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SCADA Engineer

New York - United States - Oil, Gas & Mining - Oil & Gas - Engineering & Design - Professional Bachelor

I am hiring for a SCADA Engineer to be primarily responsible for ensuring the reliable, safe and efficient operation of utility scale solar and wind facilities and other renewable technologies owned by the Company by maintaining plant SCADA, DAS and communications systems.

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Simon Weston, Account manager

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About this role

  • Maintain plant SCADA, DAS and communications systems, ensuring that the power plants continue to operate reliably, safely, and efficiently.
  • Contribute to the expansion and maintenance of the business by providing expertise to the development, construction, and operations of renewable facilities.
  • Review facility-operating data and resolve problems that are affecting facility output.
  • Track causes and implement corrective actions.
  • Assist Asset Managers, Operators, and Electricians in resolving technical issues with facilities.
  • Write procedures and establish plans to facilitate rapid identification and remediation of SCADA, networking, cyber security and communications problems.
  • Maintain knowledge of renewable technologies commercially available particularly SCADA systems, PLCs, networking technologies and communications equipment.
  • Establish working knowledge of various equipment suppliers’ technologies.
  • Prepare procedures, maintenance plans, log entries, and reports to management; manage administrative tasks
  • Assess and validate operational data to enhance facility performance. Work independently to create an effective predictive and planned maintenance program to ensure facilities operate reliably. Apply technology enhancements to optimize facility output.
  • Works with personnel at the NERC-registered facilities, the regulatory group, engineers, asset managers and others to ensure NERC/ISO compliance is effectively implemented
  • Performs technical audits and gap analysis to verify that processes, internal procedures, and policies are compliant
  • Creates and ensures consistency across our NERC-registered facilities (equipment/software, alarming, controls, voltage monitoring, PI, SCADA, modeling, etc)
  • Perform site visits as necessary to achieve company objectives for all of the above.
  • Reviews and validates engineering studies, field analysis, compliance testing, performance and relay tests to ensure compliance
  • Keeps informed of technical developments, industry codes, and regulatory requirements which have an engineering impact

About you


  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or relevant work in field service engineering related to plant control systems and networks.


  • 5+ years engineering experience in energy-related technologies and applications required
  • 5+ years’ experience with the one or more of the following SCADA & DAS systems: Emerson Ovation; Wonderware; Factory Talk; Honeywell; SEL RTAC; Campbell Scientific; etc.
  • Working knowledge of industry protocols: DNP3; Modbus; OPC; etc.
  • Proficiency with widely used SCADA system programming and implementation.
  • Experience in using programming and scripting languages such as Python scripting.
  • Power distribution systems experience required
  • Specific experience in the design, evaluation and operation of large scale PV solar technologies strongly preferred
  • Experience in the overall aspects of design engineering, construction, start-up/commissioning, and subsequent O&M of distributed energy projects
  • Prior work experience in a solar power generating environment is preferred
  • Production data evaluation and implementation of corrective actions
  • Working knowledge of electricity and hazards posed by electrical equipment and conductors is required
  • Working knowledge of predictive maintenance technologies and ability to establish maintenance programs
  • Field operating experience desired

What we offer

Maximum of $120,000 per year depending on experience

Up to 15% bonus

About us



  • Vacancy number: PUB160735
  • Location: New York
  • Market: Oil, Gas & Mining
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Oil & Gas
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Closing date: Saturday, June 9, 2018
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Simon Weston

Account manager Brunel Energy UK Manchester

+44 161 885 2158

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