Senior SCADA and Telemetry Engineer

South Staffs Water
Walsall, West Midlands
Competitive Salary plus Company car
Closing date
31 May 2019
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Hours: 37 Hours (Monday to Friday)
Location: Walsall with some travel to Cambridge

About the job...

Our team design and maintain SCADA, ICA/ICS and telemetry systems that control the abstraction, treatment, distribution and storage of water to our customers in the South Staffordshire and Cambridge regions. Part of the UK’s Critical National Infrastructure, the operability and resilience of systems installed is paramount to ensure the continued supply of water.

The Senior SCADA and Telemetry Engineer will be responsible for the day to day operation, maintenance and governance of the SCADA and Telemetry systems deployed across the organisations widely distributed asset base.

Ideally you will have a degree or equivalent level qualification coupled with several years’ experience of managing SCADA and Telemetry systems and associated applications such as data historians.  A working knowledge of cyber security and best practice ‘secure by design’ principles would be advantages as would experience of TCP/IP, PSTN, PW and GSM based communication platforms.

Applicants with experience of working in the water industry or the utilities sector will be considered favorably although other sector experience is also welcomed. 

You will be required to travel throughout our region, therefore a driving licence is essential. Participation in an out-of-hours standby rota may also be required. Standby is fully supported with health and safety being priority and lone working safety practices in place.

This is an excellent opportunity for a self-motivated individual with excellent organisational and communication skills who can adopt a creative approach to problem solving and be able to work with people at all levels.

About South Staffs Water…

At South Staffs Water we deliver excellent water quality and secure and reliable water supplies supported by a first-rate customer experience to all customers and their communities. we’re committed to providing our customers with high quality water, exceptional levels of service and great value for money.

As an employee of South Staffs Water you will have access to a range of benefits. For further details, please visit the Careers section of our website

To apply please forward your CV to:

Commitment, hard work and pride in the work you do is vital for us to maintain our reputation for providing excellent customer service and high quality drinking water to the 1.2 million people across our supply area. We strive to create a working environment where everyone is able to reach their potential and can contribute to the full in order to maximise our company performance.

We offer a variety of exciting career opportunities, with options including engineering, operations, administration and management. As we're part of South Staffordshire Plc, which employs over 2,000 people, broader prospects exist for career development within the wider group.

Contact Us
  • Green Lane
  • Walsal
  • WS2 7PD
  • GB
  • 01922 638282
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