Electrical Engineer at Stewart & Stevenson Manufacturing Techno

Posted in Engineering 11 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Houston, Texas

Job Description:


Responsible for development, design, analysis, testing, and implementation of new or improved designs consisting primarily of electrical, electro-hydraulic, and electro-pneumatic systems, associated controls and instrumentation.


  • Plan, design and analyze electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, assemblies, sub-assemblies and components.

  • Perform electrical system circuit, controls and power distribution design and analysis on generator sets, A/C powered well stimulation and drilling machinery and hybrid drive specialty off road vehicles, including electrical systems and sub systems circuit design, selection of all electrical components, wiring harness design, construction and routing.

  • Read and interpret electrical blueprints, technical drawings, schematics, and computer-generated reports.

  • Assess electrical engineering needs pertaining to new and existing projects and apply existing engineering design or develop new designs as appropriate to meet identified needs.

  • Analyze complex purchased components to assure functional compatibility to design requirements.

  • Confer with vendors, staff, and management regarding product specifications and manufacturing capabilities to achieve desired design.

  • Maintain documentation necessary to fulfill regulatory requirements including ISO 9001.

  • Delegate work to and direct Designers and/or Drafters in the development of complex new designs or the implementation of Engineering Change Requests (ECR's).

  • Assist drafters in developing the electrical design of products, using drafting tools or computer-assisted design/drafting equipment and software.

  • Responsible for product design for all electrical functions typically found in diesel engine driven rotating machinery.

  • Develop and test models of alternate designs and processing methods to assess feasibility, operating condition effects, possible new applications and necessity of modification.

  • Confer with other engineers and staff to implement operation and maintenance schedules and procedures, resolve system malfunctions, and provide technical information.

  • Specify system components or direct modification of products to ensure conformance with engineering design and performance specifications.

  • Investigate complex equipment failures and system malfunctions and recommend design modifications to eliminate such equipment or system malfunctions.

  • Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair to ensure that machines and equipment are installed and functioning according to specifications.

  • Conduct research that tests and analyzes the feasibility, design, operation and performance of equipment, components and systems.

  • Research and analyze customer design proposals, specifications, manuals, and other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, and maintenance requirements of designs or applications.

  • Develop, coordinate, and monitor all aspects of production, including selection of manufacturing methods, fabrication, and operation of product designs.

  • May explain and demonstrate electrical engineering techniques to lower level Electrical Engineers. Assist lower level Electrical Engineers in resolving complex technical problems.


High School Diploma or General Education (GED) and three (3) to seven (7) years related experience. Bachelor's of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology or Applied Physics is required.

Prior design and electrical engineering experience in vehicle electrical design or electrical design of other diesel driven machinery such as well stimulation equipment, or construction and agricultural equipment is required. 500kW or larger generator sets, A/C drive systems, or medium voltage switchgear is preferred.


  • Ability to organize and direct a project to completion.

  • Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.

  • Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.

  • Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.

  • Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures.

  • Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.

  • Ability to think in such a way as to produce a new concept or idea.

Computer Skills

Basic computer navigation and utilization skills required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) preferred.  Experience with Oracle E-Business Suite preferred.         

Electrical design/ drafting system experience is required. SolidWorks Electrical/PDM is preferred.

Certificates & Licenses


Other Requirements

Must be familiar with 12V and 24V electrical systems. Exposure to IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) electrical vehicle standards is preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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