City of Farmington
  • 17-Mar-2017 to 31-Mar-2017 (MST)
  • Animas Power Plant
  • Farmington, NM, USA
  • 39.9260
  • Hourly
  • Regular-Full Time

Full Benefits



JOB POSITION #36:  Journeyman Instrumentation, Control, and Electrical (ICE) Technician


DEPARTMENT:  Electric Utility / Generation

PAY GRADE:  U-4 / 620   Non-Exempt

SALARY RANGE:  $39.9260 / Hour

TYPE OF POSITION:  Regular, Full-Time

WORK LOCATION:  Animas Power Plant 


HOURS WORKED:  6:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m.


Resumes submitted without a City of Farmington application will not be considered in our job selection process.



Works under the supervision of the Generation Superintendent and is directed by the Maintenance Working Foreman.

Performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled technical and maintenance work in the operation of generation units at the power plants.

Installs, repairs, calibrates, and programs a variety of instrumentation and control equipment, including but not limited to: Foxboro I/A DCS hardware and software, ABB hardware and software, programmable logic controllers, CEMS, multiloop electronic and transmitters, signal conditioners, and final drive units.

Installs and repairs high voltage (up to and including 13.8 kv) electrical equipment associated with electric generation, including but not limited to: Generators, excitation systems (both rotating and static), breakers, batteries, and chargers.

Performs a number of routine preventative maintenance tasks including but not limited to: light replacement, filter replacement, generator brush replacement, resistance testing, cleaning, and other duties associated with electrical and instrumentation maintenance.

Prepares and revises electrical drawings on equipment modifications, documents and maintains calibration records, and provides written reports on equipment repairs and malfunctions.

Performs all duties in compliance with safety and security rules, standard operating procedures, and labor agreement terms.


Serves as a member of various employee committees, as assigned.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.


This position is subject to the City's Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace Program.  This includes: pre-employment testing, post-accident testing, reasonable suspicion testing, return-to-duty testing, and follow-up testing.

Valid driver's license with acceptable driving record.

Extensive background checks required.

Graduation from high school or GED equivalent and completion of an accredited electrical and instrumentation apprenticeship program, or a college accredited electrical and instrumentation degree program (2 year minimum), or other equivalent related experience may be considered.

Five (5) years of experience relating to electrical and instrumentation maintenance in a generation plant, process plant environment, or related Electric Utility experience is required.

Must have a telephone and be willing to be on 24-hour call; must be able to be at the Power Plant within thirty minutes after receiving a call.

Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally, in writing and electronically.  Must be able to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.

Must be able to direct the activities of Production Specialist/Apprentices who may be assisting with maintenance activities.  Requires the ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with coworkers and supervisors.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, climb and descend stairs; walk; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is frequently required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 to 55 pounds and must request additional assistance or use mechanical assistance when attempting to lift and/or move items weighing greater than 55 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


The employee is required to use hand and power tools, electronic test equipment such as multimeters, oscilloscopes, other assorted equipment, and a motor vehicle.

The employee works on a variety of equipment including, but not limited to: Steam turbine- generators, and associated auxiliary equipment (boilers, pumps, compressors, valves, etc.), combustion turbine-generators and associated auxiliary equipment, and hydroelectric turbine-generators, and associated equipment.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions.  The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme heat, and vibration.  The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.



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