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Senior Engineer II, New Product Engineering (Electrical)

Gillig Corporation
Livermore, CA 94551
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GILLIG LLC is the largest and most dependable manufacturer of Heavy-Duty Transit Buses in North America. Our customers are in all 50 states, and include cities, counties, transit districts, universities and major private fleet operators. We are headquartered in Livermore, CA. GILLIG offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including 100% company-paid premiums for medical, dental and vision for employees and their families. Other benefits include a unique 401k profit-sharing plan and pension.


The Senior Engineer II in the New Product Engineering team will be responsible for the design, development, and integration of the High Voltage systems for all new vehicles. This candidate will be the owner of the High Voltage systems specifications and drive them back to the suppliers to meet and exceed every aspect of requirements. You will have direct influence on vehicle electrical systems from concept through to manufacturing launch to field support.

You will be part of the team that develops the industry's best-in-class zero emission bus. This role will focus on High Voltage (HV) component evaluation and selection, HV connector and cable design, HV circuit protection and distribution. Assignments are broad in scope and highly complex that require outstanding creativity, superior initiative, good judgement, and leadership skills combined with the willingness to do hands-on engineering.


  • Electrical-Power Distribution
  • Electrical-High Voltage systems


  • Develop and maintain the requirements and standards for the High Voltage designs; as well as subject matter expert with cross-functional teams and suppliers
  • Evaluate and select HV component for new vehicles and work with cross-functional teams to drive the design of high voltage systems such as high voltage cable assemblies, high voltage interlock loops, isolation and shielding
  • Perform electrical load analysis, power distribution analysis, circuit protection analysis, and EMC evaluation
  • Review, analyze, and approve EMC test results
  • Lead DFMEA to identify risks and drive the electrical system design to reduce potential failure modes
  • Lead design reviews with cross-functional teams to ensure they meet project requirements as well as regulatory and industry standards.
  • Support production launch activities and ongoing/continuous products and process improvement.
  • Perform complex troubleshooting with on-site production support team and/or remote troubleshooting of issues with the field service team.
  • Lead Root Cause Analysis and advise stakeholders on technical issues that affect product design
  • Preform other duties as required


  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.
  • Regularly required to sit, stand, and walk; occasionally kneel or squat.
  • Limited domestic travel
  • Typical start time 6:00AM (Negotiable)


After 130 years, GILLIG holds strong to its family values and focus on its employees and customers. Our motivated and dedicated employees have a passion for quality and customer satisfaction. We are committed to building buses that connect communities, eliminate congestion, and contribute to a greener environment. Our Company pride is exemplified by the thoughtful design and quality craftsmanship present in every GILLIG bus. GILLIG's steadfast focus on quality and unwavering commitment to exceptional customer service sets us apart from our competition.

In compliance with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, GILLIG has a longstanding commitment to provide a safe, quality-oriented and productive work environment consistent with the standards in which the company operates. Drug abuse poses a threat to the health and safety of GILLIG employees and to the security of the company's equipment and facilities. For these reasons, GILLIG is committed to the elimination of drug and alcohol use and abuse in the workplace. All applicants must pass a drug test before beginning work.

GILLIG is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering.
  • Minimum 8 years of progressive engineering experience.
  • Direct experience with:
    • High Voltage system designs such as cable and connector selection, circuit protection, cable routing and retention, creepage and clearance, as well as EMC shielding
    • Electrified vehicles and related High Voltage components such as DC/DC, motors and inverters, Li-ion batteries, and high-power chargers etc.
    • EMC emission and immunity test methods such as CISPR 25, ISO-11452-2, ISO 7637-4, ISO 10605
    • Diagnosis and troubleshooting electrical systems using tools such as function generator, multimeter, oscilloscope, hi-pot tester, megger ohm meter....etc.
  • Familiarity with:
    • Manufacturing processes and environment
    • Heavy-Duty vehicle
    • Harness software such as Zuken E3, Mentor Graphics, or AutoCAD Electrical
    • 8D, five whys, and fishbone process to diagnose complex issues
    • Industry standards such as FMVSSS, NHTSA, DOT, NFPA, SAE, NEC, etc.

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor work visa's now or in the future.


Posted: 2022-06-15 Expires: 2022-07-17

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Livermore, CA 94551

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