Gas Scada Engineer Or Analyst

Northwestern Energy Butte , MT 59701

Posted 3 weeks ago

NORTHWESTERN ENERGY

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTING: JOB REQUISITION # 3170

POSTING DATES: October 29, 2020 through November 12, 2020

Title

Gas SCADA Engineer or Analyst

Department/Division

Gas Transmission & Storage

Work Location

Butte, Montana

Guidepost

Engineer 6 to 9 ($55,400 to $123,000) DOE Must Have Engineering Degree

Analyst 5 - 8 ($47,500 to $110,800) DOE

Employment Status

Regular Full-time

Employment Physical

Required

Drug Test

Required

Background Check

Required

Relocation Benefit

Negotiable

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

Engineer functions

  • 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

Analyst functions

  • 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

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Demonstrate and maintain a good safety record

  • Engineer requirements: Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Petroleum, Natural Gas Engineering, Control System Engineering

  • OR

  • 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

SELECTION PROCESS

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.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

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 job.inquiries@northwestern.com.

NorthWestern Energy

Human Resources Department Job # 3170

3010 West 69th Street

Sioux Falls, SD 57108

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other protected class in accordance with applicable federal or state laws and statutes.

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