Sr. Engineer, IPT – Electrical / Avionics (Full Time)

  • Company:Piper Aircraft
  • Employment type:Full time
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Support the Electrical & Avionics Lead Engineer and the overall product development Integrated Product Team (IPT) in the electrical, avionics, and software engineering discipline. This position will entail successful integration of electrical and avionics systems into current and proposed new aircraft designs. The person filling this position will be required to produce electrical drawings such as wiring diagrams, harness assemblies, schematics, and installation drawings either manually or using AutoCAD. In addition, the person will prepare documentation in support of FAA certification activities.


· Create and revise system specifications, system schematics, wiring diagrams, and component installation drawings

· Review equipment manufacturer installation manuals for the integration of components into the aircraft design

· Research component specifications for installation into aircraft with the appropriateness of design and installation and with respect to environmental considerations

· Work with internal and external customers to provide investigation, analysis, and troubleshooting, and resolution of issues

· Create and Revise System Description and Requirements Documents)

· Create and Revise Part 23 Certification Documentation (FHA, PSSA, SSA, AV/EL Substantiation reports, Test Plans and Reports, PSCPs, etc…)

· Generate high-quality test plans, reports, and substantiation documents

· Participate in general IPT project meetings as required during the development of a specific project

· Support the IPT, as required, in the preparation of material for presentation at design and program reviews

· Perform other related duties as required



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in the following section 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:


· Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering with 10+ years of experience

· Proficiency with Microsoft Windows file operations and Microsoft Office and be adept at data entry into existing spreadsheets and/or creating new spreadsheets

· Familiarity with 3D and 2D CAD and Schematic Design, Mentor Graphics Capital Harness and Siemens NX preferred, Fault Tree Software (Windchill Preferred)


· An understanding and working knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) Part 23 and associated guidance material as it pertains to this technical discipline is preferred

· Ability to be able to move in and out of the office/plant without restrictions during on-airplane troubleshooting activities

· Familiarity with Garmin G3000 avionic system software and/or aircraft integration is beneficial

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