Senior Application Engineer in Reno, NV

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Schneider Electric   •  

Reno, NV 89501

Industry: Energy & Utilities


5 - 7 years

Posted 48 days ago

What do you get to do in this position?

  • Focusing on the deployment of Electrical Power Monitoring Systems (EPMS)
  • Customer facing position and the successful candidate must work well in a team environment and will interface directly with contractors and end-users on a daily basis
  • Responsibilities for this position include performing software installation and start-up services, troubleshooting equipment and device communications, and providing customer training for the commissioned system.
  • Consulting with customers to determine system operation requirements
  • Specifying and purchasing of hardware/software as required by project
  • Installation and upgrading of EPMS and SCADA software
  • Configuring and commissioning Schneider Electric and 3rd party hardware
  • Performing start-up services and system troubleshooting
  • Programming of PLC applications and HMI interfaces
  • Providing training for commissioned systems
  • Documenting the as-built system
  • Travel up to 50% to customer sites is required. Majority of travel is domestic with occasional international opportunities.
  • This position requires presence at customer sites and as such, candidate must be able to obtain necessary clearance and/or credentials to travel abroad and comply with customer requirements for executing work on their site. The types of credentials that might be required, include but are not limited to, passports, Homeland Security clearance, background and credit checks, etc.


This job might be for you if:


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering with emphasis on control systems, Computer Science or Software Engineering
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience related to Electrical Power Monitoring Systems; Building Automation Systems, Systems Integration, and/or Energy Management Systems


  • Experience working around electrical equipment such as switchgear, generators, UPS systems, etc.
  • Good understanding of industry standard communication protocols with an emphasis on Modbus, IEC 61850, and BACnet
  • Knowledgeable in computer networking architectures, topologies, and hardware
  • Knowledgeable in computer programming languages (Visual Basic, C/C++, Java, etc.), databases (SQL), and HTML development
  • PLC programming and troubleshooting experience
  • SCADA/HMI configuration experience, including graphical screen development
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a group setting, team oriented, self-motivated, and results driven
  • Knowledge of and ability to interpret contract specifications and electrical drawing packages
  • Stable work history

Highly desirable:

  • Direct experience with Schneider Electric proprietary software such as Power Monitoring Expert, Power SCADA Expert, Unity Pro, and Wonderware
  • Citect Certified Engineer (CCE)

Valid Through: 2019-10-29