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Veolia North America Control Systems Engineer in Toms River, New Jersey

Control Systems Engineer

Veolia North AmericaToms River, NJ (Onsite)Full-Time

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About Veolia North America

A subsidiary of Veolia Group, Veolia North America (VNA) offers a full spectrum of water, waste and energy management services, including water and wastewater treatment, commercial and hazardous waste collection and disposal, energy consulting and resource recovery. VNA helps commercial, industrial, healthcare, higher education and municipality customers throughout North America. Headquartered in Boston, Mass., Veolia North America has approximately 10,000 employees working at more than 350 locations across the continent. Please visit our website www.veolianorthamerica.com.

Job Description


Veolia's comprehensive benefits package includes paid time off policies, as well as health, dental and vision insurance. In addition, employees are also entitled to participate in an employer sponsored 401(k) plan, to save for retirement. Pay and benefits for employees represented by a union are outlined in their collective bargaining agreement.

Position Purpose:

This position will function as the subject matter expert for the Utility operational control systems required for the operation of water/waste water treatment plants and remote facilities. Responsible for ensuring the Utility SCADA standards are implemented and maintained. Supports the business with the design, planning, and project management of the operational control systems. The operational controls system engineer will assist with ensuring SUEZ’s control systems are in compliance with SUEZ, Industry, Federal, and State cyber security rules, guidelines, polices, and best practices.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Define control system requirements that align with the SUEZ Utility National Standards and Guidelines Control System project management, including development of control system specification, project procurement, and project execution.

  • Interface with operations, engineering, IT, and other groups to ensure control system cyber security policies, procedures, and infrastructure are adhered to and maintained.

  • Troubleshoot systems, perform root cause analysis, identify resolution options, and implement best option.

  • Oversee vendors during the construction and delivery of SCADA systems.

  • Develop and apply test plans to insure quality before SUEZ signs off on SCADA systems.

  • Develop and implement provisions to support ongoing SCADA system operations (Maintenance, security, backup, etc.).

  • Supports SCADA integration with other operational systems such as Geographical Information Systems, Asset Management, Water Quality reporting, etc.

  • Supports operational reporting strategy including daily reporting, analytics.

  • Supports the Utility Division with system acquisition opportunity evaluations, and integrations as requested.

  • Keep abreast of the latest technological advances in operational control system technology such as hardware, software, and emerging solutions.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering or equivalent degree.

  • Master’s degree in Electrical or Controls Engineer is a plus.

  • 5 - 7 years in control system technology.

  • Experience in Water and Waste Water plants and networks extremely helpful, but no required.

  • The position requires that the operational controls skill sets be and remain current.


  • Strong knowledge of popular SCADA packages such as ClearSCADA, GE Proficy, Wonderware, and/or Rockwell required.

  • Hands on experience in PLC/HMI system programming required.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of electrical systems, instrumentation, and controls.

  • Communication systems, including radio, cellular, and TCP/IP networking a plus.

  • Knowledge in industrial cybersecurity subject matter and topics extremely helpful.

  • TCP/IP networking knowledge a plus.

  • Ability to interface well with all levels of staff and management.

  • Ability to function successfully in a diverse, rapidly changing management environment, capacity to work under pressure and tight deadlines.

  • Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment.

  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. Ability to effectively explain complex technical subjects across all audience types.

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously to success.

  • Knowledge of and curiosity around innovative process control and operational technologies, methods, and practices.

Physical Requirements:

  • Some travel required.

  • Able to climb ladders, enter confined spaces to where the SCADA equipment is located.

  • Be available to support operations whenever needed (occasional nights and weekends).

Additional Information

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.

As an inclusive company, Veolia is committed to diversity and gives equal consideration to all applications, without discrimination.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.