At a senior level, performs installation, commissioning and maintenance of LCRA Transmission Services substation protective relaying, diagnostics, SCADA, measurement, metering, monitoring and control systems. Senior technicians assist in technical support to system operations, LCRA design and maintenance engineering groups and customers in the development and implementation of SCADA, metering, and protection systems. This position utilizes in-depth knowledge of best practices and experience in own discipline to provide and improve services. Take a new perspective to solve complex problems. Works independently and receives minimal guidance. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may direct the work of other staff members.
This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.
Five or more years of experience in the construction and/or maintenance of power substation protection, SCADA, diagnostic, metering, monitoring and/or control systems. A degree(s) in electrical power theory, electronics, instrumentation, controls, computer science or relevant field may be substituted per LCRA guidelines for certain years of experience.
Networking experience and SCADA/RTU configuration background preferred.