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Power Test Engineer

CareerKeepers Chicago, IL Full-Time
$120,000.00 - $140,000.00 / year
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·         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.


·         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

Electrical Engineering
Installations (Manual/Mechanical)


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