Sr PCB Engineering Specialist - St. Louis, MO

Date: Mar 26, 2024

Location: St. Louis, MO, US, 63146

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Job Overview

Provide technical excellence in developing Printed Circuit Board Assemblies (PCBA) for high volume electronic products associated with the Automated Metering Infrastructure (AMI) industry.  Contribute to the development of PCBA deliverables from layout to production launch.  Execute product deployment tasks and provide support in resolving field issues as required. Function as technical expert when required.

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A Day In The Life

Duties and Responsibilities

•    Responsible for PCB design of complex, high density multilayer PCBAs w/ RF, Analog, and High-Speed Digital circuits
•    Translate input from RF, Electronic and Mechanical Design Engineers into detailed schematics and PCB layouts.
•    Ensure meeting design parameters along with engineering, test, assembly and fabrication standards and guidelines. 
•    Create and maintain ECAD symbols and footprints in company libraries.
•    Preparation and implementation of checklists and reviews for layout and design releases.
•    Generation and Release of Engineering documentation in Aclara Product Lifecycle Management system for PCB design packages: 

o    Gerber files, Fabrication, Assembly and Panel drawings, etc.
o    Review and ensure all released parts conform to manufacturer, IPC, and company standards.
o    Documentation of new parts, including vendor documentation (datasheets, environmental compliance certificates, etc.), to match ECAD libraries.

•    Provide documentation to and work with Purchasing Agents, Fabricators and Assemblers. 
•    Maintain Aclara technological market advantage by continuous improvement of PCBA design and process by staying current with the latest PCB material, layer construction, manufacturing guidelines, and implementing into designs and practices.
•    Ensure Aclara success by collaborating closely with Engineers and cross-functional teams to meet product requirements, timelines, and quality.

What will help you thrive in this role?

Skills and Experience
•    5+ years of direct PCB layout experience. IPC Certification a plus.
•    Experience/proficiency with Cadence based Design (ORCAD Capture and Allegro). Altium experience is an added advantage.
•    Experience with RF, analog, digital, high speed, impedance control layout techniques along with EMI/EMC is mandatory. Thermal and mechanical performance considerations are an added advantage.
•    Mechanical aptitude and 2D mechanical drafting CAD tool experience required. SolidWorks experience is a plus.
•    Proficient in creating and maintaining schematic symbols and PCB layout footprints, and STEP files in associated programs and libraries.
•    Knowledge of IPC, UL, FCC, and CE Certifications.
•    Experience in DFx methodologies.
•    Knowledge of Electronic Circuits and their functionality. 
•    Knowledge of ECAD to MCAD transfer techniques helpful.

Education

•    Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Electronics or Electrical Engineering

Competencies

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 Utility Solutions 

 

Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) enable the grid to conduct, communicate and control energy across utility applications. HUS provides the critical components that allow the grid to reliably transmit and distribute energy, as well as the communications and controls technologies to make the grid smarter and more flexible.

 

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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