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Senior Application Engineer - Electrical

Rolls-Royce Solutions America

Location: Mankato, Minnesota
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: June 7, 2024
Sr. Application Engineer - Electrical
Job Functions
Job Summary
This position is responsible for performing Electrical engineering work related to the integration of power generation equipment and control systems for customer projects for any/all; Data Center, Microgrids, Transmission/Distribution systems, Overarching control systems, and Balance of plant.
Job Functions (Essential)
• Lead electrical design to properly configure integration of systems and controls to meet client needs and contractual requirements.
• Review system architecture, design, control schemes and validation efforts and prepare single-line diagrams / concept drawings.
• Review and compare customer specifications against RRSA/mtu design and equipment vendor proposals. Create RFI(s) (Request for Information) as needed to ensure client expectation is clearly communicated.
• Coordinate sub-supplier and oversight for paid contract specific engineering and documentation.
• Manage project design and development associated with new or existing products or concepts. This includes (but not limited to): control systems, wiring harnesses, electrical diagrams, electronic engine governor systems, automatic voltage regulators, transformers, heaters, distribution panels, motor controls, protective relays, low & medium voltage paralleling switchgear, and any other electrical aspects of products to meet the client or project needs.
• Analyze manufacturer's wiring drawings, one-line diagrams, schematics, data sheets and similar drawings.
• Research and consolidate requirements from various engineering standards, contracts, and proposal documents.
• Prepare basic engineering calculations, contract requirements and drawings in accordance with applicable electrical standards & codes, while utilizing industry standard/RRSA/mtu adopted symbology and naming conventions.
• Prepare draft level equipment or performance specifications for major electrical equipment and collaborate with internal departments such as purchasing & engineering to procure components.
• Completes work according to standard engineering principles and practices
• Responsible to follow the company procedures for quality, documentation and work
• Responsible to follow the company quality management procedures as documented
• Promote a compliance culture in area of responsibility and live the letter and the spirit of the Rolls Royce Code of Conduct.
• Perform other work as assigned or required
Posting Title
Sr. Application Engineer - Electrical
MTU Onsite Energy (Mankato, MN)
Functional Area
Employment Type
OED - Exempt
Qualifications (Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)
• Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Automation, or Electronics Engineering and 5 years of electrical engineering experience with design, field service, application, sales or manufacturing engineering; or 9 years of electrical engineering experience with design, field service, application, sales or manufacturing engineering.
• Excellent applied knowledge about Diesel and Gas reciprocating engines, power generation, energy storage and AC Power Systems.
• Excellent organization, planning and follow-up skills.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Strong experience with Balance of Plant electrical network design
• Strong understanding of codes and standards, NEC, UL, NFPA
• Excellent ability to read and interpret line diagrams, ladder diagrams, and point-to-point diagrams
• Excellent ability to take initiative and work independently.
• Willingness to travel for business trips up to 30%.
• Strong problem analysis and problem resolution at both a strategic and functional level.
• Strong ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
• Excellent computer Skills: AutoCAD LT, AutoCAD electrical, Programming (Programmable Logic Devices), MS Office.
• Service/or Test experience
• Medium Voltage Experience
• Computer Skills: SAP, PLC, Basler, B+R, BESTComms, ePlan, eTAP, SKM, SEL Acelerator, CREO
• OSHA30 certificate
Work Environment
Work Environment
Work Conditions
Travel up to 30%
Computer, Copier, Phone, Fax
Rolls-Royce Solutions America is a Military Friendly Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.
Office (First)
Job Type
Work Schedule
Full Time
Machinery Manufacturing