Engineer, Gas Network Control Engineering
Company: NATIONAL GRID CO USA (NE POWER)
Posted on: June 18, 2022
As part of National Grid's continued commitment to safety, all
new hires must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Anyone unable
to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious
belief or medical reason can request a reasonable
accommodation.About usNational Grid is hiring an Engineer for our
Gas Control Center department in Northboro, MA.The National Grid
Gas Control department has an opening on a team tasked with
successful development and deployment of a new SCADA system for the
Rhode Island gas distribution system. Following deployment, the
candidate will support activities associated with the maintenance,
monitoring, and installation of gas telemetry, instrumentation, and
controls for the Gas SCADA system. This position will have primary
responsibility to support maintenance, design, and installation of
remote terminal units (RTU's), gas system instrumentation and
controls, telecommunication systems, gas metering, and gas quality
systems. The position will also support day to day activities
associated with the maintenance of the Gas SCADA system.Job
PurposeTo support the operation of the gas network system,
including the installation, maintenance and management of control
systems.Key AccountabilitiesResponsible for successful development
and deployment of new SCADA system for the Rhode Island
- Responsible for the design, configuration, installation
oversight, and support of repair and maintenance for all monitoring
and control equipment including, electronic sensing devices, flow
computers, Remote Terminal Units (RTUs), Programmable Logic
Controllers (PLCs), data communications equipment and services,
computer hardware, and other gas telemetry devices.
- Assures proper installation, reliability, accuracy, and
maintenance of all computer hardware and supporting control systems
associated with National Grid's Gas Supervisory Control and Data
Acquisition (SCADA) system.
- Programming of flow computers, remote terminal units, and
programmable logic controllers used to monitor and control the gas
- Coordinate with operating and maintenance personnel to provide
for proper calibration, repair and maintenance of gas measurement
and telemetry equipment at custody transfer points, and large
volume customers to ensure the accuracy of field equipment.
- Work with field technicians and telecom providers to support
operation and upgrades of the telemetry equipment and
communications infrastructure such as MPLS, CDMA, satellite, and
Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required
- Able to maintain an effective working relationship with control
room personnel to ensure they follow best
practice.QualificationsBachelor's degree in an Information
Technology or Engineering discipline required.
- Must be able to analyze operational requirements in a highly
logical manner and be able to recommend modifications and
improvements based on a thorough knowledge of computer processes
and existing gas control system designs.
- Analytical ability and technical skills to troubleshoot issues
with field telemetry and control systems is desirable.
- Project management skills to design, develop and oversee the
commissioning of new computer systems, communications networks, and
remotely controlled regulating stations is desirable.
- Coordination and supervisory skills sufficient to direct
maintenance and repair activities.
- Technical expertise sufficient to interact with technical
professionals in all areas of the company to make decisions
directly impacting control system design, installation and
- Must be a proactive problem solver with a high energy level and
possess the ability to quickly remedy problems as they arise.More
InformationPPL is in the process of acquiring The Narragansett
Electric Company from National Grid. This requisition is identified
as being part of this transition and will move to PPL at a later
date. Acceptance of an offer of employment for this role will
restrict your future movement to positions within National
Grid.This position has a career path which provides for advancement
opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in
the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and
applying technical skills. Candidates will be assessed and provided
offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their
National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad
diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster
a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver
superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is
proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage
minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected
veterans to join the National Grid team.
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