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Sr. Product Engineer (Electrical Distribution) - Largo, FL

Largo, Florida
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Hubbell Incorporated
Manufacturing & operations
10,001+ employees
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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

Beckwith Electric introduced the first solid state tapchanger control in 1968 and was the first to develop the microprocessor based protective relay in 1981. Today, Beckwith Electric has thousands of protection and control units in service worldwide, with a reputation for cutting-edge technology, defined by its customers and refined by Beckwith. This success starts with Beckwith Electric Employees and their commitment to quality in the products.

Beckwith creates solutions that protect power systems around the world. Beckwith's field-proven smart distribution automation controls for transformers, regulators and capacitor banks incorporate unique control strategies, advanced microprocessor architecture and cyber security compliant communications. Power systems protection solutions include generator, transformer, feeder, recloser and distributed energy resources (DERs). Additionally, Beckwith's fast motor bus transfer systems at power plants and process industries transfer motor bus from a faulty source to an alternate source to preventing motor damage while preserving the process continuity.

Beckwith is the leading provider of innovative solutions for Smart Grid Volt/VAr Optimization (VVO) and Conservation Voltage Reduction (CVR). The capacitor controls and regulator/LTC controls designed by Beckwith Electric incorporate advanced features to enable maximum benefits to be derived from an Integrated Volt/Var Management (IVVM) system. When distribution system is experiencing high penetration of DERs, features such as Smart Voltage Reduction and Smart Reverse Power can be applied to operate properly as stand-alone controls with no communications, or as a critical part of an overall centralized IVVM system with extensive communications.

Posting Address

Hubbell Power Systems

Beckwith Electric

6190 118th Ave N

Largo, FL 33773

Position Overview

Responsible for the application of the company's products and systems ensuring they are technically correct. Assist in the attainment of the bookings goals and objectives while promoting and fostering the image of the company on a worldwide basis.

Duties and Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Apply understanding of electrical distribution systems and distribution control products to advanced applications involving our products and customer use cases.
  • Work closely with the Department Managers, Regional Sales & Application Managers, and company Reps to develop and refine customer solutions utilizing Beckwith control products.
  • Work closely with the Department Managers, Regional Sales & Application Managers, and company Reps to meet or exceed the established bookings objectives for the company's products and services.
  • Assist Product Management in creating and maintaining product lifecycle and product roadmap documentation and create design documentation for new features to be implemented as part of the Design Review Board process. This includes Multi-Generational Product Plans, Product Requirement Documents and Marketing Requirements Documents.
  • Investigate / troubleshoot specific customer or product problems or marketing issues and propose solutions and changes that may be required for satisfactory resolution.
  • Provide technical services to customers and in support of the company relating to the use, operation and maintenance of the company's products and systems with particular emphasis on the hardware, connections, firmware, software, and communications capabilities.
  • Review specifications, plans and other customer documents to assure proper application and operation of the company's products and systems.
  • Reply to customer phone inquiries on product price and delivery. Develop proposals and quotations for the company's products, systems and services in response to customer inquiries.
  • Review and verify customers control settings for application and calculation accuracy.
  • Assist the Department Managers to identify and develop marketing specifications for potential new product offerings and enhancements to existing products and systems.
  • Assist the Department Managers with the development of promotional literature/documents, and product instruction books.
  • Write and present technical papers on the application and use of company products at industry conferences and exhibitions.
  • Assist with product configuration and quoting for strategic bids and sales opportunities.
  • Comply with all work rules, including but not limited to, the Company's safety and attendance policies.


  • As required, assist the sales force with the preparation and conducting of technical presentations and demonstrations to gain acceptance by the customer.
  • As required, provide training to company employees, sales representatives and customers.
  • As required, represent the company at national and regional trade associations, conferences and exhibitions.
  • Satisfactorily perform all primary job functions.
  • Operate within established budget.
  • All other duties as assigned by management.

Skills and Experience

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelors in Engineering, preference for BSEE, or equivalent experience. Training and first hand knowledge of hardware, firmware, and software requirements to integrate IED's into electric utility energy management, automation and control systems. Knowledge and experience in electric utility communication schemes required for SCADA, system automation and other energy management systems is preferred. Application, design or product engineering experience either at a utility company or OEM. Product Management experience is preferred


  • Knowledge of the company's products and services and their application in the generation, transmission and distribution of electrical power.
  • Computer skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams, and Outlook.
  • Ability to meet and work with customers at all levels within the organization.
  • Tact and diplomacy for working with others.
  • Troubleshooting over the phone, asks the right questions and talks individual through problem to solution.
  • Candidate must have the ability to:
    • Read and interpret technical instructions, and procedure manuals.
    • Write reports and correspondence.
    • Speak effectively before groups of customers or employees.
    • Apply advanced mathematical concepts and applications of analytical skills.
    • Apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.
    • Deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations) in its most difficult phases.
    • Deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.



Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering

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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.