Wind Turbine Controls Engineer Job at Emerson, Pittsburgh, PA

  • Emerson
  • Pittsburgh, PA

Job Description

If you are a Controls Engineering professional with a passion and background in Wind Turbines looking for an opportunity to grow and develop professionally, Emerson has an opportunity for you based in our Pittsburgh, PA location!

You will be joining an exciting new renewables group responsible for project execution mainly in the North American power industry. In this position, you will lead the application design and engineering of renewables projects. Contact us today if you'd like to be a part of this rapidly growing start-up style group driving sustainable solutions that improve efficiency, reduce emissions and conserve resources.

The successful candidate will be a crucial part of the Renewable Projects group with responsibilities mainly in the North American power industry.

In this Role, Your Responsibilities Will Be:

  • Lead wind turbine control system application design and engineering execution on North America projects
  • Responsible for the design, implementation, and testing of the following wind turbine control components
    • Wind Turbine Controller
    • Blade pitch system
    • Power converter system
    • Interface to wind turbine sensors
    • Park network and architecture
    • SCADA interface
    • Overall park and plant control
  • Provide cross department technical support for new project pursuits and product development
  • Mentor less expert engineers on wind turbine application design and commissioning
  • Prepare and maintain engineering plans and schedules
  • Support site commissioning and Site Acceptance Test

Who You Are:
You persist in accomplishing objectives despite obstacles and setbacks. You create teamwork allowing others across the organization to achieve shared objectives. You establish and maintain effective customer relationships.

For This Role, You Will Need:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, technical discipline, or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2+ years of related experience in wind turbine controls applications
  • GWO Certified or equivalent
  • Physically able to climb wind turbine of 80+ meters without assistance
  • Willing to travel 60% of the time
  • Legal Authorization to work in the United States - sponsorship will not be provided for this role

Preferred Qualifications that Set You Apart:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Previous client facing experience
  • Previous experience with Emerson's Ovation software and hardware products

Our Offer To You:

This role has the flexibility of a remote work option up to three days a week. Our teams work together to ensure our chosen work schedules enable our creativity and efficiency as we serve the needs of our customers.

We recognize the importance of employee wellbeing and know that to do your best you must have flexible, competitive benefits plans to meet you and your family's physical, mental, financial, and social needs. We provide, a variety of medical insurance plans, with dental and vision coverage, Employee Assistance Program, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, employee resource groups, recognition, and much more. Our culture prioritizes work-life balance and offers flexible time off plans, including paid parental leave (maternal and paternal), vacation and holiday leave.

At Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their unique experiences and perspectives. We believe a diverse and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas and diversity of thoughts, that inspires innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers.

This philosophy is fundamental to living our company's values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place. Learn more about our Culture & Values and about Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Emerson .




Our Commitment to Our People

At Emerson, we are motivated by a spirit of collaboration that helps our diverse, multicultural teams across the world drive innovation that makes the world healthier, safer, smarter, and more sustainable. And we want you to join us in our bold aspiration.

We have built an engaged community of inquisitive, dedicated people who thrive knowing they are welcomed, trusted, celebrated, and empowered to solve the world's most complex problems - for our customers, our communities, and the planet. You'll contribute to this vital work while further developing your skills through our award-winning employee development programs. We are a proud corporate citizen in every city where we operate and are committed to our people, our communities, and the world at large. We take this responsibility seriously and strive to make a positive impact through every endeavor.

At Emerson, you'll see firsthand that our people are at the center of everything we do. So, let's go. Let's think differently. Learn, collaborate, and grow. Seek opportunity. Push boundaries. Be empowered to make things better. Speed up to break through. Let's go, together.

Work Authorization

Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1(including those with OPT or CPT) , H-1, H-2, L-1, B, J or TN, or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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Emerson is a global leader in automation technology and software. Through our deep domain expertise and legacy of flawless execution, Emerson helps customers in critical industries like life sciences, energy, power and renewables, chemical and advanced factory automation operate more sustainably while improving productivity, energy security and reliability.

With global operations and a comprehensive portfolio of software and technology, we are helping companies implement digital transformation to measurably improve their operations, conserve valuable resources and enhance their safety.

We offer equitable opportunities, celebrate diversity, and embrace challenges with confidence that, together, we can make an impact across a broad spectrum of countries and industries. Whether you're an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring possibilities, or a recent graduate with an advanced degree, you'll find your chance to make a difference with Emerson. Join our team - let's go!

No calls or agencies please.

Job Tags

Holiday work, Temporary work, Remote job, Flexible hours, 3 days per week,

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