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  • Job Title
  • Location
  • Foothill Ranch
  • Job Number
  • 108580
  • State
  • California
  • Job Class
  • Full Time
  • Category
  • Engineering
Job Description


Electrical Engineer needed for green energy Company in Foothill Ranch, CA (Orange County).   Electrical Engineer will be responsible for the design, specification, engineering, implementation, testing and commissioning of custom electrical, electro-mechanical and 
electronic systems, encompassing high voltage or high current techniques, power electronics, control and data acquisition subsystems; liaison with engineers and scientists at different levels deploying new electrical/electronic systems, will also manage technical 
documentation on the projects according to ISO 9001 quality management system requirements.


Provide technical input, produce and examine drawings, written specifications and wiring diagrams at all stages in the project from the concept through to full manufacturing, installation, commissioning and support.

Demonstrate good knowledge of power electronic components and circuits including AC/DC and DC/DC converters, filters, voltage and current transducers, high and low power electrical components, transformers, magnets and power semiconductors.

Support the projects with confident knowledge of electrical hardware designed for EMC, temperature, safety and reliability of continuous operation. Understand high voltage concepts including electric stresses, insulation and breakdowns, earth ground referenced and other potential referenced systems.

Basic integration of electrical systems and measurements with control and data acquisition subsystems (based on LabVIEW and Allen-Bradley PLCs).

Keep the project documentation up-to-date in line with ISO 9001 quality management system for the specifications and designs.

Interface with electrical, mechanical engineers and physicists developing experimental and custom systems.


B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering

Experience working with high voltage or high current electrical systems in industrial or laboratory environment.

CAD proficiency required: AutoCAD Electrical (preferred), schematic capture and PCB layout.

Practical awareness of NFPA 70, good understanding of recommended electrical practices.

Ability to understand engineering drawings, circuit diagrams and specification sheets.

Strong electrical/electronic and electro-mechanical laboratory and trouble shooting skills.

Experience working with IEEE and IEC electrical engineering standards and ISO 9001 quality management system.

Technical Experience (Equpment, tools, etc.)

Sound knowledge of electrical/electronic components and common laboratory instrumentation.

Electrical hardware design, installation and commissioning experience.


Software Knowledge and Skills:

Practical literacy in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.

Working knowledge of AutoCAD Electrical, CAD systems for capturing schematics and PCB layout, and any industrial electrical system simulation software.

 Demonstrated ability to manage project documentation, keep revision control and follow the quality management system requirements.

Available to work flexible and extended hours if needed.

 Minimum five years of proven relevant experience in Electrical and/or Electronic engineering, design and development.



Particle accelerator technology: particle sources, beam transportation and acceleration, steering/focusing/bending magnets, beam instrumentation and diagnostics, vacuum, water cooling and safety systems.

Low pressure plasma systems and arc discharge, high power electronics, high-voltage systems and electrical safety.

CAD modeling and drafting (AutoDesk, SolidWorks and similar).


Engineering background in medical industry (beam therapy, radiation treatment) is preferred.

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