The Project Engineer will be accountable for maintaining the design of the Wave System at the Surf Ranch in Lemoore, California, and will primarily be based at the facility. Additional travel will be required. The Project Engineer will develop and implement improvements to the system, providing input to the product engineering team for the development of new products and adapting designs from new products for use at the Surf Ranch as appropriate.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Identifying potential design improvements to quantifiably improve the reliability, maintainability and cost-effective operation of the system
  • Conducting research to evaluate potential equipment and process changes or improvements
  • Create detailed plans and manage the effort for design, test, and implementation of any changes to the system
  • Recruit, evaluate, and coordinate with vendors for engineering, fabrication, test, installation of any system modifications
  • Provide ongoing technical support to the site maintenance team
  • Provide technical review and input to the design process for new equipment for all of the company equipment/sites
  • Ensuring that all as-build documentation is accurate by reviewing drawings against equipment, making updates in AutoCad and following the established documentation control process
  • Cultivating relationships with design, fabrication, test, and implementation partners

Skills & Qualifications

  • Minimum of 10 years in a professional engineering role ideally working with systems in current operation, of which 3 years are in a lead engineer or project manager role
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent, preferably electrical or electronics
  • Ability to create and maintain proposals, plans, schedules, and reports to manage work
  • Highly disciplined maintenance of documentation and adherence to procedures
  • Experience with large industrial systems, preferably including:
    • Complex networked process control systems; particularly with Siemens products
    • Hydraulically actuated mechanisms
    • Large motors and VFDs
    • High power electrical distribution
  • Electrical Controls skill set
  • Knowledge of Autocad and drafting systems

Personal Attributes

  • Above all, integrity and honesty
  • Keen attention to detail and insistence on accuracy of information
  • Unafraid to point out deficiencies and ask for help
  • Demonstrate resourcefulness when resources are scarce
  • An open and collaborative nature
  • Effective and proactive communication style
  • Ability to work with all team members at varying levels, providing in-depth explanation, coaching, and reminders as required for effective collaboration

About KSWC

Kelly Slater Wave Company (KSWC) is an innovative wave technology company. KSWC is the first company to develop a formula that combines cutting edge science, engineering, and design to create the longest, open-barrel, high-performance wave in existence. The Wave System can mimic the power, speed, and experience found in the best ocean waves. As envisioned by 11-time world champion Kelly Slater, KSWC was created to evolve the sport of surfing by making it more accessible. The company is creating world-class, high-performance training centers where top athletes can perfect their talent. In addition, the company is looking at development applications for surfers of any level to enjoy the best man-made waves.

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