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WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT MAINTENANCE WORKER (INSTRU/ELEC)
61543
(Non-Competitive)


DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS

The work involves responsibility for assisting skilled instrumentation and/or electrical maintenance positions by performing a wide variety of semi-skilled tasks while learning the more skilled aspects of the work. Employees in this class, in learning and perfecting their craft skills, may perform journey level installation, maintenance, and repair activities under supervision of or after receiving detailed instructions from higher level employees. The nature of the work does not require planning, design, supervision, or layout of work or diagrams of malfunctions. However, employees in this class may function as lead worker by directing a small number of subordinates in performing unskilled and laboring tasks concerned with instrumentation and electrical maintenance and repair. The nature of the work may require employees in this class to operate motor vehicles and power-driven equipment. Does related work as required.



TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES

Assists more skilled employees in the installation, maintenance, and repair of industrial instrumentation and electrical equipment found in wastewater treatment plants and systems by using a variety of tools and equipment in the performance routine maintenance and repair tasks.

Performs, under the general supervision of a higher level employee and by reading plans, diagrams and specifications, installation, maintenance, and repair work, such as maintaining and cleaning small electric motors, installing and maintaining sensors, recorders, and indicators, and calibrating equipment, taking resistance tests, and taking amperage readings.

May act as lead worker in directing a small number of subordinates in performing unskilled and laboring tasks with instrumentation and/or electrical maintenance.

Fulfills reporting requirements relating to work performed and materials used.

Learns and perfects craft skills to perform journey level activities associated with industrial instrumentation and/or electrical installation, maintenance and repair.



FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Working knowledge of methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in installation, maintenance, and repair activities in industrial instrumentation and electrical maintenance as applied in wastewater treatment plant job environment.

Skill in the use of tools and test equipment used in instrumentation and electrical equipment installation, maintenance, and repair.

Ability to read and understand plans, diagrams, and specifications.

Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.

Ability to use a variety of tools and test equipment used in instrumentation and electrical installation, maintenance and repair.

Ability to perform moderate to heavy manual labor.



As Assigned:

Ability to lead activities of subordinates.

Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A) Two (2) years of work experience, or its part-time equivalent in maintenance and repair work which relates to electrical construction and maintenance or maintenance and repair of electronic equipment; or,

B) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an associate's degree, or its equivalent in technical or apprentice training, in electronic or electrical engineering technology or an engineering or technical curriculum which relates to electrical construction or maintenance or maintenance and repair of electronic equipment; or,

C) An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B).

SPECIAL NECESSARY REQUIREMENT

When required to operate motor vehicles, employees must possess a valid non-CDL or CDL with appropriate endorsements as required by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles for the class of vehicle(s) being operated.

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