Electrical Engineer
Rolls-Royce - Mount Vernon, OH

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Rolls-Royce, a world-leading provider of power systems and services for use on land, at sea and in the air, operates in four global markets- civil aerospace, defense aerospace, marine and energy. We continue to invest in core technologies, products, people and capabilities with the objective of broadening and strengthening the product portfolio, improving efficiency and enhancing the environmental performance of its products.

The Electrical Engineer will be responsible for designing packaging systems to support Rolls-Royce's complete range of industrial gas turbine products. The Electrical Engineer will work within a Common Project Team (CPT) to support the Project Lead Engineer (PLE) to deliver electrical engineering tasks for customer contracts for the Oil & Gas or Power Generation Market.

Key responsibilities:
  • Create definition of instrumentation systems and low voltage power distribution systems for gas turbine packages used in oil and gas and power generation applications
  • Deliver designs to meet local codes based on worldwide location and customer specifications to ensure the standard design meets the requirements such as:
    • Electrical safety: NFPA/NEC, IEC, and EEA standards
    • Hazardous (explosive) areas: ATEX, IEC and NFPA codes
    • Fire detection and suppression systems: NFPA and other codes
  • W ork with and create the following documents:
    • Process & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID's) which includes definition of key system parameters such as set points, definition of control sequence, flows, pressures and temperatures throughout the system
    • Low voltage single line diagrams
    • Wiring schematics and customer interface document s
    • Bill of Materials
  • Working with the following equipment: Sensors, Actuators, Motors, lighting, Fire detection and suppression systems
  • Establish project schedules and coordinate activities to meet established dates
  • Write validation procedures and perform tests and report results effectively
  • Participate in factory tests including customer witness tests / factory acceptance tests
  • Evaluate and promote standards and design methods
  • Liaise with procurement and suppliers to source systems and/or components
  • Work in teams with mechanical engineers and with various functions throughout the organization such as marketing, test and assembly, and drafting
  • Support cost control of the system design within established budget
  • Design PLC Systems using Allen Bradley Control Logix hardware
  • Creation of Unit Control Panel drawings and diagrams including, schematics, assemblies, outlines and topologies

Rolls-Royce has a broad customer base compromising 600 airlines, 4,000 corporate and utility aircraft and helicopter operators, 160 armed forces, more than 2,000 marine customers including 70 navies, and energy customers in 120 countries. Rolls-Royce is a technology leader, employing 38,000 people in offices, manufacturing and service facilities in 50 countries. Rolls-Royce is a Military Friendly Employer. Rolls-Royce is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and a barrier-free employment process.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering and 4 years experience in an engineering role or masters degree in Electrical Engineering and 2 years experience
  • Experience in electrical safety and grounding
  • Ability to travel both domestically and internationally
  • Experience in oil and gas or power generation industry
  • Experience with the following software packages: ePLAN, DOORs, NX Team center, CAD
  • Experience designing PLC systems and other Control Systems
  • Understanding of hazardous (explosive) area protection
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work well within a team environment but can also be self-directed
  • Strong time management skills
  • Experience with international standards

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