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Application Engineer I - Protection

Job Description Summary

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) seeks a dedicated individual to join our team as an Application Engineer for our industrial computer products. As an SEL Application Engineer, you will be the bridge that serves both the product development team and the industry, ensuring our products continue to solve the problems of tomorrow! 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. If this sounds like an exciting opportunity you would enjoy, apply today

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
1. Maintain and improve knowledge of power systems, focus area*,and all related SEL products.
2. Help customers apply SEL products through visits, demonstrations, training courses and telephone contact.
3. Contribute to product specifications, application and testing software, and literature.
4. Participate in SEL marketing and sales activities and industry technical meetings and conferences.
5. Teach in training schools for customers and SEL personnel.
6. Maintain customer database for customer application and quality information.
7. Continuously identify, measure, follow, and improve marketing, sales, and engineering quality procedures.
8. Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications
B.S. in Electrical Engineering, equivalent degree, or equivalent work experience
3 years experience in power systems, industry practices, and focus area*
Completion of SEL Engineering Development Program or equivalent work experience
Proven technical training, speaking, writing, and customer service skills
Ability to direct daily work activities with general supervision
Ability 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, with emphasis in focus area*
Published application guides
Experience using SEL products

Focus Area = Protection, Automation, Communications, Metering, or Distribution
Protection = system protection, protective relays and their applications, settings, and testing
Automation = software, integration and automation, industrial controls, PLCs, industry protocols (IEC-61850, DNP, Modbus), Ethernet systems, protocol analyzers, and industry SCADA practices
Communications = fiber optic, microwave and spread-spectrum radio, and wired protection and control network communications systems, including TDM and Ethernet technologies, communications test sets and analyzers, and industry network design and security practices
Distribution = Fault Indicators and Sensors (product and system specifications), recloser controls, voltage regulators, capacitor bank controls, distribution automation, arc sense technology, and related distribution applications.
Metering = Revenue metering equipment, Load Profile recorders, analysis of power quality and metering reports, MV90 integration, revenue-class instrument transformer selection

Physical Requirements

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

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SEL is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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