City of Medicine Hat
  • 16-Mar-2022 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Medicine Hat, AB, CAN
  • Permanent, Full Time

Now Hiring System Control Operator - Cyber Security

The City of Medicine Hat's Utility Distribution is currently searching for a skilled System Control Operator with a focus on Cyber Security to join their team. This position supports the Operational groups and provides technical coordination and switching, SCADA control, OT security, networking, database, and firewall management. This highly responsible, technical position requires thorough knowledge and experience with the SCADA system, Control Room, OT security and control system networking. They should have the ability to maintain open and effective communication with crewmembers for work procedures and day to day operations and the ability to problem solve under stressful or emergency situations.

We are a municipal government that owns and operates electric, natural gas and water utilities and has all amenities of a big city with a hometown feel. As an organization we are continually looking for ways to ensure decisions are made based on best practices and expert recommendations.

As our ideal candidate, you have demonstrated extensive working knowledge of relevant cybersecurity technologies and best practices, and control system networking environments. You have the ability to liaise with operational crews and exercise considerable initiative and judgement, as well as your ability to operate and troubleshoot specialized computer programs. You have working knowledge of relevant legislation related to the electric utility and have demonstrated your commitment towards safety. If you enjoy supporting others to help them achieve their work goals and are a positive team member who willingly shares tasks and celebrates both individual and team accomplishments, then this may be the job for you.

Required Qualifications:

  • Valid Journeyman Power Line Technician Red Seal Trade Certificate, Valid Journeyman Power System Electrician Certificate, Electrical Engineering Technology diploma, Computer Information Systems, or Information Technology Diploma.
  • Seven (7) years' experience as a Journeyman Power Line Technician or Power System Electrician in construction, operation, and maintenance of an Electric Distribution System.
  • Experience in OT security, utility control system networking, database management, firewall management, communication protocols (TCP.IP, DNP RS485/232, IEC62850).
  • Experience in an Electric Distribution control room, operations, or SCADA would be an asset.
  • Possession of a valid Alberta Class 5 Driver's License with an acceptable driving record, and ability to obtain a City of Medicine Hat Driver's License.
  • An equivalent combination of management approved education and experience may be considered.

This position has been identified as Safety Sensitive and requires the completion of a satisfactory pre-employment drug screen.

We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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