Sr. Electrical Engineer

Date:  Nov 21, 2023

Longview, TX, US, 75604

Company:  REV Group, Inc.
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Requisition ID: 20365
For over 45 years, Capacity/Laymor has been the trusted yard truck manufacturer for ports and railway hubs around the world. Though heavy and lighter hauling needs are different, Capacity/Laymor trucks are designed and built to be relentless performers.
Capacity/Laymor trucks is part of the larger REV Group (NYSE: REVG), a leading manufacturer of specialty vehicles for the fire & emergency, commercial, and recreation markets. REV Group’s extensive vehicle line-up includes models such as ambulances, fire trucks, school buses, terminal trucks, RV’s, luxury buses, and much more. Our 6,500+ employees continuously demonstrate their commitment to building innovative and reliable vehicles that our customers can depend on whether for a family trip across the U.S. or when responding to an emergency. Rev Group is a veteran friendly employer and hires over 200 veterans and or those transferring out of the military each year.

Capacity & Laymor engineering team is looking for an individual contributor to join them in Longview, TX. The position is responsible for projects and assignments in the field of electrical and electronics that are complex in nature and that support, enhance product performance, durability, reliability, quality and serviceability. The individual must demonstrate an extensive knowledge and understanding of electrical engineering principles, concepts, practices and theories. Responsibilities may include research, design, component selection, development and testing of complex engineering solutions along with collaboration with other functional areas not only within engineering but also production and aftermarket.



  • Responsible for the designing low and medium voltage electrical systems for Terminal tractor and Sweeper product lines.
  • Create schematics, harnesses, layouts and routings for several electrical systems.
  • Conduct load analysis of electrical system to ensure vehicle is within requirements.
  • Assist in the creation of validation plans and defines acceptance criteria. Evaluate existing validation controls, standard test procedures for effective risk mitigation.
  • Analyze test results, document and summarize test conclusions.
  • Assist with the development of design guides, guide specifications and design control procedures.
  • Mentor junior engineers in electrical design decisions and identify areas of improvement.
  • Provide continuous support to production team during assembly phase of prototype builds.
  • Travel to vendors, customer sites and support field evaluations.


Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering plus 5+ years of experience OR
  • Master’s or Doctorate degree in Electrical Engineering plus 3+ years of experience
  • 3 years minimum of power electronics development experience including design and analysis.

Preferred, but not required

  • Familiarity with design and troubleshooting J1939 Control Area networks (CAN), sensor data acquisition/ analysis, EMC test procedures & specifications.
  • Experience with Solidworks, Solidworks Electrical, AutoCAD.
  • Understanding of BOM creation, ECR, ECN, FMEA and ERP system (preferably Infor XA)
  • Must have excellent communication skills with ability to interface directly with hourly employees as well as management level of employee concerning manufacturing initiatives and progress updates.
  • Must possess a high energy level with a strong work ethics.
  • Must be proficient with the use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power-point and Outlook).
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization.
  • Ability and willingness to travel.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands 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 stand or walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee is occasionally required to sit and talk or hear.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40#’s. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.


  • Ability to bend, stoop, and squat
  • Occasionally lift up to but not exceed 40 lbs.
  • Ability to work with arms above head
  • Able to read and follow written and verbal instructions


Work environment:

  • Indoor office
  • Work on the plant floor as required


Personal protective equipment recommended and/ or required:

  • Safety glasses, or prescription safety glasses with side shields
  • Ear plugs
  • Closed-toed shoes














REV Group is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by law. REV Group also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunities for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans. 



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