Large companies, especially those engaged in manufacturing of electrical goods and appliances, typically have at least one electrical/power control senior application engineer working for them. This specialized engineer is tasked with assessing the electrical power needs of future products. They find the most cost-efficient means of powering various applications in development, and then assess their efficacy with quality assurance and control managers.
Senior Application Engineer, Electrical / Power Control Tasks
Ensure that electrical loading and sizing parameters are accurately defined.
Utilize computer-aided design (CAD) to design layouts from concept to execution.
Perform calculations for sizing of circuit breakers, wires, and disconnects.
Prepare and conduct presentations and develop production schedules for power generation systems.