SCADA Engineer - Kansas City

Date Posted: 02/14/2020

SCADA Engineer – Kansas City

$80 - $100k+ anticipated, depending on experience

Excellent full suite of benefits: competitive health insurance, 401k matching, PTO, onsite facilities including fully staffed fitness center, pharmacy, and dining.

Kansas City, MO area

This is a fantastic opportunity with a local reputable KC-based engineering consulting company with rich history and a national presence! Seeking someone with an Electrical Engineering or Computer Science educational background with SCADA design and testing experience!
The position will be a part of the company’s Telecom-focused group within the Electrical Utilities division. Someone in this role will work in a lead capacity over SCADA projects, and be responsible for overseeing the design and deployment of multiple SCADA related projects.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Design SCADA systems utilizing client standards or developing new standards
• Project deliverables may include:
o points lists
o device configuration files
o equipment migration plans
o bill of materials
o engineering specifications
o communication diagrams
• Identify and troubleshoot device communications using several different protocols
• Implement SCADA systems using various different transports and protocols
• Quality: create and maintain checklists to ensure quality control
• Provide support to customers in field of expertise
• Execute complex assignments requiring the use of advanced tools and techniques, resulting in the development of new or improved processes, equipment and/or technological methods
• Identify, communicate and resolve issues on projects as needed
• Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to less experienced staff members
• Work with the project manager to establish project schedule and lead the engineering team to meet deadlines
• Work closely with the project team to ensure deliverables and services are being provided to client’s satisfaction and that projects are following internal QA/QC guidelines
• Perform design quality reviews
• Regularly meet and correspond with clients or outside personnel to develop relationships with key client points of contact
• Prepare proposals and assist in presentations

Qualifications:

• Bachelor's Degree – Electrical, Computer Science, or related Engineering discipline from an accredited program
• 5+ years of professional work experience in SCADA design and testing
• PE License preferred, not a hard requirement
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Ability to apply intensive and diversified knowledge of principles and practices to broad areas of assignments
• Previous consulting experience preferred, not required
• Previous utility company experience preferred, not required


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