Applications Engineer - Electrics

Closing Date: 30th September 2019
Reports To: Engineering Manager
Position Summary:

The Engineer is responsible for designing systems incorporating actuators and controls to meet contractual obligations.  The Engineer will produce documentation, data, and drawings for a range of standard and customized solutions to meet the customer’s specifications.

Location: Rochester, NY
Division: Rotork Controls
Rotork Office: USA - Rochester - Rotork Controls Inc.
Area Of Interest: Engineering
Contact: Helen Ehle
Contact Email:

Main Responsibilities:

Review customer specifications to determine the appropriate Rotork controls product for their application.
Generate submittal documentation including WD’s, product drawings, specification deviations and clarifications
Engineer nonstandard solutions to meet unique customer requirements.
Design adaptions to couple valve and actuator.
Generate BOM’s, assembly instructions, test instructions and user manuals for nonstandard products.
Implement product design changes and modifications. Non-standard product requests (NSPR)
Implement company Engineering Changes as pertains to local product manufacturing to maintain alignment with design authority.
Provide technical support for electric valve actuators including sales service and production.
Provide support on the use of software utilities for configuration and diagnostics of valve actuator products.
Coordinate/develop technical documentation and training materials as needed

Candidate Specification:


Four year Mechanical engineering degree preferred
Experience with installation and commissioning of electronic industrial equipment
Ability to use electronic test equipment
Ability to read wiring schematics/diagrams
Understanding of motor controls and electro mechanical machines.
PC literate, Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint etc.
Good communication and organization skills
Limited travel required (estimated 5-10% max) both national and international

Experience/knowledge in the following areas desirable:

Experience with third party certification agencies such as UL/TUV/CSA/FM
Experience in industrial automation
Generation of basic electrical schematics
Mechanical design
Electrical motor controls

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