Vehicle System Drive Controls Engineer

Matlen Silver
March 17, 2023
Erie, Pennsylvania
Job Type
Remote Work
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Vehicle System Drive Controls Engineer
Location: Erie, PA (Onsite Work)
Direct Hire, Full Time, Perm role   
Pay Range:  $80,000K to $120,000K depending on experience
Full Benefits Package including Medical, Dental, Vision Care, 401K, paid holidays and paid days off
About the job:
The Mining Propulsion System Embedded Vehicle Controls Engineer will work as part of the Engineering team to develop, implement, & validate electric propulsion control systems for electric drive mining vehicles.  These propulsion systems will include control of electrical power input from an alternator, catenary, batteries, or other sources that feed traction and auxiliary inverters used to drive propulsion motors and auxiliary loads.  The propulsion control system also interfaces with other onboard and offboard vehicle systems. These Mining Off-Highway Vehicles (OHV) have payload capacities ranging from 100 to 400 tons.
This role requires initiative and a willingness to learn from and work with a broadly experienced team.

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Apply control theory and mathematical modeling to design control systems.
  • Verification and validation using simulation, lab component, sub-system, system, and on-truck testing.
  • Complete applicable design reviews and documentation.
  • Create applicable requirements documentation for subsystem, component, and software development teams.
  • Support factory build of prototype & standard production systems.


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science or equivalent
  • Experience with Engineering design and controls development - vehicle control & propulsion system preferred.

About Matlen Silver
Experience Matters. Let your experience be driven by our experience. For more than 40 years, Matlen Silver has delivered solutions for complex talent and technology needs to Fortune 500 companies and industry leaders. Led by hard work, honesty, and a trusted team of experts, we can say that Matlen Silver technology has created a solutions experience and legacy of success that is the difference in the way the world works.
Matlen Silver is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status.
If you are a person with a disability needing assistance with the application or at any point in the hiring process, please contact us at email and/or phone at: [email protected] // 908-393-8600

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