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Power Engineers SCADA Engineer in Ft Mill, South Carolina

SCADA Engineer

Location:Ft Mill

State/Territory:South Carolina

Department:Power Delivery SAS Group X

Description

SCADA Engineer

POWER Engineers, Inc. is seeking a SCADA Engineer to join our team in our Fort Mill, SC office.

Roles and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for successful completion of assigned projects and for maintaining and improving client relationships. Completion of these functions requires technical competence in primary production roles as well as leadership competence in working with clients and mentoring and supervising team members assigned to projects. Assigned projects will include SCADA and communications for utility and industrial/commercial clients. Systems to be analyzed will include conventional and renewable generation facilities, substations, and transmission and distribution systems. Technical disciplines include the following three areas:

Networking and Communications: design and configure network and communication paths for Remote Terminal Units (RTUs), Intelligent Electronic Devices (IEDs), Human Machine Interface (HMIs), PLC’s and other SCADA system equipment; specify and design communication networks including data security and availability; develop basic specifications for fiber optic, microwave, power line carrier, or radio communication paths; travel to project sites to troubleshoot and commission network and communication systems. Applicable communication protocols are DNP, Modbus, SEL Communication Protocol, Goose Messaging, IEC 61850, TCP/IP, and UDP.

Logic and Control Systems: develop and implement logic and control schemes for remote and local operation of power system equipment; develop programs on various platforms for implementation of these schemes; travel to project sites to test and commission the control schemes. Applicable Logic and Control Platforms are SEL RTAC, NovaTech Orion, Cooper SMP, and GE-D20.

Data Acquisition and HMI Systems: Prepare points lists of all data to be transferred between control centers and controlled apparatus, assign and program data addressing and routing information, develop Human Machine Interface (HMI) screens, travel to project sites to test and commission data transfer schemes. Applicable Software: Wonderware, Clearview, AcSELerator RTAC, Visual Basic, OSIPI, Python scripting, etc.

Required Education/Experience

  • A Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) is required

  • Three (3) + years of industry experience

Desired Education/Experience

  • Preference will be given to applicants with a proven history of completing similar projects in a consulting environment

  • Preference is also given to applicants with experience in mentoring others and in providing technical and commercial leadership in customer focused engineering projects

  • PE or equivalent

At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good Work. Have Fun. Make Money.

You’ll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on society and the environment. And you’ll find the support, coaching and training it takes to advance your career.

Since we’re employee-owned, we get to make POWER a great place to work. That includes providing competitive compensation, professional development and a full benefit package:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • Maternity Leave

  • Parental Leave

  • Paid Holidays

  • Vacation/Paid Sick Leave

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • 401K

POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!

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