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Engineering Technician (Columbia, MD)

Company: Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI)
Location: Columbia
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) is a fast-paced, growing, high technology company, headquartered in Medina, Minnesota. As a world leader in the Operations Technology (OT) field, OSI develops and supplies state-of-the-art energy management, optimization and control software solutions to energy utility companies worldwide.Our Government Services team at Ft. Meade is expanding to meet the needs of our largest DoD client. We are seeking energetic and self-driven engineers to work alongside our client in a dynamic work environment within their secure facilities. The Engineering Technician position will have the unique and rewarding opportunity to be responsible for the design, implementation, field testing, administration, and maintenance of the client's Electrical SCADA System that monitors and controls electrical power across their local campus and enterprise sites around the globe.Candidates must be motivated, take initiative, customer-focused, strong attention to detail, successful at working as part of a team, and able to collaborate with internal and external resources to be successful. In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Install, configure, integrate, test, commission, and maintain SCADA hardware and software on customer systems
  • Create and integrate SCADA databases and displays with field equipment on customer's systems
  • Assemble, wire/cable and stage hardware equipment
  • Create detailed test documentation and work instructions for system hardware set up and networking.
  • Assist Project Engineer with technical execution of projects
  • Responsibilities are similar to many HVAC, PLC, building automation and industrial control systems disciplines.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve system and communication issuesRequirementsMinimum
    • Associates Degree in Building Automation Technology, Mechanical or Electrical Technology, or other technical focus from an accredited college or 6+ years working in the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of HVAC or SCADA controls software systems (i.e. programming and installing a direct digital control, creating system graphics, etc.).
    • Strong technical background in automation and computers
    • Some knowledge of electric utilities, power systems, communications, control systems and/or networking
    • Ability to obtain a Government Clearance
    • Ability to work on several projects in parallel in a fast-paced environment.
    • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
    • Excellent organization, interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
    • Strong commitment to providing superior customer service
    • Ability and flexibility to travel to domestic and international customer sites for field workPreferred
      • Active Top Secret Government Clearance with polygraph
      • Strong technical background in automation and computers. Familiarity with public utilities.
      • 2+ years of experience supporting and programming a building automation system for HVAC, building controls or similar skills and experience
      • Experience with CAD and software programming.BenefitsOSI offers a comprehensive benefit package to our full-time regular employees. Benefits include health, dental, life and disability insurance, 401(k) matching, bonuses, profit sharing and a generous amount of paid time off and paid holidays. Additional perks include flexible work hours, employee events, fitness discounts, casual dress code, exciting travel opportunities, employee referral bonus programs, and more.As an employee of OSI you will have access to cutting edge technologies in a fun, professional, positive and dynamic work environment. We have excellent opportunities for growth and development.Discover your future. Discover OSI.

Keywords: Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI), Baltimore , Engineering Technician (Columbia, MD), Professions , Columbia, Maryland

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