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Sample electrical engineer job description

The integrated services we provide our clients has made [Company X] a global leader in engineering power solutions. We’re searching for an innovative electrical engineer to join our development team and help grow our solutions-driven business model. From Day 1, the electrical engineer will work with various business units to design, develop, and usher to production our forward-thinking power solutions for clients, both domestic and international. The ideal candidate will be a creative thinker who’s quick to analyze a problem and even quicker to work toward the solution.

Objectives of this role

  • Manage the execution and timely completion of engineering projects by analyzing project scope, determining specifications, establishing accurate test programs, examining projects for compliance, and preparing reports for the company and its clients
  • Evaluate applications and components of electronic systems, including design, development, testing, and manufacturing, with an eye on areas where improvements can be made
  • Apply engineering fundamentals to solve complex electrical/electronic design problems, and develop innovative power solutions based on project requirements and organizational standards
  • Create and implement design and manufacturing processes and testing methods that maximize production streams and deliver quality materials
  • Uphold the company’s reputation by delivering cutting-edge power solutions while adhering to national and local regulations
  • Train, educate, and guide technicians for maximum productivity and on-time project completion


  • Design, implement, maintain, and improve electrical instruments, equipment, facilities, components, products, systems, and testing for product quality and capability while always adhering to organizational standards and expectations
  • Direct or coordinate manufacturing, construction, installation, maintenance, support, and documentation to ensure compliance with specifications, codes, customer requirements, project scope, schedules, and budget
  • Maintain systems and component capabilities through rigorous testing, track cutting-edge trends, search for ways to improve functionality and efficiency, and implement appropriate segments to keep production methods current  
  • Prepare comprehensive documentation for all electrical designs, including wiring diagrams and schematics, bills of materials, assembly drawings, design changes, test reports, design-validation plans, and reports ensuring that installations and operations conform to standards and customer requirements
  • Analyze project requirements and perform technical calculations to inform design, including electrical requirements, safety standards, and motor controls; develop and implement software databases for tracking production processes

Required skills and qualifications

  • Seven or more years of experience as an electrical engineer
  • Strong abilities in electronics testing and database design
  • Strong understanding of electronics manufacturing processes
  • Strong focus on quality control
  • Proven innovative approach to electronics systems development
  • Expertise with AutoCAD

Preferred skills and qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in electrical engineering from an ABET-accredited program
  • PE (professional engineer) certification
  • Experience in software development and platform implementation
  • Proven ability to analyze and troubleshoot electronics production processes
  • Strong ability to manage projects and teams