Power Electronic Engineer

Traction Power Substations division – Network Expertise and Simulation team

  • Location: Geneva, Switzerland
  • Career Category: Research, Development, Design, Engineering

Your Mission

  • Technical support to customer projects and sales departments
  • Study, dimensioning and specification of electric equipment and power converters (rectifiers, inverters, transformers, filters, etc.) related to railway traction application according to relevant standards (EN, IEC, ANSI, IEEE)
  • Calculation of short-circuit currents, definition of earthing systems and stray currents assessment
  • Research and validation of components and subsets, semiconductors, magnetics, fuses, …
  • Network power simulation for railway (metro, tramway, train) and coordination of protection
  • Willingness to learn and meet standards, active participation to committees
  • Design tests and type tests supervision
  • Preparation of folders RAMS, AMDEC and LCC according to standards


Your Profile

  • Minimum 5 years successful experience as power electrical engineer in one of the following fields: Railway application, electric power distribution high/middle voltage, industrial power converter
  • MSc/PhD in Electrical Engineering or Power Electronic Engineering, focused on Power & Energy
  • You are fluent in English and French
  • You are able to work in a multidisciplinary team, outgoing personality
  • You have the ambition to solve complex problems from a blank sheet and you have strong communication skills, committed to satisfy customers

What We Offer

We are an international company offering good social conditions and a great working environment and atmosphere.

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  • Sécheron SA - Geneva, Switzerland
  • HR department
  • Rue du Pré-Bouvier 25

    1242 Satigny – Geneva


  • hr.geneva@secheron.com
  • +41 22 739 41 11