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PDS Tech Inc Wire Design & Install Engineer 3 in Manassas, Virginia

PDS Tech is seeking a Wire Design and Install Engineer for an open position in Manassas, VA

Job responsibilities:

  • Develops and maintains cable/wire harness detail and assembly designs.

  • Analyzes results and performs design reviews.

  • Develops and maintains electrical product detail, assembly and installation designs (e.g., equipment racks, power panels, cable routing and geometry, antennas).Provides engineering design disposition on discrepancies (e.g., rejection tags, production action requests, shop revision requests).

  • Documents processes, specifications and procedures that support the design and manufacture of electrical commodities.

  • Develops basic statements of work.

  • Participates in technical review of supplier capabilities to facilitate source selection.

  • Analyzes functional and physical input to assure development of complete integrated design.

  • Works under general direction.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Education: BSEE or equivalent technical degree with 3-5 years of relevant experience or MS with 2-4 years of relevant experience

  • Proven experience with wire harnessing and design, including test

  • Experience interpreting electrical schematics

  • Experience with part selection and component trade studies

  • Proficient with CAD modeling of harness assemblies

  • Understands calibration techniques for electrical testing of equipment and cabling

  • Proficient using EDA tools

  • Experience with test planning and execution

  • Experience with test procedure development and documentation

  • Proficient using electrical test equipment including oscilloscopes, waveform generators, DMMs, and logic analyzers

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to debug complex systems

  • Process oriented and familiarity with problem tracking systems

  • Ability to communicate effectively

  • Ability to work independently and deliver on schedule commitments

  • Candidates must be willing to work on-site at the Manassas, VA facility as needed

  • Candidates must be U.S. Persons (U.S. Citizen or a Permanent Resident/Green Card Holder)

Desired Requirements:

  • Candidates will perform all work on-site at the Manassas, VA facility

Candidates will have experience in some of the following areas:

  • Aircraft avionics

  • Experience with Mentor Graphics Capital tool

  • Block diagramming with Microsoft Visio

  • Experience supporting the manufacturing process from requirements through build and test

  • Experience designing and/or testing analog power electronics, including 28VDC systems and 115VAC

  • Familiarity with high voltage power systems for electric aircraft propulsion

  • Experience with environmental qualification and stress testing of hardware

  • Familiarity with high speed digital electronics, including serial data hardware interfaces

  • IPC-620

  • AS50881

  • DO-160, DO-178 or DO-254

  • ARP4761, ARP4754

  • MIL-HDBK-516

  • MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-461, MIL-STD-704

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.