Wire Harness Design Engineer

Location: Duluth, MN
Date Posted: 08-10-2018
JOB TITLE:    Wire Harness Design Engineer 
LOCATION:   Duluth, MN

Real Time Consulting LLC has an exceptional opportunity for a Wire Harness Design Engineers.

Job Summary:

Responsible for the design and installation of electrical wire harnesses for FAA certified single engine aircraft. Work closely with other engineering disciplines to understand and capture wiring requirements and ensure compatibility with all surrounding elements. Work closely with production and product development groups within the organization to ensure wiring installations meet all safety, performance, and regulatory requirements.

Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions):
  • Develop and maintain electrical wiring diagrams and harness architecture to meet aircraft system requirements (e.g. functionality, electrical loading and circuit protection, electromagnetic compatibility, and routing constraints).
  • Design, drafting, and review of electrical wiring 3D models, assembly drawings, and installation drawings for aircraft electrical and avionics systems, including power distribution, RF, and data busses.
  • Design of electrical equipment assemblies and enclosures.
  • Selection of electrical wiring assembly and installation components such as connectors, backshells, wire, insulation, and hardware.
  • Understanding and application of EMI/RFI, signal shielding, and electrical bonding principles.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The below requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Experience in the following preferred:
  • Aircraft wiring design
  • Creo Cabling and Mentor Graphics Capital Logic and HarnessXC
  • PTC Creo / Windchill PLM application
  • Familiar with electrical wiring practices and standards such as FAA AC 43.13 and IPC/WHMA-A-620
  • Wire harness fabrication and installation processes for aerospace applications

Demonstrated Proficiencies/Skills/Abilities:
  • Must be able to demonstrate the ability to read, write, and speak the English language
  • Ability to work both independently and within a cross-functional team
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio, Access)

Other Duties:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Overtime hours may be required.

Bachelors or better in Electrical Engineering or related field.

Real Time Consulting specializes in providing experienced engineering services to several large aviation companies since 1997.  Our engineering staff has an average of 20+ years of direct industry experience and we pride ourselves on both the quality and performance of our staff.

To qualify for all positions with Real Time Companies, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and should not require now, or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.  Please be aware that Real Time Companies does not sponsor employment-based visas.  Additionally, certain positions with Real Time Companies that involve work with government entities may have more restrictive employment status requirements, such as U.S. citizenship, based on security clearance requirements or other governmental requirements.  An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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