All posts by Motors, Drives & Controls Specialist

Mechanical Engineer – Oil & Gas Pipelines

MSME. Performs subsea and onshore pipeline and related equipment design, metals fabrication, and various mechanically engineered solutions. Includes pressure vessels, heat exchangers, mixers, tanks, compressors, FEED and rotating machinery. Skilled at various analysis: Stress, vibration, structural. Generates specs/technical docs and flow diagrams, selects/evaluates supplier materials, performs simulation. HazMat Expertise. Uses Pro-E Wildfire, SolidWorks, CAESAR, PV Elite, Algor FEA, PIPESIM, Ansys, Auto/MathCAD. Many Addit’l certs. Contract or Direct. 10 Years. 70K. 06162016.01

Sr Power Electronics Design Engineer – Motor Drives

MSEE. Multi-talented design engineer working with:

  • Power Electronics: Power conversion, DC & permanent magnetic synchronous motor controls, variable frequency drives, inverters, H-bridge topology
  • Embedded Software: C, C++, DSP, FPGA, VHDL, ARM, microcontrollers
  • Performs: Worst case analysis, modeling, simulation, lab test, verification, customer support and works through product lifecycle

Applies to automotive/HEV, appliances, oil & gas, nuclear industries. Uses Verilog, MATLAB, Cadence, Simulink, Ansys, Eagle, LabView, AutoCAD, Keil. <10 Years. 95K. 06102015.11

Manufacturing Manager – Engines/Outdoor Power Equip

MBA. Provides manufacturing management expertise relating to air-cooled engines, generators, pumps, rotor dynamics, metering, and outdoor power equipment. Global liaison between factories, design houses, and product test facilities. Ensures process improvements production streamlining, subcontracts management. Initiates cost-saving facility improvement programs, facility overhauls and assembly line station development. Ensures regulatory compliance and has mechanical background. GD&T. 100K. 06102015.8

Mechanical Product Development Engineer-Surveillance Equipment

BSME. Provides project management and new innovative product development expertise, working with high tech cameras, computerized telescopes, touchscreens. Works from bid process to installation, with onsite training, customer aftercare. Performs systems validation and has strong real time simulation skills. Has worked with aircraft systems such as fuel, hydraulics, landing gear and electrical systems. Uses Python, MATLAB, Catia, SolidWorks, Rhino 3D, Simulink, LabView. Multilingual. 5 Years. 90K. 06102015.2

Global Sales Engineer – Motors/Turbomachinery, Sensors

Well-traveled, global sales manager working with turbomachinery, electric motors and related test equipment, pumps, actuators, sensors/detectors, robotics, high pressure reactors and industrial equipment and software automation for variety of markets such as automotive, defense, chemical plants, refineries and oil & gas. Excels with new product launch, demonstrations, consultative style, and problem resolution. Expert negotiator. 80K. 06082015.01


Power Electronics Mechanical Engineer – Downhole / Subsea

PhD-ME. Very well-rounded Mechanical Engineer designing from concept to assembly and testing. Develops power supplies, inverters, amplifiers, battery chargers, rotary/reluctance motors, turbomachinery, solenoids, subsea communications/downhole electronics (extremely harsh environments), and hybrid vehicle control systems. Strong electromagnetic motor designer and teacher. Talents include feasibility, troubleshooting, testing, simulation, finite element anlysis. AutoCAD, Altium, ANSYS, SolidWorks, ANSOFT, DASYLAB. Contract or Direct. Patents, Pubs. 130K. 06042015.12

Field Service Engineer – Oil & Gas / Locomotives

Global field service engineering professional with mechanical and repair skillsets involving generators, switchgear, motors, engines, pumps, hydraulics, pneumatics, and valves for oil & gas, electrical and locomotive industries. Talents include equipment installations, electrical circuitry design, schematics, wiring diagrams, wide variety of testing, design and cost analysis, and internal / consultant / customer technical support. Strong safety leader and overall “go-to”. Contract or Direct. 90K. 06042015.11

Electrical Controls Systems Design Engineer

BSEE. Designs electrical industrial, wastewater, data center and utility plant controls and PLC for facility equipment. Brings exceptional mechanical maintenance/repair background for installation planning and management regarding equipment such as motors (MCC), chillers, boilers, variable frequency drives, transformers, switchgear. Tests to regulatory & requirements specifications, creates diagrams, generates load calculations/protective relay sizing. Advanced experience with onsite contractor management. Uses MATLAB, PSpice, Assembly, C. 70K. 06042015.10

Mechanical Design Engineer – Permanent Magnet Motors

BSME. Mechanical design engineer working with permanent magnet motors, rotor dynamics/rotating hub assemblies, variable frequency drives, electromagnetics/bearings, finned housings, marine turbo chargers and electric generators. Manages full BOMs for motor design concepts. Strong experience with avionics mechanisms (bulkheads, latches). Performs expert GD&T, parametric thermal modeling, and joint analysis. Designs to manufacturability. ASME, Solidworks, COSMOS, AutoCAD, MathCAD. 5 Years. 75K. 06042015.9

Field Service Applications Engineer – Utility/Hydro

Provides field service/application engineering onsite expertise for hydro power/industrial facilities, working with motor drives, rotary/pump systems, PLC, breakers, high voltage distribution equipment. Specialty in clean water technologies. Interacts with government and end users, trains technicians and sales force. Specifies equipment solutions, approves/releases manufacturing drawing documentation, solves warranty issues. Automotive controls background. Varied Master’s degree. Uses Pro-E, AutoCAD 3D. <15 Years. 80K. 06042015.4

Sr Power Electronics Design Engineer

MSEE. Power electronics design and test leader working with motor drives, electrical control panels, various topologies converters (DC/DC, AC/DC, DC/AC), inverters, battery test systems & chargers, magnetics, filters, gate drive circuitry. Strong in oil & gas industry (plus rig energy efficiency/storage) and renewable energy. Has quality focus and performs customer & product support. Uses AutoCAD, MATLAB, Cadence, Xilinx, LabView, Altium, Visio, IQS, 90K. 06032015.3

Field Service Engineer – Drives & Motors

BSEE. Performs installation, commissioning, start-up, and repair of variable frequency drives (VFD), low and medium voltage solid sate motor starters, soft starters, and industrial DC motors. Exceptional experience in both in-house engineering staff and onsite customer training on product operation, demonstrations, resulting in strong outside sales. 10 Years. 70K. 05292015.6

Mechanical Systems Engineer – Spacecraft/Space Station

MS-Aero. An aerospace systems and programs engineering professional working with spacecraft, Space Station and planetary unmanned vehicles. Mass properties specialist and performs various space mission elemental analysis and design development, such as space debris solutions, re-entry breakup, propulsion/vibration/thermal concerns, cargo modules, inflatable and other shielding, berthing, pneumatic & environmental control systems, air packs. Strong customer design review participant and go-to. Manages mission budgets, performs critical materials sourcing. Uses MPD, BUMPER, Cradle, CORE, MATLAB, STK, PTC Creo, PRO/E, ANSYS, RedTop. Awards & publications. 10 Years. 100K. 05292015.2

Principal Power Electronics Engineer – Contract Only

Ph.D-EE. Strong power electronics design consultant working with varied products:

  • Battery management systems (lithium, polymer), chargers, motor controllers, unique power supplies, high voltage inverters and IGBT drivers, power conversion solutions with special topologies, analog/digital circuitry and RF/wireless devices.
  • Products often R&D, radiation-hardened, and/or utility-grade for undersea, automotive, military, solar, industrial, commercial uses.
  • Develops specs, test procedures, and performs systems integration.

Background in robotics. Many patents. Contract Only. 130K. 05222015.01

Principal Power Supply/Motor Controls Engineer

Ph.D-EE. Specializes in power electronics design to include: Various power supply types, converters, inverters with various topologies, motors/drives (wound, rotor induction, magnetic, servo DC, stepper), DC /DC, PFC, “black boxes”, optoelectronics, fluid measurement/motion control. Expert at signal processing, analysis, measurement and control algorithms. Strong embedded skill working with C, CAN Open, ARM, DSP, FPGA and implementing GUI.  Background includes DO-178B and FAA standards. Awards, patents, pubs. MATLAB, Simulink, Vienna. 125K. 05212015.01

Chief Engineer – Power Electronics & Systems

Ph.D/MS-EE. Hands-on & “Go-To” Electromechanical power systems design scientist: Motion control/robotics, Space Station power generation systems, thermal sciences, AC/DC conversion, avionics such as actuation, electric vehicle systems/drives.

  • Mentorship/training, has authored design manuals, process improvements, simulation and design tool development, and components/system feasibility
  • Expertise defining customer requirements, bid process risk avoidance, multi-site/international design review with high level client relationship development
  • Review/approval stop-gap. Drives product development/Intellectual Property

Patents, pubs, awards. Call us for more details! 05192015.01

Mechanical Engineering Manager – RotorDynamics

MSME. Manager and manufacturing mechanical engineering leader working with industrial and aerospace turbines, related turbomachinery, rotor dynamics and rotation components. Strong oil bearing experience and some magnetics with winding motors, actuation. Skilled at planning, vibration test, modeling, troubleshooting, failure analysis, and expert at geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T). Uses ANSYS, SolidWorks, Catia, CAD, SAP. Patents/pubs. 170K. >15 Years. 05182015.6

Manager, Mechanical & Design Engineering – DoD/Space/Aircraft

MBA, BSME. Leads multi-talent engineering groups in design, re-design, test, simulation and 3D modeling of actuation systems, flight & fluid controls, mechanical valves, regulators, sensors and fire suppression, applying to space vehicles, rocketry, military ground transportation, cargo systems and satellite industry.  Strong experience in cryogenic relief mechanics and overall new product development. Project and reliability focus with customer support. Works to FAA, MIL-STDs, DOT, DO-160, & EASA. Lean, Kaizen, 5S. Uses SolidWorks, Pro/E Wildfire, Inventor, Cosmos. 135K. 05182015.4

VP, Program Management – Aircraft/Electronic Warfare

MBA, BS-Aero. “Owns” complex, multi-site, large hi-rel military/defense and aerospace/avionics multi-million $ long-term programs.

  • Executes programs from proposal stage through close-out including resource control, contractual modifications/negotiations, gate reviews, NRE/cost control, schedule/technical performance controls and frequent customer interface.
  • Manages large groups and responsible for entire Program Management Office.
  • Often involves high-volume weaponry production.

Lean, Six Sigma, safety focus. 150K. 05182015.2

Utility Hardware Design Engineer

BSEE. Designs control panels, motors, motor controls, variable frequency drives, disconnects, switches, and tests, troubleshoots load banks and fuel systems for power distribution and production facilities. Develops drawings, and layouts, analyzes schematics, assesses engineering changes and component updates, and performs electrical load calculations. Background in satellite dish installation and repair. NFPA and UL standards. Uses AutoCAD, SolidWorks, PSpice, Multisim. <5 Years. Multilingual. 75K. 05142015.6

Manufacturing, Production & Operations Manager – Auto, Oil & Gas

Manages large manufacturing groups involving ERP systems, factory processes, inventory control, CAD/CAM fabrication, assembly and equipment design, applying to multi-million $ equipment contracts such as: Charging stations, electro-mechanical, rotary power (electric vehicles/general automotive), metals, power electronics/UPS, safety sensing devices and entire harsh environment electrical power plant installations for petroleum drilling. Transforms production and manufacturing facilities to ensure new business capabilities. Lean Six Sigma/Black. 120K. 05142015.5

Project Manager – Oil & Gas/Refineries/Power Distribution

MS-Safety, BSEE. Specializes in concept-to-closure project execution involving field oil & gas drilling construction, chemical processing plants and down/upstream refineries.

  • Ensures timely deliverables, manages contractors, handles scope changes, sourcing/procurement with cost reduction improvements and budgeting.
  • Sample projects involve heat exchangers and boiler replacements or repairs, tank containment and new installations.

Safety and OSHA expertise. Background in substation/power distribution construction projects such as expansions, switchgear upgrades, P&C. 10 Years. 110K. 05142015.4

Mechanical & Engineering Design Manager – Motors

BSME. Strong electromagnetics design background applied to engineering management involving various motor types (magnet, pump, induction, wound field, brush DC), rotordynamics, generators, magnetic bearings, electronic drives, starters, and actuators.

  • Oil & gas, avionics (commercial, military, aerospace, spacecraft) and warfare
  • Multiple hats/functions: Product definition, project management, configuration, component engineering, vendor management, mechanical packaging
  • Performs fabrication drawing release, geometric dimensioning & tolerancing, and high level metrics calculations

Uses Pro-E, SolidWorks, NX. Patents. 135K. 05122015.3

Sr R&D Electrical and Power Electronics Engineer

BSEE. Varied technical design background: Power conversion, motor control systems, next-generation solar inverters, propulsion drives, rotating machinery, analog power systems and hybrid marine/shipboard systems applications. Develops drive control algorithms and is often onsite installation and integration technical lead. Background in utility voltage regulation and control, and PFC. Designs to varied standards (NEC, UL, IEEE etc). Uses VxWorks, MATLAB. 15 Years. 05112015.5

Mechanical Engineering/Configuration Manager, Aerospace

BSME. Engineering design manager for military/commercial avionics and aerospace. Involves custom flight mission-related equipment: Flight recorders, data boxes, mechanical equipment (hoists, winches, etc) plus packaging elements: Housings, connectors, cabling assemblies. Talents: Geometric dimensioning & tolerancing/ASME, design staff development, tech docs management, frequent customer interface, risk analysis, and ensuring design-to-manufacture. Works with multiple departments for quality and schedule concerns. Works under/uses AS9100, TQM, Six Sigma, SAP, ERP, SolidWorks, Pro/E, AutoCAD. 135K. 05082015.5

Instrumentation / Controls Electrical Engineer – Transportation

BSEE. Designs various controls, devices and systems for pump rooms, fuel systems, electrical/nuclear power and ventilation plants, and depots and stations relating to rail, bus, and subway transit systems. Works with automation controls, programming PLCs/HMIs, generating technical drawings, coordinating with contractors/project teams, and performing calculations for voltage, arc flash, cabling, heat loss and panel loading. Many activities involve post-catastrophe infrastructure rehabilitation field work. Uses Vijeo Citect, LTSpice, Trax Maker, SKM, SolidWorks, LabVIEW, C, VHDL. 5 Years. 70K. 04202015.5

Mechatronics Engineer, Military/DoD and Industrial Motion

MSEE/CE. Multi-disciplined engineering talent including design, embedded firmware, mechanical, software development and robotics/motion control. Products involve 3PH motors, fuel engines, generators, amplifiers, sensors, control loops, and on industrial side: precision CNC equipment, automated part handling systems, and robotics for optical applications. Often project design leader. Also performs servo loop tuning, analog/digital schematics, board and system level schematics, data analysis, diagnosis, debug and control theory research. MATLAB, CAD, Linux, C. 5 Years. 80K. 04152015.2

Electro/Opto-Mechanical Engineer – Contract

BSME. Performs precision design of electro-mechanical / opto-mechanical devices, visual systems, instruments and electronic systems for military, avionics, medical, automation, and commercial industries. Performs packaging and component/system level analysis: Thermal, static/dynamic, computational fluid flow, vibration, shock isolation. Generates production & fabrication drawings; concept/detail, 3D and finite element models; develops supply chain; and designs with EMI/RFI shielding. Pro/Engineer, SolidWorks, Inventor, FloWorks. Contract/Direct. 120K. 04152015.01

Mechanical Engineering Manager – Military / Defense

Multi-Degreed. A process improvement expert value-added to electro/opto-mechanical engineering management skillset, designing military cryptographic and ruggedized enclosures for military transportation such as submarines, tactical training systems, and information systems. Performs and trains thermal / heat transfer, shock, vibration, weight, structural, and tolerance stack-up analysis.  Experience with sustainability, NRE development/costing. Background in military integration/production facility management and operations. Countless design & analysis tools including fluent ICEPACK, DOORS, MATLAB, SolidWorks, Pro-Mechanica. Active Secret clearance. 130K. 04092015.4

Sr Electro-Mechanical Project Engineer / Aircraft, DoD

MSEE/BSME. An electro-mechanical engineering design leader for Military/DoD and space/aerospace for motors, actuators, solenoids and high pressure valves applying mostly to aircraft and gunnery vehicles. Technical aspects include pneumatics, coolant control, thermal dynamics, and electro-magnetics. Consistently improves yield, reduces costs, and drives quick prototype turnaround. Experienced with technical proposals, regulatory compliance and has FAA Repair Station background. Skillsets: CNC, Mastercam, MathCAD, Ansoft, Cosmos. Fluent German. 115K. 04072015.3

Staff Engineer – ElectroMechanical / Magnetic Motors

BSEE. Strong design/manufacturing engineering manager in electromechanical and magnetic motors for electrical vehicles, commercial transportation, utility/wind power and industrial applications. Types of motors include/not limited to:  Electrical, hybrids, stepper, brushless, DC, wound, induction; Cross-business in 3-phase generators and transformers. Value-add expertise: Battery charging/ignition, failure analysis (FMEA/FEA) and AutoCAD drafting. Performs simulations, characterizations, design optimization, manufacturing flow studies for cost reduction, launches NPI. Patent/Pubs. JMAG, MathCAD. 125K. 03272015.4

Mechanical Engineer – Automotive Engine Systems

BSME. An industrial vehicle engine and component (mounts, pipes, hoses) design and product development specialist working with loaders, excavators for harsh terrain.

  • Finite element analysis (FEA), evaluation, validation
  • NPI and global customer product promotion
  • Performance studies and environmental metrics including emission standards
  • Extensive testing and troubleshooting (air restriction, exhaust systems, cold start)

Recent background in military vehicles. Uses Pro/E Wildfire, Mechanica, Creo 2, SolidWorks, AutoCAD, MATLAB. Contract or Direct Hire. 75K. 03272015.01

Mechanical Engineer – Aerospace/Space Program

MSME. Designs spaceflight and aerospace/avionics hardware, instrumentation, robotics, onboard computer systems and chassis, laser equipment, and various electro-mechanical systems to rad-hard constraints. Provides project management expertise, electronic packaging and complex analysis such as precision stack-up. Oversees project engineering design and technical staff, provides training, and ensures timeliness of deliverables. Performs support tasks such as design reviews, subcontractor selection and marketing activities. Uses Pro-E, SolidWorks, ANSYS, Cosmos, AutoCAD. Previous DoD/NASA security clearance. >15 Years. 90K. 03192015.4

Sr Mechanical Engineer – Motors

MSME. Electromechanical design product lead for electric motors and magnetic bearings for automotive industry. Oversees all design efforts, develops drawing packages

  • Performs tolerance stack-up, FEA/motor efficiency/root cause and other product reliability analysis/calculations, validation, and thermal optimization
  • Managed overseas supply chain and all resources to ensure timely deliverables
  • Generates competitive advantage via intellectual property
  • Significant customer technical interaction

Uses C, Pro-E Series/Wildfire, Ideas, AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Gambit, IcePak, ANSYS. Six Sigma Black Belt. Patents. 125K. 03122015.2

Lead Hardware/Software and Test Engineer-Contract

BSEE. Seasoned hardware and software design/redesign and test engineer working with military/commercial avionics and automotive industries (from system to component level).

  • Prototypes, console/cabinetry units, on-board computers, ground support equipment, controls, H/W-S/W interface, and digital/analog circuit design
  • Excels at systems integration, reverse engineering and troubleshooting any hardware problems in lab environment
  • Test Expert: ATE, STE, functionality, acceptance/FAT, “worst case”
  • Serves as customer liaison (training, support, feasibility studies/requirements definition)

Works to DO, MIL-STDs. Uses Orcad, Atlas, Assembly, LabView, C. Inactive SAR clearance. Contract hire only. $70/hour. 03112015.3

Power Electronics Engineer, DC/DC

BSEE/CE. Designs power electronics and controls, including AC/DC, DC/DC power supplies, converters, DC control systems/interfaces, motors, sensors, power cabling and amplifier circuitry. Performed PCB design, schematic capture, and authored test procedures. Value-add embedded processor design talent. Contract candidate. 92K. 03102015.2

Mechanical Design Engineer – Contract

BSME. A seasoned mechanical design engineering professional working nationally on contract for a variety of industries: Industrial, automotive, avionics, military, transportation, and lighting. Designs and develops parts, fixtures and tooling using sheet metal, cast, plastics, including prototypes. Provides layouts and develops production parts structures. Pro-E Series Expert through and including Wildfire 5. Contract hire only. 15 Years. 85K. 03052015.5

Principal Power Electronics Engineer – Space, Power/Hi Rel

MSEE, C.P.E. Leads design and development of high reliability, rad-hard multiple output DC/DC converters and motor drives.

  • Modeling, simulation and significant troubleshooting and system-specific, special test support.
  • Complex analysis (worst case, component stress, radiation, mode & effect).
  • Owns resolution of anomalies.

Uses MathCAD, ICAP IV Spice, Blueprint. 155K. 02272015.3

Electrical Test/Safety Contract Engineer, FAA/Substations – NETA III

BSEE, P.E. Cert/>20 Years. A seasoned contract electrical test engineer, having a substantial history with both FAA/Avionics safety and substation equipment testing. The first of dual talents involves implementing new initiatives of regional FAA/EOSH safety program. Oversees arc flash risk program as expert and regional safety instructor/trainer. Performs power systems studies and is official FAA/EOSH Liaison. For the second skillset, has an extensive history with substation equipment testing and commissioning (relays, transformers, generators, switch/panel boards, transfer switches, breakers and cables) relating to utility and industrial plants and other facilities requiring critical power (such as hospitals, etc). Has focus for standards compliance in both fields. 100K. 02172015.8

Aerospace Lead Project Engineer, Flight Control Systems

MBA, BSEE/>15 Years. Provides network-based communications and flight control systems design and integration expertise for primarily unmanned, though also manned aerial vehicles for aerospace, military/defense and commercial applications. Hardware and software systems also involve radar altimeters/RF and variable sensors / instrumentation. Skillsets include electromechanical specification development, is lead on software and design documentation, military review lead with interoperability working groups, boosts system capabilities and enhancements, directs simulation lab development, conducts high level training and is formal internal/external technical liaison. Often spearheads government and technology initiatives. Has a background in autopilot and actuator systems development and integration. Previous Secret security clearance. Doors, Dimensions. Multiple formal awards and patent activity. 100-110K. 02172015.2