Irrigation Leader

Aberdeen-Springfield Canal Company

Automation and Information Technology Technician

Aberdeen-Springfield Canal Company is seeking applicants for an Automation and Information Technology Technician. We are a 109-year old canal company that seeks long-term employees to join our dedicated team who are responsible for delivering irrigation water to 62,000 acres in Bingham and Power Counties.

Salary: $15.00/hour

Deadline: Until filled

Duties/ Responsibilities 

  • SCADA: Participate in the design, installation, and maintenance of remote monitoring and gate control systems.
  • Utilize Campbell Scientific data loggers and CRBasic programming language.  Training available as needed.
  • Maintain Control and storage servers.
  • Create and modify operator control screens.
  • Maintain wireless communication system.  This includes wired and wireless routers, Antennas, and power systems.
  • Understanding of internet routing and wireless communications a plus.
  • Knowledge of Mikrotik hardware and RouterOS a plus.  Training available as needed.

Expectations/ Requirements  

  • Two-year degree in an electronics-based discipline such as Electronics Engineering, instrumentation, automation or comparable and demonstratable work experience.
  • Valid Idaho Driver’s License with no restrictions.
  • Ability to lift 70 lbs, ability to climb to and work at heights up to 120 feet, frequent night and weekend work may be required.
  • Additional duties as assigned by the General Manager or Foreman.
  • Able to work independently and as part of the team.
  • This position is on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week during the irrigation season (March-November).
  • Applicant must live within 30 minutes of the ASCC System (Aberdeen, American Falls, Blackfoot, Pocatello) or be willing to relocate.
  • Veterans are encouraged to apply and will be given preference over equally qualified non-veterans.

For more information:

Send complete resume and list of references to:

Idaho Department of Labor 450 N. 5th Pocatello, ID 83205

Or by email to:

pocatellomail@labor.idaho.gov

Or by fax to:

(208)232-0865