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, is seeking an individual to   leader the Instrumentation/Controls team within our IT Department.

This position oversees the SCADA/Instrumentation & Controls functions at both the water and wastewater facilities of the District including:


  • Leading Instrumentation & Control Specialists team
  • Coordinating with the IT department
  • Collaborating with water/wastewater department team leaders to ensure end user needs are being met
  • Directing and prioritizing projects and needs
  • Assessing current state of system and developing a plan for improvements
  • Planning, researching, developing and recommending enhancements
  • Managing system integration
  • Troubleshooting complex problems
  • Gathering, interpreting and analyzing data; assist with instrumentation and equipment specification
  • Programming and installation of pertinent hardware/software to ensure continuity of operations
  • Calibrating and testing systems instrumentation


Qualified candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, electronic engineering or related technical field or equivalent combination of education/experience, with a minimum of six years related experience in electronic or technical support of LAN/WAN based SCADA networks, preferably with FactoryTalk. Valid, current Driver’s License necessary for travel throughout the District.  


Proficient computer skills including knowledge of MS Office and MS operating systems.  Demonstrated knowledge of computerized instrumentation systems, transformers, switches, control panels and electronic elements of telemetry systems and components necessary.  Strong leadership, organizational, troubleshooting and programming background essential.


Team player with strong organizational, communication and decision-making skills required.  Independent thinker with strong initiative who is accustomed to working in a changing environment, with the ability to work in a team environment.  Must have demonstrated supervisory, leadership or project management experience.


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


Salary Range: 83,000 – 120,000/annualized

The District offers a comprehensive benefits package including 100% medical/dental premiums paid with meeting wellness goals as well as vision, basic life, short/long term disability, pension plan, 457 savings plan, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, pet insurance, employee assistance plan (EAP) and discount partners..


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