SCADA System Specialist- Lynnwood, WA

Employer: Alderwood Water & Wastewater District

Job Description:
Why Alderwood Water & Wastewater District?

The Alderwood Water & Wastewater District’s (AWWD) mission is to provide clean, reliable water and wastewater services for a healthy community. As an organization we strive to build and maintain a system that will function for the next 100 years and beyond. We protect the natural environment, conserve water resources, and provide critical services, every day. Spanning over 45-square miles in south Snohomish County, the District is the largest special purpose water/wastewater District in the State of Washington.

The District adopted a five year strategic plan that outlines the following strategies: serve you today, plan for tomorrow, protect our water supply, manage our information and our physical assets, and build a learning organization.

The Opportunity: SCADA System Specialist

The Alderwood Water & Wastewater District (AWWD) is looking for a SCADA professional to fill our SCADA System Specialist opening in the Maintenance & Operations Department. Incumbent will engineer, develop, integrate, and maintain the District’s Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system and Operational Technology (OT) hardware and software. Will also provide focus efforts of system analysis, development, cyber security, and assist in the continuous improvement of SCADA system and OT technologies.

This position requires any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the applicant with the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the job. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge, skills, and abilities would be two years of progressively responsible experience in system integration, maintaining DCS or SCADA systems, PLC programming, OT administration, instrumentation and Process Control technology and two years of higher education in Computer Science, Engineering, Instrumentation, Industrial Automation or a relatable program. A valid Washington State Driver’s License is required. Electrical certification at least at the level of an (06) Limited Energy Systems or higher is desirable. Ability to earn advanced certification in networking or security, such as Cisco entry CCT or Associate CCNA or CompTIA, within two years of appointment is required.

This position is represented by WCCCE, Local No. 1811A, AFSCME, AFL-CIO. A valid Washington State Driver’s license and acceptable driving record is required for all classification levels. The District offers a very competitive and comprehensive full-family benefits package that includes medical, dental, group term life insurance, long-term and short-term disability coverage, State of Washington PERS retirement plan participation, deferred compensation IRC Section 457 program with a 401(a) District funded match, wellness incentives, as well commute reduction incentives.

Please see the complete job description for further details on the tasks and responsibilities for this position.

The pay range for this position is $37.77 - $50.62 per hour ($78,540 - $105.264 annually), with starting pay of $37.77 - $43.73, dependent upon experience and qualifications.

Application Process
This position will remain open until filled, please submit all application materials including a cover letter and resume by Sunday, July 24, 2022 at 11:59 PM to be considered during the first review of applicants. Please visit for a complete job description and to apply online.

• Interviews are scheduled for the first week of August

For questions or other information please contact HR Analyst Brooklyn Lee at (425) 582-3922. Prior to employment, a criminal history background check and reference checks will be conducted on the top candidates. The District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains policies for a drug-free and smoke-free work environment.

Contact Person: Brooklyn Lee
Phone: 425-582-3922
Location: Lynnwood, WA
Application Method: Email
Base Pay: $37.77-50.62 hourly

Posted on July 07, 2022

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