Electrical Instrumentation Technician 

City of West Kelowna

Electrical Instrumentation Technician 

The Okanagan Lifestyle Is Calling

The City of West Kelowna’s Public Works Department is seeking a qualified Electrical Instrumentation Technician.  This position will report to the Water Treatment Supervisor.

Position Duties and Responsibilities: 
The Electrical Instrumentation Technician will develop and conduct maintenance work on all devices connected to the digital control system (DCS), including system design and system control programming.  Install, maintain, troubleshoot, repair online instrumentation related to level, pressure, temperature, flow, water quality, chemical dosing, pump control, VFD’s, PLCs, compressed air systems, UPS, back-up power generators, radio and cellular network SCADA communication systems. This position will also develop back-up programs for all systems and document systems to ensure that systems can be quickly reinstalled in the event of main system malfunction.  The Electrical Instrumentation Technician will collaborate with other CWK departments on issues related to water supply, water treatment and watershed management, wastewater collections systems and other inter-departmental process and communications as well as oversee and monitor the performance of hired contractors.  Able to work flexible hours if needed including shift work and emergency call-outs.

Required skills and qualifications:
  • Canadian Red Seal Inter–Provincial TQ as an Industrial Electrician, or Instrumentation
  • Certificate of Qualification for the design and installation of structured cabling systems
  • BC Safety Authority Field Safety Repairs, Class A or B
  • FSR Certification
  • Current CEC Course
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues in the field while under pressure and within time constraints
  • Demonstrated computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Access, Auto CAD, GIS Systems, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
  • Good organizational skills, with the ability to plan and prioritize effectively
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License

Required experience:
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in electrical / electronic instrumentation repair
  • Recognized training in Industrial Control Programming
  • Good understanding and knowledge of process control systems
  • Experience with programming Delta V control system an asset
  • Water and wastewater system experience preferred
  • Electrical Operating Permit experience

Grow your career in one of the best places on earth. Forget the long commute. Kayak or walk on the waterfront at sunrise, put in an honest day’s work, and still have plenty of time for a bike ride or round of golf before sunset. Fill your weekends with wine tours, hiking, mountain biking, downhill or cross country skiing, or boating.  

Please apply online at www.westkelownacity.ca/jobs. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.  

COMPETITION 19-59E | CLOSES DECEMBER 16, 2019 | PAY $42.95/40HR/WK

Organization: City of West Kelowna

Location: West Kelowna, BC
Region: Okanagan Valley / Similkameen
Professional Categories: Electrical/Electronic Services,Instrumentation
Posted: November 19, 2019, 11:10 am
Expires: December 16, 2019, 4:30 pm

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