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Electrical Engineer - Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Job

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Date: Jul 3, 2019

Location: Denton, TX, US

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is a recognized global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, DAF and Leyland trucks.  PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt, DAF and Leyland nameplates.  PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes truck parts related to its principal business.


Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!


Peterbilt Motors Company
On highways, construction sites, city streets, logging roads - everywhere our customers earn their living - Peterbilt's red oval is a familiar symbol of performance, reliability and pride.  Peterbilt has reigned as America's premium quality truck manufacturer since the company's founding in 1939. Our dedication to deliver products and services focused on improving customers' performance, image, profitability and peace of mind truly makes Peterbilt the Class of the Industry.

Requisition Summary

This position will report to the Electric Truck Engineering supervisor within Peterbilt Division Engineering and be responsible for the activities related to advancing the project for Battery Electric Vehicles(BEV), phase 2 initiative of low volume BEV production.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Lead the low volume BEV production builds and PCP/Tollgate documentation

Qualifications / Skills

  • BS degree required in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Thorough knowledge of Peterbilt products and processes including PCP Tollgate experience.
  • Strong vehicle systems background.
  • Expertise with modeling complex systems with dynamic and thermal considerations and emphasis on weight control of a commercially viable final product.
  • Ability to work with Tier 1 partner integrating high voltage DC electric powertrain and control systems
  • Understanding of High Voltage DC power systems, energy storage, inverters, motors, cabling & routing, charging, troubleshooting, design.
  • High level of initiative and demonstrated problem solving experience.
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills.
  • Must be able to work with a diverse set of stakeholders (PACCAR Divisions, Suppliers & Customers) and manage multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Hands on experience and manufacturing experience desired.
  • Must be willing to Travel, including internationally.
  • Experience with Microsoft office products.
  • Experience with Pro-Engineer, Creo, Windchill, Mentor Graphics, electrical system schematics and drawing interpretation.


  • BS degree required in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

Nearest Major Market: Denton
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

Job Segment: Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Construction, Electrical, Thermal Engineering, Engineering

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