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Staff Design Engineer

Wire Harnesses

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Lightship RV

Lightship RV

51-200 employees

Electric travel trailers with integrated solar

Consumer Goods

Compensation Overview

$150k - $165kAnnually

+ Equity

Senior, Expert

San Bruno, CA, USA

Automotive Electrical Engineering
Electronics Design Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Power Systems Engineering
Required Skills
  • BS in Mechanical, Electrical or Systems Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years of mechanical engineering design experience, with direct experience spec’ing, designing, and validating wire harnesses
  • Experience creating sub-system and system level wiring diagrams with hardware engineers
  • Experience in full product development cycle: requirements definition, concept design, development, test, manufacturing
  • Experience creating wire harness drawings
  • Experience working with suppliers to create EOL wire harness quality tests
  • Experience creating DFMEAs and DVP&Rs for wire harnesses
  • Product design responsibility for all low voltage vehicle wire harnesses including low voltage signal wiring, AC and 12vDC appliance power, and other vehicle sensor, component, and controller wiring
  • Work with systems engineering along with other members of the power systems, vehicle engineering, and controls teams to build out a full wiring diagram of the vehicle
  • Select all off the shelf components (connectors, terminals, wire, loom, shields, etc) with a focus on cost, quality, and supply chain robustness
  • Work with CAD design resources to create all wire harness models and drawings for sourcing
  • Work with power systems and vehicle teams to package all wire harness components on the interior and exterior of the RV cabin
  • Create DFMEA for critical components and assemblies
  • Work with engineering teams and techs to create component level and sub-system level tests where necessary
  • Help to create DVP&R to ensure all engineering requirements are met
  • Collaborate with the integration and test teams to carry out design validation plan and ensure proper performance of the wire harnesses
  • Conduct detailed mechanical analysis of subsystems and components as needed to ensure we meet all functional, durability and longevity requirements
  • Develop detailed mechanical specifications based on ambiguous product requirements. Support definition of validation plans and root cause analysis for test failures
  • Understand interdependencies between vehicle, power system, and controls at all stages of development
  • Technical mentorship and guidance to growing team of mechanical engineers

Lightship is dedicated to advancing the electric travel trailer industry, which makes it a promising place for professionals passionate about sustainable technology and eco-friendly solutions. By integrating cutting-edge all-electric technology and solar power, this company is leading the charge in transforming road travel experiences, focusing on reducing environmental impact and enhancing user convenience. Its commitment to eliminating emissions and noise in RV travel positions it as a leader in an emerging market, providing employees an inspiring and innovative workplace focused on sustainable advancements.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding



San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth