SCADA Manager

Ørsted Published: April 3, 2020
Austin, TX
Job Type
Energy / Engineering / Information Technology / Project Management /

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~ Orsted Onshore North America is a developer, owner, and operator of clean power projects with a particular focus on wind and solar power in the United States. ~

We have successfully developed projects involving over $2 billion in capital investment in some of the largest electricity markets in the US (including Texas, California, and New Jersey).

We currently operate 1 GW of onshore wind assets in the US and have 670 MW under construction across the states of Texas, Nebraska, and South Dakota. By 2022, we aim to have 2.5 GW of onshore wind, solar and storage capacity across the country – and we're only just getting started.

Position Overview

Join us in the role of SCADA Manager. This position will work from Austin, Texas. This is a full time role with a Monday through Friday work schedule.

Note: This role requires authorization to work in the United States.


The SCADA Manager is responsible for:

  • Managing overall fleet SCADA/communication systems during all project phases
  • Assisting with defining SCADA/communications execution strategy for each project and at a portfolio level
  • Leading execution of SCADA/communications strategy for each project
  • Oversight of relevant stakeholders supporting
  • Overseeing SCADA/communications design change process to ensure compliance
  • Providing technical support and troubleshooting of plant SCADA/communication systems and related components
  • Leading and supporting SCADA compliance initiatives, both internal and external (NERC, etc)
  • Supporting technical due diligence of M&A activity for development and operational assets

Key Tasks:

  • Manage 3rd party SCADA/communication consultant deliverables and key interface points
  • Provide technical insight into key equipment procurement due diligence related to SCADA and plant communications
  • Lead management of design review process 30%, 60%, 90%, IFC, and As-Built SCADA/communications packages
  • Coordinate/produce technical specification documents where appropriate (e.g. servers, controllers, historians, etc)
  • Review relevant project agreements related to SCADA/communications (RFP, BOP, TSA, IA, PPA, etc.) from a technical perspective
  • Ensure implementation of project specific design requirements from interconnection agreements related to SCADA/communications
  • Coordinate integration of SCADA/communications hardware and software requirements
  • Ensure plant servers/systems/related components are maintained with latest necessary hardware/software

Requirements and Qualifications


  • 5+ years leading SCADA engineering in renewable energy or related field
  • A Bachelor’s/Master’s in engineering, computer science, or related technical field
  • Demonstrated technical proficiency with both SCADA and power generation facility communication systems
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software suite
  • Excellent communication and reporting skills
  • Willing and able to travel 10-20%, as needed
  • Position is based in Austin, TX or Charlottesville, VA


  • Substation SCADA commissioning experience
  • Technical proficiency with non-SCADA/communication systems in substations e.g. relays, switches, transformers, etc.


Benefits Include:

  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off

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