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Electrical Power Solutions Engineer

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Schneider Electric

Chicago, IL

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    Schneider Electric\u2122 creates connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. Our 160,000 employees thrive in more than 100 countries. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment: .   Great people make Schneider Electric a great company.   Description:   This position is a technical leadership role that supports Application Engineering within Schneider Electric\u2019s Power Solutions Organization.  The successful candidate will join a team of engineers involved in the design, testing and commissioning of critical power control systems.  Typical applications include automatic throw-over systems, emergency generation, integration of renewable energy, islanded (microgrid) operation, etc.  The team also provides quotation and proposal support to departmental sales engineers on distribution control project opportunities.  The candidate will be instrumental in the development of design standards and best practices, as well as providing peer review of other\u2019s solutions.        What do you get to do in this position?   A.      Perform design and commissioning activities on complex power distribution automation and microgrid applications. B.      Mentor and develop department engineers on proper design techniques and procedures used to engineer power distribution systems.    Assist in the development and implementation of formal training programs for department engineers. C.      Provide technical support to sales engineers by reviewing customer RFQ\u2019s, specifications and drawings and providing technical assistance in the development of quotations and proposals. D.      Develop proposal documentation that can be used to support the marketing effort for both standard and custom control solutions regarding distribution systems reliability and microgrid applications. E.      Provide consulting support including the review of both low and medium voltage switchgear arrangements and the associated control components. F.       Interpret and apply applicable industry standards such as NEC, UL, ISO, IEEE, and other requirements as needed. G.      Participate in the development of standardized solutions as applicable to power system reliability and backup power systems. Qualifications     This job might be for you if:   \u00b7            5 \u2013 10 Years in engineering and commissioning power distribution control systems. \u00b7          BSEE or equivalent; PE licensure a plus. \u00b7            3 \u2013 5 Years of experience specific to designing and implementing Generator Control applications. (e.g. paralleled operation, co-gen, peak shaving, demand response) \u00b7          Experience designing islanded distribution systems utilizing both traditional and renewable energy sources (microgrid, solar, fuel cell, etc) \u00b7            Strong background in PLC programming, relay control logic, and protective relaying applications.    Proficient in IEC 61131-3 compliant programming environments such as Schneider\u2019s Unity or Concept software. \u00b7            Experience in the construction and operation of    low and medium voltage switchgear.  \u00b7            Strong background in the design of power distribution control solutions and backup power systems. \u00b7            Ablity to be customer facing with excellent communication skills.    Ablility to work effectively in a group setting, team oriented and results driven.  \u00b7            Experience with IEC 61850 compliant substation automation applications including IED configuration utilizing MMS and GOOSE protocols and network architectures. \u00b7          Estimated at approximately 25% travel     We seek out and reward people for being straightforward, open, passionate, effective and challenging the status quo. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate. We welcome people as they are, creating an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company.  We\u2019re looking for people with a passion for success \u2014 on the job and beyond.  See what our people have to say about working for Schneider Electric: .   Let us learn about you! Apply today.   You must submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled.   It is the policy of Schneider Electric to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities in the areas of recruiting, hiring, training, transferring, and promoting all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, color, gender, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristic or conduct.   Concerning agencies: Schneider Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for fees related to such.   Schneider Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities\/Women\/Vets\/Disabled

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From 1836 to today, Schneider Electric has transformed itself into the global specialist in energy management. Starting from its roots in the iron and steel industry, heavy machinery, and ship building, it moved into electricity and automation management. After 170 years of history, Schneider Electric has become today the solution provider that will help you make the most of your energy. Discover its transformation below.

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