National Grid (https:\\careers.nationalgridus.com)
Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.
To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.
National Grid is hiring a Senior SCADA Engineer in Waltham, MA.
This position is responsible for the definition, testing, and production implementation of a distribution specific SCADA system (DSCADA). The DSCADA system will be the centralized hub for the monitoring and control of the distribution electrical grid. This position will work closely with the advanced distribution management system (ADMS) engineers and SMEs to properly design and configure real time data interfaces to support advanced application functionality such as unbalanced load flow, fault location, fault location isolation and service restoration (FLISR), and volt-var optimization (VVO).
Post implementation support of DSCADA will include troubleshooting of data acquisition issues, database updating, and one-line diagram development. Support will also include the day-to-day needs of Control Center Operations and other end users. It is a requirement that supporting the SCADA real-time operations will include off hours support as part of an on-call rotation. The candidate must possess excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and team work.
This position has a career path which provides for promotional opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Internal candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.
National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.