Controls Engineer

Glastonbury, CT 06033
Full-time


PW Power Systems LLC (PWPS) is a group company of Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. PWPS has leveraged the advanced technology of Pratt & Whitney® proven aircraft engines and uniquely applied it to complex, power-system solutions to become a leader in the global energy market.

PWPS has more than 2,000 aero-derivative gas turbines installed in over 40 countries and prides itself on being superior in the gas turbine repair and overhaul sector. The PWPS gas turbine engine portfolio offers competitive, efficient, and flexible products that generate 30 to 140 MW of power. We value positioning partnerships with our customers and work collaboratively to create solutions that optimize energy productivity, reliability, and operational efficiency. Connect with us at www.pwps.com.

In this position, the candidate will be responsible for working with the PWPS Controls Engineering Group to implement new controls schemes or modify existing configurations. The preferred candidate shall possess familiarity with Woodward Graphic Application Program (GAP), Woodward NetSim, and MathWorks MATLAB and Simulink.

Job Summary

  • Design and implement new or existing code for gas turbine controls systems
  • Participate in programming, development, and testing of new products
  • Support new or existing equipment by providing online or in-person support
  • Develop and implement advanced technology solutions and enhancements to the control system
  • Work collaboratively with Engineering, Suppliers, Marketing, and customers to solve issues that may arise with our product

Special Skills

  • Familiarity with Woodward Governor or GE Control Systems
  • Program logic control systems with Woodward GAP, Emerson Ovation, or GE software
  • Modify existing turbine NetSim models using MathWorks MATLAB
  • Self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Understanding of mechanical and electrical components and schematics
  • Education/Experience*
  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science and/or Mechanical/Electrical Engineering
  • Five years Engineering experience in gas turbine controls design is required; gas turbine operational knowledge is a benefit

Additional Requirement

May require up to 25% travel (some international)

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