Trust Automation
  • San Luis Obispo, CA, USA
  • DOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Comprehensive benefit package; paid time off, a 401k plan, profit-sharing, health insurance, an EAP program and much more

Are you looking for an opportunity to become a key member of an elite level team? Someone that has a direct impact on the success of projects you work on? If so, this could be the opportunity for you.

Trust Automation is a fast growing company in San Luis Obispo, CA. We are seeking an Electrical Design Engineer to join our team.


This role involves designing robust, high quality motion control systems, power generation/conversion systems and motors. You will work directly with the VP of Engineering and other members of the team to support the company's Engineering strategy. We offer a casual yet energetic work environment, competitive compensation and tremendous growth opportunities. 

Requirements & Responsibilities

Activities include requirement derivation, conceptual design, prototype and production system development, and
hands-on integration and test to produce designs that meet all applicable requirements for the form, fit and

A successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 5-7 years' relevant experience in designing digital and analog circuits, preferably for power electronics/electric motors
  • A strong grasp of control theory fundamentals
  • Development experience from a system design perspective
  • Practiced use of simulation programs to do preliminary trade studies and circuit review
  • Experience with schematic capture, OrCad
  • Experience with PCB layout
  • Experience with PCB level component and electrical system level troubleshooting is required
  • Experience with circuit simulation tools (i.e. PSpice) is preferred
  • Experience with closed-loop control of motor torque, speed, and position experience is preferred
  • Control system development experience (i.e. - PID) is preferred
  • Experience with system simulation tools (i.e. MATLAB, SIMULINK) is preferred
  • Embedded programming experience for microcontrollers, including assembly or C languages, is preferred
  • Familiarity with communication interfaces/protocols: SPI, I2C, Modbus, USB, CAN, RS232, RS422/RS485, Ethernet, EtherCAT, is preferred


Members of our team are paid well; however, what you can achieve with us will depend entirely on your experience and your ability and desire to become an indispensable part of our team.

We offer a competitive and comprehensive total benefits package including health insurance, paid time off (PTO), profit sharing, a 401k retirement plan, an Employee Assistance program and much more.


  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder')
  • This position requires successfully passing a background check, prior to the first day of employment
  • Trust Automation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We participate in E-Verify to confirm eligibility to work in the United States
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