The Automation Engineer provides automation, integration, and control system design and operational support engineering for the District's generation, transmission and distribution facilities, including interties with other utilities and with customer owned energy source facilities. Also provides Intertie Meter (IM) system design and operational support engineering for the District's generation and transmission facilities.
Provide design application engineering and operational support engineering for automation, SCADA, integration, and control systems to ensure the adequate and reliable operation of the District's generation, transmission, distribution, and customer owned alternate energy source facilities.
Facilitate review of system operations and analysis of system outages and disturbances through development, implementation, and design of integrations systems to ensure continuous and reliable system. Resolve operational control problems on the District's generation, transmission, distribution, and customer owned alternate energy source facilities.
Provide automation, integration, and control engineering for Distributive Resource interconnection and/or District generation capacity addition/upgrade projects.
Provide Intertie Meter (IM) system design application engineering and operational support engineering for the District's generation (plant interties) and transmission facilities (at transmission voltage levels) to ensure adequate and reliable intertie metering.
Support the Department’s mission in areas of Regulatory Compliance.
Keep abreast of the latest technological advances to ensure that automation, integration, control, and intertie metering systems meet the District's needs.
Maintain 24¿hour availability for technical and professional assistance, emergency response, and direct remedial action in response to emergencies.
Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering discipline from an ABET accredited institution.
Valid driver’s license.
At least two (2) years of automation, SCADA, integration, and control engineering experience related to substation, transmission, or distribution systems.
Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, or Computer Engineering from an ABET accredited institution.
Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam or other relevant certification.
Registration as a Professional Electrical Engineer in the State of Nebraska or ability to obtain Nebraska registration within 6 months through reciprocity and relevant experience.
Co-op, internship, or other relevant program experience.
Salary commensurate with experience
Foundation $78,256 Midpoint $118,510
EOE: Protected Veterans/Disability
How To Apply
Apply online at www.oppd.com on or before on or before February 28, 2020.
Recruiter: Athena Roberson, firstname.lastname@example.org
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