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Power Systems Engineering Manager

Location Alpharetta, Georgia, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000111391

Career Area:

Marketing / Sales / Product Support

Job Description:


What matters most to you?  Is it being part of a strong team?  Supporting your family? Solving global problems? You can do these and more at Caterpillar; where your work enables progress around the globe, and you contribute to meaningful work. Together, we can build what matters!

Caterpillar Switchgear Americas, part of the Electric Power Division has an exciting opportunity for a Power Systems Engineering Manager in Alpharetta, GA.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of engineers in the technical design and/or retrofit of power and generator control switchgear.

  • Lead a team of engineers on project execution while monitoring quality, costing, and timeliness of projects.

  • Train, mentor, and develop a team of engineers to improve their overall technical capabilities and align with the AES engineering department’s objectives and strategies.

  • Point of technical and commercial escalation for team members.

  • Conduct performance and merit reviews, and review and approve timesheets for team members

  • Actively lead new product development and enhancements to switchgear control retrofits.

  • Represent company with internal and external customers.

  • Assist other departments in the application of our products.

  • Execute and support the design, test, manufacture, and commissioning of low and medium voltage switchgear.

  • Provide direction to CAD designers to create wiring and assembly drawings for generator paralleling switchgear controls.

  • Create bill of materials for generator paralleling switchgear controls in ERP system.

  • Create and modify PLC programs for control of generator paralleling switchgear.

  • Position requires travel, typically 10 to 20% to support startup and commissioning activities, as well as safety audits.

  • Position reports to AES Engineering Manager.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology or minimum of 10 years work experience in a related field.

  • Design, test, and commission generator control systems of the highest complexity.

  • Have intimate knowledge of system operations and PLC/Controller based controls

  • Perform technical design reviews of other engineers’ systems.

  • Have a clear understanding of NEC, UL, ANSI, CSA and utility interconnect requirements.

  • Ability to accurately evaluate team’s workload, and delegate tasks as necessary.

  • Ability to edit, teach, and apply new designs to the company standards.

  • Challenge status quo and constantly strive for improvements in performance.

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Excellent business and commercial skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Attention to details.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.  Any relocation costs incurred would be the responsibility of the selected applicant. 

This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O.  As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at


EEO/AA Employer.  All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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