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Engineering Technologist II

Raleigh, NC 27610

Posted: 05/03/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 561521 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

  • GE Ettera SCADA Modeling along with Eaton YFA Modeling

What is the hybrid schedule?
  • In the office 2-3 days per week, remote work the other days. However during the Onboarding period, the employee will need to report in person every day. (Usually the first 30-60 days)
  • This position will be working with lab test equipment supporting the DSCADA (Distribution Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) and DMS (Distribution Management System) for Duke Energy's Carolinas DMS program.
  • As DSCADA one line screens and point mapping becomes available for testing, test equipment must be set-up and operating conditions then simulated and checked.
  • This position will be responsible for verifying that the lab test equipment is configured correctly and that all alarms, events, analogs and status' are received as expected. Other tasks include trouble shooting, issue tracking, data clean-up, documentation updates, and development of statistical analysis.

Major Job Duties
  • Practices a Safety First attitude incorporating company safety rules and policies in all aspects of daily work.
  • Utilize SEL RTAC ACSELERATOR software, SEL fast message simulator, SEL DNP simulator and DAQ CallistoView software to simulate field conditions and validate SCADA information.
  • Download configurations into SEL RTAC and DAQ Edge RTUs.
  • Set up test equipment by connecting/disconnecting cables, adding/removing IoE cards and microchips.
  • Follow a scripted test procedure and verify that lab equipment 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.
  • 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.

Basic Qualifications:
  • 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), or 5 to 10 years equivalent experience with no degree.
  • Experience with SEL RTAC ACSELERATOR software, SEL fast message simulator, SEL DNP simulator and DAQ CallistoView software to simulate field conditions.
  • A working knowledge of SCADA protocols such as DNP and SEL protocol.
  • 1 - 5 years experience working in an operational environment with emphasis on problem isolation and resolution.
  • 1 - 5 years experience working in an operational environment with emphasis on problem isolation and resolution.
  • Demonstrated understanding and aptitude of computers and standard desktop software applications.
  • Good attention to detail in a repetitive task environment.
  • Ability to follow a detailed instructions list and test scripts.
  • Ability to clearly communicate and use communication validation tools (3 way communications).
  • Able to work effectively in challenging situations and under time pressure.
  • Able to understand and resolve complex technical issues.
  • Ability to be a strong team player who can manage multiple tasks and assignments effectively and perform error free work.
  • Ability to interact effectively with peers, subject matter experts, and management.
  • Strong in self-motivation and ability to work independently.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Good problem solving and analysis skills.
  • Good interpersonal and customer-service skills.
  • Computer programming and development including PERL scripting, XML usage, and Windows Operating Systems.
  • Experience with DMS/DSCADA systems.
  • General knowledge of networking protocols and equipment.
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