Careers

American Traction Systems is a private, profitable wholly American owned corporation that has been in business since 1992.

American Traction Systems is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries, medical benefits and 401(k) plan for all full time employees

We are actively seeking applicants for the following positions:

Senior Test Engineer

JOB DESCRIPTION                                                                            

Job Title:           Senior Test Engineer                                                                                      

Department:       Test Department – Fort Myers, Florida headquarters                  

JOB PURPOSE

Saminco Inc seeks a skilled Senior Electronics Test Engineer to perform complex electronic and high power testing, run software functional tests, and work with Engineering in product development.

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Senior Electrical Engineer

Job Title: Senior Electrical Engineer
Department: R&D Engineering

JOB PURPOSE
To lead engineering development of electric traction drives and accessories

PERFORMANCE GOALS

  • Develop appropriate control algorithms for electric propulsion systems
  • Develop performance specifications and performance calculations for Propulsion Systems
  • Lead the development of the electrical design and performance testing of new Propulsion Systems.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate resolution of field problems associated with reliability and performance of
    Propulsion Systems
  • Define and document Scope of Work for projects
  • Define and document system bills of materials
  • Help coordinate/initiate project kick-off meetings
  • Monitor project throughout design, manufacture, commissioning and operation

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
To perform this challenging job successfully, the requirements listed below are representative of the
knowledge, skills, and ability required. We are looking for someone who will be able to quickly adapt
to our requirements, who is looking for an extraordinary career opportunity and who wants to become
a specialist in electric propulsion technology. .We have ambitious goals and we are looking for people
who share our passion for innovations in electrical propulsion. We look for an enthusiastic problem
solver with proven talent in electric drives

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Science in EE, ME, or equivalent experience. Graduate degrees preferred.
  • Thorough understanding of AC/DC motor control theory
  • Thorough understanding of Power Electronics topologies and architectures
  • Experience with software development for power electronics
  • Experience in Power Conversion Products
  • Must be comfortable working with High Power Designs (3300V 1200A IGBT’s)
  • Proven ability to read/understand module specifications and schematics and use for software
    debug & test
  • The ability to work with high voltage, high current systems
  • Experience with modular software design, development, and testing techniques and procedures

Possessing the following skills would be a bonus:

  • Having excellent debugging and problem solving skills
  • Being motivated and able to work with minimal direct supervision.
  • Being able to work with a multi-disciplined design team
  • Willing and able to travel within the United States and Internationally as required
  • Willing to work in industrial and mining environments
  • Foreign language skills, especially Spanish, French, German
  • Saminco Inc offers competitive wages, a full benefits package, and a flexible, dynamic and engaging
    work environment with opportunities to learn across many industries.

Contact:
Juan Pinzon,
General Manager,
Saminco Inc.
10030 Amberwood Road
Fort Myers, FL 33913
Office phone number: 239 561 1561

Sales/Service Engineer

Job Description:

Sales and Field Service Support for ATS products

  • Support sales efforts with existing customers, identifying and assessing current and future requirements
  • Identify and contact potential customers
  • Generate technical presentations demonstrating how ATS products and services can benefit and meet customer needs
  • Support marketing activities by attending trade shows, conferences, and other related events
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of the ATS product line
  • Provide on-site diagnostic and troubleshooting support for customers
  • Travel nationally and internationally as required to perform sales or service calls

Qualifications

Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent technical field from an accredited university or technical school

 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software
  • Ability to resolve problems, think analytically and communicate professionally in high pressure, time sensitive, customer environments
  • Must be capable of multi-tasking, setting priorities and scheduling work activities with minimal supervision
  • Ability to read electrical and mechanical schematics
  • Ability to work with electrical test equipment, hand tools and lift loads up to 50lbs
  • Ability to travel both nationally and internationally on short notice.

How to apply

Please Contact ATS Human Resources at (239) 768-0757

Send resume to hr@americantraction.com

Hardware Design Engineer - Propulsion : Fort Myers, Florida

Job Description:

To provide Application and Research Engineering for IGBT Propulsion Systems and related sub-systems for Locomotives

  • Develop performance specifications and performance calculations for Locomotive Propulsion Systems
  • Lead the development of the electrical design and performance testing of new Locomotive Propulsion Systems.
  • Coordinate resolution of field problems associated with reliability and performance of Locomotive Propulsion Systems
  • Define and document Scope of Work for projects
  • Define and document system bills of materials
  • Help coordinate/initiate project kick-off meetings
  • Monitor project throughout design, manufacture, commissioning and operation

Qualifications

  • BS Degree (Electrical Engineering)
  • 4 years’ experience in Locomotive Propulsion systems design
  • Ability to develop and present technical papers to small and medium size groups
  • Excellent communication skills, (written, and verbal)
  • Strong attention to details, highly organized, computer literate
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced professional office environment
  • Some travel will be required

How to apply

Please Contact ATS Human Resources at (239) 768-0757

Send resume to hr@americantraction.com

Hardware Design Engineer - Power Conversion : Fort Myers, Florida

Job Description:

To provide Application and Research Engineering for Power Conversion Products for Locomotives and Hybrid Vehicles

  • Develop performance specifications for Power Conversion devices
  • Lead the development of the electrical design and performance testing of new Power Conversion Products.
  • Coordinate resolution of field problems associated with reliability and performance of Power Conversion Products
  • Define and document Scope of Work for projects
  • Define and document system bills of materials
  • Help coordinate/initiate project kick-off meetings
  • Monitor project throughout design, manufacture, commissioning and operation

Qualifications

  • BS Degree (Electrical Engineering)
  • 4 years’ experience in Power Conversion Products
  • Must be comfortable working with High Power Designs (3300V 1200A IGBT’s)
  • Ability to develop and present technical papers to small and medium size groups
  • Excellent communication skills, (written, and verbal)
  • Strong attention to details, highly organized, computer literate
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced professional office environment
  • Some travel will be required

How to apply

Please Contact ATS Human Resources at (239) 768-0757

Send resume to hr@americantraction.com