Electrical Engineer

Job Description

At SIEMENS, we live and foster an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company’s success. We utilize lean principles to continually improve our processes and customers’ experience. We trust and empower our employees to act as owners, make decisions and innovate to succeed. We communicate openly and honestly to learn from our failures and celebrate our successes. We recognize individual and team achievements frequently. We invest in our team members, offering a wide variety of internal and external development opportunities.


We are looking for an Electrical Engineer to support the engineering projects for the factory, including products design, R&D and testing, manufactory processes support in our Heber Springs, Arkansas location, a manufacturing and distribution facility primarily focused on medium-voltage overhead outdoor power distribution products and solutions. Outdoor products are essential components of medium-voltage distribution grids. SIEMENS' comprehensive outdoor portfolio of switching devices is designed for a wide variety of applications and climatic conditions. Type-tested reliability as well as long electrical life and mechanical robustness help to minimize operation costs while increasing resiliency of medium-voltage smart grids. Solutions for wildfire mitigation available on select products.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Take the lead on projects assigned to create all documents for customer approval and manufacturing of Automated Switch Products. Typical documents include:
    • Drawings related to control cabinets, including interior panels and layouts, wiring harnesses, device mounting, etc.
    • Provide factory support documents to ensure product delivered meets standards and customer requirements
  • Utilize knowledge of various electrical and mechanical CAD software packages to complete project work and drive efficiency with process improvements, preference to AutoCAD.
  • Develop knowledge of product and applicable codes and standards to complete required documents.
  • Be a technical project leader taking full ownership of deliverables.
  • Understand that job descriptions change over time. You are expected to maintain competence, awareness, and compliance.
  • Treat all Siemens information and customer information in a confidential manner.
  • Understand and efficiently use Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Outlook).

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • 2+ years professional experience using CAD software
  • Ability to analyze customer’s technical specifications regarding the application of protection and control systems and apply appropriate product solutions to meet the customers’ expectations in cost-effective and timely manner as well as adhering to required codes and standards.
  • Ability to read, understand, and evaluate electrical schematics to identify errors or potential improvements.
  • Strong work ethic and willing to do what it takes to get the job done on time and with high quality.
  • Ability to multitask and manage large workloads and business demands.
  • Strong written, verbal, mathematical, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to stay transparent about project status and planned completion dates.
  • An ideal candidate is detailed orientated and able to embrace a culture of quality.
  • Experience with VBA, C, or other programming languages.

Considered a plus but not required:

  • Experience with using programming to drive efficiency in projects.
  • Experience working with electrical distribution products and systems.
  • Experience designing programmable logic controller systems including input, output, digital, and analog circuits.
  • Experience with circuit board design and circuit board modification.
  • Electrical CAD design/drafting experience with protection and control.
  • Ability to create, convert & modify drawings with AutoCAD Electrical or Engineering Base software. Preference given to experience with Engineering Base.
  • Experience working with an ERP system, preference given for experience with SAP.
  • A Master’s Degree in Engineering is a plus with extra consideration given if degree concentration is in the area of power systems.
  • Familiarity with ANSI, IEEE, UL and NEMA standards.
  • Experience with electrical design for automation cabinets, preference given to experience with Siemens products.
  • Experience with using


In addition to the growth and development opportunities we continue to foster, we offer included benefits of flexible PTO, a matching 401K plan, stock share match, health, life, vision and dental benefits, paid parental leave, and so much more.

At SIEMENS, we live and foster an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for professional growth & development and our company's success. We strive to transform the everyday for our customers, employees, and society by:

  • Trusting and empowering our leaders to act as owners, directing their teams, and innovating to succeed.
  • Communicating openly and honestly to learn from our failures and celebrate our successes.
  • Recognizing individual and team achievements frequently
  • Our focus on investment in our team members, offering a wide variety of internal and external development opportunities.
  • Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

Can you see yourself, learning, growing, and succeeding here?

If so, we would like to meet you!

Apply today and learn how you can be a part of the SIEMENS family.


Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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