LCRA Instrumentation & Control Tech in Smithville, Texas

At an entry to senior level, is responsible for performing installation, testing, calibration, maintenance, and repair of instrumentation, control equipment, monitoring equipment and related systems. This position utilizes knowledge and experience in own discipline but is still building higher-level knowledge and skills. Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction from supervisor, manager and/or more experienced colleagues.

  • Monitors proper operation of equipment and systems within assigned area of responsibility.

  • Identifies potential and actual problems and determines of appropriate corrective actions to be taken.

  • Reads and interprets diagrams and prints.

  • Documents changes made to systems or equipment through appropriate communications and record keeping practices. Documents work into logs, files, system prints and other records and through communications, both oral and written, with other team members and supervisors.

  • Operates handheld testing, calibration, installation and maintenance tools and equipment.

  • Follows tag-out procedures when performing work duties and ensures tag-out procedures are followed by other team members.

  • Performs loop checks and commissioning new systems and or upgrades.

  • Performs work by traveling independently or with a small crew to various locations (substations, power plants, water systems, etc.) as scheduled.

This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.

Two or more years’ experience in installation, maintenance and/or repair of instrumentation, control equipment or monitoring equipment. Degree in electronics, instrumentation, SCADA, engineering technology or relevant field may be substituted per LCRA guidelines for certain years of experience.

Driver’s license required if traveling to work at various locations.

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Street: 100 SE Second Street