SCADA Engineer

Plainfield, IN 46168

Posted: 05/31/2019 Industry: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 35545

This position will be working on the Checkout Desk supporting the Distribution Management System (DMS) for the Plainfield DCC(Distribution Control Center). As DSCADA one line screens and point mapping becomes available for testing, the equipment must be set-up in the DMS/DSCADA systems. This position will be responsible for verifying the DMS/DSCADA system is configured correctly to communicate with the equipment and that all alarms, events, analogs and status' are received as expected. 

Job Duties

Practices a “ Safety First” attitude incorporating company safety rules and policies in all aspects of daily work.
Follow a scripted test procedure and verify that DMS/DSCADA Systems reflect proper information (alarms, events, analogs, status) as a result of testing.
Track issues as they are identified and re-test when resolved.
Prepare thorough and accurate technical and business reports, effective correspondence, accurate documentation and well-maintained records.
Responsible for implementing and ensuring adherence to system specific policies & procedures.
Track and analyze system and business key metrics.
Participate in data analysis and root cause investigations.
Responsible for developing, writing and updating user documentation.
Support continuous improvement and make recommendations for process improvements.
Operate in a stressful environment and multi-task effectively.
Work independently and is self-starting performing tasks indicative of the job. Works well without direct supervision.


Experience in electric utility industry
Understanding of basic project management principles
Customer focused Sense of urgency
Either a graduate from a college or university with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology (or equivalent), or 2 to 4 years of experience and Associate Degree in Engineering Technology (or equivalent),
5 to 10 years equivalent experience with no degree.
General knowledge of networking protocols and equipment
Demonstrated understanding and aptitude of computers and standard desktop software applications.

Desired Qualifications:

Experience with DMS/DSCADA systems.
Working knowledge of SCADA protocols such as DNP 3.0 and L&G8979, as well as, ASE2000 Test Set and Wireshark troubleshooting tools.
Knowledge of SCADA and other DMS applications, including modeling/operations of GE products such as e-terraControl, e-terraBrowser, e-terraSourc.
Experience with historical databases and applications, such as OSIsoft PI and ProcessBooks. Computer programming and development including PERL scripting, XML usage
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