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EVSE Compliance Engineer

Company: DEKRA North America
Location: Concord
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Summary of Position:

At DEKRA, we are passionate about the future of mobility and the exciting opportunities presented by electric vehicles. We have partnered with the California Energy Commission to transform the transportation sector towards its 2030 ZEV goals, improve interoperability, and ensure a seamless charging experience for consumers in California and across the country. The DEKRA Vehicle-grid Innovation Laboratory (ViGIL) will offer a range of state-of-the-art testing and certification services for electric vehicle manufacturers, suppliers, device manufacturers, electric vehicle charging station manufacturers, charging point operators, and service providers.

DEKRA is looking for a skilled and highly motivated individual to provide compliance and testing support in the areas of safety, and communications/controls protocol for the development of advanced charging equipment to establish and support operations at the newly DEKRA ViGIL initiative. This role will include testing with vehicle manufacturers and EVSE manufacturers.

DEKRA is one of the world's leading testing, inspection and certification (TIC) companies offering innovative professional services in the fields of vehicle inspection, expert appraisals, industrial product testing & certification, management system certifications, leadership consulting, and much more. DEKRA is a purpose-driven organization with a deep passion to make the world a safer place on the road, at work and home. At DEKRA North America, you will be part of a growing organization with a near 100-year history employing over 45,000 employees in more than 60 countries around the globe.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Establish DEKRA's ViGIL Lab capabilities
  • Develop and/or maintain Lab procedures for Vehicle-Grid charging products per applicable national and international standards
  • Work w/ other team members in the specification and planning of test equipment purchases
  • Integrate new test equipment into existing maintenance and calibration process
  • Lead the development of test fixtures/jigs for charging products testing
  • Define, plan, coordinate and execute applicable compliance tests
  • Prepare, setup, and perform tests as defined in a compliance Test Plan
  • Write test reports and maintain all compliance related technical documents
  • Monitor relevant standards defining charging systems
  • Obtain and/or maintain lab accreditations

    Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Electrical Engineering or other relevant/equivalent technical training/minimum degree
    • Hands on experience with testing and evaluating electrical equipment to national and international standards
    • Hands-one experience with Keysight EV Simulators, Power sources and Grid Emulators, related Software test suites such as EVSE Test Bundles, TTCN framework etc. is a plus
    • Proficiency in defining tests, setting up, and working with basic laboratory tools (multimeters, oscilloscopes, network analyzers, signal generators etc.) on high power AC and DC equipment.
    • Previous experience working, and interfacing with certification bodies and/or programs such as OCA, CharIN
    • Experience with ISO 15118 and IEC IEC 61851-x standards

      Required Education & Experience:

      • Bachelor's degree in Electrical and Electronics / Electronics and Communication / Industrial / Mechanical Engineering or similar

        Desired Experience:

        • Greater than 2 years of professional experience in Electrical Vehicle Charging field.
        • Greater than 5 years of professional engineering or technical-related experience is preferred.

          Physical Demands:

          • Ability to move and conduct work with full range of motion.
          • Ability tomove equipment up to 130 lbs
          • Extended periods of computer-based work
          • Extended periods of standing

            Required Travel:

            • Domestic travel required, estimated up to 50%.

              Benefits:

              DEKRA North America strives to provide a competitive benefits package to employees and promotes the physical, emotional, and financial well-being. Colleagues can self-select from our benefits to create a package unique to their needs. These benefits include access to competitive health care and retirement benefits, paid time off, mental health well-being resources, and opportunities to learn and develop. Below is a list of benefits we offer our colleagues:

              Health & Well-being Benefits:

              • Health care benefits: medical, dental, and vision
              • Paid time off such as vacation, sick leave, and floating holidays
              • Mental and emotional support resources through our Employee Assistance Program
              • Wellness Program to increase activity and health habits, with ability to earn participation rewards

                Financial Benefits:

                • Participation in a 401(k) plan, with an employer match
                • Company Paid Short-Long Term Disability benefits
                • Flexible Spending Account for eligible health care and dependent care expenses
                • Group term life insurance with options to buy-up for self and others.

                  Growth and Development Benefits:

                  • Education Assistance Plan
                  • Internal training and development resources to grow your career
                  • Annual Career Goal Setting

                    We hope you'll consider a career with DEKRA North America as we strive to become the Global Partner for a Safe World!

                    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

                    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: DEKRA North America, Concord , EVSE Compliance Engineer, Engineering , Concord, California

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