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SCADA Engineer

Orlando, Florida
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Job Description

Division: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy
Business Unit: Wind Power and Renewables
Requisition Number: 236017
Primary Location: United States-Florida-Orlando
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 20%

Division Description:

About Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

With a worldwide installed capacity of 75 GW, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has a presence in more than 90 countries and a team of 27,000 employees worldwide. Its end-to-end value chain presence encompasses onshore and offshores wind turbines design, manufacturing, installation as well as cutting-edge service solutions. The global headquarters and legal domicile of the company is located in Zamudio, Spain. The company is listed on the Spanish stock exchange.

Job Description:

SCADA Engineer
Position Overview

The SCADA engineer in Siemens Gamesa is responsible for SCADA installation, maintenance, network architecture design and sub-system support as part of the Technology Services team.  The SCADA networks are used for controlling, operating and monitoring wind energy power plants.  A successful candidate has the ability to work effectively and diligently as an individual engineer and team member in front of both internal and external customers and may be exposed to challenging areas of customer interface and sales strategies.

 

Responsibilities

 

Maintenance & Support

         Maintain and support the SCADA Systems in North America

         Maintain response and resolution time for SCADA issues according to KPI provided

         Periodic checkup, track & coordinate with wind farm /Site operation /customer to do proactive maintenance of the SCADA & its sub-system  

         Assist other SCADA team members, Engineering & field personnel in root cause analysis and troubleshooting SCADA & its sub-system 

         Handling, configuration and troubleshooting of the wind farm networks, which includes but is not limited to the wind farm fiber-optic and Ethernet networks, switches, radios (WAN and LAN)

         Prepare & Maintain technical documentation related to SCADA both for internal (SCADA team, Operation) and for external (customers)

Customer Support

         Should be able/willing to handle customer calls /support directly

         Support MOD testing with customers

         Support regulation test with customers

 

Installation & Test

 

         Travel to wind farms for installation /upgrade of SCADA & its sub systems

         Conduct /Perform Factory acceptance test & Site acceptance test for SCADA

 

 

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

 

Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Electrical /Electronics/ Communication related field of study mandatory,

 

·        Must be familiar & worked minimum 2 years with any industrial standard SCADA systems (preferable in wind power industry)

·        Strong working knowledge to various Database – like SQL

·        Knowledge of NERC /CIP/Cyber security for power plants, preferably renewables (Wind)

·        Must be familiar & worked with industrial standards protocols – MODBUS, DNP, IEC, OPC

·        Networking experience with certification or equivalent experience  

·        Strong Windows Server knowledge (any Microsoft cert preferable)

·        Basic knowledge about power systems and regulation standards

 

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the Unites States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.


Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

·        Spanish /Danish language is preferable

·        Instrumentation related to SCADA /Control systems

·        Understanding of basic wind turbine components and functions

·        Programming languages – C ,C++ , CITECT etc

·        Wind farm / Energy SCADA experience



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