Posted May 18
Irvine Ranch Water District

Electrical Technician

Irvine, CA, United States Full Time
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General Description: Irvine Ranch Water District seeks an Electrical Technician who will perform a wide variety of skilled journey-level duties in maintenance, design, modification, construction , installation, and repair of electrical and electronic systems, machinery, motors, equipment, devices, plant control systems, and related facilities of District domestic and reclaimed water distribution systems, sewage collection systems and water treatment.

Summary of Duties:

Install, maintain, calibrate, repair, troubleshoot, test, and modify:
(1) Electrical equipment and systems – electric motors, motorized valves, hand and power tools, conduit and wire systems, electrical inspections and start-up testing, building and area lighting, repair enunciation systems, access control systems, cathodic protection, etc.
(2) Control Systems –Motor controls, variable frequency drives (VFD's), engine controls, lighting controls.
(3) Power Distribution Systems – 5 KV power distribution systems, switchboards, motor control centers (MCC's), transformers, power panels, grounding systems, generators, automatic transfer switches, uninterruptable power supply (UPS) systems, solar arrays, etc.
(4) Ability, when called upon, to work on analytical instrumentation, safety instrumentation and process control instrumentation.

Read and interpret electrical drawings, schematics, power distribution drawings, control panel wiring diagrams, and installation manuals for electrical and instrumentation systems. Provide working drawings.

Performs preventive, corrective, predictive, and demand maintenance on all electrical systems.

Requisition supplies, materials, tools and equipment utilizing a computerized Purchase Requisition system.

Process and track work orders utilizing a Computerized Maintenance Management system (CMMS).

Ability to utilize the Oracle and other District utilized computerized system(s).
Coordinate and work with outside agencies and companies to complete assigned tasks.

Participate in the department after hours standby program.

Works in vaults and other confined spaces utilizing proper safety techniques and equipment in accordance with Cal-OSHA, District, and departmental safety policies and procedures.

Comply with District safety work-related practices and attend relevant safety training.


High school graduation or equivalent, completion of 15 semester units of

college electronics or the technical school equivalent in the area of

electricity or electronics and two years of journey level experience

installing and maintaining industrial or production electrical and

electronic equipment is required. An Associate's Degree or Technical

school certification equivalent in electricity or electronics preferred.

Valid Class C California Driver's License required
Grade I CWEA Electrical/Instrumentation Technologist Certificate desired

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Additional Application Instructions

Please submit an online application before June 9, 2017 to be considered for this position.

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