Application Engineer I - Automation

Irvine, CA 92606

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) seeks a dedicated individual to join our team as an Application Engineer in our Irvine, California office. As an SEL Application Engineer, you will be a product expert, supporting the product as well as providing tools and resources for training and teaching others how our products best serve the industry. If you are looking for an opportunity to apply your knowledge of automation areas like DNP, IEC 61850, Modbus, and Networking to troubleshoot and solve real world issues, while continuing to learn and develop in this field, then this is the position for you!

Automation = software, integration and automation, industrial controls, PLCs, industry protocols (IEC-61850, DNP, Modbus), Ethernet systems, protocol analyzers, and industry SCADA practices.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
1. Maintain and improve knowledge of power systems, automation, and all related SEL products.
2. Help customers apply SEL products through visits, demonstrations, training courses and telephone contact.
3. Contribute to product specifications, application and testing software, and literature.
4. Participate in SEL marketing and sales activities and industry technical meetings and conferences.
5. Teach in training schools for customers and SEL personnel.
6. Maintain customer database for customer application and quality information.
7. Continuously identify, measure, follow, and improve marketing, sales, and engineering quality procedures.
8. Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications
B.S. in Electrical Engineering, equivalent degree, or equivalent work experience
3 years experience in power systems, industry practices, and focus area*
Completion of SEL Engineering Development Program or equivalent work experience
Proven technical training, speaking, writing, and customer service skills
Ability to direct daily work activities with general supervision
Ability to travel
Strong writing, documentation, and speaking skills
Ability to learn new skills and assume new responsibilities
Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment
Background check results satisfactory to SEL
Negative drug test result(s)

Preferred Qualifications
M.S. in Electrical Engineering, with emphasis in focus area*
Published application guides
Experience using SEL products

Physical Requirements

Location Information

Irvine, CA- This position is located in Irvine, CA, where you will enjoy the perfect balance of city living and preserved natural spaces. Located just forty miles from Los Angeles, adjacent to the John Wayne/Orange County airport and only a short drive to the beautiful Southern California beaches. You can enjoy a variety of great shopping, entertainment, sports, and access to great schools and universities. Irvine is known as the center of Orange County, culturally diverse and has an enjoyable climate, making it the perfect location to call home.

An Award Winning Company

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) has earned a reputation for quality, reliability, integrity, and service. This has enabled us to expand within both the electric utility and industrial markets in many different industries, markets, and geographies around the world.

Communication with Applicants

SEL sends an initial e-mail response to all applicants at time of rsum or CV submittal. If you do not receive this communication, please check your SPAM filter and make sure your system is not blocking e-mails from SEL. It is important that you ensure your receipt of this e-mail as SEL may communicate future position updates via e-mail.

SEL is an Equal Opportunity Employer: M/F/Vets/Disabled.

SEL invents, designs, and builds digital products and systems that protect power grids around the world. This technology prevents blackouts and enables customers to improve power system reliability and safety at a reduced cost. A 100 percent employee-owned company headquartered in Pullman, Washington, SEL has manufactured products in the United States since 1984 and now serves customers worldwide. Our mission is simple: to make electric power safer, more reliable, and more economical.


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Irvine, CA 92606

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