Tag Archives: Variable Frequency Drives

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

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 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

Sr Transformer Design Engineer / Oil-Filled

BSEE. Liquid-filled, medium power, large transformer design engineer to 10MVA, with expertise in design improvements as to wound/stack core construction, components (fins, etc) re-design, and specialty in innovative 3 & 4-winding transformer design for wind/solar. Works to ANSI, CSA standards, and ease of manufacturability. Strong test application developer, production line problem resolution. Has excellent electromechanical background (drilling, plating), variable frequency drives, power electronics, PCB manufacturing. 10 Years. 75K. 05192015.5

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

Power Transmission & Distribution Systems Engineer

MSEE. Designs industrial and utility overhead and underground power, generates specifications, provides line mapping, grounding, interconnectivity/short circuit studies, post-transient, transient and load flow/arc flash analysis, plus system capacity/future loads. Electrical equipment includes: Transformers, breakers, reclosers, variable frequency drives, UPS, battery management, protection & control (relays), switchgear, conductors, cabling, and motor controls. Coordinates with supply manufacturers and interfaces with utility reps. Works to NEC, NEMA, API, NFPA70-E, IEEE, OSHA. Uses ETAP, PSLF, PLS CADD, AutoCAD, SKM, Visio. <5 Years. 70K. 03172015.6

Sr Power Distribution Electrical Engineer – Switchgear

BSEE/CET. Performs design, commissioning, and solutions project management for low/medium voltage power distribution equipment in electrical buildings, pump stations and substations for oil & gas industry:

  • AIS/GIS switchgear, outdoor breakers, variable frequency drives, transformers, MCCs
  • Orchestrates site construction from concept (work scope, grounding, layout, equipment integration, inspection/test), prepares drawings, data sheets, manuals and customer presentations

Close work with contractors, M&O and project participants. AutoCAD. 110K. 03162015.2

LV/MV Substation and Facilities Electrical Technician

<10 Years. Provides a variety of field technical support involving substations, facilities and related motor control centers for utilities, oil & gas refineries, government facilities. Prepares documentation deliverables, maintains electrical load lists for motors and variable frequency drives, sources various power equipment and components, generates drawing packages (equipment layout and installation) and provides on-site drawing verification, performs arc flash studies, participates in factory equipment testing, and prepares/conducts technical presentations. Uses AutoCAD, MicroStation, EasyPower, SKM. 80-90K. 02252015.2

Technical Sales Account Manager – UPS

MBA, BSBA/15 Years. Brings strong technical background to manage key accounts, working with UPS, DC/DC converters, replacement batteries and more. Uses consultative selling techniques, builds long term relationships and facilitates customer service. Has surpassed 100 to 250% of quotas. Participates in new product and service introductions. Has a field service installation, emergency callouts, scheduling and commissioning background with UPS and battery management systems for data centers. 100K. 02092015.3

Chief Engineer – Power Electronics / Controllers

BSEE/>20 Years. An executive level engineering and product development leader for power electronics to include, in part: Energy storage, converters (100kW and up), inverters, amplifiers, analog circuitry, embedded firmware, FPGA, DSP, thermal systems, variable frequency/servo drives, and servomotors – applying to aerospace, military/defense, automotive and industrial.

Prior to current role, has held roles as general manager, engineering manager, and has founded small startups.

Identifies, develops and defines product specifications based on market and other global studies. Excels in startup environment to “hatch” engineering groups, and setup processes, control systems and functions (DFMEA, modeling, simulation, 3D PCB and layout). Creates strategic partnerships and joint ventures. Builds large, remote technical teams.

This is the type of candidate that companies build development groups around.

Uses Verilog, C, Embedded Coder, MATLAB, Simulink, PSIM, Altera, Lattice and more. Multiple publications and patents.

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Systems Integration / Automation / SCADA Engineer

BSEET/>20 Years. Designs and programs substation automation solutions/SCADA and HMI using SQL, DMS/EMS systems and network configuration, and integrates protection / control and data acquisition devices for utilities. Integrates data from analog feedback, digital IO and variable frequency drives. Design experience includes various hardware, panels and layouts.  Manages bid processes and technical proposals. Works with various resources to actively resolve all customer issues. Uses AutoCAD, Visio. 80-90K. 01202015.6

Protection and Control Substation Lead Technician

20 Years. Has a concentrated background in substation power electronics involving: Relay protection and control, SCADA, transformers, breakers, switches, regulators, motor controls, VFDs, fiber optics, instrumentation and more for utility, plants, avionics, telecommunications and nuclear applications. Performs programming, upgrades, extensive test, repair and troubleshooting. Has a variety of additional skillsets: Technician supervision, labor union / contractor / vendor interaction, CNC and conveyor systems, and robotics. Background has significant work with power generation, transmission and distribution grid systems. Work to variety of code standards, plus FAA. Uses AcSELerator, EnerVista. ISO. 90-100K. 01082015.4

Field Service Electrical Engineer / Protection and Control

BSEE/15 Years. Brings a varied background with multiple technical talents for design engineering, field service installation, maintenance and repair for substations / utility. Includes calibration, extensive test expertise / troubleshooting, failure mitigation, complex analysis and comprehensive regulatory compliance skill. Significant vendor relations/monitoring. Involves transformers, transducers, breakers, switchgear, relays, fiber optics, SCADA. Has aerospace/avionics and automotive design background: VFDs, motors, pumps, video, thermal imaging, instrumentation/sensors, and accelerometers for vibration / reliability systems issues. Also FAA expertise, Top Secret clearance. Fluent: Spice family, Matlab, LabView, Simulink, Catia, SAS and much more. Multi-lingual. Multiple professional certs. 80-100K. 01072015.2

Lead Electrical Engineer – Power Electronics

BSEE/10 Years. Has a varied engineering management background in lifecycle power electronics projects applicable to: Embedded systems, variable frequency drives (VFD), inverters, motor drives, power supplies, battery management systems, test software / tools / equipment, sensors, generators, wind turbines, microprocessors, mixed signal, PCB layout and components, plus prototypes. Performs high level design reviews, firmware and software development, failure analysis and resolution, comprehensive field service management – including internationally, equipment repair / integration, and schematic capture.  Applies to aerospace, energy and military. Uses Altium, OrCAD, LTspice, Ethernet, Python and more. 100-110K. 01052015.12

Facilities Electrical Engineer

BSEE-CE/<10 Years. A hands-on technician for critical power organizations, providing large facilities power maintenance and operation (distribution / generators / HVAC / industrial lighting) and generating technical documentation as needed – all to stringent regulatory standards. Works with many power systems and products: Infrared testing, power controls, grounding systems, transformers, circuit wiring, breakers, transfer switches, fiber optics and UPS. Also has significant expertise with wind turbine generators for very large farms, using SCADA, performing root cause analysis, applying Six Sigma and lean principles, and working with motors and variable frequency drives. Has background in networking. Uses MiniTab, EAP, PSpice, and more. 70-75K. 12232014.9

Regional Sales

Extensive complex solutions sales of power electronics to oil and gas industry. Developed and maintained numerous “C” level contacts, and closed millions in sales of variable frequency drives and controls systems. Candidate is an available, self-directed sales professional who is a day-one contributor. 100K #8232036