Director of Grid Services

at City of Burlington HR in Burlington, Vermont, United States

Job Description

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.
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
Supervise and assist the Power System Coordinators in the restoration of critical system
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
Learn and perform the duties of Power Systems Coordinator on an as needed basis.
Non-Essential Job Functions:
Performs other duties as required.

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Job Posting: 982436

Posted On: Jan 17, 2023

Updated On: Feb 16, 2023

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