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Power Electronics Engineers support the development of power and control hardware for products that rely on the use of motors. Sample resumes in this field indicate duties such as designing, developing, and constructing bidirectional DC/AC power converters from concept to production; designing and implementing output high-frequency LC and LCL HF PWM filters; and preparing product-specific test planning and reports. For this position, a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering is required on applicants' resumes, with an emphasis on designing power electronic converters and electrical power systems.

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1

Wind Fleet Team Power Electronics Engineer

Determined root cause and developed a countermeasure for Harmonic Filter Capacitor failures on the Siemens 2.3 MW wind turbine, using data acquisition tools, analysis of failed capacitors, and quality improvement tools.

  • Determined root cause and developed a countermeasure for Power Factor Correction Capacitor failures on the Vestas V80 wind turbine, using data acquisition tools, analysis of failed capacitors, and quality improvement tools.
  • Collaborated with Xantrex and Clipper to determine root cause and identify countermeasures for Xantrex Matrix failures on the Clipper 2.5 MW wind turbine, using quality improvement tools.
  • Performed a power quality analysis using LabVIEW and National Instruments hardware to inspect for subharmonics when a series capacitor at the Horse Hollow Wind Site substation was closed into the transmission system.
  • Assisted in designing and managing the implementation of the data acquisition system in LabVIEW for the Wind Analytics Test Turbine.
  • Worked with wind technicians remotely and on site to troubleshoot wind turbine converter faults across various platforms (GE, SEG, Xantrex, Converteam, etc ).
  • Developed power electronics repair specification for wind turbines.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering
2

Power Electronics Engineer

Performed detailed electromagnetic design for large wind turbines, including 3D effects like skin, proximity and eddy. Analyzed electrodynamic forces in high current busbars

  • Performed physical failure analysis along with electromagnetic FEA on dV/dt inductors
  • Performed power magnetic design including harmonic filters and transformers to meet grid code requirements. Built SPICE models for entire electrical power train
  • Designed novel 3-phase LCL filter with reduced power loss, both for wind and solar inverter application (patent app. in progress)
  • Performed before-the-fact EMI mitigation and Analyses, including long cable effects using original triaxial transmission lines modeling
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
MS
Master of Science
Design Magnetic Components For Power
3

Power Electronics Engineer - Consultant

Led the design of a new commercial lighting control utilizing a PFC and flyback converters to improved efficiency.

  • Utilized Altium for schematic capture and layout.
  • Led testing and troubleshooting activities of controls on customer's site.
  • Reverse engineered various competitor lighting controls and reported design details to customer.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Computer Integrated Manufacturing
BA
Electrical Engineering
4

Power Electronics Engineer

  • Came up with the topology for 3-phase PWM rectifier and the control circuit, simulated the model with SIMULINK
  • Conducted experiments according to the simulation parameters, measured and analyzed the input & output signal
  • Generated C code and tested it with TI DSP
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
5

Power Electronics Engineer - Access Router Power Supply Design

  • Switch mode power supply design
  • Orchestrated switch mode controller selection process for new generation of access routers - working with Maxim, TI, Micrel, Linear Technology, and Intersil
  • Designed synchronous point of load power supplies for new generation of access routers
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MBA
Business
Electrical Engineering
6

Sr. Power Electronics Engineer

Design and Maintain Power electronics Electric Vehicle.

  • Selected system architectures and topology, selected component and technology used in design such as film capacitors, IGBTs, MOSFET.
  • Design DC/DC converters, DC-AC inverters, and AC-DC rectifier for medium to high voltages.
  • Designed hardware digital and analog circuits, Gate drive, power supply, discharge circuit for converters, inverters, battery chargers.
  • Designed inverter for permanent magnet and induction motors.
  • Responsible to reduce the cost of Product line by redesigning controls and qualifying new suppliers.
  • Perform R&D testing to optimize performance and passed the standard, EMC, EMI, ESD and performance analysis, IPC610, IPC2221, Automotive design validation (DV) and process evaluations (PV), PPAP.
  • Reduced cost by redesigning and consolidate designs of inverters & DC-DC.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
MA
Design Project
MA
Electrical Engineering
DO
Engineering Track
7

Power Electronics Engineer

Brake Resistor Design for 2.0 MW Wind Power Converter

  • Drafting of test plan for converter in accordance to customer specifications, pertinent IEC and IEEE standards, German Eon grid Code and EU directives
  • Testing of Power modules for current sharing and switching behavior
  • Heat Sink Calibration Curve generation using test data
  • Cable selection for 2.0 MW Wind Power Converter in accordance to Nation Electric Code directives
  • Testing Powerex IGBT gate driver used for brake chopper IGBT
  • Attended IEEE PES 2011 general meeting 2011 in Detroit
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
MA
Power Electronics
MS
Electrical And Computer Engineering
8

Power Electronics Engineer

Design high efficiency low to medium range power electronics interfaces in accordance with system requirements.

  • Support product design reviews and create and maintain detailed schematics to assure proper construction and excellent product performance.
  • Generate electrical information to ECAD for PCB layout, providing analysis and approval for ECAD designers and component engineers during design phase.
  • Develop and maintain electrical DFMEA, perform worst case analysis and simulations and develop structured problem solving techniques for test failure resolution.
  • Create product verification plan and support EMC and validation testing.
  • Present product design, analysis and testing to customers assuring product feasibility and customer satisfaction.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering
MS
Electrical Engineering
9

Power Electronics Engineer, Engineering Department

  • Coordinated engineering in Protel 99 SE PCB layout, schematics drafting, and programming software modules.
  • Developed high-efficiency switch-mode power supplies using PWM Soft Switch conversion techniques.
  • Developed test procedures and test reports to meet customer specifications.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Certificate
C
Modeling And Control Design Of Dc / Dc Converters
Electrical Engineering
10

Senior Power Electronics Engineer and System Architect

Design leader for multiple projects including solar inverter, motor controller, substation management unit and solar tracking system.

  • Lead designer for utility scale solar system, including system architecture, inverter paralleling, real-time 2 axis sun tracking, and site communications.
  • Designed and simulated control algorithm for grid tied inverter, including DQ rotation frame inverter current controller, maximum power point tracking, active harmonics cancellations, and all the utility grid related features.
  • Developed and implemented FPGA and DSP based control system.
  • Architected and designed software for solar inverter, motor controller, and substation management unit.
  • Designed digital and analog circuitry for critical component such as semiconductor control and motor controller. Gate driver design, control system circuit design, and signal sensing circuit design.
  • Design and implement EMI filter for FCC, and IEC certifications
  • Design DC EMI filter to solve solar ground capacitance issue
  • Designed and implemented brushless DC motor controller for solar tracking system.
  • DC/DC isolated converter design
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering
MS
Electrical Engineering

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