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Electrical Design Engineer

Company: SafeAI, Inc.
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:

About SafeAI

SafeAI sees the future of heavy industry with off-road autonomous vehicles reshaping industries like construction and mining. We are pioneering a new approach to autonomous off-road equipment with AI-powered, vehicle and manufacturer agnostic technology that enables heavy industry operations to retrofit any piece of equipment with autonomous technology. Since 2017, we've been steadily establishing a foundation for the future, targeting the most important, heavily used off-road vehicles and industry segments to drive meaningful impacts across safety, productivity and cost reduction. We are now entering an era of massive industry adoption and are excited to be a commanding force in accelerating this movement to transform heavy industry with connected autonomy.

About the Team

As a fast paced, high growth company serving a very important mission, our amazing and talented team is a huge part of bringing this mission to reality. The work that you do at SafeAI will give you a unique perspective on developing and deploying leading edge autonomous technology and solutions, while working with top tier participants in the industry, and across the globe. The leadership team at SafeAI brings a unique blend of autonomous technology and industry specific experience from some of the top companies in the world, such as Google, Apple, Tesla, Continental, Uber, Caterpillar, BHP and Rio Tinto. We are strategically headquartered in Silicon Valley, with team members and office locations established in Perth, Australia, Tokyo, Japan and New Delhi, India that you would collaborate with on a regular basis.

We're seeking an experienced Electrical Design Engineer with a thirst for new technology and innovation to join our talented team here at SafeAI. In this role, you will be responsible for designing the electrical systems that enable SafeAI to retrofit hardware to mining and construction vehicles to facilitate autonomous operation. You will use your knowledge of electrical systems to define the architecture of the system, determine the interfaces needed to control vehicle systems, choose electrical and electromechanical components, and oversee partners during manufacturing. Your designs will need to function safely and reliably in harsh conditions. This role will involve planning, drawing and building prototype electrical hardware such as harnesses, life cycle testing, and working hands-on in the field when needed to test designs.

Key Responsibilities:

--- Designing the electrical architecture for SafeAI's Autonomy System.

--- Evaluating components based on function, reliability, safety, and availability

--- Designing, installing, and testing PCBs and harnesses

--- Performing power budgeting, selecting appropriate conductors

--- Designing Power Distribution Modules for autonomy hardware kits.

--- Overseeing production by contract manufacturers.

--- Rapid prototyping of electrical hardware

--- Designing fail-safe electrical systems

--- Developing sensor interface modules

--- Reviewing and approving 3rd party designs

--- Maintaining an electrical documentation library using strict version control

--- Working closely with mechanical engineers on electrical mounts and harness routing

Qualifications and Experience:

--- Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or similar

--- Experience designing, fabricating, and testing electrical components and hardware

--- Knowledge of electrical fabrication techniques

--- Experience with power usage analysis, selecting appropriate conductors & circuit protection

--- Experience with selecting appropriate connectors

--- General knowledge of automotive electrical systems

--- Experience with rapid prototyping

--- Familiarity with Design for Manufacturability, Design for Assembly & Design for Serviceability

--- Ability to read and understand mechanical schematics

--- Comfortable using common hand tools such as ratchet crimps, strippers, cutters

--- Confident using power tools such as soldering iron, heat gun, re-work station etc.

--- Proficient with electrical design and development software tools

Preferred Experience:

--- Knowledge of automotive electrical standards

--- Hands-on experience working on automotive electrical systems

--- Experience with wiring harnesses design and routing

--- Knowledge about automotive grade electromechanical connectors

--- Experience working on safety critical systems and standards such as ISO 26262

--- Familiar with FMEA / FTA and similar

--- Experience with heavy mining / construction machinery

The base salary range for this position is $120K - $170K per year. SafeAI's pay ranges are determined by role, level, and location. Within the range, the successful candidate's starting base pay will be determined based on factors including job-related skills, experience, qualifications, relevant education or training, and market conditions. These ranges may be modified in the future.

The Perks

In addition to a very competitive compensation and benefits package, we offer a fantastic culture and place to work within an established start-up environment. We provide plenty of snacks, grab & go meals and drinks to get you through the day, and we celebrate our accomplishments with off-sites gatherings and frequent happy hours. As an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V/SO, we do not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Benefit highlights:

--- Competitive compensation package, including stock options

--- Medical, dental, and vision benefits for employees and dependents

--- 401(k) plan

--- Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Health Savings Accounts (HSA)

--- Flexible vacation policy

--- Free access to onsite Fitness Center

--- Learning and development programs

--- Employee assistance program

--- Adoption assistance program

--- Community snacks, meals & beverages

We hope that you're a great candidate for this position and look forward to speaking with you!

Keywords: SafeAI, Inc., Santa Clara , Electrical Design Engineer, Professions , Santa Clara, California

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