Solar SCADA Engineer
E.ON - San Francisco, CA

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Job Description:
  • Design and optimization of E.ON SCADA system for new
and existing solar projects.
  • SCADA equipment set-up, programming and
parametrization.
  • Supervise and coordinate commissioning of SCADA
system, inverters and tracker control & monitoring
systems, weather stations, meters, etc. for all new
solar projects.
  • Identify and solve SCADA issues which may happen
during operation. Conduct daily analysis of SCADA
system performance via monitoring & diagnostic.
  • Prepares quantity takeoffs and cost estimates;
prepares specifications and material requisitions to
purchase materials. Supports procurement department
by preparing bid evaluation.
  • Inspects construction site to ensure conformance to
engineering plans, specifications, and construction
and safety standards.
  • Communicate and exchange information effectively
between E.ON US SCADA needs and E.ON Germany AIS
(Asset Information Systems) team.
  • Develop SCADA best practices within E.ON.
  • Develop processes and procedures for asset
management team with a focus on SCADA
instrumentation and control engineering.
  • Contributes to on-going learning, personally and at
the team level -regarding overall system
optimization and ongoing cost reduction efforts.
  • Assures the implementation, during all the
engineering phases, of the applicable laws and
standard requirements regarding Health, Safety and
Environment.
  • Adhere to the company‚Äôs values and behaviors as
defined by the ONE E.ON philosophy.

Qualifications:
  • 4-year degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical
Engineering or equivalent.
  • Prior PV plant SCADA design, programming and
commissioning experience required.
  • Five years of electronic and/or electrical system
design required.
  • Candidates with international work experience
preferred.
  • Candidates with experience in power electronics
preferred.
  • Intimate knowledge of control systems, automation,
SCADA, PLCs, RTUs and IEDs, including experience in:
  • Network and fiber optics
  • VMWare
  • Serial communications
  • PV SCADA systems advantageous but not essential
  • MODBUS TCP/IP network protocol
  • Must understand basics of PV power plants and the
parameters measured, as well as their influence on
LCOE.
  • Professional experience with utility, renewables
and/or power plant design, construction and
operation including design experience in one or more
of the following: transmission, substation,
distribution, collection, system studies and/or
system protection
  • PE license preferred
Req. Code : ECR-0314-1209
% of Travel Required : 10-20%
Offer Relocation : Maybe

E.ON - 7 months ago - save job - block
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