The Operations Computer Specialist is responsible for data integrity, data modeling, data display, data maintenance and data integration of the various BGE Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems such as the Energy Control System (ECS), the Distribution Automation System (DAS), the Network Management System (NMS), PI-Historian (PI), Distribution Management Information System (DMIS), Geographic Information System (GIS), CVR datalink and the Inter Communications Control Protocol (ICCP) data link. The SCADA systems are used by the client’s System Dispatchers to monitor and control the client's electrical system (Transmission, Sub-transmission and Distribution) in real time.
To accurately maintain the client’s computer control systems, the Operations Computer Specialist utilizes SQL, Unix commands, Oracle forms, Digital Logic (DA) and Siemens Spectrum software to process data maintenance and write scripts; utilizes Siemens Spectrum and Digital Logic DA editors to build displays and computer linkages; utilizes Oracle DMS / OMS software to perform OMS model builds; supports capital project installations by coding base application databases for SCADA systems; build RTU timing tables; provide calculations for transmission, sub-transmission and distribution line data; builds computer displays/linkages and conducts testing between system dispatcher consoles and field equipment; integrates new DA equipment into the distribution auto-restoration program; codes the ECS Network Applications database and builds computer displays for the security analysis package; updates network control systems together by Coding ICCP (data link) database so they are completely integrated; leads and coordinate the functional testing of new and existing applications (e.g. voltage reduction, load shedding, load management, outage management etc.), coordinates and tests the transferal of the client's transmission system data with the PJM Interconnection personnel via ICCP data link, diagnoses client to PJM communications and data problems necessary for the integrity of PJM’s security analysis results, notifies PJM of client transmission rating changes via PJM’s eDART system; investigates SCADA hardware/software problems with internal client IT or external vendors; and support Distribution and Transmission System Operations during storms and system emergencies such as generator capacity deficiency periods.
This position may be required to work extended hours, including 24x7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies. Required to work overtime as needed. Subject to being on-call for system emergencies.