BASIC JOB SUMMARY
A SCADA Analyst provides formal and in-formal end-user training and support; designs, programs, installs and maintains application; designs networks to support SCADA applications; manages projects; acts as liaison between district staff and field; acts as systems administrator for various district SCADA /DCS systems.
Meets with operations staff to analyze and document SCADA/DCS and other control system needs; reviews new applications, programs, and their impact on operations; designs, develops, and modifies programs; implements new functionality of SCADA/DCS Systems. Establishes long-term needs for SCADA/DCS systems, and plans strategy for developing systems.
Implements, maintains, and supports systems related to SCADA/DCS applications; research problems and issues reported by users; determines best method for issue resolution. Installs new releases and program fixes for SCADA/DCS system applications, software, and hardware; provides database administration and maintenance; maintains security of SCADA/DCS and other control systems, databases, and applications.
Troubleshoots, programs, and repairs/replaces programmable logic controllers (PLC's), logic modules, data modules, and PLC network communications equipment. Evaluates SCADA/DCS system communications performance and monitors SCADA system data collection reports; acts as SCADA /DCS computerized control systems administrator.
Trains and provides technical assistance to operations and maintenance staff in SCADA/DCS applications, computer control equipment and SQL data reporting; develops ad-hoc and complex reports from enterprise applications using SQL, Access, and Excel; develops queries and databases to support requested reports; provides technical assistance to users; advises in the
DEMONSTRATED KNOWLEDGE OF AND PERFORMANCE IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
Windows Operating Systems, and SQL Server.
TCP/IP, LAN, WAN, MPLS, Frame Relay, Wireless, Fiber Optic, and Remote Access
Switches, Routers, Firewalls, Gateways, Bridges, and Hubs
VoIP phone and voicemail systems.
Field instrumentation and signal processing.
Systems design theory and methods;
Programming theory, database design and structure.
Mechanical, electrical and control systems.
Various SCADA/DCS software, HMI interface.
Microsoft SQL, Access, and Excel to generate ad-hoc and complex reports.
Familiarity with Oil and Natural gas systems.
Low voltage operational and safety considerations.
Fiber optic communication systems.
Field instrumentation and signal processing and conditioning; Computer/other control Systems design theory.
Analyze and define complex problems, evaluate alternatives, and provide solutions.
Communicate both orally and in writing at the level appropriate for the audience.
Read, interpret and apply complex technical publications, manuals, electrical drawings, and other documents in performance of assigned tasks.
Adapt and apply new technologies.
Prepare clear and concise technical reports and correspondence.
Plan, organize, and schedules work to meet deadlines.
Review, check, and inspect the work of contractors and consultants.
Develop budgets and perform project oversight.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, consultants, and vendors.
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