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

United Kingdom

Summary – Job Responsibilities – Activities: 

Functions:

  • Perform failure analysis and root cause studies of premature component failures and formulate the actions necessary to match component reliability.
  • Perform on-site commissioning of D-VAR, PQ-SVC systems and inverter components and control electronics for domestic and international customers.  
  • Train customer in operating and maintenance practices as appropriate for system type 
  • Assist Engineering. & Manufacturing with factory testing of new units.  
  • Responsible for modifying documentation pertaining to each customer unit including schematics, user manuals, safety practices, etc, to reflect actual site/installation conditions.
  • Ability to specify, review, and implement specialized maintenance procedures for field installations.
  • Monitor customer units to foresee problems and develop solutions before they affect the customer. 
  • Interact with customer representative to solve problems that need to be handled remotely.  As necessary, travel to the customer site to maintain high reliability.
  • Provide written communications regarding customer units.  Produce, distribute, and maintain files containing service reports after each on-site visit.  Maintain files and write monthly reports for each unit detailing carryovers.  Produce and distribute weekly reports to AMSC management on current field service activities.
  • European travel required.  Travel time anticipated at least 50%.
  • Ability to oversee and perform trend analysis of the field service database.
  • Ability to carry a Field Service pager 25% the time if required/ 
  • Schedule startup/commissioning activities to maintain product delivery commitments.
  • Other duties assigned.

Education – Experience:

  • Engineering degree in a technical field.  Electrical Engineering is preferred.
  • 2-5 years’ experience in an electrical power, electronics environment, and communication systems.  Experience can be substituted for educational requirements.

Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:

  • Working knowledge of electrical power circuits.
  • Working knowledge of power electronics.
  • Ability to read schematics.
  • Computer knowledge in a Windows environment.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Self-directed and motivated.
  • Ability to work both in teams and independently.
  • Basic knowledge of NEC and IEEE standards for electrical installations.
  • Medium voltage safety training required or must be completed prior to field assignments.
  • Medium work with occasional heavy work up to 75 pounds.
  • United Kingdom Citizen

AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V

Ayer, 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

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
  • Proof of Covid-19 Vaccination Required

AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V

Ayer, MA

Summary

Want to be part of the future of the grid? AMSC’s Network and Planning Engineers apply our state-of-the-art converter-based FACTS technology to meet cutting-edge grid requirements on projects around the world. Our team of experts supports AMSC’s Gridtec Solutions by conducting power system studies and modeling for AMSC’s STATCOMs and other grid products.

Responsibilities

  • Undertake application and design studies for AMSC’s products including STATCOMs, power electronic converters, fault current limiters and high-capacity superconductor cable systems
  • Use power system software to perform load flow, transient stability, and electromagnetic transient studies to meet system requirements and develop solutions 
  • Perform power systems analyses and design/recommend solutions for: 
    • Renewable energy interconnection
    • Transmission and distribution system expansion 
    • Voltage stability 
    • Industrial power quality problems 
  • Write study reports and technical project proposals for AMSC grid projects
  • Prepare technical papers and deliver technical presentations for trade shows, technical conferences, and customer outreach
  • Develop and maintain power system software models for AMSC grid products
  • Actively participate existing product improvement and new product development 
  • Forge relationships with utility engineers, industry consultants and cross discipline internal team members

Education and Experience

  • Minimum education: BS in Electrical Engineering with emphasis on power systems; MS and PhD welcome
  • Relevant industry experience will be considered highly, e.g. utility planning, power system consultancies, or OEM grid applications

Desired Skills and Competencies

  • Proficiency in the following software applications: 
    • Transient stability simulation tools (preferably PSS/E or PowerFactory)
    • EMT simulation tools (PSCAD or EMTP-RV) 
    • python or Fortran programming 
    • Distribution planning software (CYME, Milsoft WindMil or DNV Synergi)
    • Real-time digital simulators (preferably RTDS)
    • Fortran or C compilers
  • Experience with utility planning, renewable interconnection, or industrial power quality studies
  • Experience developing, maintaining, and using power system software models of converter-based grid resources
  • Understanding of power electronics devices, control systems, and their applications in utility and industrial applications
  • Comfortable working directly with customers to generate interest in AMSC’s products
  • Capable of collaborating and cultivating customer relationships
  • Familiarity with industrial/utility electrical equipment standards and specifications  
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills
  • Up to 20% travel (local and International) may be required
  • US Citizen or Green Card Holder
  • Covid-19 Vaccination Required

AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V

This role will be at our Neeltran location, please use this link, https://www.neeltran.com/about-us/careers.html to apply.

Summary – Job Responsibilities:

Design specialty power transformers and related magnetic components up to SOMV A, 69 kV including rectifier duty transformers I OOkAdc. Perform overall transformer design calculations and detailed coil and insulation design.

  • Member of team designing high capacity power and distribution transformers (up to SOMY A, 69 kV to be used for rectifier loads up to I OOkAdc.) to IEEE and IEC specifications.
  • Design oil-filled and dry-type transformers and magnetics as needed.
  • Perform overall transformer design calculations and detailed coil and insulation design.
  • Perform cooling calculations and select cooling components and other major components and accessories as needed.
  • Create bills of materials.
  • Assist/support mechanical design done by the Mechanical Department including core design, core/coil construction, overall tank lay-out and clearances, cable routing, etc.
  • Provide technical support as needed to the Production and Test Departments in the shop
  • Provide test results, required tests in advance, and review final test data to evaluate designs.
  • Assist a department-wide effort to create engineering design guides and manuals.
  • Assist in developing standard tools, rules, and guides to improve efficiency and consistency in our designs.
  • Train others as required by your manager.
  • Utilize test data and production feedback to aid in cost reduction efforts and the development of tools and rules as mentioned above
  • Tasks as required by your supervisor
Education – Experience: 
  • BS in electrical engineering or Electro Mechanical Engineering and S years of experience as a Transformer Designer including work in oil-filled power transformer design)
  • Must have experience in oil-filled power transformers design, including High-current bus bar, Regulating and multi-tap transformers,
  • Winding construction and insulation system designs
  • Dry-type transformer experience is a plus
  • Rectifier duty and harmonics design experience is a plus

Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:

  • Proficiency with MS Excel is required. Andersen short-circuit/leakage field software are a plus.
AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V

This role will be at our NEPSI location, in Queensbury, NY.

Summary – Job Responsibilities – Activities:

  • Comprehension and application of the ISO 9001:2015 standard for quality management systems.
  • Ability to identify non-conforming outputs, diagnose root cause, and identify the need for corrective action pertaining to the production of NEPSI products.
  • Identify, measure, and analyze key performance metrics for NEPSl’s quality system processes.
  • Aggregate quality performance data and identify trends to management.
  • Generate non-conformance reports as needed.
  • Verify the effectiveness of any corrective action taken.
  • Perform audits on internal processes such as purchasing, manufacturing, customer support, and training.
  • Perform audits on external processes, such as supplier performance and customer feedback.
  • Document the inspection and testing of equipment prior to shipment and ensure the testing instruments and meters are in calibration.
  • Manage and implement routine quality audits, accurately maintaining the company records.
  • Assist Project Manager with prospective customer questions pertaining to NEPSI quality.
  • Assist Operations manager in the creation of processes, procedures, and inspection forms pertaining to quality.
Education – Experience:
  • Required: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Required: 1-2 years prior experience in a related manufacturing industry; Prior experience with ISO 9001:2015 quality management systems.
Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:
  • Preferred: Ability to read blueprints; Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) certification.

Physical Requirements/Hazardous Working Conditions:

  • Standing
  • Walking
  • Sedentary work

AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V

This role will be at our NEPSI location, in Queensbury, NY.

Summary – Job Responsibilities – Activities:

  • Plan, lay-out, assemble, and install components and assemblies within fabricated steel assemblies per shop drawings.
  • Assemble, modify, test, and adjust custom mechanical assemblies and apparatus applying knowledge of various assembly techniques and referring to shop drawings and instructions.
  • Measure out and mark dimensions and reference lines for installation of components.
  • Install components such as disconnect switches, ground switch, relays, vacuum switches, interlocks, windows, door-stays, locks, capacitors, fuses, reactors, CT’s, PT’s, CPT’s, ground bus, phase bus,
  • conductors, insulators, hardware, etc.
  • Read and understand blue prints, drawings, wiring diagrams, mechanical prints, assembly and
  • schematic drawings, and receive verbal instructions on work to be performed.
  • Ensure proper components are installed in appropriate sequence, per established methods,
  • instructions, and drawings,
  • Fasten, align, and mount parts, components, relays, using hand and power tools.
  • Examine parts/ components that are installed to verify they are free from damage and defects. Notify Production Manager if defects are found.
  • Route and terminate cables.
  • Operate basic hand tools, saws, punches, grinders, drills.
  • Clean up shop area of tools and work at the end of each shift.
  • Perform other work duties as assigned.
Education – Experience:
  • Required: High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Required: Prior experience in manufacturing or product assembly or using hand held power tools.
  • Required: Ability to use hand held power tools; Ability to measure; Ability to use a computer.
  • Preferred: Ability to read blueprints.
Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:
  • Required: Ability to use hand held power tools; Ability to measure; Ability to use a computer.
  • Preferred: Ability to read blueprints.

Physical Requirements/Hazardous Working Conditions:

  • Standing
  • Walking
  • Lifting
  • Carrying
  • Pulling/Pushing
  • Climbing
  • Reaching
  • Medium work
  • Lifting up to 50 pounds

AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V

Ayer, MA
 Summary – Job Responsibilities – Activities: 

Areas of counsel will include export compliance and commercial and government contract review 

Functions: 

  • Responsible for providing cradle-to-grave government and commercial contract negotiation 
  • Review of complex RFPs, RFQs and proposals 
  • Oversee policies and procedures for export compliance 
  • Interpret FAR clauses, government acquisition processes, internet-based procurement procedures and compliance with associated prime and subcontract agreements. 
  • Responsible for advice on global data privacy and export 
  • Must adhere to all policies and practices of AMSC ensuring the code of conduct and highest level of ethics are always maintained.
 Education – Experience: 
  • Law degree and membership in MA State Bar 
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience as practicing commercial contracts attorney 
 Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs: 
  • Experience in contract drafting, reviewing and negotiating various types of commercial agreements (including RFQ/RFP) with customers, subcontractors, alliance partners and vendors in support of sales, business development, research and development, and procurement groups across the company. 
  • Government contracting experience with a working knowledge of FAR and DFAR clauses. 
  • Knowledge of commercial law, including UCC, contract law, and export law. 
  • Solid judgment and business acumen and understanding of business operations. 
  • Candidate must be self-motivated and possess strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to lead as well as collaborate and function well in a team environment. 
  • Excellent judgment, strong organizational skills, and driven work ethic. 
  • Self-motivated and efficient, with ability to work independently and under pressure and handle multiple projects and deadlines in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Some travel will be required. 

 AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V 

Westminster, MA

Summary – Job Responsibilities – Activities:

The Test Engineering position is a “hands-on” role that will focus on component and system level testing of complex electronic, cryogenic, and vacuum equipment for use in military applications. The successful candidate will be self-motivated and will bring a high level of initiative and energy, to the position and will work directing with the manufacturing, engineering, and quality groups in the organization. 

Functions:

  • Qualification/End of cycle testing for the components and systems mentioned above. 
  • Research, design, develop and test electronic equipment and systems at AMSC including; circuity components, analog and digital computing equipment, and control and test equipment. 
  • Execute Dynamic Testing including Random & Sine Vibration, Classical & SRS Shock, Acceleration 
  • Develop Instrumentation Testing including ICP & Charge mode Pressure Transducers, Oscilloscopes, Charge Amplifiers and Signal Conditioners, Constant Current Supplies, Digital and Analog Filters, Thermocouples, Humidity Probes and Pressure Sensors
  • Perform critical current of superconductor wire in cryogenic environments
  • Proficient in LabVIEW development 
  • Preparation of test equipment specifications, process study, research investigations, report preparation and other activities of limited scope requiring knowledge of principles, practices, and techniques commonly employed in the specific area of assignments  
  • Develop and facilitate execution of validation test plans, address issues using sound engineering approaches
  • Gather, process and correlate data, recognize discrepancies in results and follow operations through a series of related detailed steps or processes
  • Create wiring diagrams and schematics for custom SCADA systems

Education – Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) and a minimum 5 years of engineering experience, electrical engineering preferred. 
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience with proficiency in a testing environment with a complete understanding of component function and testing requirements. 
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience with manufacturing processes, drawings and standards. Fully understands a system and its components. 
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in aerospace and defense. 
  • National Instruments Certification a plus
  • Proficient with Solidworks a plus

Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:

  • Thorough working knowledge of the basic electrical principles such as Ohm’s Law and electrical power dissipation
  • Ability to design and build SCADA systems to measure current, voltage, temperature, and pressure
  • Ability to log, processes, and interpret collected data.
  • Knowledge of accuracy analyses, instrumentation calibration theory and tolerance stack-ups. . 
  • Independent unit testing, debugging, software/hardware integration.
  • U.S. Citizenship is a requirement
  • Proficiency with  MIL-SPECs a plus
  • Limited Travel (10%)
  • Proof of Covid-19 Vaccination Required

AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V

 

This role will be at our Neeltran location, please use this link, https://www.neeltran.com/about-us/careers.html to apply.

Summary – Job Responsibilities:

The Electrical Engineering Design Technician, under the direction of Project Design Engineers, will design electrical circuits for controls, power, and plumbing sections of rectifier units from the electrical point of view.

Responsibilities shall include but are not limited to:

  • Design of electrical circuits/schematics for controls, power section and plumbing sections of large power conversion equipment.
  • Design electrical schematics is AutoCAD Electrical and AutoCAD software
  • Select/specify components and make bills of materials.
  • Work with the mechanical department for the definition of the lay-out of the electrical panels and electrical equipment (rectifier plus transformer).
  • Preparation of all the necessary documentation for the workshop and the purchasing department such as drawings and specifications for buying the components.
  • Preparation of the necessary documentation for the client.
  • Continuous improve including standardization of the products to increase the quality/price ratio, increase design efficiency and reduce delivery time.

Education – Experience:

  • Academic background in Electrical Engineering and/or Electrical Engineering Technology. Trained to read and/or manipulate electrical schematics with AutoCAD and AutoCAD Electrical software.
  • Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:
  • Direct experience in electrical power and controls circuits design of large power supplies ( 1000 amps to 100,000 amps DC).
  • Foundation in electrical circuits and basic I-phase and 3-phase power system calculations. Experience and/or Coursework related to power electronics, power transformers, rectifiers, and related controls and accessories.
  • General computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc).

Any other training requirements/ comments:

  • AutoCAD Electrical training will be provided and paid by Neeltran.

AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V

 

Ayer, MA

Summary – Job Responsibilities – Activities:

The Oracle Business Analyst – Supply Chain will support the business through analysis and design, trouble-shooting system issues, documenting business requirements and technical specifications, identifying technology solutions, performing system testing, and providing configuration and end-user support of supply chain management, inventory, MRP, WIP, Manufacturing, Order Management and Shipping. 

Functions:

  • Ensure ITGC SoX controls are operating effectively by proactively eliminating potential deficiencies – apply technology and triggers to enhance compliance
  • Engage with primarily Operational business stakeholders to gather/analyze requirements and map them to solutions that leverage the ERP application.
  • Develop end-to-end business process flow diagrams for all related business processes.
  • Work with the team to analyze, diagnose and resolve unpredictable and varied problems using diverse methods and tools.
  • Develop and conduct test cases, end-to-end testing, and functional/regression testing.
  • Document company-specific user instructions and conduct end-user training.
  • Facilitate requirements workshops, documenting detailed functional, technical, reporting & data requirements.
  • Provide support to Supply Chain, Manufacturing and Engineering teams, and act as the primary point of contact for Super User / Business Admin support. 
  • Write business requirement documents for reports, interfaces, data conversions and application extensions.

Education – Experience:

  • 10-12 years of Oracle eBusiness Suite functional and technical exposure from Supply Chain, Inventory and Manufacturing perspective.
  • 12-14 years of Techno/Functional experience in Oracle Financial and Manufacturing Modules. Oracle Supply Chain Management Applications (MRP, Work in Process, Purchasing, Inventory, iProcurement, iSupplier, Project Manufacturing and Order to Cash (Order Management and Shipping). Multi-site MRP Planning knowledge is a must have for this job.

Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:

  • Oracle Agile is a plus. Need to be able to act as liaison between Business Users and Offshore Developers from PLM point of view discussion
  • Specializes in the development of Oracle software solutions utilizing expertise in requirements definition, business analysis, design, systems integration, and implementation.
  • Self-motivated, result-oriented with strong analytical skills. Good at problem solving and with good communication skills.
  • Functional – 75% and Technical – 25%
  • Must have worked on Oracle Apps Support projects in the past.
  • Experience in developing, testing, implementing and supporting integrated solutions in various Oracle financial applications.
  • Good SQL & PL/SQL & Oracle development experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of Oracle Forms and Reports development including XML Publisher.
  • Good Communication and interpersonal skills required
  • Ability to work with a Global Users group and ready to travel overseas.
  • Experience pulling data from the database.
  • Ability to identify functionality gaps and develop solutions for them.
  • Working on large projects / programs (covering many regions / many business areas).
  • Working experience in performance optimization.
  • US Citizen
  • Proof of Covid-19 Vaccination required

AMSC is an EEO M/F/D/V