Job Description

South Adams County Water & Sanitation is dedicated to providing reliable, affordable, and sustainable water resources and services in order to protect public health, the environment, and quality of life.  We are looking for an Instrumentation & Controls Specialist to join our IT team.

This position provides technical support of instrumentation and control equipment and systems for various data acquisition, SCADA and radio communication including: 

  • Planning, enhancement, and installation
  • System integration
  • Maintenance and repair
  • Troubleshoot complex problems
  • Programming
  • Gathering, interpreting and analyzing data
  • Installing electrical circuits and associated equipment
  • Calibrating and testing water systems instrumentation
  • Maintaining PLC’s, RTU’s and data acquisition/telemetry systems


Qualified candidates should have an Associate’s degree in computer science, electronics or process control/instrumentation or equivalent combination of education/experience, with a minimum of two years related experience in electronic or technical support of LAN/WAN based SCADA networks. Valid, current Driver’s License necessary for travel throughout the District.  


Proficient computer skills including knowledge of MS Office and MS operating systems.  Rockwell software experience preferred.  Demonstrated knowledge of computerized instrumentation systems, transformers, switches, control panels and electronic elements of telemetry systems and components necessary.  Experience with radio communications a plus.  Strong troubleshooting and programming background essential.


Solid organizational, communication and decision-making skills required.  Independent thinker with strong initiative, working with limited supervision in a changing environment, with the ability to work in a team environment. 


Successful candidates will be required to complete a drug screen and background check prior to employment.


Salary Range $31.00 – 48.00/hr


The District offers a comprehensive benefits package including 100% medical/dental premiums paid with meeting wellness goals as well as vision, basic life, disability, pension plan, 457 savings plan, uniform allowance, PTO, paid holidays, pet insurance, EAP and discount partners.


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