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 Subject : City of Cedar Rapids - Utilities Process Control Specialist.. 10/12/2021 08:35:13 AM 
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Administers and maintains the Utilities department SCADA and Access Control system and coordinates with contractors on projects.

Position Schedule: Monday-Friday 7:00am-3:30pm

Successful completion of a pre-employment background check, physical examination (if applicable) and drug screen are required prior to employment with the City of Cedar Rapids.

Examples of Essential Duties:
  • Plans, designs, and develops new or replacement programmable logic controllers, analog controls, and computer logic
  • Implements control process policies, program changes, and standard operating procedures
  • Coordinates, plans, and schedules shutdown activities
  • Administers operation, maintenance, and future improvements of access control and video monitoring systems
  • Assists with design of automated control systems
  • Maintains access policy for site access to Water Pollution Control Plant
  • Trains operators and supervisors with troubleshooting process control circuits, devices, and Planar Lightwave Circuit application
  • Monitors and troubleshoots plant supervisory control and data acquisition system performance
  • Creates, updates, and maintains graphic libraries for the supervisory control and data acquisition system
  • Performs related work as required
Required Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Industrial or Electrical Engineering and
  • Three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in troubleshooting, maintaining and development of a supervisory control and data acquisition or
  • An equivalent combination of education and/or experience
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse population
  • Required Licenses or Certifications:
  • Valid U.S. Driver’s License

Knowledge of:
  • Process and access control systems
  • Industrial processes and continuous process improvement
  • Electrical power and motor control systems
  • Field equipment
Skills in:
  • Communicating effectively with internal and external stakeholders using both technical and non-technical language
  • Assigning, prioritizing, monitoring, reviewing, and coordinating work assignments
Ability to:
  • Read and interpret computer manuals, engineering specifications, blueprints, and plans
  • Prepare accurate and reliable reports containing findings, recommendations, and conclusions on computer operations and software applications
  • Install and setup customized computer work stations
  • Create and modify human machine Interface graphics for proper operational control
  • Structure departmental automated control computer operations to serve the needs of Water or Waste treatment systems
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Application Deadline: October 25, 2021 at 4:00pm CST
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