Design Engineer (Lineman Tools & Equipment) - Centralia, MO

Hubbell Incorporated

Location: Centralia, Missouri

Job Type: Not Specified


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

Hubbell Power Systems (HPS) engages in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of products used by utilities. Today, HPS is deeply engaged in product solutions for OSP Communication utility purposes, and has been actively growing that segment of the business. HPS roots have historically been in high voltage transmission, distribution, substation, underground products used by electric utilities. HPS products are also used in the civil construction, transportation, gas and water industries.

At HPS, we build products that provide mission critical infrastructure and that deliver communications and power to millions of people worldwide. In our business, failure is not an option. Therefore, we manufacture products of uncompromising integrity and it starts with our quality policy. We hold our partners, our suppliers and ourselves to the highest standard to ensure we exceed all the technical and functional expectations of our customers.

Hubbell Incorporated engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of electrical and electronic products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Electrical, Power, and Industrial Technology.

Brand Overview

The CHANCE® brand originated with the 1907 founding of A. B. Chance Company. Originally a manufacturer of anchors, CHANCE purchased Tip Tools Co. in 1937, which would later become CHANCE® Lineman Grade Tools™. Over the course of nearly 120 years, CHANCE has delivered pole line hardware, switches, cutouts and fuse links in addition to anchors, foundations, hot line tools, fiberglass and rubber products. Acquired by Hubbell® in 1994, the CHANCE brand is proudly manufactured in Centralia, Missouri, Leeds, Alabama and Juarez, Mexico.

Posting Address

Centralia, MO (Greater Columbia Missouri Area)

Position Overview

The Design Engineer provide engineering support to marketing, sales, and manufacturing. Perform in multiple aspects of design engineering, which includes but is not limited to: drawing creation, component selection, specification preparation in support of vendor selection, product testing, working with customers, and project management.

Position will offer complex engineering challenges that require in depth data analysis, original thinking, persistence, excellent communication skills, and a positive attitude.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support existing products
  • Research and develop ideas for new products and processes
  • Improve upon the design, performance, and cost of existing products and processes
  • Design, model, and test new products and modifications
  • Define and oversee the electrical and mechanical testing of products to meet industry specifications
  • Present to large internal and external groups on technical subjects such as Temporary Protective Grounding
  • Periodically travel with the HPS sales force to make joint customer calls. Attend trade shows, sales training schools, industry meetings, etc. to support the knowledge of assigned product lines.

Skills and Experience

  • B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
  • Electric utility experience would be helpful but not required
  • Product design experience using 3D modeling
  • Knowledge or understanding of Electric Utility Lineman Tools and Work Methods
  • Possess strong analytical, communication and presentation skills
  • Be a highly motivated self-starter who has a passion for engineering and product ownership.
  • Ability to communicate technical requirements to both technical and nontechnical audiences

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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