SCADA Project Manager

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Lightsource bp

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7 days ago

Lightsource bp is a global leader in the development and management of solar energy projects. We are a 50:50 joint venture with bp with a mission to help drive the world’s transition to low carbon energy.

With solar set to increase tenfold in the next 20 years, we are well-positioned to capitalise on this growth. By joining the Lightsource bp team, you will ‘be the change’ on the world’s energy transition to a more sustainable future.

We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit as we continue to push the boundaries of an ever-changing energy landscape. By choosing a career with us, you can expect a challenging and fulfilling role surrounded by people who are passionate and have brilliant ideas about sustainable technology, innovation and making the world a better place.

What You’ll do
Provide SCADA expertise on solar power systems during the construction and operational phase of each project, focusing on SCADA Implementation, commissioning, up-keep, and maintenance. Responsible for SCADA maintenance and sub-system support for operational projects.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Work closely with the project manager, EPC, construction manager, electrical manager, and project engineer to guarantee a quality system is installed and commission per specifications of the interconnect agreement, QSE, Utility, Independent System Operator and regional reliability entity
  • Responsible for evaluating commissioning reports for completeness, quality, correctness, and security of device installations
  • Manage consultants for network security deliverables
  • Troubleshoot SCADA hardware, software, HMI, network and ethernet switches, computers/workstations, programming, subnets, routers, and/or other communications network issues and engage appropriate support team to get them fixed in a timely manner
  • Update basic configurations of digital automation controllers, PPCs, PLCs, RTACS, communication processors, and managed Ethernet switches for SCADA network when new systems are added or removed
  • Maintain project documentation, including SCADA, network, and communications record drawings
Who we’re looking for
  • Knowledge of SCADA, RTUs, Point to Point testing processes, electric distribution, substations, and transmission systems
  • Knowledge of SCADA communications network, topology, and protocols
  • Knowledge of third-party datalink protocols (Modbus, DNP, OPC, etc.)
  • Associates Degree or Technical Certification in Electrical or Electronics Engineering and/or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with SCADA software programming and SCADA historians
  • Knowledge of NERC/CIP requirements
  • 5-10 years’ experience in the duties and responsibilities described
  • Ability to discuss complex situations with others in person or by telephone and to coordinate an agreed action plan
  • Ability to multi-task in support of cross functional requirements while diligently meeting required deadlines with accuracy and consistency
  • Proficiency in MS Suite required; experience in data and workflow management and use of enterprise software platforms preferred
Why you’ll make a great member of the team
Personal qualities
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Detail oriented with strong process and administrative skills
Why you’ll want to work for us

Our company is a place where you can be yourself and grow – a place where your ideas and opinions matter.
Be you: We pride ourselves on being an inclusive community, where every individual is valued and treated with respect.
Be responsible: Our culture is driven by our core values. From operating safely to ensuring our solar projects are responsible and promote biodiversity.
Be recognised: Alongside a competitive salary, we offer a variety of benefits including annual bonus, retention bank, health insurance, pension, and other local benefits.
Be inspired: Join an agile, international team working across 15 countries to power the future and positively impact people, communities, ecosystems and biodiversity across the world.
Our core values: Lightsource bp truly cares about creating a sustainable future through safe, responsible and meaningful low-carbon energy projects. Our core values of Safety, Integrity, Respect, Sustainability and Drive are the guiding principles for everything we do.
We offer:

  • US team members are entitled to medical benefits, life insurance, dental benefits, vision benefits and short- and long-term disability benefits. Lightsource bp pays for the first $800 of the monthly insurance premium. For staff members with dependents, Lightsource will cover 50% of the costs of covering dependents. The team member contributes the remainder of the premium, if any, through pre-tax payroll deduction.
  • Lightsource bp offers US team members immediate eligibility for a 401(k) plan, with a 3% nonelective employer contribution.
  • Our team members are eligible for a discretionary annual bonus, calculated based on corporate, team and individual objectives. Team members in the US may receive an additional 50% of their annual bonus in a “retention bank” as well, available for withdrawal after three years of bonus awards have accrued.
  • Lightsource bp currently observes the following 11 holidays in the US: New Years Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
  • US team members accrue 20 days of vacation and 15 days of sick leave annually. All team members are also eligible for COVID-19 leave.
  • Team members in the US enjoy a hybrid work environment.
  • US team members receive a monthly personal phone bill reimbursement of up to $100 and a monthly commuter benefit of up to $150. Team members also receive one-time wellness and remote work allowances

Lightsource bp is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.