Electrical/Instrumentation Technician

  • Electrical/Instrumentation Technician
  • Electrician
  • San Marcos
  • Salary: $73,571 - $98,592 annually

Website vallecitoswater Vallecitos Water District

Hiring Range: $73,571 – $81,112 annually
Salary: $73,571 – $98,592 annually
A 1.7% cost-of-living increase is scheduled for July 2021.

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled. First application review July 14.
To apply, visit www.vwd.org.



The Electrical/Instrumentation Technician is a skilled, journey-level position responsible for modification, installation, maintenance, and repair of a variety of electrical and electronic systems and devices used in the operation of water & wastewater facilities. This position performs electrical work on SCADA systems and related equipment. The Electrical/Instrumentation Technician tests, troubleshoots, calibrates, repairs, and performs maintenance on a variety of monitoring and indicating instruments including, but not limited to, flow, level and pressure sensing devices, metering control systems, and valve actuators. Incumbent will work on-site at water and wastewater facilities on a regular basis. The successful candidate must learn and use the District’s computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).


Qualifications include graduation from 12th grade or equivalent, and 2 years’ journey-level experience in the installation, maintenance, and repair of complex electrical equipment and devices. Experience performing electrical work for water/wastewater operations is desirable. Supplemental training or completion of a recognized electrical or instrumentation apprenticeship, or California Department of Industrial Relations Certified General Electrical license, is desirable.

Possession of, or ability to obtain, a California driver’s license required. Possession of a State Water Resources Control Board Water Distribution Operator 1 Certificate desirable. A California Water Environment Association Electrical/Instrumentation Technologist Grade 2 Certificate highly preferred.


The successful candidate works well in a team environment and shows initiative to get work done when working alone.


  • Vacation and sick leave
  • 4 Medical Plan Options
  • District-paid Dental, Vision, Life, and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • CalPERS 3% at 60 for Classic Members
  • $2,000 District match to Deferred Compensation Plans
  • 9/80 Work Schedule
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • On-site Fitness Facility

To apply for this job please visit www.vwd.org.