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Regional District of Central Okanagan

Electrical Instrumentation Technician

Do you have a good understanding and knowledge of process control systems, the ability to problem solve detailed electrical or instrumentation challenges and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as collaborate within a team? If so, we want you on our Development & Engineering Services Team!
As the successful candidate as the Electrical Instrumentation Technician, you will be responsible for performing skilled electronic and electrical work involving troubleshooting and installing and repairing sophisticated and elementary instrumentation for power control systems in the Wastewater Treatment Plant, sanitary sewer and water distribution systems. 
You will:

  1. Conduct development and maintenance work on all devices connected to the digital control system (DCS), including system design and system control programming in order to ensure that power control systems and communication/telemetry networks continue to function safely and properly.
  2. 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.
  3. Develop Excel reports and historical systems control data to maintain system operations and control.
  4. Perform preventative maintenance as per preventative program.
  5. Perform maintenance repairs and alterations of power distribution and utilization equipment. 
  6. Install and test new equipment and systems as part of the capital projects program. 
  7. Ensure systems remain operable by troubleshooting for alarms and alerts requiring immediate attention and addressing any remedial action required.
  8. Provide Operator training on installed devices or process control to ensure proper sequencing/procedures and safety methods are followed.
  9. Other duties as assigned.

To be successful in this role, you must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in electrical instrumentation repair and have recognizable training in Industrial Control Programming. You must be certified as a Canadian Interprovincial Red Seal in Industrial Electrician or Instrumentation. Completion of a current Canada’s Electric Code (CEC) Course as well as a Field Safety Representative (FSR) Certification is required in addition with a valid BC Driver’s License.
This CUPE 338 position will work Monday to Friday, 7:30am to 4:00pm (weekend work may be required on occasion) and pays $45.28 per hour.
The Regional District of Central Okanagan offers a variety of perks from dental, health and vision benefits, paid vacation, pension plan, training and development, opportunities for advancement, work-life balance, on-site parking, and the opportunity to contribute and make a change within the community.
View the full job description and apply at by Wednesday, April 17, 2024.
The Regional District of Central Okanagan is an employer of choice made up of a dedicated team of people who care about the community we serve. We are located in one of the most desirable places to live in BC, in the heart of the Okanagan Valley. The appeal of Okanagan Lake and the natural beauty of the surroundings continue to draw people to the valley. Our lifestyle is second to none especially for those who live to enjoy the outdoors.