Control System, Power Electronics, HIgh Voltage, £50ph,Midlands

Staffordshire
£40 - £50 per hour
21 Mar 2013
18 Apr 2013
RE-12455252
Christopher Oddy
Engineering
IT
Contract
Full Time

Power Electronics Engineer, Control System Engineer, Matlab and Simulink, Power electronic converters, West Midlands, £50 per hour, 6 months

THE PROJECT:

A recognised power electronics business in the West Midlands have a 6 month contract requirement for an experienced Control Specialist / Power Electronics Engineer. The company specialise in High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) Transmission Systems using both Line-Commutated (thyristor based) and Voltage-Sourced (IGBT based) converter technologies.

Your role is to design new innovative mechanisms for DC filtering, AC power quality and Chain-link capacitor balancing for Modular Multi-level Converters for HVDC applications.

You should have experience in developing control strategies for novel power converters (not necessarily at High Voltage), with an ability to work quickly and efficiently within an engineering team.

You should be someone who can work to tight timescales and someone who enjoys working at the forefront of technology.

SKILLS REQUIRED:

- Power Converter experience
- Matlab and Simulink
- SimPowerSystems
- High power electronic components (IGBT's, thyristors and passive components)
- Power system engineering
- Power electronic control algorithms and techniques (e.g vector control)

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE:

- PLECS, SABER, PSCAD-EMTDC, MATHCAD


To apply for this position please submit your CV or contact Chris Oddy at Real Staffing Group on 0207 758 7337 with any questions you might have.



To find out more about Real, please visit us on www.realstaffing.co.uk