Engineer – Lightning and Surge Protection Solutions

Job Title:

Engineer – Lightning and Surge Protection Solutions

Reports to:Technical Director
Location:Fort Pierce, FL USA
Start Date:TBD
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DEHN Inc. Overview:

DEHN protects. Two words, a big promise.

The motto of our company has been both an obligation and an incentive since 1910 of our family-owned company. Headquartered in Bavaria, Germany, DEHN’s mission is to provide world class Lightning and Surge protection solutions for people, building installations and electrical/electronic devices and systems against the effects of lightning and surges. For the past 105 years, we have been leading the development in surge protection, lightning protection and safety equipment, making DEHN the most experienced and trusted expert for a total protection concept.


Business Overview:

DEHN Inc. is the USA and Caribbean subsidiary for DEHN SE + Co KG (ISO 9001/14001 certified). We focus on solutions for lightning and surge related problems as they apply to the North American market. These solutions include education, technical assistance, system design, risk assessments and site surveys in addition to product.

Our philosophy is to use best practices from the IEC and our experience globally and apply them to the USA IEEE and NEC standards. By combining the best technologies and processes from international and domestic markets, DEHN assures the customer will receive the most comprehensive solution tailored to their specific application. Our customers include commercial, communications, energy, electronics, industrial, hospitality, infrastructure, medical, security & defence markets.

Companies depend on DEHN solutions to ensure their facilities and assets run efficiently and without fail, protecting the plant, people, equipment and the critical services they provide to the public and industry. With over 100 years in business we have 2 words... DEHN protects.


Job Summary:

Job Title: Electrical Engineer
Reports to: Technical Director
Position Responsibilities:

Serves as a technical expert representative for DEHN GmbH and DEHN, Inc. across the sales team, customers, partners and within the organization ( ie R+D, Product Management). Offers technical support to the entity and is instrumental in the product/service offering definition and positioning. Suggests alternative technical solutions to meet client requirements more efficiently, and/or with greater reusability and/or longer life. Helps the organization achieve mission statement and goals with outstanding customer service.

Other responsibilities include construction/installation and technical effort management, customer service, customer relations, management, new product design suggestions and product modifications. Additional efforts include creating technical reports, site grounding reports, detail technical drawings, product application reports, technical white papers, and other duties as assigned by the Technical Director. The Electrical Engineer will assist the management team in creating a favourable image of the DEHN brand products in North America.

The Senior Electrical Engineer will work alongside the Sales Team to promote DEHN products through design efforts, site visits, lunch & learn presentations and trade show participation.



  • Expansion of our market-leading position in the industry.

  • Customer acquisition and development of existing customers to find new opportunities, maximize sales and promote market expansion.

  • Create demand for DEHN, Inc’s Solutions which include education, technical assistance, system design, risk assessments and site surveys in addition to products from our Surge Protection, Lightning Protection and Safety Equipment catalogues.

  • Promote DEHN Solutions to engineers, end-users, distributors, etc. to create a growing and sustainable market channel through specifying and demonstrating products from DEHN.

  • In conjunction with the Sales Director and Technical Director, develop strategies, roadmaps and tactical plans to achieve individual sales targets.

  • The successful candidate will have the opportunity to progress within the organization and may also have opportunities for overseas experience.


Job Requirements & Skills:

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution is required (technical discipline preferred, mechanical or electrical).

  • Minimum of 1-2 years technical engineering, application engineering or relevant construction experience.

  • Clean driving record.


Skill Set Required:

  • Completed technical education (Technician or comparable) or a Degree in Electrical/Mechanical engineering

  • Several years of experience in sales technically complex products and construction/installation projects.

  • High level of commitment and excellent communication skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present in front of customers.

  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite a must. Experience using a CRM tools an asset.

  • Ability to travel for up to 2 weeks at a time (training, customer visits) once or twice a year as well as 1-4 day overnight travel (customer visits, tradeshows, etc.) throughout the year.

  • Candidate must be customer orientated, passionate have a positive attitude and self-confidence.

  • Integrity and honesty a must.

  • Must be able to adapt to new strategies and integrate within the team.


What to expect:

  • Competitive Salary plus bonus and health insurance, uncapped earning potential.

  • Ability to grow within the Organization long term.

  • Intensive training at the headquarters and in the region.


EEO Statement:

DEHN Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.