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SCADA Engineer

Talent Group Philadelphia ,PA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $100,000 to $120,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: life_insurance, medical, vision, 401k, dental
Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

As the Lead Controls Engineer, you are responsible for controls engineering of the battery energy storage systems (BESS) fleet. In this role, you are an active, hands-on leader of hardware and software control implementation, including PLC programming, HMI/SCADA development, control panel design and fabrication, instrumentation specification, commissioning, site communication and field service of BESS control systems. You lead a team of developers and engineers, directing day-to-day activities, and work closely with the NOC and engineering teams to safely and securely provide monitoring and control for a wide variety of power systems and equipment. Your experience in commissioning, testing, documenting and supporting large-scale power systems is critical part of the long-term success of the BESS fleet.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Lead the design, detail and implementation of principal control system and control philosophy for grid-scale battery energy storage systems (BESS)
  • Manage control systems team activities in day-to-day practice and ensure alignment with company priorities
  • Develop control system architecture and document in schematic diagrams and systems documentation detailing configurations, wiring, and panel layouts
  • Program BESS controllers, visualization and process systems (HMI/SCADA), databases and the archival and display of historical system data
  • Participate in commissioning, testing, troubleshooting and support for BESS plant operation remotely and on-site
  • Assist with design of network and communications architecture for BESS control across diverse protocols and regionally disparate market rules and practices 
  • Provide and present regular status updates on the projects, priorities and operations of the controls team and systems to company stakeholders

 

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participate as a control engineer in the operation of BESS plants, including operational procedures, safeguards and security
  • Provide provisional electrical and network engineering on demand, such as control panel design and fabrication
  • Provide support for special projects and other duties as assigned.

 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED

  • BA/BS degree in electrical (preferred) or mechanical engineering; related fields and combination of experience and education considered
  • Demonstrated ability in leadership capacity of teams in successful electrical control system projects; BESS experience strongly preferred
  • 10+ years control systems development, programming and integration; specific experience in SCADA (Ignition preferred, Wonderware desirable)
  • 5+ years experience in North American power markets and utilities
  • Extensive experience in PLC programming (Allen Bradley preferred) and PIDs control 
  • Proficient in SQL and relational databases; Python or C# experience desired
  • Strong understanding of mechanical and electrical equipment and its control using industrial communication and telemetry protocols
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English at a level which will permit the employee to accurately understand and communicate information to safely and efficiently perform job duties.
  • This position requires 25% travel or as-needed per project.

 

 

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