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Sr Electrical Engineer
San Diego, CA
General Atomics Aeronautical SystemsTitle:
Sr. Electrical Engineer (Cable and Wire Harness Design Integration)Job Category:
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time SalaryJob Summary:
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) an affiliate of General Atomics is a world leader in proven reliable Unmanned Aircraft Systems and tactical reconnaissance radars as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.Duties and Responsibilities:
+ Responsible for the electrical Integration of avionics module and payloads into unmanned air vehicle systems.
+ Designing of cables and wire harnesses that interconnect electronic equipment within the vehicle.
+ Responsible for generating system cable interconnect diagrams point-to-point cable wiring schematics cable lengths routing details and cable BOM.
+ Responsible for integration tests to verify functional operation. Responsible for generating test fixtures and test procedures for system level test.
+ Supports operation of engineering systems by evaluating and interpreting needs and problems and develops effective approaches to resolving those issues.
+ Troubleshoots analyzes and repairs systems in assigned area by utilizing standard engineering and scientific principles.
+ Provides documentation and makes technical presentations as required.
+ Directs the activities of designers technicians and may direct the activities of less experienced professional staff.
+ Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
+ Must have an understanding of engineering concepts principles and theory and experience demonstrating the application of those concepts while ensuring safety and regulatory compliance.
+ Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment and organize work assignments to meet established timetables.
+ Good communication computer documentation presentation and interpersonal skills and ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
+ Typically requires a bachelors degree masters degree or PhD in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and progressive engineering experience as follows; four or more years of experience with a bachelors degree or two or more years of experience with a masters degree.
+ Working knowledge of Electrical Wiring Interconnection System standards SAE-AS39029 (MIL-C-39029) – Electrical Connector Contacts MIL-DTL-38999 – Circular Electrical Connectors SAE-AS50881 – Wiring Aerospace Vehicle NAVAIR 01-1A-505-1 – Aircraft Electric and Electronic Wiring Manual.
+ Working knowledge of electrical bonding; EMI/EMC shielding and filtering techniques.
+ Must have a complete understanding of engineering concepts principles codes and theory; experience demonstrating a broad application of those concepts; and expanding knowledge of principles concepts theory and practices in related technical specialties.
+ Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly; apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment; organize schedule and coordinate work phases; and determine the appropriate approach at the task level or with assistance at the project level to provide solutions to a range of complex problems.
+ Must have excellent communication computer documentation presentation and interpersonal skills ability to work independently and as part of a team; able to perform complex tasks in one engineering area; and lead a team of less experienced professional employees on semi-routine tasks.
+ Able to work extended hours as required.
+ US Citizenship is required for this position.Travel Percentage Required:
0% - 25%Clearance Required?
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