At a senior level, performs and coordinates the activities of engineering and technical staff responsible for system engineering, documentation and software support of the Energy Management System (EMS). This position utilizes in-depth knowledge of best practices and experience to provide and improve processes in power system modeling and analysis. Takes a new perspective to solve complex problems related to EMS. Works independently and receives minimal guidance. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. May direct the work of other staff members. This position focuses on technical knowledge of EMS, SCADA and modeling and analysis of power systems and performs a combination of the following duties:
At a senior level, provides software and hardware support for LCRA TSC’s real-time controls environments including the Energy Management Systems (EMS) and Substation Wide Area Network (SUBWAN), associated ancillary systems and servers in areas such as design, development, user administration, configuration, deployment, installation, tuning, monitoring, maintenance and updating. Participates in managing incidents, problems and anomalies including recognition, analysis and resolution. Maintains awareness of NERC, FERC and ERCOT Reliability standards including Critical Infrastructure Protection Standards. Ensures compliance with applicable NERC standards. Participates in maintaining Availability of the controls environments. Documents changes made to systems or equipment through appropriate change management, communications and record keeping practices.
This position utilizes in-depth knowledge of best practices and experience in own discipline to provide and improve services. Takes 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.
The Administrator may focus on one of the four areas outlined below:
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.
Nine or more years of experience in the respective focus area. A degree(s) in computer science, information technology, telecommunications, engineering, or relevant field may be substituted per LCRA guidelines for certain years of experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
A degree in Electrical Engineering. Masters degree with specialization in Power System is preferred. Six or more years of experience in Power System Analysis, modeling, EMS and SCADA Systems. Experience with using GE Reliance EMS System will be useful.