Senior Electrical Engineer

  • San Luis Obispo, CA
  • $100,000 - $160,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Tony Svare
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A bit about us:

We are proud to be a US owned and operated solutions provider to militaries, civilian governments, commercial entities, universities, and nonprofits worldwide.

Why join us?

We offer a positive culture with opportunities for career growth, competitive compensation, and a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision insurances, paid vacation time, paid holidays, additional paid sick time, and a 401(k)-retirement plan with up to 4% company matching contribution.

Job Details

Duties Include: The following job functions are a basic requirement but are not limited to and may be assigned other duties. (This is not necessarily an all-inclusive list of job-related responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.)
  • Support the design, development, prototyping, testing, troubleshooting, and documentation of electrical systems for unmanned aircraft.
  • Hands on development, test, and troubleshooting.
  • Technical leader for engineering projects including PCB design, embedded systems, and wire harnesses.
  • Collaborate closely with other engineering disciplines (mechanical, aerospace, software, QA)
  • Establish repeatable manufacturing processes and inspection plans.
  • Participate in and lead design and peer reviews.
  • Maintain high standards quality within the team by adhering to good practices and habits of configuration control.
  • Process development and improvement.
  • Perform inspections (in-process and final) on cable harness and Printed Circuit board assemblies and subassemblies (mechanical, electrical).
  • Train and mentor engineers and other coworkers

Required Qualifications:
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering or similar.
  • 4-7 years of work experience in a related field.
  • Experience with the following:
o Creating and interpreting drawings, schematics, and other technical documents.
o Hands on testing and prototyping using common electrical tools (multimeter, oscilloscope, soldering iron, crimpers, etc.)
o Altium or similar PCB design software.
o Microsoft office products.
  • Attention to detail and quality.
  • Ability to present information to a group.
  • Ability to generate detailed reports.
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Project management and leadership skills

Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience with the following
o Electrical systems design, integration, and test.
o Microcontroller programming and testing.
o RF design and test.
o Schematic and PCB design, test, and troubleshooting.
o Part selection and sourcing.
o Power systems, motor control, batteries, sensors.
o Altium PCB design software.
o 3D CAD Software. Solidworks or similar.
o Wire harness design and fabrication.
o Integrating electrical, software, mechanical systems.
o Quality inspections and improvements.
  • Knowledge of the following:
o Avionics and electrical systems
o UAV or RC Plane operation
o GSE systems and general associated equipment
o ESD requirements and practices
  • Familiarity with the industrial specifications and requirements (ISO, MIL, ASME, IPC, etc.)
  • Certifications (or knowledge of them):
o J-STD-001
o IPC/WHMA-A-620
o IPC-A-610

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Job Details
Managed by Jobot Pro
San Luis Obispo, CA
Job Type
$100,000 - $160,000