Electrical CAD Engineer

32.00 - 34.00 GBP Hourly
01 Dec 2016
08 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is an aerospace company located in Bedfordshire.

They urgently require an experienced electrical CAD Engineer from an aerospace/avionic background to assist on their unique and ground-breaking project.

The candidate will be responsible for:
*Developing detailed electrical routing diagrams from schematic drawings to detailed wiring diagrams,
*Identifying and select connector and cable types/sizes,
*Maintaining and develop wire identifier database,
*More generally, to work with the team in taking the conceptual design of the electrical power system (both AC and DC elements) from generator to end user elements (including mission systems)
*Carry out system bench testing and Vehicle Ground Testing.
*Working to ensure that design work is completed in line with the requirements of the overall programme schedule.
*Working to the Company's technical and administrative procedures.
*Ensuring that design work conforms to the applicable legislative standards.

Essential Criteria:
*Aerospace, Aeronautical or general engineering degree or equivalent industrial experience,
*Proven experience producing wiring diagrams within an aerospace design office,
*Sound understanding of one or more of the following systems: Electrical power, Electrical distribution, and/or Power conditioning, Avionics for large civil certificated air vehicles,
*Familiar with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel and Powerpoint),
*Proven recent experience using AutoCAD for electrical design work,
*Conscientious and pro-active work ethic,
*Keen to contribute to the quality, safety and integrity of the aircraft,
*Ability to commute reliably to office base,

Desirable Criteria:

*An understanding of and experience in working to CAA/EASA/FAA certification procedures is preferable,
*Experience of working with 3 phase AC Power systems in aerospace applications,
*Experienced in and able to produce specifications and provide technical supplier management,
*Ability to obtain security clearance.