Electric Power Systems

SCADA Field Engineer

Job ID
2022-3090
Location : Metro Area
Chicago
Category
Field Engineer

Overview

Looking to POWER UP your career? Then come join a company that is helping usher in the next generation of Energy for our planet! 

 

As a NETA certified Independent Electrical Testing & Engineering Organization, we set the standard for technical expertise and uncompromising safety within the Renewable Energy, Data Centers, and Industrial industries.

 

EPS is seeking an energetic and motivated SCADA engineer. The right candidate will have extensive experience in SCADA, RTU, HMI design and programming. This person must be capable of troubleshooting and analyzing network and communication problems. This person will also be experienced in commissioning/testing at an electrical substation level consisting of relay testing, programming, functional testing and in-service readings. Person must work well with others, be a confident communicator and interface well with others.

 

Responsibilities

 

A qualified candidate will have experience in substation environments working with high voltage.

  • Perform SCADA field engineering, including work plan preparation and project testing functions of Area Engineers in the commissioning of new or modified transmission facilities. 
  • Review, revise and /or develop isolation and restoration work plans, perform preparation of integrated functional test plans and performance of functional tests (contractor's lead AE will review any work plans that require second review). Direct troubleshooting efforts, including plan development and execution to resolve functional test deficiencies. Perform the mark-up of field change drawings, discrepancy lists and project closure packages within 30 days of project in service date. 
  • Provides on-site support to Design Engineering, SCADA Construction and to Transmission Service Center Managers engaged in the construction, operation and maintenance of client's transmission system as relates to design philosophy and providing field information/valid requirements. 
  • Provide technical guidance on unusual or complex problems ensuring the client design standards are maintained. 
  • Review Client and contract drawings for constructability. Assure all SCADA Circuits are analyzed and isolated to prevent inadvertent trips during construction and testing 
  • Develop intermediate steps as required to implement new design, including, but not limited to, auxiliary temporary circuits to provide requested services during construction. 
  • Perform SCADA equipment testing 
  • Perform Specialty Engineering Services as requested

Qualifications

 

  • Deliverables Development, Revision and/or Isolation and Restoration Work Plan 
  • Functional Test Plans
  • Performance of Functional Tests and appropriate documentation of performance
  • Field - Marked Drawings
  • Discrepancy Reports
  • Closure Reports
  • Weekly Status Reports to Technical Contract Manager
  • Troubleshooting Plans, as requested
  • Test/calibration data

 

** Field work and extensive travel is required to various customer sites.

 

EPS in an equal opportunity employer. Our organization does not discriminate based on race, creed, color, veteran status, sex, religion, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. We are an E-Verify, Drug and Tobacco-Free Workplace.

 

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