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Application Engineer - PRIM

Organization: OMICRON
Location: Houston, Texas, États-Unis
End of contest: November 6, 2017
Type (Full time / Part time): Full time
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Description
OMICRON is a leading manufacturer of primary and secondary test equipment for electric power systems. The Application Engineer will be responsible for providing high-level technical support of our primary products and their applications in the Southwest region. The position is to be located remotely on the West Coast and will be reporting to the PRIM Engineering Manager.

Essential Job Functions

  • Direct involvement with power system apparatus diagnostics, transformers, switchgear, rotating machines and ancillary equipment.
  • Provide focused expertise and guidance to the industry and peers on OMICRON Primary test instruments and their applications.
  • Conduct customer visits to maintain customer relations and increase revenues.
  • Product consultation and training on electrical theory and diagnostic methods, including application, data analysis, power system apparatus evaluation and report generation to our customer base. Topics will include, but are not limited to: Power Factor (PF), Sweep Frequency Response Analysis (SFRA), Dissolved Gas Analysis (DGA), Dielectric Frequency Response Analysis (DFR), and Partial Discharge (PD).
  • Coordinate all technical issues with OMICRON's sales representatives and distributors.
  • Troubleshoot technical problems for customer and sales support.
  • Provide input on new products, product strategies, development, and application needs.
  • Manage and develop application notes and technical papers, including presentations at relevant seminars/conferences.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Requirements

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent writing, teaching, and presentation skills.
  • Reputable business and work ethics & personal character.
  • Long-term strategy, planning and goal oriented.
  • Creative, innovative thinking and solutions oriented - team member.
  • Willingness to travel (up to 50%).

This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. OMICRON electronics Corp. USA reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary. 

Work Experience

  • At least 3-5 years' experience of PRIMARY testing and field diagnostics.
  • 3 + years of proven experience in the utility, OEM or consulting services - more than one preferred.
  • Experience with testing and diagnostics of relay and protection schemes are a plus.
  • In-depth knowledge of power system substations, generation, transmission and distribution of electric power.

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Electronics or Electrical Engineering required.
  • Master's degree in Electronics or Electrical Engineering preferred.
     

Working Conditions

  • Physical Demands: In general, the following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to allow differently-abled individuals to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Must be able to see, hear, speak and write clearly in order to communicate with customers; manual dexterity required for occasional reaching and lifting of large objects more than 50 pounds; and operating office equipment; Frequent sitting, occasional bending and kneeling.
  • Work Environment: In general, the following conditions of the work environment are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to allow differently-abled individuals to perform the essential functions of the job within the environment.
  • The office is clean, orderly, properly lighted and ventilated. Noise levels are considered low to moderate.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color perception, depth perceptions, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Hazards such as those encountered in electrical substation environments, such as the presence of high voltage, and other sources of electrical shock may be encountered. May be required to use Personal Protection Equipment (PPE): hard hats, safety boots, ear protection, safety glasses, fall restraint, FR clothing.

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OMICRON
60 Hickory Drive
Waltham
Massachusetts United States
www.omicronenergy.com