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Supervisor, Energy Management Systems (EMS) SCADA - Austin, TX

Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA)

Location: Austin, Texas US
Position Type: Full Time
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Rqd Experience: General Management
Date Posted: June 29, 2022
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LCRA is looking for a Supervisor to manage the Energy Management System (EMS) SCADA team. In this leadership role, you will manage the team that supports the addition of RTUS, and  updating one-lines on the mission critical Energy Management System that is used by LCRA's Transmission System Operations to monitor and control the electric grid.  Your expertise will contribute to innovative ways to solve technical challenges,  improve processes, and work collaboratively with multiple teams across LCRA.

Key Functions

-Serve in a Leadership role for a team that is responsible for configuring Remote Terminal Units (RTU)s and maintaining one-lines/displays on the Energy Management System (EMS)
- Coordinate and schedule Team's availability and manage assignments to support projects
-Serve as a advisor/technical consultant to System Operations on effective use of EMS tools and applications
- Coordinate with the rest of the EMS Support team to support the mission control environment
- Ability to use established processes to perform job functions in a regulated environment

Minimum Qualifications

- Nine or more years of experience in analysis, configuration, maintenance and repair of energy management systems, SCADA Systems, RTU protocols and communication, UNIX- based servers, and Windows-based servers, including at least three years of experience with energy management systems.  
- A degree(s) in electrical power theory, electronics, instrumentation, controls, computer science or relevant field may be substituted per LCRA guidelines for certain years of experience.

Preferred Qualifications

-Hands on experience and know-how to work and support the EMS SCADA team in performing the key functions routinely
-Previous work experience in a real-time electric utility environment managing/supporting EMS
Familiarity of RTU Protocols, Electrical Substation, substation field Devices, working with databases
Familiarity with NERC CIP standards and Cybersecurity concepts