Sr. Electrical Engineer
A full time position in the field of Electrical Engineering.
Prior Lake, MN 55372
Sr. Electrical Engineer National Oilwell Varco Saint Paul, MN
February 2008 to Present
•Perform all aspects of engineering, from proposals thru testing of finished products.
•Layout and design assigned tasks within major projects.
•Provide all required calculations and documentation for any checked and/or approved design.
•Verify and check drawings and layouts.
•Give direction to designers and drafters.
•Provide technical liaison to Principal and Chief Engineers for sales, service, and operations in both the office and the field.
•Provide engineering functions at lower and/or higher skill levels to accomplish projects when schedules, workload, etc. dictate, and to further expand skills, under the direction of the Chief Engineer, allowing for experience required for job advancement.
•Ability to effectively communicate technical principles and equipment operation to other departments (i.e., operations, sales, parts, and to customer).
•Design electrical controls for winches, mooring systems and cranes including operating sequence, proportional control, video displays and safety systems.
•Develop application information for proposals on all product lines.
•Support sales activity with technical information on control capabilities and equipment.
•Support parts operation by generating substitutions and/or improved control systems.
•Occasional travels (domestic or international) to assist engineering, sales, service, and project management.
•Comply with and perform Quality Management Systems and HSE requirements.
•Customer Interaction skills, ability to communicate effectively.
Strong knowledge and experience of:
•Schematic, wiring diagrams, interconnect wiring diagrams, assembly drawings, BOMs, ECN/EN, ECR, etc.
•PLC (Programmable Logic Controller).
•HMI (Computers and operator interface).
•Circuit and load protection.
•VFDs (Allen Bradley, ABB, Magnetek, Fuji).
•Motors (1/2 HP up to 1125 HP), motor controls.
•Relays and timers.Sensors, switches.
•Networking, signal interface (Ethernet, Profibus, Profinet, ControlNet, Modbus, DH+, DH-485, DeviceNet, Remote I/O, wireless communication, CCTV), high speed wireless networking.
•SCADA, data loggers (FactoryTalk Historian, RSView32, eHawk).
•FMEA, Data, Root-Cause Failure analyses.
•Codes and standards: NEC, IEC, UL, Lloyds, NMEA 0183, ATEX, IECEx, ISO 9001.
Allen Bradley (RSLogix 500, RSLogix 5000, Studio 5000).
GE Fanuc (Proficy Machine Edition).
Siemens (STEP 7).
Allen Bradley (FactoryTalk View SE, ME, RSView 32).
GE Fanuc (Proficy Machine Edition).
Schneider Electric (Pro-face).
Total Control Products (QuickDesigner).
•SCADA or Data loggers:
FactoryTalk Historian, RSView 32 (AB).
Proficy Machine Edition (GE).
NOV eHawk (National Oilwell Varco).
RSLogix 500, RSLogix 5000, Studio 5000, FactoryTalk View SE, ME, RSView 32, Drive Tools, Proficy Machine Edition, Promis-e (Bentley), QuickDesigner, Pro-face, MathCad, MatLab, PSpice, PicoSoft, Adobe Acrobat XI Standard, Adobe Acrobat Reader DC, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Visual Studio, TeamCenter, NX, AutoCAD, C, C++, VBA, Diagram Designer.
Computers: Apple, PCs, and Server computers.
Operating Systems: UNIX, Windows 95, 98, XP, 7, 10, Windows Server 2008, 2012.
Machining experience: Lathe, milling, drill press, polishing tools. Skilled in machine setup, adjustment and operation.
Internship Phillips and Temro
May 2006 to December 2007
Designing, developing and testing Air Intake Heater Controllers, Air Intake Heater Controller Demo cases.
Bachelor of Electrical Engineering Electrical Engineering Institute of Technology, University of Minnesota
2003 to 2007
Programming, Machining experience, SCADA, Communication, Field Support, Customer Support, Technical Support, Technical Skills, Server, Database Management, Data Analysis, Networking, Commission, Wireless, CCTV, Design, Integration
Atwood Osprey-12 Point Chain/Wire Rope Mooring System for Semi-Submersible Drilling Rig
Minnesota Society of Professional Engineers
•2011 Seven Wonders Award Winner.