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Excitation Engineer, PA --- #1436

Hire4group - Betty M Scott 646 250 8103
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
September 16, 2017

Sr. Excitation Engineers – PA #1436

We are a premier engineering consulting firm with a global reach seeking to identify Sr Excitation Engineering professionals who stand out amongst their peers in control and power electronics in large commercial power generation.

Primary Responsibilities/Essential Functions – Sr. Excitation Engineers

The position is for an Excitation engineer working in the NA projects group as part of a team responsible for the design of Excitation Control systems for application in customer installations. Specifically, the successful candidate will be responsible for the engineering and design of the power sections for specific customer project requirements for the Excitation Control system. In addition, the successful candidate will provide guidance on overall excitation control system design.

Skills required for our Sr. Excitation Engineers

• Experience with specifying excitation system designs to meet customer requirements

• Specific areas of importance:

o Experience with thyristor (SCR) rectifier specification and design

o Experience with specifying and designing de-excitation circuits for large turbine-generators

o Experience with specifying and designing noise suppression circuits such as diode clippers, RC snubbers, and RC line filters as used with three phase SCR rectifiers

o Familiar with electrical protection and synchronization process for generators

o Experienced with parameterization and commissioning of AVRs

o Experience with specifying parameters of AC and DC busbars

o Familiar with grid code requirements

• Experience with embedded systems and data acquisition is a plus

Successful Sr. Excitation Engineering candidate should have:

• Excellent verbal and written communications skills

• Knowledge and experience working in the excitation control and power electronics portions of large turbine generators as utilized in commercial power generation applications

• Self-motivation to work successfully as an individual and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.

These Sr. Excitation Engineering roles requires 25% travel.

Key Qualifications for our Sr. Excitation Engineering roles:

• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Electrical Engineering preferred)

• A minimum of 7 – 9 years in excitation control and power electronics as applied to large commercial generation applications

Sr. Excitation Engineers on our team enjoy the following:

1. Base Salary (will be discussed during interview)

2. Full benefit package

3. 401K

4. Relocation for the right candidate (this role is in PA)

5. Career growth opportunities

Qualified Engineering professionals are encouraged to apply for these roles by sending an updated resume to the attention of Betty M Scott then call 646 250 8103 (afterwards).