The work involves second line supervision of a number of skilled, semi-skilled and relatively unskilled workers in instrumentation maintenance and repair work. Employees in this class are administrative superiors but may be called upon to perform any task associated with instrumentation maintenance and repair. Incumbents assign staff, administer preventive and corrective maintenance programs, training programs, prepare annual budgets and provide technical support for own maintenance section. The nature of the work may require employees in this class to operate motor vehicles and power driven equipment. Does related work as required.




Performs activities listed in job specification for Instrumentation Crew Leader. Supervises clerical personnel in maintenance of records associated with area of responsibility.

Supervises and coordinates the work for subordinate maintenance crew leaders and crews of skilled, semi-skilled, and relatively unskilled employees.

Determines administrative requirements of section including personnel training, discipline, manpower and material needed.

Updates operational and maintenance manuals and drawings to reflect any and all modifications to equipment.

Prepares, as needed, sketches or directions concerning work to be performed.

Assigns staff special projects and provides instructions or plans and interprets same when needed.

Inspects work sites to insure programs are being properly carried out.

Establishes preventive and corrective maintenance procedures and schedules.

Fulfills reporting requirements relating to schedules, project status, assigned staff, and materials used.

Evaluates performance of subordinate employees.

Participates in the development of standard operating procedures.




Thorough knowledge of methods, materials, tools, equipment, and applicable codes, used in installation, maintenance, and repair activities in industrial instrumentation as applied in a wastewater treatment plant job environment.

Thorough knowledge of operation and theory of transducers for the measurement of physical properties, such as pressure, flow, and liquid level, in process piping.

Good knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision.

Good knowledge of theory and operation of digital computer logic and equipment.

Skill in the use of tools and test equipment used in installation, maintenance, and repair of industrial instrumentation equipment.

Ability to provide second line supervision of others in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale, and in accordance with departmental policy.

Ability to plan and lay out instrumentation work.

Ability to read and interpret plans, diagrams and specifications.

Ability to use a variety of tools and test equipment used in instrumentation work.

Ability to conduct on the job training and classroom instruction on operation and maintenance of instrumentation equipment.

Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.

Ability to perform moderate to heavy manual labor.


As Assigned:

Ability to operate a motor vehicle.





Two (2) years of permanent competitive class status as an Instrumentation Crew Leader.







Open Competitive:

Seven (7) years of work experience, or its part time equivalent, in installation, maintenance, and repair work which relates to industrial instrumentation which must have included laying out of work and diagnosis of malfunctions, two (2) years of which must have included leading or coordinating the work of instrumentation maintenance personnel.


NOTE: Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with an associate's degree in electronic engineering technology or an engineering or technical curriculum which relates to electronic construction or maintenance or repair of electronic equipment may substitute for a maximum of two (2) years of the work experience that did not involve leading or coordinating.




When required to operate a motor vehicle, possession of a valid New York State Non-CDL or CDL, including any special endorsements as required for the type of vehicle being operated.



02/2014 Revised