Principal Electrical Engineer

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Principal Electrical Engineer

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Our client in Westborough, MA is looking for a Principal Electrical Engineer to join their team.

Job Summary

The Electrical Engineer (III) is responsible for design, development and support of new product development initiatives for a wide variety of clients. Products and projects include electronics and electrical enclosures, PCB development, industrial capital equipment, automation systems, and consumer products.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for commercial/industrial controls design, component selection, test and debug.
  • Responsible for PCB, control panel, component, and cable/harness designs from initial design through final fabrication documentation.
  • Create electrical system documentation and execute Engineering Change Orders including schematics, block diagrams, wiring diagrams, cable drawings, bills of material, net lists.
  • Experienced in generation of work breakdown structures and associated schedules for electrical engineering related activities, with a systems level perspective, with key requirements being accurate estimating, and execution of, time and materials required.
  • Provide design/analysis of servo- and stepper-based electro-mechanical drives.
  • Design and debug power distribution systems for a wide range of capital equipment.
  • Experienced in the direction of activities of more junior level Electrical Engineers, Electrical Designers or Technicians.
  • Proficient with the use of standard electrical test equipment; oscilloscope, voltmeter, frequency counter, current probe.
  • Responsible for firmware architecture, implementation, troubleshooting, and test.
  • Fully skilled in PCB design, fabrication, tests, and evaluations.
  • Capability to design to compliance initiatives and interface with compliance laboratories – UL, NFPA, CSA, FCC, CE, etc.
  • Experienced with DFM, FMEA and other development practices.
  • Interface with suppliers and customers on designs and specifications as needed.
  • Transition of prototype designs into manufacturing


  • BS Electrical Engineering; MS a plus.
  • 12+ years design experience in a technical design environment; wireless development experience a plus.
  • Demonstrated skill with AutoCAD and PCB design tools (OrCAD, Altium, Mentor Graphics/PADS).
  • MS Office Suite Skills: Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Word.
  • PLC or LabView programming experience a plus.
  • Ability to interface well with customers.
  • Hands-on, take charge attitude; electrical troubleshooting and vendor liaison.

Working Environment

  • Generally works in an office environment, but may occasionally be required to perform job duties outside of the typical office setting. Occasional travel required.

Physical Requirements

  • Interaction with people and technology while either standing or sitting.
  • Must be able to communicate face-to-face and on the phone.

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