Electrical Engineer - Automotive


Escondido, CA

Industry: Business Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 55 days ago

  by    Gary Daugenti

This job is for a candidate who possesses the ability to work in a fast-paced high-pressure environment while facing exciting and new challenges. The candidate will also need to possess the ability to multitask and communicate within the various levels of structure and supervision. The candidate will rotate between the production floor, our vehicles, and an office environment, and thus, requires a person who enjoys that diversity.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Use Microsoft Visio and/or Solidworks Electrical for schematic design and updates
  • Design and validate circuit functionality
  • Work with advanced vehicle powertrain design and integration
  • Work on medium and heavy-duty vehicle platforms
  • Responsible for component selection and validation

Required Qualifications:

  • Electrical Engineering experience minimum of 7 years
  • Experience in vehicle electrical design and schematic layout,
  • Ability to communicate effectively across disciplines and work levels
  • Ability to design or modify circuits for the purposes of automotive operation, performance, and safety
  • Knowledge of and ability to develop schematics using Solidworks Electrical
  • Troubleshooting experience with tools such as oscilloscopes, multi meters, Vector CANalyzer, and general problem-solving skills

· Must have understanding of vehicle sensors and associated I/O's

· Must have knowledge of or experience with CAN connected devices and J1939 communication protocol

· Must possess experience and understanding of high voltage DC as well as High Voltage single phase and three phase AC

Required Education/Certifications

  • A Bachelor's degree or higher in the field of Electrical Engineering

Required Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills:

  • A strong understanding of vehicle sensors and associated I/O's
  • Knowledge and experience with ECU's
  • Must possess a strong understanding of vehicle electrical design and schematic layout, with focus on retrofitting conventional vehicles with advanced alternatively fueled powertrains


$120K - $130K