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Electrical Applications Engineer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Salary: US$80000 - US$105000 per year
  • Job reference: 208831/001_1538577756
  • Sector: Engineering and Maintenance, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 03/10/2018

Electrical Applications Engineer needed for a Leading Global Manufacturing Organization - Greater Chicago Area

A $4B leading Global manufacturing company is looking for a specific talent to fill an Electrical Applications Engineer position. This individual will be responsible for interpreting Engineering specifications to develop electrical designs and applications. Using existing schematics, the Electrical Applications Engineer will design new circuits and physical electrical applications that meet the design intention of each project. The tasks include circuit design, cable section, interface design and selection, and circuit breaker sizing. Design high and low voltage circuits to interface to several control circuits and systems.

If you are looking for a stable and challenging career in a Global organization - This is the move for you!


* Analyze and interpret customer and engineering specifications to develop electrical schematics and application drawings

* Understand software options that satisfy customer requirements, and their impact on the electrical schematic

* Manage, coordinate, and communicate status of all electrical application deliverables per customer order or shop schedule

* Identify and resolve electrical application issues that arise during manufacturing or end product testing

* Conduct design reviews as required for all phases of electrical application development

* Effectively communicate issues impacting electrical applications to the appropriate design areas for resolution

* Produce all necessary documentation of electrical designs as required for drafting, manufacturing, and service department

* Stays abreast of new electrical technology and potential impact in locomotive design.

The ideal candidate will have the following skill set:

* Minimum 5 years' experience designing electrical applications or systems
* Bachelors of Engineering, Electrical degree preferred
* Above average electrical troubleshooting skills

* Ability to read and understand electrical schematics and drawings

* Training / experience in electrical controls including machines, control, and power systems

* Excellent written and oral communications skills