JOB SUMMARY: Candidates in this role will gain valuable engineering experience in the area of design requirements including capture, design, validation, troubleshooting, and certification of aircraft avionic and electrical systems. Working with managers and key players in Engineering, Candidates wil

2022 Defense & Special Missions Avionics/Electrical Engineer

Textron Aviation • 
Wichita, Kansas, United States
Position Type: Permanent
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Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY: 

Candidates in this role will gain valuable engineering experience in the area of design requirements including capture, design, validation, troubleshooting, and certification of aircraft avionic and electrical systems. Working with managers and key players in Engineering, Candidates will assist in the development and evaluation of crucial systems on Textron Aviation Products. 

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Prepare engineering drawings for avionics and electrical system interface wiring using computer based drafting tools (CATIA/CCD, Mentor Graphics and/or IAI HarnesSys) 

  1. Utilize electronic test equipment to verify avionics and electrical systems meet design requirements, and/or for system troubleshooting in the lab and on aircraft 

  1. Prepare engineering trade studies, functional test procedures, certification plans, ground and flight test plans, certification reports, and other engineering documents 

  1. Write technical descriptions of subject matter pertinent to design or test requirements. Includes descriptions of supplier parts, test or rigging specifications, etc.  

  1. Assist with the evaluation and analysis of avionics and electrical system design for completion of function hazard assessments and system safety assessments. 

Job Requirements:

EDUCATION/ EXPERIENCE:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree in: Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology.   

  • Minor or relevant coursework in Technical Writing, Business Administration, or Computer Programming is helpful. 

QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. 

  • Experience with electronic test equipment desired but not required. 

  • Electronic drafting experience with CATIA-CADAM Drafting (CCD), Mentor Graphics and/or IAI HarnesSys desired but not required. 

  • C/C and assembly programming experience or coursework desired. 

  • Experience with CATIA V5 and VPM desired but not required. 

  • Design knowledge of electrical bonding criteria, thermal cooling requirements for electronic equipment, EMI shielding, and High Intensity Radiated Fields (HIRF) / Indirect Effects of Lightning (IEL) installation criteria is considered a plus but not required. 

  • Experience with avionics and electrical system design to the requirements of CFR 14 Parts 23 &25 is desired but not required. 

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  

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