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Departments > Human Resources > Instrumentation/Industrial Master Electrician

Instrumentation/Industrial Master Electrician

The City of Bangor is announcing an opening for an Instrumentation Technician/Industrial Electrician for Bangor’s Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) and remote sites.  This position will have oversight of the department’s SCADA wastewater computer systems.


  • Modifies, installs, maintains and repairs industrial electrical distribution systems including motor control center switchgear, motor starters, controls, department’s programmable logic controllers, transformers, and SCADA system.
  • Maintenance and troubleshooting of the department’s variable frequency drives.
  • Troubleshoots/repairs solid state equipment including but not limited to discrete semiconductor printed circuit boards and microprocessor-based equipment.
  • Troubleshooting and maintenance of department’s instrumentation using specialized measuring equipment to effect repairs.
  • Troubleshooting electrical and component problems, ordering parts when necessary and performing routine maintenance and repairs.
  • Performs electrical renovations and changes throughout department, as necessary.
  • Prepares budget for electrical and instrumentation systems.
  • Periodically installs new electrical systems, as needed.
  • Assist Operators when needed and/or available.
  • Performs gas meter calibrations.
  • Update City’s asset management program.
  • Modifies and repairs building electrical systems and installs electrical equipment and fixtures.
  • Remains on 24-hour call during plant emergencies.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.


  • Incumbent must have or the ability to obtain working knowledge of WWTP operating procedures. Must be able to understand the hazards present in confined spaces and be able to perform emergency and routine repairs safely in this type of environment.
  • Qualified to work on 480-volt Electric Distribution Systems.
  • Ability to diagnose electrical failures and to perform major and minor repairs and replacements.
  • Knowledge of applicable safety precautions and procedures with the ability to create and implement LOTO.
  • Ability to read and to interpret blueprints, manuals, specifications, and schematics.
  • Ability to use a variety of electrical measuring instruments, including voltmeter, ammeter, wattmeter, ohmmeter and meggar.
  • Working knowledge of standard electrical wiring designs and safety measures.
  • Working knowledge of standard practices and procedures of the construction trade.
  • Should possess a State of Maine Master Electrician’s License with industrial experience.
  • Working knowledge and ability to program Human Machine Interface (HMIs) Software such as Intellution and VT Scada.                                      
  • Working knowledge and ability to program ladder logic in Programmable Logic Controllers such as Modicon, Allen Bradly and General Electric.



  • Incumbent is responsible for installation, repair and maintenance of department electrical systems and performs majority of duties according to standard practices and procedures of the electrical field and the wastewater department.
  • Incumbent is responsible for care and implementation of the department’s computers and software which control plant processes and department’s remote sites.
  • Incumbent makes decisions and takes personal action in the implementation of best methods to achieve desired results. At times the incumbent is forced to deviate from standard practices and to effectively innovate to achieve desired results.
  • Reports directly to Chief Operator.



Incumbent frequently lifts equipment and related components of moderate to heavy weight, and often works in awkward and/or cramped conditions, climbing and working at considerable heights, performing many functions in a prone, stopping or crouched position. Moderate physical effort is frequently required for regular periods of time.

Incumbent performs duties both in and out of doors, in varying weather conditions and is exposed to high-voltage power lines and periodically exposed to excessive noise, dirt, dust, wastewater, and fumes. Safety precautions must be used at all times to avoid injury to self and others.


This is a full-time position with a salary range of $23.46 to $32.11 per hour (based on a 40 hour/week schedule) for a candidate who possesses a State of Maine Master Electrician’s License with industrial experience.  A full-time benefit package includes several health insurance choices, including low deductible options; dental, vision, and life insurance; paid time off with separate pools for vacation, sick, and compensatory time; paid long term disability; 13 paid holidays annually, wellness benefits with health insurance coverage, and options for identity theft and supplemental insurance plans.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled and interviews may be scheduled as applications are received.  Questions may be directed to  Thank you for your interest!