• DU - Doyon Utilities
  • Fairbanks, AK
  • Non-Executive Management
  • Full-Time
  • 650 Hollis St

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POSITION OBJECTIVES: Manage the continuous operation of all DU utilities industrial control systems (ICS) and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems. Systems include ICS/SCADA packages for Power Generation Plants, CHPP, Water Distribution Plants as well as SCADA, PLC's, RTU's, flow computers, HMI's, graphics with related networked devices and communications protocols with various media types. Implement a corporate wide ICS and SCADA vision with guidelines and directives. Coordinate and direct activities of vendors and internal personnel in installation of hardware and software to enhance monitoring of system performance as well as allow Doyon Utilities personnel to control systems in a more efficient manner. Evaluate proposals from vendors and make recommendations on equipment purchases, software upgrades and purchases of system components. Strong project management skills for all ICS/SCADA projects through the company.
MAIN ACTIVITIES:
1. Manage ICS & SCADA systems, support personnel and related security on 12 utilities operated by DU at Ft Wainwright, Ft Greely, and JBER.
2. Supervise SCADA and ICS Systems Analysts
3. Organize and direct the training for DU personnel on any controls system changes to allow a smooth transition between upgraded or replaced system
4. Learn processes from the users working in each area to fully support the users
5. Communicate with users so there is an understanding of system changes before they occur
6. Convert technical speak to common speak to convey requirements to all levels
7. Coordinate with site managers, project/design engineers, maintenance personnel and the information technology staff to ensure a unity of effort in program design and implementation
8. Install ICS, SCADA and Instrumentation equipment at field sites as required
9. Maintain a companywide instrumentation calibration program with the support of each site
10. Prepare staff level budget estimates and implementation plans
11. Serve as the primary staff advisor on all ICS and SCADA issues
12. Ensure Doyon Utilities SCADA and Instrumentation activities are properly licensed and in compliance with applicable federal, state and military requirements.
13. Trouble-shoot system events, and propose solutions to mitigate root causes
14. Program ICS and SCADA systems to include PLC, RTU and HMIs as required
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Knowledge of Process Control Programmable Logic Controllers and SCADA Remote Terminal Units and their associated communication protocols
2. Exceptional ability to communicate with staff, management and vendors when discussing ICS, SCADA or Instrumentation issues
3. Extensive knowledge of Test, Diagnostic and Evaluation (TD&E) equipment related to SCADA and Instrumentation
4. Exceptional skill in computer applications and networking with an emphasis on SCADA software applications
5. Maintain continuous knowledge of manufacturer's products, applications through continuing education and review of product information
6. Serve as the primary project manager for all ICS/SCADA projects through the company

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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