Reference Number: 6024
Type of Employment: Full Time / Regular
Location: Ragged Lake, Halifax, N.S.
Date Posted: 27th November 2019
Nova Scotia Power’s greatest source of energy is our people. In a culture focused on safety, we’re committed to providing exceptional service to our customers and rewarding jobs to our employees. We’re hiring solution-minded people excited to help us grow into the future. We are currently looking to fill the position of SCADA/DMS Engineer.
The successful candidate will be responsible for providing subject matter expertise to the core team, project teams and stakeholders of work associated with capital and operational requirements of our SCADA and Energy Management Systems.
Provide appropriate and timely technical advice and direction on changes required to these systems and processes to adapt to new or emerging technologies or changing regulatory requirements (NPCC, NERC).
Manage project scope, schedule and budget on projects and able to adapt to various situations quickly, while adhering to daily deadlines.
Perform ongoing maintenance and business support of the OSI Monarch SCADA systems.
You will be responsible for personal safety, that of co-workers, and those under your direction by observing and ensuring compliance with all Occupational Health and Safety Rules and Regulations. You will be accountable for environmental performance as it relates to the environment management system processes and initiatives.
Skills, Capabilities and Experience:
You are a graduate with a Bachelor´s degree in Engineering with related working experience of T&D Power Systems and a full member (or eligible for membership) in Engineers Nova Scotia. You possess fully developed technical knowledge in electric utility engineering disciplines. You have a detailed understanding of all components and interactions of SCADA and EMS and core IT infrastructure.
You work in an operating environment. You possess strong oral and written communication skills, a strong customer service ethic, good interpersonal skills and are able to function effectively in a team environment. You have the ability to provide work leadership and technical direction to fellow engineers and technical support staff. You are a self-starter with proven organizational and analytical skills. You possess strong computer skills. You must demonstrate your commitment to personal development. You must be available for after hour consultation and emergency power restoration work. Experience with OSI Monarch SCADA systems would be considered a valuable asset.
You must possess a valid driver´s license.
Reporting To: Team Lead, T&D Operational Systems
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Form of Application: Click on the APPLY button at the end of the online job posting. Complete all required information fields, and copy and paste your covering letter and resume into the online form.
Must Be Received By: All interested candidates should apply no later than December 11th, 2019. Late applications may not receive consideration.
Recruitment and Promotion Policy: When filling vacant positions, we are determined to hire the best candidates available. We're committed to providing employees with a fair and equal opportunity to compete for jobs. Hiring and promotion of employees is based on skills, capabilities, knowledge and demonstrated abilities.
We value diversity in the workplace and strongly encourage applications from all qualified candidates including African Nova Scotians and other members of the visible minority community, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and women in non-traditional roles. Applicants from these designated groups wishing to self-identify may do so through a series of questions in the on-line application process.
Normally, unless otherwise requested in advance, the supervisors of internal candidates selected for an interview will be contacted in order to facilitate scheduling of the interviews. The supervisor will maintain the confidentiality of the employee's application.