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PCB Designer

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    San Diego , California
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Essential Functions
• Provides leadership in developing practicable and innovative PC board design solutions for assigned complex products and components of products.
• Interacts with engineering staff on PC board design concepts and progress.
• May be assigned PC board design oversight of a project or program.
• Using CAD specialty engineering design software PADS Power PCB and PADS Power Logic (PCAD 8.5 optional), develops complex Schematics, PC board layouts and drawings, and details related structural assemblies and devices.
• Validates conformity to design standards and specifications and identifies design errors and other deficiencies, and recommends changes.
• Makes engineering computations and develops designs utilizing computer-aided design (CAD) software, and makes adjustments in drawings and specifications.
• Provides documentation including schematics and PC board layouts and identifies design issues.
• Archives engineering data files per company configuration control procedures, and interacts with PCB vendors to coordinate the manufacturing of PC boards and electronic assemblies.
• May provide direction to less experienced PC board designers and support staff.
• Remains current in CAD techniques, ANSI Y4.15 drawing principles, IPC Standards or equivalent, as well as appropriate specialty design software and associated applications.
• Responsible for observing all laws, regulations, and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company. Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices. Additional Functions Other duties as assigned or required.
*Job Qualifications
• Requires an Associates’ degree or a training certificate from a recognized organization indicating completion of training in basic electronics technology and in CAD design software and four or more years of progressive experience designing PC boards utilizing CAD engineering design software PADS Power PCB and PADS Power Logic, (PCAD 8.5 optional)
• Must have a complete and in-depth understanding and wide application of PC board design concepts and drawing principles, including ANSI Y4.15 and IPC Standards, and demonstrate a very high skill level using CAD engineering software.
• Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly, applying them accurately throughout an evolving environment.
• Must be able to organize, schedule, and coordinate work phases. Must also be able to determine the appropriate approach at the task level or, with assistance, at the project level to provide creative solutions to a wide range of highly complex problems.
• Must have strong communication, documentation, archiving and interpersonal skills while being able to work independently and as part of a team.
• Must be able to work extended hours as required.
• All applicants must be current US Citizens for this position and must be able to obtain a DoD security clearance.

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