Senior Applications Engineer
Company: Powell Industries
Posted on: November 19, 2023
Application Engineer- Power Systems and Automation
Powell Automation Division (PAD)
We are currently seeking a motivated individual to be a part of our
growing Powell Automation Division (PAD). This exciting position
allows the ability to not only grow professionally but also fuel
the future presence of PAD in the automation space! As a member of
PAD you will work and collaborate with a group of diverse
professionals to apply innovative and creative solutions to solve
problems for our clients. Key responsibilities include providing
technical support to generate new sales opportunities, developing
formal internal sales proposals, staying up to date on current
automation technology & trends, interacting with internal and
external stakeholders, as well as helping to define and design
automation solutions to drive the overall growth and vision of
Technical Sales Manager of PAD
AS A PAD AUTOMATION APPLICATIONS ENGINEER YOU WILL:
Become proficient in PAD solutions and offerings
Review and interpret client specifications to provide an automation
solution to help customers meet their goals.
Support generating new sales opportunities by providing technical
support/guidance to PAD and other organizational sales teams for
customer meeting and company automation initiatives. It will also
be necessary to participate in (some instances lead) presentations,
networking activities, and events to promote automation.
Interact with other Powell divisions to develop cross business
Analyze and utilize data for in-depth evaluation of current market
conditions and trends to help drive the current and future
automation solution offerings.
Contribute to new and existing product specifications
Drive the growth of automation by helping to build and maintain
long lasting relationships, inspiring trust, enhancing the client
experience, and being a thought leader for innovative automation
solutions to meet customer needs.
Assist in developing formal internal proposals including technical
budget estimates and cost justification models for product line
enhancements and/or cost out projects.
Become a SME in the automation space by understanding and
developing solutions utilizing products from various manufactures
such as SEL, Rockwell, Siemens, and GE.
Ensure that the company's Health, Safety & Environmental policies
and procedures are constantly adhered to all aspects of Site
BS in a technical discipline, preferably an Electrical Engineer,
from an accredited institution with a minimum of five (5) years of
relevant work experience, or a minimum of eight (8) years of
relevant industry working experience is required
Able to review and interpret client provided documents such as
specifications, drawings and data sheets. Strong analytical skills
Basic understanding in at least one of the following is
- Automation and Control systems
- Protective Relay programming and commissioning
- PLC applications for Switchgear
- Networking and Cybersecurity
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite required
Previous experience developing, executing, integrating, and/or
commissioning projects related to relay, PLC, HMI, RTU, or control
systems for power applications is a plus.
Experience with common industrial protocols such as Modbus (RTU and
TCP/IP), IEC61850, DNP3, Profibus, etc. and networking is a
Knowledge of 3 phase power is preferred.
Excellent customer relation, verbal, and written communication
Ability to communicate clearly and professionally with all levels
of an organization
Desire to stay up to date on current industry trends and technology
to improve PAD solutions/offerings.
Able to work effectively in a team setting or independently, able
to adapt to change, self-starter, innovative, and willing to make a
Willingness to travel up to 25%
In our 70+ year history, Powell has always known that our employees
are at the heart of our success. Without question, we have the most
talented people in all parts of our organization. As a
manufacturer, we recruit and hire experienced and knowledgeable
applicants to ensure our product is engineered, fabricated and
assembled to customer specifications!
Powered by Innovation - Powell's culture has and will always be
founded in our "can do" attitude. If we can imagine it, we can do
it. Become a part of our story, and let us help you write yours.
Hard work pays off in all of our teams, with opportunity for
advancement and promotion without sacrificing work-life balance.
Successful candidates must have a legal authorization to work in
the United States on a full-time basis, with only those candidates
selected for interview contacted.
We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity
If you need an accommodation in the hiring process, you may contact
713.378.2685. Application status inquiries will not be accepted in
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