|Date Opened||1/13/2022 2:15:00 PM|
|Close Date||1/26/2022 11:59:00 PM|
|HR Analyst||Ashley Tellez|
|Salary||$53,206.40 - $94,681.60/year. **Salary is in accordance with Administrative Directives.**|
|Job Type||Open to All Applicants (External, Internal)|
|HR Tech||Valerie Bencomo|
The City of Tucson is seeking an energetic, skilled, and passionate individual to join the Water Control System Engineering team. Tucson Water is recognized internationally as a leader in water conservation, sustainability, and service. Our employees are proud stewards of our community's most precious natural resource, working to embody the utility's motto of "Pride in Service."
Water Control System Engineers manage projects, oversee the Process Control Systems and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems (SCADA) to insure uninterrupted delivery of potable and reclaimed water to customers throughout the City of Tucson and in Pima County. Job duties will provide the opportunity to work with a wide range of technologies such as network and server infrastructure, Human Machine Interface (HMI) software, Programmable Logic Controllers, and other SCADA system equipment.
Tucson Water pushes the bleeding edge of technology and data analytics. Engineers will be challenged to develop data archiving techniques, design databases, generate reports, create user-friendly interfaces for data extraction, and incorporate real-time data from multiple sections to be visually displayed on the City of Tucson website.
Water Control System Engineers require independent judgment in managing multiple projects, problem resolution, and personnel. Work in this position includes close coordination with all sections of the water department. Our employees are appreciated individually for their contributions and embrace safety as a core value. We embrace diversity and a collaborative approach with each other and the public. Our work is efficient, innovative, and adaptive.
Tucson Water is the second-largest water utility in Arizona, serving over 730,000 customers over a 390 square mile service area. With 350 days of sunshine a year, Tucson offers an array of activities, including parks, hiking trails, entertainment, recreation, local breweries, resorts, golf courses, restaurants, and ample shopping opportunities make Tucson one of Arizona's great places to live.
CITY WIDE BENEFITS
The City of Tucson offers a wide range of generous benefits for eligible employees. Some of those benefits include:
Your Security and Future
Your Peace of Mind
For a full description of benefits offered to eligible employees, or to inquire further about the City of Tucson's benefits options, please visit: https://www.tucsonaz.gov/hr/employee-benefit-snapshot
This is a lead position affording guidance to other positions performing the same tasks.
This lead position also reviews workloads, assigns work and coaches employees with specialized instructions and practices for job accomplishments.
Lead personnel may contribute to other employees' performance evaluations, assist with the hiring process by interviewing and making recommendations and providing input to supervisory staff.
Manages projects and oversees the Process Control System and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition system to insure uninterrupted delivery of potable and reclaimed water to customers throughout the City of Tucson and in Pima County.
Identifies, evaluates, and troubleshoots system performance issues through reports or customer feedback, develops and implements system policy, directs vendors to resolve issues, designs and updates database information, reviews operations and implements changes during site visits.
Uses computer operating systems, multiple hardware platforms, various programming language servers, programmable logic controllers, network equipment, communication protocols, graphical formatting and display software.
Designs, manages, administers and implements projects for new process control systems, additions to existing systems and capital improvements by defining requirements, preparing specifications, developing scopes of work, creating and maintaining project schedules, managing contract budget issues, scheduling and leading project team meetings and projects, evaluating and making judgments on deliverables, implementing complex software and approving plan deviations.
Develops data archiving techniques, designs databases, generates reports and provides data reporting tools used by the department by creating user-friendly interface tools to retrieve data, training and assisting internal customers to use on-line information sharing, preparing data extraction queries, providing daily reports of real-time data used in policy decisions, incorporating real-time data with data collected by other sections to produce reports, and providing graphs to be published on the City's website.
Optimizes control system strategies to implement cost savings by evaluating system performance to identify potential improvements, developing and optimizing control system strategies, implementing or recommending procedural or policy changes to reduce energy usage and maintenance costs.
Prepares, manages and oversees project budgets by forecasting and monitoring expenditures, approving and overseeing budget changes and payments.
Minimum Education Level & Type: Bachelor's Degree
Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 5 years in designing and managing process control systems using UNIX, SQL servers, logic controllers, network equipment, communication protocols, graphical formatting and display software
A Bachelor's Degree or higher in an Engineering or Technology related field.
Coursework in Computer Control Systems Design or a related field.
Demonstrated experience working with various control systems.
Experience in a Public Water Utility setting.
At least two years of experience preparing technical information.
**You are encouraged to print this bulletin because it contains important dates and information that will not be available online once this position closes.**
Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated on the education and work experience in their employment profile and the responses to their supplemental questions. The highest scoring applicants will then be invited to participate in an oral board.
Upon completion of all examination processes, the highest scoring applicants will be placed on the Civil Service Employment List. An applicant's ranking on the Civil Service list will be based on their final score which will be calculated as:
This recruitment will establish a civil service list that may be utilized to fill vacancies occurring at Tucson Water within the next 6 months. Virtual Teams hiring interviews may be conducted post-list.
If you are in need of an Americans with Disabilities Act-related accommodation during the testing process, please contact Ashley Tellez at Ashley.Tellez@tucsonaz.gov at least 48 hours prior to the evaluation.
Veterans, Native American, or Disability preference points will be added to the final score for those that are placed on the Civil Service Employment List. If you qualify for preference points as outlined in the Employment Profile, you must upload your documentation as part of the application process or email it to Ashley.Tellez@tucsonaz.gov. The DD 214 must be a copy that indicates characterization of service.
**The City of Tucson values the safety of our employees, our residents, our community, and our visitors. In support of these values, if you are selected for this job, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, except when vaccination is not medically advised or violates your sincerely held religious beliefs. If you are invited to join our team, you must submit proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to your initial HR representative, or you must request an exemption from your representative. New employees must either provide proof of vaccination or be granted a medical or religious exemption before working with the City of Tucson.**
To ensure accurate payroll information for tax purposes, the successful candidate will need to provide their original Social Security Card or original letter from the Social Security Administration with their social security number prior to beginning work with the City of Tucson.
The City of Tucson hires lawful workers only - US citizens or nationals and non-citizens with valid work authorization - without discrimination. Federal immigration laws require all employers to verify both the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. In its efforts to meet the law's requirements, the City of Tucson participates in the E-Verify program established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to aid employers in verifying the eligibility of workers.
Retired City of Tucson employees receiving benefits from the Tucson Supplemental Retirement System who are considering reemployment with the City should be aware that pursuant to Section 22-37(g) of the Tucson City Code, retirement benefits shall be suspended during the period of reemployment with the City of Tucson unless you have been separated at least twelve consecutive months before returning to work AND you return to a non-permanent employment classification. Creditable service does not accrue during any reemployment period.