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Jacobs SCADA Control System Programmer in Austin, Texas

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

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Your Impact:

This SCADA Control System Programmer opportunity is for the Austin, Texas office and will provide you the chance to work on exciting municipal and industrial projects. Our SCADA services group offers a comprehensive suite of products and services. We are a full-service provider of systems automation services that span the full life cycle of SCADA implementation, from conceptual planning, design, configuration, installation, testing, startup, and post commissioning services.

Each day you will be an important part of the team as you complete a variety of technical tasks in the design and operation of SCADA systems for water / wastewater treatment facilities. You should be able to think on your feet, work well independently and in a team environment, and multi-task effectively. Our work frequently requires strong technical skills as well as excellent communication skills. You should be a self-motivated professional with exposure to PLC and HMI programming and have a desire to grow personally as well as professionally with each new SCADA project.

Job Requirements:

  • Effectively communicate with clients

  • Provide PLC and HMI programming support for water and wastewater clients, primarily supporting the Central Texas municipal market. Work will be conducted in Jacobs offices and at client sites.

  • Utilize and develop HMI and PLC databases; develop HMI graphics and PLC code.

  • Work as part of a team to evaluate, select and apply standard engineering techniques and procedures.

  • Conduct site testing.

  • Display strong communication and interpersonal skills and be able to work in a fast-paced team environment.

  • Travel as needed to support projects through Texas and surrounding areas.

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Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • A two-year Associates degree in Instrumentation & Controls or Programming or equivalent is required.

  • Experience with water/ wastewater treatment (distribution & collection)

  • A minimum of two years’ experience with development, programming and design of PLC’s and SCADA systems

Ideally, you'll also have:

  • An Engineering Degree

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

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At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.