Current Employment Opportunities - The Regional Municipality of Halton

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SCADA Technology Coordinator


Public Works


Water & Wastewater Treatment


SCADA Technology Coordinator



At the Region of Halton, we treat everyone with respect, honesty, fairness and trust. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Halton is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.


            This is a permanent full-time position working 35 hours per week.



This position works as part of a team of SCADA specialists to provide a full range of support services for all aspects of the SCADA systems in the Region’s water and wastewater facilities.


Preferred Background:
The successful candidate will possess a degree in Computer
Science or Software Engineering with five (5) years progressive experience in programming Visual Studio .NET, Microsoft SQL Server in a PLC/ SCADA System environment.
Preference will be given to applicants with Application Development Certification from Wonderware.  Five (5) years progressive experience programming Allen-Bradley PLCs (all versions), programming Wonderware’s System Platform, Historian, Historian Client, SQL Server; experience using PanelBuilder32 and FactoryTalk View Studio Machine Edition (all versions) and Windows 10 and Windows Server operating systems; experience working with Ethernet networks is required. Experience working in a municipal water and wastewater environment is preferred. To be successful in the role, the candidate will have strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities. Strong troubleshooting and critical thinking skills, along with the ability to work alone with minimal supervision is required. The ability to read, interpret and develop process control narratives from process and instrumentation drawings, electrical control schematics and instrumentation loop drawings is also required. Knowledge, understanding and experience with related legislation and acts pertinent to the Water and Wastewater industry such as  Occupational Health and Safety Act, Ontario Water Regulation Act, Safe Drinking Water Act is preferred. Preference will be given to applicants with experience working with Terminal Services, thin clients and ACP’s ThinManager software platform. Preference will be given to applicants with experience working with AutoCAD.


Working Conditions:

The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on the condition that the Regional Municipality of Halton receives a current (obtained within the past six (6) months), original and acceptable Police Security Clearance, by the first day of employment. The incumbent will be required to serve on stand-by on a rotational basis, and respond to after hour callouts. Must possess and maintain a valid Class G Ontario driver's license. Daily travel within Halton Region is required, incumbent must supply their own transportation.



·         Work as part of a team to provide a full range of support services for all aspects of the SCADA systems in the Region’s water and wastewater facilities.

·         Provides primary support role for the Region’s Wonderware Historian’s, Historian Client and related software and hardware including completing data back fills.

·         Work with Operators and Maintenance staff to develop control narratives, write, test and commission PLC programming, HMI programming and configuration including graphics, alarming, trending and reporting systems for significant changes to the existing SCADA systems.

·         Work as part of a project team to provide input and ensures compliance with the Region’s SCADA standards on Capital Projects through reviews of narratives, engineering drawings, contract specifications, PLC and HMI code and attending factory and site acceptance testing and other start-up and commissioning activities.

·         Troubleshoot, diagnose and correct Allen-Bradley PLC hardware and software, SLC 5/05s, CompactLogix and ControlLogix, Wonderware’s InTouch, System Platform,  I/O servers, Historian and Historian Client Software.

·         Troubleshoot and make corrective actions to PanelViews and PanelView Plus terminal hardware.

·         Manage work orders in a SAP Plant Maintenance module environment.

·         Take a lead role in ownership, updating and maintenance of the Region’s SCADA Standards including research and development of new technologies.

·         Document and save any deviations from the current Regional Standards and provide recommendations for changes to Regional Standards.

·          Research and monitor new software, hardware and technologies to ensure optimization of equipment and process controls, and provide input into SCADA standards development to ensure Halton capitalizes on technology advancements.

·          Prepare and maintain network architecture (AutoCAD) drawings for all water, wastewater, waste management and Biosolids facilities with SCADA systems.

·          Perform other duties as assigned.




October 11, 2018

Posting Expires:

October 25, 2018

Posting #:



Halton Region is pleased to accommodate applicants who have a disability.  Please inform Human Resource Services at 905-825-6000 ext. 7700 if you require a disability related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process.


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