Electrical Engineer
REV Group
Holden, LA
REV Group (NYSE: REVG) is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of specialty vehicles and related aftermarket parts and services. REV serves a diversified customer base primarily in the United States through three segments: Fire & Emergency, Commercial and Recreation. REV provides customized vehicle solutions for applications including: essential needs (ambulances, fire apparatus, school buses, mobility vans and municipal transit buses), industrial and commercial (terminal trucks, cut-away buses and street sweepers) and consumer leisure (recreational vehicles (“RVs”) and luxury buses). REV’s brand portfolio consists of 30 well-established principal vehicle brands including many of the most recognizable names within our served markets. Several of REV’s brands pioneered their specialty vehicle product categories and date back more than 50 years.

The Role:
Design and develop electrical system circuit logic for the control of fire trucks and their associated devices. Examples include multiplex vehicle control systems, wire harness design related to control systems, and electrical interfaces.

Work with a dynamic team of engineers and designers to create and modify the electrical systems for fire apparatus. Integrate new automotive technologies, and new configurations of existing technology. Use engineering software tools such as Computer Aided Design (CAD), Programmable Logic Control (PLC), and Mutiplex CAN-bus network programming to design, develop, and execute in a team environment. Work with both 12 Volt DC circuits for control of vehicle functions, warning lights, aerial ladder functions, and fire suppression systems. Work with 120/240 Volt AC circuits provided on fire apparatus for powering scene lighting, smoke ventilation fans, and extrication tools. Provide interfaces to advanced communications and electronics equipment used in emergency incident command.

Design electrical system circuits to support vehicle functions.
Develop specifications for electrical hardware interfaces and application software.
Design, implement, maintain and improve in-vehicle electrical controls and displays.
Operate computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks: Autocad, Zuken E3, etc.
Perform detailed calculations to compute and establish manufacturing, construction, and installation standards and requirements.
Inspect completed installations and observe operations, to ensure conformance to design and equipment specifications and compliance with operational and safety standards.
Maintain industry standards while driving ingenuity in product design with a focus on profitability and cost reduction.
Perform or assist with any operations, as required or directed, to maintain workflow or respond to production requirements.

Ability to work independently or as part of multidisciplinary team
writing and communication skills
Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problem
Must sign a standard confidentiality and non-compete agreement
PLC programming is preferred
Strong technical background in analog and digital circuits is preferred
Experience with embedded software controls is preferred
Experience with CAD software is preferred

Physical Requirements:
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and sit. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.

Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Inc. (“Ferrara”), a leading custom fire apparatus and rescue vehicle manufacturer that engineers and manufactures vehicles for municipal and industrial customers. The Ferrara product portfolio includes multiple fire apparatus configurations tailored to the specific requirements and demands of the fire service industry – including custom-builds on their own chassis as well as solutions on commercially available chassis such as Freightliner and International. This acquisition enhances REV’s product offering in its Fire Group within its Fire & Emergency segment, particularly with custom chassis pumpers, aerials and industrial apparatus.