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Systems Engineer (Anchorage)

at Enstar Natural Gas Company

Posted: 9/26/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1010519
Keywords: electronic

Job Description

  • 4501 - Gas Control Dispatch
  • Anchorage, AK, USA
  • DOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time - Regular

JOB SUMMARY:The Systems Engineer, under minimal supervision, ensures safe and reliable operation of ENSTAR's Alaska SCADA Operations and Instrumentation activities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Ensure adequate instrumentation systems and interfaces for safe reliable service to customers at all times by properly monitoring and maintaining ENSTAR's SCADA system. Perform routine maintenance, upgrades, screen development, and system expansion/development.
  • Ensure ENSTAR's internal/external instrumentation procedures and processes are followed and documented where applicable. Periodically review internal/external instrumentations and processes for improvement.
  • Ensure compliance with SCADA/Instrumentation regulations, including Alarm Management, Alarm Reviews/Metrics, operational reliability, back-up systems/processes, and other Instrumentation/SCADA regulations.
  • Manage network security and growth for the SCADA system and applicable work processes associated with providing safe reliable service.
  • Oversee SCADA systems and ensure their operational reliability, including interfacing/coordinating with Measurement, Communications/IT, and Pipeline Operations departments.
  • Design and program basic RTUs and PLCs to assist in measurement and automation.
  • Work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner.
  • Achieve financial objectives by sound management of financial resources, including capital expenditures, through budget preparation, monitoring of fees and costs, and analysis and/or justification for the use of financial resources.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications and establishing personal networks.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Information Technology/Engineering or related field/equivalent.
  • Five or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Gas industry and/or instrumentation/SCADA experience preferred.
  • Must be able to pass federally required initial and continuous Operator Qualifications training.
  • Must possess a valid Alaska Driver's License and be qualified to operate a vehicle under the conditions of the ENSTAR's Driving Policy.
  • Ability to pass a background, past employment, drug, and driving record screening.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to professionally and effectively: perform the job functions, communicate with the public, contractors, governmental agencies and representatives, and work with other departments and personnel to accomplish ENSTAR's objectives.
  • Proven organizational and analytical skills, with the ability to evaluate data, compile statistics and prepare reports, graphs, tables and charts.
  • Proven ability to develop and follow procedures/ documentation and comply with regulations and audits/inspections.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in verbal and written form.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and ability to use/learn other technologies.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work effectively and cooperatively with all levels of management, staff and contractors; exhibit a professional manner in dealing with others.
  • Practical knowledge of pipeline operations, application of Boyles/Charles gas laws, development of gas models for gas balancing, gas measurement and application of electronic instruments.
  • Ability to lead and motivate employees.
  • Possess superior information management and follow-up skills.
  • Good understanding of departmental policies and procedures and how they relate to ENSTAR's goals.
  • Practical knowledge of SCADA system configuration and operation.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must maintain a positive work atmosphere through effective interactions and communications with co-workers, customers and management.
  • Must maintain a safe environment for co-workers, customers and the public through adherence to established safety standards and timely reporting of potential hazards.
  • Must adhere to ENSTAR's policies and procedures related to the code of business ethics, compliance, responsible use of assets, and all applicable state and federal laws.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

Occasionally

Continuously

Frequently

1. Sitting

 

x

 

2. Standing

x

 

 

3. Walking

x

 

 

4. Bending Over

x

 

 

5. Crawling

x

 

 

6. Climbing

X

 

 

7. Reaching Overhead

x

 

 

8. Crouching

x

 

 

9. Kneeling

x

 

 

10. Balancing

 

 

 

11. Pushing or pulling

x

 

 

12. Talking

 

x

 

13. Repetitive use of hands/arms

 

x

 

14. Repetitive use of legs

 

 

 

15. Grasping

x

 

 

16. Lifting

 

 

 

10lbs or less

x

 

 

11 to 25 lbs

x

 

 

26 to 50 lbs.

 

 

 

51 to 75 lbs

 

 

 

76 to 100 lbs

 

 

 

Over 100lbs

 

 

 

17. Carrying

 

 

 

10lbs or less

x

 

 

11 to 25 lbs

x

 

 

26 to 60 lbs

 

 

 

51 to 75 lbs

 

 

 

76 to 100lbs

 

 

 

Over 100lbs

 

 

 

18. Eye/hand coordination

x

 

 

19. Fine Manipulation

x

 

 

VISUAL ACUITY:

 

Occasionally

Continuously

Frequently

1. Close vision (clear at 20 "or less)

 

 

x

 

2. Distance vision (clear at 20' or more)

 

x

 

 

3. Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)

 

x

 

 

4 Peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while

eyes are fixed on a given point)

 

 

 

x

 

5. Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)

 

x

 

 

6. Ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus)

 

x

 

 

7. No special vision requirements

 

 

 

 

MENTAL EFFORT:

 

Occasionally

Continuously

Frequently

1. Thinking analytically

 

x

 

2. Communication

 

x

 

Using effective verbal communication

 

x

 

Using effective written communication

 

x

 

3. Handling stress & emotions

 

x

 

4. Concentrating on tasks

 

x

 

5. Discriminating colors

x

 

 

6. Remember details

 

x

 

7. Making decisions

 

x

 

8. Adjusting to changes

 

x

 

9. Examining/observing details

 

x

 

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS:

 

Occasionally

Continuously

Frequently

1. Inside

 

x

 

Hot/Heat

 

 

 

Cold

 

 

 

2. Outside

x

 

 

Hot Temperature

 

 

 

Cold Temperatures

 

 

 

Humid

 

 

 

3. Hazards

 

 

 

Biological

 

 

 

Chemical

 

 

 

Electrical

 

 

 

Radiation

 

 

 

Sharp Objects/Tool

 

 

 

Heavy Machinery

 

 

 

Other

 

 

 

4. Unprotected Spaces

 

 

 

High Places/High Heights

 

 

 

Constricted Spaces (Underground)

 

 

 

5. Dirty (Soil)

 

 

 

6. Dry

 

 

 

7. Fumes, Gases, Odors, Dust

 

 

 

8. Grease, Oil, Mud

 

 

 

9. Moving Mechanical Parts

 

 

 

10. Noise

 

 

 

11. Hot Temperature (Devices )

 

 

 

Burners

 

 

 

Flame Torches

 

 

 

12. Vibration

 

 

 

13. Wet, Slippery Floors/Surfaces

 

 

 

14. Working w/others

 

x

 

15. Working alone

x

 

 

The statements contained in this job description are intended to describe the general content and requirements for performance of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities and requirements. Others duties may be assigned.

ENSTAR IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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