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Junior Application Development SCADA Technician

Westfield Gas + Electric is seeking an energetic, active and self-motivated individual who wants to join a high performing team and enjoys the sense of pride from responding to the needs of a tight-knit community. We are looking for an individual who seeks to make a positive change and improve the overall functions of his/her work area through process efficiencies. If you find a sense of accomplishment from knowing you have helped others and enjoy being part of a larger community, then you may be just what the WG+E is looking for in our next Junior Application Development SCADA Technician.

The candidate would assist in the installation, maintenance and repair of electronic monitoring equipment. They may also work from a blueprint or schematic and test, adjust, modify or repair various electronic components as well as perform other related duties. The Junior Application Development SCADA Technician will participate in a variety of SCADA system activities including the following:

  • Assist in the analysis of companywide electric and gas distribution system monitoring and control requirements
  • SCADA system modification/enhancement design
  • New data collection and control equipment research and integration (PLC’s, sensors, etc.)
  • Equipment programming and configuration (PLC’s and specialty equipment)
  • SCADA graphical user interface development
  • SCADA system network admin
  • Data archiving and maintenance
  • Support equipment assembly, design and construction

This candidate must be willing to expand their knowledge in each of these areas. All work must comply with established department design, development, deployment and support standards.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, provide assistance to:

·PLC program development

· Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system development

· Control panel construction, wiring, testing and deployment

· Control system component integration - probes and sensors, actuators, environmental controls, and a variety of automation and control devices associated with gas and electric distribution systems

· Control system maintenance and troubleshooting

· Computer hardware management and maintenance

The ideal candidate must have rudimentary experience in PLC programming, be familiar with control system components and operating principles, basic understanding of electronic components, and circuit design and analysis. An Associates Degree in Electronic Technology (or related field) is desired. The candidate must have the ability to work concurrently on multiple tasks with aggressive schedules.

Eligible candidates must have a valid driver’s license and pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol test and a Criminal Offender Record Inquiry (CORI) with the State of Massachusetts.

A very generous benefit package accompanies job offer, although relocation services are not provided. Candidates are requested to complete an application found online. Applications will be accepted through October 22, 2021.

Please, no phone calls.