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Electric Machine and Drives Engineer

Electric Machine & Drives Engineer - Electrical Engineer

Coalmont has an immediate need for a motivated Electrical Engineer at our Birmingham, Alabama facility. This Engineer will join an expert design team to further develop an innovative motor and drive solution that redefines the standard of electrical propulsion and energy conversion in both the automotive and industrial industries.  


As an Electric Machine and Drives Engineer, you will be responsible for supporting the design, fabrication, and optimization of a newly patented electric machine concept. Your role will involve collaborating with senior Engineers and PhDs to further refine proof-of-concept designs, generate Matlab/Simulink motor models and drive system control algorithms, implement acceptable testing procedures, engineer power and control circuits, design and procure custom printed circuit boards, and generate comprehensive and professional design documentation. The Electric Machine and Drives Engineer will be fully integrated into the motor design team and will have an immediate impact on the continued efforts to develop a fully functional and revolutionary motor with the intent to bring to market.

The Electric Machine and Drives Engineer will collaborate with world-renowned motor experts to conceptualize, design, and bring to fruition a groundbreaking new type of motor. This innovative motor technology has the potential to revolutionize the industry, reshaping the way electrical motors are perceived and utilized. Your role in this transformative project will be instrumental in driving forward advancements in motor design and engineering, paving the way for new possibilities and applications across various industries. 


  • Design and simulate electric machines and drives using advanced software tools such as MATLAB/Simulink, ANSYS, and PLECS.
  • Develop control algorithms and firmware for motor drives to achieve precise speed control, torque regulation, and energy efficiency.
  • Conduct performance analysis, testing, and validation of electric machines and drives.
  • Collaborate with mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, and project managers.
  • Stay updated on emerging technologies, trends, and best practices in electric machine design, power electronics, and motor drive systems.


Bachelor, Master, PhD degree in electrical engineering, or a related field from an ABET accredited program.

Solid understanding of electric machine principles, including AC, DC, permanent magnet, and synchronous machines. 

Can demonstrate an understanding of drive design, control algorithms and regulators.

Proficiency in modeling and simulation tools for electric machines and drives, including:

  • AutoCAD

Experience with motor control techniques, power electronics, and digital signal processing.

Experience in Programming embedded controller(s): 

  • SpeedGoat
  • STM Electronics
  • Texas Instruments

Experienced Programmer in Higher Level Coding Languages:

  • C
  • C++
  • Python

Self-Starter with attention to detail and a strong motivation to complete projects on schedule.

Proven leadership abilities and is willing to contribute as needed to the benefit of the team.
Creative problem solver.

Solid fundamental Electrical Engineering knowledge, with formal training in:

  • Electromagnetics
  • Power Systems
  • Circuit Design
  • Power Electronics
  • Microcontrollers
  • Design of Electric Machines
  • Vector Control of Drives
  • FEA for Machine Design


Multipolar Development Corporation (MDC), a subsidiary of Coalmont Electrical Development Corp, is a pioneering electro-mechanical machine development company. Our focus revolves around the patented Multipolar motor engineered with cutting-edge enhancements poised to redefine the electric motor industry. Our dedicated team of electrical and mechanical engineers at MDC is committed to revolutionizing electric machine technology, particularly for electric vehicles (EV) and large-scale industrial applications. By leveraging Multipolar™ technology, featuring intelligent onboard processing and real-time field strength management, we aim to usher in a greener future by achieving unparalleled efficiency and reducing reliance on external drive systems. With our innovative solutions, we pave the way towards a sustainable and environmentally conscious tomorrow.


Coalmont Electrical Development Corp. is a multi-disciplined design and installation engineering firm focused on providing custom electrical and mechanical solutions in heavy and light industrial. Our customers are among the most respected companies in the manufacturing industries to include paper, steel, mining, automotive, food, nuclear and other industries. Typical design and installation projects range from automation systems; control panel design and fabrication; drive systems startup and troubleshooting; PLC, HMI, Robotics, and Vision programming; General Contracting; project management; design, installation and coordination of plant power substations and distribution networks; Professional Engineering and Consulting; and heavy industrial machine refurbishing and retrofits. Coalmont strives to develop and maintain a top-tier team of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers and technicians to be a highly available and preferred one-stop-shop solution for all our customer's engineering and labor needs.