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Power Test Engineer

CareerKeepers Chicago, IL Full-Time
$120,000.00 - $140,000.00 / year
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RESPONSIBILITIES:



·         Responsible for the design and execution of power tests performed on products for new product                        development activities.


·         Determines processes, schedules and procedures, equipment selection, coordination with outside labs (i.e.         Power Labs) and is responsible for the creation of the initial Test Report (data and other evidence).


·         In depth knowledge of the applicable IEEE and IEC standards


·         Understands the physics of power testing and possible failure modes, interrupting process, dielectric                  testing, etc. TRV, arcing times


·         Effective communication with Test engineers, Designers, Customers)


·         Develop and conduct (execute) test programs to meet project requirements and travel to outside labs is            required.


·         Prepare detailed test procedures based on industry standards.  Provides directions to lab technicians.


·         Identify equipment requirements to conduct each test and coordinate scheduling to ensure the availability          of this equipment.


·         Monitor test preparation and execution to ensure safety of the personnel and equipment utilized in                    conducting each test.


·         Analyze test results, prepare a comprehensive written report.


·         Maintain Test Report Database, maintain standards library


·         Maintain up-to-date knowledge of applicable ANSI, IEEE, IEC, UL and other standards.


·         Assist in the design, construction and installation of equipment as required to improve test operations.


·         Develop schedules, coordinate and manage projects of minor to major size with little to no supervision.


REQUIREMENTS:

·         BS in Electrical Engineering with emphasis on electrical power.  MUST be in Electrical Engineering


·         5+ years electrical testing on electrical power equipment


·         Demonstrated background of power engineering


·         Familiarity with ANSI, IEEE, IEC, UL and other standards required


·         Technical writing skills - writing test reports


·         Willingness to travel to perform tests in outside labs – International travel may be required


·         Ability to write technical documents such as test reports, engineering standards and technical papers.

Recommended skills

Scheduling
Testing
Electrical Engineering
Operations
Engineering
Installations (Manual/Mechanical)

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$120,000-$140,000
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This salary is within the average salary range of $65,000-$156,000 for this role in this location
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