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Electrical Control Room Operator

Austin, TX 78701

Position Summary

Samsung Austin Semiconductor is one of the most advanced semiconductor manufacturing facilities in the world with more than 3,000 employees and 2.45 million square feet of floor space. Samsung Austin Semiconductor has broad semiconductor process technology offerings serving customers in various application areas including mobile, consumer, networking/high performance computing, Internet of Things, RF and automotive.

Since 1996, its parent company, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd has invested approximately $17 billion in Samsung Austin Semiconductors Austin, Texas campus, making it one of the largest direct foreign investments in United States history. Samsung Austin Semiconductor is a premier employer who provides a great place to work, as well as advanced and upskilled training to thriving employees. Visit www.samsung.com/us/sas.

Samsung Austin Semiconductor strives to be the World's Best Foundry.

The Electrical CCR (Central Control Room) Operations Support Team is a 24/7 organization that has primary responsibility for the following activities of all electrical related equipment in support of a large semiconductor manufacturing facility:

Monitors/controls power distribution and capacity
Performs alarm management and rationalization
Pro-actively monitors equipment sensors for adverse trends to prevent excursion
Ensures configuration control of all electrical equipment and devices, including the planning for and performance of all load switching procedures
Manages the proper operation and incident response/recovery
Control Access to areas/equipment belonging to the Facilities Electrical Department
Communicate important and relevant information to interested and affected parties

This team utilizes eFMCS (electrical Facilities Monitoring & Control System) as well as other systems to perform the above functions and provide real-time information about the electrical power distribution as needed to all department and site personnel.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Monitor and manage day-to-day electrical equipment-related operation. Monitor the work of others in area of responsibilities to mitigate impact to equipment operation and eliminate potential safety, quality or production impact.
  • Able to work well in team environment, mentoring/training others, and effectively communicate throughout the organization (engineers, technicians, management, customers).
  • Able to coordinate with a team of shift electricians to complete requisite patrol rounds, perform preventive maintenance activities, manage load switching activities, etc. in order to meet department goals.
  • Troubleshooting: Responds to equipment and system failures and utilizes structured problem solving and troubleshooting techniques to make necessary adjustments to return normal operational status.
  • Works independently on assignments and tasks, including but not limited to the development of continuous improvement projects that will improve the operation and monitoring of on-site equipment and systems.
  • Capable of obtaining expertise in CCR Console (eFMCS) Operations and executing work in accordance with established alarm management and rationalization principles, based on ISA 18.2, including but not limited to ensuring equipment being maintained or inoperable are properly tagged within the system to minimize nuisance alarms. In addition, the ability to perform critical analysis of alarm trends on shift and shift-over-shift in order to quickly escalate potential issues is required.
  • Continuously improves Business Continuity and Emergency Response Plans and executes training a drills for all personnel on their shift to ensure the knowledge and skills necessary to execute them are updated and practiced.
  • Initiates Business Continuity and Emergency Response Plans in accordance with implementing procedure immediately upon presence of entry conditions and manages the response to completion of recovery. Required to be thoroughly familiar with entry conditions and cautions for the emergency operating and business continuity procedures and the basis of each step in the procedures. Required to be familiar with the abnormal operating event procedures and system diagnostic and restoration procedures.
  • Effectively and promptly escalate incidents by various means of communications to the team including external customers, stakeholders, and as necessary, the Austin Energy Operations Center.
  • Gather tool impact from electrical incident with their preventative action plans for 8D report.
  • Capable of developing a full understanding of power distribution operation and root cause analysis for electrical equipment.
  • Basic understanding on Network architecture and components, how they fail, and how to react to network/communications loss.
  • This is a full time position. Employees assigned to a Compressed Work Week (CWW) schedules, designated B, work a 12-hour shift, either three or four days per week depending on the shift rotation. The CWW shift begins at 18:30 and ends at 7:00 each scheduled day.

Skills and Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED is required; a 4 year degree in any field is preferred.
  • 4+ years of commercial or industry power distribution experience.
  • Certifications or training in any the following areas are a plus:
    • Basic Computer Programming.
    • Alarm Management (ISA 18.2 or equal).
    • Networking and Communications Protocols.
    • Cyber Security (ISA/IEC 62443 or equal).
    • Human Factors (or Human Error) in Monitoring/Control.
    • Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
    • Emergency Response Management.
    • Structured Problem Solving (Root Cause Analysis, 5-Whys, etc).
    • CPR/AED Certified.
  • Strong understanding of electrical distribution system and single line diagrams.
  • Knowledge of standard practices of the Electrical trade.
  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations.
  • Semiconductor or high volume manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of basic record keeping techniques.
  • SCADA System Operator experience preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel for data analysis including Pivot Tables, data source linking through VLOOKUP, and simple script creation.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including presentation skills are required to effectively communicate technical content to various organizations.
  • Knowledge of basic record keeping techniques.
  • Experience in creating SOP (Standard Operating Procedure).
  • Experience with Siemens, Honeywell SCADA system.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including presentation skills are required to effectively communicate technical content to various organizations.
  • Permanent right to work in US and ability to work overtime / on non-scheduled days as required.
  • Ability to work night shifts.

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Posted: 2022-05-13 Expires: 2022-06-12

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