Electrical Engineer

 
Location: Waterloo, Iowa
Posted On: 7/3/2017
Job Code: WLIA0001
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Job Description
 
• Performs basic product design, testing and/or analysis work for a defined portion of a project.
• Operates in a team environment, providing input to design solutions and participating in design reviews.
• Develops recommendations within established guidelines; work and decisions are reviewed by supervisors before implementation.

Duties:
• Applies existing applications to routine problems.
• Produces and/or evaluates possible design solutions to improve cost, quality and performance based on specialized knowledge of engineering applications.
• This may include possible involvement of other functional engineers, supply management and/or supplier personnel.
• Analyzes assignments and determines engineering specifications which must be fulfilled for routine problems or projects.
• Compiles and furnishes necessary information (engineering decisions and reports of pertinent design analyses data) to document the design solution required for building of prototypes and adoption of the design with possible involvement of other functional engineers, supply management and/or supplier personnel.
• Learns and applies company engineering policies and practices; learns company products.
• Executes test or analysis plan for product verification and validation.

Overview:
• Assist/Support the Ag test lab and Instrumentation Engineering personnel in areas of Instrumentation, Data Acquisition, and Control Systems.
• This includes the use and selection of a variety of measurement tools, hardware/wiring design, software development, and troubleshooting.
Category:Non-IT  code:new
 
 
Job Requirements
 
 
General Requirements:
A strong candidate will have a general background in the following areas:
• Excellent troubleshooting skills
• Experience with measurement and control technologies
• CAN Communications
• Experience with computers systems and functionality such as excel and basic networking
• Familiarity with Agricultural equipment and applications

Breakdown of activities: 40% - Test Cell Troubleshooting - Wiring issues - Data Acquisition and Control (PLC’s, iTest, MTS, Dewesoft) - Sensors (Pressure Transducers, Flowmeters, Accelerometers, etc.) - Support Systems (Dynamometers, Hydraulic Power Units, Servo Controllers) 30% - Documentation - AutoCAD drawings - Test Cell Procedures - Calibration information - Troubleshooting documentation - Asset tracking 30% - Software development - Create/modify various data acquisition and control software - Software includes (iTest, Dewesoft, MTS, various PLCs)

Education Requirements:
• 4 year degree in Computer Science, MIS, Electrical or Computer Engineering is preferred.
• Mechanical or Agricultural Engineering is also acceptable.
• Computer programming experience is preferred. Manager is open to recent grad candidates.
• Business casual dress code will need metatarsals for first day.
 

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