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Electrical Engineer - Zero Emissions Harnessing Job

Date: Jul 16, 2021

Location: Kirkland, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF 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 and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and also provides customized financial services, information technology and 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!


Division Information

Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company’s dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks, and medium duty diesel-electric hybrids.


Requisition Summary

The Kenworth Zero Emissions Engineering Department is seeking motivated engineers to join our team.


Here are the expectations for this role:

  • Lead electrical system development from definition to production release
  • Maintain a deep understanding of electrical system functional and technical requirements
  • Conduct risk analysis, and create validation test plans using six sigma tools
  • Learn and practice new technical and leadership skills
  • Recognize, communicate, and mitigate or avoid risk design development
  • Create and oversee the creation of technical drawings for electrical systems
  • Have the capability to present your work to peers as well as management
  • Prepare work estimates for time and budget
  • Create technical reports and track Engineering KPIs


Required Skills:

  • BS in Mechanical, Electrical, or similar engineering discipline
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • 3+ years of experience in mechanical or electrical engineering design roles
  • Ability to manage projects with tight time constraints
  • Ability to work with vague direction by being resourceful and taking initiative
  • Ability to constantly prioritize and organize workload


Preferred Skills:

  • Creo Parametric or other 3d CAD tool
  • Mentor Graphics or similar electrical design tool


Why work for PACCAR/Kenworth?

  • Global Fortune 500 company with a wide array of growth and development opportunities.
  • Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their fields.
  • Support and/or design the commercial vehicles of the future with a focus on emerging technologies such as electric and autonomous trucks
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance plans for you and your family.
  • Paid Time Off – vacation, paid holidays and sick leave.
  • 401k with 100% company match, AND a company paid pension plan after 5 years.
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education – eligible after 1 year of service.


Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR promotes equal employment opportunities by implementing policies and practices that ensure employees and applicants are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status or other legally protected status. This applies to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, termination, rates of pay, and other conditions of employment.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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