Those of you who think I’ve been blowing smoke about the turnaround in hiring and pay for automation professionals should maybe think again after you read this. This is a real ad that appeared in the online issue of Water Technology magazine this morning.
Career Opportunity: MAINTENANCE
CONTROL SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN SUPERVISOR
Utility Maintenance Unit $6,844.05 – $8,338.81/mo Includes 8% PERS Final Filing Date: 6/15/06 by 5pm (408) 265-2607, ext 2085 5750 Almaden Expwy, San Jose, CA 95118 EOE m/f/d/v Santa Clara Valley Water District Download Req’d App Pkg @ www.valleywater.org
Note that the final filing date is passed and they are still running the ad.
Must be having some trouble finding a qualified person, not to mention the high salary…