Wabash Valley Power Association PI System Administrator in Indianapolis, Indiana

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PI System Administrator

  • WVPA Corporate Office - Transmission & Regulatory Affairs Department

  • Indianapolis, IN, USA

  • Salary

  • Full Time

  • Comprehensive Competitive Benefits Package and 401(k) Match

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We are seeking applicants for a PI System Administrator who will perform various activities, including, but not limited to the following: What You'll DoYou will be accountable for Bi-directional SCADA-PI data flow for Wabash Valley and Member-owned equipment, which includes Interface setup, tag in PI, and AF elements and addition of new data relating to new SCADA implementations. Additional responsibilities as assigned may include the following:• Function as the primary WVPA SCADA/Help Desk support person and provide SCADAEMS system end user assistance for Wabash Valley Power field engineers, business units, and WVPA members• Responsible for PI AF (Asset Framework) Hierarchy, administration and security. Partners with end users to assist with Analytics, Calculation creation in AF, Event frame creation, Documentation, and custom reporting tool development.• Responsible for the creation, administration, upgrade, testing and documentation of PI Notifications. Accountable for visualization activities; Including, PI Vision server setup and administration, migration of SCADA data into client tools for end-users (utilizing thin client displays over web browser for tablets, smartphones, etc.), creation of ProcessBook displays, and all system documentation.• Responsible for PI Data Archive activities. This includes assisting current WVPA SCADA team in future PI system architecture design and implementation utilizing HA (High Availability) technology, system administration (including future system upgrades), Tag creation, Security implementation, PI system User Access, Tag and Data security, Development system implementation, and maintaining updated documentation. • Develop and provide User training (Client tools) and Administrator training (SMT, Client tools, PI Data Explorer).• Assist the WVPA IT/Help Desk as needed during software patching activities and with troubleshooting PI and SCADA system events as necessary including off-hour support. Establishes close liaison with application teams to evaluate or plan for new hardware/software of other system upgrades.• Assist end users where necessary and may be required to support the WVPA SCADA Help Desk. About YouYou will be an ideal fit if you have strong analytical and technical skills to apply systems thinking to generate solutions; understands process, but can focus on isolated events and obtains multiple assessments of a situation and identify trouble spots. You can develop and implement plans that are effective in attaining established goals, garners resources, and defines processes to complete projects. Additional ideal qualifications include:• Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Computer Technology, or other technical field of study is preferred.• Ten years of prior experience with OSIsoft PI in system integration, system design, process improvements, upgrades and installations is required.• Ability to collaboratively resolve problems and communicate effectively across organizational structure.• Ability to comprehend technical documentation (e.g., substation one-line diagrams, substation construction prints, etc.) • Has familiarity with Generating Transmission, Substation, and Distribution assets.• Computer program application skills are required (e.g., Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, etc.).• Ability to meet company driving standards, including a valid driver's license.About UsWe are a not-for-profit electric cooperative and wholesale provider of electricity to our owner-members. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, we were created out of the need for reliable, affordable electricity in America's heartland. Our members are 23 electric distribution cooperatives (which makes us a co-op of co-ops), and their members include over 300,000 homes, businesses and farms in Indiana, Illinois, and Missouri. As a not-for-profit co-op, our members are our owners, so we aren't influenced by shareholders and old practices. We are guided by the seven cooperative principles that govern all co-ops and values that are important to us, such as teamwork and putting family first. We are a Deliberately Different kind of power provider: built for stability and growth, with focus on the future. And that's good news for the people and businesses who depend on us.Our company is big enough to provide training and professional development to further your career goals, yet small enough that you can maintain a personal connection with fellow employees. Employees are our most valuable assets, so we put employees first by offering an excellent benefits package, wellness benefits, and we throw in some fun activities along the way.