This employment contract represents a two year term with Guy A. Mecabe to fill the position of Contract Industrial Automation Manager with the Wastewater Division at an hourly rate of $48.22 per hour.
Mr. Mecabe brings to this contracted position a variety of unique qualifications including a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology from UCF and over 22 years of management and technical experience in the successful application of Industrial Automation, including 12 years of experience working in the City's Industrial Automation Group (IAG) as the Wastewater Systems Manager. Mr. Mecabe's team has been responsible for programming the controllers that perform automatic operations at the City's Water Reclamation Facilities and lift stations. The IAG is responsible for efficiencies in Wastewater operations that have resulted in annual labor cost reductions of well over $1,000,000. The in-house services provided by the IAG have avoided nearly $3,000,000 in annual contracted professional services costs.
Mr. Mecabe will be responsible for the management of staff in the IAG, conducting specialized research of changing technologies, overseeing efficiency and effectiveness of facility SCADA and network systems. Additional responsibilities include planning, specification, procurements, implementations, project management, support and services related to industrial automation systems and network for the Wastewater Division. This position performs highly responsible administrative and professional work planning, directing and coordinating the activities of the IAG, including administration and operation of the Wastewater Division’s Local and Wide Area Networks, Internet infrastructures and services, data and application servers, personal computers and peripherals, data communications and related support services.