Principal Electrical Engineer

US - Burr Ridge, IL

Job Responsibilities 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Electrical Engineer to join the team at Fauske & Associates, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Westinghouse Electric Company.

Your Day-to-Day:

Fauske and Associates is looking for a self-motivated individual to support the electrical engineering needs of the business. Primary responsibilities will include leading equipment qualification projects, designing data acquisition, control, and instrumentation systems, and performing electrical distribution cable studies. 

Major Responsibilities:

• Perform engineering design and analysis and propose solutions to complex problems that are not well defined.
• Coordinate and integrate complex technical projects that encompass multi-functional areas; successfully achieve established budget and schedule requirements.
• Lead integration and development of major technical descriptions in support of customer proposals.
• Lead work of other engineers and provide periodic performance feedback to them.
• Identify and support business growth opportunities and present recommendations to management.
• Develop new or improved products/services utilizing knowledge of economic studies and recent technical developments. Coordinate and/or prepare technical documents for products/services.
• Instruct, train, and guide personnel on electrical related projects, tasks and activities.
• Provide specific engineering discipline expert knowledge to peers, vendors and customers. May be required to act as lead technical problem solver within area of specialization.
• Develop procedures, processes and/or methods for implementing technical requirements.
• Develop and deliver presentations to communicate status, problem resolution or promote related business products.


Principal Electrical Engineer

Minimum Requirements

As a successful candidate, you will bring the following to the team:
• B.S. Electrical Engineering
• 10+ years of experience
• PE license is desirable
• Nuclear industry experience is desirable


Principal Electrical Engineer

Critical Skillset

• Simulation software for circuits and electrical distribution systems (ETAP, Cable Manager, Cspice, etc.)
• Instrumentation and control systems (pressure transmitters, thermocouples, low voltage  AC&DC power) maintenance and calibration experience
• Demonstrated Data acquisition systems design, maintenance, and calibration experience
• Experience with Labview; ETAP, programming (C++/C#, Python, VBA, MathCAD, etc.) a plus
• Demonstrated equipment qualification experience
• Excellent communication skills
Principal Electrical Engineer in Burr Ridge IL


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