AES United States PD-Relay/SCADA Technician-000925 in Indianapolis, Indiana

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You are a current employee of AES Corporation, Dayton Power & Light Company, or another AES affiliate or subsidiary company except IPL.


You are NOT a current employee of any of the AES organizations listed above.

IF THIS POSITION OPENS TO THE PUBLIC, then you will need to submit your application and resume during the external candidate application process.

POSITION: Relay SCADA Technician



INITIAL POSTING: (BEGIN DATE) 10/11/2017 TO (END DATE) 10/19/2017

LOCATION: Morris St.



How to Apply :

  1. You must contact the Internal Job Application Line (317-261-5031 ) between the dates listed above to apply/bid for this position.

  2. You also must complete the Job Bid Questionnaire/Applicant Data Sheet (“JBQ”) and email to:


* Current JBQ’s are available on the IPL Intranet under “HR Info.” *

The due date for submitting your Job Bid Questionnaire/Applicant Data Sheet is:

TUESDAY, OCTOBER, 21st, 2017 .



Applicant must have a technical aptitude, possess an advanced working knowledge of basic electricity and electronics, and be able to demonstrate this knowledge by passing EEI Tech Test as well as other written and laboratory type tests.

Applicant must have 4 years or more of electrical/electronic maintenance experience.

Applicant must have completed the Educational Requirement for the Relay/SCADA Technician classification. (Attachment).

 Associate of Science Degree in Electrical/ Engineering Technology meeting all requirements described in the Educational Requirement for the Relay/SCADA Technician classification. (See attachment for type of schools accepted

Applicant must take the department written and lab test to determine entry step into the classification.

Applicant must enroll in and complete the Relay/SCADA Apprenticeship.

Applicant must be able to attain and maintain an Indiana Driver’s License.

Applicant must be able to lift and move 50 pound test equipment.

Other general qualifications such as attendance, safety, and performance records will be considered.

PRIMARY DUTIES: Working independently and as a team to install, test, modify, maintain and remove all protective relay, associated communication and SCADA equipment currently in service and new, unfamiliar equipment about to be installed at various Company operating centers, substations, power plants and customer locations.

Performs duties such as:

  1. Installing, wiring, testing, calibrating, troubleshooting and commissioning all applicable relay, load control or SCADA equipment and making neat, accurate records of these tests;

  2. Reading, interpreting and understanding applicable relay and control schematics, wiring diagrams, instruction books and applicable computer software;

  3. Working in conjunction with other employees to install, maintain and troubleshoot applicable communication channels such as microwave, pilot cable, leased, fiber optic or other types of communication circuits used for Relay or SCADA applications;

  4. Working in conjunction with other employees to install, test, remove and maintain applicable power supply and battery systems and keeping accurate records of these installations or tests;

  5. Contacting or working with employees of other companies such as customer representatives, equipment suppliers and Relay/SCADA technicians of other utilities;

  6. Minor field engineering; making, correcting and submitting drawings of finished work; writing specialized reports on certain aspects of the work;

  7. Acts as a Relay/SCADA project leader on moderately complex projects, such as the construction of relay, communication and SCADA components for substations, power plants and customer locations;

  8. Working effectively with customers, when applicable, having electrical system problems or complaints, locates, identifies and helps correct these situations;

  9. Instructs and trains personnel of less experience on the technical aspects of their job.

In addition to the primary duties listed above, the employee may be called upon to perform other work, as circumstances require.

Must know and comply with all Company safety and health policies and procedures applicable to work performance.

Relay/SCADA Technician Educational Requirement

The educational requirement for the Relay/SCADA Technician Position is successful completion of an Associate of Science Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology meeting the requirements described below:

  1. The degree is an Associate of Science Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology from an accredited university or college, which is a non-online type technical school such as ITT or Ivy Tech. A non-online school is one at which the core technical courses include both lecture and laboratory hours and must be taken at the school campus not on-line. Also, the laboratory hours must be taken concurrently with the lecture and

  2. The degree core curriculum must substantially cover these topics and:

 Technical mathematics – college algebra and trigonometry

 AC/DC fundamentals and circuits analysis

 Digital fundamentals and circuits analysis

 General Physics

 Motors and transform technology

 Computer programming

 Control systems

  1. The completion of such schooling has been documented and can be verified.

A degree from an on-line type school such as University of Phoenix, Arizona State University or other online school will not fulfill the Educational Requirement for the Relay/SCADA Technician position.

Progression from the fifth step to the fourth step is intended to comply with section 7.03 of the physical unit collective bargaining agreement. However, employees will not progress to the fourth step and beyond until they have completed all of the job requirements including completing the minimum educational requirements for pension band L Relay/SCADA Technician.

Failure to remain active in obtaining the educational requirements needed to progress to the Relay/SCADA Technician fourth step at a minimum level of one core technical class from the Educational Requirements list of subjects or approved equivalent subject per school semester may result in transfer out of the Relay/SCADA Technician classification unless extenuating circumstances can be identified and accepted by the Company.

Indianapolis Power & Light Company (IPL), an AES Company, provides retail electric service to more than 480,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in Indianapolis, as well as portions of other Central Indiana communities surrounding Marion County. During its long history, IPL has supplied its customers with some of the lowest-cost, most reliable power in the country. IPL is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. E-Verify Notice: IPL will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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