Location(s): United States; Pennsylvania; Pittsburgh
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Role Summary: The Drives and Controls Design Engineer will work as a member of a work group in order to meet assigned objectives. You will work within defined parameters to make decisions, apply concepts to issues of moderate complexity, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.
Essential Responsibilities: As the Drives and Controls Design Engineer you will:
Develop and further expand technical knowledge and expertise, currently recognized industry standards for engineering ability
Maintain knowledge of applicable product line warranties, and accomplish effective warranty administration
Plan, prepare, and/or instruct both internal and external training programs as required, to impart and perpetuate field engineering and/or product knowledge in area of specialization
Perform administrative functions such as writing technical reports, ordering materials, securing quotations, preparing job status reports, reports to customers, time sheet, and expense sheets on a complete timely, and thorough basis
Maintain knowledge of the report system to the extent required for timely and accurate input of field information necessary
Maintain knowledge of, and conduct work activities in compliance with, the Energy Services (ES) Safety Manual and Safety policy
Exercise good judgment in controlling costs and expenditures of company funds
Protect the company's capital investments by properly safeguarding and maintaining that equipment for which responsible
Make contributions to the continued development and refinement of Installation and Field Services (I & FS) Engineering Standards and Procedures as they apply to designated specialty and to conduct work efforts in accordance thereof
Develop knowledge of ES Terms and Conditions, and those of customer and subcontractors, and perform activities so as to minimize risk and assure compliance
Strive to achieve the highest level of customer satisfaction in all transactions and relationships
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering (OR a High School Diploma with a minimum of 5 years of engineering / field experience)
Minimum of 2 years of field engineering experience
Minimum of 1 year of field design experience
Ability and willingness to travel, approximately 60% of the time, both domestically and internationally
Ability and willingness to possess or be able to obtain and maintain a valid passport and driver's license
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.
Mainframe and PC literate
Demonstrated Technical skills in GE drives and controls such as DC300, Advanced Controls (AC) / Design Controls (DC) 2000, AC Innovation, Analog / Digital Siltrons and familiarity with Multi-Modality Imaging (MMI), Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs), Cimplicity, Arcnet, Genius, CPL and DLAN
3rd Party Drives Platforms such as Allen-Bradley, TMEIC, ABB, Siemens, etc.
3rd Party Control and PLC Platforms such as: Allen-Bradley, Modicon, National Instruments, Lab View, etc.
Strong business acumen and ability to sell GE to the customer
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with minimum supervision
Strong interpersonal skills
Customer service oriented, ability to travel
Ability to sell Engineering services
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Locations: United States; Pennsylvania; Pittsburgh
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