Electrical Technician

City of Oceanside Water Utilities Department | Energy, Environmental, and Utilities

Average Wage for this Career

$82,000** *This figure represents the median wage for this career in San Diego County and not the wages of any specific interviewee

Occupational Outlook


About Electrical Instrumentation Technician

Meet Carlos Raymundo, Electrical Instrumentation Technician II, who tells us all about his role with the City of Oceanside Water Utilities Department. An Electrical Instrumentation Technician is responsible for installing and maintaining various electronic monitoring and communication equipment, including pressure and level recorders, programmable logic controllers, relays, and computers. Carlos took vocational classes in high school and earned a degree at ITT Tech. Learn more with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Water and Wastewater Competency Model.

Education Resources

Engineering Technician Training Program
MiraCosta College Technology Career Institute: A SOCAL educational partner 

Electrician Program
MiraCosta College

Electrical Training Institute of San Diego and Imperial County
ETIE and Palomar College

Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering
National University