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Senior Electrical Engineer in Highland, IL at NextGen

Date Posted: 10/26/2018

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Job Description

Description

With little assistance, design electrical/electronic products as assigned. Reports to: Electrical Engineering Manager

Essential Duties

  • Assist in establishing design criteria to meet customer requirements.
  • Design unit per design specification, sales design data, or individual customer specification.
  • Coordinate electrical design with firmware/software engineer so that the system will integrate properly.
  • Direct the work of other engineers and technicians assigned to a particular project.
  • Evaluate design concepts through a theoretical study, a breadboard, and a prototype, with design reviews as necessary.
  • Record design and test data.
  • Release to the Mechanical Engineering group when the design has been confirmed with schematics and electrical bill of materials.
  • Use standard parts and circuits when possible and calculate stress information on all components used in the design.
  • Write Theory of Operation.
  • Verify correctness of final schematics, printed circuit boards, and bill of material.
  • Assist the Technical Writer to write the instruction manual and product bulletin for products as assigned by the manager.
  • Estimate material and engineering effort required on jobs being quoted as assigned by the manager.
  • Maintain current engineering estimate sheets and work schedules.
  • Generate quotes in response to sales/marketing inputs.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.
  • Requirements
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Six years of electrical design experience.
  • Travel as required for training, support of project tasks, product issues, or other design or job related needs.
  • Proficient computer skills.