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Avionics Design Engineer

Bedford | | Engineering

Recruiter: Strongfield

Our client, an aerospace company based in Bedfordshire are seeking Avionics Design Engineers to be responsible for Avionics System Integration Design, working as a small team and reporting directly to the Chief Avionics / Electrical Designer.

You will be responsible for undertaking the avionic integration design of aircraft equipment and components in accordance with the technical requirements and the Statement of Work specified within the scope of the contract agreed with the customer, to meet the performance needs stated in the Technical Specification and ensuring compliance with civil and military airworthiness requirements.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Carry out analysis and interpretation of client/customer requirements/technical specifications of aircraft equipment, components and systems, ensuring their successful integration onto aircraft.
  • Develop avionic system designs using AutoCAD Electrical.
  • Produce aircraft installation wiring diagrams using AutoCAD Electrical.
  • Specify avionic design systems interfaces compatible with the installation requirements.
  • Define equipment, components, systems and installations specified to enable system testing, fault finding prior to installation and certification.
  • Carry out aircraft electrical load analysis.
  • Write test schedules and reports.
  • Advise the design office on mechanical requirements aspects of avionic designs.
  • Conform with the procedures, processes and standards defined by the Head of Design and Quality Assurance Manager to meet the Technical Specification and to satisfy the Terms and Conditions of Contract.
  • Participate in reporting technical progress associated with achieving the programme milestones.
Required Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience in avionics integration design, working for an EASA Part 21J DOA.
  • An understanding of aircraft wiring diagrams.
  • Experience in the use of AutoCAD to produce aircraft wiring diagrams.
  • Hands on avionics design/maintenance experience preferable but not essential.
  • Some familiarity with the quality procedures and working practices under ISO9001, EASA/CAA & DAOS approvals preferable but not essential.
  • Familiar with MS Office tools.
Candidates must hold the right to live and work in the UK for this Permanent role. Candidates must be EU Nationals, born in an EU member country for security clearance reasons. 


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