Precision Measurement Engineering – Electrical Project Engineer Position

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Job description

When our planet is on the line, precision measurement counts.

We are an environmental company, located in Vista, CA, providing sensors for monitoring water quality around the world and are now moving to create new technologies and systems for aquaculture farmers. Our technology has been in use for over 30 years and we are proud of our product growth and customer satisfaction.

We are seeking an Electrical Project Engineer with an emphasis in IoT (Internet of Things) and systems development experience to support the progress of a variety of sensor system projects. The Electrical Project Engineer is responsible for utilizing key development knowledge to contribute to the design and growth of PME’s existing and forecasted water quality sensor platforms. Water quality sensors are important to a variety of industries such as environmental monitoring, research analysis, water management, and aquaculture.

This position will excel with prior experience and understanding of sensor and system design, data analysis, sensor connectivity, and IoT knowledge. We are looking for a motivated individual who has a passion for developing new technologies, data analytics, sensor design and IoT applications.

This is an exciting position that provides opportunities for both professional and personal growth, domestic and international travel, freedom to explore problems creatively and a welcoming environment full of teamwork and amazing company culture. The position has a career path opportunity towards Chief Technology Officer.
*Primary responsibilities
Oversee and manage engineering projects and developments.

Coordinate product testing both in-house and with outside testers. Capture necessary modifications and implement new sensor design and developments.

Collaborate in scientific research and product development towards completion.

Locate new vendors to support various activities of the R&D projects.

Investigate sensor failures and communicate & execute recommended actions.

Use engineering software to perform engineering tasks.

Research and evaluate various methods for sensor connectivity and communication.

Interface with third party software developers to modify UX.

Projects include Bluetooth, sensor communication, LoRa (or similar IoT communications), underwater connectors, sensor integration.

Proven experience with a broad range of electronic test equipment including spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, etc. Required.

Proven experience assisting with the design of equipment and with incorporating the design into a multi-functional system designed by several engineers.

Effective written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate with technical and scientific personnel.

Demonstrate ability to develop an electronic design using Altium, Orcad or a similar PCB CAD program. Starting with component identification to schematic capture, parts library and transition that to a printed circuit board
Basic qualifications
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, physics, or technical field with experience working on water quality sensors.

3+ years experience working with sensor development, IoT platforms, or communication systems.

Knowledge of Python, MATLAB, SolidWorks. JAVA a plus.

Experience with test equipment, controllers, sensor design, communication systems, data processing.

Design and fabrication experience

Excellent teamwork and communication skills.

Organization a key skill

Passion to learn and grow

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $75,000.00 – $115,000.00 per year

COVID-19 considerations:
Face masks, extra cleaning precautions, health & safety process