Controls Engineer in Escondido, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 6/6/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Escondido, CA
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    6/6/2018
  • Job ID:
    119189
  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $40.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    916/923-0460

Job Description

Volt is seeing Controls Engineers for an opportunity in the San Diego County area. This is a contract to hire position.  This is a great opportunity to work with a growing company!

Core Responsibilities:

  • Use MotoHawk Model-based tool chain for controls development
  • Develop and test advanced automotive products such as proprietary battery management systems and automated manual transmissions
  • Work with advanced vehicle powertrain design and integration
  • Work on medium and heavy-duty vehicle platforms
  • Be able to program embedded components when required (C++…)
  • Update electrical schematics with Microsoft Visio

Required Qualifications:

  • Mechanical/Electrical Engineering experience minimum 2-5
  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in the field of Mechanical/Electrical Engineering
  • Experience in Model-Based Controls Development – Controls Rapid Prototyping and Development
  • Experience in closed loop testing of control models at various fidelity such as MIL, SIL and HIL
  • Troubleshooting experience with tools such as oscilloscopes, multi meters, Vector CANalyzer, and general problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively across disciplines and work levels

Required Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of Matlab Simulink based control and plant models development methodology and Matlab scripting
  • A strong understanding of vehicle sensors and associated I/O interface Experience with CAN connected devices and knowledge of CAN communication protocol (J1939)
  • Component specification, testing, calibration, and operational validation as it applies to advanced vehicles and power solutions
  • Data analytical skills in programs such as Excel and Matlab
  • Must possess a strong understanding of vehicle electrical design and schematic layout, with focus on retrofitting conventional vehicles with advanced alternatively fueled powertrains

Please apply now to learn more about this great opportunity!

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.