CAREERS

The following represent brief/broad descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all duties/responsibilities and requisite skills associated with the position.

 

Senior Design & Draftsman

SUMMARY

We are continually working on the next iterations of our products that are currently serving the Electric Utility Industry. Introducing new technology and enhancements while remaining compatible with the products that are already in the field is key. Our customers demanding applications require designs that are configurable to their exact requirements. This is a top priority when designing. The Designer will work hand in hand with Manufacturing and Engineering to ensure every angle is considered for both Performance and Manufacturability. The incumbent shall be well versed in both electrical and mechanical design and communicate well with engineering contributors, vendors, customers, and fabrication personnel.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Turn ideas into detailed plans for engineering and manufacturing.
  • Designs products using DFM (Design for Manufacturability) methods.
  • Configures designs to be efficiently produced with a wide range of customer options.
  • Ensures that all information on the drawings is clearly and accurately presented, so that the procurement, fabrication, assembly, testing, and inspection can be accomplished smoothly in order to provide the highest quality and lowest cost product for our customers.
  • Provides technical information concerning mechanical design’s packaging techniques materials properties.
  • Directs and coordinates with manufacturing the building of a prototype, model of the product or system.
  • Consults with research and development team members to clarify or resolve problems.
  • Capable of preparing three-dimensional mechanical layouts in “Solidworks” software which can be translated into production drawings.
  • Comply with all work rules, including but not limited to, the Company’s safety and attendance policies.

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepares or directs preparation of product or system layout and detailed drawings and schematics.
  • Keeps abreast of rapidly changing technologies inherent in the electronic industry.
  • Capable of performing tolerance studies to ensure mechanical fits and avoid mechanical interferences.
  • Possesses a thorough understanding of industry standards such as UL specifications regarding safety and testing requirements
  • Conducts design reviews with manufacturing, engineering, quality, and marketing on new product designs.
  • Use of “Dataworks” parts control
  • Safely handles products or equipment in order to prevent injury to handler or damage to product. 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • 5-10 years related engineering experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Experience in electrical design is preferred.
  • A thorough knowledge in electrical/mechanical field of OEM equipment
  • Experience in working in a manufacturing environment dealing with microprocessor based products for Power System industry.

SKILLS

  • Industrial electronic packaging design
  • Electrical Cabinet design
  • Rack Mount Cabinet design
  • Proficient in the use of computer aided design tools: “Autocad”, “Solidworks”

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical specifications.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

  • Ability to apply mathematical skills to perform tolerance studies.

EQUIPMENT/TOOLS

 Lab equipment as required, telephone, copier, calculator, measurement instruments and computer.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Employee must not present a direct threat to the health and safety of themselves or others. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Our Compensation Package includes a Competitive Salary, Paid Vacation and Holidays, Profit Sharing, 401(k) Plan, Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Life Assistance Program (LAP), Corporate Chaplain and Educational Assistance.