Job details

Location
Allentown
Salary
$60 - 75 per hour
Job Type
Contract
Ref
221707
Posted
about 1 month ago

PRESCREEN QUESTIONS (must be included on top of resume):

Do you have an involved understanding of the NERC CIP requirements as they apply to an electric utility?

If yes, which standards and how long have you worked within them?

Do you have working knowledge of substations and protective relaying? Are you able to occasionally work within a high voltage substation environment as needed?

Interview process: 1) Phone screen 2) Onsite interview

Work Location: Remote

NERC REQUIRED: Y

Interview process: 1) Phone screen 2) Onsite interview Work

Job Summary Under minimal supervision, responsible for support of NERC CIP compliance activities associated substation relaying and associated equipment.

This position ensures high quality of the engineering team's deliverables verifying all documented processes and procedures are followed. These procedures are based on enforceable national standards, PPL and industry best practices and are uniformly applied in system protection. Primary Responsibilities

1. Prepares, executes and coordinates the planning, documentation and follow up of Cyber Asset assessments (CSVA, CSV), protective (security) patching and conducts reviews confirming engineering protection and control procedures are delivered.

2. Able to work in a variety of functions either in field locations or in the home office, which may include necessary activities ensuring quality processes are implemented in optimization of system/component performance and availability. Verification of in field systems either documenting as left conditions or ensuring new systems meet requirements before in service.

3. Applies industry best practices in development of procedures and processes addressing quality and reliability standards requirements.

4. Works effectively in a team environment and may assume the role of team leader.

5. Provides quality assurance, procedure and standards requirements guidance and recommendations to other PPL employees in support of high quality, timely and cost-effective engineering solutions to technical problems. CIP audit guidance as required.

6. Builds knowledge of the organization's reliability and quality procedures and processes.

7. Ensures department deliverables exceed all industry standard requirements through development and implementation of uniform processes based on industry best practices. 8. Implement industry best practices in development of efficient review processes and procedure development.

Basic Qualifications

1. Bachelor's Degree in engineering or science from a college or university accredited by ABET. Candidates with extensive experience and certifications in quality assurance in lieu of the specified degree will be considered.

2. Minimum 5 years experience implementing a quality or reliability program, or project management involving engineering projects.

3. Engineers with quality or licensing experience with generation, distribution, industrial protection, or system planning will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications (some of the following)

1. NERC Reliability standards expertise Cybersecurity program implementation expertise.

2. Knowledge of Protection & Controls engineering

3. Six Sigma Certification

4. PMP Certification

5. Experience in the energy industry Quality program implementation in a regulated industry such as nuclear or pharmaceuticals.