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Colorado Springs Utilities Water Treatment Plant Control Systems Lead in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Water Treatment Plant Control Systems Lead

Job Type: Information Technology

Pay Range $105,810 to $132,267

Location Colorado Springs, CO

Posting Close Date 4/6/20

Water Treatment Plant Control Systems Lead

Are you a highly motivated self-starter with the ability to work with minimum supervision on medium to large instrumentation and control systems for water and wastewater treatment facilities?

Are you someone who enjoys the technical component of a job, but also enjoys supervising, developing, and mentoring staff? If this is you, Colorado Springs Utilities is looking to hire a Water Treatment Plant Control Systems Lead and we would love for you to join our Water System Operations team!

In this job, in addition to supervising and training your team, your focus will be the ongoing evaluation of control system integrity along with forecasting preventative/corrective maintenance, coordination of water treatment plant (WTP) outages to upgrade software/ hardware, developing and implementing control system/SCADA architecture upgrades and programming initiatives, and evaluation of industry technology to provide recommendations and upgrades, to include cyber security resiliency, and to provide long term vision on lifecycle sustainability.

The successful candidate, in addition to the experience noted above, will have the following core experience:

  • Rockwell automation control systems

  • Solid understanding of SCADA/network architecture and programming for control systems

  • Good understanding of PLC’s, Servers, Ethernet switches and Ethernet IP protocols

  • Planning and budgeting for future control system upgrades

  • Skilled at developing and maintaining a software library

  • Familiar with designing, validating and implementing programming standards.

Additional Experience With:

  • Structured PAC coding (Studio 5000 Development Environment), HMI development (Factory Talk View SE/ME), Batch Control (FT Batch), Historian (FT Historian), and other control system technologies

  • Computer virtualization preferably utilizing VMWare

  • Factory talk Network Distributed applications and Computer virtualization preferably utilizing VMWare

  • Ladder logic, Function Block and structured text PAC programming

  • MS SQL Server or Oracle database systems

  • Design and development of industrial communication control networks to include Device Net, ControlNet, Profibus DP, Profibus PA, Ethernet I/P, Modbus TCP, Modbus RTU, HART, Foundation Field Bus

  • Design and development of redundant PAC and HMI system architectures

What a career at Colorado Springs Utilities can offer you…

  • The opportunity to thrive and perform daily continuous process improvements resulting in transformational change.

  • We are a diverse team of professionals who take pride in delivering exceptional service to our community through new and innovative technologies.

  • We understand employees have competing priorities. That is why we have created an environment which embraces teamwork and flexibility.

Join a diverse team of high performers who take pride in delivering exceptional service to our community and tap into the power of your potential!

ATTENTION: During the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Colorado Springs Utilities will continue advertising open positions. However, in-person interviews will discontinue for most positions until further notice. Instead, our hiring process will leverage remote technology solutions, to include the enhanced use of email, telephone and video solutions where possible. Additionally, we anticipate delays confirming start dates for successful candidates until we are able to resume more normal business operations. We appreciate your patience and understanding during this time.

All postings will close at 11:59pm on the Posting Close Date. Candidates must apply for the position prior to this date and time. If the Posting Close Date is blank, the position will remain open until filled .

Actual starting pay will be determined at the time of offer based on the experience, education, and training of the successful candidate.

Colorado Springs Utilities is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Our differences make us richer. Learning and growing from one another makes us more than what we were. We want our workforce to be as diverse as our business and recognize the limitless benefits of this commitment. Our desire is to have the organization reflect the diversity of the Pikes Peak Region. As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, it is our commitment that no person shall be unlawfully discriminated against because of race, color, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, religious convictions, veteran status, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation or gender identity. Affirmative Action is Colorado Springs Utilities’ effort to ensure positive steps are taken to have a representative workforce reflective of the relevant available labor force.

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Colorado Springs Utilities does not participate in work visa programs or sponsorship of work visas of any kind (including but not limited to F-1, H-1B or TN visas)

Eligible applicants must be authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis

Job Type: Information Technology