Control System Engineer
Chelan County Public Utility District - Wenatchee, WA

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Located at the confluence of the Columbia and Wenatchee rivers in the geographical center of Washington State, Chelan County Public Utility District provides hydro and wind power generation; water and wastewater services; wholesale fiber optic voice, data, and television network capabilities; and an extensive array of parks and recreation facilities.

Rated by National Geographic as one of the top 10 mountain towns in the U.S., Wenatchee is a recreational paradise with an abundance of outdoor adventure. Enjoy water sports on the Wenatchee and Columbia rivers, hiking, biking, rock climbing and unlimited golfing. Downhill and cross-country skiing are just minutes away, and the area is also known for its fruit and developing wine industries.

Chelan County residents have access to excellent schools, affordable housing, theaters and music venues, strong transportation systems, and metropolitan amenities of Seattle and Spokane, about three hours driving time or a half-hour plane ride away.

Competitive compensation and exceptional benefits (which include 11 holidays and 21 initial days of personal leave, Washington State Public Employees Retirement System and company matched deferred compensation), coupled with the advantages of being with one of the nation's most progressive and respected utilities make relocating to Wenatchee a good choice!

This systems engineer position will be filled at a junior or mid-senior level, depending on knowledge, skills and abilities. The incumbent e ngineers and maintains control systems software and hardware for System Operations (SCADA/EMS/Advanced Applications), hydro plant facilities, water system, PI Historian, cyber security, CIP compliance, hatcheries and the control networks. The work includes integration of the systems with other company systems, maintenance of the historian system and communications with external utilities. Engineer, implement, maintain, and monitor the equipment that comprises the company's control systems and networks, and will also troubleshoot and correct problems whenever they occur, including after normal business hours.

An Associate's Degree in EE or Computer Programming for the junior position (Bachelor's Degree for mid-senior level position) or equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires related work experience in manufacturing, utility, engineering or control systems; mid-senior level requires experience performing electrical engineering at a utility, performing computer programming or working in electric utility system operations.

GE iFix, Intellution, ESCA, Monarch, oracle, PI software, OPC, MODBUS/MB+, DNP, Telegyr, TASE2, DH+, ODBC, UDP, TCP, and DECNET. Prograrmming languages are VB, SQL and C. Must be a self-starter and work well independently and part of a team. Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills are required.

Although applicants must apply online with a cover letter and resume to "Careers" on our website at www.chelanpud.org before April 9, 2013 , interested parties are invited to contact Ruth Erwert, Recruiting Manager at joblist@chelanpud.org or (509) 661-4540 to discuss the position. The full job description and company/community information is also available on our website under Careers.

Chelan PUD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce. M/F/V/H

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