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SCADA Specialist - Flexible Location

Concord, CA, US, 94518

Requisition ID # 47283 

Job Category : Engineering / Science; Information Technology; Maintenance / Construction / Operations 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Electric Operations

Job Location : Concord; Fresno; Rocklin

Position Summary:

Responsibilities include ensuring the availability, integrity, and reliability of assigned SCADA/FLISR screen views or system support.  This position provides software application solutions, development, advice, and assistance to clients to design, develop, integrate, and maintain SCADA/FLISR systems.  Conducts analysis, programming, troubleshooting, recommending solutions, and implementing fixes associated with SCADA/FLISR systems and applications.  Prepares and reviews design documentation.


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • BA or BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business or related discipline or equivalent experience or technical training.
  • 3 years of Engineering, Operations, IT or other utility experience  


Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of operating systems and network topology.
  • Knowledge of SCADA related NERC CIP requirements in the ODN (Operation Data Network) as well as any remediation required to meet CM (Configuration Manager).
  • Ability to use MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, Power Point and Access is required.
  • Experience working with SCADA or Automation systems preferred.
  • Intermediate to moderate knowledge of one or more of the following: Electric Distribution Operations; Distribution Automation; Distribution Engineering.
  • Knowledge of RTSCADA, ADMS, DERMS, DMS, advanced grid applications and Yukon Feeder Automation Software database support following Operating Standards and Procedures.
  • Graphical user interface (GUI) and design skills desired
  • Knowledge of computer networking and SCADA/FLISR, PGE/DNP protocols desired
  • Knowledge of telecommunications systems desired
  • Ability to be self-managing and to relish the challenges of problem solving.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.  Ability to develop positive relationships with vendors and clients.  Document work practices appropriately. 
  • Knowledge of SQL database systems.
  • Experience in application support

The following certifications and/or licenses are preferred:

  • Distribution Operator Certification
  • Professional Engineering License
  • Technical Journeyman Certificate
  • SQL Certification
  • Work experience can be substituted



DCC SCADA Operational Consultant and Support:

  • Test, install and maintain the SCADA/FLISR control systems and services associated with DCC Operations, Distribution Automation and SCADA/FLISR Teams.
  • Responsible for communication with end-users and vendors for SCADA/FLISR software enhancements and issues.
  • Responsible for providing business analysis perspectives for proposed changes to SCADA/FLISR applications and associated interfaces.
  • Works with real time and historical database administration
  • Provide 1st and 2nd tier support in testing, analyzing, diagnosing and resolving problems associated with SCADA/FLISR systems.
  • Provides support guidance, consultation to DCC personnel and end users in the development and implementation of SCADA and FLISR.
  • Available to support Distribution System Operations 24 x 7 for production support of SCADA/FLISR systems.
  • Work closely with operations to monitor existing equipment, real time data and control.
  •  Awareness of  established policies and procedures to support all users of SCADA/FLISR
  • Support Project work as requested


Data/Control Monitoring/Sharing and Management:

  • Monitor and evaluate data and control for operations and engineering.
  • Assist in analyzing, diagnosing and resolving problems associated with all SCADA/FLISR systems. 


Compliance and Process Improvement:

  • Assist with ensuring compliance with regulatory and company standards.
  • Use of best practices and benchmarks to achieve efficient and effective services.
  • Applies specific best practices as appropriate continued improvement in core competencies.
  • Uses industry recognized approaches, methodologies and techniques specific to competency area to deliver quality real-time control and monitoring solutions


  • This is a "career/journey - level" SCADA position in which incumbent performs moderate to complex SCADA/FLISR assignments with low to average risk in an autonomous fashion with limited guidance.
  • Resolves problems within SCADA/FLISR procedural guidelines.  Seeks assistance from the supervisor or more senior employees on unusual or more difficult problems. Assignments typically require standard solutions and limited creative approaches.
  • Must maintain a close working relationship with the line of business operations group.


Our Mission

To safely and reliably deliver affordable and clean energy to our customers and communities every single day, while building the energy network of tomorrow.

Our Vision

With a sustainable energy future as our North Star, we will meet the challenge of climage change while providing affordable energy for all customers.

Our Culture

We put safety first.
We are accountable. We act with integrity, transparency and humility.
We are here to serve our customers.
We embrace change, innovation and continuous improvement.
We value diversity and inclusion. We speak up, listen up and follow up.
We succeed through collaboration and partnership. We are one team.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric companies in the United States. Based in San Francisco, our 24,000 employees deliver safe, reliable, affordable and clean energy to nearly 16 million people throughout our Northern and Central California service area, stretching from Eureka to Bakersfield and from the Pacific Ocean to the Sierra Nevada.

More About Our Company

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.

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Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland