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Solar Turbines Inc. is looking for a motivated, creative, high performing entry-level engineer to join the Custom Solutions Engineering Value Stream team. The Engineering Value Stream is a dynamic project execution environment where you, and your Mentor, will collaborate with multiple engineering disciplines with the goal of supporting our Customers and Manufacturing.
The ideal candidate for this position would be an entry-level Electrical Engineer, or Mechanical Engineer, with an interest in electrical equipment design and software programming/testing to control electro-mechanical systems.
Job duties include the design of electrical hardware and control systems for gas turbines, power generators, natural gas compressors, and methane emissions reduction systems. Primary deliverables include electrical schematic drawings and control software (ladder logic) for programmable logic controllers (PLCs). Initial accountabilities may also include Software Test whereby candidate would be exposed to how the system operates via simulation software. This position requires coordinating with various organizations within Solar Turbines, including direct interface with external customers. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are imperative.
The successful candidate will collaborate in an Engineering Value Stream with up to 10 other engineering disciplines. Having the ability to work well with a team, paying attention to detail with a focus on quality, and the drive to deliver on time is critical to this position. A sense of urgency and organizational skills are required to work with multiple projects and competing priorities.
Additional duties include supporting field personnel during commissioning and the resolution of safety critical risk assessments. This position provides opportunities to travel to support Customer Design Review meetings, Hazard and Operability Study (HAZOP) meetings, and support installed equipment in the Field.
Desired experience (hardware & software):
The successful candidate will have educational and/or experience-based exposure to electrical equipment design and control software for PLC applications.
Direct experience with programming PLCs and Windows-based Human Machine Interface (HMI) systems is a plus. Knowledge of Turbomachinery Electrical Loop Schematics, Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs) and Control Systems is highly desired.
Bachelor of Science in Engineering
2 years of Engineering work experience
Compensation & Benefits
Base salary for this role ranges from $ 71,026.00, to $106,538.00. Actual salary will be based on experience. The total rewards package, beyond base salary includes:
Annual incentive bonus plan*
Medical, dental and vision coverage starting day 1
Paid time off plan (Vacation, Holiday, Volunteer, Etc.)