Electrical Engineering III -- Power Electronics & Motors
Staunton, VA 
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Job Description

Summary: Supports the design and application of power electronics including VFDs, transformers, filters and motors. Researches, develops, designs, and tests high voltage electrical components, equipment, and systems by performing the following duties.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Bachelor's degree (B.S.) Electrical Engineering from four-year college or university. Masters preferred
  • Must have 10+ years of related experience.
  • Experience with VFD, Motors and Power Electronics required
  • PE preferred

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Designs electrical equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems for commercial, industrial, domestic and internal purposes.
  • Designs and directs engineering personnel in fabrication of test control apparatus and equipment, and determines methods, procedures, and conditions for testing products.
  • Develops applications of controls, instruments, and systems for new commercial, domestic, and industrial uses.
  • Directs activities to ensure that manufacturing, construction, installation, and operation testing conform to UL safety certifications.
  • Directs activities to ensure that manufacturing, construction, installation, and operational testing conform to functional specifications and customer requirements.
  • Directs and coordinates operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment and systems in field and internal installations.
  • Uses computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Uses intuition and experience to complement data.
  • Design - Generates creative solutions and uses feedback to modify designs. Demonstrates attention to detail.
  • Project Management - Develops project plans, coordinates projects and communicates changes and progress. Completes projects on time and budget. Manages project team activities.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Gathers and analyzes information skillfully. Develops alternative solutions. Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment. Supports and explains reasoning for decisions. Includes appropriate people in decision-making process.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner and treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position. Reacts well under pressure. Accepts responsibility for own actions.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness. Looks for ways to improve and promote quality and applies feedback to improve performance.
  • Safety and Security - Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines. Observes safety and security procedures and reports potentially unsafe conditions. Uses equipment and materials properly.

About Daikin Applied

Daikin Applied is a member of the global air conditioning company, Daikin Industries. Daikin Applied manufactures technologically advanced commercial HVAC systems that customers from around the world can trust to advance their needs for performance, reliability and energy efficiency. We develop innovations that create the right environments for successful businesses and critical applications. The people at Daikin Applied are committed to using their expertise to advance HVAC technologies and support our customers with efficient and reliable solutions. Daikin Applied products and services are sold through a global network of dedicated sales, service and parts offices.

Daikin Applied, formerly known as Daikin McQuay, was started in 1924 and has an extensive history of developing new, industry leading innovations and technology. Our Rebel rooftop units, Magnitude magnetic bearing chillers, Pathfinder air cooled chillers and SmartSource WSHP compete among the most efficient products in the market. Also, our extensive aftermarket service and parts operations provide support to keep our customers' operations running smoothly.

Daikin Industries, Ltd. is a Fortune 1000 company with 2019 revenues in excess of $23.5 billion USD and more than 67,000 employees worldwide. Daikin was named one of the world's most innovative companies by Thomson Reuters and one of the 100 most sustainable corporations for three years in a row by Corporate Knights, Inc.


HVAC equipment, Internet of Things (IoT) for HVAC, energy management, aftermarket service support and replacement parts, and turnkey solutions.

Equal Opportunity Employment: It is the policy of Daikin Applied to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of race, creed, color, religion, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, membership or activity in a local commission, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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