ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

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Location
Pennsylvania, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 Oct 2016
Closes
01 Dec 2016
Ref
3522
Sector
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Mission

Provides support to internal and external clients with all electrical and control software issues and projects. Root cause analysis of wind turbine electrical and control software issues. Reports the data, research and conclusions internally and can have opportunities for client communication. Test, validate and supervise installation of control software, electrical equipment and components for Wind Turbines such as power converters, PLC (controllers), generators, transformers, etc

Main Functions

  • Support wind turbine software with internal teams including engineering, SCADA, O&M, project managers, sales, etc.
  • After-sale technical assistant to the customers, service sales and Operation and Maintenance teams
  • Analysis of wind farms/wind turbines and the performance of their electrical systems and their control software / firmware
  • Understand and support design modifications (upgrades) in terms of work instruction documentation, budget control, implementation, monitoring plan and technical support to the crews
  • Responsible for conducting investigations based on given technical issues (documenting and proving the conclusions) using root cause analysis and continuous improvement techniques (RCA, Six Sigma, 8D, etc.)
  • Coordination with cross-functional teams on technical issues or engineering projects and products
  • Collect and develop technical expertise in wind turbine electrical systems and in wind turbine control software
  • Inspect completed installations and observe maintenance operations to ensure conformance to specifications and regulations
  • Perform problem solving in the field (data collection, analysis, troubleshooting, solution assessments, containment, etc).
  • Travel up to 25%
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Qualifications

4-5 years of University Studies in Engineering - Technical Studies

Other Knowledge

  • Knowledge of the practical application of engineering and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience working with sensors (from simple to complex measuring instruments), PLC hardware, and data acquisition and monitoring tools
  • Conversational in Spanish is a plus


Languages

English

Experience

1 - 4 years

Licensure/Certification/Registration

  • Excel, Access, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, AutoCAD etc. and required proficiency (i.e., basic, intermediate or advanced)
  • Microsoft Office (Advanced Excel and Access) Visual Basic
  • Certified Engineer Certificate