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KBR Electrical Engineer in Warren, Michigan


Electrical Engineer

The Electrical Engineer designs and provides integration support for vehicle control/embedded systems and wiring development. This position supports New Product Development projects by developing design ideas, creating engineering models, drawings and wiring diagrams as well as executing on vehicle control/embedded system project plans. Assist in the manufacture of the system which includes coordinating with mechanical design and shop assembly to provide our customers with a successful system.

  • Design electrical parts, wiring schematics, components to correct parameters and specifications while incorporating quality, cost, reliability, and ease of manufacturing

  • Utilize various CAD engineering tools (i.e., SolidWorks, etc.) in a design and testing environment

  • Design and Review electrical schematics and collaborate with team designers and drafters to incorporate revisions and feedback.

  • Design and document hardware diagrams for industrial control systems.

  • Design and document electrical wiring diagrams for industrial control systems.

  • Design and document pneumatic diagrams for industrial control systems.

  • Process the job from cradle to grave.

  • Provide technical support for installation of tools and equipment.

  • Use reasonable foresight to identify vehicle operation and maintenance risks and control them within acceptable levels; work to maximize efficiency and safety

  • Process engineering information through change notices, change proposals, and the creation of thorough part print documentation.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited school plus 8 to 10 years of experience.

  • Must have experience with an Automotive Tier 1 or OEM in automotive electrical systems.

Preferred Skills:

  • Proficient with application of PLC hardware and software for both the Allen Bradley and Siemens platforms.

  • Proficient with application of servo drive hardware and software using both the Allen Bradley Ultra 5000 & the Kinetix Motion Control platforms.

  • Possess Microprocessor & DSP programming ability in “C” language and/or assembly language.

  • Ability to read and understand digital logic schematics, ladder logic and IEC 61131-3 diagrams.

  • Must be Proficient with Auto-CAD

  • Experience in automotive electrical systems testing, failure analysis, and root cause identification.

  • Strong planning skills, proficient in Microsoft Project, able to draft and execute detailed work plans.

  • Understands how to read automotive electrical schematics and wire harness drawings.

  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.

  • Exceptional collaboration skills, able to work with multiple people and manage a variety of projects simultaneously.

  • Expert user of Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, and Project) and strong ability to work with Macros.

  • Self-motivated problem solver with the drive to improve the current processes and develop best practices.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and technologies across the asset and program lifecycle within the Government Solutions and Energy sectors. KBR employs approximately 38,000 people worldwide (including our joint ventures), with customers in more than 80 countries, and operations in 40 countries, across three synergistic global businesses:

Government Solutions , serving government customers globally, including capabilities that cover the full lifecycle of defense, space, aviation and other government programs and missions from research and development, through systems engineering, test and evaluation, program management, to operations, maintenance, and field logistics

Technology Solutions , featuring proprietary technology, equipment, catalysts, digital solutions and related technical services for the monetization of hydrocarbons, including refining, petrochemicals, ammonia and specialty chemicals, as well as inorganics

Energy Solutions , including onshore oil and gas; LNG (liquefaction and regasification)/GTL; oil refining; petrochemicals; chemicals; fertilizers; differentiated EPC; maintenance services (Brown & Root Industrial Services); offshore oil and gas (shallow-water, deep-water, subsea); floating solutions (FPU, FPSO, FLNG & FSRU); program management and consulting services

KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, integrated EPC delivery and long term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver .