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Power Systems Engineer

Alpharetta GA TRC Staffing

TRC Staffing is seeking a Power Systems Engineer for a national construction company at their Alpharetta, Georgia location.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identify retrofit opportunities, scope projects, and support proposal creation via Dealer and Factory teams
  • Perform technical risk management for field performance of assigned projects.
  • Convert legacy PLC projects to new platforms and validate for accuracy.
  • Execute and support design, test, manufacture and commissioning of low and medium voltage switchgear controls retrofits for systems that control multiple generators which parallel to one or more utility sources.
  • Provide direction to CAD designers to create wiring and assembly drawings for generator paralleling controls.
  • Utilize templates or modify PLC programs for control of generator paralleling switchgear.
  • Modify template HMI programs to coincide with project-specific PLC programs.
  • Provide Engineering/Technical support to AES (Advanced Electrical Services) Sales Group.
  • Submit daily project reports and expenses in a timely manner.
  • Assist the Product Support Center help desk to resolve customer issues that cannot be handled locally.
  • As needed, assists or trains technicians, and both internal and external customers, in preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, and testing of equipment under contract.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Experience in dealing with multiple disciplines such as contractors, consultants, engineers, end users, etc.
  • Working knowledge of the following:
  • Installation, troubleshooting, and design of switchgear, ATS, and generator systems.
  • Reading schematics and blueprints for power control and automation at a Power Systems level
  • Installation, troubleshooting, design and programming of automated control systems using Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s), Human Machine Interfaces (HMI’s), PC controls, and distributed processing.
  • Computer and software troubleshooting
  • PLC Software Experience
    • Modicon / Schneider Electric
    • Rockwell / Allen Bradley
    • Siemens
    • GE
  • HMI Software Experience (a plus, but not required)
    • Rockwell – RSView / FactoryTalk
    • Siemens
    • Vijeo
    • iFix
    • Wonderware
  • Position requires travel, typically between 25 – 40%, to support projects or staff.
  • Requires a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record

Education and Work Experience:
Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE), Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology (BSEET) with a minimum of 2 years of experience or minimum of five years equivalent work experience.

Please send your resume to heather.moore@trcstaffing.com if you're interested! 

TRC Staffing is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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