Electrical Engineer, R&D

Location
Perry, OK
Posted
Apr 29, 2021
Closes
May 29, 2021
Ref
JR912
Category
Engineering
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

At Ditch Witch in Perry, Oklahoma we pride ourselves on being the leading manufacturer in the underground pipe and cable market. Our plant in Perry stands out because it is a place for people to learn and thrive. We enjoy coming to work because our plant is our community, we see our teammates not only as co-workers but as neighbors and family members. All our locations build the intricate network of machinery that contributes to The Toro Company. We contribute to building communities, cities, and the world.

We invite you to apply and join a team of highly skilled, and highly passionate people.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Electrical Engineer, R&D, will research and design components and electrical/electronic systems for Ditch Witch or Subsite branded products. Primary duties include design and selection of components related to electronic or electromechanical construction equipment. The employee will use ECAD software to create electronic schematics; direct the work of drafter/illustrators, and technicians; works closely with various component suppliers; and performs other duties as assigned.

KEY RESPONSIBILTIES:

  • Collect and analyze technical information from a variety of sources, including:

    • conversations with engineers, product managers, suppliers, etc.

    • technical documents.

    • operation of equipment.

    • their own tests & experiments

  • Develop design concepts for circuits and systems, involving analog and digital design techniques and interface sensors with microcontrollers/microprocessors.

  • Develop design concepts using firmware design techniques.

  • Develop and de-bug circuit prototypes to demonstrate compliance with specifications.

  • Define measurement techniques, tuning procedures, and special test fixtures for production use.

  • Prepare production documentation.

  • Meets or exceed typical expectations for creativity, productivity, quality, and safety.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Office environment most of the time with regular trips to the shop and outside work.

  • Shop and outdoor environments include physical hazards such as utilities (typically gas, electric, and water lines), powered vehicle, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic, sharp objects, and moving machinery. Outdoor environment includes work in all kinds of weather while operating and demonstrating machinery and construction site conditions such as open excavations, unimproved land, uncompleted structures, etc.

  • Working with hazardous materials, including fuels, lubricants, solvents, and batteries.

  • Normal 8 hour work day, occasional workdays of up to 10 hours or more.

  • Occasional overnight travel.

  • Rapidly changing workload, priorities, demands, schedules, and deadlines.

  • Regular, continuous use of a personal computer.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering

    • or closely related engineering field.

  • Knowledge in developing embedded firmware for 8/16/32-bit microcontrollers in C/C++

  • Knowledge with real-time operating systems a plus

  • Knowledge in developing application software for embedded Linux systems (Qt/C++ a plus)

  • Knowledge in developing desktop applications in C#

  • Knowledge of common communications busses such as SPI, I2C, RS232, and CAN

  • Good oral and written communication skills.

  • Works well in a team environment.

  • Results-driven and action-oriented; positive and energetic.

  • High degree of personal and professional integrity.

  • Good problem-analysis and resolution skills.

  • Strong process orientation and drive for continuous improvement.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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