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Senior Engineer I, Low Voltage Systems

Company: Gillig LLC
Location: Livermore
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

GILLIG LLC is the largest and most dependable manufacturer of Heavy-Duty Transit Buses in North America. Our customers are in all 50 states, and include cities, counties, transit districts, universities and major private fleet operators. We are headquartered in Livermore, CA.
GILLIG offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including 100% company-paid premiums for medical, dental and vision for employees and their families. Other benefits include a unique 401k profit-sharing plan and pension.
The Senior Electrical Engineer I will be responsible for the overall design, development, and integration of the Low Voltage electrical systems for all future vehicles. You will have direct influence on vehicle electrical systems from concept through to manufacturing launch to field support.
You will be part of the team that develops the industrys best-in-class zero emission bus. You will focus on component selection, harness design, circuit protection and overall power distribution architecture. Assignments are broad in scope and highly complex that require outstanding creativity, superior initiative, good judgement, and leadership skills combined with the willingness to do hands-on engineering.

  • Power Distribution


    • Carefully review component specifications and component selection
    • Lead low voltage harness & schematic designs that include:

      • Signal transmission systems such as CAN-bus and discrete I/O
      • Automotive components such as motors, solenoids, actuators, relays, etc.

      • Perform design analysis on electrical loads, power distribution, & circuit protection
      • Lead DFMEA discussions in order to identify potential risks and implement design changes to mitigate potential failure modes based on results
      • Lead design reviews with cross-functional teams to ensure they meet project requirements as well as regulatory & industry standards
      • Support production launch activities and continuous products and process improvements
      • Help support both on-site & off-site troubleshooting activities with our Production Support &/or the Customer Care teams when necessary
      • Lead Root Cause Analysis (RCA) efforts and advise stakeholders on technical issues that could affect product design and delay deliverables
      • Advise stakeholders on technical issues that affect product design, production cycle-time and cost
      • Work cross-functionally with other engineers, designers, technicians, sales representatives, installers, and project managers to deliver projects on schedule & on budget, improving cost, quality, delivery, and performance
      • Perform other duties, as required


        • Bachelors Degree in Engineering
        • Minimum 5 years of progressive engineering experience
        • Direct experience with:

          • Low voltage system design, signal management, harness routing, circuit protection, harness retention, conductor sizing, and EMC/EMI shielding
          • Electrical power distribution, load calculation, and circuit protection
          • Diagnosis and troubleshooting electrical systems using tools such as function generator, multimeter, oscilloscope, hi-pot tester, megger ohm meter, etc.

          • Familiarity with:

            • Manufacturing processes and environment
            • Heavy-Duty vehicles
            • ECAD Software such as Zuken E3, Mentor Graphics, &/or AutoCAD Electrical
            • Standardized methodologies such as 8D, five whys, and fishbone process to diagnose complex issues
            • Industry standards such as FMVSSS, NHTSA, DOT, NFPA, SAE, NEC, etc.


              • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.
              • Regularly required to sit, stand, and walk; occasionally kneel or squat
              • Limited domestic travel
              • Onsite position at our headquarters in Livermore, CA

                Salary: $101,431 - $126,789
                We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor work visas now or in the future.
                ABOUT US

                After 130 years, GILLIG holds strong to its family values and focus on its employees and customers. Our motivated and dedicated employees have a passion for quality and customer satisfaction. We are committed to building buses that connect communities, eliminate congestion, and contribute to a greener environment. Our Company pride is exemplified by the thoughtful design and quality craftsmanship present in every GILLIG bus. GILLIGs steadfast focus on quality and unwavering commitment to exceptional customer service sets us apart from our competition.
                In compliance with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, GILLIG has a longstanding commitment to provide a safe, quality-oriented and productive work environment consistent with the standards in which the company operates. Drug abuse poses a threat to the health and safety of GILLIG employees and to the security of the company's equipment and facilities. For these reasons, GILLIG is committed to the elimination of drug and alcohol use and abuse in the workplace. All applicants must pass a drug test before beginning work.
                GILLIG is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.
                Please see job descriptionPI203853561

Keywords: Gillig LLC, Livermore , Senior Engineer I, Low Voltage Systems, Other , Livermore, California

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