Public Utility District No. 1 of Pend Oreille County is currently seeking an IT SCADA Technician. The IT SCADA Technician will configure, maintain and support the SCADA application and server infrastructure to ensure its reliable, safe and secure operation. This position will operate the SCADA application and server systems in a compliant manner and will demonstrate compliance with applicable regulatory standards.
The IT SCADA Technician provides delivery and supports the essential IT networking infrastructure platforms necessary for reliable and efficient SCADA operations. Responsibilities involve the daily troubleshooting and resolution of incidents, operational maintenance and support, application and environment change control, and proactive/preventative analysis of system health and performance. The position will work collaboratively with other staff on recommendations for District’s Technology strategic planning.
Bachelor's Degree, or higher in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field or equivalent work experience/education. A demonstrable 3 – 5 years of experience supporting SCADA application platforms, IT environment, professional IT certifications such as a Cisco CCNA.
Basic knowledge of local and wide area network environments; network routing and switching understanding; all layers of the OSI reference model and the protocols therein (e.g., LLDP, 802.*, CDP, Ethernet, MPLS, OSPF, etc.)
Strong working knowledge of the SCADA application platform including maintenance, configuration, and troubleshooting. Experience with Survalent SCADA One application platform is preferred.
Strong working knowledge in the creation and maintenance of HMI displays in collaboration with customers.
Experience with communication protocols, such as DNP, and network systems associated with a SCADA infrastructure.
Working knowledge of database architectures, queries, and maintenance with such database technologies as MS-SQL.
Basic knowledge of Windows Server administration and virtualization platforms/technologies/tools (VMWare, Hyper-V).
Additional Salary Information: DOE
Internal Number: Bachelor's Degree, or hig
About Pend Oreille P.U.D.
Pend Oreille PUD recognizes the dedicated people who work for us as one of our greatest assets, and we’re proud of the fact that the PUD is one of the best places to work in the area.
We employ a broad range of talented people – line workers, administrative support, information technology specialists, mechanics, substation electricians, customer service representatives, accountants, and engineers, to name a few.
Pend Oreille PUD employees perform challenging and rewarding work, for which they are compensated with competitive pay and excellent benefits.
Pend Oreille PUD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We promote a drug-free and alcohol-free workplace and integrate safety into all aspects of our daily operations.
Pend Oreille PUD provides a comprehensive package that includes compensation, benefits, retirement plans, and employee development. We have a variety of programs and options to fit your needs.