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Electrical Project Engineer

Does working on challenging problems in a fast-paced, small business / start-up environment with highly competent teammates sound appealing to you? We are looking for a full-time electrical project engineer to add to our team. The ideal candidate will be insatiably curious, a fast learner, strongly self-motivated, and use a hands-on approach to problem solving.  Our business model relies on agility. As such, our teams are small, and each team member learns to perform a variety of functions.  We value diversity and place an emphasis on creating a welcoming and collaborative culture.


Typical Responsibilities:

  • Manage the project and interface with customers and suppliers

  • Manage the bill of material and procure piece parts

  • Design electronic assemblies through the integration of off-the-shelf hardware and custom circuit boards

  • Creation of circuit board layouts and drawings

  • Assemble and test both deliverable hardware and test equipment

  • Participate in operations planning and maintenance

  • Machine and rework parts

  • Operate as a key element in a team of creative, independent individuals

  • Document work and create reports as needed

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering

  • Excellent verbal, written communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • United States Citizenship, or the legal ability to work in the U.S.

  • Note: We regularly work with export-controlled data and are unable to provide sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years relevant experience

  • Power electronics experience

  • Software and/or firmware experience

Work Location / Hours:

  • Mostly on-site in Amherst, NY (near UB North campus)

  • Intermittent remote work as needed

  • Hours are flexible

Apech Labs is a small business that supports the aerospace, military and energy industries through rapid prototyping and product development.  Our core competencies include complex electromechanical systems, control systems, mechanisms, and power systems.  We are passionate about bringing new technologies to the world and cannot get enough of the development process.

To apply: Please provide a resume and cover letter to

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