Dynapower Company

Electrical Engineer - Clean Energy

Job Locations US | US-VT-South Burlington
Posted Date 2 months ago(5/6/2022 11:31 AM)
Job ID
2022-1196
# of Openings
2
Department
Engineering
FLSA Status
Exempt

Summary

As an Electrical Engineer - Clean Energy, you'll focus on supporting all aspects of electrical design on Dynapower's Clean Energy suite of product lines and custom projects (such as energy storage systems), with additional support for R&D and our Military Defense product line. You'll be responsible for the electrical design, simulation, and validation of 50 kW to 3 MW scale grid-tied inverters, other power conversion equipment, and power systems controls. If you are passionate about clean energy, join the team that designs the products that power a cleaner planet at Dynapower!

What You'll Be Doing

On an average day, you'll: 

  • Use AutoCAD Electrical to create schematics for new products
  • Design and draft entry-level circuit boards using OrCAD Capture
  • Specify and select the needed electrical components for your designs - Switchgear, Fuses, Sensors, Switching Semiconductors, Interface Circuitry, Wiring Harnesses, Circuit boards, Control Panel components
  • Work closely with Mechanical Engineering to support the product design and manufacturing drawings
  • Create Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) plans to enhance the prove-out portion of product testing 
  • Prepare engineering calculations, estimates, statistics, and minor designs
  • Assist in technical writings such as manuals and white papers
  • Investigate and analyze new materials, equipment, and engineering practices

What You Need To Apply

Required

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Min. 5 years of experience designing or troubleshooting power conversion or inverter equipment
  • Experience using AutoCAD and AutoCAD Electrical

Preferred

  • Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • LabVIEW experience (ideally on a NI - National Instruments platform)
  • Experience with LabVIEW real-time stand-alone controllers; incl. programming and implementation of graphical user interface/s and digital communication automation; as well as basics of networking hardware setup, infrastructure and security
  • Industrial hardware communication protocol knowledge and implementation within LabVIEW of Modbus-TCP and CANbus
  • Experience with IEEE 2030.5 implementation, Sunspec and/or MESA Modbus-TCP implementation
  • Experience with control of power converter or energy storage assets

What We Do

For more than five decades, Dynapower has been helping solve some of the toughest power conversion challenges in industries ranging from metal finishing and mining to chemical and steel production. In recent years, our global footprint has expanded, charting the course for many new power conversion applications, such as helping to create clean drinking water, turning trash to energy, generating hydrogen to fuel zero-emission vehicles and sustainable manufacturing, recovering and recycling metals from discarded electronics, and sterilizing food. We have enabled utilities to turn off coal-fired plants and island nations to uncouple from pollution-causing diesel generators by safely and reliably harnessing renewable energy from wind and solar. Dynapower works alongside the Army, Navy, and Air Force to power the defense of our country and deter aggression worldwide. We collaborate with the world’s top universities and national laboratories to push the boundaries of science and innovation. Learn more at Dynapower.com.

What's In It For You

Dynapower offers a competitive benefits package. Here are some of the highlights: 
- Health Insurance (Medical and Dental) & Vision Reimbursement Program - Eligible on Day 1!
- 401k Retirement Plan with Employer match
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Life Insurance & Short- and Long-Term Disability
- Paid Time Off, 10 Paid Holidays & Paid Parental Leave
For a full list of all our benefits and perks, go to our Career page.

Work Environment

This is a full-time exempt position, Monday through Friday. It is based in South Burlington, VT but is eligible for hybrid or fully remote work. The position operates in both a professional office environment and manufacturing environment. Up to 10% domestic, overnight travel to manufacturing plants for observation, research or customer visits is required. Periodic international travel may be required. 

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.  Noise level is at a professional office environment.

Work Authorization

This position may involve access to ITAR (International Traffic and Arms Regulations)-controlled information, requiring verification of US-immigration status which is used solely for determining applicable ITAR licensing requirements. In addition, Dynapower uses E-Verify to confirm work authorization status for all new hires.

EEO Statement

Dynapower is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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