Sr. Electrical Engineer

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Published: April 16, 2024
Highland, IL
Job Type
Based on Experience


Sr. Electrical Engineer

In this position, design areas mainly include protective relays, voltage regulators and exciters, genset controllers, and power bridges. Priorities will vary with the company’s product plans.

Reports to: Electrical Engineering Manager

We are looking for someone with a strong emphasis in digital electronics / microprocessor / FPGA design, embedded software, and Xilinx experience is a plus.

Essential Duties:

  • Assist in establishing design criteria to meet customer requirements.
  • Design unit per design specification or per sales design data or per individual customer specification.
  • Coordinate electrical design with firmware/software engineer so the system will integrate properly.
  • Supervise other engineers and technicians assigned to a particular project.
  • Evaluate design concepts through a theoretical study, a breadboard and a prototype, having design reviews as necessary.
  • Record design and test data.
  • Release to Mechanical Engineering section when design has been confirmed, with approved schematics and electrical bill of materials.
  • Use standard parts and circuits when possible and calculate stress information on all components used in design.
  • Write Theory of Operation.
  • Verify correctness of final schematics, printed circuit boards, and bill of material.
  • Assist Technical Writer in writing manual and sales bulletin on products designed.
  • Estimate material and engineering effort required on jobs being quoted as assigned by Supervisor.
  • Keep current engineering estimate sheets and work schedules.
  • Candidates may be using the following software: Vivado, Altium, MATLAB / Simulink, Micro-Cap circuit simulation, LTspice, Dymola.
  • Generate quotes in response to sales/marketing inputs.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.


  • BSEE Degree or equivalent.
  • 6 years' electrical design experience.
  • Travel as required for training, support of project tasks, product issues, or other design or job related needs.
  • Proficient computer skills.


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • 401k
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • AD&D Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance
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