Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 
Posted 18 days ago
Job Description

Engineering Technician/SCADA Engineer

Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland

City Light & Power, Inc. (CLP) is seeking an Engineering Technician/SCADA Engineer to join our team at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.

For over 30 years, CLP's operational focus has been to develop, upgrade, construct and maintain overhead and underground high voltage distribution systems, street lighting systems and power generation facilities. We serve customers across the U.S. including the federal government, military installations and municipalities.

The Engineering Technician/SCADA Engineer position supports our client, U.S. Army facility, Aberdeen Proving Ground. If you're looking to grow your engineering career with an innovative and responsive Utility Development Leader, this is the place for you!

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and monitor utility scale SCADA system including master SCADA servers, HMI screens, communication networks, and field devices on a day-to-day basis.
  • Troubleshoot SCADA hardware and software. Assist Engineers with system updates, testing, and documentation.
  • Import updated SCADA programming provided onto the servers and controllers.
  • Troubleshoot distribution automation system mis-operation with System Operators and work with Engineers to identify root cause.
  • Monitor SCADA alarms and provide list of action items to Operators.
  • Assist Operators as needed with switching, status monitoring, and outage troubleshooting.
  • Monitor and control various User access to the SCADA system.
  • Maintain network monitoring systems and data historian information.
  • Download and provide protective relay event reports and SERs to Engineers for fault root cause analysis.
  • Help IT support team during annual server OS updates and patching.
  • Enforce and maintain Company cybersecurity policies and procedures related to SCADA systems.
  • Maintain and update drawings and documentation.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in Engineering Technology, Electronics Engineering, or related field. BSEE is a plus.
  • Two plus (2+) years' experience with electrical utility SCADA and distribution automation.
  • Familiar with medium voltage electrical distribution systems.
  • Familiar with blueprints, schematics, one-lines, communications and other system drawings.
  • Knowledge of SCADA communications network, topology, and protocols.
  • Must have strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Be a team player with excellent communication skills.

Work Authorization and Clearance:

  • You must be a U.S. citizen able to work in the U.S. without sponsorship.
  • Willingness to undergo a background check to obtain military base security clearance.
  • Valid driver's license required and ability to travel as needed.

Benefits and Compensation:

  • Compensation will be based on qualifications.
  • City Light & Power, Inc. offers an excellent benefits package that includes medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, 401k with company contribution, paid time off and paid holidays.

To learn more, visit our website at

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

City Light & Power is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled.

We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here and the supplemental poster can be found here.

CLP ensures nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you need more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact Human Resources at 720-305-0400.

CLP abides by Executive Order 13665. The Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision poster is available here.

To comply with federal law, CLP participates in E-Verify, an electronic program through which employers confirm the employment eligibility of their employees after hire. The E-Verify poster is available here.

CLP is a drug free workplace.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
2 years
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