SCADA/Pump/Electrical Supervisor

  • SCADA Specialist
  • Spring Valley, California
  • $104,241.28 - $130,301.26 Annually USD / YEAR
  • Salary: $104,241.28 - $130,301.26 Annually

Website Otay Water District

General Duties 

Ideal Candidate 
Do you have cross functional skills with SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition), installation & repair of electrical apparatus and large pumps and motors? Are you adept in supervising multiple departments? Have you worked with Regulatory Agencies to be in compliance?  If so, consider joining a team of hardworking employees who work to protect and preserve water, one of our most valuable natural resources. The experience you have can continue to positively impact the world with a career at Otay.  If any of the above apply to you, we would like to hear from you.

About the Position and Department
The SCADA Pump Electrical Supervisor is a part of the Water Operations Department and reports directly to the Utility Services Manager. This position is a member of a dedicated, service-oriented team where collaboration and leadership are promoted at all levels.

The Otay Water District offers competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, a balanced work/life environment and is a leader in the industry. 

The Operations Department is responsible for the operations, maintenance and repair of all Otay Water District facilities and equipment. Facilities include pipelines, reservoirs, pump stations, lift stations, and a reclamation plant for potable water and recycled water distribution, wastewater collections, and wastewater reclamation. The Operations Department has a staff of approximately 54 employees.

Applications will be accepted until there are a sufficient number of highly qualified applicants from which to make a selection. However, for the earliest consideration, please submit your application materials by June 3, 2022.  For information on the recruitment process, please go to the Employment section of our website or click here


Examples of Duties 

  • Applies and enforces policies and regulatory requirements set by the District and Regulatory Agencies, which control the work of the Department.
  • Assigns work using automated work order systems (Cityworks/Eden/Nintex).
  • Prepares specifications and cost estimates for effective utilization of maintenance equipment.
  • Develops, implements, and monitors programs of preventive and corrective maintenance.
  • Inspects and diagnoses electrical, SCADA, mechanical, and hydraulic problems with District pumping facilities and SCADA equipment.
  • Manages SCADA program  activities, including software and hardware installation, upgrades, patching, troubleshooting, and programming as needed.
  • Inspects and tests pumps, motors, control valves, electrical, SCADA equipment, and facilities and determines repairs to be made.
  • Performs inventory controls, to include securing materials, documentation, maintaining inventory, and performing physical inventories.
  • Evaluates suppliers’ services, products, and pricing. May negotiate prices and make direct purchases, following the District’s Purchasing Manual.
  • Prepares reports on material utilization and status of projects.
    Implements and maintains software, hardware, licensing, and support for SCADA communications and stays abreast of other technologies, as well as make recommendations.
  • Supervises the design, configuration, and installation of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and Proportional Integral Derivative Controllers (PID).
  • Supervises and evaluates the performance of Pump Mechanics, Electricians, and SCADA Technicians.
  • Exercises principles of supervision, training, and performance management.
  • Exercises principles of personnel administration, including making recommendations for hiring, evaluating, promoting, disciplining, and terminating staff.
  • Recommends new and/or revised processes and procedures to work assignments.
  • Assists with resolution of technical and complex issues involving pumps, electrical, and SCADA equipment.
  • Assists with the development and implementation of the District’s Strategic Plan, Performance Measures, and Asset Management.
  • Assists with input and preparation of the annual department budget and monitors budget expenditures.
  • Initiates and approves purchasing requisitions.
  • Prepares, analyzes, and maintains a variety of computerized reports and records.
  • Develops, trains, and enforces safe work procedures and practices for the section.
  • Ensures the District’s safety program is followed by assigned staff, and required training and certifications are completed and filed on time.

For the complete job description go to the Employment section of our website or click here

Required Licenses and/or Certifications 

  • A valid California Class “C” Driver’s License.
  • CWEA certification in Plant Maintenance, Electrical Instrumentation, and Mechanical Technologist Grade II is desirable.
  • CCST (Certified Control Systems Technician) certification desired from the International Society of Automation.

Minimum Experience, Education, and Training Requirements 


Six (6) years of experience with SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition), and the mechanical and electrical maintenance and repair of large industrial pumps, motors, valves, and equipment, preferably in the water or wastewater industry; including four (4) years of experience equivalent to performing at the level of Pump Mechanic II, Electrician II, or Sr. SCADA Technician.  Supervisory experience desirable.


High school diploma or G.E.D.

Successful completion of an accredited electrical/electronic technician apprenticeship program or an Associate’s degree in electronics technology, mechanical engineering, or related field desired.

This position will be subject to random drug testing during employment.  
This position is exempt from overtime. 
Otay Water District is a Smoking, Tobacco and Nicotine Free Campus. 
All Otay Water District employees are at-will pursuant to California Water Code, Section 71362. 

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