Effective 7/6/2021,this role is eligible for $5,000 amount (pre-tax) sign-on bonusJOB SUMMARY:Responsible for ensuring the proposed design is certifiable, coordinating with the FAA, resolution of certification issues, determination of the certification basis, writing the certification plan, witnessi

Avionics & Electrical Engineer UM - Defense & Special Missions

Textron Aviation • 
International, International, International
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:

Effective 7/6/2021,this role is eligible for $5,000 amount (pre-tax) sign-on bonus


Responsible for ensuring the proposed design is certifiable, coordinating with the FAA, resolution of certification issues, determination of the certification basis, writing the certification plan, witnessing certification testing, and finding compliance.


  1. Responsible for successful integration and certification of vendor equipment into Textron Aviation aircraft
  2. Assists in preparation of reports, engineering drawings, and other documents
  3. Coordinates with direct and indirect customers and suppliers to determine system requirements and resolve problems
  4. Responsible for completing complex development, design, testing and certification assignments for new design or modifications
  5. Develops creative scientific alternatives during course of job assignments to reach desired outcome
  6. Performs work utilizing frequent application of in-depth engineering principles
  7. Maintain a high degree of proficiency in computer applications to accomplish tasks
  8. Requests and coordinates work performed by Engineering support groups, Experimental, Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management for the project 
  9. Instructs suppliers as to materials, equipment and hardware for utilization on aircraft in accordance with approved specifications
  10. Maintains contact with Product Support Engineering and production departments to resolve engineering problems impeding production and to assist in the incorporation of new design concepts and changes
  11. Reviews and evaluates supplier proposals for potential utilization on future models
  12. Provides guidance to engineers and report writers in the solution of specific, complex design problems, which must be resolved during development and testing
  13. Assures supervision awareness of program status, problems and successes.  Provides periodic design reviews and update presentations to management of engineering and other company organizations and tools
Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in required Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, or other related Engineering field
  • FAA designee (ODA UM or DER) -14 CFR Part 23
  • Experience with complex certification projects integrating multiple systems
  • Minimum of 7 years of engineering experience or relative aviation technical or systems experience.


  • Strong computer, written and verbal communication skills required
  • Time management skills are required to work multiple concurrent projects of various size and scope
  • Experience with avionics and electrical system design to the requirements of 14 CFR Part 23 preferred
  • Experience with computer-aided wiring diagram and harnessing software is desired.  Mentor Graphics preferred
  • Experience with electrical wiring, harnessing, and manufacturing is strongly desired
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint are required, Visio experience preferred
  • 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

Take your career higher at Textron Aviation.
•    Competitive starting salaries with growth potential
•    Health benefits beginning day one
•    Tuition assistance and continuing education programs
•    12-paid holidays a year
•    Paid parental leave options 
A new career awaits.

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