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Creative Technical Solutions

Senior Application Engineer

The following represent brief/broad descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all duties/responsibilities and requisite skills associated with the position.

SUMMARY

Responsible for the application of the company’s products and systems related to controls and objective relaying of distribution feeders, transformers, distributed generation interconnection, and generation. Assist in the attainment of the bookings goals and objectives while promoting and fostering the image of the company on a worldwide basis.

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

  • Responsible for the application of the company’s products and systems related to protective relaying of distribution feeders (including recloser controls), transformers, generators, and distributed energy resources interconnection. Provide technical services to customers in support of the application, use, and maintenance of the above products and systems.
  • Promote and serve as subject matter expert for VVO, DER, CVR, and other distribution automation applications as it relates to substation LTC transformers, voltage regulators, and distribution capacitor banks.
  • Serve as subject matter expert for transformer paralleling applications, and participate in an active role with IEEE Transformer Committee.
  • Assume a leadership involving the application and integration of the company’s products and systems into SCADA, system automation and other energy management systems.
  • Investigate / troubleshoot specific customer or product problems or marketing issues and propose solutions and changes that may be required for satisfactory resolution.
  • Review specifications, plans and other customer documents to assure proper application and operation of the company’s products and systems.
  • Develop proposals for the company’s products, systems and services in response to customer inquiries that cannot be addressed by simple quoting. Support commercial members of Customer Technical Support Team with questions so they may accurately produce quotations.
  • Provide technical services to customers and in support of the company relating to the use, operation and maintenance of the company’s control products and systems with particular emphasis on the 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.
  • Investigate / troubleshoot specific customer or product problems or marketing issues and propose solutions and changes that may be required for satisfactory resolution. This requires the ability to:
    • Extract and analyze sequence of events logs from products
    • Extract and analyze oscillographic records from products
    • Examine customer drawings, including 1-Line, 3-Line, dc elementary, logic, control wiring, flowchart, states and other diagramming used in power electrical engineering practice.
    • Analyze customer written specifications that describe design and operation of systems.
    • Examine customer settings for suitability; suggest settings from customer system information.
  • Review and verify customer’s settings for application and calculation accuracy.
  • 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.
  • Write and present technical papers on the application and use of company products at industry conferences and exhibitions.
  • Work closely with the Department Managers, Regional Sales & Application Managers and company Sales Representatives to meet or exceed the established bookings objectives for the company’s products and services.
  • Provide recommendations to marketing and/or engineering for further product development and product enhancements as required, realizing growth in market share.
  • Maintain a leadership role for training and team development of employees within the company, and Sales Representatives, for application and support for control products.
  • Work closely with the Department Managers, Regional Sales & Application Managers, and company Sales Representatives to develop and implement marketing programs for the development of sales growth and customer service activities.
  • 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.
  • Comply with all work rules, including but not limited to, the Company’s safety and attendance policies.

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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

PHYSICAL DEMANDS   The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT   The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Employee must not present a direct threat to the health and safety of themselves or others.

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions while traveling or at a customer location.  There may also be exposure to energized high voltage electrical environments such as substations, generating stations and industrial electrical facilities.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

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 – Bachelors in Engineering, preference for BSEE, and 5 years practical experience in Utility or heavy Industrial power systems, or, 10+ years practical experience in Utility or heavy Industrial power systems plus specific training.   Application engineering experience for protection and/or control solutions into power systems.  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.  Product design or engineering experience plus.

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

  • Knowledge of the company’s products and services and their application in the generation, transmission and distribution of electrical power
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, MathCad, VISIO.
  • 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.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:  Ability to read and interpret technical instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees.

REASONING SKILLS:  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to apply principles of logical thinking and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:  Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts and applications of analytical skills.

REASONING ABILITY:  Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.  Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations) in its most difficult phases.  Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.


Our Compensation Package includes a Competitive Salary, Paid Vacation and Holidays, 401(k) Plan, Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, and Educational Assistance.

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    • Reference Job #: RG190016
    • Beckwith Electric
      Attn: Human Resources
      6190 118th Avenue North
      Largo, FL 33773
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    • Reference Job #: RG190016
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Engineering

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

The following represent brief/broad descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all duties/responsibilities and requisite skills associated with the position.

SUMMARY

The Senior Mechanical Engineer provides sustaining engineering support for manufacturing, vendors and our customers. Provide direction to design/drafting department to ensure drawing standards are established and followed. Coordinate and manage the process of product improvements, product modifications through Engineering Change Orders.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Designs products using DFM (Design for Manufacturability) methods.
  • Configures designs to be efficiently produced with a wide range of customer options.
  • Evaluate and recommend design approaches to meet performance requirements for new or improved products.
  • Investigate solutions to product or process problems.
  • Ensures that all information on the drawings is clearly and accurately presented, so that the procurement, fabrication, assembly, testing, and inspection can be accomplished smoothly in order to provide the highest quality and lowest cost product for our customers.
  • Interfaces with vendors/design-builders to resolve problems and design issues.
  • Consults with other research and development team members to clarify or resolve problems.
  • Capable of preparing three-dimensional mechanical layouts in Solidworks software which can be translated into production drawings.
  • Prepare and revise BOM structures.
  • Create and release engineering drawings and documents using PLM systems.
  • Update item masters in ERP.
  • Comply with all work rules, including but not limited to, the Company’s safety and attendance policies.
  • Assist Creative Technical Solutions with NPI process and documentation.
  • Coordinate modifications by reviewing proposals of customer requirements, determine if proposals are feasible and estimate proposal costs.

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepares or directs preparation of product or system layout and detailed drawings and schematics.
  • Capable of performing tolerance studies to ensure mechanical fits and avoid mechanical interferences.
  • Possesses a thorough understanding of industry standards such as UL specifications regarding safety and testing requirements.
  • Conducts design reviews with manufacturing, engineering, quality, and marketing on new product designs.
  • Safely handles products or equipment in order to prevent injury to handler or damage to product.

Qualifications, Skills and Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering is required. MSME preferred
  • 10+ years of experience in mechanical design.
  • A thorough knowledge in electrical/mechanical field of OEM equipment.
  • Should be familiar with estimating techniques and budget control.
  • Rack Mount Cabinet design.
  • Proficient in the use of computer aided design tools: AutoCAD and Solidworks.
  • Strong understanding of GD&T principles.
  • Ability to multi-task in an evolving project environment.
  • Strong customer focus, both internal and external.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical specifications.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
  • Ability to apply mathematical skills to perform tolerance studies.
  • Ability to perform a load analysis.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Employee must not present a direct threat to the health and safety of themselves or others. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.


Our Compensation Package includes a Competitive Salary, Paid Vacation and Holidays, 401(k) Plan, Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, and Educational Assistance.

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    • Reference Job #: RG180020
    • Beckwith Electric
      Attn: Human Resources
      6190 118th Avenue North
      Largo, FL 33773
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    • (727) 545-7612
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Senior Software Design Engineer

The following represent brief/broad descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all duties/responsibilities and requisite skills associated with the position.

SUMMARY

As a Senior Software Design Engineer at Beckwith Electric, you will be part of a dedicated team working to research, design, and develop custom software and firmware from conception to release. These duties support the overall development of our innovative protection and control software systems for electric power generation, transmission and distribution companies.  This position focuses on designing creative and robust solutions to streamline processes that allow us to provide best in class products for our customers. The incumbent must have a passion for writing code, solving problems, designing solutions, and enjoy collaborating with other highly skilled individuals. This position also works in conjunction with our hardware and product design development team by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for research, design, and development of embedded software for next generation power system control and protection products for generation, transmission, and distribution of electric power.
  • Consults with hardware engineers and other engineering staff to evaluate interface between hardware and software, and operational and performance requirements of overall system.
  • Assists in the development of product requirements for new products. Develops block diagrams and design specifications.
  • Develops and conducts software system testing procedures, programming, and documentation
  • Analyzes software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints.
  • Formulates and designs software system, on Windows PC, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design.
  • Codes hi-level algorithms.
  • Codes Windows applications using C# and C++ Visual Studio.
  • Codes communications protocols.
  • Develop and trouble shoot testing procedures.  Work with Engineering Test Technicians.
  • Write and debug software using real-time programming.
  • Develops and directs software system testing procedures, programming, and documentation.
  • Works with other team members to accomplish goals.
  • Complies with all work rules, including but not limited to, the Company’s safety and attendance policies.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

 

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Designs hardware when required.
  • Revise complex user and training manuals for new products.
  • All other duties as assigned by management.

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE 

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSEE/BSCE or Master’s degree
  • Minimum of three years of industry experience developing real-time embedded systems software using C, C++ and Visual Studio.    
  • Proficient in design and development of industrial-focused rock-solid embedded software in a heterogeneous, multi-processor SoC/FPGA/embedded-Linux environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and debug software and related hardware issues.
  • Experience with automated testing.
  • Deep knowledge of RTOS internals and Linux OS
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with front end/user interface development
  • Knowledge of cryptography and secure communication protocols such as (IPSEC, VPN, SSL)
  • Experience with industrial communication protocols such as MODBUS,DNP, IEC61850
  • Knowledge of, and/or experience with, Agile software development methodologies
  • Desire to grow professionally while being able to work with others in order to achieve team and company goals

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS 

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.  Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

EQUIPMENT/TOOLS

PC, Lab equipment as required, telephone, FAX machine, copier, calculator.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS 

Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations.  Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.  Employee must not present a direct threat to the health and safety of themselves or others.


Our Compensation Package includes a Competitive Salary, Paid Vacation and Holidays, 401(k) Plan, Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, and Educational Assistance.

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    • Reference Job #: RG190007
    • Beckwith Electric
      Attn: Human Resources
      6190 118th Avenue North
      Largo, FL 33773
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    • (727) 545-7612
      Attn: Human Resources
    • Reference Job #: RG190007
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Finance

Contracts Administrator

The following represent brief/broad descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all duties/responsibilities and requisite skills associated with the position.

Summary

 Handles all commercial facets of contracting, from evaluation of RFQ to contract close-out. Participates in pre-contract discussions and negotiations.  Reviews terms and conditions and communicates contract requirements to the organization and monitors performance for compliance.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Reviews all terms and conditions of contracts.
  • Negotiates all modifications to or deviations from contract requirements.
  • Identifies contract risks and recommends actions.
  • Reviews and approves subcontractor agreements and invoices and manages compliance with contracts.
  • Monitors all contract deadlines and conditions to ensure timelines are kept and all relevant payments or information has been met.
  • Provides management with timely reviews of the status of all contracts.
  • Acts as company liaison with outside insurance companies and brokers.
  • Creates language standards for existing and new contracts.
  • Develops and maintains organized system of physical and digital records, documentation and contracts.
  • Handles all Non-Disclosure Agreement requests.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Shall keep all proprietary information confidential.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALITIES

  • Excellent understanding of contract law, both domestic and international, including familiarity with Incoterms, commercial insurance, bonding, liquidated damages, NDA’s, etc.
  • Ability to spot errors in contracts.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively coordinate with managers, executives, technical personnel and customer organizations.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a customer service focus to build relationships by regularly demonstrating a high level of expertise and professionalism.
  • Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from manager to accomplish objectives.
  • Highly detail oriented and organized in work.
  • Handle and prioritize multiple tasks and projects while maintaining a high-level of accuracy.
  • Ability to meet assigned deadlines and manage time.
  • Proficient in MS Office (i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

 Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience.  At least five plus years contract & export/import experience.  Manufacturing or Government work experience preferred.

MACHINES/EQUIPMENT/TOOLS

 PC Computer, telephone, calculator, printer, copier.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary responsibilities.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit at a computer for extended periods of time, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand and walk.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. While performing the duties of this position, the employee regularly works in an office environment that is very high paced. There is low to moderate noise in the work environment.   Employee must not present a direct threat to the health and safety of themselves or others. 


Our Compensation Package includes a Competitive Salary, Paid Vacation and Holidays, 401(k) Plan, Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, and Educational Assistance.

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    • Reference Job #: RG190019
    • Beckwith Electric
      Attn: Human Resources
      6190 118th Avenue North
      Largo, FL 33773
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      Attn: Human Resources
    • Reference Job #: RG190019
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Manufacturing

Buyer

The following represent brief/broad descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all duties/responsibilities and requisite skills associated with the position. 

SUMMARY

Manages and coordinates the activities of purchasing electronic components, mechanical parts, raw materials, equipment, machinery, and supplies for organization.  Obtains necessary purchases at lowest cost consistent with approved quality and delivery date. Recommends improvements in overall purchasing program which will advance the interests of the organization. 

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY

Share the responsibility of providing positive cash flow and profitability of the Company with all other employees.

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

  • Initiate requests for quotes (RFQ) and select best source consistent with cost, quality and delivery requirements. Negotiate and manage long term pricing agreements on critical commodities, utilizing blankets orders.
  • Enter purchase orders into computer system, obtain confirmations then scan into DocStar.
  • Develop, coordinate and manage on-going supplier relationships with key distributors/vendors.
  • Buyer will negotiate with suppliers on all conflicts and/or questions concerning pricing, delivery dates, quality and required packaging. Verifies receipt of materials and/or services and approves invoices for payment as required.
  • Handles procurements for build-to-print-parts after determining price and availability through formal and informal requests for quotes (RFQs) of components used to build product.
  • Expedite to an ever changing schedule.
  • Researches and provides constant feedback to department and management relative to material shortages and supplier’s capacity and capabilities. Work with Supervisor and Engineers to have alternate components spec’d in due to excessive lead time.
  • Maintains proper inventory levels per order policy. Interacts with personnel throughout the site with frequent outside contacts to discuss/negotiate difficult technical problems.
  • Process non-conforming material requests (NCMR) and RMA requests with distributors/vendors, in a timely manner.
  • Answer to monthly Purchase Price Variance report, as well as, Supplier on Time Delivery report.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing other job related tasks as needed; enabling other workers to achieve their job objectives.
  • Approves all purchases within a pre-determined limit.
  • Performs internal company audits in accordance with ISO-9000 standards
  • Heavily involved in Annual Standard Costing quoting and Year End Blanket renewal.
  • Due to interface with global suppliers (time zone differences), the desirable candidate will need to be flexible on the hours worked.
  • Works overtime on an as-needed basis.
  • Comply with all work rules, including but not limited to, the Company’s safety and attendance policies.

Additional Qualifications

  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Work experience in an electronics manufacturing environment beneficial
  • Efficient organization and time-management skills
  • Six Sigma, APICS, CPIM . Certification a plus.
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing tools (Kaizen, Kanban, Standard Work, 1-piece flow and 5’s)
  • Knowledge of MRP Systems
  • Ability to organize work, document and/or report concisely and accurately and be thorough in carrying out the responsibilities of the job.
  • Ability to handle multiple vendors/priorities with minimal supervision under challenging conditions
  • Demonstrates an active commitment to continuous improvement in the areas of Quality, Cost, Delivery and Lead Time.
  • Have effective interpersonal and communication skills with all levels of employees and management. High degree of confidence, objectivity, tact, diplomacy and ethical conduct is essential.

EQUIPMENT/TOOLS  PC Computer; calculator; printer; copier; FAX; telephone.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to walk and sit.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Employee must not present a direct threat to the health and safety of themselves or others.

Requires indoor work and occasional travel to vendor locations. 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE   Four year college or university degree in business or material management or equivalent experience.  7 plus years in a manufacturing environment with progressive responsibility. 

SKILLS  & KNOWLEDGE

Ability to identify electronic and mechanical components; familiarity with purchasing and inventory control procedure in a manufacturing environment; familiarity with a fully integrated computing system; ability to supervise others.

Negotiating and problem solving skills. 

Analytical skills.

Ability to read and understand blueprints/technical drawings and specifications desired

Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and high-stress environment

Ability to use computer for on-line system and for spreadsheet analysis

Comprehensive understanding of MS Excel, MS Word

LANGUAGE SKILLS  Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulation.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals, ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, vendors and others who have a need to know.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS  Facility with numbers.  Ability to work with mathematical concepts.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

REASONING ABILITY  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Our Compensation Package includes a Competitive Salary, Paid Vacation and Holidays, 401(k) Plan, Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, and Educational Assistance.

  • Email:
  • Mail:
    • Reference Job #: RG190021
    • Beckwith Electric
      Attn: Human Resources
      6190 118th Avenue North
      Largo, FL 33773
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    • (727) 545-7612
      Attn: Human Resources
    • Reference Job #: RG190021
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Electronic Final Assembler

The following represent brief/broad descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all duties/responsibilities and requisite skills associated with the position. 

Summary

Performs a variety of tasks involved in the assembly of electronic components, subassemblies, products, or systems. Has knowledge of Electronic Manufacturing, good soldering skills and point-to-point wiring. Should have box building experience. Works fairly independently or under minimal supervision of the Group Leader. Perform duties in accordance with Manufacturing Department/ISO 9001 written procedures.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Performs a variety of tasks involved in the assembly of electronic components, subassemblies, products, or systems by performing the following duties as required.
  • Reads work orders, follow production drawings and sample assemblies, or receives verbal instructions regarding duties to be performed.
  • Positions and aligns parts in specified relationship to each other.
  • Crimps, solders, or performs similar mechanical operations to join or secure parts in place per IPC 610C Class II, J-Standard –001C.
  • Mounts assembled components, such as transformers, resistors, transistors, capacitors, integrated circuits, and sockets, on chassis’ or panels.
  • Connects component lead wires to printed circuit board or routes and connects wires between individual component leads and other components, connectors, terminals, and contact points.
  • Performs intermediate assembly tasks, such as conformal coating parts and assemblies.
  • Adjusts or trims materials from components to achieve specified electrical or dimensional characteristics.
  • Performs on-line inspection to ensure parts and assemblies meet production specifications and standards. Identify workmanship defects.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area.
  • Work overtime as needed.
  • Comply with all work rules, including but not limited to, the Company’s safety and attendance policies.

Secondary Responsibilities

  • May assist with material handling function.
  • May assist with Final Assembly, Test, and Production Control functions as needed.
  • Installs finished assemblies or subassemblies in cases and cabinets.
  • Assembles and attaches hardware, such as caps, clamps, knobs, and switches, to assemblies.
  • Tends machines that press or shape component parts.
  • May set up and prepare workstations.

Our Compensation Package includes a Competitive Salary, Paid Vacation and Holidays, 401(k) Plan, Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, and Educational Assistance.

  • Email:
  • Mail:
    • Reference Job #: RG190024
    • Beckwith Electric
      Attn: Human Resources
      6190 118th Avenue North
      Largo, FL 33773
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    • (727) 545-7612
      Attn: Human Resources
    • Reference Job #: RG190024
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Electronic Technician

The following represent brief/broad descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all duties/responsibilities and requisite skills associated with the position. 

Summary

Performs routine tests on products manufactured for sale.  Responsible for performing the following:  calibration, hypot, transient and final test routines.  Also responsible for performing one or a combination of installing, repairing or troubleshooting electronic assemblies to the component level on solid state or digital electronic equipment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Tests, troubleshoots and repairs electronic assemblies that do not conform to specifications.
  • Maintains accurate records of test data and test time.
  • Actively supports our continuous improvement quality program by providing feedback and recommendation on activities centered around work station.
  • Accesses product information from MIS terminal and run ATS programs and program EEPROMS.
  • Tests products according to specification within prescribed time standard.
  • Accurately reports time spent on various jobs, Electrical Summaries, Contract Reports and other required forms used to complete the manufacturing process.

Equipment/Tools 

The employee should be able to effectively use Digital multimeters, oscilloscopes (analog/digital), synthesizer/functional generator, AC power supply, DC power supply, hypot tester (AC/DC), hand solder tools, PC computer.

Education And/Or Experience

AA degree in electronics or equivalent.  Two years’ experience in a production test environment. Prior experience using Windows Office Suite software such as Word and Excel.  Knowledge of DOS environment.  Hand soldering experience is required.

Skills & Knowledge

The employee should have:

  • Ability to isolate faults accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Training in troubleshooting solid state and digital circuits to the component level.
  • Ability to work in an organized efficient manner.
  • Knowledge of troubleshooting digital and active filter circuits at production level and be able to demonstrate that knowledge.
  • General electronics and technical repair background and apply that background to Beckwith Product base.
  • Have or develop working knowledge of Beckwith products.

Language Skills

The employee should be able to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, schematics, work instructions, or standards used by our industry such as ANSI & IEEE.  Should have the ability to write, analyze test reports, and technical procedure manuals.   Should have the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients and customers.  Should be able to read blue prints, wiring diagrams, assembly and schematic drawings and interpret special instructions regarding work to be done as required by customer, product specification.

Mathematical Skills 

Must be able to work with mathematical concepts which deal with electronic theory.  In addition, must be aware of statistical inference, and have the ability to apply concepts of algebra and trigonometry.


Our Compensation Package includes a Competitive Salary, Paid Vacation and Holidays, 401(k) Plan, Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, and Educational Assistance.

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    • Reference Job #: RG190025
    • Beckwith Electric
      Attn: Human Resources
      6190 118th Avenue North
      Largo, FL 33773
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    • (727) 545-7612
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PCB Assembler

The following represent brief/broad descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all duties/responsibilities and requisite skills associated with the position. 

Summary 

Performs a variety of tasks involved in the assembly of electronic components, subassemblies, products, or systems.  Works fairly independently or under minimal supervision of the Group Leader.  Perform duties in accordance with Manufacturing Department/ISO 9000 written procedures.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Performs a variety of tasks involved in the assembly of electronic components, subassemblies, products, or systems by performing the following duties as required.
  • Reads work orders, follow production drawings and sample assemblies, or receives verbal instructions regarding duties to be performed.
  • Positions and aligns parts in specified relationship to each other.
  • Crimps, solders, or performs similar mechanical operations to join or secure parts in place per IPC 610C Class II, J-Standard –001C. 
  • Mounts assembled components, such as transformers, resistors, transistors, capacitors, integrated circuits, and sockets, on chassis’ or panels.
  • Connects component lead wires to printed circuit board or routes and connects wires between individual component leads and other components, connectors, terminals, and contact points.
  • Performs intermediate assembly tasks, such as conformal coating parts and assemblies.
  • Adjusts or trims materials from components to achieve specified electrical or dimensional characteristics
  • Performs on-line inspection to ensure parts and assemblies meet production specifications and standards.  Identify workmanship defects.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area.
  • Comply with all work rules, including but not limited to, the Company’s safety and attendance policies.
  • Work overtime as needed.

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • May assist with material handling function.
  • May assist with Final Assembly, Test, and Production Control functions as needed.
  • Installs finished assemblies or subassemblies in cases and cabinets.
  • Assembles and attaches hardware, such as caps, clamps, knobs, and switches, to assemblies.
  • Tends machines that press or shape component parts.
  • May set up and prepare workstations.

Education & Experience:

  • No formal education is required.  One-year experience soldering and/or electromechanical assembly of PC boards including the following skills is required.
  • Ability to identify electronic and mechanical components (i.e.: resistor color codes and mechanical hardware, etc.)
  • Ability to interpret assembly blueprints and drawings.
  • Ability to read and interpret assembly process documentation.
  • Precision soldering to the IPC-A-610C
  • Knowledge of surface mount assembly and rework may be required.

Our Compensation Package includes a Competitive Salary, Paid Vacation and Holidays, 401(k) Plan, Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, and Educational Assistance.

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    • Reference Job #: RG190013
    • Beckwith Electric
      Attn: Human Resources
      6190 118th Avenue North
      Largo, FL 33773
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    • (727) 545-7612
      Attn: Human Resources
    • Reference Job #: RG190013
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Sales

Southwest Regional Sales & Applications Manager

The following represent brief/broad descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all duties/responsibilities and requisite skills associated with the position. 

Summary

The candidate must possess sales and application engineering experience in the electric power utility industry.  Markets served are Electric Utilities (IOU, Muni, Coop, Government) and Heavy Industrial Electric Power Users, plus the Consultants and OEMs that service and supply them.  Sales are made through Regional Sales and Application Engineering Managers and independent sales representatives.  Ability to manage independent representatives active in various markets including Electric Utilities (IOU, Muni, Coop, Government) and Heavy Industrial Electric Power Users, plus the Consultants and OEMs that service and supply them.  Electric power system knowledge a must, experience with power distribution system technology and system protection highly desirable.

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

  • Promoting, developing and preserving the image of Beckwith Electric and its operating divisions within his/her assigned territory.
  • Work closely with customers on electric power system applications of Company technology, integrated with technologies of others where necessary.
  • Ensuring full sales support and customer knowledge for all Company products and services within his/her assigned territory.
  • Attainment of sales goals and objectives is to be obtained through independent sales agency originations except for authorized “House Accounts”.
  • Personal accountability for continued sales and service to every “House Account” and OEM in his/her territory.

Technical

  • Assist customers with Beckwith Electric Company’s products, specifications and applications through visits, demonstrations, training courses and telephone contact.
  • Contributes to product specifications, application notes and testing of user software and literature.
  • Understands and utilizes appropriate electrical standards, such as UL, CSA, IEC, ANSI, IEEE and CE and California Rule 21 where applicable.
  • Overcomes technical and business objections of prospective and current customers by:
    • Providing technical solutions based on power system expertise
    • Possessing application knowledge of the Company’s and competitors’ product strengths and weaknesses.
    • Contributes to product development ideas by understanding customer application needs and translating those needs into new product or product enhancement, or alliance partner venture recommendations.
    • Works closely with Marketing, CEO, Customer Technical Support and other Sales staff to identify new ideas for applying Company’s products.
    • Understands the applications of Volt/Var control of distribution systems and the functions of capacitor controls and single phase regulator controls
    • Understand the application of paralleling of transformers as well as Load Tap Changers on transformers and the features and functions of LTC controls.
    • Understands generator and transformer protection and can test protective relays using and relay test set.
    • Understands communications, serial and Ethernet, and protocols such as DNP 3.0 and IEC 61850.
    • Understands LAN and WAN technologies including switches, routers, terminal servers and cellular and licensed radio communications.
    • Understands feeder protection and coordination including reclosers and recloser controls as well as feeder overcurrent relays.
    • Understands motor bus transfer applications in the areas of power plants and industrial facilities with large motor loads.

Sales Agency Responsibilities

  • Evaluate, establish and maintain a network of independent sales agents to provide total coverage for all products and services offered by the company for those customers involved in the generation, transmission and distribution of electrical power within his/her assigned territory.
  • Meet or exceed established quota for bookings and/or sales for his/her assigned territory.
  • Keep agent contracts on a current basis with regard to terms, commissions, products, services, territories and accounts.
  • Keep Sales, Marketing and other Company personnel informed of agent assignments, changes, etc.
  • Ensure implementation of current Company policies and procedures for agency operations; make additional policy and procedure recommendations to the Senior Manager of Sales as needed.
  • Apply systematic reviews to evaluate all agencies under his/her jurisdiction for compliance with established procedures; use review results to identify sales training programs essential for agency development.
  • Bear responsibility for keeping agencies informed of all relevant Company goals, objectives, personnel changes, policies and procedures, etc.
  • Provide appropriate sales training for all authorized “House Accounts” by serving as first level representative for sales.
  • Accept the lead role in coordinating project and quotation activities between agencies (and Regions) to maximize sales opportunities including appropriate follow-up actions.

Marketing Responsibilities

  • Assign, direct, and support the efforts of agents to maintain thorough coverage for all users, consulting engineers, OEMs, distributors, or other sales channels involved in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electrical power.
  • Convey market intelligence to the Senior Manager of Sales.
  • Integrate Company strategies through his/her assigned agents to achieve objectives, goals, and pursue tactics that target market and account penetration.
  • Establish and maintain sales forecasts for assigned accounts, agencies, and total territory that provide information for use in:
  • Determining sales quotas for his/her assigned territory and sales agencies
  • Production Control planning for input to its manufacturing schedule
  • Develop bookings and /or sales quota assignments for his/her agencies that concur with the Senior Manager of Sales’ objectives.
  • Identify and develop market segments and customer accounts required to meet the Company goals and objectives for bookings and sales; ensure that the agencies assist in the development of these accounts or recommend they become “House Accounts”.
  • Recommend and implement specific sales programs to promote the sale of Company products and services, to strengthen the agency sales operation with customers.
  • Accept the lead role in directing or providing follow-up to sales leads generated through promotional programs, market research, or quotation activity.
  • Conduct product presentations and demonstration as required that promote the Company’s capabilities to gain acceptance by the customers.

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Supervise agents within assigned territory.
  • Accept primary responsibility for proper flow of market intelligence with particular emphasis on trends, competitive activities, pricing, delivery, and technical differences.
  • Accept responsibility to provide assistance where necessary in unusual circumstances for establishing customer credit and collection of receivables.
  • Keep catalog and customer mailing lists current.
  • Control sales expenses to meet budgets and maintain a proper ratio between selling expenses and sales for his/her assigned territory.
  • Present and recommend a course of action to the Senior Manager of Sales regarding potential solutions for problems existing between customer, agency, and Company policies and procedures.

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct market research, customer interviews, and other special projects as may be required for planning or necessary to achieve Company objectives and goals when requested by the CEO, President, or Senior Manager of Sales.
  • Manage the Western Regional Sales territory in a manner that operates within the established budget.
  • Meet annual sales objectives as assigned by the Senior Manager of Sales.

EQUIPMENT/TOOLS  Telephone, PC computer, printer, FAX, copier.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee so successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk and hear.  The employee is frequently required to use hands and fingers for key boarding and setting up/adjusting equipment.  Additionally the employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and/or stoop when handling equipment.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or transport up to and over 100 pounds of demo equipment.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance and peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Requires indoor and outdoor work.  Overtime on an as needed basis.  Willingness to travel no more than 50% of normal work month, leaving time at office for follow up.  Employee must not present a direct threat to the health and safety of themselves or others.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to risk of electrical shock.  The employee is occasionally exposed to the elements during travel.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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 

  • BS/BA in Engineering, preference in Electrical Engineering, or equivalent experience and 10 years’ experience or knowledge in various phases of sales forecasting, planning, promotion and training.
  • Experience working and supervising independent sales agents.
  • Field sales or product application with successful field sales experience.

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

  • Familiarity with the current laws, regulations and commercial aspects of importing and exporting, such as knowledge of letters of credit, Incoterms, performance bonds, tariff codes, bid bonds, penalty clauses, currency hedging, etc.
  • Knowledge of Company products and services and their applications in the industry of generation, transmission and distribution of electric power, and power quality.
  • Knowledge of competitive products, services and marketing practices.
  • Thorough knowledge of the application of domestic and international electrical standards, such as UL, IEC, ANSI, IEEE and CE, and local laboratory certificate requirements.
  • Ability to write and publish technical papers.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

LANGUAGE SKILLS  Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers (at all levels), regulatory agencies, or members of the business community with tact and diplomacy.  Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.  Ability to effectively present information to customers, top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS  Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts and operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of pricing and performance, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, and other analysis.

REASONING SKILLS  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to apply principles of logical thinking and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Our Compensation Package includes a Competitive Salary, Paid Vacation and Holidays, 401(k) Plan, Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, and Educational Assistance.

  • Email:
  • Mail:
    • Reference Job #: RG180026
    • Beckwith Electric
      Attn: Human Resources
      6190 118th Avenue North
      Largo, FL 33773
  • Fax:
    • (727) 545-7612
      Attn: Human Resources
    • Reference Job #: RG180026
  • In Person: