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Applications Engineer 1

Universal Electric Corporation is seeking an Application Engineer 1.The Applications Engineer 1 is responsible for providing engineering expertise and support on the application of UEC products to specific projects and customers. (Central & West Coast United States) Works under clearly defined guidelines and under close supervision of manager and other engineers.

Essential Functions:

  • Contribute to the design layouts of busway systems based on customer drawings and input.
  • Assist in creating product technical documentation (catalog sheets, FAQ’s, Tech Briefs, Reports, installation instructions, etc.)
  • Provide technical support to sales and to customers onsite or remotely as required on topics including but not limited to product ratings, compliance with U.S. Codes and Standards, safety, functionality, customization, troubleshooting, installation, and pricing.

Additional Duties:

  • Onsite troubleshooting and rework.
  • Collaboration with certification laboratories such as UL, Intertek (ETL), etc.
  • Technical liaison to the sales team
  • Product testing towards certifications and ratings.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Aptitude for electrical product design and application in power distribution products
  • Familiarity with the NEC, UL standards and various North American certifications
  • Persuasive and articulate, with an ability to communicate and influence people at all levels, verbally, in writing and by presentation.
  • Stable, loyal and reliable, with a customer focused personality.
  • Self-reliant, flexible and resourceful.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Relevant electronics design experience, either in a professional or academic setting
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office, related skills in technical writing and communication
  • Ability to travel up to 25% on a regular basis and 40% occasionally
  • Relevant internship/co-op experience preferred

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time
  • Able to lift and carry up to 25lbs
  • Ability to travel including air travel.
  • The performance of this position may occasionally require exposure to the manufacturing areas where under certain areas require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses and mandatory hearing protection.
  • Regularly required to stand; walk and communicate with others

Note: The above Job Description is representative of the responsibilities and qualifications necessary to be successful in this role. It does not encompass every job duty or responsibility; other tasks may be assigned as necessary. Further the job description does not alter the at-will nature of employment with UEC and does not create a contract of employment. 

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