WWTP Maintenance Trades Person - Instrumentation Technician/Electrician

The City of Red Deer - Red Deer, AB (30+ days ago)

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This senior field maintenance position is responsible for maintenance of onsite buildings and process equipment in relation to the Instrumentation Technician and Electrician trades and in compliance with applicable codes, policies and regulations. Key responsibilities are for the continued safe, reliable and accurate performance and operation of site assets related to work function. Perform work functions that ensure compliance to established policies and procedures, OH&S, and the Approval to Operate.

We are looking for a duel ticket Journeyman Instrumentation Technician/ Journeyman Electrician.

Job Requirements:
Grade 12 or equivalent.
Valid Alberta Journeyman certificates (Instrumentation Technician and Electrical)
Vendor training /certification in specialized equipment as required
Power Engineering Certification would be considered an asset (5th class)
Required courses may include: Fall Arrest, Hazard Assessment, WHMIS, First Aid and CPR, Confined Space and SCBA
Class 5 drivers license
5 years industrial experience, preferably in a Treatment Plant or comparable process environment
1 year related to mentoring apprentices
Required PPE: safety footwear, coveralls, face shield, respirator, safety glasses, gloves, gas monitor
Hazards include electrocution, drowning, rotating equipment and confined spaces. The use of SCBA is required when working in potentially deadly atmospheres. Some activities require the use safety harnesses and other safety equipment
Work outside regular hours may be required
This role makes demands on personal time to assist outside of normal hours
Experience working with work order and maintenance management systems
Experience working with processes that can be diverse, complex and very large
Ability to work effectively and safely under pressure when performing emergency repairs
Well developed verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills
Demonstrated ability to work unsupervised and co-operate with colleagues as a team, to understand and follow instructions and to provide guidance and instructions to Operators and apprentices
Demonstrate a mechanical aptitude
Strong computer aptitude including proficiency with MS Office software
Must be physically fit in order to climb ladders, work at heights, open and close valves, lift, shovel, bend and twist in awkward positions
Ability to work inside and outside in all types of weather and in conditions which may be noisy, dirty, wet, cold, hot and disagreeable
Able to read and understand blueprints, drawings, schematics, maps and manuals

Trade Specific Duties:
Instrumentation Technician

Responsible for accurate, reliable performance of instruments, analyzers and process equipment
Requires knowledge of a wide range of software, instruments, analyzers, PLC, HMI, VFD, communication systems, local area networks, SCADA systems, process systems, control systems, chemical systems, measurement systems, pneumatic systems, hydraulic systems, HVAC systems, pressure control systems, security systems and a wide range of instrumentation technology
Responsible to perform software maintenance and maintaining the communication links. Implement PLC changes in relation to the process equipment in service
Required to solve hardware, software, communication link and report generation problems
Check the accuracy of measurement and /or operation of instruments (e.g. differential pressure cells, pressure transmitters, flow meters, regulators, level controls, chemical feeders, alarm points and other gauges and meters) on various instruments, circuits or loops (e.g. electrical, vacuum, pneumatic)
Respond to requests and problems regarding faulty instruments
Maintain and calibrate instruments using equipment (e.g. electrical meters, pressure gauges)
Explain instrument changes and use
Encourage the better understanding and use of automatic devices and instruments
Responsible to review and update all instrumentation drawings and to make necessary changes, additions or deletions in a neat and systematic manner

Requires knowledge in a wide range of electrical and building systems including; various voltage systems, generators, variable frequency drives, MCC, HMI, PLC, HVAC systems, alarm systems, process systems and security systems
Responsible for all preventative maintenance of electrical system components, including MCC’s, switch gear, motors, high voltage controls, generators, plant equipment and lighting. This will involve testing and adjusting of equipment and keeping records
Responsible to perform emergency electrical repairs on plant equipment and electrical systems
Responsible to review and update all electrical drawings and to make necessary changes, additions or deletions in a neat and systematic manner
Affiliation: CUPE, Local 417

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 80 hours biweekly.

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Applications are being accepted until September 27, 2019