Location(s): United States; Illinois, Iowa; Oakbrook Terrace, Burlington
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Role Summary: As the Parallel Switchgear (PSG) Customer Applications Engineer, you will:
Complete take-off from project one-line drawings, outline and specification
Develop initial major bills of material for proposal of switchgear and associated equipment
Line by line specification review, compliance, and exceptions of project specification
Develop submittal based on project specification, drawings and outline (Projects value at approximately $10K - $ 1.5 MM)
Develop sequence of operations of switchgear function
Develop detailed outline, schematics and wiring drawings
Develop controls design with PLCs, operator interface, HMI and Electrical protective relay, engine controllers, Synchronizers devices
Develop test procedures and assist in testing of switchgear equipment
Develop customer interconnection and interconnections between controls, switchgear and engine controllers
Develop operation and maintenance manuals
Interact with Project Managers and ensure timely implementation of project design
Interact with customer and respond to technical questions and clarifications
Support manufacturing and purchasing teams
Support new product and standardization
Support post shipment activities – field service start up, warranty, retrofitting existing switchgear and associated equipment
Participate in quality assurance and quality control activities
Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Computer Science from an accredited college or university (OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum 4 years of experience in an engineering, IT, scientific or other technical position)
Minimum 3 years of experience in Paralleling Switchgear controls design and manufacturing, LV / MV Switchgear controls and protection scheme, electrical interlocking scheme
Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems
Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects
Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs
Established project management skills.
Detailed switchgear outline and schematics generation from project Single line
BOM (Bill of Materials) creation and experience working with MES
Experience in Electrical project specification review and clarifications
Proficient in ePlan or ACAD, ePlan
PLC / HMI / SCADA exposure
Strong Electro-mechanical background
Self-starter, highly motivated, result oriented, customer focused
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Engine Generator - Governing and voltage regulation
UL891, UL1558, ANSI, NFPA, IEEE codes
PLC controls application in switchgear controls and SCADA applications
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Locations: United States; Illinois, Iowa; Oakbrook Terrace, Burlington
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