Job Detail: R&D Engineer

Job Order #12315

Post Date Job Tile Location Category
6/6/2022 R&D Engineer Highland - Illinois Engineering


Walker Elliott has partnered with our client who manufactures electrical equipment and high-voltage components to locate a R&D Engineer for its headquarters near St. Louis, MO.

Plans, conducts, and directs engineering research and development projects of
major significance requiring advanced knowledge of electric power systems.
Originates solutions to power systems issues and applies new and unique
techniques. Attends conferences, makes presentations and interfaces directly
with customers regarding product and/or applications development. Must have
good communicative and coordinative skills to supply technical advice and
counsel to other professionals and management. May represent the company in
outside discussions.

  • Develops new concepts and proposals for advanced electrical power systems protection and control.
  • Assist customers and other engineers in performing simulations and power systems studies.
  • Develop detailed Engineering specifications and proposals, including protection and control algorithms.
  • Design protection and control systems, including writing code for embedded applications.
  • Develop protection and control models, algorithms, and/or proposals as required to support the project estimating, and quoting phases for products used in power systems.
  • Assist in establishing design criteria to meet customer requirements for new products.
  • Direct and/or test design concepts via simulation or with a prototype and having design reviews as necessary.
  • Direct and/or record design test data.
  • Have periodical review of total design concept.
  • Write theory of operation.
  • Proficient with the simulation tools used in the industry.
  • Represents Power Systems engineering to various divisions as well as externally to customers, government agencies, professional organizations and/or the general industry in which Basler Electric serves.
  • Actively participates in industry organizations in support of / and to the company and its target industries and markets.
  • Must be capable of supervising and coordinating other engineers and technicians as assigned to a particular project.
  • Travel as necessary to develop or support business opportunities, new product solutions, technology, existing products, and application expertise.
  • Other duties as required or assigned.

  • BSEE degree or equivalent.
  • 10 years’ experience in electrical power systems protection and control design and/or analysis.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Proficient computer skills.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedures.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Do not apply unless you are authorized to work in the United States for any employer as client company cannot sponsor or transfer visas at this time.

Walker Elliott is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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