Position: Automation & Control Manager
Category: Manager Level
SCADA Automation & Control ManagerDate Posted: December 29, 2015
Gary, IN - MapContact Name: Brandi Matheis-Earnest
Contact Phone: 314-996-2346
Contact Fax: 314-991-2715
Compensation Type: Salary, Compensation Range: DOE
Travel: Some Travel
Eng Automation & Controls-Level I SCADA
Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, N.J., the company employs 6,800 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 47 states and Ontario, Canada. To learn more about American Water and additional career opportunities, visit www.amwater.com.
Responsible for performing and/or assisting in the design, integration,
configuration, maintenance, security, and commissioning of process
control & monitoring equipment & systems related to water treatment and
distribution and wastewater treatment and collection.
Additional responsibilities include, educating company employees on
process control systems, ensuring compliance to Company process control
standards and practices, applying new technologies, and process control
system project management as required.
Perform quality assurance checks of process control systems as required.
Collaborate on the design, review, information gathering, inspection,
and commissioning / start-up of projects that include process control
equipment or systems. Perform the configuration/programming for process
control systems, make changes to existing programs, review and approve
programming by integrators and functional operation of all process
control systems, participate in factory witness testing, and coordinate
process control system issues between project engineering,
instrumentation contractor, and American Water management. (45%)
Review existing control logic and implement programming changes to
control treatment and pumping processes in the most efficient manner.
Perform or coordinate required maintenance on process control equipment
Troubleshoot and resolve control system issues.
Perform software upgrades, adding new facilities, replacement of
hardware and software.
Develop and maintain relationship with Process Control vendors to keep
current with changes in operational control systems.
Assist local operations with the creation and administration of budgets
to install, maintain and replace process control equipment.
Coordinate / provide technical training for company personnel within
service territory to maintain / enhance technical skill sets of local
Provide support for Controls Specialist staff members as required. (45%)
Ensure that strong change management practices are followed regarding
the Process Control systems.
Enforce AW Process Control system life
cycle practices. Make recommendations to change standards and methods
to improve processes and results (10%)
Bachelor's degree in Engineering.
Additional experience and/or certifications may be substituted for
Strong knowledge of P&IDs, control elementary drawings, ISA instrument
specifications, and loop diagrams.
Working knowledge of industrial control system platforms including PLC /
DCS / HMI programming / design / configuration. Alan Bradley
Knowledge of process computers and data collection methods.
Understanding of PC Networking technology, telemetry methods and
historical archiving databases.
Strong knowledge of project management and application development
methodologies and tools.
Knowledge of business applications, Microsoft Office products and
productivity tools (e.g. MS Word, MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Lotus
Minimum four (4) years of experience in the design, configuration,
installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of Process
Control Systems (SCADA and DCS).
Experience in all phases of project implementation: design generation,
system integration, documentation, project start-up and commissioning.
Experience with data communications systems, protocols, wired and
wireless network systems, and radio telemetry.
Join American Water. We care about water. It's what we do.®
American Water is committed to a diverse workforce.
Please feel free to view our positions at www.amwater.com
There are several SCADA positions available with American Water in IN and California.
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