Electronics Test Engineer - Largo, FL

Date: Dec 3, 2023

Location: Largo, FL, US, 33773-3724

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview

Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution.


An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups.


Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.


Division Overview

Beckwith Electric introduced the first solid state tapchanger control in 1968 and was the first to develop the microprocessor based protective relay in 1981. Today, Beckwith Electric has thousands of protection and control units in service worldwide, with a reputation for cutting-edge technology, defined by its customers and refined by Beckwith. This success starts with Beckwith Electric Employees and their commitment to quality in the products.


Beckwith creates solutions that protect power systems around the world. Beckwith's field-proven smart distribution automation controls for transformers, regulators and capacitor banks incorporate unique control strategies, advanced microprocessor architecture and cyber security compliant communications. Power systems protection solutions include generator, transformer, feeder, recloser and distributed energy resources (DERs). Additionally, Beckwith's fast motor bus transfer systems at power plants and process industries transfer motor bus from a faulty source to an alternate source to preventing motor damage while preserving the process continuity.

Beckwith is the leading provider of innovative solutions for Smart Grid Volt/VAr Optimization (VVO) and Conservation Voltage Reduction (CVR). The capacitor controls and regulator/LTC controls designed by Beckwith Electric incorporate advanced features to enable maximum benefits to be derived from an Integrated Volt/Var Management (IVVM) system. When distribution system is experiencing high penetration of DERs, features such as Smart Voltage Reduction and Smart Reverse Power can be applied to operate properly as stand-alone controls with no communications, or as a critical part of an overall centralized IVVM system with extensive communications.

Posting Address

Hubbell Power Systems

Beckwith Electric

6190 118th Ave N.

Largo, FL  33773

Position Overview

Researches, designs, develops, tests, documents, and supports software and interface hardware for testing products manufactured for the electric utility industry.


Verifies all manufactured product is capable of meeting design requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities

Other duties may be assigned.


•    Analyze product hardware and firmware to formulate a test plan to verify design requirements and maximize test coverage. 
•    Review design and specifications and provide feedback based on the risk of not meeting design requirements specification.
•    Perform cost/benefit analysis to determine desired level of automation.
•    Design and develop test interface hardware necessary for rapid and reliable connection to the device under test.
•    Design and develop test software to control product, instrumentation, and test systems needed to exercise and measure products performance to design requirements specification
•    Establish data reporting and storage routines for communicating with business systems.
•    Record and analyze critical to quality performance metrics. Initiate investigation and preventative action when necessary.
•    Test, debug, and document operational performance and effectiveness of test systems.
•    Document and maintain version control on all developed software and hardware.
•    Maintain testing procedures.
•    Determine test equipment maintenance plan and redundancy necessary to minimize test station downtime.
•    Maintain test software and hardware throughout product lifecycle.
•    Provide guidance on common failure modes to Test Technicians.
•    Work with other team members to accomplish goals.
•    Comply with all work rules, including but not limited to, the Company's safety and attendance policies.


•    Revise and improve operation, performance, and documentation for new and existing test systems.

Skills and Experience

BS degree, EE and/or CS, with 3 to 5 years related experience and/or training.  Three to five years in software coding using Labview, Labwindows, "C", "C++" and/or other languages.  


•    Experience designing automated test equipment.
•    Familiar with common utility communications standards and protocols: TCP/IP TIA-232, TIA-485, IRIG-B, USB, IEC61850, DNP, and Modbus.
•    Programming for hardware and instrument control with Labview, Labwindows, C, TestStand, and other software languages as necessary.
•    Familiar with power systems and theory.
•    Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations.
•    Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
•    Ability to effectively communicate with the organization.




Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science


Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

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