Sr. Electrical Engineer

Abb   •  

Bland, VA

Industry: Manufacturing


Less than 5 years

Posted 111 days ago

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Are you ready to work with a purpose? At ABB, you can be sure you’re helping to create a better world. Together, we can touch the lives of millions by creating sustainable power plants in remote corners of the world or improving safety for workers in auto plants. The ABB facility in Bland, VA has an immediate opening for a Sr. Electrical Engineer. The focus of this position will be on designing basic and complex dry type transformers in accordance with electrical and mechanical requirements as specified by customers and industry standards.


Typical duties/responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

- This position will apply state-of-the-art design methods, calculations and prudent engineering practices in order to efficiently transfer these designs into a highly effective production environment
- This advanced level engineering position will also engage in product and process improvement projects for all products within the business
- Work with global colleagues to define and implement best design practices and common tools as defined by the Global Product Group
- Work directly with local growth, product development and production teams to penetrate new markets with highly optimized customer solutions


Basic qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline from an ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission accredited school, and 5 years of design experience
• Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline from an ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission accredited school, and 3 years of design experience

Preferred qualifications:
• 5+ years dry type transformer experience
• Sound people skills that build effective team environments where individuals work collaboratively to achieve a well-defined strategy
• Possess a customer focused mentality that fosters strong customer relationships and long-term commitments
• Experience performing complex transform design work
• Solid organizational and communication skills; the ideal candidate will be detail-oriented so that designs, design algorithms and test data are thoroughly documented and design requirements coordinated with all relevant disciplines
• Proficiency in fundamental business tools such as Microsoft Suite applications and related business and engineering software applications (CAD/AUTOCAD, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe, etc.)
• The ability to prioritize responsibilities and work independently
• Must be willing and able to travel within the U.S. and internationally to vendors, customers or other ABB facilities for projects and training (5 - 10%).
• Fluently speak English
• Engineering experience with VSD, Low Voltage, traction, 12 pulse, 24 pulse and 36 pulse transformers
• Experience with Design and Process FMEA’s
• Exposure to industry standards such as ANSI/IEEE C57.12.01, C57.12.51, C57.12.55, C57.12.90, C57.12.91, C57.96, C57.94, NFPA 70/National Electrical Code, UL, cUL, CSA and IEC
• Working in multinational teams
• Exposure to Value Engineering and Design for Manufacture practices
• Experience with mechanical and/or electrical simulations