Position: Applications Engineer
Location: Blackwood, Gwent
Job Type: Permanent
Sector: Engineering / Applications / Design / Electrical / Electronics / Mechanical / AC/DC / Power Systems / AutoCAD
Working within the Engineering Department the role of the AC/DC Applications Engineer is to produce Engineering Specifications, and Purchase Order Requisitions; and to provide technical support for the Engineering Draughtsmen to produce Bills of Material and Electrical and Mechanical drawings for Manufacturing and Customers (in accordance with the contract).
·Reports directly to the nominated Principal Engineer.
·To determine the appropriate ratings and performance requirements from Tendering Specification and check the equipment being supplied complies with the customer’s specifications.
·To ensure the operational and performance requirements of the customer’s application (e.g. Current, Voltage and fault ratings, etc.) are complied with by the appropriate company equipment.
·To issue detailed Engineering Specifications for the Mechanical and Electrical Draughtsmen, Manufacturing and Procurement departments, and design simple relay protection and substation control schemes.
·To create and issue Purchase Order Requisitions for relays and other ancillary equipment as required to meet the requirements of the Engineering Specification, using the Company VISIBILITY system.
·To liaise directly (and via company Commercial Department) with customer’s engineers on all technical matters relating to the specific contract.
·To design and produce internal software schemes where required to enable the overall scheme to function, and provide technical assistance to Test Department when required.
Qualifications or Functional Experience:
·Preferably qualified to first degree level in an Electrical Power Systems discipline, or possessing appropriate industry experience with HNC Electrical / Electronics background.
·IT / Computer literacy in Microsoft Word/Excel
·Use of AutoCAD or other CAD systems would be an advantage but not essential.
·A good understanding of fundamental Mechanical and Electrical principles
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