TransPower is seeking experienced candidates for our Escondido locations. TransPower has entered into a strategic partnership with Meritor, one of the world’s largest suppliers of components for commercial trucks. This partnership provides a high level of financial stability and expands the variety of exciting career paths accessible to our employees.

TransPower offers competitive compensation and benefits. To apply to a current opening or be considered for a future position, submit resume to recruiting@transpowerusa.com with job title in the subject line.

Position Title: Senior Integration Technician
Department: Manufacturing
Location: Escondido, CA
Job Code: 19M0726
Full/Part-Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Description Overview:

As a Senior Integration Technician, you will be responsible for the integration, commissioning, and troubleshooting of TransPower’s medium duty and heavy-duty electric / hybrid vehicles, energy storage and associated charging equipment. The position will support vehicle commissioning, integration, diagnosing operational problems and repairing equipment for vehicles and equipment in house, as well as in the field. Physical demands include, but are not limited to, bending, climbing, kneeling, reaching, sitting, standing, walking some heavy lifting, and maneuvering over, under and around vehicles and equipment, to service, maintain and repair.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Integrate, commission, repair, troubleshoot and service medium and heavy-duty electric/hybrid vehicles, systems and equipment
  • Maintain good communication with internal/external staff such as engineering, program managers, drivers, co-workers, supervisors, and service technicians
  • Maintain proper paperwork and documentation for installations including written procedures and commissioning documents
  • Complete assigned work accurately and in a timely fashion
  • Train and assist entry level technicians in the operation, repair, diagnostics and maintenance of all TransPower product lines
  • Local daily travel may be required up to 10% of the time, as well as occasional overnight travel throughout North America as the company grows

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of related work experience
  • Technical experience in the automotive/diesel field; heavy-duty vehicles preferred
  • A self-starter with strong personal initiative and follows through to respond promptly to company and customer needs and requests
  • Reliable personal vehicle (TransPower does offer travel reimbursement for work related trips)
  • Proficient oral and written communication skills

Required Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong experience with electrical wiring, circuit testing, troubleshooting and general mechanical/electrical systems
  • Must be comfortable using a multimeter to diagnose electrical issues
  • Must be able to read schematics and wiring diagrams and be able to make repairs/changes using solder sleeves, terminals and crimpers
  • Basic understanding of electricity (Ohm’s Law) and components (resistors, capacitors, diodes)
  • Basic understanding of vehicle fault codes and communicating with vehicle modules
  • Familiar with the use of hand tools, power tools and shop equipment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Windows and Office products, including MS Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Good problem resolution and analytical skills related to troubleshooting technical issues, communicating and documenting solutions to non-technical parties
  • Ability to interact professionally at all times with internal and external customers

Preferred Qualifications/Education:

  • Technical Degree in a related field
  • Class A Commercial Driver’s License. Good driving record and demonstrated ability to safely operate company and customer vehicles
  • Experience using calibration development software, such as MotoTune and Raptor
  • Experience with vehicle hybrid or electric drive systems
  • Experience with integrated circuits, using analog/digital inputs and outputs
  • High voltage, natural gas, and/or hydrogen systems training or certifications
  • Experience in repairing high voltage components such as inverters, converters, high voltage contractors, high voltage cables, permanent magnet traction motors

How to Apply:

Reference Job ID#19M0726 Submit resume and cover letter as one document to recruiting@transpowerusa.com

Transportation Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment is based on business needs, merit, performance and competence.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Position Title: Senior Controls Engineer
Department: Engineering
Location: Escondido, CA
Job Code: 19K0401
Full/Part-Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

This job will have the candidate rotating between the production floor, TransPower vehicles, and an office environment, and thus requires a person who enjoys that diversity. The position will require some travel to support vehicles deployed at customer locations.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Use MotoHawk Model-based tool chain for controls development
  • Develop and test advanced automotive products such as proprietary battery management systems and automated manual transmissions
  • Work with advanced vehicle powertrain design and integration
  • Work on medium and heavy-duty vehicle platforms
  • Be able to program embedded components when required (C++…)
  • Update electrical schematics with Microsoft Visio

Required Qualifications:

  • Mechanical/Electrical Engineering experience minimum 7 years
  • Experience in Model-Based Controls Development – Controls Rapid Prototyping and Development
  • Experience in closed loop testing of control models at various fidelity such as MIL, SIL and HIL
  • Troubleshooting experience with tools such as oscilloscopes, multi meters, Vector CANalyzer, and general problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively across disciplines and work levels

Required Education/Certifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in the field of Mechanical/Electrical Engineering

Required Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of Matlab Simulink based control and plant models development methodology and Matlab scripting
  • A strong understanding of vehicle sensors and associated I/O interface Experience with CAN connected devices and knowledge of CAN communication protocol (J1939)
  • Component specification, testing, calibration, and operational validation as it applies to advanced vehicles and power solutions
  • Data analytical skills in programs such as Excel and Matlab
  • Must possess a strong understanding of vehicle electrical design and schematic layout, with focus on retrofitting conventional vehicles with advanced alternatively fueled powertrains

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in development of control systems and specifications for purposes of automotive energy management, emissions management, and increased operational safety or performance
  • Experience in commissioning and calibration of vehicle systems, including control algorithms or other software systems
  • Experience with high voltage DC bus design
  • Ability to do component specification, testing, calibration, and operational validation as it applies to advanced vehicles and power solutions

How to Apply:

Reference Job ID#19K0401.  Submit resume and cover letter as one document to recruiting@transpowerusa.com.

Transportation Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment is based on business needs, merit, performance and competence.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Position Title: Electrical Engineer
Department: Engineering
Location: Escondido, CA
Job Code: 19K0403
Full/Part-Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

This job is for a candidate who possesses the ability to work in a fast-paced high-pressure environment while facing exciting and new challenges. The candidate will also need to possess the ability to multitask and communicate within the various levels of structure and supervision. The candidate will rotate between the production floor, TransPower vehicles, and an office environment, and thus, requires a person who enjoys that diversity.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Use Microsoft Visio and/or Solidworks Electrical for schematic design and updates
  • Design and validate circuit functionality
  • Work with advanced vehicle powertrain design and integration
  • Work on medium and heavy-duty vehicle platforms
  • Responsible for component selection and validation

Required Qualifications:

Electrical Engineering experience minimum of 7 years
Experience in vehicle electrical design and schematic layout
Ability to communicate effectively across disciplines and work levels
Ability to design or modify circuits for the purposes of automotive operation, performance, and safety
Knowledge of and ability to develop schematics using Solidworks Electrical
Troubleshooting experience with tools such as oscilloscopes, multi meters, Vector CANalyzer, and general problem-solving skills
Must have understanding of vehicle sensors and associated I/O’s
Must have knowledge of or experience with CAN connected devices and J1939 communication protocol
Must possess experience and understanding of high voltage DC as well as High Voltage single phase and three phase AC

Required Education/Certifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in the field of Electrical Engineering

Required Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills:

  • A strong understanding of vehicle sensors and associated I/O’s
  • Knowledge and experience with ECU’s
  • Must possess a strong understanding of vehicle electrical design and schematic layout, with focus on retrofitting conventional vehicles with advanced alternatively fueled powertrains

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with high voltage DC bus design
Ability to do component specification, testing, calibration, and operational validation as it applies to advanced vehicles and power solutions
Be able to program embedded components when required (C++…)
Experience in automotive engineering with focus on electric, hybrid, or plug-in hybrids
Experience with retrofitting conventional vehicles with advanced technologies including alternatively fueled powertrains
Data analytical skills in programs such as Excel and or Matlab
Experience with Solidworks 3D Routing

How to Apply:

Reference Job ID19K0403  Submit resume and cover letter as one document to recruiting@transpowerusa.com .

Transportation Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment is based on business needs, merit, performance and competence.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Position Title: Software Developer
Department: Engineering
Location: Escondido, CA
Job Code: 19K0402
Full/Part-Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Transportation Power, Inc. is seeking a Software Developer to join our fast-paced company that provides a challenging environment where new products are always in development and open-ended problem solving is the norm. TransPower is small, but growing, so candidates must be self-motivated, practice personal accountability, and be able to function within varying levels of structure and supervision.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Development or related field.
  • Minimum of six years combined web development and python scripting experience.
  • Knowledge of and ability to develop database interfaces and query objects.
  • Experience developing server-side applications for interfacing websites to databases.
  • Portfolio of completed web development or design projects.
  • Troubleshooting and test case experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Up to five years combined web development and python scripting experience.
  • Portfolio of completed web development including design and back end implementation.
  • Experience developing email and/or text alert-based notification systems.
  • Windows application development experience including C# or other relevant languages.
  • Portfolio of completed GUI implementations.
  • Possess a basic understanding of medium to heavy duty vehicles, their maintenance, and usage.

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Development of web portal to interface with existing or newly deployed databases.
  • Development of GUI applications to interface with existing or newly deployed databases.
  • Review and understanding currently implemented systems.
  • Present proposals for system improvements including cost analysis and timelines.
  • Work closely with engineers, designers, customers, and marketing.
  • Produce detailed specifications from high level project proposals, and implementing them into applications.
  • Development and application of test cases for software validation.
  • Preparation of training materials, and presenting demonstrations for users.
  • Maintain existing and newly implemented systems.

How to Apply:

Reference Job ID19K0402.  Submit resume and cover letter as one document to recruiting@transpowerusa.com .

Transportation Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment is based on business needs, merit, performance and competence.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Position Title: Mechanical Engineer
Department: Engineering
Location: Escondido, CA
Job Code: 19J0401
Full/Part-Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

TransPower is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to join our team in Escondido, CA. The successful applicant will work in the Vehicle Engineering area. TransPower supports a diverse portfolio of customers throughout California. The engineering team is responsible for design and packaging of powertrain, accessory and battery systems. Typical duties and responsibilities for this position are in the areas of electronics housing design, test equipment design and assembly, packaging concepts, and prototype assembly.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering and 7 years of experience.
  • ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard
  • Basic knowledge of mechanical and electrical design techniques, parts, materials and processes related to electrical/electronic components and assemblies
  • Experience with electrical systems design preferred
  • Previous experience in thermal and structural analysis and hardware testing would be highly beneficial to candidates
  • Working knowledge of 3D CAD (Solidworks)

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of load cases for Class 8 vehicles in shock and vibration as well as frame twist
  • Knowledge of manufacturing engineering and value engineering

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Design prototype and production electronics packaging (housings, panels, test racks, etc.) in accordance with Industry standards to meet the requirements of the customer
  • Develop 3D CAD models and/or drawings to be used for hardware production
  • Work closely with vendors to produce hardware on schedule and cost
  • Apply geometric dimensioning and tolerancing per ASME Y14.5-1M as required to drawings/models
  • Modify and assemble packaging assemblies
  • Translate requirements into hardware designs
  • Strong communication skills in a multi-tasking environment while supporting multiple projects concurrently

How to Apply:

Reference Job ID#19J0401.  Submit resume and cover letter as one document to recruiting@transpowerusa.com .

Transportation Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment is based on business needs, merit, performance and competence.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Position Title: Controls Engineer
Department: Engineering
Location: Escondido, CA
Job Code: AY-CA
Full/Part-Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Employer: Transpower

Job Description Overview:

Candidate will rotate between the production floor, TransPower vehicles, and an office environment doing controls testing with tools such as oscilloscopes, multi meters and Vector CANalyzer. Will be involved with the development of control systems and specifications for purposes of automotive energy management and emissions management. Will work on vehicle electrical design and schematic layout, with focus on retrofitting conventional vehicles with advanced alternatively fueled powertrains.

Required Qualifications:

Master’s degree or the foreign academic equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or a related field and one (1) year of work experience in Controls Engineering or a related occupation; OR Bachelor’s degree or the foreign academic equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or a related field and three (3) years of progressively responsible work experience in Controls Engineering or a related occupation. Will accept any suitable combination of education, training, or experience.

How to Apply:

To apply, mail resume with reference number to: Transportation Power, Inc. Attn: Cindy Alanis, 2415 Auto Park Way, Escondido, CA 92029

Reference Job Code:   AY‐CA

Transportation Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment is based on business needs, merit, performance and competence.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

4 Comments

on Career Opportunities at TransPower.
  1. Steve soriano
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    Hello, I am interested in the Service Tech/Field Service position. Please contact me at your earliest convenience.
    Steve Soriano cell 408 891-9352

  2. |

    Hi there,

    I am seeking an Engineering job in the automotive industry, where I have some background experience due to my Senior design Project that consisted in designing a Hybrid Chevrolet Camaro for a nationwide competition (ECOCAR 3). I am aware that you might not have an open position for Electrical Engineering, but please contact me as soon as a position opens up. I am very interested in working for your company. Please feel free to check my LinkedIn account to learn more about my past experiences. Thank you for your time.

    Mauricio

  3. |

    Do you have a POC to introduce new technology to improve mileage extension for battery operation for your over the highway class-8 vehicles?

  4. Brenda Davis
    |

    Good morning,
    I just wanted to know if you had any assembler positions open.
    Thank you
    Brenda Davis
    858-722-0999

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