Oakland County Michigan Electronics Technician II in Waterford, Michigan

Announcement Information

All applications must clearly indicate how the Minimum Qualifications, if applicable, are met. Provide as much detail as possible under employment history along with the hours worked per week at each job.

PURPOSE

The purpose of this examination is to establish an eligible list from which to fill present or possible future vacancies in this classification. For each vacancy, a Department Director/Division Manager has the choice of the applicants in the top group. This list will remain in effect for six months, unless exhausted, superseded by a new eligible list or extended for another six months by the Human Resources Committee.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE TEST

The examination will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's responses on the official employment application form that includes supplemental questions regarding the applicant's training and experience. Your responses will be scored and there are no test retakes. You will be notified of your results by email.

The exam content as described above may be modified depending upon the number of applicants or other factors that influence the practicality or usefulness of this selection process. Where minor differences in actual test scores do not reflect meaningful differences in ability, those scores will be statistically grouped resulting in a tie among those applicants.

CLOSING WITHOUT A DATE

This is a continuous examination, and applications will be accepted until such time as there are sufficient applicants to meet the County's current recruitment needs. As such, interested persons should make application promptly. Applicants will be tested in groups as they apply. Successful applicants, regardless of their testing date, will be ranked on the eligible list based on their final examination scores. The original rank of persons on the eligible list may change as later applicants are tested and added to the list. Notice of the last date to apply for this examination will be posted in the Human Resources Department and on this posting one week prior to the application deadline. Applications will not be accepted after the posted closing date.

TRANSCRIPTS MAY BE REQUIRED If a degree is used to determine if the applicant is minimally qualified to fill the position, the applicant must email a copy of their transcript at the time of application to transcripts@oakgov.com. Indicate in the email subject line the job# and job title. If a job offer is made, an official transcript will be required.

Job Summary

Under general supervision, is responsible for performing a variety of moderately complex technical electronic repairs to County telemetering equipment. Performs necessary bench and mobile tests to various transmitting and receiving electrical components. Maintains proper operation of electrical systems in pump stations, well houses and sewage treatment plants, using correct techniques and departmental safety methods. Under supervision of a licensed electrician, maintains proper operation of electrical controls in water, sanitary sewer, and storm drain facilities, including pump stations, well houses, sewage treatment plants, pressure reducing sites and sewage metering locations. Tests and maintains emergency portable power generators. Calibrates and repairs various instruments including flow meters and gas detectors. May work as an electrical apprentice, assisting a journeyman or master electrician. Duties require alertness for safety hazards and a moderate amount of physical dexterity and effort. Utilizes current Countywide and/or department specific software to complete assignments.

Employees of this classification are required to be available for operational problems, equipment emergencies, widespread storms, power outages and other operations and maintenance emergencies as deemed necessary by management after normal working hours, weekends and holidays. Also, employees in this classification are required to be on assigned On-Call and/or On-Call alternate, as required by management.

Minimum Qualifications

All applications must clearly indicate how the Minimum Qualifications, if applicable, are met. Provide as much detail as possible under employment history along with the hours worked per week at each job.

TRANSCRIPTS MAY BE REQUIRED If a degree is used to determine if the applicant is minimally qualified to fill the position, the applicant must email a copy of their transcript at the time of application to transcripts@oakgov.com. Indicate in the email subject line the job# and job title. If a job offer is made, an official transcript will be required.

At the time of application, applicant must:

  1. a. Possess an Associate's degree or sixty (60) semester credit hours from an accredited college, university, or technical school in Applied Science, Electrical Trades Technology, Electronics Technology or closely related area; AND

b. Have had two (2) years of full-time experience in electronics, automation, PLC programming, SCADA, radio network, instrumentation, controls or robotics. OR

  1. a. Must be a high school graduate or have a certificate of successful completion of the General Education Development Test; AND

b. Have had four (4) years of full-time experience in electronics, automation, PLC programming, SCADA, radio network, instrumentation, controls or robotics.

  1. Possess a valid United States motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license. Out of Country driver's license holders will be required to obtain the appropriate valid State of Michigan driver's license before the hire date.

  2. Pass the complete examination including the employment medical, established for this classification.

  3. Successfully complete the six month probationary period.

Special Requirements

  1. Must maintain a valid United States motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license.

  2. For positions assigned on-call duties in the Pump Maintenance or Systems Control units, must maintain a Department of Transportation Health permit (DOT medical card) as mandated by federal guidelines for commercial drivers.

Salary: $42,384.16 - $55,176.68 Annually

Location: Waterford, MI

Job Type: Full Time

Department: Water Resources Commissioner

Job Number: 2018-153

Closing: Continuous

Agency: Oakland County Michigan

Address: 2100 Pontiac Lake Road Waterford, Michigan, 48328

Phone: 248-858-0530

Website: http://www.oakgov.com