Sr. Engineer, Avionics/Electrical (Full Time)

  • Company:Piper Aircraft
  • Employment type:Full time
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The Sr. Engineer is responsible for the successful integration of electrical and avionics systems into current and proposed new aircraft designs. Produce electrical drawings such as wiring diagrams, harness assemblies, schematics, and installation drawings either manually or using AutoCAD. Provide technical direction to less experienced engineers and drafters involved in the design and approval of on-aircraft avionics and electrical systems. Prepare documentation in support of FAA certification activities. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Prepare, review, and/or contribute to preparation of certification documentation such as: Project Specific Certification Plans (PSCP), Compliance Check Lists (CCL), Company Avionics Test Plans, Company Electrical Systems Test Plans, Certification Test Plans (Avionics & Electrical).
Prepare, review, and/or contribute to the preparation of Avionics Compliance Reports.
Prepare, review and/or contribute to the preparation of Electrical Systems Compliance Reports
Review and/or check drawings to assure compliance with FAA regulatory requirements & engineering design criteria.
Use vendor technical guidance (installation manuals, drawings, etc.) to prepare company production drawings of electrical assemblies, harness assemblies, schematics and installations to assure FAA regulatory compliance.
Prepare Engineering Orders (EO’s) in accordance with the Engineering Policies and Procedures Manual (EPPM) for the approval and release of engineering drawings.
Prepare Engineering Work Orders (EWO’s) for the purpose of modifying and installing avionics and/or electrical equipment and installations.
Author Piper process specifications, purchasing specifications, or other technical documentation as required.
Create electrical load analysis, battery capacity analysis, and compliance reports in support of FAA certification.
Work with other company departments (Flight Test, Manufacturing, Methods, Purchasing, Sales and Marketing) as necessary to support the company’s goals and objectives while assuring compliance with FAA regulatory requirements.
Work with suppliers and vendors to select any peripheral equipment necessary to support program goals and schedules, and compliance with FAA regulatory requirements
Provide technical guidance and troubleshooting support for manufacturing, flight line and flight test departments as necessary
Provide technical support to Production, Customer Service, Quality Control, Purchasing and Marketing departments as required
Create and revise system specifications, system schematics, wiring diagrams, and component installation drawings. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities. May be required to train and assist other employees.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

This position requires a Bachelors' Degree in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of ten years of experience in avionics/electrical system design, installation and support. A working knowledge of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is necessary to perform the duties of this position.

Familiarization with Garmin Integrated flight decks, G1000/G3000 is preferred.
Proficient with computer aided design tools - AutoCad and Siemens NX/Unigraphics.
Capital Mentor Graphics experience is preferred. LANGUAGE SKILLS:

The employee must possess the ability to communicate effectively with all internal and external customers in both written and oral form.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those the employee encounters while performing the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to an office environment; and occasionally exposed to the manufacturing environment and elements such as odor, noise, dust, heat, cold, chemicals, or some element present which makes conditions less desirable than usually found in an office.

Travel and overtime are required when necessary. SAFETY AND POLICY PRACTICES:

The employee in this job must be knowledgeable in regard to the safety policies and procedures of the Company as described in the Company safety manual. The employee must adhere to all said policies and procedures while supporting the goals and objectives of the organization and recognize the Company's need to achieve its business objective. The employee is responsible for complying with company hazardous waste disposal procedures.

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