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Electrical Engineer

OTG Group


Location:
Sunnyvale, California
Date:
10/02/2017
2017-10-022017-11-01
Job Type:
Contract
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  • Electronics Engineer
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Job Details

About Us:

OtG Group began with the idea that grouping food vendors together could create an experience that would allow neighbors, friends, and families to connect. Since then, OtG’s companies have worked hard to develop services and products that change the way that people think about going out.

 

Off the Grid Markets started in 2010 by  grouping food trucks together to create the bay area’s biggest night market. Since that time our public markets business has grown throughout Northern California to 50+ locations per week. Off the Grid Catering specializes in privatizing our markets experience on behalf of large events (200+ people) where we offer turn-key event production to event managers and planners. The Whole Cart leverages the idea of aggregated brands together in order to create variety and choice in large corporate environments where TWC creates the brands and the food. As we’ve grown, OTG has expanded outside of food through pioneering modular construction through our product we call Cubert; a patented secure portable building that can transform into event and retail spaces. Last, we’ve built our own SaaS platform called Infrastruckture that acts as a dashboard for managing the logistics around our products and the businesses of those who work with us.

 

Position Summary:

The Electrical Engineer is responsible for owning the Cubert product line’s electrical and power systems (ie. product execution,  design analysis, troubleshooting)  and guiding critical electrical design decisions. Effectively partnering with cross-functional positions (mechanical, manufacturing, and design), this position cross collaborates to meet product goals and specifications. Additionally, this role will work within a guided budget to assist in the procurement of parts and selection of electrical technicians and will report into the Lead Manufacturing Engineer.

 This is a contract position, which operates out of our Sunnyvale office and requires up to 20 hours/week. Flexible availability is a necessity.

 

Key Responsibilities:  

 

Project Management

  • Design, develop, implement, and test all electrical and electronic systems
  • Evaluate new product features, and/or product changes
  • Develop product safety specifications and requirements in close collaboration with the fabrication team
  • Develop new prototypes as well as participate in the retrofitting of previous versions
  • Power and energy analysis to determine part selection
  • Maintain product and company reputation by complying with federal and state regulations 

 

Fabrication

  • Design scalable manufacturing process to assemble electrical and electronic systems
  • Documentation and schematics of electrical system
  • Develop electromechanical products by studying customer requirements; researching and testing; manufacturing and assembly methods and materials; soliciting observations from operators
  • Design electrical testing for finished products and system capabilities

Requirements

 

  • Years of Related Professional Experience: 4+ years of professional experience with developing real-time embedded firmware
  • Educational Requirements: BS/MS degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a related subject preferred
  • Travel (%):  25%

 

Skills:

  • Experience with circuit simulation and control modeling (PSpice, MATLAB, etc.) is required
  • Experience with DC (batteries, actuators, logic boards, firmware) and AC (breakers, outlets, and circuits) systems is a must
  • Experience with power electronics systems, electrical and electronics documentation is highly desirable


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the job duties, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to climb; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch; sit; stand; walk; substantial movements (motions) hands, and/or fingers; and reach, push, pull with hands and arms, and repetitive motion. Specific vision abilities required include visual acuity to operate motor vehicles and/or heavy equipment, to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned. In addition this position regularly moves/lifts equipment in excess of 100 pounds.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Off the Grid Diversity Statement:

OtG Group is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values differences among our associates, customers, vendors, and the communities in which we live and conduct business. Our continued success and growth is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout the company and our communities. Off the Grid is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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