SCADA System Specialist, SCADA Technician - Lynnwood, WA

Employer: Alderwood Water & Wastewater District

Job Description:
JOB OPPORTUNITY – SCADA System Specialist, SCADA Technician

The Alderwood Water & Wastewater District (AWWD) is looking for a (2) two SCADA professional to fill our SCADA System Specialist opening in the Maintenance & Operations Department.

SCADA System Specialist:
The successful candidate will be responsible for 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.

SCADA Technician:
The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting preventative and corrective maintenance on the District SCADA system, telemetry & communication equipment, instrumentation, programmable logic controller (PLC), and our process control systems.

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 SCADA system maintenance, PLC’s, instrumentation, and or two years of higher education in instrumentation, industrial automation and controls, engineering, or relatable field. 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.

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.

AWWD’s 45-square mile service area covers portions of multiple jurisdictions and is a critical link between the county’s major water source (City of Everett), direct customers, and a group of retail water providers. The District also routes sewage from multiple jurisdictions to King County’s Brightwater sewage treatment plant. A desire to participate and contribute in the development and renewal of this critical public service is foundational to a career at AWWD.
The Maintenance & Operations Department is hiring (2) new full-time team members to work on projects that include: (1) SCADA System Specialist and (1) SCADA Technician.

Annual Salary:
SCADA System Specialist - The pay range for this position is $39.70 - $53.22 per hour (with starting pay of $39.70 - $45.98), dependent upon experience and qualifications.

SCDA Technician - The pay range for this position is Pay Grade 15: $37.10 - $49.74 per hour (with starting pay of $37.10 - $42.97), dependent upon experience and qualifications. After successful completion of probation, the selected candidate has the ability to work toward an internal promotion to Senior SCADA Technician which is a Pay Grade 16.

Benefits:
· Medical, Dental and Vision (with coverage for family)
· Vacation and Sick Leave
· Public Employee Retirement System (PERS)
· Deferred Compensation (457) with Employer Match
· Training and Educational Assistance
· Wellness Incentive
· Commute Trip Reduction Incentive
· Flexible Spending Accounts
· Life/Disability Insurance
· Training / Development

To understand the full requirements and the knowledge, skills and abilities needed for these positions, please see the complete job descriptions at awwd.com/careers.

Applicants should apply for the classification they feel is most relevant to their skills and experience. Candidates should indicate which position they wish to be considered for in their cover letter.

To apply online go to www.awwd.com/careers. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Candidates chosen to move forward in the process will be contacted via phone or email.

Contact Brooklyn Lee, HR Analyst, with questions at 425.582.3922 or by email at blee@awwd.com.
Prior to employment, a criminal history background check, driving record 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 environment.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States and 18 years of age or older.
Why Alderwood Water & Wastewater District?
WATER FOR LIFE, FOREVER
The Alderwood Water & Wastewater District’s (AWWD) mission is to provide clean, reliable water and wastewater services for a healthy community. AWWD provides one of the most crucial public health and economic support roles in our community: ensuring that customers have access to safe, high-quality drinking water in their homes and businesses, and reliable wastewater collection and treatment services.

Contact Person: Sheileen Lopez
Phone: 425-741-7931
Email: slopez@awwd.com
Location: Lynnwood, WA
Application Method: Application Online https://awwd.com/careers
Base Pay: $37.10 - $53.22

Posted on December 01, 2022

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