System Control Center Support Engineer (R16-701)

Company Name: Portland General Electric
Phone Number: (503) 464-7250
City: Portland
State/Provence: Oregon
Zip: 97204
Job Title: System Control Center Support Engineer (R16-701)
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Administrative / Clerical Support
Posting Start Date: June 3, 2017
Salary: TBD
Salary Per: Per Year
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: Hours


Portland General Electric values the energy of teamwork, diversity, and innovation to provide our customers with safe and reliable power. As Oregon’s largest provider of electric service, PGE is helping to shape Oregon’s energy future.

What is it like to work at PGE? Well, it’s fun. It’s challenging. It’s enriching. And with the average employee spending nearly 14 years with us, we think you’ll like it too.

You’ll work with talented coworkers in a supportive and results-oriented environment. Our progressive vision and commitment to excellence in our service and operations will keep you and your coworkers engaged and aimed towards excellence.

Are you ready to be part of an essential, dynamic and motivating company? Join our team – apply for a position today.

System Control Center Support Engineer


Perform the functions of an engineer by providing sound engineering solutions to complex problems which minimizes costs and improves efficiencies for the company.  The work consists of specifying and maintaining complex systems and applications used by the System Control Center (SCC).  Systems and Applications include EMS (Energy Management System), Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), Automatic Generation Control (AGC), Interchange Metering, State Estimator, Outage Management System (OMS), Outage Coordination Software, Communication Control System for Dispatch and Data Historian for Transmission and Distribution data.  Provide assistance to senior engineers for development of operational requirements of various systems and applications, complex operational plans, procedures, and documentation to support operations of the System Control Center. Provide assistance in performing reviews of operational processes. Provide support to NERC reliability and cybersecurity compliance related activities of System Control Center.

Experience Required:
    • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems or relevant field of study from accredited college or university and work experience in related discipline is required
    • Three or more years of relevant work experience specifically related to the daily operations of transmission and generation systems in either EMS or SCADA related fields is required.
    • Experience with Open Systems International Monarch EMS Platform or similar application suite is required.
    • Experience with OSI Soft PI Data Historian is preferred.
    • Experience with Oracle NMS or similar application (Outage Management / Distribution Management) is preferred.
    • Basic experience in computer programming, scripting and application development is preferred.
    • Knowledge and experience in SCADA/EMS systems and advanced power system applications
    • Good understanding of the transmission and distribution system, substations and generation plants.
    • Knowledge and experience in using SCADA protocols (ICCP, DNP 3.0, L&G8979).
    • Knowledge and understanding of telecommunication and computer networks used for SCADA.
    • Effective technical writing skills for procedures and other documentation.
How to Apply:

PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the deadline: R16-701


If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 503-464-7250.


Interested in the extras? PGE offers a range of competitive benefits including medical insurance, paid vacation, a company matching gift program, tuition reimbursement and retirement savings that includes a 401(k) plan with matching company contributions and a PGE stock purchase plan. Additionally, PGE provides robust on-the-job development and training opportunities, as well as incentives for meeting company goals and encouraging health, safety and community volunteerism.

Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland General Electric.




Posting End Date: July 2, 2017