Electrical Engineer III

Work State/Province, City, Location
Jan 13, 2021
Feb 12, 2021
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximizing value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Job Overview

The Electrical Engineer is a critical Role within New Product Development and existing Product Enhancements within Komatsu. Specifically Electrical Mining Industry Products..... This Role will support Mining Shovel, Mining Drill, and MineAir Engineering as well as Product Support. The Electrical Engineer will support Centurion and DC drive upgrade kits for the existing shovel and drill fleet. This Role also provides electrical engineering support for Longview Motor Manufacturing.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Apply Engineering and Physics Principles to the Engineered Design of Mining Equipment
  • Lead Engineering Projects
  • Possess knowledge and skills to conduct all appropriate calculations to support an Engineering Investigation of a Design issue or to support New Product Development
  • Investigate Change Requests and write Test Requests
  • Create documentation in the ERN and RFPD Systems
  • Capable of performing most MRB tasks
  • Contributes to Defined Process of Concept Selection
  • Ensure New Product Development processes are adhered to


  • Bachelors' Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 5-10 years of Electrical Engineering Experience
  • Experienced in AC and DC motor design and manufacturing
  • Understanding of drive/motor fundamentals and four-quadrant control, electrical power distribution, and NEC
  • Experienced designing control panels, electrical schematics, and specifying electrical components
  • Familiarity with fieldbus networks, Matlab, Simulink, Solidworks, LabView, and IEC 61131-3 programming languages is preferred
  • Electrical Product Development Experience within the Mining Industry is preferred

Additional Information

Komatsu is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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