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HIL Systems Engineer I, II, III or SeniorNewport News, VA | Job ID 32121

  • Job ID 32121
  • Division Mining
  • Organization Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News Co.
  • Area of employment Research / development
  • Country United States
  • Entry level Professionals
  • Type of contract full time
  • Date of entry 7-23-2021

The HIL Systems Engineer researches, develops, designs, maintains, manages and operates Hardware In Loop (HIL) systems to validate and verify mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic PLC software and associated control logic for use in large mining haul trucks.

Responsibilities

  • HIL Systems Engineer 1:
  • Conducts test of software systems on hardware in loop simulators.
  • Writes test procedures to evaluate software features based on requirements and specifications.
  • Configures and programs vehicle PLC and HIL simulator for testing
  • Confers with Engineers and other personnel to develop operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions, and provide technical information.
  • Responsible for creating HIL automated test cases and test protocols while maintaining HIL testing best practices.
  • Participates in the Engineering Development Program.
  • HIL Systems Engineer 2:
  • All duties of HIL Systems  Engineer 1, plus:
  • Develops and designs HIL test system for mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and electro-mechanical systems for use on large mining haul trucks.
  • Researches solutions to optimize system designs and parameters with analytical methods.
  • Performs system calculations and/or simulations to create plant models for HIL testing.
  • Reads and follows HIL Systems procedures to perform HIL Systems activities.
  • Works with other SW developers to research and analyze the best method to test a specific SW feature.
  • Reads and interprets maintenance and operators manuals, technical drawings, basic electrical or hydraulic schematics, engineering specifications, and reports.
  • Writes a technical report at the completion of a SW test and provides feedback to the requesting Engineer on the results.
  • Uses PC based data analysis software to verify data integrity and post process SW test data.
  • Works independently or as a team member with other engineers, technicians, and field service personnel to complete a HIL Systems project.
  • HIL Systems Engineer 3:
  • All duties of HIL Systems  Engineer 2, plus:
  • Creates schematic representations of mechanical, hydraulic, and electro mechanical systems.
  • Interfaces with other disciplines (Mechanical, Hydraulic, Electrical, Drive system, etc.) to create HIL specifications that define control system simulation necessary for verifying haul truck software and to specify required HIL test system components.
  • Works independently and as a team member with other engineers, designers, and production personnel or on ad hoc projects.
  • Analyzes data and writes technical reports. Uses the data, observations, and engineering experience to draw conclusions from the results and compare to the engineering specification if available. Determines root cause of failure or makes recommendations for improvement.
  • Proposes, researches, designs, and analyzes new in-house HIL Systems equipment.
  • Leads the HIL Systems activities required for R&D research projects into new truck technologies.
  • Leads HIL Systems Engineers or Technicians in the installation and operation of HIL system equipment for repair and upgrades.
  • Works with major component suppliers (engine, drive system, etc.) or customers on joint SW Systems projects. Acts as the point of contact for the HIL Systems Group.
  • HIL Systems Engineer 4 (Senior):
  • All duties of HIL Systems  Engineer 3, plus:
  • Estimates time and cost requirements for the development and implementation of haul truck HIL test systems.
  • Develops detailed test plans to initiate both component and system level testing and validation.
  • Responsible for planning, managing, and optimizing the HIL test system to achieve maximum test efficiency, HIL test system uptime, and HIL test system utilization.
  • Researches and analyzes customer design proposals, specifications, manuals, and other data.
  • Trains, mentors, and develops HIL Systems Engineers and other personnel on procedures, advanced data analysis concepts, and best practices related to HIL Systems testing.
  • Acts as the technical expert for the engineering department in specialized areas of complex system troubleshooting and HIL Systems technology.
  • Leads SW System Verification and Validation planning through execution to include system certification.
  • Works with Engineering, Sales and Product Management to review customer requirements to ensure products meet national or international standards.
  • Plans and executes multiple projects in parallel including resource allocation and logistics

Competencies

Education & Experience:

  • HIL Systems Engineer 1:A Master Science Degree or Master of Engineering Degree (M.S./ M.E.) or, a Bachelor of Science Degree (BSME/MET) or, Associate of Science Degree (ASEE) with 10 years of relevant mechanical experience in an engineering environment.
  • HIL Systems Engineer 2:A Master Science Degree or Master of Engineering Degree (M.S./ M.E.) with 1 year of relevant mechanical experience in an engineering environment or, a Bachelor of Science Degree (BSME/MET) with 2 years of relevant mechanical experience in an engineering environment.
  • HIL Systems Engineer 3:A Master Science Degree or Master of Engineering Degree (M.S./ M.E.) with 4 to 6 years of relevant mechanical experience in an engineering environment or, a Bachelor of Science Degree (BSME/MET) with 6 to 8 years of relevant mechanical experience in an engineering environment.
  • HIL Systems Engineer 4 (Senior):A Master Science Degree or Master of Engineering Degree (M.S./ M.E.) with 6 to 8 years of relevant mechanical experience in an engineering environment or, a Bachelor of Science Degree (BSME/MET) with 8 to 10 years of relevant mechanical experience in an engineering environment.
  • HIL Systems Engineer 1:
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as algebra, probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Knowledge of CAD and 3D modeling software (ex. Creo) preferred, but not required.
  • Knowledge of system modeling techniques and demonstrated experience in Matlab/Simulink.
  • Knowledge of HIL system principles, architecture and hardware solutions.
  • Knowledge of HIL system software tools (ex. dSPACE Control Desk, Automation Desk, and Synect).
  • Knowledge of embedded systems/PLC for the purposes of facilitating tests and/or debug.
  • Knowledge of basic low voltage controls and electrical circuits.
  • Ability to review and interpret specifications that describe system function and logic and create verification test criteria based on these requirements
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance manuals, and procedure manuals, software specifications.
  • HIL Systems Engineer 2:
  • Demonstrated proficiency of HIL Systems  Engineer 1, plus:
  • Ability to design, develop, and maintain plant models, test cases and HIL automation scripts.
  • Knowledge of industrial hydraulics, mechanical and electro-mechanical systems.
  • Ability to mathematically model mechanical, hydraulic, and basic electrical systems.
  • Ability to interpret and develop detailed technical requirements and follow requirements based testing principles.
  • Skilled in system modeling techniques and demonstrated experience in Matlab/Simulink.
  • Ability to create schematics depicting system operation and design.
  • Ability to review and post process machine data logs to develop future system operational parameters using nCode Glyphworks or similar.
  • Skilled in common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Skilled in the application and use of basic sensor and data acquisition concepts and best practices.
  • Skilled in the installation and configuration of truck software
  • Ability to adapt to diverse testing situations and challenges at customer’s site, supplier’s site, or in-house HIL Systems lab.
  • Ability to understand and troubleshoot system logic.
  • Knowledge of the interpretation of DFMEA and DOE.
  • Knowledge of technical fundamentals of mining truck operation and control.
  • Knowledge of basic mobile equipment hydraulics.
  • Knowledge of using basic data displays such as time history plots and histograms.
  • Utilizes business ERP systems to check parts availability or search for Bill of Materials (BOMs) and engineering drawings.
  • HIL Systems Engineer 3:
  • Demonstrated proficiency of HIL Systems  Engineer 2, plus:
  • Knowledge of Project Management tools (ex. Microsoft Project).
  • Ability to accurately scope technical projects and develop supporting documentation.
  • Expert in system modeling techniques and demonstrated experience in Matlab/Simulink or in test automation.
  • Skilled in HIL Hardware design and HIL strategy for software Verification and Validation.
  • Skilled the interpretation of DFMEA and DOE.
  • Skilled in technical fundamentals of mining truck operation and control.
  • Skilled in basic mobile equipment hydraulics.
  • Skilled in basic low voltage controls and electrical circuits.
  • Skilled in using basic data displays such as time history plots and histograms.
  • Skilled in using basic electrical and computer concepts to perform HIL Systems activities.
  • Skilled in understanding and troubleshooting system logic.
  • Knowledge of HIL Systems planning and managing projects.
  • Knowledge of AC drive system controls and its application on mining trucks
  • Knowledge of the application and use of advanced sensor and data acquisition concepts and best practices.
  • Ability to apply advanced engineering concepts to practical situations.
  • Skilled in adapting to diverse testing situations and challenges at customer’s site, supplier’s site, or in-house HIL Systems lab.
  • HIL Systems Engineer 4 (Senior):
  • Demonstrated proficiency of HIL Systems  Engineer 3, plus:
  • Expert in HIL test automation for test execution.
  • Expert in HIL Hardware design and HIL strategy for software Verification and Validation.
  • Knowledge of financial data and cross-functional costing procedures.
  • Skilled in acting as the technical expert in at least one advanced plant model subsystem.
  • Skilled in the application of HIL Systems planning and managing projects.
  • Skilled in AC drive system controls and its application on mining trucks.
  • Skilled in applying advanced mobile equipment hydraulic concepts to HIL Systems ing programs.
  • Skilled in the application and use of advanced sensor and data acquisition concepts and best practices.
  • Skilled in applying advanced engineering concepts to practical situations.
  • Ability to engage in advanced engineering discussions and correspondence.
  • Experienced, skillful negotiator able to find consensus within a group with diverse opinions
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Ability and willingness to make decisions of consequence.
  • Skilled in planning, managing, and directing resources and managing projects including the use of project management software.
  • Additional Requirements:
  • Is expected to travel nationally and internationally up to 20% to customer or supplier sites.
  • Ability to complete and maintain mine certifications or safety training such as Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) hazard training.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license and passport.

Our Offer

An interesting and ambitious role in a successful international company. We offer a secure work environment with a comprehensive benefits package that includes major medical, dental and vision insurance, 401K plan with company match, paid vacation and personal days and competitive salary.

Have we awoken your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your online application. If you have any questions, please contact Monica Collins at: [email protected]

Liebherr is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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  • Job ID 32121
  • Division Mining
  • Organization Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News Co.
  • Area of employment Research / development
  • Country United States
  • Entry level Professionals
  • Type of contract full time
  • Date of entry 7-23-2021

The company

In line with its international growth, Liebherr’s venture into the United States began in 1970. Within a couple of years, the company expanded and completed its production facilities in Newport News, VA for its product line of hydraulic excavators. It was later converted into Liebherr’s manufacturing facility for mining trucks and remains home to Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News, Co.  In addition to its production facility, Liebherr markets a wide variety of products and technologies through its companies located across the United States. The companies are Liebherr-Aerospace Saline, Inc., Liebherr Gear Technology, Inc., Liebherr Automation Systems, Co., and Liebherr USA, Co., the umbrella company for eight divisions that are positioned across the United States.​

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Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News Co.

4100 Chestnut Avenue

23607 Newport News, VA

United States

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Monica Collins

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