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Electrical Engineer - Manufacturers Rd.

Company: Heatec, Inc.
Location: Chattanooga
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

BUILT TO CONNECTAstec is a global, environmentally focused infrastructure and manufacturing company of asphalt road building and aggregate processing. Our mission is to design and build the most innovative products for the industries we serve. Leveraging innovative solutions and technologies, we serve customers all over the world. ABOUT THE POSITIONThe Electrical Engineer is responsible for managing all technical aspects of electrical/electronic hardware and/or control software for new product development projects, as well as projects for continuous improvement of existing products.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (may include but not limited to)Uses computer-aided engineering, design software, and equipment to develop electrical/electronic design drawings and schematicsDevelops detailed drawings for new designs and modifications to existing designsDesigns and codes control software for new designs and modifications to existing designsLeads cross-functional electrical design reviews, including Design for ManufacturabilityLeads software design reviews for developed control softwareDevelops the electrical and software test plans for new designs and changes to existing designs, and coordinates the testing and validation using these plansCommunicates with Manufacturing on production issuesWorks with Purchasing Department and suppliers on new or existing componentsAssists customers, via telephone or on site, to resolve function and/or application issuesParticipates in customer meetings and travels to customer job sites and offices to promote good customer relations and assists customers in resolving function and/or application issues when requestedWorks with the Service Department to resolve field and warranty issuesWorks with the Technical Publications Department to develop and update operation/parts/service manualsWorks with mechanical design team to coordinate space claim and mounting provisions for component placement and harness routingKnowledgeable of all Astec products and the products of our direct competitors Projects a positive company image by interacting with fellow employees, customers and management in a cooperative, supportive and courteous manner; displays a professional attitude; complies with company dress codeCommunicates with individuals at all levels within the organizationDocuments assigned tasks as requiredPerforms work according to supervisor's directives when requestedAdheres to all Astec design and coding standardsPerforms engineering calculations as required during design cycleFollows all company policies and procedures at all timesFollows proper safety procedures at all timesWears personal protective equipment as requiredCleans work area dailyPerforms other duties as assignedMINIMUM EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE REQUIREDBachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Electrical/Electronic/Computer Engineering or related fieldSKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIREDJob-related Skills and AbilitiesProficient with computer-aided design softwareEngineering drawing reading and interpretation skillsKnowledge of electrical engineering systems of symbols, legends, shadings and linesAbility to work satisfactorily as a team memberGood communication skills (both verbal and written)Ability to handle sudden changes in project/priority and multiple tasks simultaneously in a positive fashionAbility to set, adjust and change daily prioritiesGood organization and time-management skillsWillingness to accept responsibility and take on new challengesAbility to exercise discretion and independent judgment on a customary and regular basisProficiency with personal computer and Microsoft Office Suite software applicationsAdept at problem solvingLanguage Skills Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulationsAbility to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manualsAbility to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general publicAbility to write routine reports and correspondence and effectively present information to customers and/or employees of organization and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general publicReasoning Ability Skills Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variablesMust have strong analytical and troubleshooting skillsOTHER REQUIREMENTSPre-employment drug screen, physical, and background checkFlexibility to work additional hours as requiredOccasional travel (including international)Valid driver's license and ability to safely operate a motor vehiclePREFERENCESProficiency with Solidworks, Solidworks Electrical, and Enterprise HarnessExperience with Plus 1 Guide, CoDeSys, C++, Telematics, hydraulic circuits, 12V/24V DC electric circuits and/or control systems for off-road construction equipmentTwo (2) years of related work experience preferred but recent graduates with a four-year electrical engineering degree are encouraged to applyKnowledge of manufacturing processesExperience in the design and manufacture of off-road construction equipmentAbility to type 40+WPM SAFETYAstec is dedicated to a culture of Behavior Based SAFETY and a Healthy Environment!Proficient in promoting safe and healthy work environment Notify area supervisor of product discrepancies or equipment malfunctionsAdhere to established company policies and procedures paying special attention to safety regulations Report defective materials, equipment, or questionable conditions to the area supervisor/manager to identify and correct the root cause Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in accordance with training guidelinesPHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to remain in a stationary position a minimum of 50% of the time, move and frequently operate a computer and other office equipment and occasionally properly employ objects, tools and/or controls. The employee is frequently required to communicate and exchange accurate information. The employee is regularly required to reach and occasionally attain non-standard physical positions for varying amounts of time. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.The employee must regularly transport up to 10 pounds and occasionally transport up to 25 pounds. Lifting devices must be used or help must be requested for anything over 25 pounds. Required to occasionally ascend/descend, balance and work at various heights.Ability to travel by land and/or air for extended periods of time.Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.Our Culture and ValuesEmployees that become part of Astec embody the values below throughout their work. Continuous devotion to meeting the needs of our customersHonesty and integrity in all aspects of businessRespect for all individualsPreserving entrepreneurial spirit and innovationSafety, quality and productivity as means to ensure successWORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to a climate-controlled office environment and is occasionally exposed to a shop manufacturing environment. Office environment exposures include frequent and extensive telephone and computer use. The noise level in the office setting is usually moderate consistent with an office environment. Shop manufacturing environment exposures include exposure to moving mechanical parts, machinery, tools and equipment, vibration, fumes or airborne particles, motorized vehicles, welding and machining operations, outside weather conditions and exposure to the risk of electric shock. The employee may occasionally be exposed to varying levels of dirt, dust, toxic or caustic chemicals, very warm and/or very chilly temperatures. The noise level in the shop can be very loud at times consistent with an industrial assembly facility and may require hearing protection.Mines, road construction and forestry job site exposures include exposure to climate conditions indicative of the geographic location and the season. Field duties require that the employee work in close proximity to heavy roadbuilding and construction equipment (dump trucks, loaders, cranes, crushers, pavers, cold planers, material transfer vehicles, stabilizers, wheel loaders, excavators, skidders, feller buncher, chippers, grinders etc.) and traffic associated with mines, road construction, forestry and recycling sites. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places, toxic or caustic chemicals, vibration and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in this environment is usually loud and may require hearing protection.The employee is occasionally exposed to travel hazards associated with automobile and/or airplane travel. Equal Opportunity EmployerAs an Equal Opportunity Employer, Astec does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, gender (sex), sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, citizenship status, a person's veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law or executive order.

Keywords: Heatec, Inc., Chattanooga , Electrical Engineer - Manufacturers Rd., Engineering , Chattanooga, Tennessee

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