Avionics Design Engineer / Electrical Design Engineer

Avionics Design Engineer / Electrical Design Engineer

Job Title: Avionics Design Engineer / Electrical Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gosport, Hampshire
Salary: DOE + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895050_1533805490
Contact Name: Francesca Tucker
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 09, 2018 10:04

Job Description

Our client is a highly regarded provider of maintenance, repair and overhaul services, delivering cost effective, reliable modifications and products for a range of military and civil rotary-wing aircrafts. We are offering you the opportunity to join a dynamic and established team at an exciting time of continued business development and growth.

Working as part of a multi-discipline team of designers, the Electrical focused Avionics Design Engineer will be responsible for conducting a range of electrical modification design activities, including the preparation of Electrical Load Analyses, design schemes, models and assemblies following design office processes and procedures.

As an Avionics Design Engineer / Electrical Design Engineer, your main responsibilities will be/include:
*Review and understand customer modification requirements to produce avionic/electrical system architectures, scheme designs and installation drawings in support of aircraft modification programmes across a variety of rotary wing platforms
*Participate in aircraft/platform surveys to generate baseline data for designs
*Production and checking of drawings in accordance with company procedures
*Carry out substantiation of the produced designs of aircraft systems and avionics/electrical subsystems and assemblies
*Provide calculations to qualify your design decisions in support of certification activities
*Provide advice on parts and materials
*Support the design and certification team with expert knowledge in the aircraft system, avionics/electrical subject matter, solving production problems and participating in test and evaluation activities
*Generation of test requirements, test plans and test reports in support of certification activities
*Liaison with production and installation teams to resolve queries encountered during the installation of avionic/electrical systems.
*Depending on experience, you may act as a DAOS/EASA Pt 21J Certification Engineer, generating reports, checking and approving the work of other engineers

Successful candidates will have/be:
*Extensive experience in aircraft/mechanical systems design, avionics integration, electrical systems, mission systems and design substantiation techniques, within an organisation involved in the certification of military and/or civil aircraft
*Proven track record of rotorcraft avionic/electrical modification design experience
*Degree in Aeronautical Engineering or a closely related discipline, or equivalent qualifications
*Experienced user of industry standard software such as CATIA, Autodesk Inventor, AutoCAD, or similar design packages.
*Knowledge of EASA Part 21 and MAA MRP DAOS requirements
*Understanding of and experience in meeting aerospace design requirements such as EASA CS-27/CS-29 and UK Defence Standard 00-970 Part 7
*Knowledge/experience of aerospace manufacturing techniques and processes
*Thorough understanding of document and drawing control requirements and mechanisms
*Logical and systematic approach to understanding, recording and analysing data and requirements to determine the most appropriate technical solution;
*Clear and concise technical and programme communication skills;
*At ease with presenting technical solutions to customers in support of project delivery
*Proactive self-learner with the ability to plan, prioritise and organise own workload, to produce high quality results
*Membership of a Professional Engineering body (e.g. IEE) and Chartered Engineer status preferable.
*Understanding/experience in meeting EASA CS-23/25 requirements is desirable, but not essential

Avionics Design Engineer / Electrical Design Engineer / Avionics Electrical Design Engineer
Location- Gosport
Salary- DOE + competitive benefits

Key Words: Avionics, Aerospace, Aeronautical, Rotary Wing, Helicopter, Rotorcraft, Aircraft, Civil, Military, Electrical, Systems, Design, Calculations, EASA, Def Stan, CATIA, Autodesk, CAD

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.
Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. This role is a permanent position.

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