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Electrical Engineer

Boise, Idaho 83716 | Contract

Post Date: 10/23/2017 Job ID: 73372 Category: Electrical and Electronics Engineers

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Responsible for the design, development, testing, and implementation of Electrical Engineering projects.  Leads teams in design of plans, schematics and wire running lists.  Maintains good working relationships with clients, staff, and outside contractors.  Partners with team members and ensures that established goals and deadlines are met.  Ensures compliance with safety regulations and requirements.  Actively communicates within and across departments on status of projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Designing, developing, and assembling projects from concept to final assembly.
  • Technical Leader for individual design and assembly projects for locomotive electrical propulsion, power distribution systems, rotating electric machines, auxiliary power and control systems.
  • Stays informed of new technologies, trends, and regulations in mechanical and structural engineering. 
  • Applies innovative technologies to designs.
  • Analyze design proposals, specifications, and requirements.  
  • Organize test programs to validate design.
  • Troubleshoots mechanical and structural systems as required.
  • Prepares and coordinates reports including proposals, budgets, and construction cost analyses.
  • Reviews procurement costs ensuring adherence to budgets and timetables.
  • Evaluates supplier’ s proposals and related documentation.
  • Prepares engineering, design, and assembly documents.
  • Ensures that safety regulations and requirements are met.
  • Assumes responsibility for establishing and maintaining effective communication, coordination, and working  relationships with area staff and management.
  • Delegates and prioritizes responsibilities of area staff.
  • Interacts with engineering team to assess machine functions and compliance to system specifications.
  • Tracks and resolves problems promptly and effectively.
  • Obtains and conveys information as needed.
  • Assumes responsibility for establishing and maintaining effective communication, coordination, and working relationships with customers, suppliers, and outside contacts.
  • Maintains client relationships. 
  • Interprets and implements customer needs.
  • Ensures that outside parties are well informed of operations and schedules.
  • Maintains relationships with regional government officials and procures necessary official documents.
  • Projects and maintains the Company’ s professional reputation. 

Position Requirements:
  • B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering or related field. 
  • M.S. Degree is a plus.
  • Registered professional engineering license is a plus.
  • Excellent understanding of Company operations and needs.
  • Thorough understanding of Electrical Engineering for Propulsion systems, Power distribution systems, rotating electric.
  • machines, auxiliary power systems and control systems.
  • Knowledge of IEEE code requirements.
  • Previous project management experience a plus.
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred a plus.
  • Able to prioritize projects.

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