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Senior Electrical Engineer-Pika Energy

at Generac Power Systems, Inc. in South Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

Company PIKA Energy
Name Senior Electrical Engineer-Pika Energy
Req # 57797
Location South Portland CLEAN
Employment Type Full Time
Shift 1st

It is a challenge and an invitation. Most importantly, it is an opportunity to join an industry leader and lead the way on our Clean Energy Team. There has never been a better time to work at Generac. We are shaping the market and investing in new companies and new technologies that will assist us in becoming the global leader in the Energy Storage System Market. Our rapid growth equals rapid career advancement opportunities for those who want to be challenged and enjoy a fast-paced, high-performance culture.
Pika Energy, a subsidiary of Generac Power Systems, seeks an experienced, capable Senior Electrical Engineer to contribute to product development for a rapidly growing family of clean energy products produced through an international network of contract manufacturers. The Electrical Engineer will be responsible for ensuring that new and upgraded products meet design specifications and customer needs across a broad range of applications and operating conditions. He/she will work closely with leaders in Pika/Generac Product Management, Product Development, and Core Engineering groups, and communicate results for rapid feedback and learning.
This position is based in South Portland, Maine.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

Excellent Electrical Engineering Theory and component familiarity
Creativity and innovation in electronics and product design
Able to work well in a team environment and ability to be a team leader at times

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; and use hands to manipulate objects or controls. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk. On occasion the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific conditions of this job include are typical of frequent and continuous computer-based work requiring periods of sitting, close vision and ability to adjust focus. Occasional travel, including internationally.

"We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law."

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Contribute to and participate in creation of new and upgraded product designs
Design and review schematics to fulfill Product Requirements and Product Specification documents
Perform or support PCB layout for your design responsibilities.
Select and specify appropriate components necessary to support the design and create Costed Bills of Materials to demonstrate meeting cost targets.
Perform and support analyses to verify the design such as circuit simulation, DFMEA, efficiency, design margin, MTBF reliability
Contribute to or create project schedules to meet plans
Plan and perform Design Validation Tests of new designs and revisions
Participate in, and at times, lead Design Review of new designs and revisions
Contribute to required documentation such as install and user manuals, data sheets, application notes for
Support, and at times lead, product certification testing with NRTLs
Provide ongoing product support to technical support, operations, and contract manufacturers.
Participate in review and analysis of returned product. Investigate and propose root cause correction.
Create and review ECNs on products under your purview.


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline
5 or more years of industry experience, preferably in an electronic products company

Preferred Qualifications:

Power electronics experience
Grid interconnect requirements experience
Knowledge of PV, wind, or other distributed energy generation and storage
Hands on experience working with engineering lab test equipment such as oscilloscopes, function generators
Analog circuit design and Magnetic component design / specification
Familiarity with third party certification and testing (e.g. NRTL, environmental)
Project management experience

"We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law."

Generac Power Systems Inc. is an equal opportunity employer/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

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Job Posting: 669544

Posted On: Jan 15, 2022

Updated On: Apr 05, 2022