Scada Systems Administrator

Chesterfield County
Full Time $80,815 - $123,244 Per year VA Chesterfield County Utilities Department, 9840 Government Center Pkwy, Chesterfield, VA 23832, United States Apply before 6/9/2024 11:59


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in information systems, computer science, business administration or a related field with five years' experience in the implementation and support of business information systems to include two years of supervisory experience. Three years of experience in Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) controls, PLC/RTU systems administration, application support, operating systems, networks, wireless communications, software, and hardware in a water/wastewater environment or an equivalent combination of training and experience is preferred. Established project management experience involving sizable projects and the ability to identify, research and recommend equipment and/or software improvements and upgrades is required.  Current valid driver’s license and good driving record required. Based on the Virginia DMV point system, record must not reflect a total of six or more demerit points within the twenty-four months preceding the anticipated hire date, or one major violation of six demerit points within the preceding thirty-six months. Out of state driving records must be obtained by applicant and presented at time of interview. Records must reflect at least three years of history and be dated within thirty days of interview date.  Pre-employment drug testing, FBI criminal background check and education/degree verification required.


The SCADA Systems Administrator will:

• Administer and support all Utilities Department wide SCADA Systems in both a water and wastewater environment.

• Manage SCADA system expansions/updates/upgrades and coordinate SCADA network communications.
• Supervises, trains, and evaluates the work of technical, non-technical staff and vendors/contractors.
• Collaborate with engineers and system integrators on existing SCADA systems as well new design requirements.
• Negotiate and coordinate managed care and sole source agreements.
• Collaborate with IST on network and server hardware needs and changes.
• Work with the Procurement Department on purchasing requests.
• Provide troubleshooting and technical support in order to ensure that technology adheres to system development methodology and policies, procedures, laws and regulations.
• Perform emergency response and triage for Plant operations for all SCADA systems.
• Maintain documentation for technical processes, procedures and training materials for applications, databases, and systems.
• Perform other work as required.

PLEASE NOTE: Must maintain personal mobile technology as a condition of employment. Position is open until filled (first review to being April 22, 2024)


Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; after hours as needed

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Chesterfield County is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Workforce Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion