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High Country Tek (HCT) is located in Nevada City, California. Nestled on the western slopes of the Sierra-Nevada mountain range, we are close to Sacramento, CA and Reno, NV. Winter and summer sport locations are 30 to 45 minutes away. Nevada City and Grass Valley, known for their history during the California Gold Rush now cater to tourism and many environmentally conscious industries.
POSITION / JOB TITLE: Electronic Controls Engineer
RESPONSIBILITIES / DUTIES: Review customer source control drawings, specification control drawings and other applicable specifications to determine requirements and/or feasibility of the component. Prepare preliminary design proposal(s), refine and complete design after review meetings. Perform liaison function between Engineering, Manufacturing and Quality to address any manufacturing/design, cost reduction or customer repair/rejection issues, including implementing product improvements. Participate in engineering and general design review as required. Prepare technical data such as qualification test procedures, acceptance test procedures, reports, component maintenance manuals, etc. Interact with customers on engineering design and product technical support. Communicate with vendors to review parts supplied or proposed. Collaborate as required with internal groups including purchasing, quality control, sales, production, and accounting.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE: Bachelors of Engineering/Mechatronics Degree or equivalent from four-year College. Four or more years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Familiarity with fluid power systems applications, operations and controls. Understanding of Electronics, Electrical Solutions, Input/Output Devices, and Industrial Networks. Ability to select and specify controller architecture and interface hardware. Experience with (IEC61131-3) logic programming.
High Country Tek, Inc. (HCT), founded in 1983 in Nevada City California is recognized as North America's foremost independent designer and producer of modular, extremely robust, high reliability digital and analog electronic controller products for the fluid power industry. Our signature method of total encapsulation using a flame resistant resin offers complete electrical integrity, making both our 'Specialty Range' and our fully programmable DVC™ series impervious to the typically harsh environment seen in the industry while providing full and uninterrupted operation. Recognized as innovators and market leaders covering general Mobile, Industrial and Marine applications, we are also, globally acknowledged in the 'Hydraulic fan cooling' and 'Hydraulic generator controller' segments where significant fuel, emission and operational savings can be realized by using one of the company's controllers to optimize the applications operation.
High Country Tek, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sun Hydraulics, offers a competitive benefits package to our full-time employees. These benefits include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, AD&D, LTD, and 401(k). Paid time off and 10 days of holidays are included as part of the salary package. Note that this is a remote position and no relocation funding is available.
High Country Tek is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to promoting a culturally diverse workforce.
To apply for this position, please send your resume to: Human Resources, or call (530) 265-3236.