Senior AMI Evaluation Engineer

Spectraforce

Westminster, California


12 days ago

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Job Title: Senior AMI Evaluation Engineer
Duration: 14 Months Assignment
Location: Westminster, CA 92683

Description:
We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior AMI Evaluation Engineer to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10 years of testing experience in advanced metering products and a strong background in evaluating Customer Grid Edge (CGE) and AMI solutions. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing detailed test plans, test cases, milestones, timelines, and product evaluation reports.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Evaluate CGE and AMI products and solutions by developing comprehensive test plans and cases. Lead the evaluation and testing of advanced metering infrastructure products.
  • Develop and execute comprehensive test plans to assess product performance against industry standards.
  • Analyze data from testing phases to identify trends, anomalies, and areas for improvement.
  • Provide technical guidance and support to engineering teams during product development and field trials.
  • Conduct Proof-of-concept (POC) product development and testing.
  • Perform field pilot testing and oversee production device testing and field implementation plans.
  • Develop detailed product and system technical specifications & requirements in collaboration with internal partners such as IT, Wireless Engineering, Meter Engineering, and Grid Tech Innovation teams.
  • Plan and execute POC device and platform qualification through lab testing, compliance certification, and various product acceptance phases.
  • Analyze test results, work with vendors to resolve issues, and implement resolutions to meet delivery and product delivery timelines.
  • Develop technical specifications and design requirements for CGE products and platforms based on business documents, use case plans, industry standards, and SCE’s foundational requirements.
  • Prepare detailed evaluation reports and present findings to stakeholders and executive leadership.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify system requirements and integrate AMI solutions into existing utility frameworks. 
Technical Skills:
  • Expertise in AMI technologies, including smart meters, communication modules, and data management systems.
  • Proficiency in testing methodologies, quality assurance, and product validation processes.
  • Strong knowledge of electrical engineering principles and grid infrastructure.
  • Familiarity with industry standards such as IEEE, ANSI, and IEC.
  • Experience with IoT, RF communications, and network protocols.
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex technical issues and provide effective solution.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or a related scientific/technical/math field.
  • A minimum of 10 years of engineering experience, specifically in product testing and evaluation.
  • Experience in product development within Metering or Grid Modernization devices.
  • Knowledge of electric grid planning, operations, and apparatus.
  • Familiarity with advanced analytics, machine learning, and data management systems.
  • Strong understanding of IEEE standards, IP protocols, and related technologies.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and project management skills.
  • Effective communication and collaboration abilities.          
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree in a technical field.
  • Experience with utility enterprise and/or grid information systems.
  • Experience with AMI technologies and data management systems.
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About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at: http://www.spectraforce.com
 
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at LOA@spectraforce.com if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $51.84/hr.