Electro-Mechanical Engineer

General Information
Location 1715 N 8TH ST
United States
Employee Type Exempt
Job Category Engineering
Required Degree 4 Year Degree
Manage Others Yes
Contact Information
Name George Cagle
Email georgeca@cobaltboats.com


The Electro-Mechanical Engineer will design and support the manufacturing of electrical and mechanical systems used on Cobalt boats. Must be proficient in troubleshooting DC systems, reading, interpreting and developing electrical schematic diagrams as well as utilizing a variety of equipment for accessing, troubleshooting, and repairing electrical systems. The qualified candidate will be responsible for new product innovation of electrical systems that include, but are not limited to the innovative designs; specification creation; electrical schematic creation; managing multiple suppliers in design execution; validation; and integration into the manufacturing process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Work daily with multi-discipline teams on new product design and continuous improvement of in-boat electrical and mechanical systems.
Design and maintain wiring harnesses and schematics, ensuring all electrical systems are integrated efficiently and effectively.
Assume the lead engineerā s role on multiple assigned projects; including, but not limited to wiring harnesses, lighting, sensors, and other powered systems.
Project management of multiple projects and suppliers, ensuring adherence to timelines, budgets, quality, and design specifications.
Regularly identify opportunities for product improvements and re-engineer designs to enhance the form, fit, and function of current and new designs.
Establish validation standards, develop testing protocols, and document test results for all in-boat electrical systems.
Use engineering and computer design software to complete assigned work.
Ensure proper cross-departmental coordination and effective communication of all assigned projects.
Develop test scopes involving multiple supplier interaction and facilitate integrated test plans.
Assist customer service team with technical support and field repair solutions if needed.
Other duties may be assigned.
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

BSEE, BSME, or related degree from ABET accredited university preferred

Boat operation experience preferred

Experience in common hand tools required

Understanding of basic DC electrical systems and diagnostic equipment

3D solid modeling preferred; AutoCAD required; NX and Rhino preferred

Language Skills: English required. Effective communication skills necessary. Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries. Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

Reasoning Ability: Must maintain a strong understanding of general problem solving, logical reasoning, and root cause analysis.

Other Qualifications: Include Certificates, Licenses, Registrations and other skills/abilities/qualifications not listed above.

Occasional traveling required

Excellent computer skills in Microsoft

Knowledgeable in NMMA, SAE, and IEEE standards preferred.

Physical Demands:

Continuous/C = 67-100%, Frequent/F = 33-66%, Occasional/O = 33%, None/N

Sits 3 hours
Stands 3 hours
Walks 2 hours
Drives 0 hours
Employee uses Hands for repetitive activities:

Simple Grasping: Right, Frequent Left, Frequent
Pushing/Pulling: Right, Occasional Left, Occasional
Fine Manipulation: Right, Frequent Left, Frequent
Employee uses Feet for repetitive activities:

Right: Occasional Left: Occasional
Employee is required to perform these activities:

Bending At Waist: Occasional
Squatting: Occasional
Climbing Ladders, Stairs: Occasional
Kneeling On Ground: Occasional
Reaching Above Shoulder: Occasional
Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job (ie; heat/cold, dust/dampness, height; chemical; noise) PPE requirements are included. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work near moving mechanical parts; vibration; outdoor weather conditions

Typical 8 hour work days, overtime required at times.

Competencies To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Teamwork: Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

Motivation: Measures self against standard of excellence.

Quality: Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Attendance/Punctuality: Is consistently at work and on time.

Dependability: Takes responsibility for own actions.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $55,000.00 to $65,000.00 /year


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