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Application Engineer - Automation

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) seeks a dedicated individual to join our team as an Application Engineer - Automation for our industrial computer products. As an SEL Application Engineer, you will be a product expert, supporting the product as well as providing tools and resources for training and teaching others how our products best serve the industry. This position ranges from customer service, assisting in product application, troubleshooting, and finding creative solutions. Experience with the RTAC, DNP, & SCADA is definitely a bonus! Candidates for this position should value Customer Focus and understand that the best way to learn is to teach! If this sounds like an exciting opportunity you would enjoy, apply today!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop expertise in power systems, automation, and all related SEL products.
  • Help customers apply SEL products through visits, demonstrations, training courses, email, and telephone contact.
  • Contribute to product specifications, application and testing software, and literature.
  • Participate in SEL marketing and sales activities and industry technical meetings and conferences.
  • Teach in customer on-site and online visits, SEL University courses, and hands-on seminars for customers and SEL personnel.
  • Maintain customer application and quality information, and develop industry relationships.
  • Model, teach and apply SEL Values, Principles of Operations, and World-Class Manufacturing principles.
  • Understand. Create. Simplify.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, equivalent degree, or equivalent work experience
  • 7 years' experience in power systems, industry practices, and automation
  • Strong technical training, speaking, writing, and customer service skills
  • Ability to direct daily work activities with limited supervision
  • Willingness to travel
  • Strong writing, documentation, and speaking skills
  • Ability to learn new skills and assume new responsibilities
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment
  • Background check results satisfactory to SEL
  • Negative drug test result(s)

Preferred Qualifications
M.S. in Electrical Engineering or advanced application experience in focus area*
Published application guides and technical paper at industry conference or in journal
Experience using SEL products

Focus Area - Automation: software, integration and automation, industrial controls, PLCs, industry protocols (IEC-61850, DNP, Modbus), Ethernet systems, protocol analyzers, and industry SCADA practices

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Location Information

Prattville, AL - Just 15 minutes away from the capital of Alabama. Nearby you will find the Alabama and Coosa Rivers along with Lake Jordan and Martin that allows for kayaking, canoeing, boating, and a great deal of fishing too! One of the fastest growing areas in the state, Prattville has newly developed facilities mixed in with their historic downtown area. If you are looking for a family friendly, entertainment - filled area, and enjoyable activities to do both inside and outside - Prattville is a great place to be!

An Award Winning Company

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) has earned a reputation for quality, reliability, integrity, and service. This has enabled us to expand within both the electric utility and industrial markets in many different industries, markets, and geographies around the world.

Communication with Applicants

SEL sends an initial e-mail response to all applicants at time of résumé or CV submittal. If you do not receive this communication, please check your SPAM filter and make sure your system is not blocking e-mails from SEL. It is important that you ensure your receipt of this e-mail as SEL may communicate future position updates via e-mail. 

SEL is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Vet/Disabled

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