Participate in the implementation of technical solutions for Plant Operations.
Coordinate to identify, prioritize, and manage Clearway projects and technology tasks.
Contribute to project planning efforts including project definition, project justification/NPV, proposals, success criteria, risks/issues, requirements definition, technical design, testing procedures and documentation, system documentation, user training, and production delivery while coordinating and communicating with business resources.
Implement system enhancements and new systems through the project life cycle insuring appropriate documentation and processes to ensure compliance.
Manage projects for delivery of systems and applications to support Plant Operations and integration of Plant systems into Business Operations systems
Install, implement, support and enhance systems and applications related to Solar and Wind farm SCADA systems and Integration of plant systems into Renewables Operations Energy Management and Business Intelligence Systems and NERC-CIP compliance.
Install, implement, support and enhance systems and applications related to Solar and Wind farm IT/OT networks including routers, switches and firewalls, servers and desktops.
Consult with business and IT partners to strategize, plan and implement needed projects within designated time and budget constraints.
Proactively recognize and document business process gaps, propose and implement improvements.
Extensive knowledge of interfaces, integrations and process flows.
Coordinate with vendors to ensure projects are implemented to standards for new implementations and for upgrading or enhancing existing projects.
Effectively communicate project and technology delivery expectations to cross-functional team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
Ensure quality of projects with appropriate Quality Assurance methodologies.
Maintain appropriate status reports, meeting minutes, and follow-up with business partners and technical resources.
Reviews deliverables before delivery to the business for production support.
Ensures project and technology documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.
Understanding of IT methodologies, processes, and project management
4-year technical degree in information technology or equivalent experience (minimum 5 years)
5+ years of plant systems design, development, testing and deployment experience.
2+ years’ experience in developing and managing small to large projects through project life cycle working directly with cross-functional teams.
5+ years’ experience with installation, configuration and support of power generation plant substation relays, data concentrators, power plant controllers and OEM SCADA systems is required.
3+ years’ experience with array technologies such as operating systems, security, networking, programming, etc.
3+ years’ experience with installing, configuring, troubleshooting and supporting Cisco networkrouters, switches and firewalls is required.
2+ years’ experience with installation, configuration, programming, troubleshooting and support of SEL 3555 RTAC, SEL 3355, Orion LX or other data concentrator and power plant controller equipment and software is required.
3+ years’ experience with configuration and troubleshooting of communication protocols like DNP3, MODBUS and OPC is required.
Experience with OSI Soft PI, Energy Management Systems and Meter Data Management System is preferred.
Experience with creating clear documentation and technical drawings is required.
Understanding and experience with Energy Markets, Independent System Operators (ISO) and Transmission Operators is preferred.
Understanding and experience with NERC CIP controls and how the control environment impacts both the business and IT processes and systems.
Excellent verbal and written communication/presentation skills with a strong focus on customer interaction, customer service, and presentation.
A motivated self-starter with capability to operate on their own with little direction and/or monitoring along with an enterprise vision – ability to see big picture and relate to corporate strategy
Capability to help deliver quality business solutions within restricted timelines while appropriately communicating/escalating risks, issues, or constraints as necessary to business and/or IT management.
Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, business partners, and other departments.
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial.
Ability to read communication styles of team members, business partners, and contractors who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines and change delivery of communication accordingly.
Ability to travel across the U.S. requiring up to 35% travel.
Ability to lift plant IT equipment as required for installation.