Hydrologic Systems Technician (Engineering Technician II), Riverside California - Storm Water Jobs


Hydrologic Systems Technician (Engineering Technician II)

Date Posted
10/27/2017
Employer Name
County of Riverside
Sector Name
Local Government
State
California
City
Riverside
Career Level
Mid Level

Description

Closing Date/Time: Thu. 11/30/17 11:59 PM Pacific Time
Salary:  $22.09 - $38.64 Hourly
$3,828.79 - $6,697.95 Monthly
$45,945.54 - $80,375.36 Annually
Full Time - Riverside, California
Department Flood Control

ABOUT THE COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE
Riverside County offers diversity that few locations can match. To find out more, please visit http://www.countyofriverside.us

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
The Riverside County Flood Control and Water Conservation District (District) was formed in 1945 by an Act of the California State Legislature. The District comprises 2,677 square miles within the western portion of Riverside County and serves a population of approximately 1.99 million. The District provides for the control and conservation of flood and storm waters and for the protection of watercourses, watersheds, public highways, life and property from damage within its boundaries. It is staffed with a combination of professional, sub-professional, technical and field staff responsible for the administration, planning, design, permitting, construction, operation and maintenance of hundreds of miles of channels, storm drains, levees, and over 45 dams and basins. The fundamental mission of the District is to protect people and property from flooding through responsible and efficient storm water management and to achieve its goals adheres to an explicit philosophy: Strive for excellence with integrity; Earn respect of the public, other engineering organizations and policy makers; Require accountability at all levels; Accord respect, recognition and trust to all; Maintain open communication at all levels; and Effectively implement the District's mission statement.

JOB DESCRIPTION
The Riverside County Flood Control and Water Conservation District has an exciting opportunity for a Hydrologic Systems Technician in Riverside. While working in the Watershed Protection Division, the incumbent will install, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair electronic and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems hardware. In addition, the incumbent will construct and maintain Early Warning Systems (EWS). The Hydrologic Systems Technician will also design and construct configurations for unique hydrologic site limitations and analyze collected data to ensure system reliability. The District desires candidates who have at least three years of experience with Instrumentation and Control Systems, field electrical construction, and Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) and SCADA system maintenance.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Installs, maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs electronic and SCADA systems hardware including the startup and verification of operation.

Reviews SCADA and automation designs for integration into system operation.

Work with multiple software applications using a variety of computer systems or platforms such as WSPG, and hydrologic databases (e.g., Hydstra, Flowlink).

Construct, maintain, monitor and repair EWS (Early Warning Systems), including ALERT and ALERT2, using Radio Frequency (RF) diagnostic tools.

Design and construct custom configurations appropriate for unique hydrologic/ geomorphic site limitations.

Analyze consistency, completeness and accuracy of collected data to ensure system reliability.

Purchase tools and materials as needed to complete tasks outlined above.

Prioritize unscheduled service calls.

Determine appropriate sensor upgrades for site maintenance and reliability.

Create reports for individual inspection rounds, end of year summaries and installations.

Program, monitor and maintain level data loggers.

Troubleshoot various systems via onsite field work or customer phone support.

RECRUITING GUIDELINES:
--  Experience: Three years of technical experience in the areas of electronics or hydrology; College level courses in electronics, physical science, engineering, or hydrology may be substituted for up to two years of the required experience on the basis of 12 semester or 18 quarter units equaling one year of experience.

-- Knowledge of: Mathematics including algebra, geometry, and trigonometry; the basic practices of engineering design and construction, traffic control, and land surveying; manual and automated drafting techniques; field and office procedures relating to hydrography; procedures related to construction inspection.

-- Ability to: Read and interpret legal descriptions, engineering drawings, survey notes, and tract descriptions; assist in the preparation of designs, plans, estimates, reports, and specifications; collect and analyze traffic, transportation, hydrologic, and other data and prepare reports, interpretations, and recommendations; compile and enter data into computer system for computer aided mapping; perform survey field work, inspect public works projects and subdivision tracts; and maintain effective relations with others.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY FOR THIS POSITION USING THE COUNTY'S NEW JOB SITE

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All applicants must apply for this position by 11:59 p.m. PST on November 30, 2017.

**All applicants must include a detailed resume/application with relevant work history.**

For questions regarding this recruitment or the on-line application process, please contact Brittney Mathis at (951) 955-5358 or bmathis@rivco.org.

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