The position for Power Electronic Engineer in Stafford is no longer available
Power Electronic Engineer
• Technically lead product development, specifying electronic valve components, liaison with suppliers and carrying out qualification testing.
• Digital computer simulations to determine the electrical stresses on key valve components. Further development of the in-house design tools utilised to calculate the valve losses, thermal design and hydraulic pressures associated with a specific project requirements.
• Preparation of project specific data such as design reports and loss calculations to support tendering and subsequent project execution of both HVDC & SVC thyristor valves.
• Awareness of all technical documentation and internal standards related to the electrical/electronic aspects of thyristor valves in order to ensure the required level of technical knowledge within the Unit.
• Support the generation of information and documentation for market needs and feasibility studies for the Unit R&D activities in order to satisfy future Customer needs.
• Define, analysis, and implement the technological solutions for new valve technologies in order to reduce costs and provide well-optimised industrial processes, systems and products.
• Keep contact with the customers in order to deliver technical support when needed and foresee market evolutions.
• You will have an Engineering degree or equivalent with proven experience in the Power electronic design of electrical equipment. Must be either a registered Chartered Engineer or in the process of gaining this status. Some experience of people supervision, direct or indirect, would be advantageous. Electrical design/application of high power thyristor valves for HVDC/SVC. General Appreciation of overall HVDC/SVC systems and equipment. Awareness of International HVDC/SVC markets needs and expectations (both economical and technical) would be advantageous. Fluency in English; some competence in French would be advantageous.