Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System Maintenance

Implement preventive and corrective maintenance activities of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition system



Competency Area

Rail Systems Maintenance


Carry out scheduled maintenance work

Perform preparation work to conduct maintenance on SCADA system

Follow organisational maintenance procedures, WI, and/or OEM technical manuals to carry out preventive maintenance on SCADA system

Perform serviceability checks on SCADA system

Adhere to safety guidelines and operating instructions for tools and equipment during maintenance work

Record SCADA system maintenance activities and report occurrences of faults identified

Conduct corrective maintenance

Interpret work orders and prepare for corrective maintenance

Normalise software faults on SCADA system

Reinstate SCADA system and perform functional tests on software and hardware

Interpret and respond to SCADA system alarm and status notifications

Apply operating and safety measures in operating tools and equipment during maintenance work

Record and collate documentation of SCADA system maintenance activities

Troubleshoot, locate faults and recommend rectification

Use troubleshooting tools, equipment and methods to locate and analyse causes of SCADA system faults

Apply fault identification procedures to determine causes of SCADA system faults

Perform system software reconfiguration and/or upgrades

Recommend corrective actions for identified faults on SCADA system software and hardware

Analyse maintenance work documented for SCADA system to identify possible workflow improvements

Diagnose root causes of failure and prevent recurrence

Establish structured failure investigation and specify functional testing requirements in SCADA system

Perform fault tree analyses to diagnose root cause failure on SCADA system

Propose new and/or enhanced maintenance procedures and/or WI in reference to OEM technical recommendations

Monitor overall maintenance progress of SCADA system to determine system performance reliability and effectiveness

Develop solutions by analysing diagnostic data to prevent faults and failures recurrence

Develop troubleshooting, rectification, and fault analysis methods and techniques

Develop test procedures for system performance checks

Coordinate SCADA system maintenance with other rail systems maintenance needs