$30.81-$43.85 Hourly / $5,340.40-$7,600.67 Monthly / $64,084.80-$91,208.00 Yearly
Run wiring for connection of additional Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) monitoring and control points to Input/Output (I/O) racks; assists in programming Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s) to accept and control I/O rack points through use of laptop computer.
Calibrates and maintains plant instrumentation dealing with SCADA control and process reporting, performing all calibrations and preventive maintenance service on flow meters, pressure meters, level meters, relay circuits, digital voltmeters, communication equipment, and programmable controllers as directed in manufacturer’s service specifications.
Troubleshoots all work orders involving SCADA control and report systems, process control and PID loops, I/O and PLC circuit boards, and instrumentation failures; maintains instrumentation telemetry of remote reporting systems, i.e. pressure points, elevated tanks and repump stations, and control connection to Morris Bridge SCADA; installs new instrumentation and connects to SCADA control, i.e. basin pH meters, BC pH meter, on-line finished water pH and turbidity meters, and surface scatter turbidimeters.
Works with electrical and mechanical maintenance to isolate instrumentation for repair and preventive maintenance service; orders supplies and spare parts for repair of instrumentation and control systems.
Performs related work as required.
Considerable knowledge of: instrumentation and control technology; installation and calibration of electronic and pneumatic instrumentation; computer maintenance and troubleshooting; installation, maintenance and operation of PLC systems; electrical wiring and splicing techniques of fiber optic cabling to I/O racks.
Working knowledge of: computer systems and networks; computer interfacing equipment; process stability, mode characteristics, and general process control loops; occupational hazards and appropriate safety precautions in working around electrical equipment, wiring and devices; practices, methods, materials and tools of the instrumentation technology and mechanical trades; programming PLC’s.
Some knowledge of: ampmeters, voltmeters, pulse counters, frequency generators, and oscilloscopes.
Ability to: maintain equipment in good repair and calibration; locate, define and repair defects in instrumentation facilities, loops, and equipment; layout, install, alter, repair, and maintain a variety of instrumentation systems and equipment; interpret and work from technical sketches, schematics, and blueprints; create and maintain records; prepare and submit clear and concise reports; maintain effective working relationships with employees and the general public.
Possession of a valid Florida Driver’s license required.
Certification in Basic Electrical Skills and Level 1 and 2 I & C Skills per Tampa Water Department training program or ability to obtain within 18 months.