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Job Requirements

SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) Technicians are responsible for performing electrical and instrumental tasks for their organizations, including troubleshooting all SCADA equipment and processes using expert technical knowledge.

They also help to program and implement software changes for switches in installation. (Source:

Educational Requirements:
An electrical engineering technology diploma or electrical engineering degree may be required, depending upon the employer. Advanced training in SCADA systems, as well as other electrical certifications, are often considered strong assets or essential requirements for this position.

Applicable transferrable sectors/occupations:
Electrical Engineering Technologist; Electrical Engineer; Manufacturing, Processing

National Occupational Standard

NOS are a benchmark of the knowledge and abilities needed to be competent in a particular occupation. Developed by current job incumbents, NOS are a collection of the individual competencies that make up the whole picture of an occupation.

Related NOC code:

  • N/A