Principal Electrical Job Description

Principal Electrical Job Description

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Principal electrical provides expertise and guidance on the relationship between materials and manufacturing processes focusing on PCB design & fabrication, and circuit card assembly.

Principal Electrical Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

System-level integration of circuit cards with embedded software or firmware
Provide electrical engineering expertise for capital projects and studies
Executing approved projects including providing technical direction and assistance, coordinating with project and program managers, supervising the work of engineering consultants and contractors, and participating in inspections and start-up of electrical equipment and plants
Completing studies and various requests for electrical engineering assistance such as electrical design basis, electrical specifications, and reviewing cost estimates
Providing technical support and training for plant electrical engineers and electricians
Assuring Corporate policies, procedures, and standards are followed by self and contractors
Maintaining technical expertise in codes, procedures, selection and application of equipment and technology through individual effort and ongoing training
Travel as needed on project assignments
Review and (as Lead Engineer) approve materials list, P&ID, for Electrical & Instrument equipment, systems and services for detailing scope including for F&G and Telecom systems
Support the development of directed energy weapons, including High Energy Laser (HEL) and High Powered Microwave (HPM) systems

Principal Electrical Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Principal Electrical

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Education for Principal Electrical

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Employers hiring for the principal electrical job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Science, Education, Technology, Physics, Technical, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Design

Skills for Principal Electrical

Desired skills for principal electrical include:

Cost/schedule development and management
FPGA code development
Printed circuit board fabrication and circuit card assembly processes and related industry specifications
Management processes
Related disciplines
Mixed signal circuit design and analysis

Desired experience for principal electrical includes:

Tasks will include system design, development, testing and documentation
Work on a team of 20+ people and will mentor junior engineers and technicians
Ten (10) years of experience in electromagnetic system design, analysis and test with US Navy/Joint DE Systems including Pulsed Power, RF, Laser and Counter IED systems and components
Demonstrated skills to design and develop specialized electronics
Top Secret Clarence with SCI Eligibility
Implement design updates for obsolescence of components, circuits, modules, power supplies, displays

Principal Electrical Examples


Principal Electrical Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of principal electrical. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for principal electrical
  • Work with mechanical and stress engineers to ensure proper packaging of systems
  • Acts as an authority for complex projects, initiatives on programs on behalf of D876 Radar Engineering
  • Provide leadership influence strategic planning for major technical projects that significantly impact the business
  • Assist in the design of production test equipment and research support apparatus
  • Perform technical analysis and feasibility studies related to the design, development, and implementation of hardware for products and production support equipment
  • Assist the hardware validation team in establishing production test protocols and automated testing systems
  • Investigate and resolve issues due to hardware component obsolescence and resolving product corrective action requests to improve product quality and manufacturability
  • Lead System architecture and design of cutting-edge, low power, and often miniaturized embedded systems
  • Interface with Mechanical, Firmware, and Testing/Validation teams during new product development/introduction
  • Function daily in a principle-level hardware design role
Qualifications for principal electrical
  • Minimum 15 years of experience in Offshore Electrical Engineering and Design is highly preferred
  • Familiar with the content and application of statutory codes and guidelines related to electrical engineering as applicable for offshore
  • Must have BS in engineering
  • Experience with relevant regulatory and agency requirements (ISO 13485, ISO 14971, IEC 60601-1, IEC 61010-1, IEC 62304, FDA submissions)
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients and team members, including technical concepts budget and schedule issues
  • Prepare and report on progress, feasibility, and concept studies, as required

Principal Electrical Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of principal electrical. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for principal electrical
  • Tender and bid winning support including outline design schemes, feasibility studies, production and evaluation of concepts
  • Resolution of technical project, construction and design issues, incidents, defects and failures
  • Site visits, surveys and inspections, reporting and advising on SHE issues
  • Extensive experience at voltages up to 132kV is essential and and experience to at least 400kV would be an advantage
  • Lead major projects, or phases of projects, to resolve advanced and complex technical problems
  • Review customer EMI/EMC requirements
  • Conduct analysis to determine compatibility of components, subsystems and systems
  • Identify potential design issues and provide solution options
  • Provide EMC design strategy to electrical and mechanical design teams
  • Determine the need for transient protection for electromagnetic threats including power surges and lightning induced currents
Qualifications for principal electrical
  • Experience in line management or team management preferable
  • Knowledge and understanding of engineering practices, techniques and procedures and interfaces with design team and client needs
  • Understanding of design principles and ability to practically apply them and tailor them to new challenges
  • Candidates must be Degree qualified in Electrical Engineering
  • A chartered engineer or close to chartership
  • Proven track record in leading multi-disciplinary design projects

Principal Electrical Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of principal electrical. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for principal electrical
  • Originate specifications, control documents, verification and validation plans, procedures, reports, and other documentation in support of design and development activities
  • Participate in design and development of systems consistent with customer requirements and industry standards
  • Perform other duties as required by more senior engineer(s), Project Engineer or Program Manager
  • Develops electrical power/control panels according to UL, NEC, and CE codes
  • Responsible for technical direction to other engineers, designers, test lab technicians, factory operations, product marketing, field service, and application engineers
  • Uses standard and advanced technical principles, theories, concepts, techniques, processes, and best practices in field
  • Proficient at investigating and analyzing product design requirements and recommends solutions
  • Proficient at preparing, checking, and coordinating the release of documentation to support designs
  • Collects and analyzes test data to identify electrical performance problems and potential solutions
  • Plans projects & product releases
Qualifications for principal electrical
  • Demonstrable experience within the water engineering sector with experience in both wastewater and water
  • Proven understanding of the design process and ability to demonstrate working knowledge of brief/scope documents, design concepts significant experience technically calculations
  • Willingness to work in the Novi, MI location
  • BS in Electrical Engineering, MS preferred
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills for interfacing with senior management and customers mentoring of associate engineers is required
  • Min 15 Years experience in Oil and Gas offshore facilities expereince in FEED and detailed design with consultant or EPC contractor

Principal Electrical Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of principal electrical. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for principal electrical
  • Support a multi-disciplined team of engineers developing programmable cryptographic modules and systems
  • Provide the technical interface to the customer leadership to the engineering team on the programs
  • Support all major project milestone reviews
  • Design control systems based on customer supplied specification
  • Act as a team lead in the coordination of detailed design phases for all aspects of electrical engineering work
  • Lead and coordinate design activities to ensure compliance with specifications, codes, and client requirements
  • Provide expert technical advice on engineering tasks representation of the Company industry-wide
  • Interfaces and coordinates the electrical design with electrical utilities, project team and client
  • Mentors and trains staff-level electrical engineers
  • Identifies alternatives, evaluates each, and determines appropriate actions to move forward
Qualifications for principal electrical
  • Demonstrable command of federal medical device hardware and software regulations, FDA guidance, IEC 61010, IEC 62304
  • Conversant in ETAP software
  • Be responsible for planning and design of all building services elements and infrastructure networks of the particular disciplines
  • Possess 15 plus years' of experience in Electrical building services design, in roles of increasing responsibility and project complexity
  • Should be proficient in Electrical design software like AMTECH / ETAB, DIALUX, Earth Grid study
  • Well versed in reviewing and checking of drawings and calculations

Principal Electrical Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a principal electrical. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for principal electrical
  • Modify equipment as needed to improve the quality of test results, to improve the ease of use, and safe operation
  • Write procedures for the safe operation of new equipment
  • Train operators of new and modified equipment
  • Ensure that existing test equipment is safe, properly used and maintained
  • Participate in test method evaluation and improve test equipment to maintain the industry leading test capabilities of the Fresno scale group
  • Support field activities through troubleshooting and field visits as necessary
  • Assist in efforts to plan, and initiate, projects to provide problem solving tools or products in support of the section goals and customer needs
  • Provides electrical engineer support for new product development by engineering solutions for complex issues with relatively high organizational impact and with a high level of accountability and minimal supervisory oversight
  • Maintains electrical designs throughout the development life cycle by updating drawings and design documentation to the latest national and international standards
  • Working with a cross functional engineering team to troubleshoot complex system issues
Qualifications for principal electrical
  • Preparation of reports such as Design Basis, concept, schematic etc, and technical specifications
  • Relevant experience in Electrical Engineering design, including areas such as specification writing, calculations, and developing designs from first principles including low voltage distribution, lighting etc
  • A highly motivated individual with excellent communication skills and a member of a professional Institution or close to achieving professional chartered status
  • Regulation of electricy networks
  • Experience in some of the following would be an advantage
  • MSEE Strongly Preferred

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