Design Engineering Associate - Reading, PA

Date: Feb 12, 2024

Location: Reading, PA, US, 19605

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Job Overview

The Design Engineering Associate will provide end-to-end support of high-quality custom communication systems and products to meet customer specifications.  Low to moderate complexity level working under supervision of an Engineer.

A Day In The Life

Roles & Responsibilities include:

  • Support sales in proposing custom equipment and systems:

  • Evaluate customer specifications and assist with determining the appropriate solutions.

  • Determine feasibility of custom product requirements and equipment integration.

  • Assist with preliminary engineering design to determine form, fit and function of product.

  • Provide technical write-up of system solution and system architecture, based on GAI-Tronics product offerings.

  • Provide written Quotations and Proposals, inclusive of pricing, technical, and commercial content, based on customer specifications.

  • Generate a written bill of material to provide accurate parts list for custom products to be built.

  • Provide accurate diagrams of products and systems.

  • Assist engineers with problems encountered, reducing project completion time.

  • Answer customer inquiries (via collaboration applications, telephone, or email) on custom products and systems.

  • Provide IOM (Installation, Operation and Maintenance) documents for custom products or systems, supplying the customer with accurate documentation on products purchased and supporting the customer by collaboration applications, telephone, or email as required.

  •  Provide technical support to internal and external customers regarding custom products or systems. Respond to requests submitted through the department Help Line tool.

  •  Perform acoustical surveys using sound meters and drawings at customer's sites and develop accurate speaker layouts from the survey results.

What will help you thrive in this role?

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or electrical engineering technology 
  • Associates degree in electrical engineering or electrical engineering technology with three to five years related experience
  • Five to ten years related work experience
  • 1-3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment preferred. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.) required. 
  • Previous experience with AutoCAD strongly preferred.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms.


Planning, Organizing, and Decision Making

Hubbell Incorporated


Hubbell creates critical infrastructure solutions that power our customers, communities, people and the planet. Our company is strategically aligned around enabling grid modernization and electrification. As more products plug in to an aging grid, Hubbell solutions enable the transition to a more reliable, resilient and efficient energy infrastructure. Founded in 1888 our innovation has made us a leading global manufacturer of high quality electrical and utility solutions enabling customers to operate critical infrastructure reliably and efficiently.


The company operates in two segments. Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) enable the grid to conduct, communicate and control energy across utility applications and Hubbell Electrical Solutions (HES) are essential to managing power across a wide range of industries and applications. Our vertical market solutions can be applied to markets including Data Centers, Renewables, Commercial Buildings, Industrial, Telecom and Transportation. Supporting both of our business segments is our corporate and Hubbell Unified Business Solutions teams that provide consistent process, tools technologies across our businesses.


We are committed to operating sustainably and ethically while promoting an inclusive and supportive culture for our people to grow and develop in their careers. Our employees proudly work and serve our communities from our headquarters in Shelton, CT, across the United States and around the globe.


Hubbell Electrical Solutions


Hubbell Electrical Solutions (HES) are essential to managing power across a wide range of industries and applications. HES provides the critical components that allow operators of buildings, factories and other industrial infrastructure to connect, protect, wire and manage power.


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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