Electrician & Instrumentation Technician

Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District
Arcata, CA Full-time
Posted on November 8, 2019
Due to an internal promotion, the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District is seeking a highly skilled Electrician and Instrumentation Technician to add to our team. This is not an entry-level position. This position installs and maintains new equipment; troubleshoots and repairs existing equipment, and programs and calibrates a large variety of water quality instrumentation, electrical and electro-mechanical equipment including high voltage distribution systems, hydroelectric power generation equipment, water pumps, cranes, and telemetry systems. The ideal candidate will have a wide skill-set, including the ability to work on small millivolt systems up to large 12kV high voltage distribution power. The applicant’s skillset should also include PLC programing, SCADA system diagnostics and wireless technologies. HBMWD fosters a strong team environment. The successful candidate will possess strong communication and interpersonal skills and be able to work both self-sufficiently as well as in a team environment. The workload of this position can change on a daily basis and as such, overtime, weekends and holidays are required as needed. Because this is a Safety-Sensitive Position, a pre-employment physical and drug screen are required. Candidate must possess valid California driver’s license and have (or be willing to acquire) Grade 2 Water Distribution (D2), Grade 2 Water Treatment (T2) certifications and Crane Operator certification within the first 2 years of employment. The salary range for this permanent, full-time position is $5,364 - $6,520/month, plus a terrific benefits package. Employment applications are available online at www.hbmwd.com, or at the District Main Office (828 7th Street, Eureka). Completed applications can be dropped off at the District Main Office or mailed to HBMWD, PO Box 95, Eureka, CA 95502-0095. Position open until filled.