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Electrical Engineer

Location: Cheshire, CT
Job Type: Temp To Perm
Hourly: $50.00 - $55.00
Degree: Bachelor of Science;
Date: 12/6/2017
Job ID: 02548159
Job Description
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Design, build, test, and document electronic products from concept through production.
  • Conduct system functional tests, and trouble-shoot equipment as required.
  • Prepare product drawings, schematics and bills of material that meet project requirements.
  • Perform and document calculations supporting designs.
  • Deliver results on time and on budget.
  • Develop and document test and production procedures.
  • Provide ongoing technical assistance to manufacturing.
  • Assist with project planning, management, and scheduling.
 
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.
 
  • Five or more years of experience designing, building, and testing hardware and firmware for embedded systems.
  • Embedded microcontroller based hardware design, including peripheral devices such as A-D converters, voltage/current switches/regulators/controllers/monitors, batteries, solar panels, and charging system controllers.
  • The ability to orchestrate all aspects of an embedded microcontroller based PCB design/implementation is required. The candidate must be able to coordinate all aspects of such, including but not limited to selection of ancillary components such as connectors, cables, etc.
  • Expert knowledge of schematic capture software such as OrCAD or equivalent.
  • Direct experience with wireless communication technologies, including knowledge/experience with proper PC board/System level design so as to preclude electromagnetic compatibility issues within an RF/Embedded microcontroller context.
  • Embedded real-time coding in C and/or assembly language, at least at the hardware peripheral level is a plus.
  • Knowledge of communications protocols i.e. TCP/IP etc.
  • Experienced in obtaining regulatory approvals.
  • Experience leading, or participating in, hazard and operability (HAZOP) studies.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle high-level multi-tasking.
  • Ability to work on multiple, simultaneous projects at various levels of support and responsibility.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
 
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
  • BS+ in Electrical Engineering or Science or equivalent work experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Team player able to work well with others in a dynamic, changing environment.
  • Self-starter who consistently demonstrates accountability and dedication to all team members.
  • Strong work ethic with a desire to get things done, and a willingness to work overtime to meet deadlines.
  • Detail oriented.
 
COMPUTER SKILLS:
  • Expert knowledge of schematic capture packages.
  • Experience with mathematical and simulation tools i.e. LabView.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Able to save and maintain electronic files.