Careers

At AMSC, we aim to create a work atmosphere that fosters success for our employees, our customers and our corporation. Our employees benefit from working with world-class engineers, technicians and scientists, as well as other experienced professionals. With operations throughout Asia, Australia, North America and Europe, we have a diverse, yet cohesive staff with tremendous global experience and passion.

Each day, we are driven by our company mission: We listen, we partner and we innovate to make smarter, cleaner energy profitable. And we are inspired by our vision: To power the world with smarter, cleaner … better energy. While we are committed to realizing our mission and vision, AMSC also prides itself on having a fun and satisfying work environment that fosters creativity and success. Click here to gain an understanding of the kind of employees we are seeking as we grow the company.

AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V.

Careers at AMSC

Ayer, MA

Summary – Job Responsibilities – Activities:

Support Gridtec Solutions™ by conducting power system studies and modeling related to the AMSC® STATCOM products using load flow, transient stability and electromagnetic transient simulation tools.

Functions:

  • Supports detailed application and design studies for AMSC®’s products including FACTS systems, power electronic converters, energy storage solutions, fault current limiters and high capacity superconductor cable systems
  • Uses network analysis software to perform detailed load flow, transient stability and electromagnetic transient studies in assessing system requirements and appropriate solution options (using either current or innovative new technologies)
  • Performs power systems analyses pertaining to renewable energy integration, transmission and distribution system expansion, voltage stability, and reliability and power quality
  • Performs detailed analyses of industrial power quality problems and designs/recommends appropriate solutions
  • Writes study reports and technical sections of project proposals for STATCOM projects

Education – Experience:

  • Junior or Senior in an Electrical Engineering program with emphasis on power systems
  • In addition to power systems courses, candidates who have taken classes on control systems and courses that involve basic programming skills (Python, Matlab, C) are preferred

Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:

  • Understanding of high voltage power systems
  • Understanding of power electronics devices, controls and systems
  • Understanding of electric circuits
  • Ability to develop and/or modify models in simulation software (Matlab Simulink, PSpice, etc.)
  • Proficiency in a programming language (Python preferred)

AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V

 

Ayer, MA

Summary – Job Responsibilities – Activities:

Responsible for providing cradle-to-grave commercial and government and contract drafting, negotiation and administration services for a wide-range of proposals and contractual agreements consistent with company policies and business practices, as well as for assuring company’s compliance with customer contract requirements.  This also includes the responsibility for implementing company’s contracting policies and procedures and the interpretation and implementation of current government acquisition regulations and policies

Education – Experience:

  • BS/BA in Business or related field and/or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with increasingly complex responsibilities in contracts environment required.
  • Experience as an individual contributor responsible for drafting, negotiating and administering:
    • Domestic and international commercial contracts.
    • Government contracts with agencies such as DOE, DOD, DHS and ONR.
    • License agreements, teaming agreements, and non-disclosure agreements is also highly desirable.
    • Working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations, Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations and U.S. Export laws and regulations.

Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, effective interpersonal skills, problem solving ability and good work habits required.
  • Must be able to prioritize workload using good judgment.
  • Must haves:
    • experience drafting, negotiating and administering commercial and government contracts required.
    • working knowledge of government contracting regulations.
    • detail-oriented and well organized.
    • ability to work independent.
    • good judgment
    • ability to be quick, nimble and responsive to myriad in-house and customer requests, and have the ability to interact effectively orally and in writing with all levels of in-house and customer staff.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Minimum 5 years experience as a government contracts administrator or similar position
  • Knowledge of FAR clauses, government acquisition processes, and internet based procurement procedures and compliance
  • US citizenship required, must be able to obtain and maintain a secret clearance

AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V

Westminster, MA

Summary – Job Responsibilities – Activities:

Functions:

  • Perform electrical and mechanical assembly from sub-assembly level to finish goods
  • Load and operate automated manufacturing equipment according to work instructions and follow standard operating procedures
  • Assemble products according to good manufacturing practices, including specification of materials, parts and assembly and operating process equipment
  • Document assembly processes/instructions/status reports for all incoming Grid products
  • Work with Field Service and Engineering staff to assist in troubleshooting in house and field issues as required
  • Assist Supervisor and or Team Leader in production planning
  • Follow all safety requirements across the Grid manufacturing plant and notify your Supervisor and or Team Lead of any potential safety risk
  • Must adhere to all policies and practices of AMSC ensuring the Code of Conduct and highest level of ethics are always maintained
  • Review test work instructions and prepare test equipment to begin test activities
  • Take temperature, pressure, flow, leak rate, vacuum, voltage, current, and related measurements
  • Compile test information, analyze results, and report findings to engineering

Interaction with Others (level of contact, purpose and frequency)

  • Work with all levels of the organization to plan work and resolve problems on a daily basis.
  • Meet production schedules and provide status reports.
  • Present recommendations and follow through on projects.
  • Provide cost reduction opportunities and contribute to the company’s monthly profitability.

Education – Experience:

  • Minimum:  High School or Technical school with 3+ years industry experience
  • Preferred:  2 year technical degree, journeyman electrician certification or equivalent

Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:

  • Basic technical and mechanical skills
  • Skilled in reading and interpreting electro-mechanical assembly drawings and BOMs
  • Demonstrated high level of attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a team environment and independently with limited supervision.
  • Ability to read blueprints and other technical data sheets would be helpful
  • Understanding of safety practices in a plant environment
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally/written
  • Computer literate in spread sheets, word processing and internet
  • Flexibility to work overtime
  • Medium to heavy work must be able to lift 75 pounds or exert 75 pounds of force on a regular basis
  • US Citizen

AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V