Job Openings

Electrical Engineer (Long Beach, CA)

Summary
The Electrical Engineer will assist the Engineering Manager with electrical testing, method development, modification, verification, and validation. They will also assist with the design and assembly of testing apparatuses. In addition, the Electrical Engineer will be expected to become familiar with testing standards and provide additional engineering support when needed.

About ACT Lab
ACT Lab is an ISO/IEC 17025 accredited laboratory that conducts consumer product safety and compliance testing for an active world. Specialties include the mechanical and chemical testing of bikes and accessories, helmets, e-mobility products, children’s products, and additional sporting goods. ACT Lab’s services extend beyond testing with an industry-leading team of experts providing individualized guidance on product evaluation, research and development, auditing, and quality control. With four test labs and six corporate offices across the globe, ACT Lab works with customers to navigate compliance through all aspects of the supply chain to deliver safe and reliable products to consumers.

Location
ACT Lab LLC
Long Beach, CA

Responsibilities

  • Assist the Engineering Manager in verifying standard methods and in validating and verifying non-standard methods (i.e. research and development, method development, modification, etc.)
  • Develop and write test plans and procedures
  • Design, control, and implement new electrical test procedures
  • Build, set up, and operate test equipment and testing fixtures
  • Read and understand schematics and manufacturing instructions
  • Collaborate with other departments to design and apply new system processes
  • Provide engineering support for testing
  • Examine needs on new electrical equipment, calculate costs, and help prepare budgets
  • Stay up to date on standard/policy developments and help implement updates
  • Ensure all testing and tasks are done in a safe and responsible manner, supporting all environmental, health, safety, and security requirements
  • Perform additional engineering work as needed

Requirements

  • Education: Bachelor of Science (electrical engineering degree is a plus)
  • Understanding of electrical engineering codes and safety standards
  • 1-3 years of experience in an electrical engineering capacity
  • AutoCAD and SolidWorks experience
  • Experience with National Instruments Labview is a plus
  • Motivation to stay up to date on electrical advances using new technologies
  • Ability to use industry-specific tools
  • Project management experience
  • Ability to understand complex electrical systems
  • Participate in company-mandated training and demonstrate knowledge of common mechanical testing standards and design principles
  • Strong foundational knowledge of mechanical engineering concepts, especially when applied to design work and quality control testing
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form
  • Ability to make technical decisions and engineering judgments independently within established parameters

Compensation: Salary range available on request and based on experience.

To apply, please send your resume/CV and cover letter to Vice President Jonathan Drake: jdrake@act-lab.com.