Application Engineer
CTC Global - Irvine, CA

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Technical position that provides sales support for the successful implementation of CTC products and services on customers’ power line systems. The position requires a scope of technical experiences and organizational skills focused on the technical requirements of power transmission and distribution lines, along with providing ACCC conductor solutions to customers’ power line application problems.


  • Develop tailored/optimal electrical line design solutions based on ACCC® Conductor using proprietary and standard electrical industry tools and programs.
  • Lead the technical engagement with customers, principally utility end-users and design engineers in an assigned territory.
  • Be a key resource to enable deployment of ACCC® technology through contributions for engineering manuals, technical whitepapers, and technical marketing publications by effectively training the industry and disseminating best ways of leveraging ACCC® technologies.
  • Support and adhere to CTC Cable Safety policies.
  • Provide periodic reports to management summarizing progress to plan for each engagement.
  • Support electric utility customers by assisting in the selection, optimization, and analysis of high voltage power lines.
  • Contribute to sales effectiveness by identifying issues, providing information, and recommending options.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess project requirements for new line installations or reconductor upgrades.
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong customer relationships.
  • Become an in-house “expert” in understanding customers’ conductor specifications and power line system requirements.
  • Provide high quality engineering and technical support for Sales, Manufacturing, and Distribution; work with end users to understand requirements, resolve problems, optimize capabilities, and provide a quantifiable ROI for each recommendation.
  • Demonstrate accountability for activities related to development, integration, implementation, maintenance, and enhancements of supported business applications in compliance with established corporate policies, procedures, and methods.
  • Quickly and accurately analyze existing or proposed high voltage power lines and optimize solution to customer’s problems including analysis of electrical, mechanical, energy efficiency, and financial data. . Acquire data as necessary by working with engineering, sales, and utility staff.
  • Communicate findings with customer base through conversation, written reports, and oral presentations. Work with Business Development teams to help develop sales and support strategies; develop support programs to provide services that cover clients’ needs after system installation and commissioning.
  • Engage and create relationships with customers’ engineering and analysis personnel, and report back to Sales personnel on conditions, issues and opportunities within the customer’s organization.
  • Travel to customers as necessary to present application solutions.


  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in electrical engineering. Mechanical and Civil engineering degrees will be considered
  • Minimum of five years' experience working for an electrical utility company on transmission and/or distribution projects coupled with experience in a technical support position and working with project life-cycle methodologies.
  • Multi-lingual applicants with English and one or more of Mandarin/Chinese, Spanish, or Portuguese are preferred.
  • Excellent technical analytical skills are essential. Self-motivated individual who initiates self-learning.
  • Proven ability to multi-task, works independently, and interacts well with others. Demonstrated problem analysis and decision making skills. Demonstrated attention to detail, planning and organizational skills.
  • Computer proficiency to include project management applications and MS Office Suite.
  • Familiar with PLS-CADD, T-Line Pro and SAG 10 or equivalent design tools and all applicable conductor standards.
  • A solid understanding of high voltage electrical power systems is required.
  • Experience in transmission and / or distribution line design is preferred.
  • Demonstrated vendor management and customer interaction skills; must be able to respond rapidly to technical inquiries.
  • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills to work cohesively with, and influence, many diverse internal/external customer groups to include project personnel from linemen to the CEO.