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Senior SCADA EMS Consultant - Australia Multiple Cities

PSC - Power Systems Consultants
Adelaide Asia Pacific AU

At PSC we're helping power a more sustainable world. Our global team of electricity experts have been tackling the thorniest problems for some of the most prominent industry players for over 25 years. 

As a SCADA/EMS Engineer, you will work with our clients on projects and day to day tasks required to update and maintain complex real-time Energy Management Systems. You will develop approaches for maintaining the system operation, patching systems, upgrading applications and versions of the client real-time platforms. You will work in a team of professionals at the client site to ensure all systems are functional and new deployments meet the clients’ functional requirements.

Key Accountabilities

  • Various real-time system configurations, modelling and testing
  • Documenting configuration and testing as appropriate
  • Understanding the system architecture as to provide appropriate input on performance and maintenance needs
  • Ensuring client needs are met and options to improve are presented

Minimum Expertise

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science/Power Systems Engineering or related field or equivalent practical experience with certifiable competencies in the SCADA and EMS field
  • Project delivery and/or consulting experience in the electricity sector
  • Minimum of five (5) years of EMS/SCADA experience
  • Hands–on experience with an EMS vendor system (GE e-Terra must have)
  • Experience with SQL based RDBMS databases
  • Coding experience in languages such as C++, Python, PERL etc
  • Excellent computer system skills, including Windows server, Windows desktops, and Linux
  • Proficiency with EMS modelling tools (SCADA, Network, Generation) and display building tools
  • Proficiency with server hardware, virtualization, and networking

Preferred Expertise

  • Experience with EMS domains (SCADA, Generation, Network, Dispatcher Training Simulator) and applications (Historians, Alarms, Mapboard, Load Shed, Outage Scheduler, Variable Line Rating, OAG, RTNET, VAST, PSSE and historian)
  • Experience with Factory or Site Acceptance Testing
  • Experience integrating complex software systems
  • Operator Experience
  • Expertise with Distributed Energy Resources / DERMS
  • Performing or creating training programs

Specific Requirements

  • Proven experience in problem analysis, design, implementation, testing and documentation for energy management systems
  • Utility operational technology project and support experience and mindset
  • Basic understanding of the day-to-day operations of a power utility control room
  • Working knowledge of maintaining IT infrastructure that supports real-time critical business systems
  • An understanding that IT/OT infrastructure only exists to serve a functional purpose for end-users
  • Strong ability to communicate (verbal and written) technical and complex information
  • Ability to travel within Australia 

PSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. Please note that by applying to this opportunity you consent to the personal data you provide to us to be processed and retained by The PSC Group. Your details will be kept on our internal ATS (Applicant Tracking System) for up to 12 months for the purposes of recruitment, which may include your details being shared with the hiring manager(s) and for consideration for potential future opportunities by PSC

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