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Power Electronics Engineer Job

Acuity Brands
Tucson, Arizona 85706
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Position Summary

Design and develop emergency lighting products/circuitry, emergency lighting low frequency inverters, and other new products relating to lighting electronics, including controls, and interface circuitry. Also guide and direct design of PCBs, enclosures, packaging, and/or related equipment. Application of power electronics, switchmode power supply circuit design, and electronics for lighting, includes design of voltage, current, and power regulators, and analog & digital controls. Perform feasibility studies for new technologies and new product ideas, pre-development, and product development from conception to initial production. Conduct business at all times with the highest standards of personal, professional and ethical conduct.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Design and develop new products such as; emergency lighting products, emergency lighting low frequency inverters, and other new products relating to lighting electronics that meet specified quality, reliability, performance, and costs targets.
  • Design and develop battery charger & battery management circuits, including smart chargers.
  • Design, coordinate, and hold design reviews, providing deliverables such as: complete Bill-of-Materials, block-diagrams, schematics, drawings, PCB design documentation, specifications, test data results, and other necessary documentation and information.
  • May supervise or coordinate the work of other engineers, PCB & Mechanical, & technicians.
  • Prepare completed working prototype samples, including samples for the UL Client Test Data program, and production.
  • Other tasks as necessary



  • Experienced Power electronics design & development. Ability to conduct research, and quickly learn and adapt new technologies applied toward the design of new products
  • Skilled at hands-on bench-top design of power electronics products. Experience in electronics for lighting or related fields helpful.
  • Requires strong electronics lab skills and use of electronic test equipment.
  • Strong Electrical Engineering skills.
  • Ability to manage a project and balance innovation and creativity with mindful regard to a project schedule with strong sense of urgency
  • Knowledge of UL standards and compliance standards such as FCC EMI
  • Experience designing with embedded microcontrollers and developing firmware helpful

Any unsolicited resumes sent to Acuity Brands from a third party, such as an Agency recruiter, including unsolicited resumes sent to an Acuity Brands mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Acuity Brands employees, or to Acuity Brands resume database will be considered Acuity Brands property. Acuity Brands will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Acuity Brands will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. This includes any Agency that is an approved/engaged vendor, but does not have the appropriate approvals to be engaged on a search.


  • MSEE with 2-5 years' experience, or BSEE with 6+ years design & development experience.
Physical Requirements
  • Light work


Posted: 2019-02-11 Expires: 2019-03-13

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