Job Summary

Wire Harness Engineering Designer

  • Location:
    San Diego , California
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Job Duties:

  • Responsible for generating 3D models of cable routing for electrical integration of avionics modules and payloads into unmanned air vehicle systems.
  • Responsible for determining optimal cable length for installations, generating routing details, installation documentation, and schematic documentation.
  • Interface with electrical, mechanical, structural, and project engineers to establish electrical cable design into aircraft and insure proper cable support.
  • Interface with design and drafting personnel to support cable detail design and drawing release process.
  • Interface with production personnel to clarify drawing issues and improve drawings.
  • Validates conformity to design standards and specifications and identifies design errors and other deficiencies, and recommends changes.
  • Provides documentation, identifies design issues, and makes technical design presentations to engineering staff and customers as required.
  • Remains current in CAD techniques and any applicable state of the art engineering design software applications.
  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations, and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.
  • Other duties as assigned or required.

Typically requires an Associate’s degree or a certificate from a recognized organization indicating completion of training in Pro-E, CATIA or IDEAS design software plus eight or more years of progressive experience utilizing CAD software with at least two of those years spent utilizing ProEngineer, CATIA or IDEAS engineering design software. Additional education may be substituted in lieu of work experience.
Experience with schematics, 3D CAD, and Pro/Cabling applications is highly desirable.
Experience with SAE-AS50881, and IPC-620 standards is desired.
Experience with the electrical cable integration for aircraft environment is desired.
Must have a good understanding of engineering design concepts and principles and 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 solutions to a range of complex problems.
Must have good communication, documentation, presentation, and interpersonal skills, and excellent
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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