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Electrical Engineer in Tempe, AZ at Volt

Date Posted: 3/29/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Tempe, AZ
  • Duration:
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $26.44 - $48.07/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

Volt has partnered with a leader in the design electrical equipment enclosures, switchboards/switchgear, industrial control panels and panelboards to find their next Electrical Engineer. We have the expertise and experience to build medium and low voltage switchgear and integrate them with state-of-the-art controls and are now hiring for this role.

Job Summary: This position will innovate power delivery methods, design operational ease and system simplicity. Will be able to deliver quickly without sacrificing quality.

Job Responsibilities/Duties: Electrical Engineer

  • Assist in the electrical design and development effort, specializing in mission critical power systems and controls, using standard engineering principles, practices and techniques.
  • Carry new design concepts through exploration, development, and into mass production.
  • Provide conceptual design drawings and system block diagrams as part of the design requirements and interface specifications development.
  • Evaluate OEM suppliers for equipment such as generators, UPS systems, switchgear, switchboards, breakers, and controls for development, continuous product improvement and cost reduction.
  • Manage, specify, coordinate, and communicate engineering designs with outside vendors through clear and concise engineering documentation.
  • Assist with the application of company products to meet preliminary and specific project requirements including sizing and specifying complete power systems.
  • Research and provide interpretation of applicable codes and standards.
  • Provide assistance with the development of all technical specifications, Bill of Materials and associated documentation.
  • Provide application support to internal and external customers.
  • General cleaning in the area
  • Obey the safety standards and follow local, state, and federal regulations
  • Responsible for any other tasks that may arise, at any time

Minimum Requirements/Experience:

  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in the design of mission critical power systems.
  • Minimum 3+ years in a customer facing application engineering role
  • Current knowledge of compliance requirements for pertinent codes, regulations and standards to include UL891, UL1558, UL508A, NEC, NFPA
  • Experience in the design, operation and maintenance of switchgear, generators, UPS, controls, and system monitoring.
  • PLC programming experience a plus
  • Demonstrated project management skills, organization/time management skills, and the ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Have a bias for science and mathematics as well and be naturally science oriented.
  • Ability to travel
  • Ability to Multi-task
  • Must pass a drug screen and background check for employment

Required Education:

  • Bachelors of Science degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering, or related discipline.
  • Experience will be considered in place of Degree

FJob Benefits:

  • Affordable and Competitive Health, Dental and Vision Plans
  • No-cost Employee Assistance Program
  • No-cost Telehealth for the Whole Family
  • No-cost Life Insurance-no medical exam
  • Voluntary Supplemental Benefits
  • Paid Time Off | Paid Holidays
  • 401k Employer Match Retirement


  • design or mission critical power systems: 5 years (Preferred)
  • electrical engineering: 3 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Other types of insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
  • Others

Volt is an equal opportunity Employer