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Des Moines
$130k - 140k per year + Full benefits (medical, dental, vision, 401k)
Job Type
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Principal SCADA Engineer with a background in SCADA and Communications design for Substation Utility or Generation clients. Technical responsibilities will include the design of any / all of the following: SCADA and Communications systems including RTUs, RTACs, HMIs and IEDs; computer modeling/analysis of electrical systems; preparation of specifications for equipment and systems; report preparation; applying codes and standards and performing and reviewing design computations.

Essential Duties:

  • Detailed design of SCADA and Communications systems for high voltage substations including generating single lines, schematics, points lists and configuration files for RTUs, RTACs, HMIs, IEDs and other communications systems components
  • Design of SCADA interfaces with Protection and Control designs including panel wiring, AC/DC schematics, and Control building and relay panel layouts
  • Coordination with other disciplines as needed
  • Performing site visits for gathering data, site acceptance and commissioning support
  • Writing material procurement and construction specifications & evaluating contractor bids
  • Familiar with NERC SIP regulatory requirements
  • Protective relay coordination and settings experience preferred
  • Reviewing shop drawings
  • Researching equipment and client standards
  • Performs typical calculations such as equipment and conductor sizing, voltage drop and battery sizing
  • Generating engineering fee estimates
  • Providing field support during construction
  • Mentors and teaches less experienced engineers and design staff
  • Occasional overnight travel may be required for client meetings and or site visits

Required skills, education and experience:

  • BSEE from and ABET accredited University
  • 15+ years of protection and control design experience
  • Experience working directly with clients, supporting marketing proposals/efforts preferred
  • Experience managing a design budget and schedule preferred
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • PE license preferred