Scada Field Engineer (m/f/d)

  • Athens, Greece
  • Milan, Italy
  • Verona, Italy
  • Work experience
  • Technical occupations (other)
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I want a meaningful job in a company that gives me the chance to achieve a big goal: 100% clean energy. Sounds ambitious, but it is feasible. I work at juwi. When do you start?
We are looking for you as a

Scada Field Engineer (m/f/d)

full time - unlimited

For more than 25 years, juwi has been a pioneer in the energy revolution. As a 100% -subsidiary of MVV Energie AG, juwi offers turnkey project development and Engineering, Procurement and Construction services as well as technical and commercial operations and maintenance for renewable energy plants. With around 1150 employees, more than 1,000 wind energy and over 1,800 PV systems implemented, juwi has established itself as a major player in renewable energies.
In the EMEA region juwi has European subsidiaries in Italy (Verona) and Greece (Athens) besides the wind and solar energy activities in home market Germany. From the subsidiary in South Africa (Cape Town) they particularly serve the Sub-Sahara markets with photovoltaic and wind projects. In the EMEA region (excluding Germany) juwi has installed approximately 725 megawatts of solar capacity since 2007.


As a SCADA Field Engineer (m/f/d), you will be responsible for the correct installation and implementation of the SCADA in the field until its final testing.
This includes but is not limited to support, system design works but also providing support on site during the construction phase.
Nowadays the SCADA system has become one of the main components of a renewable energy power plant, the complexity of the systems and their integration requires a strong knowledge of transmission protocols.
As SCADA commissioning engineer you will be faced with the challenge of having to establish effective communication between equipment that, sometimes, has never done it before.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Execute and/or supervise all required test and commissioning activities on SCADA and Instrumentation equipment in compliance with the approved Commissioning Plan, protocols and procedures,
  • Supervise the tests and commissioning activities for full integration of grid connection SCADA system,
  • Responsible for all SCADA requirements of a PV, Battery, Wind power plants and Grid substation,
  • Troubleshoot the communication networks and all SCADA devices and instruments during the commissioning stage to bring the SCADA system to full operation in phase with the commissioning schedule of the project,
  • Execute and/or supervise point to point testing of all SCADA devices to verify full integration in monitoring portal,
  • Specify test and commissioning requirements relative to the SCADA system in preparation to the elaboration of the Commissioning Plan,
  • Review test and commissioning protocols/ procedures submitted by original equipment manufacturers, product suppliers and system integrators relative to the SCADA system,
  • Support internal and external stakeholders during contracting, engineering and construction phases for SCADA relative matters. Supervise the suppliers & subcontractors in this process, ensuring the correct integration of all sensors and controls in the SCADA system,
  • Participate to design reviews to ensure contractual compliance, constructability and feasibility of the SCADA design package,
  • Coordinate on site team to handover the SCADA system safely to the O&M/owner once commissioning complete,
  • Interfaces with internal and external stakeholders of project including juwi Construction, H&S and Quality Team to ensure the commissioning activities are completed safely and under the resource and timeline constraints of the project,
  • Understand the local technical conditions e.g. GSM reception, WIFI, Antennas,….and ensure the SCADA system is online accessible,
  • Ensure all SCADA / Network related Tests, Reports and Checklists are performed, in accordance with the Quality Plan/ Commissioning Plan, signed, filled and filed  Report commissioning activities to the Commissioning Manager of the project,
  • In addition to the duties mentioned above, the job holder is required to carry out other duties that are in essence part of his area of activity, according to his knowledge and abilities.

Your Profile

  • Accredited degree as Engineer or Technician with focus on industrial controls or SCADA engineering.
  • 5 years of experience in Commissioning Automation or Scada and Plant control.
  • Demonstrated expertise with industrial instrumentation, automation, PLC’s, machine control, HMI, Meteorological Station, Cloud camera, micro grid controller and communication protocols like IEC-101, IEC-104, IEC 61850, MODBUS, NTP, DNP and OPC.
  • Demonstrated expertise with distributed network systems, VPN and common network interfaces.
  • Previous experience in commission of SCADA systems for PV / BESS / Wind.
  • Able to configure and use getaways and protocol converters to connect to any type of device in the facility and with any existing communication protocol.
  • The candidate must demonstrate an innate ability to manage the unexpected and find out what is the origin of the lack of communication between the devices, making use of every available hardware and software tool.
  • Ability to use network sniffing software to search for evidence of packet transmission and their routing, use of “Wireshark” and its configuration.
  • Capability to get connected to every kind device (TCP, RTU, etc) with the right interface is a must.
  • Experience in configuring managed Switch and VLAN is a must.
  • Experience in configuring Router and Firewall is a must
  • Reading and interpreting complex electrical diagrams and schematics is a must.
  • Basic knowledge of closed loop active and reactive power, Cosfi, P(f) control algorithms.
  • Knowledge on PV testing equipment and instrumentation.
  • Fluent English Speaking and writing.
  • Experience of working within international teams.
  • Open-minded and flexible.Possess a strong drive and have sharp analytical.
  • Problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Capable of independent decision-making.
  • Detailed-orientated approach.
  • Office package and advance Ms Excel knowledge is a must.
  • Willing to frequent travel to construction sites in Europe and Africa.
  • Willing to work under pressure.

Benefits of working for juwi

  • Ability to shape technology innovation within juwi and influence solutions of the future.
  • International mandate within a global organization.
  • Become part of a team that realises leading solar, wind and hybrid project worldwide.
  • juwi has a high level of commitment and passion for its vision of 100% renewable energy.


Please fill out the open fields in the system, add CV and other documents like a motivation letter inclusive salary expectations and references as PDF.

Please apply via our Online-Portal.
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We are looking forward to your energy!
  • Monique Cooper
  • External Recruiting Consultant EMEA
  • +27218291631