Role Summary: Looking to lead an Aircraft Engineering multi-functional team of structural, electrical and integration engineers? Become part of the engineers whose mandate is to make possible the retrofit installation of Avionica products on Part 23 / 25 aircraft! This role is a part of Avionica's (a joint venture between GE Aviation and Avionica, LLC) Aircraft Engineering group. Essential Responsibilities:
Lead efforts of electrical and structural integration documents such as Wire Termination Drawings.
Wire Routing drawings and other pertinent data to facilitate the integration of avionics into the aircraft ecosystem.
Recognize regulations to obtain Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approvals as well as providing on-site support while installing components on aircraft.
Support the team's mandate by applying expertise in FAA, regulations compliance finding, aircraft systems integration, electrical engineering principles and customer management.
Lead STC certification and system integration projects from the scope definition phase all the way through to final installation on an aircraft.
Monitor and provide technical expertise to other team members as well as liaising with the FAA on new and ongoing certification projects.
Work with a significant amount of independence, while taking minimal direction from higher level management and adapting to a fluid priority landscape.
Lead major STC & vSTC projects by developing certification strategy and finding compliance to FAA & foreign CAA regulations
Liaise with the FAA AEG, TAD, ACO Electrical Systems, Structural Engineering, Flight Test Group, Acoustical and MIDO groups in support of STC projects
Conceptualize and design electrical integrations to make the installation of avionics on aircraft successful
Wire Routing and Engineering Orders for use by technicians during component installations
Design harnesses, installation kits and component assemblies. Assure components used meet regulatory, environmental and system functionality requirements
Analyze integration designs to assure compliance with airworthiness standards
Provide on-site technical support at maintenance facilities as required to ensure successful component installations and seek installation issues
Coordinate the activities of external engineering services contractors' projects and providing reviews of contractor's work to ensure they meet a high standard of quality
Mentor junior members of the team by providing design reviews and prioritizing topical training sessions
Support other departments with tasks such as white-papers, conceptual system diagrams and training Qualifications/Requirements:
Bachelor's degree from accredited university or college in avionics, aerospace, electrical or mechanical engineering
Minimum 7 years of professional experience in avionics integration and STC design and compliance finding ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT(S):
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job. 2
Ability and willingness to travel and provide on-site aircraft installation support Desired Characteristics:
Comprehensive knowledge of Title 14 CFR regulations as applicable to Electrical Systems and Equipment
Extensive prior experience obtaining STC certifications for avionics component installations
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Experience managing multi-disciplinary projects from cradle to grave
Proficient in 2D CAD tools as well as Microsoft Office tools
FAA, DER Systems and Equipment, Electrical preferred, not required
Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment minimal oversight
Comprehensive knowledge of Aircraft Systems
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