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Electrical Engineer II

Company: Platformaerospace
Location: Hollywood
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:


Job Summary:
Under indirect supervision, design electrical systems for aircraft installations.


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:

Relevant experience in electronic systems, electronics troubleshooting, electronic testing design, and electrical power system design
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


Keywords: Platformaerospace, Alexandria , Electrical Engineer II, Professions , Hollywood, Virginia

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