Senior Engineer, Gas SCADA

Eversource   •  

Windsor, CT

Industry: Energy & Utilities

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8 - 10 years

Posted 35 days ago

Job Description Summary:

Role and Scope of Position:

This position manages and maintains all software and hardware for Gas SCADA and Remote Terminal Unit (RTUs) to ensure reliable operation. Implements and designs RTU programming to support field projects. This position is responsible for troubleshooting the SCADA system when problems occur to ensure uninterrupted Gas SCADA system operations, which is critical to distribution system monitoring and control. This position also requires evaluation and integration of the latest gas monitoring equipment and telecommunication options.   

Essential Functions:

  • Manage, maintain and enhance SCADA system software and field RTU software.
  • Analyze, research, develop, maintain and implement enhancements to SCADA
  • Defines and maintains supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) data and definitions.
  • Develop SCADA operational pages, create system reports and maintain historical and real-time databases.
  • Program and assist in the installation of all new and upgraded field RTUs and telecommunications.
  • Manage remote communications links (leased line, cellular modems, radio and fiber optic).
  • Work with IT Networking and Security to maintain a reliable and secure Gas SCADA network.
  • Provide reports and operational data to various departments and/or agencies.
  • Provide training and promote innovation and participation in system development among users.
  • May mentor and train SCADA team.
  • On-Call support of Real Time SCADA system required.
  • Storm Duty required.

Education:                           

Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical and/or Computer Engineering.

Experience:                        

   Minimum of eight (8) years related experience.

Licenses & Certifications:     

Eversource will facilitate training and DOT Operator Qualification certification for the successful candidate, consistent with Gas Control Supervisors.