This is a journey level classification, requiring the incumbent to be fully competent to install,
maintain, troubleshoot, document and repair a wide variety of industrial instrumentation which
include, electronic monitoring, metering, controlling and signaling devices used in the
production, treatment and distribution of water. The work covers the entire industrial
instrumentation and telemetry trade, and the incumbent is expected to often work independently
due to the diverse nature of the work. The Instrument Technician 2 position requires a higher
level of knowledge, skills and abilities, including ability to trouble shoot telemetry, Supervisory
Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system and programmable logic control (PLC) software.
The Instrument Technician 1 / 2 classification is flexibly staffed. After 3 years as an Instrument
Technician 1, or by substitution of other experience equivalent to the Instrument Technician 1
level, incumbents are eligible to be considered for advancement to the 2 level. Before
advancement to the 2 level, incumbents must also achieve “meets requirements” overall on the
most recent evaluation, demonstrate proficiency in job requirements, and acquire and maintain
the required certification. Incumbents at both levels will also be subject to standby duty and
emergency call outs.