Posted on Aug 19, 2023
This position involves performing advanced, skilled tasks including installation, repairs, troubleshooting, planning, programming, modification, design, installation, and calibration of instrumentation and SCADA control systems for the operation of the Town’s Water Filtration Facility, Water Pollution Control Facility, and all associated facilities within the Department of Utilities.  Employee is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, extreme cold and heat, noise, vibration and working in hazardous conditions, such as confined space and high voltage environments, and working in all types of weather conditions.
Salary: $63,248.00 - $119,223.00 Annually
Location: Leesburg, VA
Job Type: RFT
Job Number:  01012
Department: Utilities Department
Division: Utility Maintenance
Opening Date: 08/16/2023
Required Qualifications
  • HS/GED
  • Minimum of four (4) years of experience working as an instrumentation technician in an industrial environment (i.e., paper, refining, chemical, or power industries); or equivalent combination of accepted education, training and experience.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record.
  • Experience with SCADA and PLC systems, including programming experience. 
  • Knowledge in MS Suite applications and computer program applications appropriate to the position. 
  • Knowledge of OSHA and other workplace safety programs.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Degree/certificate from an instrumentation training program/technical school.
  • Completion of study in electrical, mechanical, SCADA control systems, or other associated trade.
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of experience operating and programming SCADA equipment at a water treatment and/or wastewater treatment plant.
  • Supervisory experience in a similar environment.
  • Knowledge of equipment maintenance procedures and tracking.
  • Process control knowledge of water/sewer pumping operations.
  • Possession of a valid Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with appropriate endorsements and safe driving record.  
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish.

Compensation and Benefits
The Town of Leesburg is committed to providing competitive compensation and benefits, and opportunities to grow one's career, all while making a significant impact on the operations and quality of life in a thriving community.
The Town offers competitive compensation, affordable health insurance coverage, participation in the Virginia Retirement System, an optional 457(b) retirement plan with a Town matching contribution, flexible spending accounts, voluntary benefits, employee assistance program (EAP), membership to the Town's full-service recreation center, an optional payroll Roth IRA, and generous paid time off. For more information on the Town's robust benefits package, please visit the Town's Employee Benefits page.