ELECTRICAL ENGINEER II with Security Clearance

Platform Aerospace
Hollywood, Maryland
Apr 01, 2024
Apr 20, 2024
Engineering, Electrical
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Platform Aerospace is the industry leader in rapid aircraft and UAV modification and system integration through our world-classengineering, design, analysis and fabrication teams. We take your project from the laboratory to fully functional in the aircraft in aggressively quick turnarounds. We are dedicated to excellence and our clients' mission success while dramatically reducing risk through our over 27 years of experience and training. Be a part of a world record setting team! JOB TITLE: ELECTRICAL ENGINEER II DEPARTMENT: ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING REPORTS TO: ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING LEAD CLASSIFICATION: EXEMPT Job Summary: Under indirect supervision, design electrical systems for aircraft installations. Duties/Responsibilities: Responsible for electrical schematics and harness diagrams of UAV and the ground station.
Responsible for COTS avionics interconnections to the baseline electrical systems.
Responsible for maintaining and updating the custom avionics technical data packages.
Responsible for the aircraft power budget (generation capacity vs power draw).
Creation of manufacturing and integration technical data packages, such as schematics, bill of materials, and manufacturing instructions.
Work alongside with other electrical engineers for requested changes to the baseline design.
Review and plan requested feature additions or changes to the electrical system, including estimating schedule, budget, and tasking.
Management of a small team of electrical engineers, including coordination of tasking, schedule, budget requests.
Coordination with mechanical, aero, and software team leads for agreement on schedule and order of operations.
Coordination with mechanical and electrical technicians for integration of harnesses and new payloads, within responsibility of TDP development and post-installation test verifications.
Coordination with quality assurance for sign-off of design and work quality.
Planning and execution of electrical systems tests toward FAA or DoD aircraft standards.
Recommendations of electrical system changes within provided technical roadmap and strategy documents.
Other duties as assigned and/or required. Education and Experience: Electronic systems, electronics troubleshooting, electronic testing design, electrical power system design, and attention to detail. Must have a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and 2 to 5 years of relevant electrical engineering experience, or a graduate degree in electrical engineering. Direct experience in development of electrical systems for unmanned aircraft or other robotic system
Working knowledge of power generation and load analysis
Working knowledge of embedded PCB design and writing low-level firmware is a plus
Experience with a computer schematic drawing package required, an electrical simulation software is a plus
Any hobbies in robotics are a plus
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