Paralleling Switchgear Electrical Engineer

Kohler Kohler , WI 53044

Posted 2 months ago

Paralleling Switchgear Electrical Engineer

Location: Kohler, Wisconsin

Opportunity

KOHLER Power Systems, one of the largest power generator manufacturers in the world, has delivered energy solutions worldwide since 1920. KOHLER Power Systems offers power generation equipment for residential, industrial, mobile and marine applications as well as automatic transfer switches, switchgear, monitoring controls and accessories. For more information about KOHLER Power Systems, please visit www.kohlerpower.com.

The Electrical Engineer, Paralleling Switchgear is responsible for the design and management for paralleling switchgear projects from the time an order is received until the project ships.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Design paralleling switchgear in accordance to customer specification, internal specifications, and applicable industry standards.

  • Prepare submittal documentation for projects and meet with customers to discuss project requirements and review submittals.

  • Ensure projects have proper controls, metering and monitoring. Controls include. Power meters automation equipment (PLC/HMI), protective relays, load sharing, synchronization, etc.

  • Provide sketches, mark-ups and direction to Electrical and Mechanical Designers to develop project drawings. Review and approve project drawings

  • Select components and create bill of materials.

  • Provide direction to PLC/HMI programmers

  • Write operating sequences and instruction manuals.

  • Assist with the selection and setting of protective relays. Knowledge of digital multifunction relays, genset protection and utility intertie requirements desired.

  • Receives general direction but exercises discretion as to personal work details. Plan and execute as needed to accomplish assigned individual tasks to meet expectations (cost, quality, delivery). Assumes responsibility of all assigned work.

  • Work as a member of a project team, maintain project schedule, attend project meetings, and keep project manager informed of status, and complete required project metrics and design documentation. Understand all parts of larger project

  • Assist with factory testing and field start-ups as required.

  • Provide technical support to Manufacturing and Sales Departments.

  • Assist with the development and updating of ISO procedures and internal design guides.

  • Ensure projects are build to applicable UL and ANSI standards. Knowledge of UL 891, 1558 and ANSI C37 desired.

Skills/Requirements

  • BS in Electrical Engineering.

  • Power System experience desired.

  • Knowledge of PLC/HMI programming desired.

Why Work at Kohler Co.?

Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates' development to make that happen. So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual's personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler.

In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more!

About Us

Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities. We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at www.kohler.com.

It is Kohler's policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, disability or veteran status. If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact kohlerjobs@kohler.com. Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


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Paralleling Switchgear Electrical Engineer

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