Classification and Compensation
IOWA STATE BOARD OF REGENTS
REGENTS MERIT SYSTEM
Pay Grade: 412
General Class Description
Under general supervision, applies knowledges and skills to install, maintain, calibrate and repair electronic control systems and other electrical or pneumatic devices.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
- Installs, repairs, replaces and calibrates complex control system equipment and support systems, such as computerized pneumatic tube systems and the various power distribution monitoring systems.
- Locates problems in systems by monitoring the functioning, interpreting computer readings and conducting performance tests over a period of time of mechanical, pneumatic, electrical and/or electronic systems.
- Monitors complex control systems for operation data, for appropriate quality assurance purposes, or for system modification purposes through manipulation of software and for operator training and direction.
- Serves as technical consultant in the area of computer-controlled systems for various maintenance shops.
- Reviews construction plans and specifications of outside architects and engineers.
- Defines complex building systems development plans and develops any necessary justifications to support these plans.
- May initiate designs, bid documents, and purchase orders for supplies and services necessary to develop and maintain complex building equipment and support systems.
- Meets with engineers, shop managers, contractors and vendors relative to the complex building management systems and plans.
- Other duties as assigned by appropriate department or administrative personnel.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Ability to read and interpret blueprints and electrical, electronic and/or pneumatic schematics and engineering concept statements.
- Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing and to execute oral and written instructions.
- Knowledge of hand tools and test equipment such as multimeters, oscilloscopes, and signal generators.
- Knowledge of electrical control and electronic theory.
- Ability to lift up to 80 pounds.
- Knowledge of applicable electrical codes.
- Ability to work in a variety of environments including high places, tight places, poorly lighted with exposure to dirt, dust and fumes.
- Knowledge of electrical, electronic, and/or pneumatic control systems in order to diagnose and safely repair.
- Ability to perform mathematical functions.
- Ability to map and track wires through color or different identifier.
- Six years of experience in electrical or control trade, including apprenticeship; or
- graduation from a two-year resident instrumentation and controls program.