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Vacancy: Power Quality Electrical Engineer

Our firm is currently looking for an engineer trained in electrical systems to support our clients in solving power problems, performing energy studies, and supporting our product sales and rental business. The role involves a variety of power engineering and consulting projects. The ideal candidate is a problem solver capable of working through technical challenges and employing pragmatic solutions.

PowerCet, based in Santa Clara, California is known internationally for providing consulting services to industrial, commercial, and governmental organizations. We are the “ghost-busters” of identifying and solving power problems that disrupt the reliable operation of electrical infrastructures in data centers, manufacturing plants, hospitals, military bases, and power generation plants on land and on sea. In addition to power quality, we routinely perform load studies and energy audits, generator and UPS commissioning, investigating RF interference, and making electrical grounding studies.The other half of our business is in the sales, rental, support and training on power monitoring and electrical instruments from major manufacturers.

 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a team that provides power measurement equipment and consulting services. In addition to serving our clients’ needs, this role offers an environment to advance and achieve a deep and practical understanding of power quality, the EMF environment, and solving real-world problems. The engineer will have the opportunity to work on interesting consulting projects, and interact with top industry companies, worldwide.

 

Education and Experience Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have one or more of the following:

Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering

Electrical technician, or master electrician qualification

P.E. license

Electrical Contractor’s license

(Applicants will be considered who are studying for licensing.)

We will consider candidates who have at least 5 years of experience, to senior level engineers who possess 10 plus years of related engineering experience.

Engineering positions often require that experienced engineers maintain current approved FE Certification and may be required to be a Registered Professional Engineer.

 

Must have comprehensive electrical power systems knowledge, both utility and non-utility, and be conversant with power distribution infrastructure and devices. Including but not limited to: transformers, generators, uninterruptible power systems, power conditioning, power factor correction, harmonics filters, grounding, wiring practices, lightning protection, insulation, arc-flash safety, and EMF interference.

Have a clear working knowledge of ANSI, NEC, NFPA and other related recognized standards bodies dealing with power quality, electrical codes, and safety.

Coordinate installation of temporary power monitoring and recording equipment.

Ability to analyze and interpret complex electrical one-line diagrams.

Train and support users of meters and power testing instruments in person, and on-line.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Required:

Successful candidate requires knowledge of basic electric engineering principles and advanced mathematics. Gather data and make accurate engineering computations.

Must be proficient in computer skills with a working knowledge of database, spreadsheet, and word processing applications.

Requires knowledge of business environments and understanding of common business procedures.

Must exhibit excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Must demonstrate people skills in working with non-technical individuals.

Must be able to work independently with strong sense of responsibility and initiative.

Perform technical electrical engineering work of complex nature.

Travel and overtime will be required.

Pay based on experience (anticipate $85K - $110K). Benefits are included (Medical/Dental/401k)  EEO 

 

Please submit your resume and cover letter by USPS mail (no emails) to:

EE Resume 

PowerCet

3350 Scott Blvd, B55 #1

Santa Clara, Ca 95054