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Senior SCADA Electrical Engineer

United States, North Dakota, Fargo
3350 38th Avenue South (Show on map)
December 03, 2023

The Opportunity

Ulteig is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Senior SCADA Electrical Engineer working in the Automation, Integration, and System Protection (AISP) Department. The Senior SCADA Electrical Engineer is responsible for designing, programming, installing, and testing automation systems that bring together multiple sub-systems to meet the operational and regulatory needs of the owner. The Senior SCADA Engineer will be able to develop and implement logic for complex custom applications. The Senior SCADA Engineer will oversee less experienced staff and reports to a Technical Manager in the department.

What You'll Do

  • Provide mentoring and review for SCADA point lists, remote terminal unit (RTU) programs, human-machine interfaces (HMI's), meter programs, metering overviews, and calculations
  • Program, install, troubleshoot, test, and commission Remote Terminal Units (RTU's), Programmable Automation Controllers (PAC's) & Human Machine Interfaces (HMI's) for renewable and power utility clients
  • Develop complete design packages for site network and communication architectures compliant with client and regulatory requirements
  • Provides technical guidance to other engineers
  • Establish and maintain schedules and provide timely progress reports and project status updates
  • Takes ownership of quality and coaches/mentors others
  • Maintains positive client relationships, responsive both internally and externally, very frequent client interaction
  • Responsible for the completion of projects in the allotted time
  • Understands actual time required for most tasks and helps develop the project schedule
  • Typically perform work with the following technologies and platforms:

    • Communication Processors: SEL-RTAC, Novatech OrionLX+
    • HMI: WonderWare, Ignition, other web-based GUI's
    • Network: SEL, Ruggedcom, & Cisco Firewalls and ethernet switches
    • Troubleshooting: Putty, Wireshark

What We Expect from You

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering required. ABET-accredited program or equivalent required
  • Professional Engineering (PE) license required
  • A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience is required
  • Demonstrates proficiency and working knowledge of communication protocols (DNP3, Modbus, etc.) and internet network architectures.
  • Network design experience and implementation, networking/IT certifications like Cisco Certified Network Associate a plus
  • Microsoft Software Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Applies current, standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria to complete engineering tasks
  • Develops plans, specifications, and observation reports to see that these items are complete, accurate, and in accordance with sound engineering practice
  • Practices efficiency engineering as it pertains to design selection
  • Recommends alterations to development and design to improve quality
  • Works closely with engineering technicians and experienced electrical engineers
  • Performs detailed engineering design reviews and evaluations within specialty
  • Takes ownership of quality
  • Responsible for completing tasks and projects in the allotted time
  • Prepares reports and correspondence concerning the direction of assigned projects
  • May participate in marketing, sales, and business development activities within an assigned market
  • Demonstrates a wide degree of creativity and latitude
  • On-site commissioning and/or construction support is a plus
  • Willing to travel 15-20% of the year
  • Effectively communicates and interacts with clients to ensure we are meeting their needs
  • Works closely with other disciplines on multi-discipline projects
  • Must have authorization to work permanently in the US
  • Must have a valid driver's license, or ability to obtain prior to starting date

      As you consider applying for a position at Ulteig, we encourage you to think outside the box - because we do! You might not meet 100% of the skills listed in a description, but we are committed to hiring people with exceptional talent, ability and potential, and then creating an environment where they can become the best versions of themselves. We don't want to miss out on the possibility of speaking with the next outstanding Ulteig team member, so please apply if you think this role is a great match for your unique skills and strengths. And, yes, relevant military experience is absolutely considered for transitioning service members.

      What You Can Expect from Ulteig

      Ulteig is a purpose driven organization that has built a culture focused on people - both our clients and our employees for over 75 years. Working at Ulteig is more than a job, it means you will have the opportunity to make a difference by creating and solving for a sustainable future. We realize that a huge part of our success has relied heavily on the dedication and focus of our workforce; this is why we make investing in our employees a top priority. Being 100% employee-owned means, we take our own success and the success of our clients personally.

      We offer our team members:

      • Flexible Workplace
      • Employee Ownership
      • Competitive Pay
      • Comprehensive Benefits Package
      • Collaborative Environment
      • Innovative Culture

      Our vision is to be the most trusted partners transforming our world's critical infrastructure. Ulteig connects people and resources to develop compelling, integrated solutions across multiple Lifeline Sectors, including power, renewables, transportation and water. Ulteig's footprint spans the country and leverages its expertise with a wide range of public and private clients.

      At Ulteig, we deeply care and listen to the needs of our team to ensure they are comfortable and have the necessary tools to be productive whether they choose to work remotely, hybrid or in office. We strive to allow a balance and separation between home and work life and provide support and a flexible working schedule so that employees are able to focus on what's important to them. Our offices are currently open, and employees have the option of accessing them to work. We will continue to monitor and respond to COVID-19 proactively to ensure the safety of our valued employees.

      If you would like to be a part of a company that empowers their employees, apply today!

      Ulteig is a Drug Free Workplace


      Additional Opportunity Details:
      Compensation Range is Generally +/- 15% of Position Mid-Point of $140,000*
      * The salary displayed represents the middle of a range. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary include your job specific skills, education, training, job location, number of years of experience related to this role and comparison to other employees already in this role

      Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: to protect the interests of all parties, Ulteig Engineers, Inc., will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate or an approved vendor that has a written and signed agreement in place with Ulteig. Please do not contact or forward resumes to our company employees or locations. Any unsolicited resumes will be considered Ulteig property. Ulteig is not responsible for any charges or fees related to unsolicited resumes.

      Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
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