Systems Control Engineer I/II/III

Herndon, Virginia
$67,213.95 - $153,220.70 + great benefits
Aug 25, 2023
Sep 29, 2023
Career Level
Entry Level
Full Time

Performs engineering work associated with the maintenance of computerized process control, data acquisition and/or data transmission of water plant production and distribution systems by:

Typical Responsibilities Include: 

  • Learning various plant processes and operations for troubleshooting process control.
  • Maintaining existing control strategies
  • Maintaining the control and historical databases.
  • Maintaining system hardware, including both preventive maintenance and repair.
  • Maintaining network infrastructures as directed
  • Maintaining accurate system documentation.
  • Learning PLC and SCADA programs.
  • Performing periodic system backups.
  • Conducting essential data archive functions.
  • Maintaining and repairing associated process control equipment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.
  • Assists Instrumentation Technicians or Electricians with troubleshooting, (i.e. process control, field wirings.

Typical Qualifications:

  • Graduation from a four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in Engineering or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.  Some experience in process instrumentation is preferred.
  • Good knowledge of communication systems, using radio, phone and fiber optics, and distributed control systems.
  • Knowledge of the theory and practice of the design, processes and operation of public water supply facilities.
  • Good knowledge of process instrumentation, process control techniques, field sensors and controllers, digital control hardware including Programmable Logic Controllers, Relay Ladder Logic and control software and/or networking hardware/software.
  • Experience with computer hardware and software
  • Ability to assist in the work of other technicians and engineers.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

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