• Experimental Power Systm Eng

    Requisition # 2018-8807
    Date Posted 3 months ago(5/21/2018 11:14 AM)
    Department
    PPPL Engineering and Infrastrc
    Category
    Engineering
    Full-Time / Part-Time
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Princeton University Plasma Physics Laboratory, a world-leading fusion energy research center under contract with the U. S. Department of Energy (DOE), invites applications for an Experimental Power Systems Engineer.  Reporting to the Power Systems Group Leader, this position will provide electrical power engineering design, analysis and troubleshooting in support of PPPL’s magnetic confinement fusion experiment.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide design support, analysis and troubleshooting for the experimental power systems consisting of medium voltage ac power distribution systems, multi-MW ac/dc thyristor converter systems, hardwired control systems, dc current measurement systems, protection systems and dc distribution (up to 6 kV).
    • During experimental operations, assume the role of Power Conversion Engineer in Charge, acting as the point of contact for the power system including providing control inputs to the power converters and making operational decisions regarding the power system.

    Qualifications

    • BS Electrical Engineering. MS Electrical Engineering preferred.
    • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience.
    • Experience in the design and operation of large power electrical and electronic systems in an industrial or scientific research environment is preferred. Experience with power systems typical of fusion or similar experimental devices including ac distribution, ac/dc conversion, dc distribution, instrumentation & control, protection, and grounding is highly desirable.
    • Experience using various commercial electrical engineering software tools. Experience with PSCAD is highly desirable.
    • Ability to interface effectively with a wide range of scientific and technical personnel.

     

    Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

    Salary Grade

    ENG, 05

    Standard Weekly Hours

    40.00

    Eligible for Overtime

    No

    Benefits Eligible

    Yes

    Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)

    No

    Physical Capacity Exam Required

    No

    Valid Driver's License Required

    No

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