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Lead Power Systems Controls Engineer

Company: Eaton Corporation
Location: Houston
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Eaton's Electrical Services and Systems team is currently seeking a Lead Power Systems Controls Engineer to join our team. This position can be based at our Houston, El Paso, Grapevine, Austin, Beaumont, San Antonio, or Corpus Christi, Texas; Tulsa, OK, Baton Rouge, LA. Position Overview: The Lead PSC Engineer will lead the development, testing, and implementation of power systems control solutions for our customers using PLC's, HMI's, Multi-function Protection Relays, and Substation gateways from all major OEM's. Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It's where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential-and where you can help us reach ours. In this function you will:

  • Design Power Systems Controls.
  • Program Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC's) & Human Machine Interfaces (HMI's).
  • Program Protection relay schemes to implement controls with or without Data Concentrator.
  • Manage hyper scale data center projects to implement power system controls, factory & witness testing, and on-site commissioning with the support from other team members.
  • Support negotiations through consultation, sales calls, and training. When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we - as individuals and as a company - are stronger QualificationsRequired (Basic) Qualifications:
    • Bachelor Degree in a technical engineering field (electrical) from an accredited institution
    • Minimum of 7 years of experience working with Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) programming and interacting with the direct customer on a technical basis and managing and deployment of power automation projects
    • All candidates must reside within a 50 mile radius of the work locations listed. No relocation is being offered for this role. Preferred qualifications:
      • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
      • Professional Engineering license Position Criteria:
        • Successfully complete and maintain compliance with the company's safety program.
        • Submit to periodic customer required background and drug screenings.
        • Possess and maintain a valid & unrestricted driver's license.
        • Knowledge and understanding of best engineering practices for design of automation systems, power management systems, human-machine interface software, PLC programming, etc.
        • Knowledge and understanding of protection relays based monitoring and control systems.
        • Working knowledge of test equipment and diagnostic instruments for automation and power management systems.
        • Knowledge of troubleshooting, test and repair techniques.
        • Understanding of the company's and competitor's automation and power management systems and services.
        • Strong computer literacy - Working knowledge of all software packages relevant to successful performance of tasks.
        • Knowledge and practice of safety precautions related to working with automation and power systems.
        • Has demonstrated ability to provide service and represent company interests in developing customer relationships to assure long-term customer satisfaction.
        • Excellent interpersonal and communication/presentation skills
        • Experience with AutoCAD We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law. We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being. Listed below are programs that are offered globally, but program availabilities may vary by site.
          • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites)
          • Healthcare/retirement savings programs
          • Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance
          • Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development
          • Health, Dental, Vision & Wellness programs
          • Donation matching (U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico) #LI-MW1 Eaton considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws. To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application or interview process, please call 412-893-3600 or send an email to: AccommodationsForApplying@Eaton.comEaton is an intelligent power management company dedicated to improving the quality of life and protecting the environment for people everywhere. We are guided by our commitment to do business right, to operate sustainably and to help our customers manage power --- today and well into the future. By capitalizing on the global growth trends of electrification and digitalization, we're accelerating the planet's transition to renewable energy, helping to solve the world's most urgent power management challenges, and doing what's best for our stakeholders and all of society. Founded in 1911, Eaton has been listed on the NYSE for nearly a century. We reported revenues of $19.6 billion in 2021 and serve customers in more than 170 countries.Our culture is built on a strong commitment to practicing our core values and supporting our employees with the tools they need to succeed. We have demonstrated our passion for sustainability with the announcement of cutting carbon emissions from the company's operations by at least 50 percent by 2030.Eaton is committed to having a workforce that is diverse and non-discriminatory at all levels, reflecting the diversity of our customers and the varied environments in which we conduct business around the world. Our success depends on our ability to attract and retain the very best people unlimited by race, color, social or economic status, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any protected status. Eaton follows relevant non-discrimination laws and regulations in the countries where we operate. It is the policy of the Company to make all decisions regarding employment, including hiring, compensation, training, promotions, transfers, or lay-offs, based on the principle of equal employment opportunity as defined above.Job: EngineeringRegion: North America - US/Puerto RicoOrganization: ESSG EESSD Electrical Engrg Svcs Systems DivJob Level: Individual ContributorSchedule: Full-timeIs remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes - HybridDoes this position offer relocation?: NoTravel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

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