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Position Title: Marketing Assistant
Department: Business
Location: Escondido, CA
Job Code: 17J041
Full/Part-Time: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Transportation Power is a leader in the development of cutting edge, advanced medium and heavy duty electric vehicles (EV’s), hybrid-electric vehicles (HEV’s) and grid energy storage applications. Its advanced technology outperforms competing systems for the most demanding heavy-duty vehicles, including the largest Class 8 on-road trucks, yard tractors, port cargo handling vehicles, and school buses.

TTransportation Power offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, including a 401K with employer match, and professional development opportunities. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a highly skilled, interdisciplinary team that is passionate about innovating to develop conversion technologies to improve efficiency, reduce fossil fuel consumption and improve the environment. To learn more about Transportation Power, visit our http://www.transpowerusa.com

Job Description:

This is a part-time position that will report to the VP of Business Development. Tasks will include activities related to marketing and sales outreach. Including customer needs tracking, online CRM, PowerPoint production, brochure production and meeting assistance. This is an entry level position with flexible hours. This is a fast-paced company in a cutting edge Cleantech manufacturing environment in San Diego’s beautiful North County.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Some related college classes in Business, Communication or Marketing
  • Experience with MS Office
  • Experience with Photoshop
  • Experience with Social Media

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with Customer Relationship Management
  • Experience that demonstrates good verbal and written communication skills

How to Apply:

Reference Job ID#17J041. Submit resume and cover letter as one document to recruiting@transpowerusa.com or mail to TransPower ATTN: Human Resources, 2415 Auto Park Way, Escondido, CA 92029. Cover letter should explain your related experience or why you are a good candidate for this position.

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 Drafter
Department: Engineering
Location: Escondido, CA
Job Code: 17A033
Full/Part-Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Transportation Power is a leader in the development of cutting edge, advanced medium and heavy duty electric vehicles (EV’s), hybrid-electric vehicles (HEV’s) and grid energy storage applications. Its advanced technology outperforms competing systems for the most demanding heavy-duty vehicles, including the largest Class 8 on-road trucks, yard tractors, port cargo handling vehicles, and school buses.

Transportation Power offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, including a 401K with employer match, and professional development opportunities. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a highly skilled, interdisciplinary team that is passionate about innovating to develop conversion technologies to improve efficiency, reduce fossil fuel consumption and improve the environment. To learn more about Transportation Power, visit our website at http://www.transpowerusa.com

Job Description:

TransPower is seeking a Drafter 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:

  • Extensive experience using SolidWorks for Mechanical Design and Drawings
  • Basic knowledge of mechanical and electrical design techniques, parts, materials and processes related to electrical/electronic components and assemblies
  • Knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing per ASME Y14.5-1M

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with electrical systems design preferred

Areas of Responsibility:

  • 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
  • Strong communication skills in a multi-tasking environment while supporting multiple projects concurrently
  • Help the engineering team in the area of SW drafting and infrastructure setup

How to Apply:

Reference Job ID#17A033. 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 Design Engineer
Department: Engineering
Location: Escondido, CA
Job Code: 16A032
Full/Part-Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Transportation Power is a leader in the development of cutting edge, advanced medium and heavy duty electric vehicles (EV’s), hybrid-electric vehicles (HEV’s) and grid energy storage applications. Its advanced technology outperforms competing systems for the most demanding heavy-duty vehicles, including the largest Class 8 on-road trucks, yard tractors, port cargo handling vehicles, and school buses.

Transportation Power offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, including a 401K with employer match, and professional development opportunities. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a highly skilled, interdisciplinary team that is passionate about innovating to develop conversion technologies to improve efficiency, reduce fossil fuel consumption and improve the environment. To learn more about Transportation Power, visit our website at http://www.transpowerusa.com

Job Description:

TransPower is seeking a Mechanical Design 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 2-5 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#16A032. 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: 16A031
Full/Part-Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Transportation Power is a leader in the development of cutting edge, advanced medium and heavy duty electric vehicles (EV’s), hybrid-electric vehicles (HEV’s) and grid energy storage applications.  Its advanced technology outperforms competing systems for the most demanding heavy-duty vehicles, including the largest Class 8 on-road trucks, yard tractors, port cargo handling vehicles, and school buses.

Transportation Power offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, including a 401K with employer match, and professional development opportunities. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a highly skilled, interdisciplinary team that is passionate about innovating to develop conversion technologies to improve efficiency, reduce fossil fuel consumption and improve the environment. To learn more about Transportation Power, visit our website at http://www.transpowerusa.com

Job Description:

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. This is a fast-paced company providing 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-directed, multitasking, and able to function within various levels of structure and supervision.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in the field of Mechanical/Electrical Engineering and 2-5 years of experience
  • Experience in Model-Based Controls Development – Controls Rapid Prototyping and Development
  • Strong knowledge of Matlab Simulink based control and plant models development methodology and Matlab scripting
  • 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
  • A strong understanding of vehicle sensors and associated I/O interface Experience with CAN connected devices and knowledge of CAN communication protocol (J1939)
  • Ability to communicate effectively across disciplines and work levels
  • Data analytical skills in programs such as Excel and Matlab
  • Component specification, testing, calibration, and operational validation as it applies to advanced vehicles and power solutions

Desired 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
  • Must possess a strong understanding of vehicle electrical design and schematic layout, with focus on retrofitting conventional vehicles with advanced alternatively fueled powertrains
  • Experience with high voltage DC bus design
  • Component specification, testing, calibration, and operational validation as it applies to advanced vehicles and power solutions

Areas of Responsibility:

  • 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

How to Apply:

Reference Job ID#16A031. 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: Production Electrician I
Department: Manufacturing
Location: Escondido, CA
Job Code: 17H022
Full/Part-Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Transportation Power is a leader in the development of cutting edge, advanced medium and heavy duty electric vehicles (EV’s), hybrid-electric vehicles (HEV’s) and grid energy storage applications. Its advanced technology outperforms competing systems for the most demanding heavy-duty vehicles, including the largest Class 8 on-road trucks, yard tractors, port cargo handling vehicles, and school buses.

Transportation Power offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, including a 401K with employer match, and professional development opportunities. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a highly skilled, interdisciplinary team that is passionate about innovating to develop conversion technologies to improve efficiency, reduce fossil fuel consumption and improve the environment. To learn more about Transportation Power, visit our website at http://www.transpowerusa.com

Job Description:

TransPower is seeking a Production Electrician to build wiring harnesses, assemble electrical and mechanical components and assemblies. The duties include manufacturing high voltage cables and low voltage harnesses by cutting, stripping and crimping lugs, and installing connectors. Some kneeling, squatting and standing is required during Cable Harness Routing and Final Termination. This is precise detailed work requiring patience and a willingness to handle and complete one task at a time. Transportation Power is a fast-paced company in a cutting edge Cleantech manufacturing environment in San Diego’s beautiful North County.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to read and interpret electrical wiring schematics and diagrams
  • Ability to use hand tools such as drills, soldering guns, screwdrivers, precision measuring instruments, wire cutters, crimpers and wrenches
  • Familiar with Basic Math
  • Read and understand assembly drawings
  • Manual Dexterity
  • Ability to work in a team environment or individual contributor role
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Experience in a related environment
  • High School Diploma, Technical Degree or Associates degree in electronics or other equivalent education and experience

Desired Qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience with various hand tools
  • Experience reading and interpreting electrical schematics and diagrams
  • Previous Electrician experience
  • Understanding of electrical safety procedures
  • Strong abilities in the areas of communication, cooperation, interpersonal skills and documentation
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work independently

How to Apply:

Reference Job ID#17H022. 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: Prototype Mechanic I
Department: Manufacturing
Location: Escondido, CA
Job Code: 17H023
Full/Part-Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Transportation Power is a leader in the development of cutting edge, advanced medium and heavy duty electric vehicles (EV’s), hybrid-electric vehicles (HEV’s) and grid energy storage applications. Its advanced technology outperforms competing systems for the most demanding heavy-duty vehicles, including the largest Class 8 on-road trucks, yard tractors, port cargo handling vehicles, and school buses.

Transportation Power offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, including a 401K with employer match, and professional development opportunities. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a highly skilled, interdisciplinary team that is passionate about innovating to develop conversion technologies to improve efficiency, reduce fossil fuel consumption and improve the environment. To learn more about Transportation Power, visit our website at http://www.transpowerusa.com

Job Description:

TransPower is seeking a Prototype Mechanic who will be involved in activities associated with projects that require precise, consistent work. Typically, a number of complex repetitive electromechanical assembly operations of electronic parts, components, cable harnesses and other electronic assemblies. This is a fast-paced company in a cutting edge Cleantech manufacturing environment in San Diego’s beautiful North County.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to use drills, soldering guns, screwdrivers, precision measuring instruments, and other handheld tools
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions to complete a variety of assembly and subassembly tasks, such as modifying or reassembling electromechanical assemblies
  • Previous assembly experience
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret in-depth blue prints
  • Understand Basic Math
  • Manual Dexterity
  • Understand assembly drawings
  • Ability to work in a team environment or individual contributor role
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Requires at least 2-4 years of experience in a related environment

Desired Qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience with various hand and power tools
  • Experience completing a variety of assembly and subassembly tasks, such as modifying or reassembling electromechanical assemblies
  • Prefer 4 or more years of mechanic experience
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work independently

How to Apply:

Reference Job ID#17H023. 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/Fabrication Technician I
Department: Manufacturing
Location: Escondido, CA
Job Code: 17H024
Full/Part-Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Transportation Power is a leader in the development of cutting edge, advanced medium and heavy duty electric vehicles (EV’s), hybrid-electric vehicles (HEV’s) and grid energy storage applications. Its advanced technology outperforms competing systems for the most demanding heavy-duty vehicles, including the largest Class 8 on-road trucks, yard tractors, port cargo handling vehicles, and school buses.

Transportation Power offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, including a 401K with employer match, and professional development opportunities. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a highly skilled, interdisciplinary team that is passionate about innovating to develop conversion technologies to improve efficiency, reduce fossil fuel consumption and improve the environment. To learn more about Transportation Power, visit our  website at http://www.transpowerusa.com

Job Description:

Perform a number of complex, but repetitive electromechanical assembly operations. Entailing a number of electronic and mechanical parts, components, cable harnesses and other assemblies. May be required, to use the following tools to complete tasks: hand tools, drills, MIG/TIG welders, Oxy acetylene, lathe, mill, soldering guns, screwdrivers, precision measuring instruments, and other various standard hand held tools. This position requires a high level of quality, detailed work based on established standards, guidelines and procedures. Projects may be simple or complex and technical in nature, with staggering timelines. This is a fast-paced company in a cutting edge Cleantech manufacturing environment in San Diego’s beautiful North County.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2-3 years of previous mechanic experience
  • High School, Trade School(apprentice) and Trade Certified
  • Ability to use common hand tools
  • Must be able to read in depth blue prints
  • Able to design and develop parts, brackets, fixtures
  • Must be proficient at welding stainless steel, aluminum, using MIG, TIG
  • Must be adequate at operating manual mills. Lathe, press brake and sheer
  • Understand Basic Math
  • Read assembly drawings
  • Manual Dexterity
  • Ability to work in a team environment and well as in individual contributor role
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Proven ability to follow verbal and written instructions, which are essential in completing a variety of disassembly, assembly and subassembly tasks
  • Demonstrated skill set to modify, or reassemble electromechanical assemblies
  • Patience to perform precise, consistent work, and willingness to handle and complete one task at a time

How to Apply:

Reference Job ID#17H024. 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: Prototype Electrical Technician II
Department: Manufacturing
Location: Escondido, CA
Job Code: 17H025
Full/Part-Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Transportation Power is a leader in the development of cutting edge, advanced medium and heavy duty electric vehicles (EV’s), hybrid-electric vehicles (HEV’s) and grid energy storage applications. Its advanced technology outperforms competing systems for the most demanding heavy-duty vehicles, including the largest Class 8 on-road trucks, yard tractors, port cargo handling vehicles, and school buses.

Transportation Power offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, including a 401K with employer match, and professional development opportunities. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a highly skilled, interdisciplinary team that is passionate about innovating to develop conversion technologies to improve efficiency, reduce fossil fuel consumption and improve the environment. To learn more about Transportation Power, visit our website at http://www.transpowerusa.com

Job Description:

TransPower is seeking a Prototype Electrical Technician to install Harness Assemblies on vehicles. The work is performed under the vehicle with arms raised above head to install Routing HV Cables, Terminating HV Cables, and Routing LV Cables. This position also includes the manufacture of high voltage cables by cutting, stripping and crimping lugs. Some kneeling, squatting and standing is required to do Cable and Harness Routing and Final Termination. This is a fast-paced company in a cutting edge Cleantech manufacturing environment in San Diego’s beautiful North County.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to troubleshoot complex electrical systems
  • Background reading and interpreting electrical schematics and diagrams
  • Ability to plan out and design electrical systems
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical procedures
  • Able to operate a variety of diagnostic equipment (VOLT/AMP meter)
  • Ability to use common hand tools
  • Familiar with Basic Math
  • Read assembly drawings
  • Manual Dexterity
  • Ability to work in a team environment or individual contributor role
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Requires at least 2-4 years of experience in a related environment
  • High School Diploma, Technical Degree or Associates degree in electronics, or other equivalent education and experience.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience with various hand and power tools
  • Previous mechanic experience
  • Understanding and application of safety procedures
  • Strong abilities in the areas of communication, cooperation, interpersonal skills and documentation
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work independently
  • Basic skills with machine lathe, mill and welding
  • Basic computer skills including, file management, MS Word, and preventative maintenance software

How to Apply:

Reference Job ID#17H025. 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.