Black & Veatch SCADA Design Engineer in Overland Park, Kansas

SCADA Design Engineer

KS-Overland Park


Date published:12-Apr-2017

Opportunity:Experienced Hire

Business Line:Telecom

Business Plan:ENG


Primary Purpose:

Functions in a mid level engineer capacity, or technical specialist. Under general supervision, performs all aspects of conventional design engineering and analysis. Broadens knowledge and skill set in area of discipline. May start to expand knowledge in other disciplines and/or functional areas.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Power SCADA substation design engineer responsible for assisting with the integrated design, programming, installation, and testing of with various substation integration, automation and renewable energy projects. Experience required in SCADA and substation design, programming and installation.

Responsibilities include site visits, conceptual and detailed design creating/modifying/reviewing substation schematic drawings, wiring diagrams, one/three line drawings, SCADA point lists, data concentrator/RTU and protective relay IED settings and/or configurations, and utility standard documentation.

Responsibilities may also include communication network design (LAN/WAN), data flow diagrams, serial point-to-point communications, and multi-drop networks, time synchronization design, device configurations, cyber security requirements and documentation.

Basic experience required in the programming, configuring and factory/field testing modern substation Intelligent Electronic Devices (IEDs), legacy RTU’s, data concentrators, HMIs and station networking devices such as switches and routers. Previous experience working with utilities engineering, operations, and testing departments is considered a plus.

Candidate must have basic understanding of protocols such as DNP3, Modbus and IEC61850.

Supports continuous improvement efforts and the change management effects associated with the implementation of improvements.

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing. Minimum of 3 years related work experience All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

Minimum of three (3) years of experience performing substation integration and SCADA engineering related duties.

The applicant must have the ability to work in a team environment to meet schedule deadlines and budget targets. Also, attention to detail with good communication, skills both written and verbal, is required.

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