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Engineer, Electrical

Business Unit Otis Req ID 52228BR Date posted 08/09/2017 City BLOOMFIELD State Connecticut

Otis, a United Technologies company, is the world leader in reliable, efficient and technologically advanced elevators, escalators and people-moving systems. Our revolutionary Gen2® elevators, energy-saving ReGen™ drives and NCE “green” escalator have clearly set the industry standard for innovation, safety and performance. More than 2.4 million Otis elevators and escalators are currently in operation throughout 200 different countries. We are proud to have a global team that continues to rise to the challenges of a fast-moving company. Together, the people of Otis are creating new ideas and opportunities by collaborating across time zones, geographies and cultures. So just imagine where we can take you!

Otis Service Center in Bloomfield CT is seeking an enthusiastic, hand on and result oriented Electrical Engineer to leverage technology in support of legacy and in production control system’s product continuation.


  • Design and develop hardware and software for use in Elevator Control sub Systems
  • Design and setup tests for evaluating the performance of hardware; assist in creation of drawings for manufacturing of new parts and products; perform calculations, estimations and laboratory tests required to verify the soundness and suitability of the design
  • Support supply management with electrical and electronics component issues and Value Engineering (VE) activities related to Otis Fixtures, Drives, Door Controllers and Motion sub system
  • Research, develop and implement “form fit function” replacement for electrical and electronic components that are obsolete or unavailable with long lead time. Many components require thorough research into their root design so that the solution is credible. This also requires updates to drawings, BOM, creation of new Software/ Firmware and instructions for in-house repair depot and the Field personnel
  • Support cost reduction and cost avoidance initiatives. Individual would be responsible for preparation of specification, design of functional test equipment, and qualification of the initiative. Also the respective candidate would bring the project to conclusion by publishing opinion to the stack holders
  • Investigate “Field Turn Backs” and perform root cause failure analysis of electrical, electromechanical and electronic parts and circuitry, suggest corrective actions to ensure product reliability in support of company wide ACE initiatives
  • Create and update Controller Spare Parts Leaflet and related documents in support of field operation and OSC Customer Service
  • Requires 2-4 years of demonstrated knowledge in Embedded Hardware, Software and Firmware design
  • Strong Electrical Engineering knowledge and aptitude
  • Working knowledge of C/C++ and Assembly language in Embedded design applications
  • Hands on PCB design process experience
  • Fluency with electrical engineering CAD tools
  • In-depth knowledge of laboratory instrument and test equipment
  • Requires strong verbal and written communication
Education information
  • Candidates should possess Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering

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