Electrical & Instrumentation Technician - Journey (LA-167-22E) Whittier

  • LA County Sanitation District
  • Various, California
  • Jun 04, 2022
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades Engineering
  • Salary: $7,457.00 - $9,265.00 Monthly USD

Job Description



(Journey Level)

The Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County are a non-civil service public agency separate from Los Angeles County government with over 1,700 employees. The San Jose Creek Water Reclamation Plant (WRP) consists of two hydraulically interconnected facilities that are situated on the east and west side of the San Gabriel River (I-605) freeway. It currently provides primary, secondary, and tertiary treatment for a design capacity of 100 million gallons of wastewater per day (MGD) and serves a large residential population of approximately 1,000,000 people.

The Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County is recruiting for Journey level Electrical and Instrumentation Technicians. Current vacancy is at our San Jose Creek Water Reclamation Plant in Whittier. The essential functions of this position are to perform progressively more skilled work in the installation, maintenance, and repair of instrumentation, computer process control, and electrical equipment and systems. Working hours are 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Monday - Friday. After hour, overtime, and weekend callbacks will sometimes be required. This is an excellent career opportunity, with comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, retirement, along with paid vacation, sick leave and holidays. Additional benefit information can be viewed by clicking on the Benefits tab. Initial salary placement will be based on the selected candidate's qualifications.


Candidates must possess a valid California Class C driver's license -AND- four years of experience performing progressively responsible installation, maintenance and repair work on instrumentation, computer process control and electrical equipment and systems. Twelve units college course work, approved by the Districts, or completion of one year of a two-year degree certification program in instrumentation, electronics or electrical technology, or a closely related field for one year of the required experience -OR- Completion of a two-year degree or certification program in instrumentation, electronics or electrical technology, or a closely related field for two years of the required experience.


The competitive selection process may cover a knowledge of : Theories, principles, practices, tools, math formulas and safety considerations used in the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical, electronic, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, digital and analog control equipment and systems; plant operational systems. The ability to : Utilize specialized tools, math formulas and equipment of the trade; independently troubleshoot and repair electrical, electronic, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, digital and analog control equipment and systems; read, interpret and prepare schematic diagrams, blueprints, sketches and equipment specifications; maintain records and prepare reports; independently perform difficult assignments; instruct lower level apprentices in trade techniques.


Please apply online at www.lacsd.org within the application period. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed LACSD Employment Application or online application. Check your email regularly throughout the recruitment process as notifications may be sent via e-mail. Please make sure that your registered email address is accurate and current. To ensure proper delivery add info@governmentjobs.com to your contact list.

  • Applications and Supplemental Questionnaires will be reviewed and evaluated for relevant experience and/or coursework.
  • Candidates considered to have the best qualifications will be invited to the written examination.
  • The selection process will consist of a written test weighted at 50%, and an interview weighted at 50%.
  • Candidates must receive a qualifying score on each selection component to move forward in the selection process.
  • Prior to appointment, a thorough reference check will be conducted.
NOTE: The individual(s) recommended for hire must undergo a job-related pre-employment physical, which includes a drug and alcohol test.

As an equal opportunity employer, the Districts strongly encourage qualified minorities, women and disabled persons to apply.

Applications can now be completed and submitted online through the Sanitation Districts' website at www.lacsd.org . Please click on the "Employment Opportunities" link. By using the online application system, you will receive confirmation via e-mail that your application was received for this position. If you do not have Internet access, you may submit a complete paper "Internal Application" within the application period shown above to the Employment Services Section (JAO, Room 109). All applications will be reviewed to determine if the conditions and qualifications for testing are met.

To learn more about how the Sanitation Districts converts waste into resources, please visit the following video:
Converting Waste into Resources
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)


Job Address

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