Technical Specialist

Dallas, TX 75217

Job Category: Information Technology Job Number: 112266

Job Title:       Technical Specialist

Location:       Dallas TX - 75217

Duration:       6+ Months

About our Client: Our Client is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Our Client works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 425,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Our Client drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives

Job Description:

The Technical Specialist II-III T&D Services (DATA) is a member of a team responsible for the development and maintenance of the database, displays, and applications of the Transmission Management System (TMS), the real-time control system used by the transmission and distribution control centers to operate the transmission and distribution system.


  • Performs all essential functions and aspects of the job including any other specific job requirements
  • MUST HAVE Using engineering one-line drawings, develop the TMS database and/or display representation of substations, the equipment in them, and the associated transmission lines, including the definition of electrical connectivity
  • Using appropriate TMS editors develop the definition for the RTUs and the data provided by them to the TMS
  • MUST HAVE Respond to problem reports from the TMS user community
  • MUST HAVE  Assist in testing code updates to the TMS prior to implementation on the production system
  • MUST HAVE Assist in monitoring the status of the TMS database/display applications and in troubleshooting, as needed
  • MUST HAVE Review and implement engineering design changes to support modifications to the TMS.

Education, Experience, & Skill Requirements:

Tech II

  • Two or four year technical degree related to Information Systems, Computer Science or Engineering discipline
  • Experience in supporting a SCADA/EMS used for transmission and/or distribution control center operation
  • Experience supporting real-time systems in an operating environment is desirable
  • MUST HAVE Knowledge of the TMS/DMS editors used to define the database, displays, and reports.
  • Functional knowledge of SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) processing
  • Ability and willingness to gain fast track experience through training and job assignments
  • Able to multi-task and perform at a high level in a fast paced environment
  • Proficient in SQL and skills of basic database Administration
  • Must be able to acquire and maintain an Oncor CIP Certification (Critical Infrastructure Protection)

Tech III [in addition to the requirements for Tech II]:

  • Experience in power system model definitions; Knowledge of CIM modeling is preferred
  • Experience building SQL or Oracle database forms
  • Experience in web design utilizing HTML and JavaScript preferred
  • Knowledge of ICCP (computer communication protocols) and RTU configurations
  • Must be at least one computer language: C++, C#, .Net, VBScript, JScript, ASP, Python, HTML, XML
  • MUST HAVE of TMS/DMS configuration is preferred
  • MUST HAVE in the use of UNIX/LINUX systems is preferred
  • Knowledge of the existing business processes is preferred; and skill in continuous process improvement is required

About ASK: ASK Staffing is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Staffing connects people with amazing opportunities



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