Jr. Electrical Engineer


M-F; 8am-5pm (no weekends)

United Protective Technologies, LLC (UPT), founded in 2002, is an industry leading company that excels in materials and solution focused Research and Development products for both commercial and government customers. Our applications of the most advanced PeCVD & ARC-PVD coatings, including Diamond Like Carbon (DLC), are designed 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.

Jr. Electrical EngineerJr. Electrical Engineer


Job Description: As a Jr. 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.  You will work under the direction of our Sr. Electrical Engineer and/or Project Managers. Occasional travel between UPT sites (Charlotte/Locust). Working in an office environment with hands-on electrical engineering work in lab or warehouse. Ability to lift up to 30lbs.


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
  • Review customer specifications and requirements and  develop designs to best support them
  • Specify and evaluate supplier components, subsystems, and services
  • Develop and test prototypes to retire key development risks
  • Communicate clearly (written and oral) with all  stakeholders
  • Provide 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 2+ 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 in design, integration and testing of electrical systems and sensors
  • Experience in Microsoft Office Software
  • Ability to multitask 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:

·        Understanding of SBIR and military R&D process

·        Experience in development of design for MIL-STD applications


Education: BS with 2+ years of relevant design experience in analog/digital circuit design, control systems and power conversion

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