Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) seeks professional, innovative and detailed individuals for our Senior Application Specialist – Automation positions located at our field office in Lakewood, Colorado.
If you are looking for an opportunity to work with industry experts while participating in developing cutting edge products, then this may be the position for you!Senior Application Specialist - Automation (Multiple Openings)
The Senior Application Specialist – Automation at SCHWEITZER ENGINEERING LABORATORIES, INC. (SEL) will be required to develop, possess, and apply the fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of power system automation and related SEL products (involving software, integration and automation, industrial controls, PLCs, relevant industry protocols—such as IEC-61850, DNP, and Modbus—Ethernet systems, protocol analyzers, and industry SCADA practices). The incumbent will apply the principles of computer engineering, automation and control systems, systems integration, and SCADA practices and system design and 1) provide technical leadership and mentoring for Application Specialists in the area of power system automation and related SEL products; 2) work with senior-level SEL engineers in training and assisting sales representatives, strategic customers, and field application engineers on SEL integration, automation, and application products through telephone contacts and visits, trade show demonstrations, and application literature; 3) assist SEL Team Leaders and Regional Technical Managers in leading technical support activities of the region, including directing regional conferences and seminars, implementing new process and owning key customer support issues; 4) participate in new product development and enhancements to products; 5) contribute to product specifications, application guides and literature, technical papers, testing, and software; 6) work with SEL’s engineering staff to support SEL sales and marketing activities, while participating in industry technical meetings and conferences; and 7) follow and improve SEL application engineering processes and practices.
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The SEL family of companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants considered regardless of ethnicity, nationality, gender, veteran or disability status, religion, age, sexual orientation or gender identity, or other protected status.An Award Winning Company
The Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) family of companies 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.
In January, 2015, SEL was chosen as one of the ‘People’s Picks: 15 Great Workplaces in Manufacturing & Production” by Great Place to Work®’s Great Rated!™. This prestigious ranking celebrates the SEL 100% employee-owned culture as one of the best in the country. SEL has received numerous awards, including the Association of Washington Businesses (AWB) Better Workplace Award (2014 and 2009), the International and National Relief Award from American Red Cross (2013), the Fortune Magazine 100 Best Companies to Work For (2012), the Puget Sound Business Journal’s Top 100 Largest Private Companies (2010 and 2012) and 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in Washington State (1999 through 2003, 2010, and 2011), Inc. Magazine’s 500|5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies (1990, 1991, 2008, 2010, and 2011), the Association of Washington Businesses (AWB) Manufacturing, Workplace, and Community Service Award (1998 through 2010), the Washington State Quality Achievement Award (WSQA), and the Washington Secretary of State Corporations for Communities Award (2010). Puget Sound Business Journal has also ranked SEL as one of Washington State’s Top 100 Largest Private Companies every year since 2007.
In an independent survey conducted by Newton-Evans Research Company, SEL ranks first in all performance categories including: technology, features, security against hackers, web/internet information ability, technical service and support, maintenance cost, relay setting PC software, and price. Since 2006, SEL has also held the elite VPP STAR status certification from Washington State Department of Labor & Industries. Less than 2,000 companies in the U.S. earn the VPP STAR status for outstanding safety and health programs.Apply Your Talent. Make a Difference. Enjoy the Rewards.
Are you ready to be part of a highly motivated and well-equipped team? Are you a quick learner who likes new challenges? If so, then you are ready to join us at Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories.
Dr. Edmund O. Schweitzer III delivered the first commercial digital protective relay in 1984. Under his technical, managerial, and fiscal leadership, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories has expanded to become a leader in the power industry, employing over 3,700 people world-wide. Dr. Schweitzer understands and supports the need for investing in employees. In return, he expects that we hire only the best, most highly motivated team members, and that we deliver simple, reliable, and cost-effective products and solutions.
Our products and solutions must be simple and reliable because they protect the largest, most complicated machine on earth: the electric power grid. Blackouts in the U.S. and Canada remind us that reliable electric power is crucial to our society. SEL provides systems, services, and products for the protection, monitoring, control, automation, and metering of utility and industrial electric systems worldwide.
Our company and our products exist to make electric power safer, more reliable, and more economical. That purpose has made SEL very successful, and the company is managed with sound fiscal judgment and that purpose in mind. Profits are reinvested to fuel the company’s growth.
In addition to offering a variety of challenges in a supportive, stable environment, SEL shares its success with employees through our Employee Stock Ownership Program. Its purpose is to involve employees in the company’s long-term success and to encourage employees’ motivation, creativity, and productivity. Once employees become eligible, SEL will contribute a certain percentage of employees’ salaries, above their normal compensation, to accrue company stock with pre-tax dollars in their account.
In SEL’s 30 Years of Innovation Video, SEL employees describe the innovation, creativity, and experience of SEL’s products and growth over the last 30 years! Learn more about SEL on YouTube
The SEL family of companies has an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, and vision for all regular full-time employees and their entire family, short-term and long-term disability and life insurance, maternity leave, education assistance programs, a very generous employee stock ownership plan, 401K, flexible benefit account, and an outstanding work environment.