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SCADA Programmer / Engineer

SCADA Programmer / Engineer

SCADA Programmer / Engineer

Tetra Tech
Atlanta, GA

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Discover your full potential. At Tetra Tech, we are collaborating with industry-leading experts for a sustainable future for our world. We combine consulting and engineering with advanced analytics and technology to solve the world’s most complex challenges. Our innovation hubs across the globe will enable you to share ideas and best practices while growing your professional network. Wherever you are in your career journey, you will benefit from working with world-class engineers, scientists, and technical specialists.

Apply today and join the company that is Leading with Science®.

Tetra Tech is looking for highly motivated, digitally agile engineers (mechanical, electrical, I&C, and/or chemical) that are interested in strategically growing with our digital transformation business. Tetra Tech’s global practice supports water and wastewater agencies across the globe with master planning, design, programming, secure remote operations and digital twin modeling. The successful candidate for this position has experience with Control System/SCADA engineering planning, design, and programming support. Typical projects involve assisting with design activities, cost estimating, evaluations and report generation, and other engineering professional services.

The location of this position is flexible for the right candidate.

Your Role:

  • Planning, design, and delivery of instrumentation and control systems for the water and wastewater industry
  • Lead control system designs; including plans, specifications, and cost estimates
  • Select appropriate instrumentation and operator interfaces based on project requirements and process environment
  • Develop Process and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID), block diagrams, control system network and communications systems, schematics, panel layouts and I&C plan drawings
  • Manage the programming of a broad range of process controllers / PLCs / PAC’s including Allen-Bradley, Siemens, Modicon
  • Plan and lead the development of SCADA HMI or DCS applications in various platforms such as Wonderware (InTouch / System Platform), Allen Bradley (View32/FTView SE/ME), and GE/iFIX for stationary and mobile platforms
  • Manage the telemetry and network equipment set up and configuration including managed network switches/routers, firewall hardware devices, network radio telemetry equipment, PLC Ethernet and proprietary protocol communications cards, if required
  • Review Contractor-prepared submittals and shop drawing documents
  • Manage on-site start-up and commissioning support as well as on-going support of existing control and SCADA systems
  • Write Operations and Maintenance manuals based on developed PLC/HMI code
  • Plan and administer Owner training sessions for proper operations and maintenance
  • Strong focus on client satisfaction and repeat business, the ability to interface directly with client
  • Support the Automation Practice Lead in technology development and strategic planning for growth


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical or Computer Science Engineering
  • 5-15 years of experience in engineering consulting, with the focus on Water and Wastewater Control Systems/SCADA integration projects
  • Professional Engineering (PE) certification, a plus
  • Wonderware System Platform certification, a plus
  • Demonstrated experience working with municipal clients
  • Willingness to work outside of normal working hours for control system start-up and support activities
  • Excellent reading and writing skills
  • Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets, and scheduling programs

At Tetra Tech, health and safety play a vital role in our success. Tetra Tech’s employees work together to comply with all applicable health & safety practices and protocols, including health orders and regulations related to COVID-19 that are mandated by the current OSHA ETS, local, state and federal authorities.

About Tetra Tech:

Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—21,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.

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Tetra Tech is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, inclusion, and equity are among Tetra Tech’s core values. Throughout our history, the company has prioritized equitable inclusion of all people. All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, military or veteran status, gender, age, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information and any other characteristics protected by the law. We invite resumes from all interested parties. Please visit our website at to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Please no phone calls or agencies.

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