Associate Engineer

Emerson - Pittsburgh, PA (30+ days ago)3.9


Primary Responsibilities/Essential Functions:
The successful candidate will be an essential part of the Generator Excitation Solutions group with responsibilities for project management and design/implementation functions for Emerson Process Management power projects. Responsibilities will include providing technical leadership and innovative thinking in a wide range of power plant fundamentals. A good business understanding and effective dealings with internal and external customers are essential. Enthusiastic and self-motivated is a plus.

Development, application and integration of excitation subsystem components such as crowbar, deexcitation, field flashing, power conversion bridges, voltage regulator controller etc. into a fully functional excitation/voltage regulator system that meets the customer specification.
Coordinate vendor buyout material for project needs
Team leadership and supervisory skills, as well as progressive project responsibility is a definite asset
Have knowledge of the entire project including scope, schedule, hours of work, cost and delivery milestones. Perform the work within the budgetary and schedule requirements. Perform casual overtime as necessary.
Inform project manager of any changes that could possibly affect scope, schedule or cost
Travel to customer sites to perform walk downs, maintenance, commissioning or other duties as needed
Create, update and review technical documentation for both the customer and GES group
Participate and provide insight to any engineering changes including changes to design, drawing modifications and documentation
Seek training to further enhance job skills

Demonstrated skills in using computers and relevant software packages such as Microsoft Word, Project, Excel, PowerPoint, and AutoCAD. Capable of writing technical reports, articles for trade and technical publications, and presenting papers is also necessary. Team leadership and supervisory skills, as well as, progressive project responsibility is a definite asset. Ability to maintain and oversee accurate project cost and schedule tracking is required.

Experience and knowledge of excitation systems control equipment design and electrical power systems are considered a plus. Experience with multiple exciter equipment manufacturers is preferred. Specific knowledge in excitation system installation engineering design, installation supervision, project control and execution, excitation system training, start-up and commissioning, PSS tuning, and troubleshooting is a plus.