• Electrical Engineering Intern

    Location US-CA-Carlsbad
    # Positions
  • Position Description

    At a Glance


    Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a Electrical Engineering Intern HCL to join the Wattstopper Team in Carlsbad, CA. The successful candidate will be working individually or as part of a design team, develops, evaluates and validates product design, specification and design reviews, documentation packages, preproduction builds and transfers to production. This role will support the human-centric lighting project.


    Human-centric lighting: The Wattstopper Blanco family of LED light engines provide easy self-commissioning solutions for dim-to-dark and tunable white applications that integrate into a broad range of luminaires. These LED light engines provide integrated Digital Lighting Management (DLM) controls which enable both zone and luminaire-level lighting control. The Wattstopper Architectural Dimming product line adds the flexibility of open control protocols including DMX and DALI. This product line gives specifiers the option to use luminaires that have not integrated the Blanco LED light engine technology.



    What Will You Do?


    1. Working closely with the Senior Electrical Engineer, contribute to the development of the Engineering Product Specification for our next generation of Human Centric Lighting Products
    2. Schematic design for our next generation of Human Centric Lighting Products
    3. Firmware development for our next generation of Human Centric Lighting Products
    4. Performs other similar and related duties as required.


    Required Skills



    • Pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.


    • Strong computer skills, proficient with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software, e-mail and meeting management software. Ability to use internet and web based resources efficiently and effectively.
    • Must be highly collaborative and able to work in a team based environment. Fosters open communication and support an environment of innovation and creative change.  
    • Requires strong organizational and time management skills, close attention to detail and be able to effectively handle multiple priorities. Must possess excellent project management skills, including demonstrated ability to develop and manage to a project plan, establish priorities, work to deadlines and control a number of tasks at various stages of work. 
    • Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills and be able to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization. Must be an effective listener, able to extract necessary information and validate understanding of the information.



    • C Programming Language
    • Python Programming Language a plus 
    • Schematic Design


    Company Info

    About Legrand

    Every single day, Legrand brings power, light and data to millions of spaces around the world. Legrand is a global, publicly-traded company listed on the Euronext (Legrand SA EPA: LR) with 36,000 employees worldwide, a market cap of $16B, revenue of more than $5 billion, with products sold in 180 countries. Legrand is listed on the Forbes Global 2000 as one of the world’s best employers.  For more information, visit legrand.com.


    About Legrand North and Central America

    Legrand North and Central America (LNCA) employs over 5,000 associates in 60 locations, working in 6 product categories (Electrical Wiring Systems, Building Control Systems, AV, Data Communications, Power Distribution and Control, and Lighting).  LNCA offers comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage. LNCA offers distinctive benefits like high employer 401K match, above-benchmark paid maternity leave, paid time off to volunteer, and an active women’s network.  LNCA is an employee-centered, growth company with tremendous opportunity.  For more information, visit legrand.us


    About Legrand’s Building Control Systems Division

    Legrand’s Building Control Systems (BCS) division includes the Wattstopper and Solarfective product lines.  Wattstopper offers the most comprehensive line of simple, scalable and flexible energy efficient lighting controls and solutions for commercial and residential applications. These products, programs, and services have been helping customers save energy, meet green initiatives and comply with energy codes for more than 30 years.  Solarfective gives Legrand customers the most energy efficient, easy-to-use advanced shading and lighting control solutions. For more information, visit lerand.us/lighting-controls-building-systems.








    Equal Opportunity Employer



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