Job Details

Requisition Number 16-0366
Post Date 11/29/2016
Title CONTRACT SCADA Analyst (Entry Level)
City Breinigsville
State PA


Founded over 128 years ago, Buckeye Partners is a Fortune 500 company with a proven track record of stability and success. We pride ourselves on the laser focus we apply to safely providing service and value to our customers, operating by a strong set of values, and empowering our employees to make decisions. We have a tenacious commitment to environmental responsibility and regulatory compliance in all that we do.

Voted one of the Top Places to Work by employees in Houston Chronicle’s® "2015 Top Workplaces”, as well as one of Lehigh Valley's “2016 Top Workplaces”, it is our internal culture that sets us apart from other companies. Our goal is to provide our employees with a greater span of responsibility, the ability to make decisions, and access to experts to help you build your skills and experiences. Each of our career tracks provides employees with the ability to innovate, and be a significant contributor from their first day on the job.

Buckeye Partners is currently seeking a recent college graduate to join our growing team for the position of SCADA Analyst. Candidate must be willing to gain experience with real time control systems in the Oil & Gas Industry!

Role Summary:

The SCADA Analyst role is responsible for supporting the planning, development, installation and maintenance of the SCADA systems and applications running Buckeye's real time pipeline operations.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities include:

  • SCADA Issue Resolution. Investigating, analyzing and correcting complex SCADA systems related problems.

  • Database Administration. Overseeing the SCADA database administration.

  • Maintenance. Maintaining existing hardware including computers, disk drives, work stations, communications modems and interconnection wiring and modifying existing computer systems for the purpose of increasing performance, providing for new requirements, improving the user interface or adapting to system changes.

  • New SCADA Systems. Supporting the design, installation, test and implementation of new SCADA systems based on requirements of the Control Center or Field Operations departments.

  • RCA and RTU Support. Supporting areas related to RCAs (Remote Computer Adaptors) and RTUs including specifications, configurations, SCADA and operator interface, installation, operation, documentation, trouble shooting, technician support and training and contractor/vendor utilization.

  • And other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field required.

  • No previous related experience required.

  • Willingness to listen and learn from experienced pipeline personnel, abilty to follow directions, ability to rationalize system issues, troubleshoot and apply an appropriate solution.

  • Willingness to go the extra step and own system issues, following the issue all the way to resolution.

  • Ability to communicate with fellow team members and customers.

  • Understanding of pipeline hydraulics preferred.

Certificates & Licenses:

  • None required

Other Skills, Attributes and Abilities:

  • In order to be successful in this position, one must have excellent analytical skills to resolve business and operations problems and have good communication skills to consult with users to provide technical assistance.

About You:

To be successful in the Buckeye culture, our employees must possess a demonstrated commitment to environmental responsibility and regulatory compliance. Excellent communication, both written and verbal, as well as strong organizational skills are paramount. You must work independently and be able to exercise tact, discretion, and professionalism when dealing with internal and external customers, and handling sensitive and confidential information.

Buckeye Partners wants to create and reward an organizational focus that stimulates the creative and entrepreneurial actions of its employees that result in innovative ways of reducing costs, generating revenues, improving productivity, or improving processes.

About Us:

Buckeye Partners is the logistical solutions partner of choice for the global energy business. As one of the nation’s largest independent petroleum products common carrier pipeline network providers, Buckeye Partners L.P. provides terminals, storage and refined product distribution services; our strength is to create centers of expertise around our products, technologies and client needs.

Buckeye Partners, L.P. (NYSE: BPL) headquartered in Houston, Texas is one of the primary distributors of petroleum in the eastern and mid-western portions of the United States.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.
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