Software Applications Engineer, Energy Management
Lavergne, Tennessee
January 30, 2017
Position Type:
Full Time
Customer Service
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SCADA development and software applications for energy management, responsibilities include engineering of systems typically used in the monitoring and control of electrical power distribution. Specific tasks may include consulting with internal and external customers to confirm system operation requirements, electrical one-line drawings verification, specs review, plan project's tasks and schedule with project managers, sporadically assist sales engineers on estimates.
Also, configuring and commissioning SE Power Monitoring Systems, integration of PLC applications and HMI interfaces, specifying and purchasing of hardware/software as required by project, and performing start-up services, troubleshooting and training for commissioned systems.

Domestic travel up to 25% to customer sites required.

This position requires sporadic presence at customer sites, as such, candidate must be able to obtain necessary clearance and/or credentials to travel abroad and comply with customer requirements for executing work on their site. The types of credentials that might be required, include background and credit checks, etc.

Qualifications, Essential

  • HMI/SCADA installation and configuration experience, including graphical screen and database development
  • HMI/SCADA solutions development experience for electrical power monitoring and control applications
  • Good understanding of communication protocols and interfaces such as ModBus and IEC 61850
  • PLC basic programming and troubleshooting experience
  • Experience in designing and commissioning power monitoring systems
  • Exposure to emergency power generation and distribution, including switchgear control applications and generator control applications
  • Supporting development of software standards for modular, scalable, reusable solutions
  • Knowledge and exposure to computer programming languages (VB, C#, C , Java script), database design (MS-SQL), HTML development.
  • BS in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering with emphasis on control systems, software engineering or computer science
  • Excellent inter-personal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a group setting, people skills, team oriented, self-motivated, and results driven
  • Demonstrated project management experience
  • Knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply applicable industry standards, such as NEC, UL, ISO, IEEE, and other requirements as needed
  • Willingness to travel
  • Stable work history

Qualifications, Desirable

  • Citect Certified Engineer (CCE)
  • HMI development experience with Citect, Profit Suite, Wonderware, Intellution, iFix, PanelView and Magelis.
  • Experience with industry standard communication protocols such as Modbus, ModbusTCP, BacNet, IEC61850, etc.
  • Implementation of IEC61850 protocol for Substation Automation
  • Exposure to low and medium voltage switchgear troubleshooting experience
  • Knowledgeable in computer networking architectures, topologies and hardware.
  • Experience with integrating devices from multiple vendors into packaged solution. (system integration)
  • Programming experience with Schneider / Modicon PLCs, using Concept or Unity Pro programming software

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