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Instrumentation & Controls Technician

Date Posted
Employer Name
City of Durham, Water Management
Sector Name
Local Government
North Carolina
Career Level
Mid Level


Job Title Instrumentation and Controls Technician 

Closing Date/Time Continuous 
Salary $44,159.00 - $52,990.00 Annually
Job Type Full time with benefits
Location 1600 Mist Lake Dr., Durham, North Carolina
Department Water Management

Installation, inspection, preventative maintenance, and repair of all instrumentation, control systems, electrical systems, communications systems, and control processes at Department of Water Management Facilities. This is accomplished by participating in problem analysis; providing field technical expertise to Engineering on projects, complex installations, calibrations, configuration and commissioning of instrumentation, control and communication systems; participating in review of project designs, specifications and factory acceptance tests; providing preventive and predictive maintenance to instrumentation, process control and electrical systems; and providing field technical expertise in piping and instrumentation diagrams, cable and equipment installations, Programmable Logic Controllers programming and configuration.   
Duties/Responsibilities:Complete installation, maintenance, and repair of electronic & electrical equipment including plant control systems, motor control circuitry including variable frequency drives.Troubleshoot, repair, configure and program automated control systems involving VFDs, Flow/ Pressure/ Temperature Monitors and Process Analyzers, or SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) systems.With safety as a priority, must have knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions  

Minimum Qualifications & Experience: 2 years degree of technical nature or training past the high school level or equivalency.  Three or more years of related experience.Valid NC Class C Driver's License.Must be available for rotating emergency call-duty. Competitive benefits also include 401(K), 457, retirement, flex spending accounts, vision, & generous annual/holiday leave. Salary based on education, certification & experience level. 
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 Vacancies are open until filled.   EOE Individuals selected for offer of employment must pass the City of Durham physical examination, drug/alcohol screen, and background investigation.  
A driver’s license history
check is conducted for those selected for interview.

You must have the legal right to work in the US. The City will not sponsor any applicant to obtain documentation of that right to work.

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