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Associate Electrical Engineer Description at United Technologies Corporation

Associate Electrical Engineer

Business Unit UTC Climate, Controls & Security Job ID 48774BR Date posted 05/08/2017 City Minneapolis State Minnesota Country United States
Det-Tronics is a $150M technologically innovative, projects-based global P&L protecting customers in many challenging environments with high end flame and gas detection products and systems. Det-Tronics is a part of the Global Fire Products business and has a global footprint with manufacturing sites in the U.S. and sales presence in all key geographies.

The Global Fire Products group at UTC Climate, Controls & Security is dedicated to providing product and technology designed to protect people and property from the effects of fire and its related hazards. As the world’s largest manufacturer of fire safety products, the Fire Safety Solutions group meets the safety needs of homes and businesses by providing fire extinguishers, smoke alarms, carbon monoxide alarms, mechanical locking systems, fire alarm control panels, gas and flame detection, fire suppression systems and mass notification solutions. Notable brands within the group are Kidde, Firex, Badger, Vigilant, Fenwal, Det-Tronics, Fireye and Edwards.

UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a leading provider of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, building controls and automation, and fire and security systems leading to safer, smarter, sustainable and high-performance buildings. UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.

We're hiring an Associate Electrical Engineer! This candidate will p
rovide electronics and embedded design solutions as part of a product development team. Use of circuit modeling and layout tools to deliver production capable electrical design that meets product requirements including a wide range of environmental conditions and worldwide standards for explosion endangered environments. Work effectively with outside suppliers as well as across internal functions (sales, marketing, supply chain, and manufacturing) to achieve product development deliverables and provide sustaining technical support.
Additional responsibilities include:

Support project planning by providing accurate estimates of effort and resources required to successfully implement electronic designs
technical capabilities and problem solving skills to implement electronic designs that meet or exceed all customer, marketing, and regulatory requirements.
Generate design schematics using schematic capture application
Perform computer assisted design (CAD) modeling & simulation of proposed electrical designs
Manage printed circuit board layout applications and artifacts
Perform technical evaluations of competitive products
Solid understanding of marketing requirements, regulatory standards, and customer use cases
Identify design alternatives, trade-offs, and areas of risk
Collaborate with other engineers and functional resources to provide total system solutions that are modular, and cost effective
Root cause analysis on field issues or returned goods
Integration with software and embedded firmware
Mechanical–Electrical interfaces
Validation & verification test (sample preparation and test support)
Production Manufacturing support
Support technical input for presentations to senior management
Generate supporting documentation over the entire development lifecycle including:
Design Specifications
Engineering Change Orders (ECOs)
Test Reports
Design Reviews
Status reviews and customer presentations
Develop test instrumentation as needed to support production manufacturing test requirements.
Follow new trends and technology in order to evaluate where it can be used in new designs
Provide technical consultation throughout the company within areas of expertise
Perform other duties as assigned


Preferred experience:

  • Embedded system design

  • Circuit simulation (PSpice)

  • Printed circuit layout experience

  • Microprocessor and digital circuit design

  • Analog design

  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering with demonstrated electives focused on microcontroller design

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Problem solving acumen

  • Experience working on a research project or internship focused on designing electrical circuits/ working with Raspberry pi

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.


  • Mechanical Engineering - Applied Mechanics

Pratt & Whitney is a recognized leading producer of the world's most advanced jet engines. This is your opportunity to join a company steeped in history yet focused on the future by developing engines that provide step-change improvements for the next generation of commercial aircraft and fifth generation military aircraft. Pratt & Whitney, a pioneer in flight and technology, is part of the United Technologies Corporation (UTC) family. UTC is a Fortune 50 company located in over 4,800 locations in approximately 80 countries with $65.2 billion in revenues in 2014.


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