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SCADA System Manager

Date Posted
4th May 2017
Reference
VAC-25698
Sector
Information & Communication Technology
Job Type
Permanent
Location
Georgetown
Salary
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL) now invites suitably qualified and experienced professionals to apply for the post of SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) System Manager within the System Control and Engineering Services Department.

Job Description

Responsible to the System Control and Engineering Services Manager, the purpose of this role is to set up, bring into operation and lead a new team focused on helping the company to make the best use of the recently installed SCADA system. The section’s mission is to support GPL system operations by ensuring proper management, maintenance, and development of the SCADA system for power networks and - should these become necessary in Guyana - settlement systems and its related hardware and software components. Additionally, the role is to manage and maintain real time and historical data and related application programs ensuring control staff can easily gain access to necessary data so that appropriate responsibilities regarding control, telecommunications, tele-control, metering, and – when and if, necessary – settlement can be discharged.

 
Knowledge/Skills/Ability: 

The successful candidate will be an IT or electrical engineering professional with excellent understanding of SCADA, IT systems, computer system engineering/networks, computer operations, tele-communications, and delivering IT customer services. As well as having good management skills, he/she will have a broad overall understanding of electricity utility business processes, and the ability to communicate effectively (both orally and in writing).

 
Qualifications: 
Qualifications, Capabilities, and Experience:
  • Applicants are required to have a professional degree in IT, Computing, Computer Science, Information Technology, or Electrical/Electronic Engineering from a recognized University.
  • Further qualifications to Master’s level in a relevant field would be an advantage.
  • Ten years’ relevant work experience will also be required.

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