Design, Storage and Distribution Engineer

Job Purpose:

The Energy Storage and Charging Systems Engineer will be responsible for developing, engineering and support of energy storage and charging systems and integration and distribution to the power grid. The candidate will be self-directed and exhibit outstanding creativity, superior initiative, judgement and leadership. This is a hands-on position.

Responsibilities:

  • Design of electrical system architectures
  • Continuous research and execution of battery technologies, charging systems and green technology
  • The candidate must be familiar with the operation and usage of basic test equipment, including DVM, DMM, oscilloscope, and must be able to perform basic electrical maintenance tasks such as soldering and wiring.
  • Experience in energy conversion devices (e.g. PV solar, batteries, fuel cells, electrolyzers) is required
  • Creates new product designs that exceed customer expectations
  • Performs complex troubleshooting with on-site production team or remote troubleshooting of buses with field service team
  • Supports OCS Groups team with writing procedures for maintenance and system operation, and designing for field retrofit
  • Documents new designs and design modifications with appropriate drawings, BOM requests, project release paperwork, etc.
  • Works closely with purchasing to ensure designs are released within lead times for parts procurement to meet bus production schedule
  • Works closely with production control to release major projects into the manufacturing process
  • Validates new designs and tests systems
  • Maintains current knowledge of system offerings and emerging design technologies in the energy storage and charging, transit and heavy duty vehicle industry

Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering plus a minimum of 15 years Experience and 5 years of progressive engineering in the renewable sector.
  • Experience with high capacity, high voltage energy storage systems and technologies, including battery management systems
  • Experience with high power, high voltage fast battery charging systems
  • Experience with high voltage electrical safety and work standards, OSHA
  • J1939/CAN tools (CANalyzer, P-CAN, CANoe, etc.) and standards
  • Problem resolution processes such 8D, 5P etc
  • FMEAs to identify and prevent potential failure modes in designs
  • Experienced in systems engineering approaches to solving problems

Desired Competencies:

  • Diagnostic and programming tools from the transit and heavy duty vehicle industries (Cummins Insite, Allison Doc, Wabco Toolbox, VEPS, etc.)
  • Sensors and data acquisition systems

Able to execute Design for Manufacturing and Design for Assembly activities

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