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Role Summary: As the Parallel Switchgear (PSG) Customer Applications Engineer, you will be responsible for design and development of PLC based Electrical Switchgear (LV/MV) and controls systems for Generator paralleling applications for backup power managements.
Essential Responsibilities: • 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. • Develop sequence of operations of Switchgear function. • Develop detailed outline, schematics and wiring drawings • Develop controls design with PLCs, operator interface panels, HMI/SCADA and Electrical protective relays, engine controllers and Synchronizing devices • Develop test procedures and assist in testing of Switchgear equipment • Develop customer inter-connection 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.
Qualifications/Requirements: • Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent • 2-4 year of application and manufacturing of LV/MV Switchgear controls and protection scheme, electrical interlocking scheme, • Minimum 2 years of experience in Paralleling Switchgear controls design • Hands-on in ePlan, Pro-panel or ACAD-E Application software, • Proficient in MS Office
Desired Characteristics: • Detailed switchgear outline and schematics generation from project Single line. • BOM creation and experience working with SAP • Experience in Electrical project specification review and clarifications • PLC / HMI / SCADA exposure • Strong Electro-mechanical background • Self-starter, highly motivated, result oriented, customer focused • Strong oral and written communication skills • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills. • 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.
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