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TELEMETRY TECHNICIAN II -HIGH ALTITUDE (2454)

at Jefferson Parish Sheriff

Pay: $46432 to $72031/year
$46432 - $72031
Posted: 8/20/2019
Job Reference #: 1094866
Keywords: repair

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Purpose of Announcement

EXAMINATION IS ANNOUNCED TO ESTABLISH AN EMPLOYMENT LIST TO FILL ONE (1) CURRENT EAST JEFFERSON VACANCY IN THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGINEERING AND FUTURE EAST & WEST JEFFERSON VACANCIES AS THEY OCCUR.

Kind of Work

The purpose of this position is to perform skilled, electrical, and instrumentation work in the installation, repair, maintenance, troubleshooting, and calibration of components of the Parish Telemetry system.  Installs, troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains SCADA Pack, DirectLogic, Bristol Babcock, Allen Bradley, Tesco, and other similar Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs).  Installs, calibrates, and maintains Flowline, Global Water, Endress Hauser, Milltronics, Met One, Precision Digital, and various other sensors, transmitters, valves, and switches.  Installs and troubleshoots 4-20 mA level pressure and amperage measuring devices. Installs and sets up radios for forwarding data from PLCs to a central data tower. Runs electrical conduit. Pulls and installs electrical signal wire. Will perform repair work in high voltage electrical panels, operating from 600 volts and below. Performs work from within a bucket truck that can reach up to 60 feet high. Performs related work as required.  Will be required to be on call 365 days a year for emergency repairs. This position is also an essential, emergency duty status worker and may not be relieved of duty when the Parish President or his designee recommends a voluntary or mandatory evacuation of Jefferson Parish.  Position requires driving of a Parish vehicle, thus possession of a valid driver's license and acceptable driving record will be given preference.

NOTE: Must obtain a Jefferson Parish Class A Electrical License and a valid Louisiana Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) within six (6) months of hire date.  Failure to obtain the required licenses will disqualify an applicant for permanent employment in this position.

Minimum Qualifications For Admission to Examination

 Must meet ONE of the following:
 
1. Permanent civil service status in the class of Telemetry Technician I and at least one (1) year of experience at the 'I' level.
OR
2. A minimum of three (3) years of experience performing industrial or commercial electrical construction work, with at least one (1) year of work experience at the journeyman level. Experience must include the maintenance, repair, calibration, and/or troubleshooting of industrial or plant equipment, 4-20 mA instrumentation, and high voltage electrical apparatuses or panels (operating from at least 480 volts). Plus, training or experience in the use of a computer with a Windows operating system and in the installation, use, maintenance, and/or troubleshooting of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs).

Kind of Examination

(ENTRANCE AND PROMOTIONAL)   

The examination may consist of a written test, a rating of training and experience, an oral panel interview or any combination thereof.  If used, the rating of training and experience will be based on information on file with the Personnel Department.  Thus, applicants must furnish a complete and accurate detailed description of their work experience, the names and addresses of all previous employers, and the dates of employment.  Qualified applicants will be notified by mail of the time, date, and place of any assembled test.

JOB POSTING NO: 2454-12R
DATE: 03/04/11
AMENDED:03/13/15
RE-OPENED:12/07/18