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Town of Gilbert Instrumentation and Controls Specialist in Gilbert, Arizona

Instrumentation and Controls Specialist

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Instrumentation and Controls Specialist

Salary

$30.24 - $43.84 Hourly

Location

Gilbert 85234, AZ

Job Type

Full Time

Job Number

24-0127

Department

PUBLIC WORKS

Opening Date

11/30/2023

Closing Date

2/29/2024 11:59 PM Arizona

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We Are Seeking

With every job we fill, our focus is on providing best in class service to our citizens while offering the opportunity for professional growth in a rewarding and innovative work environment. Team Gilbert has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated professional to fill the position of Instrumentation & Control Specialist at our Public Works Wells and Booster Site Locations.

The Instrumentation & Control Specialist in Water reports to the Wells Utility Supervisor. The primary function of this position is to provide maintenance support for the water plant by maintaining and calibrating process instrumentation throughout the plant. Provides controls support by performing any necessary programming for the various Programmable Logic Controllers throughout the plant, either correcting errors, or additional equipment projects. Additionally, provides general PC networking support SCADA development, debugging and enhancements. Ideal candidates will be team-oriented self-starters with a solid grounding in process control and instrumentation. They will possess the common sense and independent problem-solving skills required of someone working with little to no direct supervision; they will be flexible and adaptable to working in various process areas. They will understand the importance of honesty and integrity working in a position of public trust, and possess the energy required while serving in a lean government organization.

Additional essential duties include but not limited to:

  • Maintains and repairs various flow and measuring equipment such as ultrasonic magnetic flow meters, temperatures, pH, chlorine, Ozone, fluoride and turbidity analyzers;

  • Troubleshoot electrical and control issues as they arise;

  • Installs, maintains, and analyzes malfunctions using the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system and makes needed repairs;

  • Use multi-meter and other instruments to troubleshoot and repair electrical issues;

  • Updates computerized maintenance management system to prepare and process work orders and SOPs.

If the position is filled prior to the posting close date, this posting will close once the vacancy has been filled.

About You

You are someone who effectively exceeds customer needs by building productive relationships and taking responsibility for customer satisfaction and loyalty. You actively participate as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals and produce quality outcomes. You are committed to our safety philosophy, and you take great pride in proactively managing time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently while accomplishing objectives and achieving goals beyond what is required.

At Team Gilbert, we hire innovative, forward-thinking problem-solvers who love what they do! In addition to possessing the ability to live out our core and functional values daily, candidates must possess the following requirements:

  • Associate's Degree in electronics or a closely related field or a two-year technical certificate.

  • 3 years of experience in electronics, instrumentation, calibration, computerized control systems, programmable logic controllers and installation/repair of electrical equipment, preferably in a water plant environment.

  • Must possess or obtain and maintain an Arizona driver's license.

  • Must possess or obtain both an ADEQ Grade 1 Water Treatment Plant Operator and Grade 1 Distribution System Operator certification within (12) months of being hired.

  • Wonderware, iFix, Rockwell, Schneider or similar software certification.

  • PLC programming certification and or electrical certification.

This is an At-Will position and is FLSA Non-Exempt - eligible for overtime compensation and offers the option of 4 - 10 hour days or 5 - 8 hour days.

First Review of Applications will take place on Thursday, December 14, 2023, then every other Thursday thereafter until the posting close date.

We Are Team Gilbert

Gilbert is on a mission to be the City of the Future. We choose to “Anticipate. Create. Help people.” With over 100 years of history and growth, our focus is on keeping the thriving community that Gilbert is today well into the future. Gilbert has been named among the top 100 Healthiest Employers, the Most Prosperous City in the Country, Best Place to Live, Work and Play, Arizona’s Most Admired Companies to Work For, and more. (https://www.gilbertaz.gov/about-us/team-gilbert/awards-accolades)

We hire people who share our aspiration to be driven, kind, bold, and humble. Join Team Gilbert, and help us shape a new tomorrow, today: https://youtu.be/ftB0lKDltvc

Up For the Challenge

In addition to a competitive salary, Gilbert offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes self-funded medical and dental plans, life insurance, disability, pension, tuition reimbursement, parental leave, babies at work, and more.

Join Team Gilbert and make an income while making an impact! If you are looking for an opportunity to make a visible contribution to our community and get excited about doing interesting work that matters, then why not click that "Apply" button at the top there? We can't think of a better place to put your talents to work.

Let's get this adventure started!

Gilbert provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Town of Gilbert offers a comprehensive benefits package for qualifying positions that includes self-funded medical and dental plans, life insurance, disability, pension, tuition reimbursement, parental leave, babies at work, and more! Click Here (https://www.gilbertaz.gov/home/showdocument?id=42978&t=637793142009536761) to see a list of our benefit offerings at-a-glance.

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In the questions that follow, you will be asked for information about your work history, to include things such as dates of employment, names of employers and specific details of the work you did. In answer to questions asking you to describe your work experience, if you do not have that type of experience, enter "N/A". Answers provided in this supplemental questionnaire must be substantiated and verifiable in the employment history section of your application. Be aware that submitting a resume in lieu of completing the employment history section of the application and failing to provide all the information requested in these supplemental questions will disqualify you from further consideration, so be thorough in answering the questions. Please indicate whether you accept these terms by checking the appropriate response below.

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    Do you have a two-year Technical certificate or an Associate's Degree or higher in electronics or a closely related field?

  • Yes

  • No

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    Do you have at least 3 years of experience in electronics, instrumentation, calibration, computerized control systems, programmable logic controllers and installation/repair of electrical equipment?

  • Yes

  • No

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    If you have indicated you do have the experience listed in the previous question, please describe your experience in the space below. If not, please enter N/A.

    05

    Do you currently possess or could you obtain an ADEQ Grade 1 Water Treatment Plant Operator and Grade 1 Distribution System Operator certification within (12) months of being hired? If you hold certifications from another state, you are urged to contact the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality at (602)771-4638 to determine whether Arizona offers reciprocity. Certifications for which Arizona offers reciprocity will be accepted. Additional information about reciprocity is available on the ADEQ's website: http://azdeq.gov/environ/water/dw/opcert.html.

  • Yes

  • No

    06

    Did you obtain your experience in a municipal water utility or similar environment?

  • Yes

  • No

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    If you indicated in the previous question you did gain your experience in a municipal water utility system or similar environment, please describe your experience in the space below. If not, please enter N/A.

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    How many years of experience do you have in electronics?

  • No experience in this area

  • Less than one year

  • 1-2

  • 2-3

  • 3+

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    If you indicated in the previous question that you have this type of experience, please describe it in the space below. If not, please enter N/A.

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    How many years of experience do you have involving instrumentation?

  • No experience in this area

  • Less than one year

  • 1-2

  • 2-3

  • 3+

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    If you indicated in the previous question that you have this type of experience, please describe it in the space below. If not, please enter N/A.

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    How many years of experience do you have in computerized control systems?

  • No experience in this area

  • Less than one year

  • 1-2

  • 2-3

  • 3+

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    If you indicated in the previous question that you have this type of experience, please describe it in the space below. If not, please enter N/A.

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    How many years of experience do you have involving programmable logic controllers?

  • No experience in this area

  • Less than one year

  • 1-2

  • 2-3

  • 3+

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    If you indicated in the previous question that you have this type of experience, please describe it in the space below. If not, please enter N/A.

    16

    How many years of experience do you have involving the installation/repair of electrical equipment?

  • No experience in this area

  • Less than one year

  • 1-2

  • 2-3

  • 3+

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    If you indicated in the previous question that you have this type of experience, please describe it in the space below. If not, please enter N/A.

    18

    If you have other, related experience that has not been covered in the any of the previous questions, please describe it in the space below. If not, please enter N/A.

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    Please indicate your level of proficiency with Wonderware programming.

  • No experience with Wonderware Programming

  • Beginner

  • Intermediate

  • Advanced

    20

    If you indicated in the previous question you have training and/or experience with Wonderware programming, please describe where you received this training and/or experience in the space below. If not, please enter N/A.

    21

    Please indicate your level of proficiency with PLC Programming.

  • No experience with PLC Programming

  • Beginner

  • Intermediate

  • Advanced

    22

    If you indicated you do have training and/or experience with PLC programming, please describe where you received this training and/or experience. If not, please enter N/A.

    23

    Do you have any electrical certifications?

  • Yes

  • No

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    If you indicated in the previous question you do have an electrical certification, please describe it in the space below. If not, please enter N/A.

    25

    This position requires availability for overtime and to respond to emergency situations or after-hours as needed. Are you available and able to work overtime and on an emergency basis?

  • Yes

  • No

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    The following question is strictly confidential and will not be made part of your application for employment. Preference Status per Arizona Revised Statute 38-492 (select all that apply):

  • Veteran

  • Disabled Veteran

  • Veteran's Spouse/Surviving Spouse

  • Disabled Person

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Agency

Town of Gilbert

Address

50 E. Civic Center Drive Gilbert, Arizona, 85296

Website

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