The Electrical Engineer works on the research, development, design, testing, and analysis of aircraft electrical and avionics systems as well as related technology for fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters and associated components and instruments. Works independently on engineering projects, manufacturing assignments, and aircraft modification design and/or repair and troubleshooting assignments. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES - Formulate conceptual design of aeronautical or aerospace products or systems to meet customer requirements.- Direct and coordinate activities of engineering or technical personnel designing, fabricating, modifying, or testing ofaircraft or aerospace products.- Plan and supervise the assembly and fitting of aircraft and components- Evaluate product data and design from inspections and reports for conformance to engineering principles, customerrequirements, and quality standards.- Meet goals and objectives by providing systems, resources, and training as needed.- Responsible for the engineering products of assigned tasks.- Provides engineering investigation support and technical leadership to maintenance managers.- Perform administrative activities necessary for the effective management of organization goals and objectives,measuring the work performed within the department, and ensures adequate and continuous control is exercised overthe activities affecting quality.- Interface with all other departments to ensure a cooperative effort.- Use computer-aided design (AutoCAD) software to create engineering drawings (example wiring diagrams) as well as simulation models.- Prepare test plans, conduct ground and flight-testing programs on prototypes.- Collect, analyze, and report on test data.- Plan and supervise the assembly and fitting of aircraft and components.- Evaluate product data and design from inspections and reports for conformance to engineering principles, customerrequirements, and quality standards.- Estimate project costs and time scales.- Review performance reports and documentation from customers and field engineers, and inspect malfunctioning ordamaged products to determine problem.- Give presentations to managers and clients.- Perform routine OCONUS travel and within CONUS travel as required.- Position requires a U.S. Department of State Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT).- Perform other duties as assigned.
EDUCATIONRequired:- B.S. degree from a four-year college or university in Electrical Engineering Preferred: - Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering. SKILLS AND EXPERIENCERequired: - Minimum 10 years of experience with aircraft electrical and avionics systems- Experience in supporting Maintenance.- Excellent oral and written communication skills.- Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Visio) and computerized maintenancetracking programs necessary to perform job functions.- Must be capable of multi-tasking.- Must be able to read and communicate in English to a high level in both written work and orally.Preferred: - Aircraft Survivability Equipment (ASE) experience.- Experience in Flight Testing. - Basic understanding of mathematical modeling of physical systems. - Willingness to contribute in both technical and non-technical areas to ensure the success of the team.