Consulting Aplication engineer

Organization icon

GE Renewable Energy

Location icon

Zamudio, Spain

Apply now
Clock icon

24 days ago

Job Description Summary

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Execute engineering studies and analysis across the transmission, distribution, and industrial segments.
  • Design and testing of customized P&C solutions (both in house and at customer installations) to meet user specifications & requirements
  • Programing protection relays and RTUs
  • Develop test setups, test plans, and test case (including wiring diagrams and configurations of relays and controllers)
  • Perform in Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) including Hardware-In-the-Loop (HIL) tests using real-time digital simulators
  • Prepare test reports, project reports, and project deliverables
  • Analyze and troubleshoot field cases involving GE or third-party relays
  • Participate in business development activities to grow services, including writing and presenting technical papers, delivering customer presentations,

- May require travel up to 10 - 30% of the time depending on projects

Required Qualifications:

  • B.S (Masters or higher is preferred) in Electrical, Computer or Power Systems Engineering with very good understanding of power system applications and analysis.
  • Minimum (2) years of experience in protection, control, and automation applications
  • Understanding of power systems phenomena in transmission & distribution systems
  • Understanding of power system protection relays, automation, control and communication protocols.
  • Ethical and professional business manner in interaction with team members and customers.
  • Customer focused; open to accept new challenges and share ideas
  • Technical skills to execute projects and write SOW proposals.
  • Strong learning skills.
  • Willingness and ability to work across time zones to support global customers if required

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experienced in study software and power system tools such as Mathcad, MATLAB, PSSE, Power Factory, ASPEN, CAPE for automating the power system study process.
  • Understand of communication system protocols and architectures in electric power industry (DNP3, MODBUS, IEC61850, OpenFMB, etc.).
  • Experience with RTDS or Opal Simulation Platforms
  • Flexibility to work in a multi-customer environment and to adapt to requests/comments made in the course of execution.
  • Experience with transmission, distribution, and smart grid standards;
  • Strong communication skills including technical writing and presentations
  • Knowledge or field experience with system commissioning and testing

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No