Jul 27, 2018

Avionics & Electrical Engineer IV

  • MD Helicopters
  • Mesa, AZ, USA
Full-Time Aerospace - Aviation Engineering

Job Description


Perform full range of technical tasks in assignments requiring high degree of original thinking as they relate to aerospace electrical and avionics systems and equipment.  Applies advanced theories and technical concepts in specific discipline or technology in order to solve problems of complex nature.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

  • Must be knowledgeable of and have the ability to design and integrate numerous electrical and avionics installations (i.e. electrical power distribution systems, engine installations, EFIS system installations, weather radar, micro-wave communications, aircraft intercom, search light systems, aircraft and non-aircraft radios, and airborne imaging systems).
  • Define entire aircraft and subsystem wiring packages.
  • Ability to solve complex technical problems. 
  • Application of complex concepts, practices and methods related to helicopter systems and installations in a design environment required.
  • Performs electrical and system wiring analysis in support of aircraft certifications.
  • Define avionics & electrical testing, write test plans and test reports.
  • Knowledgeable of and the ability to use AutoCAD, Unigraphics version 16, NX5 or better.
  • Familiarity with Federal Aviation Regulations as applied to qualification of aircraft avionic and electrical systems. Performs of SSA, FHA and EMI testing.
  • Other duties as assigned







  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project.
  • Knowledge of avionics and electrical design, integration and analysis.
  • Intermediate level of proficiency to work on assignments of standard difficulty.
  • The ability to understand and follow instructions and the ability to concentrate.
  • Excellent written, verbal, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in teams to support both engineering and production as well as address various projects concurrently.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations and apply knowledge to projects as required.
  • Ability to write detailed test plans, test reports, process control documents and avionics and electrical engineering reference manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and general public.
  • Ability to construct correspondences.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exits.  Ability to interpret and apply a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


  • Access to Export Control Information.
  • Regular attendance at the worksite.



  • Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in Electrical Engineering from a four-year College or University and 9-13 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position.  Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.


This document does not create an employment contracts, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.






The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work performed in an office and factory settings.
  • Exposure to shop environment such as noise, dust, odors and fumes.
  • Occasionally required to lift up to 20 lbs.
  • Regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about facilities.


A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties.  All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently.  The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.


MD Helicopters, Inc. is an equal employment employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals.


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