Substation Applications Engineer

GQR

GQR Global Markets - Dallas, Texas, USA

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General Overview

This position requires technical knowledge and experience in the design, operation, testing and maintenance of substation equipment such as transformer, circuit breakers, CTs, PTs, batteries & switchgear.

 

Responsibilities:

Provide technical support for substation test equipment via telephone, with personal visits, demonstrations, and hands-on training.
Validate new products through testing of hardware and software for various applications and provide feedback for product enhancement/improvement.
Work with engineering team on product specifications, applications, software and contribute towards product design & development.
Participate in marketing and sales activities and industry technical meetings and conferences.
Prepare white papers, application notes, and technical articles to reinforce as a subject matter expert in the power industry.
Should be able to present on different theoretical topics and case studies at conferences and technical meetings.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering
Preferably 5 years of direct experience in substation field testing and commissioning.
Knowledge of power system operation and circuits analysis.
Have a good working knowledge of the methods and procedures used in utility substation design, commissioning and maintenance practices.
Familiarity with design, construction, and operation of transformer, circuit breakers, and batteries.
Experience in the installation, testing, and maintenance of substation assets.
Knowledge of different transformer, circuit breakers, and batteries testing methods and ability to perform results analysis.
Knowledge of applicable and relevant IEEE, NETA, IEC and NERC standards as it relates to testing and maintenance.
Ability to present technical topics and communicate effectively in front of a large audience consisting of technicians, engineers, managers and key decision-makers.
Required travel (approximately 50%).
Position requires strong computer skills including knowledge of various Windows platforms, software installation, various PC I/O ports and Microsoft Office

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