The City of Burlington is proud to offer full time employees a comprehensive benefits program that includes:
Medical/Dental Insurance Coverage
Prescription Drug Coverage
Flexible Spending Programs
Short-Term Disability Insurance
Paid Leave (Sick and Vacation)
Contributory Retirement Plan
Employee Assistance Program
Discounted Gym Memberships
Education benefits through Champlain College
Employee Assistance Program
Wellness Bonus Program
Local Resort Discounts
Subsidized Transportation Options
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 4061-36-001
This position is responsible for the supervision of the Power Systems Coordinators; and the design, installation, maintenance of BED’s supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system and communication with field devices to ensure reliability of the distribution system.
Essential Job Functions
Supervise, coach, motivate, and lead employees of the Grid Services area, including holding employees accountable for achieving desired results.
Conduct performance reviews and develop training opportunities for Power System Coordinators.
Supervise and assist the Power System Coordinators in the restoration of critical system outages.
Prepare annual operating and capital budget for the Grid Services area.
Perform SCADA network administrator tasks, upgrades, and replacement.
Responsible for real time integrity, reliability, and documentation of the SCADA Network, SCADA Control System, and SCADA fiber system.
Develop, design, and install SCADA servers.
Develop, maintain, and update SCADA databases, point lists of data transferred between control center and field devices, calculations, screens/displays, and video wall.
Responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining SCADA security standards in collaboration with BED’s IT Department to ensure the integrity of the SCADA system.
Assist with the design and configuration of network and communication systems for human machine interface, remote terminal units, intelligent electronic devices, distributed generation, microgrids, and battery storage.
Assures compliance with all operating procedures related to SCADA and control center.
Inform other department of field changes and operating characteristics of distribution devices.
Learn and perform the duties of Power Systems Coordinator on an as needed basis.
Non-Essential Job Functions:
Performs other duties as required.
Promoting a culture that reveres diversity and equity
The City of Burlington is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we are strongly committed to creating a dynamic and equitable work-force that mirrors the population and world that we serve. We do not discriminate on the basis of political or religious affiliation, race, color, national origin, place of birth, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, crime victim status, veteran status, disability, HIV positive status, or genetic information in employment or the provision of services.
In addition to being an equal opportunity employer we actively encourage applicants who can contribute to our growing diversity to apply.
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The Burlington Electric Department is Vermont’s largest municipally owned electric utility serving more than 19,600 customers. BED is the exclusive provider of electric service to the City of Burlington, an area of approximately 16 square miles, and the Burlington International Airport in South Burlington. BED is also the operator and 50 percent owner of the Joseph C McNeil Wood-Powered Electric Generating Facility (pictured above) located in Burlington’s Intervale.All job postings and applications are through our NeoGov applicant tracking system:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/burlingtonvt