Telecom SCADA Engineer in Gahanna, OH at EASi

Posted: 8/17/2019

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EASi has been a leader in providing engineering support services and technology solutions for the global market for more than 35 years, with particular expertise in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, embedded systems and manufacturing engineering. With 2,400 dedicated employees across the U.S. and India, EASi offers comprehensive and innovative solutions, specializing in energy and utilities, automotive, transportation, medical devices and consumer/industrial products.

The position falls within the Protection and Controls Department of the organization. The engineer will work with senior level engineers to learn how to provide RTU related input for preparing P&C scopes, design support and cost estimates for electric substation projects. They will learn how to prepare and/or review RTU configurations and RTU Point Assignment (RPA) lists for electrical substation projects. They will work with in-house and client engineers and designers.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
  • Participate in RTU configuration activities for 4kV through 765KV electrical substation projects.
  • Learn how to provide RTU related input for preparing P&C scopes, design support and cost estimates for electric substation projects.
  • Learn how to prepare and/or review RTU configurations and RTU Point Assignment (RPA) lists for electrical substation projects.
  • Participate in project scheduling, resource planning, and cost control for assigned projects.
  • Provide project engineering support for RTU installation, commissioning, checkout and troubleshooting.
  • Learn how to review and approve RTU related work of other team members.
  • Learn how to review, evaluate and provide SCADA related comments and recommendations on transmission and distribution planning proposals.
  • Coordinate with transmission customers and interconnected companies on associated SCADA and RTU issues.
  • Maintain awareness of NERC requirements related to SCADA and RTU architecture, physical and electronic station security.
  • Contribute to development of system-wide protection and SCADA standards for transmission and distribution station protection, metering and control applications.
  • Provide general SCADA and RTU technical support, as needed, including the technical interfaces with P&C SCADA Standards, Telecomm, Operations, Transmission Region Operations, Station Engineering, Transmission Planning and Project Management.
  • Work under supervision of SCADA Engineers II, III, IV, Senior Engineers, and Principal Engineers
  • Position requires 10-15% travel to field substations

Education and Experience Requirements
  • Zero to two years of experience in substation SCADA application, design and engineering for HV and EHV electrical substation projects (for higher level classifications) and familiarity with relay protection, metering and control.
  • Zero to two years of experience with Local Area Network (LAN) communication system
  • Zero to two years of experience with DNP and Modbus Protocols
  • Zero to two years of experience with GE D20 (Westronic) RTU (Remote Terminal Unit) programing and Cooper RTU programing
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering (ABET)
  • Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering (ABET) will count toward years of experience

Requisite Abilities and Skills
  • Familiarity with standards and codes such as IEEE, ANSI, NEC, and NESC
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Demonstrate ability to work with others in supplying information and seeking assistance as necessary
  • Demonstrate willingness and capabilities to assume leadership roles

Amazing begins here. EASi is a leading global services company specializing in engineering and sciences. For more than 35 years, EASi has delivered critical services across a range of industries, including energy and utilities, transportation, heavy equipment, consumer and industrial products, medical devices, pharmaceutical and biotechnology, as well as academic and health care research. By adapting to the constantly evolving needs of our customers, we have built specialized expertise and a multidisciplinary perspective - leveraging cutting-edge technology and processes - to constantly improve and innovate. Through EASi's flexible solutions and consultative approach, customers in engineering and sciences can expect unparalleled quality, increased speed to market and collaborative customer engagement services.

Headquartered in Hanover, Maryland, EASi has 3,700 dedicated employees across North America, Europe and Asia. EASi is an Aerotek company, a leader in the recruiting and staffing industry. Aerotek is an operating company of Allegis Group® Inc., a global leader in talent solutions. To learn more about EASi, visit

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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Jonathan Farroni