Electrical Engineer

Date: Mar 3, 2023

Location: Blacksburg, VA, US

Company: Tenneco

Tenneco is one of the world's leading designers, manufacturers, and marketers of automotive products for original equipment and aftermarket customers, with full year 2021 revenues of $18 billion and approximately 71,000 team members working at more than 260 sites worldwide.  Through our four business groups, Motorparts, Performance Solutions, Clean Air and Powertrain, Tenneco is driving advancements in global mobility by delivering technology solutions for diversified global markets, including light vehicle, commercial truck, off-highway, industrial, motorsport and the aftermarket.


Tenneco is one of the world’s largest pure-play powertrain companies serving OE markets worldwide with engineered solutions addressing fuel economy, power output, and criteria pollution requirements for gasoline, diesel and electrified powertrains.

We are looking for an Electrical Engineer. The Electrical Engineer is responsible for implementing control equipment improvements on the floor and may be responsible for entire project from design through installation, or a portion of the project. They are also responsible for assisting in day-to-day machine and tooling problem resolution.

Our recruiting team is ready to act immediately. You’ll first hear from someone in Talent Acquisition to schedule a phone screen, and then the next step will be a personal interview with our Hiring Manager. We pride ourselves on moving through the process quickly, and you can be sure of transparency and prompt communication.


  • Promotes continuous improvement in environmental and safety issues by ensuring that equipment is designed, modified or repaired to maintain and improve safety and environmental performance.
  • Reacts immediately to safety issues as they arise.
  • Follows all environmental and safety policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates with project leaders to determine electrical requirements of projects.
  • Identifies the technical training needs of the electrical group and assists in the development of training programs.
  • Assists in layout plans for area improvements.
  • Utilizes design and electrical skills to help improve performance of the process.
  • Documents control improvements through print changes and procedure changes.
  • Trains electricians affected by control changes.
  • Provides necessary technical support for plant safety.
  • Implements electrical systems for new equipment, upgrades and facility.
  • Supports as required for daily operations.
  • Maintains awareness of new control equipment for availability and potential applications


EDUCATION: Associate's Degree in Electrical or Electronics Technology preferred.



  • 4 years of experience as an Electrical Technician.
  • AutoCAD TM
  • PLC Programming
  • Basic Servo Controls