Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Do you want to do meaningful work that improves quality of life? At Tetra Tech, you will work with high-performing teams who are passionate about using their expertise to find solutions to complex problems in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.
The successful candidate for this position will be responsible for providing Controls System/SCADA engineering design and programming support for the Southwest Electrical and Controls group. Typical projects involve design activities, cost estimating, evaluations and report generation, and other engineering professional services. Responsibilities also include field verification of wiring, programming of process controllers / PLCs, design and implementation of SCADA HMI systems, set-up and configuration of field telemetry systems; as well as on-site start-up, commissioning and on-going support of SCADA and control systems. Experience with Municipal projects and related facilities is desirable.
Work in a team setting to develop control system and SCADA designs; including plans, specifications and cost estimates
Select appropriate instrumentation and operator interfaces based on project requirements and process environment
Develop Process and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID), block diagrams, control system network and communications systems, schematics, panel layouts and I&C plan drawings
Program a broad range of process controllers / PLCs / PAC’s including Allen-Bradley, Siemens, Modicon
Plan and develop SCADA HMI applications in various platforms such as Wonderware (InTouch / System Platform), Allen Bradley (View32/FTView SE/ME), and GE/Intellution for stationary and mobile platforms
Write structured, well-documented, bug-free PLC ladder logic or code
Set up and configure telemetry and network equipment including managed network switches/routers, firewall hardware devices, network radio telemetry equipment, PLC Ethernet and proprietary protocol communications cards
Install, set up and configure alarm software such as WIN911
Review Contractor-prepared submittals and shop drawing documents
Provide on-site start-up and commissioning support as well as on-going support of existing control and SCADA systems
Write Operations and Maintenance manuals based on developed PLC/HMI code
Plan and administer Owner training sessions for proper operations and maintenance
Strong focus on client satisfaction and repeat business, the ability to interface directly with client
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering desired
5- 10 years of experience in engineering consulting, with the focus on Control Systems/SCADA integration projects
Professional Engineering (PE) certification in California a plus
Wonderware System Platform certification a plus - or willing to obtain certification within the first year
Ability to write in advanced control system programming code / scripting such as VBA, C#, SQL, etc.
Demonstrated experience working with municipal and industrial clients within the Southwestern United States
Willingness to work outside of normal working hours for SCADA start-up and support activities
Excellent reading and writing skills
Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets and scheduling programs
About Tetra Tech:
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. We combine the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. We are Leading with Science® to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients.