Engineering Control Systems Technician

City of Burnaby

Engineering Control Systems Technician

Competition No.: 2020-012
Duration: Regular Full Time
Salary: $38.89/hour (2019 Rates)
Last Updated: 2/10/20 8:58 AM


The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

This is skilled work in the maintenance and repair of electronic system monitoring equipment. An employee of this class installs, tests and maintains a variety of electronic sensors, controls, transmitters and other components of the automatic remote sensing and control systems and participates in the development of the related radio network communications system.  Inputs program instructions into radio equipment to maintain signal strength from relay stations and protect system security. An employee also coordinates the work of contractors, electricians and technical staff as required. Responds to reports from water and sewer after hours response crews and determines if it is necessary to involve other staff from the call out list or delay repair until next day shift; informs superintendent of situation at the start of the shift. Prepares and maintains records, reports and statistics related to the work; maintains a small inventory of parts. Considerable latitude is exercised in diagnosing system malfunctions and fixing same or determining that equipment requires servicing by the supplier’s authorized agency. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include completion of a diploma program in Industrial Instrumentation and Controls and considerable related experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Thorough knowledge of water and sewer electronic monitoring systems and controls and the methods, practices, materials, tools and equipment used in installing, maintaining and repairing same. Considerable knowledge of the hazards and necessary safety precautions involved in such work. Working knowledge of the radio equipment program instructions to maintain necessary signal strength between relay stations. Ability to maintain and repair water and sewer electronic monitoring systems and controls under minimal supervision and determine when supplier servicing is necessary; to diagnose problems and take the necessary remedial action; and to read plans, interpret data and prepare and maintain records related to the work. Skill in the use and care of tools, materials and equipment used in the work. Driver’s Licence for the Province of British Columbia is required.

Please apply by Wednesday, February 19, 2020. 

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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Organization: City of Burnaby
Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Engineering
Posted: February 10, 2020, 3:32 pm
Expires: February 19, 2020, 11:59 pm

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