POSITION SUMMARY: Leads and oversees the Electrical Systems Engineering Group. Responsible for the timely release of accurate engineering data to include: drawings, reports, test plans, and other technical data as required ensuring a quality product is delivered on schedule. Serves as the Ele
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Engineering Group Lead Electrical Systems

Comlux • 
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Position Type: Permanent
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Job Description:
 
POSITION SUMMARY:
Leads and oversees the Electrical Systems Engineering Group. Responsible for the timely release of accurate engineering data to include: drawings, reports, test plans, and other technical data as required ensuring a quality product is delivered on schedule. Serves as the Electrical Systems Engineering technical specialist.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  1. Strong command of the sciences, best practices, methodologies, specifications, components, and materials used in the design and certification of Electrical Systems in support of VIP interior modification STCs.
  2. Ensures the Electrical Systems Group has the experience, leadership, and controls in place to provide first time quality.
  3. Promotes the ideals of innovation and continuous quality improvement.
  4. Generates and maintains execution plans, schedules, and supporting budgets for the Electrical Systems Engineering portion of the project.
  5. Determines the department staffing required to meet company business objectives and teams with HR to ensure this positions are filled in a timely manner.
  6. Supervises and manages performance of subordinate engineers. Provides guidance and growth to group members. 
  7. Interfaces with structural, interior, systems, and certification Group Leads/Managers to ensure certifiable designs are generated.
  8. Provides and/or coordinates the technical interface to key Outside Service Vendors (OSV).
  9. Contributes to and develops Internal Operating Procedures (IOP).
  10. Ensures accurate and timely technical support and engineering dispositions are provided in order to resolve aircraft engineering/mechanical systems problems.
  11. Recommends, establishes, and communicates company procedures and applies leadership when necessary to resolve critical issues. 
  12. Ensures the proper review of and action to Airworthiness Directives (ADs) so as to ensure compliance with applicable regulations.
  13. Maintains advanced level awareness of FAA regulations and required compliance of 14CFRs, JARs, CS25s, ADs, and SBs.
  14. Performs other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, LICENSES, ETC:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or 
  2. 10+ years experience in Electrical Systems Engineering with at least 5+ years in a lead or supervisory role.
  3. Ability to lead and motivate a team.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  1. Computer Aided Drafting/Design (Visual Engineer, AutoCAD, and Viso prefered).
  2. Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Internet Explorer.
  3. Knowledge of MS Databases (SQL or Microsoft Access preferred).
  4. Aviation background and aircraft interior experience required. Or Aviation background and electrical/avionics experience.
  5. Proficient knowledge of industry design and documentation standards.
  6. Ability to coach and motivate team of engineers. 
  7. Ability work cross-functionally.
  8. Budget and project management experience required.
  9. Experience leading employees/teams in productive and efficient manner.
  10. Strong communication and problem-solving skills.
  11. Strong time-management and organizational skills.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment described here is representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.

The office building where this position works is a typical office environment with minimal exposure to excessive noise or adverse environmental issues in the immediate vicinity of the work station. The employee in this position will experience occasional outdoor exposure to heat, cold, and environmental elements when called upon to locate personnel working inside or outside of a Hangar.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here is representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.

Frequency of Physical Demand
% denotes the percentage of time engaged in the activity

C: Constant (67-100%) F: Frequent (34-66%) O: Occasional (11-33%) S: Seldom (<10%) N: Never (not at all)

Activity                               Frequency                                  Additional Information
Sitting                                        C
Standing                                    S
Walking                                      S
Driving                                       N
Lifting: 20 lb.                              N
Carrying: 20 lb.                          N
Climbing Stairs/Ladders            S
Bending at Waist                       S
Twisting at Waist                       S
Crouching/Kneeling                   S
Reaching                                   O
Repetitive Motion                      O
Talking                                       C
Hearing                                     C
Seeing                                       C
Temperature Extreme                S                                        80% Indoors 20% Outdoors
Comments for line above                                            Walking in between hangars, as needed.

ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE:

Reports to: Head of Engineering
Manages: Associate Engineer, Electrical Systems, Engineer, Electrical Systems, Senior Engineer, Electrical Systems

Career Path: Manager of Electrical Systems Engineering (or other Engineering Department)
Director of Engineering

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive description of all work requirements and responsibilities. The job description does not constitute an employment contract and is subject to change as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Additionally, the minimum level of education notated as a requirement could be supplemented by commensurate experience and/or certification(s) or license(s) as determined by the hiring manager.
Salary Range: Neg-Neg
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