INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTING: JOB REQUISITION # 3170
POSTING DATES: October 29, 2020 through November 12, 2020
Gas SCADA Engineer or Analyst
Gas Transmission & Storage
Engineer 6 to 9 ($55,400 to $123,000) DOE Must Have Engineering Degree
Analyst 5 - 8 ($47,500 to $110,800) DOE
SUMMARY OF JOB DESCRIPTION
The Gas SCADA Engineer/Analyst will work directly in the Gas Transmission and Storage (GTS) Operations group, working with the Gas Control, Gas Measurement, Gas Technicians and assist the Gas Engineering group. The Engineer/Analyst will be responsible for programming and maintenance of the GTS Gas SCADA system as well as the GTS Flow Cal gas measurement system. The SCADA engineer/analyst will also be involved in the design of metering and regulating stations.
DESCRIPTION OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
All NorthWestern Energy employees are required to adhere to company safety standards and the Code of Business Conduct & Ethics
Ensure all actions are consistent with NorthWestern Energy's values, mission, and strategic business objectives
Designs and implements Gas SCADA displays, alarming, RTU programming, and data exchange
Work without direct supervision and serve as a mentor/instructor to others
Work in field operating conditions as necessary
Required travel up to 10% to all operating groups upon short notice a must
Provide engineering design, support, training and troubleshooting related to Gas Transmission & Storage facilities.
Must understand 49 Code of Federal Regulation related to oil and gas parts 191 & 192.
Assists in design of metering and regulating stations
Designs pressure and flow control systems on the Gas SCADA system and programs PID loop
Designs, procures, programs, and installs Gas SCADA remote terminal units
Maintains DOT inspection database and performs annual over pressure protection reviews
Identify, improve and gathering analytical data to support and comprehend complex data into reliable and supportable reports
Designs and implements Flow Cal data exchange
Constructs applicable reports and documents utilizing Microsoft Windows based computer tools
Maintains Gas SCADA workstations
Performs routine maintenance on Gas SCADA servers
Designs and implements FlowCal data exchanges
Analyzes gas volume information and assists in gas measurement audits
Administer and maintain gas SCADA System database
Demonstrate and maintain a good safety record
Engineer requirements: Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Petroleum, Natural Gas Engineering, Control System Engineering
Analyst requirement is Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Software Science or equivalent years of experience
Gas Measurement/SCADA experience desired
Requires general knowledge of DOT, ASME, API, NEC, OSHA terms and guidelines
Excellent skills in Microsoft Access and Excel
A working knowledge of the methods and calculations necessary to design appropriate metering and regulating stations is preferred.
Comprehensive knowledge or commonly used concepts, practices, procedures towards safe and creative gas SCADA/measurement solutions is desired
Must possess strong interpersonal communication skills
Requires good communication skills both written and spoken
Must be able to work under time pressure
When considering applicants for this position, the selection process will take into consideration the needs of NorthWestern, including such factors as reorganization requirements, diversity opportunities, relocation requirements, employee development and job succession. If any of the preceding language conflicts with the applicable bargaining unit agreements, the bargaining unit agreement will prevail.
External applicants should apply online at http://www.northwesternenergy.com. Internal applicants should apply online at iConnect. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department via phone at 1-800-245-6977, or via email at email@example.com.
Human Resources Department Job # 3170
3010 West 69th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
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