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SCADA & Automation Technologist

Engineering & Regional Utilities
CUPE Full Time
Posting #19-144


At the City of Abbotsford our people are our greatest asset. We offer a wide range of diverse, stimulating and rewarding career opportunities that support and recognize high levels of performance. In Abbotsford, we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We invite you to become part of a place that has strong corporate and organizational values, rewarding career paths, challenging opportunities, and an engaging and dynamic team to work with.

Be part of the story. Join our team today.


The City of Abbotsford currently has an exciting full-time opportunity for a SCADA & Automation Technologist in the Engineering and Regional Utilities Department.

This position involves complex technical and administrative work related to operation of the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System (SCADA) for municipal sewer, water, roads, dyking, irrigation and drainage systems. You will work closely with the Operations staff. Responsibilities will include programming, calibrating process instruments, troubleshooting, design, coordinating systems changes and upgrades, training and monitoring staff assigned and producing alarm and data reports along with project coordination and supervision of contractors and staff from other divisions on a per project basis.

If you are a self-starter and team-oriented individual that thrives in a fast-paced environment, we want to hear from you!

To be considered for this position, you must have:
  • Diploma in Telecommunications and Electronics or related discipline;
  • Three (3) years’ experience in programming and operating SCADA systems including experience in project coordination and supervision;
  • Membership or eligible for membership with the Association of Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of B.C (ASTTBC);
  • Valid B.C. Class 5 Drivers licence.

Holder of B.C. Certificate of Electrical Qualification with Interprovincial Red Seal is an asset

This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $37.03 to $43.54 per hour.

At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging and rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.

To apply, please visit us online at www.abbotsford.ca/careers

The closing date for this posting is August 29, 2019

Location: Abbotsford, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Electrical/Electronic Services,Instrumentation
Posted: August 15, 2019, 1:45 pm
Expires: August 29, 2019, 4:30 pm