Electrical Engineer


M-F 1st shift

United Protective Technologies, LLC (UPT), founded in 2002, is an industry leading company that excels in materials related Research and Development for both commercial and government customers and the application of the most advanced PeCVD & ARC-PVD coatings, including Diamond Like Carbon (DLC), to increase durability, component functionality and extend operation life in extreme environments. UPT has established a strong catalog of high-performance coatings which continue to outperform the competition. UPT currently has multiple Phase I, II and III SBIRs as well as hundreds of recurring commercial and industrial coating customers in a wide variety of industries.

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Job Description:As an Electrical Engineer at UPT, you will play a key role in driving the design, development, and testing of electrical equipment for multiple projects,involving a multidisciplinary team of research and development engineers and support staff.  


Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for driving technology and completion of     activity on time and budget
  • Design, develop, analyze, document and support testing     of complex products, systems or subsystems
  • Ability to complete a technical project independently     and mentor and coach other engineers.
  • Review customer specifications and requirements, and     develop designs to best support them, including cost as a key design     variable
  • Provide budget, cost and schedule input for design     assignments
  • Document component and subsystem specifications and     material requirements
  • Analyze designs as necessary
  • Specify and evaluate supplier components, subsystems     and services
  • Support the program design to cost and design for     manufacture requirements
  • Develop and test prototypes to retire key development     risks
  • Communicate clearly (written and oral) with internal     and external stakeholders
  • Provides technical expertise and assistance to other     engineers and support personnel
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission,     values and culture of the organization

Required Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:

·         Education: BS with 8+ years of relevant design experience in analog/digital circuit design, control systems and power conversion

  • Experience working with program management and     engineering to meet product specifications and engineering standards.
  • Excellent verbal     and written communication skills to aid interactions within Electrical     Engineering and other stakeholders
  • Detail oriented,     highly organized, and able to ensure multiple assignments are completed     properly and on time.
  • Experience with schematic capture and PCB layout tools
  • Experience designing and testing both AC/DC, power, and     controls electronics
  • Experience in integration and testing of electrical     systems and sensors
  • Experience in Microsoft Office Software
  • Ability to muti-task and handle changing work     assignments, schedules, and priorities.
  • Must be able to pass a background check and drug screen
  • Must be a US Citizen


Desired Qualifications:

Desired Qualifications:

  • Education MS or higher in Electrical Engineering


Education: BS (Electrical Engineering) with 8+ years of relevant experience

Must be able to pass a background check and drug screen.

UPT offers competitive wages, medical, dental, and vision coverage, as well as 401K plan (waiting period must be met prior to benefits enrollment). UPT also offers life, short term and long term disability, plus many other voluntary benefits.

Picture of the Reactor in the UPT laboratory

Interested candidates:

Send resumes or applications to:


OR Apply in person:

Mon-Fr 9am-4pm,
142 Cara Court
Locust, NC 28097
office: 704-888-2470 ext. 16