Data Analyst Engineer

Closing Date October 24, 2023 closed

Job Description/Key Resonsibilities

The opportunity awaits qualified results oriented professionals who are interested in joining our team within the System Control and Operations Department – Sophia, Georgetown. Interested candidates with the requisite qualifications and experience are invited to apply for the vacant position of Data Analyst Engineer.

Under the general direction of the Senior Automation Engineer, the incumbent will be responsible for supporting GPL’s system operations by providing Data Management and System Analysis for the generation, transmission and distribution systems. This role requires an individual with an interest in system studies and the ability to analyse technical data. The role is expected to be both office and fieldbased. The individual will be expected to undertake training that will be provided in order to assist the development of the specialized skills required for this position.

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS:

  1. Analysis of daily operation results and preparation of reports on energy generation, load demand and interruptions to customers.
  2. Calculation and analysis of monthly, quarterly, annual and multi-year Key Performance Indicators

(KPIs) for each generator, transmission line and distribution feeder.

  1. Calculate all Operations KPIs and compile GPI’s Operations report.
  2. Compile data and provide a detailed analysis for system shutdowns and disturbances.
  3. Assist in the design and development of suitable databases, data collection system, data analytics and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality.
  4. Calculate all Operations KPIs and compile GPL’s Monthly Operations report.

7, Compile data and provide a detailed analysis for system shutdowns and disturbances.

  1. Support the company’s safety programs by following the OHS procedure within the section.
  2. Assist Automation Engineers in the development and use automated tools to extract data from prn•nary and secondary sources.
  3. Perform analysis to assess the quality and meaning of data.
  4. Filter Data by reviewing reports and performance indicators to identify shortcoming and provide solutions these shortfalls.
  5. Using statistical tools to identify, analyze, and interpret patterns and trends in complex data sets could be helpful for the diagnosis and prediction.
  6. Working with programmers, engineers, and management heads to identify process improvement opportunities, propose system modifications, and devise data governance strategies.
  7. Preparing reports for the management stating trends, patterns, and predictions using relevant data.
  8. Preparing final analysis reports for the stakeholders to understand the data-analysis steps, enabling them to take important decisions based on various facts and trends.
  9. Analyse all Operational Data and provide solutions for GPL system’s operational improvements,
  10. Perform any other duties as directed by the Senior Automation Engineer or the System Control and Operations Manager.

COMPETENCY PROFILE:

  • Good knowledge of power system operation, including generation, transmission and
  • Ability to produce high-quality reports and analysis with attention to detail
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and
  • Access as well as other data management and analysis software and tools
  • Experience in compiling and analyzing data collected from various sources
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively in a team environment
  • Excellent skills in technical report writing and presentation
  • Familiar with GPL Corporate Strategic Plan and Operations Divisional Business Plan
  • Familiar with operation report procedures for generation, transmission and distribution
  • Good knowledge in calculation of divisional key performance indicators
  • Experience in quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Demonstrated positive learning attitude
  • Be conversant with relevant law, and regulations of Guyana and GPI. policies and rules

Required Qualifications and Experience

Bachelor of Science in Power or Electrical Engineering, or its equivalent from an accredited institution with a minimum of Three (3) years’ experience. Engineering experience is an asset.

Salary Grade: Commensurate with Junior Management ‘B’ Emoluments

How to Apply

Applications should be submitted to reach the Human Resources Services Manager, Guyana Power & Light Inc. 257/259 Middle Street, Georgetown or by email  recruitment@gplinc.com not later than October 24, 2023.