Energy Transfer isseeking a Senior SCADA Specialist to perform SCADA system support andmaintenance for a pipeline SCADA system including:
System Configuration and Administration.
Databases and Graphical Displays for Control Center Operations
System interfaces, business data processes, and reporting.
Work with the Engineering Department,, CRM and Control Center on projects to determine points that need to be brought back into the SCADA system when performing SCADA integration of remote field sites.
Participate in detailed CAT and point to point testing to meet regulatory requirements.
Work closely with the Network group to configure and test communications from the SCADA System to remote PLC's.
Work with field technicians in a real-time environment to troubleshoot data problems and communication problems between the remote PLC site and SCADA.
Work with the pipeline controllers to make sure the SCADA application is providing them the ability to control the pipeline at all times.
Provide 24x7 support to the Control Center on a rotational basis
Document changes, obtain required approvals, and submit changes
Other duties as required
Experience, Educational & Special Training Required
Bachelor degree in computer science, engineering or equivalent. Experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
5 or more years of experience with SCADA systems.
OASyS DNA SCADA experience is a plus but other SCADA Systems experience will be considered.
Refined Products, Gas, and/or Liquids pipeline experience preferred with a working knowledge of measurement technologies, process control automation, device protocols, networking, and telecommunications.
Strong problem solving, technical, and functional skills with the ability to multi-task.
Detail-oriented with strong analytical and troubleshooting skills and be willing to learn.
Knowledge of file structures, data structures, graphics editors and scientific programming languages.
Adhere to good programming practices and strict testing standards.
Experience working with the Windows operating system and system administration.
Must be able to follow controlled procedures, adhere to database and display standards and change management procedures.
Must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written).
Independently prioritize work to handle multiple concurrent projects to achieve results.
Must be able to take direction, work well in a team environment, and interact with all levels of management, engineering, systems, operations and field personnel.
A working knowledge of real-time systems, particularly SCADA systems or PLCs is preferred.
An individual with software development experience, preferably in the .Net environment, and experience working with SQL Server, Visual Basic, Visual C++, and Visual Source Safe is highly desirable.
A basic understanding of pipeline hydraulics, with particular attention to leak detection and product batch tracking.
A basic understanding of RTU communication protocols and TCP/ IP communications.
OASyS DNA 7.5 SCADA application with remote site integration experience.