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Lead Sensor and Controls Hardware Engineer


The Wind Turbine Controls Hardware Engineer is responsible for the wind turbine controls hardware architecture and components. This includes the wind turbine and wind plant controller, the I/O hardware, turbine and plant sensors and the communication devices. You will own controls hardware components and support them through the whole product lifecycle.
Job Description
Essential responsibilities:

Be responsible for technical design of wind turbine controls hardware, including sensors (temperature, proximity, vibration, etc.), I/O, and communication hardware

Define specifications and requirements for sensors and communication systems and cabinets

Be responsible for continuous development of proper engineering documentation, including bills of material, drawings, specifications, manufacturing & field instructions, guidelines, etc.

Define test and validation requirements. Support and execute lab testing

Work with suppliers and site teams on component root cause analysis. Lead turbine retrofits and upgrades for wind turbines

Support product development programs design review discussions and present relevant design details to chief engineers for evaluation and approval

Occasionally travel to site to support product testing and/or customer issues

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Controls Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or similar field with Renewable Energy emphasis preferred

Minimum of 5 years of experience in sensor, electrical, electronic, controls or power systems design

Ability to succeed in a global team environment

Self-starter, who delivers results with minimal supervision

Willingness to travel approximately 10% of the time

Desired Characteristics:

Master of Science Degree in in Electrical Engineering, Controls Engineering or Mechanical Engineering

Demonstrated ability to lead projects in a global, matrix organization

Experience with industrial communication protocols such as PROFIBUS, PROFINET, MODBUS, OPC-UA, and IEC-61850

Understanding of data acquisition systems, remote monitoring, and SCADA

Experience in wind turbines design, specifically in control hardware and software

Experience with technical drawings, documentation and BOM structure

Strong oral and written communication skills

Location: Bangalore


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