- Tucker, GA, USA
- Full Time
The Electronics Maintenance (EM) Energy Control System (ECS) Technician is responsible for installing, programming, and commissioning substation equipment within the departments' five disciplines including Revenue Metering, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)/Fiber Optic Telecommunication, Remote Control Motor Operated Switches (RCMOS), and Cyber Security Compliance for all distribution, generation, and transmission type substations. The ECS Technician independently administers and conducts preventative and corrective maintenance in these areas within the substations throughout the state. The ECS Technician is responsible for real-time operations and maintenance support needs of GSOC, GPC, and EMC Members. In addition, the ECS Technician will respond to singular Disaster Response Plan (DRP) Activation events and Power Quality concerns. Administers and conducts scheduled/corrective maintenance and commissioning related to departments' five disciplines. Also, possesses the ability to troubleshoot and repair problems on multiple intelligent electronic devices (IEDs), such as remote terminal units, revenue meters, data concentrators, digital fault recorders, and telecommunication networks. This position requires in-depth knowledge of electronics and communications networking technologies. It also requires the individual to understand software and protocol languages, such as DNP3 and Modbus. Provides technical assistance and support to 38 Electric Membership Cooperatives (EMCs) for their distribution of SCADA/Load Management Systems, as well as, coordinates and supervises contract staff (e.g. circuit providers, metering contractors, etc.) for routine maintenance and special projects. The ECS Technician possesses technical skills to support emerging technologies in the areas of communications networking and substation automation, which includes installation and maintenance of Fiber Optic transport network at all colocations and substations. The ECS Senior Technician functions as the resident expert in all EM Core disciplines and provides ongoing training for new and existing associates.
Education: Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology
Experience: (ECS Technician, I) Zero to One (0 - 1) year, (Sr. ECS Technician) Five (5) years installing and/or maintaining poly-phase metering equipment, component-level troubleshooting and printed circuit board repair, installing and/or maintaining electronic data/telecommunications micro-processor based equipment related to SCADA operations
Equivalent Experience: Associates degree in Electronics, and/or Telecommunications and (ECS Technician, I) Three (3) years, (Sr. ECS Technician) Nine (9) years installing and/or maintaining poly-phase metering equipment, component-level troubleshooting and printed circuit board repair, installing and/or maintaining electronic data/telecommunications micro-processor based equipment related to SCADA operations; military electronics specialty.
Licenses, Certifications and/or Registrations: Georgia Driver's License
Specialized Skills (e.g., typing, computers, software, tools and equipment uses, etc.): Experience in the use of test equipment such as multi-meter, fiber terminations kits, electrical and misc. hand tools, transmission test sets for communication circuits, understanding networking and laptop computers.
Must be able to pass a NERC CIP personnel risk assessment screening.
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