Senior System Analyst (CLiP)
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Bolingbrook, IL 60440
Duties: Function as an electrical engineer responsible for high-level, electrical system analysis to determine the proper application of the CLiP. Responsible for providing support as an electrical engineer for a very specialized product used to protect electrical systems from the highest fault currents that normal equipment cannot withstand – CLiP, which includes: understanding and documenting existing technology; updating existing design; upgrading current products; developing new products from concept through production; customer system analysis; application of existing product and technical sales support. Assist product engineers with physical aspects of the product. Assist in managing day to day business in the group including quotations and order management, including on site commissioning and field service support. Understanding and formally documenting technical and theoretical knowledge base behind the CLiP product and preparing application guides and white papers. Analyze customer electrical systems for placement of CLIP product. Communicate effectively how the product is used, recommend protection settings, and explain system response. Work with software companies to simulate the operation and protective functions of the products. Manage technically and commercially complex proposal preparation and provide support and backup for the Application Engineer, as needed. Determine and negotiate price levels and lead times. Provide customer support including answering technical questions, system analysis, sales support, creating marketing content, trouble shooting, and doing presentations (in person or virtual). Travel domestically & internationally to meet with vendors, customers and to perform tests 8-10 times per year, 3-5 days per trip. Tools used: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access); Mathcad, PSpice, Matlab and programming in C/C++; and fault analysis software (ETAP, SKM).
Minimum requirements: Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering (U.S. or foreign equivalent) plus three (3) years of experience with electrical power system analysis. In the alternative, would accept Bachelor’s degree (U.S. or foreign equivalent) in Electrical Engineering plus five (5) years of progressively responsible, post-baccalaureate experience with electrical power system analysis. Must have three (3) years of experience with a Master’s degree OR five (5) years of experience with a Bachelor’s degree with: electrical power system analysis including sub cycle short circuit analysis, outrush/inrush calculations associated with capacitor banks with fault current limiters and incident energy calculations for medium voltage and low voltage equipment in the event of arc flash failures; design of magnetic circuits, current transformer applications and/or electronics; performing associated three-phase fault and/or power calculations; creating, reading and interpreting drawings, schematics and wiring diagrams. Must have two (2) years of experience with: specification and work procedure writing; electrical power system drawings; Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access); fault analysis software (ETAP or SKM); new product design, development and coordination with internal and external laboratories. Must have completed relevant coursework in: Mathcad; PSpice; Matlab; Programming in C or C++. Must be willing to travel domestically & internationally to meet with vendors, customers and to perform tests 8-10 times per year, 3-5 days per trip. Must have the ability to communicate effectively with vendors, customers and internal staff. Must have the ability to pass government security clearances.
Apply at www.gwelectric.com; go to Careers, select “Bolingbrook” and search by position title.