Job Description

We are seeking a skilled and highly motivated Industrial Electrical Engineer to join our team. As an Industrial Electrical Engineer at Rigorous, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining electrical systems for industrial automation and robotic systems. Your expertise will be vital in ensuring the efficient and effective operation of electrical systems, meeting project objectives, and contributing to overall product excellence. You’ll work primarily at the Rigorous facility with occasional travel required for testing, installations, and service. As our team grows, you’ll collaborate with systems engineers, robotics engineers, software engineers, and technicians. Your expertise in electrical systems and automation will be crucial in maintaining the electrical integrity of our robotic systems throughout the design and construction process.


  • Design, implement, and maintain electrical systems and components for industrial automation and robotic systems.
  • Collaborate with the engineering team to develop and refine electrical system designs that meet project specifications, performance, manufacturability requirements, and industry standards.
  • Develop specifications and documentation, including electrical schematic and bills of materials, ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations.
  • Conduct troubleshooting and root-cause analysis of electrical malfunctions or inefficiencies, recommending corrective actions or system upgrades.
  • Continuously evaluate the performance and reliability of electrical systems, recommending and executing improvements to safety, compliance, sustainability, productivity, and cost.
  • Build and install industrial control cabinets according to design specifications and industry standards.
  • Collaborate with mechanical engineers for integration of electrical components with mechanical systems.
  • Identify potential safety hazards and take appropriate actions to mitigate risks associated with electrical systems.
  • Develop and maintain project documentation, including design records, reports, test procedures, and change control documentation.
  • Direct and coordinate manufacturing support, documentation, and testing activities to ensure compliance with specifications, and customer requirements.
  • Develop and maintain Rigorous design, production, testing, and maintenance systems.
  • Support clients, operators, and Rigorous technology in the field.


  • Associate’s degree or relevant technical certification preferred.
  • Proven experience as an Electrician, experience in the industrial space with robotics and/or automation is a plus but not required.
  • In-depth knowledge of industrial electrical systems and assembly practices.
  • Proficiency in reading and developing electrical schematics and drawings.
  • Familiarity with industry standards and codes related to electrical systems.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to think critically and analytically.
  • Effective communication and teamwork abilities, with strong technical writing skills.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to as PDF documents. The candidate must be eligible to work in the United States. This position is based in Williston, VT and requires occasional travel. Rigorous ( is an equal opportunity employer. Rigorous offers a benefits package including health insurance and paid time off, as well as a collaborative work environment that fosters growth and development. If you possess the necessary skills and experience and thrive in a challenging and innovative environment, we encourage you to apply.