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Power Electronics Systems Application Engineer

Posted 2 years ago in Engineering

General Description

The Systems Application Engineer will be responsible for the development and oversight of integration of power electronic systems (Renewable Energy sources, MPPT, DC/DC converters, Rectifiers, and DC loads) used for integration into commercial building applications to power DC loads. The individual will work closely with the customer to design an appropriate system using readily available products and ensure the components specified will meet the necessary requirements. The individual will be responsible for launching the system at the customer location.

Education / Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or higher

Knowledge of UL/CE standards for testing and rating power electronics a plus

Experience designing electrical systems that comply with North American and International codes and standards

Superior interpersonal skills

Possess unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

Effective interaction with other engineering discipline skills a must

Ability to Travel (varies based on project requirements)


Responsible for the implementation of concepts in the field of AC and DC power conversion

Development of requirements from customers that lead into a system level design

Interfaces with internal/external contacts to include vendors, subcontractors and prime contractors on technical matters

Develop program time lines in Microsoft Project integrating specific details of component installation along with critical path items.

Come up with and integrate solutions for critical path items.

Participate in system application design reviews, monitor and address any design changes associated to changes in specification, taking care to foresee and prevent unintended consequences

Independently performs field installation and test activities

Assists as required with technical proposals and cost estimates related to contract changes and new projects

Develops project related requirements for products from customer specifications for new or modified designs

Provides and develops accurate material lists for both internal and external requirements on projects

Keeps abreast of technologies used by the company, industry to remain current and prepared for technology changes within the work environment

Provides input to schedules and cost to complete for project assignments

Specific Requirements

You must possess a private driver’s license, pass an employment test and undergo a reference or security check.

Additional requirements:

To be considered for the position applicants must describe their experiences with all of the responsibilities listed in the job description; the software packages you have worked with; your ability to reference National Electrical Codes; your working knowledge of complex electrical / electronic equipment and circuits, ability to read and edit complex materials, checklist, blueprints, and diagrams.

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