Integration Application Engineer
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories - Minneapolis, MN

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The Opportunity: Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) seeks a professional, innovative and detailed individual for our Integration Application Engineer position located in Minneapolis, MN. If you are looking for an opportunity to utilize your background in utility SCADA and communications, enjoy traveling to assist customers and provide excellent customer service to Utility, Industrial and Engineering firms, then this position is for you!

This position is located in Minneapolis, MN. Enjoy the amenities of the City of Lakes where the University of MN calls home and has a vibrant downtown packed with biking paths and scenic views of the lakes. This is the largest city in Minnesota and was founded by the French explorer Father Louis Hennepin in 1680. Minneapolis serves as a hub for many connecting flights from the east to the west coast.

Integration Application Engineer Responsibilities:
Assist field application engineers, sales representatives and strategic customers in applying SEL integration and application products through telephone contact, visits, trade show demonstrations and application literature.

Train field application engineers, sales representatives and strategic customers on SEL integration and application products and applications.

Contribute to integration and application product specifications and application literature.

Perform special studies and tests as needed by customers.

Maintain a working knowledge of all SEL products and a perspective of industry practice.

Participate in SEL sales and marketing activities and industry technical meetings and conferences.

Follow and improve Application Engineering area processes.

B.S. in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university.

Over 3 years working knowledge of SCADA practices and philosophies

Excellent technical training, speaking and writing skills

Working knowledge of protective relay applications at utilities or engineering firms

Knowledgeable in communications protocol applications such as DNP 3.0 and Modbus

Willing to travel 35% within the Central region and occasional travel nationwide

Ability to learn new skills and assume new responsibilities

Ability to work cooperatively in team environment

Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge of industrial controls and PLCs, 3 phase power systems

Knowledge of protocols and communications with RTUs, PLCs, or IEDs

Experience implementing human machine interfaces
An Award Winning Company Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) has a reputation for quality, reliability, integrity, and service, which has enabled us to expand both within the electric utility market and into industrial, international, and OEM markets.

In an independent survey conducted by Newton-Evans Research Company, SEL ranks first in seven performance categories including technology, features, security against hackers, web/internet information ability, technical service and support, price, and relay setting PC software. SEL provides an excellent work environment and is the recipient of numerous awards, including one of the “100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in Washington State” (Puget Sound Business Journal, 1999 – 2003, 2010, and 2011), Association of Washington Businesses Manufacturing, Workplace, and Community Service awards (1998-2010), and the Washington State Quality Achievement Award (WSQA).

Apply Your Talent. Make a Difference. Enjoy the Rewards. Are you ready to be part of a highly motivated and well-equipped team? Are you a quick learner who likes new challenges? If so, then you are ready to join us at Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories.

Dr. Edmund O. Schweitzer III delivered the first commercial digital protective relay in 1984. Under his technical, managerial, and fiscal leadership, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories has expanded to over 2700 employees. Ed understands and supports the need for investing in employees. In return, he expects that we hire only the best, most highly motivated team members, and that we deliver simple, reliable, and cost-effective products and solutions.

Our products and solutions must be simple and reliable because they protect the largest, most complicated machine on earth: the electric power grid. Blackouts in the U.S. and Canada remind us that reliable electric power is crucial to our society. SEL provides systems, services, and products for the protection, monitoring, control, automation, and metering of utility and industrial electric systems worldwide.

Our company and our products exist to make electric power safer, more reliable, and more economical. That purpose has made SEL very successful, and the company is managed with sound fiscal judgment and that purpose in mind. Profits are reinvested to fuel the company’s growth.

In addition to offering a variety of challenges in a supportive, stable environment, SEL shares its success with employees by giving them stock in the company. All employees earn stock at the same rate. And because only employees can own SEL stock, the stock price is not subject to market volatility. Even when the stock market value has plunged, SEL stock consistently increased in value.

Employee Testimonial Video: SEL employees describe the opportunity and rewards of a career working at a 100% employee owned company!

Benefits: SEL has an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, and vision for all regular full-time employees and their entire family; long-term disability and life insurance; education assistance programs; a very generous employee stock ownership plan; 401K; flexible benefit account; and an outstanding work environment.

To Apply For This Position: We ask all candidates to submit their resume through our website at If your qualifications and experience match any of our current openings, please submit your resume for that position so that you may be considered immediately.

SEL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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