SCADA Commissioning Engineer

Spectraforce

Andover, Massachusetts


16 days ago

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SCADA Commissioning Engineer
Spectraforce
Andover, Massachusetts

16 days ago

Job Description

Job Title: SCADA Commissioning Engineer
Location: Fully Remote (Working time based on Central Time. Available to overtime and working on Saturday)
Duration: 6+ Months
 
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
  • Review and approve Contractors I&C commissioning plans, tests, SAT and SIT procedures, reports and work method statements.
  • Coordinate Contractors and Vendors on work priority across multiple projects simultaneously
  • Supervision and witnessing of approved tests, and review of the subsequent test reports.
  • Commissioning of I&C components and systems such as:
  • Automation Processors
  • Sensors, drives, switches, relays, substation components, computers
  • PLC/SCADA Logic-Diagrams, Logic-Symbols, SCADA Tools, Power Plant Controllers, Battery Monitoring Systems.
  • Harmonization of Programming-Languages and communications protocols
  • Interlock checks and optimization of control circuits according to logic-diagrams
  • Commissioning coordination for I&C components of “black-box” devices,
  • Proper handling of commissioning documentation, mark ups, and As-Built drawings
  • Prepare regular Site progress reports for the I&C related parts/systems/equipment as required by the Head of Commissioning (daily, weekly, and monthly).
  • Maintain records for design deviations by either the Contractor or the Owner including the necessary evidence supporting the implemented design for all I&C related topics.
  • Review and confirm the completeness and correctness of the Handover Installation Packages as prepared by the Contractor.
  • Record entries to the punch list for the construction and commissioning management.
  • Ensuring that commissioning procedures are followed, and proper documentation is maintained.
  • Maintain daily site log and updated temporary changes logbook as required.
  • Identify and resolve conflicts between installed and as-designed conditions.
  • Support site commissioning including grid and performance testing of renewable power projects.
  • Coordinate with Global SCADA commissioning unit, supporting on global activities and improving policies, technical specifications and guidelines
  • Assist in the coordination of I&C equipment works with civil, mechanical and electrical works to avoid conflicts and minimize delays whilst ensuring the efficient, cost-effective and safe completion of the projects.
  • Review site related I&C equipment design/engineering matters submitted by the Contractor.
  • Review Contractor’s site quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) QCP system proposed for all I&C erection/installation activities. Apply QA/QC requirements according to field quality program, I&T programs, and I&T plans.
  • Check the completeness of designs, drawings and specifications prepared by others including substation single- and three-line diagrams, fiber optic layouts, medium voltage collection systems, etc.
 
Skills
  • A highly collaborative and organized personality with a strong mindset towards organizational growth and change management is required.
  • Highly skilled in project management practices and problem solving, with the ability to organize, prioritize, manage, and report on multiple details/tasks/ criticalities/projects to ensure accuracy and quality of outcomes.
  • Expert level knowledge of field instrumentation testing procedures, requirements, methodologies, and sequencing.
  • Superior knowledge about SCADA integration and communication protocols regarding protection relays, inverter controls, instrumentation, RTU and digital control systems is required.
  • Superior knowledge regarding OT/It systems and protocols (PI, OPC, servers etc)
  • Strong knowledge of renewable plant designs, engineering processes, instrument measuring technologies, and installation practices is required.
  • Strong knowledge of Medium and High Voltage three phase power systems, AC and DC power systems, is desired.
  • Strong ability to troubleshoot and correct complex electrical, mechanical, protection system and SCADA related faults/defects.
  • Ability to perform start-up and commissioning of plant components, regarding I&C, according to the commissioning, start-up, operation, and maintenance manuals.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to engage and cooperate effectively with multidisciplinary and multinational teams to carry out tasks and provide practical support throughout the commissioning and ramp-up phase of all plants.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for vendor, client, and internal customers.
  • Demonstrated adaptability and flexibility to manage deadline pressure, ambiguity, and changing needs.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Availability to frequent travels domestically

  • Required Qualifications
    Minimum of 8 years of increasing responsibility in industrial SCADA, industrial ethernet and cyber security commissioning and/or engineering activities within the power generation or a closely related industry (renewable power, energy, chemical, etc.)
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Electrical, Automation and Controls, Robotics, or closely related disciplines) with demonstrated work experience providing high level engineering support in industrial I&C (SCADA and communication protocols) in the power generation or closely related industries (renewables is desirable)
  • A Master of Engineering degree in Electrical, Automation and Controls, Robotics, or closely related disciplines is strongly desired.

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About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at: http://www.spectraforce.com
 
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at LOA@spectraforce.com if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $77.64/hr.