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Application Engineer

Konecranes Inc
New Berlin, WI 53146
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Konecranes Inc

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Country: United States
Location: New Berlin, WI, US
Employment type: Undefined term

Country: Yhdysvallat (US)
Location: New Berlin, Wisconsin (US-WI)
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General Position Responsibilities:

This position will be responsible for all engineering application activities, hardware selection, program development, and implementation of control systems on electric overhead cranes and portal cranes. Emphasis will be on mechanical and electrical components including motors, brakes, controls, switches, PLC's, pendants, radio systems, weigh systems, camera systems, weldments, gearboxes, etc.

Essential Functions:

* Quoting crane modernizations to bring older equipement up to modern standards.

* Quoting crane mechanical upgrades.

* Quoting crane electrical upgrades.

* Read crane electical and mechanical drawings and designing a scope of work to perform the modernization of the equipment.

* Perform application tasks using established procedures and develop improvements to existing procedures as needed. These include but are not limited to component selection, preliminary schematic design, preliminary system layout, and preliminary automation component selection.

* Interpret customer specifications to determine scope of work.

* Ability to search company archives to find records of legacy equipment. Must be proficient in reading electrical and mechanical schematics and drawings.

* Perform optimization of components by working in an interactive Team environment to reduce costs and improve delivery schedules.


Must be self-motivated and display leadership abilities. Knowledge of the CMAA crane standards is not required but preferred. This position requires a base understanding of electricity, motor control electrical circuits, and analog and digital input/output. Experience designing and troubleshooting motor control circuits utilizing electromagnetic devices and variable frequency drives (VFD's) is essential. Knowledge of PLC programing software is plus. A qualified candidate must be proficient in reading electrical schematics and mechanical drawings. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, and Word. Verbal and written communication plays a key role in this position.

This position requires the direct interface between frontline sales, customers, production planning, factory operations, and project management. Site visits for application require the ability to work at heights up to 100 feet off the ground. Travel estimated at 5% to meet with customers, commission equipment, and witness product testing at our manufacturing plant.

Education: BS in Electrical Engineering is preferred or BS Mechanical Engineering, or work in a related field with a minimum of 1-2 years of experience working on heavy industry equipement or heavy material handling equipment. Related experience with overhead electric cranes or similar industrial equipment will be taken into consideration and is preffered.


Posted: 2021-03-23 Expires: 2021-04-24

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