Thermal - I&C Technician IV

San Fran Thermal Station Union, 14 Mint Plaza,Suite 200, San Francisco, California, United States of America Req #123
Thursday, May 18, 2023

Responsible for day-to-day preventative maintenance and repair of the instrumentation, controls, and plant equipment at the Energy Center San Francisco facilities.


Major Accountabilities: 

·         Inspect, test, troubleshoot configure, repair, calibrate, and install mechanical, pneumatic, electric, and hydraulic control components and instrumentation.

·         Perform electrical maintenance work as needed.

·         Locate causes of defective or intermittent instruments, report findings to supervisor, and execute installation, repair or replacement and commissioning as required.

·         Maintain logs, manuals, records, blueprints, and operating procedures and provide written reports on control system conditions when required.

·         Coordinate and schedule with other plants, customers, and contractors as necessary to accomplish installation and maintenance objectives consistent with schedules, quality, and cost management.

·         Direct and train technicians to improve efficiency and technical skills.

·         Solve complex hardware and software problems.

·         Perform DCS programming, troubleshooting, repair and installation activities.

·         Develop new programs and enhancements to existing programs.

·         Perform software maintenance of process system computers and monitoring systems.

·         Use Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) effectively to accomplish required maintenance in and efficient and organized manner.

·         Stand in for plant operations when necessary.

·         Perform other duties as required.



·         Adjusts quickly to change; remains flexible and productive in times of continuing change.  Supports and champions change processes.

·         Gathers data; identifies issues; relates and compares; identifies cause-effect; interprets different viewpoints; determines and takes a course of action after identifying and developing consequences.

·         Expresses ideas clearly and effectively both orally and in writing; adjusts language or terminology to the characteristics of the audience; uses appropriate organization, structure, and grammar in written.

·         Seeks, acquires, and promptly applies new knowledge and skills, including interpersonal skills, advances in technology, business-related information, and emerging industry.

·         Generates creative solutions to work situations; tries different and novel ways to deal with organizational problems and opportunities. Develops systems or work processes to increase efficiency and production.

·         Considers the needs and feelings of others; remains aware of the impact of personal behavior.

·         Maintains high personal standards of performance, responsibility, and professionalism.


Minimum Requirements: 

·         An associate degree in a related technical area or equivalent experience as senior technician. 

·         Extensive knowledge of distributed control systems such as: Allen Bradley, GE PAC Systems RX3i, Johnson Controls and/or Wonderware.

·         Extensive knowledge of digital/analog electronics, instrumentation, controls, and peripheral equipment.

·         Proficiency in implementation and maintenance of distributed control systems,

·         Experience with contract management. 

·         Proven skills in leading/directing small teams of technicians.

·         Knowledge of power plant and/or large heating and cooling plant processes

Other details

  • Job Family Union - San Francisco
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • San Fran Thermal Station Union, 14 Mint Plaza,Suite 200, San Francisco, California, United States of America