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Electronics Technician

at Okaloosa County

Pay: $16.76 to $21.85/hour
Salary : $16.76 - $21.85 Hourly
Posted: 7/26/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2475110
Keywords: concrete

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Overall Job Objective

Job Title:Electronics Technician
Closing Date/Time:Continuous
Salary:$16.76 - $21.85 Hourly
Job Type:Full-Time
Location: Ft. Walton Beach, Florida
Installs, constructs, maintains and repairs water distribution and wastewater collection system structures, equipment and monitoring devices.
Performs construction, maintenance and repairs on structures, facilities and equipment of the county's water and sewer collection and distribution system.

Performs standby during off-duty hours; must be able to respond to emergencies within 45 minutes of notification.

Reads blueprints, diagrams and sketches.

Troubleshoots and/or traces electrical circuits in control panels and other equipment; identify and repair/replace the defective component.

Performs preventive maintenance.

Operates hand-held manual, electrical and gas-powered tools and equipment, to include diagnostic instruments, trade specific meters and gauges.

Maintains and ensures the safe operating condition of equipment, tools and vehicles.

Performs records maintenance duties, to include work orders, materials and supplies utilized, cost estimates, labor required, maintenance logs, fuel logs.

Reports any detected deterioration, repair needs and maintenance needs to supervisor.

Assists with the planning, estimating and coordination tasks.

Uses SCADA program to monitor, evaluate and change station functions.

Ensures the availability of emergency power supply from generators; performs maintenance checks.

Assists pump crew and others as required.

Must be able to meet work schedule and attendance standards.

Performs related duties as required.
Associate's Degree in electronics or a related field; supplemented by two (2) years of electronics or electrical experience that provides the ability to perform skilled to advanced skilled tasks in the trade; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Requires a valid, class 'B', commercial driver license or the ability to obtain within six (6) months of employment.
Physical Requirements: Must be physically able to operate various hand-held manual, electrical, and gas-powered equipment and tools. Excellent eye/hand/foot coordination is essential for safe and productive operations. Must be able to exert 50 to 120 pounds of force occasionally, or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, or 10 to 25 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Physical demands are in excess of sedentary work; requires prolonged periods of standing or walking. Requires full range of body motion in manipulation of limbs and torso for working on scaffolding, climbing water tanks, ladders, and/or working in confined spaces. Requires excellent equilibrium to prevent falling from narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces. May be subject to a significant degree of risk due to the periods of exposure to outside atmospheric and environmental conditions (i.e., extreme heat or cold, high humidity, severe weather, etc.). Is exposed to possible bodily injury from electrical shock, moving mechanical parts, falling from high places, hazardous waste and chemical and/or toxic agents.

Data Conception: Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable, functional, structural or compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of equipment utilized, physical parts and components of work surface, materials and supplies utilized, and documentation.

Interpersonal Communication: Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information; includes receiving assignments and/or directions. Requires the ability to tactfully and effectively interact with co-workers, supervisory personnel, and the public.

Language Ability: Must be able to communicate effectively in Standard English, and to convey information to others.

Intelligence: Requires the ability to apply principles of common sense understanding to carry out detailed and involved written or oral instructions; to deal with problems involving concrete variables in situations where limited standardization may exist; to make independent judgments in the absence of supervisor; to acquire knowledge of topics related to primary occupation.

Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, to follow oral and written instructions. Must be able to communicate effectively with co-workers, the public and supervisors.

Numerical Aptitude: Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide; to determine weight; to calculate decimals and percentages; compute ratio and proportion.

Form/Spatial Aptitude: Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width, depth and shape, and to visually read various information.

Motor Coordination: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes accurately in operating vehicles, tools and equipment.

Manual Dexterity: Must have excellent levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.

Color Discrimination: Requires the ability to differentiate between colors and shades of color.

Interpersonal Temperament: Requires the ability to deal with people beyond receiving instructions. Must be adaptable to performing under various levels of stress. Avoids violent behavior and any other type of behavior that could threaten the safety of other employees or the public.

Physical Communication: Requires the ability to talk and hear: (talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words; hearing: perceiving nature of sounds by ear). Must be able to hear and understand communications through telephone and radio.