by the complexity of assigned duties, level of responsibility, and the required expertise for the completion of assigned projects.
Level I: This is the apprentice level where incumbents perform progressively more responsible work of the crafts assigned, and work under the immediate supervision of a skilled technician. They must complete a prescribed course of study and/or a specified length of on-the-job training.
Level II: This is the journeyman level where incumbents perform at the full performance level in the assigned craft. Incumbents at this level will have oversight and training responsibilities for apprentices.
This is the specialist level where employees perform the most complex tasks for the assigned craft, they will provide technical training for other employees in the assigned craft, or serves in a specialized role conducting state inspections.
Level IV: This is the leadership level where incumbents will be responsible for planning, organizing and/or supervising a crew of employees in the assigned craft. They will schedule major projects; coordinate with other crews, divisions or crafts; and ensure that crews receive appropriate safety and technical training. This includes assigning and reviewing work, ensuring somcpletion of assigned activities and providing training as a lead worker or project leader. It may also include supervisory responsibilities with administrative tasks such as completing performance evaluations, approving leave and initiating disciplinary actions.
Level I: Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of two years of experience in SCADA system maintenance; or completion of sixty semester hours of college course work from an accredited college, university or trade school which included twelve semester hours in one or a combination of the following: engineering (electrical or general), computer science or information technology, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Level II: Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of those identified in Level I plus two years of experience in skilled maintenance work with an electrical utility company in the craft to which assigned; or completion of an additional sixty semester hours of college course work from an accredited college, university or trade school which included twelve semester hours in one or a combination of the following: engineering (electrical or general), computer science or information technology; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Level III: Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of those identified in Level II plus one additional year of qualifying experience.
Level IV: Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of those identified in Level III plus one additional year of qualifying experience.
Experience must be in the craft designated by the hiring agency.
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