Kinder Morgan SPECIALIST - SCADA I IT in COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado

SPECIALIST - SCADA I IT

Job ID #: 18269

Location:

CO-COLORADO SPRINGS

Functional Area:

Technology

Position Type:

Full Time

Experience Required:

3 - 5 Years

Relocation Provided:

No

Education Required:

Bachelors Degree

RC/Department:

0092 -KMI - IT SCADA SUPPORT :KMI

Position Description

Primary purpose:

  • The (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) SCADA Specialist will take a role in the support and maintenance of a real-time SCADA system. The SCADA system allows pipeline controllers in various locations to control and monitor pipelines across the continental United States.

  • The SCADA Specialist will participate in, or be responsible for implementation of SCADA system projects related to new or modified facilities. This work may include application configuration, application design, graphics development, and other activities in accordance with Kinder Morgan SCADA policies, procedures, and standards.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Work as part of a group to provide SCADA system administration and management functions.

  • Ensure that KM SCADA system procedures and standards are met.

  • Participate in or be directly responsible for the analysis, design, and implementation of HMI graphics, reports and related applications while following existing standards.

  • Participate in or be directly responsible for working with business groups or other IT staff to provide and/ or develop data interfaces between business and SCADA applications.

  • Coordinate with Engineering, Control Center, and Operations personnel to ensure that graphics, reports, and applications design meet customer requirements.

  • Provide SCADA system hardware and software support in conjunction with appropriate IT personnel as needed.

  • Participate with IT Infrastructure personnel to review system maintenance, diagnose problems, etc. related to IT Standard operating systems and databases.

  • Participate with IT Telecommunications personnel to review network design, maintenance issues, monitoring, etc.

  • Develop documentation related to the design and the use of graphics, applications, procedures, etc.

Job level commensurate with experience and skill set. Job can be filled in either Houston or Colorado Springs

Position Requirements

Minimum requirements:

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or Computer Science.

Experience / specific knowledge:

  • A minimum of 2 - 5 years’ work experience with SCADA, Automation or real-time systems support.

  • Experience in current SCADA System platform (ClearSCADA)

  • Basic programming skills and experience

  • Strong initiative with a strong desire to learn

  • Familiarity with IT, SCADA and or Telecomm architectural standards.

  • Ability to understand and apply Object Oriented methodologies.

  • SQL database experience

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office applications including MS-Excel & MS-Word

Competencies, skills, and abilities:

  • Must have reasonable typing skills to complete the required work effectively.

  • Strong organizational and documentation skills.

  • Must demonstrate excellent English-language skill, good written and verbal communication skill.

  • Ability to learn new technology at a rapid pace.

  • Very good troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure is required.

  • Strong analytical skills and logical thought processes.

  • Must be able to manage multiple tasks

  • Must be able to work with a team, take direction from supervisor(s), adhere to required work schedules, focus attention on details, and follow work rules.

Physical demands:

  • Majority of time will be spent at a workstation typing and using a mouse. (Significant repetitive motion with fingers)

  • The occasional moderate lifting of workstations or monitors.

Working conditions:

  • Standard office environment and hours.

  • At times during projects and startups, long hours will be required to ensure work is completed.

  • Sharing after-hours callout (7x 24) as part of a group is required.

  • Occasional travel may be required.

Preferred education, experience, certifications, competencies, skills, and abilities:

Above the minimum requirements; not required but advantageous in this position:

  • SCADA or Automation related experience in Pipeline and/or Liquid Terminals Industries

  • Good understanding of PLC logic control and function.

  • Networking experience within a Telecomm department

  • VB.Net programming experience

Other responsibilities:

Each team within the SCADA group may have other systems and responsibilities based on personnel and geography. This may include;

  • Support and configuration of measurement applications collecting flow computer information

  • General IT support for applications, servers, desktop, printers, etc.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.