Design Engineer- Electrical

Division: Transformer
Location: Laurel, MS
Equal Opportunity Employer Vet/Disabled

Job Description

Howard Industries is the leading manufacturer of liquid-filled distribution transformers for the utility and commercial/industrial markets with over 3200 employees (the 2nd largest private employer in Mississippi) and 800 million in revenue. The corporation consists of 5 main divisions: Howard Transformers, which is the largest producer of distribution transformers in the U.S., Howard Lighting, Howard Transportation, Howard Technology Solutions, and the newest division, Howard Medical. Howard Industries offers an excellent compensation and benefits package and is located in Laurel, Mississippi, a charming and historic city located thirty minutes from Hattiesburg, one hour from the Gulf Coast and two hours from New Orleans.


  • As a member of the technical staff, the Design Engineer is responsible for the design of electrical distribution transformers.
    This includes specification reviews, design reviews, product development, cost savings analysis, and quality and reliability improvements.
    The engineer will provide technical support for Marketing and external customers and also be responsible for factory support.
    Occasional travel is required.


  • Minimum Requirements:
    B.S., M.S., or PhD in Engineering
    Preferred Requirements:
    B.S., M.S., or PhD in Electrical Engineering
    Electrical Power Systems Concentration and/or previous work experience with design of electrical transformers
    Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word, and Access)
    Working knowledge of AutoCAD software
    Good written and oral communication skills
    Basic programming skills

    Equal Opportunity Employer Vet/Disabled


  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K Retirement
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
Salary Dependent upon experience
Career Level Required Entry Level
Experience Required 0 to 1 year
Education Required Bachelor's Degree
Job Type Employee
Job Status Full-Time
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