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SCADA Specialist - Location Flexible

Company: PG&E Corporation
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID-# 94380-Job Category : Engineering / Science; Information Technology; Maintenance / Construction / Operations-Job Level : Individual ContributorBusiness Unit: Electric Operations Position SummarySCADA Specialist responsibilities include ensuring the availability, integrity, and reliability ofassigned SCADA systems. Provides application solutions, development, advice, and assistance toclients to design, develop, integrate, and maintain SCADA systems. Conducts analysis,programming, troubleshooting, recommending solutions, and implementing fixes associated withSCADA systems and applications. Conducts systems modeling, migration, and administration.Prepares and reviews design documentation.-QualificationsMinimum:-BA or BS degree in Electric Engineering, Computer Engineering, Business or related discipline, orequivalent working experience.- Minimum of-3 years of relative working experience-Desired:- Experience working process control systems preferred- Three (3) years and/or the equivalent knowledge of practical experience in testing, calibrating andrepairing protective relay devices and revenue meters- Three (3) years and/or the equivalent knowledge of electric power substation apparatusmaintenance experience involving testing of power transformers, testing and repairing of powercircuit breakers and electrical system testing and repair.- System Dispatch Certification- Professional Engineering License- Technical Journeyman Certificate- Information technology skills such as operating system and network administration- Working knowledge of MS Office; Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, SQL and other Windowsprograms is required- Knowledge of electric transmission and distribution systems desired- Knowledge of gas transmission operations desired- Knowledge of Hydro generation, FERC licensing requirements desired- Knowledge of OSI, RTscada, Citect or Areva display and database building procedures desired- Graphical user interface (GUI) and design skills desired- Knowledge of computer networking and SCADA protocols desired- Knowledge of telecommunications systems desire- Ability to be self-managing and to relish the challenges of problem solving.- Very good written and verbal communication skills and an ability to develop positive relationshipswith vendors and clients-ResponsibilitiesSCADA Consultancy 45%: Provide support and advice for SCADA applications. Responsible for\communication with end-users and vendors for SCADA software enhancements and problems.Responsible for providing business analysis perspectives for proposed changes to SCADAapplications and associated interfaces. Works with real time and historical database administration-SCADA Support 30%: Provides support guidance, consultation to System Automation and ITpersonnel, and operations users in the development and implementation of SCADA. In addition, isavailable 24 x 7 for production support of SCADA systems. Review requirements and developmentof SCADA software and hardware. Works with business clients to align technical recommendationswith business objectives by understanding the strategies and objectives of supported businessunits.-Vendor Relations 15%: Support development of positive relationship with SCADA vendor,end-user, and other stakeholders-Compliance and Process Improvement 10%: Assist with ensuring compliance with regulatorystandards. Use of best practices and benchmarks to achieve efficient and effective services.Applies specific best practices as appropriate continued improvement in core competencies. Usesindustry recognized approaches, methodologies and techniques specific to competency area todeliver quality real-time control and monitoring solutions.- This is a fully experienced position: incumbent performs assignments of broad scope andcomplexity with moderate to high risk and few precedents or standard solutions in an autonomousfashion under general guidance.- Resolves problems of moderate scope within procedural guidelines. Seeks assistance from thesupervisor or more senior employees on unusual or especially controversial problems.Assignments may provide an opportunity for creative or non-standard approaches.- The incumbent independently plans work to meet assigned general objectives; progress isreviewed upon completion and solutions may provide an opportunity for creative/non-standardapproaches.- Must maintain a close working relationship with the line of business operations group. Will be thefirst point of contact for LOB operations for all SCADA related issues.

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