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WTP Control Technician

Maintenance and Skilled Labor
Public Works
2100000813 Requisition #
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the general direction of a Maintenance Foreman to inspect, repair, calibrate, and install electrical instrumentation.  Inspects and tests electronic components and circuits to detect defects.  Tests faulty equipment to diagnose the cause of the malfunction using oscilloscopes, signal generators, ammeters, and voltmeters.  Repairs electrical equipment such as computers, CRTs, PLCs, control consoles, electrical monitors, and meters according to blueprints and manufacturer's specifications.  Replaces defective electrical components and electrical wiring and adjusts mechanical parts.  Aligns, adjusts, and calibrates electrical equipment according to specifications to assure that electrical equipment functions properly.  Enters records of repairs, calibrations, and tests in maintenance files.
1.         Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Must be able to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.  Requires the ability to use meters and tools related to electrical testing and repairs.  Requires the ability to lift and carry objects such as electrical equipment and tools weighing up to 50 lbs. and maneuver throughout the plant including stooping, bending, and climbing ladders to get to any electrical instrument.
TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Majority of work is performed in workshop or plant environment including exposure to high voltage components, dust, fumes, odors, noise, heat and all types of weather conditions.

Associate's degree in Electronic Engineering or related field and two (2) years' experience in both discrete and digital troubleshooting and electrical or electronic repair in an industrial or similar setting required; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.

The City Charter requires that City Employees must establish residence within Shelby County within six (6) months from date of Employment. Proof of residence will be required at the time of hire.
The City of Memphis is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Office of Talent Management at

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