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Control Design Engineer

Hitachi Energy

Hitachi Energy Crystal Springs, MS

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Hitachi Energy is seeking a Control Design Engineer for its Crystal Springs, Mississippi location. This role is responsible for design and analysis of parts, components, assemblies, subassemblies and systems, and the production of associated drawings and instructions for power transformer. Under limited direction, perform a variety of complex engineering assignments requiring in-depth knowledge of a specific engineering discipline plus an understanding of related disciplines to cost effectively achieve objectives. Proactively seek and implement initiatives to improve operations and increase customer satisfaction.Your responsibilities

  • Perform regular power transformer control design per customer’s specification by using Hitachi Energy design tools.
  • Develop power transformer control design, like the cooling fan control, transformer temperature control monitor, gas monitor, CT or PT protection, on-load tap changer control, etc.
  • Prepare documentation and drawings for customers and shop like control wiring department, assemble shop etc.
  • Order the control materials per customer’s specification and standards for the transformer production.
  • Prepare design review documents and participate in technical meetings with customers.
  • Follow-up on manufacturing of approved designs and customer service.
  • Train and support junior electrical designers.
  • Plan, conduct, coordinate and develop recommendations using advanced engineering concepts and processes.
  • Negotiate matters of considerable significance with customers, which may impact current and future business.
  • Analyze new proposals, requirements, specifications, and products.

Your background

  • 4 year degree in Electrical Engineering and a minimum of 5+ years of experience in low voltage control design or research, preferring transformer protection control design, support and customer service skills.
  • Candidate must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for Hitachi Energy in the United States.
  • In-depth knowledge of power system and transformer substation control experience, transformer protection knowledge;
  • Special knowledge of multiple engineering fields to influence direction of engineering efforts, coordinate engineering projects.
  • Adapt to changing technology, present proposals, and conceive and foster introduction of new concepts and approaches. Require ability to negotiate and influence decisions of Company managers and customers.
  • Experience in the following tools is required: Microsoft Office (Excel, word, power point, etc.), Auto-CAD.
  • Business trip for customer support, design training, field support, etc.
  • Overtime up to 10%.
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