Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the Electrical Engineer will be involved with the planning, design, integration, development and oversight of the aircraft lighting and cabin systems. Electrical Engineers will own and be responsible for the design, develop, test, certification and launch electrical components of aircraft lighting and cabin management systems products.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Responsible for design development, operation, testing, certification, integration and launch of the product
- Confirms system and components capabilities by designing testing methods; testing properties.
- Develops electrical products by studying customer requirements, incorporation industry standards, researching and testing manufacturing and assembly methods and materials.
- Create detailed electrical schematics & choose appropriate electronic components to meet requirements.
- Work closely with project managers, engineers and designers in understanding workflow, design process, budgets and deadlines.
- Assures product quality by designing electrical testing methods; testing finished products and system capabilities.
- Prepares product reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
- Holds and/or participates in detailed design reviews.
- Performs analytical system design, calculations and simulations
- Assesses electrical design to avoid conflicts in design process, including detailed Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) and other methods of determining and addressing technical risks.
- Prepares product documentation, writes reports and give presentations.
- Creates engineering documents for electrical design.
- Ensures design for manufacturing, cost, quality, reliability and certification.
- Ensures compliance with customer, industry, company and regulatory specifications and requirements
- Shows evidence of excellent problem solving skills as well as keen analytical abilities.
- Must have strong communication skills
- Performs other related duties as required.
- Knowledge of aerospace standards and products, including DO-160
- Knowledge of LED lighting design and testing
- Knowledge of Altium PCB Design
- Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
- Exercises judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
- Needs ability to be responsible for multiple designs concurrently.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
- Bachelor's degree in Engineering from four-year college or university
- Three-to-five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Ability to use CAD programs (such as Altium).
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
- Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
- Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, associates, clients, customers, and the general public.
- Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations.
- Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
- Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
- Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
- Ability to troubleshoot testing and integration issues quickly and effectively.