SCADA Technician

Alderwood Water & Wastewater District | Lynnwood, WA

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Posted Date 4/01/2020

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 Technician

The Alderwood Water & Wastewater District (AWWD) is looking for a SCADA professional with strong technical skills to fill a SCADA Technician opening in the Maintenance & Operations Department. The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting preventative and corrective maintenance on SCADA and telemetry systems, applicable instrumentation, controls, and power distribution 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, instrumentation and electronics, and two years of higher education in Instrumentation and Industrial Automation or a related 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.

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

The pay range for this position is $33.31 - $44.63 per hour ($69,276 - $92,832 annually), with starting pay of $33.31 - $38.56, 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.

Application Process

This position will remain open until filled, please submit all application materials including a cover letter and resume by Sunday, April 19, 2020 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 May

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.

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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