SCADA Technician

$42,938 - $54,746 yearly
  • City of Pflugerville
  • Pflugerville, TX, USA
  • Mar 27, 2024
Full time Utilities

Job Description

The City of Pflugerville is seeking its next SCADA Technician to join our team! The person we seek will believe in and exhibit the City's P.F.I.R.S.T. core values: Positive, Forward-thinking, Integrity, Resilience, Service, and Teamwork.

City of Pflugerville employees enjoy three (3) weeks of paid vacation along with 14 paid holidays a year and an attractive retirement plan where the City puts in 2 dollars for every 1 dollar you put into retirement!

As a SCADA Technician for the City, you will be performing a variety of technical tasks in support of the SCADA systems. This will include calibrating equipment, performing overall maintenance, and correcting problems with equipment.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Develops, updates, and maintains all aspects of the SCADA system including programming and upgrading of computers and software, testing, programming, troubleshooting and maintenance of the systems.
  • Maintains process and instruments within the SCADA/I&C system used to indicate, measure and control variables.
  • Maintains UPS equipment by diagnosing software to measure uninterruptable power supply capacity; replace batteries if capacity is below acceptable percentage.
  • Performs calibrations and conformance tests within the SCADA/I&C system to measure and control variables associated with the SCADA/I&C systems.
  • Must be able to work in the field around heavy equipment and confined spaces.
  • This position is classified as primary essential personnel. The individual holding this position will be required to work as usual or as needed (1) during emergency operations, (2) in preparation for prolonged emergency operations and/ or (3) during recovery from prolonged emergency operations as directed by his/her direct supervisor or department director.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications and Skill Requirements:

Formal Education: Associate's degree from in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
Relatable Work Experience: One (1) year of experience as a SCADA technician, or a similar position. Ability to acquire ISA Certified Control Systems Technician Level I certification within two (2) years of employment.
Training, Licenses, or Certifications: Valid Class C Texas driver's license.
Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of Allen Bradley PLC components and Inductive Automation's Ignition HMI.

Disclaimer: Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is define as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months. One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.

Benefits Overview:

  • Flexible schedule with the possibility to work from home.
  • 10 hours of vacation leave per month.
  • 8 hours of sick leave per month.
  • Medical insurance and benefits provided at zero premium cost to the employee.
  • 50% employer dependent health benefits premium contribution.
  • Dental benefits are provided at zero premium cost to the employee.
  • 24 hours of paid personal holiday leave each fiscal year.
  • 10 wellness hours each fiscal year.
  • Retirement plan includes a 7% contribution of an employee's gross salary to the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) with a City contribution match of 2 to 1 (14%) at retirement.
  • Military leave.
  • Education reimbursement assistance.

To learn more about the benefits offered by the City of Pflugerville, please visit https://www.pflugervilletx.gov/city-government/people-and-culture/benefits.

If you are interested in making a difference in the community and wish to be a part of the Pflugerville team, go to pflugervilletx.gov under Employment Opportunities and apply today!