Power Equipment Engineer - NYC

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POSITION: Power Equipment Engineer - NYC

NUMBER OF OPENINGS: 1

LOCATION: New York, NY 10003

JOB TYPE: Direct Hire

COMPENSATION: up to $110K at the Senior Engineer level

ESTIMATED START DATE: April 2015

HOURS: Regular business hours

QUALIFICATIONS:

SmartSource has a direct hire opportunity for an Electrical Power Equipment Engineer with experience in the design, engineering, application and troubleshooting of power transformers, high voltage circuit breakers, medium voltage switchgears and other power utility substation related equipment. This position offers unsurpassed stability with opportunities for growth. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the USA for any employer without Visa sponsorship. Candidates must be already living in the USA.

Skills and experience:

- A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering is required.

- Professional Engineering license preferred.

- Preference will be given to candidates with a specialization in electrical or power systems.

- A power engineering background is highly desired.

- Expertise in and experience with the development and application of technical principles in substation equipment rating, application, specification, engineering, operation, and maintenance is required for the Engineer and Senior Engineer titles.

Candidates will be considered at 3 levels with compensation commensurate with each level.

- Associate Engineer: Candidates must have at least 1 year of applicable work experience.

- Engineer: Candidates must have at least 3 years of applicable work experience as well as moderate experience in the application, specification, engineering, operation, installation, and maintenance of electrical equipment and systems.

- Senior Engineer: Candidates must have at least 8 years of engineering experience in the design, engineering, application, and troubleshooting of major substation electrical equipment, e.g., power transformers, high-voltage (HV) circuit breakers, medium-voltage (MV) switchgear. Candidates must have working knowledge of applicable codes and industry standards associated with the equipment. Candidates are also required to work independently, initiate areas of investigation, and drive projects/programs independently to achieve results. Professional Engineering (PE) license and/or Master’s degree is preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Responsible for providing the R&D (research and development), application, design engineering, specification preparation, purchase, construction and maintenance support for major substation electrical equipment (HV and MV circuit breakers, power transformers, MV switchgear, capacitor banks, gas-insulated substations (GIS), instrument transformers, dc systems, test sets, etc.).
- This includes preparation of electrical equipment specifications, technical analysis of bid proposals, review of all manufacturers’ designs and drawings, factory and field inspection, and furnishing of technical expertise to the Construction and Operating Departments.


- Provide technical guidance and resolve problems during substation equipment installation, maintenance, and repair or replacement of equipment.

- Provide field support by responding to system and equipment problems; will perform root-cause failure analysis to determine the cause of the failure or problem, whether the failure or problem is due to engineering, design, or manufacturing deficiencies or due to system or operational conditions; and will make determinations about equipment failure trending.

- Issue test procedures and determine whether problematic equipment should be repaired or replaced.

- Respond to technical questions in a timely manner and monitor and evaluate operation and maintenance for reliability, safety, and efficiency.

- Coordinate support from other Engineering groups in responding to emergencies and to service and maintenance problems.

Interested and qualified candidates should send an updated resume with salary requirements to: [Click Here to Email Your Resumé].

Job Requirements

 

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering, Other
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 1 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Negligible
Job ID 11513-1
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Power Equipment Engineer - NYC


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