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Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineer

Job Description

This is a permanent position, located in Albuquerque. 


Work with Management, Marketing, and Sales to define new product requirements and map into technical performance specifications. Provide engineering support and technical direction for defining, designing, bringing to market, and supporting client’s solid-state lighting product lines.



  • Research, design, develop, test and supervise the manufacturing and installation of electrical components into new products. 

  • Prepare technical drawing and specifications of electrical SSL systems and New Product Development.

  • Perform detailed calculation to compute and establish manufacturing standards or specifications.

  • Evaluate and select the electrical, mechanical, thermal, optical, and semiconductor components determined to be optimal for design and manufacture of SSL products

  • Provide support documentation, prototyping, manufacturing and testing activities to ensure compliance with specifications, codes or customer requirements.

  • Research Competitor Analysis, Applications Engineering, Project Lighting Layout and Simulation or Prototype through Product Certification, etc.

  • Define and manage SSL product design projects including: technology provider selection, project goals, schedules and budget, and overall project management

  • Focus on LED’s, LED drivers, power control and lighting systems, and thermal management, optics, electrical power supplies, controls, etc.

  • Continuously review and evaluate new SSL technologies

  • Investigate competitor products and analysis.

  • Investigate customer or public complaints, determine nature and extent of problem and recommend remedial measures.

  • Define, organize, and maintain technical database libraries of SSL specifications, CAD databases, design documents and revisions, bills of materials (BOMs), etc.

  • Work closely with Manufacturing Operations to bring new SSL product designs through prototyping, testing, certification, and product launch.

  • Help optimize supply chain, manufacturing cost reduction, quality control, and resolution of any product issues.

It is the policy of BEStstaff, Inc. not to discriminate against any employee or any applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, developmental disability, sexual orientation, or national origin.

"Positively changing lives through Trust, Care and Commitment based staffing"

Job Requirements



  • BS Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Five years related lighting fixture industry experience
  • Practical application of engineering science and technology including applying principles, techniques and procedures for design and production of electrical fixtures and products. 
  • Theory-of-operation knowledge and understanding of: LED’s, electrical power supply and drive circuitry, heat sink thermodynamics, optics, and general knowledge of Solid-State Lighting components.
  • Design techniques, tools and principles in production of electrical products.
  • Logic and reasoning skills to identify alternative solutions to problems.
  • General hands-on proficiency with computers, electronic test instruments, and laboratory and shop tools related to prototype building and testing.
  • Good project management skills and experience as related to bringing new products to market.
  • Good general communications skills; verbal and written.
  • Ability to interface with and manage a wide variety of component suppliers, technology vendors, contract manufacturers, design service providers, etc.


Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 5 year(s)
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Manufacturing, Industrial, Electronics
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 200
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Electrical Engineer

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