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Principal Engineer, Power Supply (On-site)

Charleston, TN 37310

Posted: 06/28/2024 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 24-00483

Job Description

HEPCO Inc. is currently seeking a Power Supply Engineer for direct placement on our Central Infrastructure team for our site in Charleston, TN.
What you will do:
This role reports to the Sr. Engineering Manager in Central Infrastructure. The Power Supply Engineer will provide technical support and engineering services in the field of electrical engineering and is responsible for the uninterrupted power supply of the Charleston site. The position assures safe operations, regulatory compliance, and maximum availability of the power supply equipment and/or infrastructure utility systems.
What we need from you:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering; Electrical Engineering is preferred
  • 15+ years of experience in Power utility companies or industries with high energy demand like Pulp & Paper, Refineries, Chemical or Power plants
  • Experience work for/with Power utility companies or industries with high energy demand like Pulp & Paper, Refineries, Chemical or Power plants
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to perform and succeed in an environment of schedule and cost pressure
  • Capability to professionally deal with changing priorities and requirements
  • Thorough understanding of engineering principles and construction practices
  • Thorough technical knowledge in the field of power supply, electrical engineering and instrumentation incl. relevant regulations, standards, and codes; Knowledge in automation and controls (EI&C) is a plus.
  • Objective judgment and fact-based decision making approach
  • Strong multitasking competency
  • Ability and willingness for domestic and international (mainly to Germany) travel
  • Experience in Power Distribution Systems and Equipment from 161kVA to 480V
  • 161KV - Siemens GIS (Gas-insulated switchgear) , Southwire cable, 45MVA transformers
  • 13.8KV - Siemens NXAir medium-voltage (MV) switchgear, MV Bus Duct, Okonite cables
  • 4160V - Siemens GMSG, MVC & MVS type contactors, bus tie for starts
  • 480V - Low voltage switchgear (LVSG), WL breakers,
  • Power Control system (PCS) & network - Servers, Rugged communication equipment (Ruggedcom)
  • Capacitor Banks - NEPSI
  • Diesel Generators - MTU diesel, Marathon 13.8kV
  • Rotary UPS - Piller
  • SIPROTEC protection relays
  • Main-Tie-Main concept
 Preferred Software Experience:
  • ETAP - power system model
  • DIGSI - SIPROTEC relay programming
  • WinCC - SIEMENS process-visualization system
  • SICAM - power supply control
  • SIGRA - Oscillograph viewing
  • PI - Oil System Inc Plant Information (OSI PI)
  • EXCEL-PI DataLink
  • COMOS - Drawings System
  • Compensation and Incentive plans
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance effective day 1
  • Paid Time Off in addition to personal days and holidays
  • Paid parental leave
  • Wellbeing fund
  • Flexible hybrid work arrangements
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Career development and advancement opportunities
  • Support for Community Involvement

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