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Customer Technical Service

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Engineering

Senior Electrical 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 Electrical Design Engineer at Beckwith Electric, you will be part of a dedicated team working to research, design, and develop product electrical/electronic hardware from conception to release. These duties support the overall development of our innovative protection control systems for electric power systems.  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 solving problems, designing solutions, and enjoy collaborating with other highly skilled individuals. This position also works in conjunction with our software/firmware and product design development team by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Senior Electrical Design Engineer independently evaluates, selects, and applies standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria, using judgment in making adaptations and modifications.  The incumbent should be a fully competent engineer in the subject matter or the functional areas of the assignments.  The role will require sound judgment in the evaluation, selection and adaptation/ modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria.  This position supports management to develop new approaches to problems. The individual must be able to independently perform assignments with instructions as to the general results expected, and is able to receive technical guidance on unusual or complex problems. The role includes, but is not limited to, the following duties.

  • Works with hardware engineering team and supervisor to determine feasibility of designing new products or modifying existing products considering costs, available space, time limitations, company goals, and other technical and economic factors.
  • Consults with engineering staff to evaluate interface between hardware and software, and operational and performance requirements of overall system.
  • Follows performance standards for newly designed or modified equipment or products.
  • Analyzes product or equipment specifications and performance requirements to determine designs which can be produced by existing manufacturing or processing facilities and methods.
  • Creates hardware design solutions such as analog circuit design, digital circuit design, microprocessor-based board level design, printed circuit board layout, digital signal processing, or real time embedded multiprocessor design.
  • Familiar with hardware description languages (i.e. VHDL, Verilog)
  • Familiar with high speed serial communication techniques.
  • Prepares product or system layout and detailed drawings and schematics.
  • Supports efforts in the building of prototypes.
  • Provides technical information concerning manufacturing or processing techniques, materials, properties, and process advantages and limitations which affect long range product engineering planning.
  • Helps develop hardware system testing procedures, programming, and documentation.
  • Supports any beta-site/outside test programs as needed.
  • Supports testing procedures working with Engineering Lab Technicians.
  • Analyzes test data and reports to determine if design meets functional and performance specifications.
  • Designs, tests and improves products to meet IEC, IEEE, ANSI, EN, UL, CSA, CE or other international test standards.
  • Confers with product marketing on writing of functional specifications.
  • Confers with other engineering personnel and prepares design modifications as required.
  • Works closely with quality assurance in identifying bugs and building fixes.
  • Supports revisions of product documentation such as product specifications, instruction books, and application guides.
  • Work with other team members to accomplish goals.
  • Performs most tasks with minimal supervision or input.
  • Comply with all work rules, including but not limited to, the Company’s safety and attendance policies.

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 or fifth year college or university program certificate
  • Three to five years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Three to five years of circuit design, printed circuit board layout and component/system evaluation and design.
  • Familiar with automated testing.
  • Knowledge of software lifecycles.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be able to multitask and work well in a fast pace environment.
  • Must be self-motivated and proactive within the team environment.
  • Must have strong technical writing ability (Word, Excel, Visio, Power Point, etc)
  • Familiar with tooling, fixtures and jigs a plus
  • Experienced with root cause analysis, utilizing formal problem-solving tools
  • Proven flexibility – ability to deal with ambiguity, take and manage risks, learn quickly and adapt
  • Desire to grow professionally while being able to work with others in order to achieve team and company goals

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

  • Analog and digital circuit analysis and design.
  • Worst-case and failure mode analysis

 EQUIPMENT/TOOLS IBM

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

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.

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.

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.


Our Compensation Package includes a Competitive Salary, Paid Vacation and Holidays, 401(k) Plan, Profit Sharing, Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and Educational Assistance. We are a Drug Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Email:
  • Fax:
    • (727) 545-7612
    • Attn: Human Resources
    • Reference Job #: RG200004

 

 


Finance

Senior Accountant

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

Analyzes a variety of accounting data including financial statements, journal entries, tax returns, etc. Must be proficient in Excel, including macros, and be knowledgeable of advanced accounting and finance according to GAAP and IRS rules. BS/BA degree and 7+ years related experience required. CPA/CMA or MBA preferred.

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY

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

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

  • Generates and reviews financial and management reports explaining major variances from budget.
  • Prepares balance sheet analysis, reviewing each asset and liability account for accuracy.
  • Prepares journal entries for month-end.
  • Prepares bank reconciliation for operating account.
  • Prepares all year-end reports required by auditors and tax accountants accurately and timely.
  • Maintains a written manual of procedures for area of responsibility.
  • Keeps all proprietary information confidential.
  • Prepares sales tax returns.
  • Records Management
  • Performs annual internal control audits of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions.
  • Special projects as required.
  • Complies with all work rules, including but not limited to, the Company’s safety and attendance policies.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • BS/BA degree in accounting
  • Minimum of 7 years’ accounting experience in a computerized environment.

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

  • Knowledge of advanced accounting and finance including application of generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Knowledge of payroll taxes, sales taxes and related laws.
  • Familiar with 401(k) and other benefits paid or processed through payroll.
  • Knowledge of Internal Revenue Service rules on accounting for fixed assets, cost basis, disposed rules, recognition of gain or loss, etc.
  • Knowledge of integrated computer system.
  • Ability to schedule and prioritize work and multiple tasks.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and write English, interpret documents such as Federal Income Tax Regulations, notices issued by the Internal Revenue Service, state sales tax and unemployment tax rules, Financial Accounting Standards as well as auditors interpretations thereof. Ability to write clear procedures for accounting and payroll areas. Ability to create/write own correspondence. Ability to speak effectively with technical support reps and the auditors concerning payroll and accounting regulations. Able to interface effectively with other departments.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Facility with numbers and computerized mathematical models and systems and computerize general accounting systems.

REASONING SKILLS

Ability to apply generally accepted accounting principles to situations arising at Beckwith. Ability to interpret complex tax laws to apply to Beckwith. Problem solving ability.

TECHNICAL AND OFFICE SKILLS

Experienced with all Microsoft Office products including advanced spreadsheet application. Key by touch and data entry.

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; 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 is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly 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.


Our Compensation Package includes a Competitive Salary, Paid Vacation and Holidays, 401(k) Plan, Profit Sharing, Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and Educational Assistance. We are a Drug Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Email:
  • Fax:
    • (727) 545-7612
    • Attn: Human Resources
    • Reference Job #: RG210001

 

 


Human Resources

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Information Technology

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Manufacturing

Electronic Test 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, Profit Sharing, Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and Educational Assistance. We are a Drug Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Email:
  • Fax:
    • (727) 545-7612
    • Attn: Human Resources
    • Reference Job #: RG190062

 

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, Profit Sharing, Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and Educational Assistance. We are a Drug Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Email:
  • Fax:
    • (727) 545-7612
    • Attn: Human Resources
    • Reference Job #: RG190065

 

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, Profit Sharing, Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and Educational Assistance. We are a Drug Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Email:
  • Fax:
    • (727) 545-7612
    • Attn: Human Resources
    • Reference Job #: RG200015

 

 


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Sales

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