16 days old

Electrical and Instrumentation Specialist

Virginia Beach, Virginia 23454
  • Job Type
    Employee, Intern
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Electrical and Instrumentation Specialist


Virginia Beach, VA, US

HRSD’s   apprenticeship programs are a combination of on-the-job training and related classroom   instruction. All can be completed in three or four years. 
You must be willing to work your scheduled shift and attend class at least two nights per week.
A Math Skills Assessment Test is required prior to entry into HRSD's Apprenticeship Program

A Master Electrician license is preferred

Under broad guidance, the Electrical and Instrumentation (E & I) Specialist is responsible for:

a. Providing electrical, instrumentation and control (EIC) services to all HRSD departments and divisions. These services include researching, budgeting, planning, designing, troubleshooting, repairing and maintaining EIC equipment.

b. Consulting to and providing direction on EIC issues to engineering firms, architectural firms, contractors and HRSD staff at all levels on all projects

c. Providing installation, repair and maintenance of special EIC projects including research and development process project, electric/electronic lab equipment and security systems.

d. Supervises the work group on assigned projects


a. Education

1. Required

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Instrumentation Technology, Electro-mechanical, Mechatronics, and Electronics or related approved academic program

b. Experience

1. Required

a) Minimum of 4 years technical experience in the electrical, instrumentation and electronics field

b) Record-keeping experience to include documentation of preventive maintenance and work logs

2. Desired

a) Experience within the wastewater treatment industry, gaining knowledge of how the process of treating wastewater takes place and the structure of the plants and pumping stations

b) Experience in planning work, budgeting

c) Completion of HRSD apprenticeship program

c. Training Levels

This position is fully qualified at a Grade 7 with an Associate's Degree in a related approved academic program as stated above and 4 years of experience in the electrical and/or instrumentation trade or an approved Associate’s degree and successful completion of HRSD's Electrical and Instrumentation Apprenticeship Program. 
While a fully qualified selection is desired, the following training levels and years of experience are established for personnel who are not fully qualified:

Grade 7a – Approved AAS degree or 56 semester hours towards approved AAS degree and successful completion of 75% of one-the-job training skills  or 3 years of experience 
Grade 7b –Approved AAS degree or 47 semester hours towards approved AAS degree and successful completion of 50% of on-the-job training skills or 2 years of experience
Grade 7c – Approved AAS degree or 38 semester hours towards approved AAS degree and successful completion of 25% of on-the job training skills or 1 year of experience
Grade 7d – Approved AAS degree or 29 semester hours towards approved AAS degree or Master Electrician License and no experience


If hired in a Training Level, Fully Qualified Level Must Be Consistently Pursued as A Condition Of employment.  Failure To Do So Will Result In Removal From The Position And Potentially Employment With HRSD.


HRSD is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. HRSD does not discriminate against individuals in employment on the basis of race, sex, including sexual orientation, pregnancy, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, engaging in protected activity or any additional protected characteristics recognized by federal, state and local law.


HRSD is a Drug Free Workplace

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