UAS Electrical Engineer

San Clemente, CA 92673

Posted: 05/04/2021 Employment Type: Direct Industry: Engineering Job Number: 82774

Job Description


The UAS Sr. Electrical Engineer will provide design, development, fabrication, assembly, testing, and delivery of products to the production team including documentation and acceptance test procedures (ATPs) providing the value necessary to output high quality products and generate key revenue.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design, development, fabrication, assembly, testing, and delivery of products to the production team including engineering drawings
  • Update and maintain subcomponent inventory
  • Update and maintain avionics and RF wiring harnesses and subsystems
  • Implement avionics design improvements
  • Aid anomaly investigations and determine required avionics or RF repairs
  • Support avionics and RF production activities
  • Update and maintain avionics engineering documentation
  • Interface with distributors regarding product issues
  • Track and remedy field avionics issues
  • Manage returned and/or repaired subcomponent inventory
  • Support and maintain engineering processes
  • Track electronic component obsolescence activities
  • Lead electronic BOM cost-out activities

Job Requirements


  • BS. in Electrical Engineering / other engineering discipline with equivalent experience
  • 7+ years" experience with hardware schematics, layout, and board bring-up
  • 7+ years" experience with high power electronics and battery systems
    • Experience with designs to minimize noise and EMI/EMC are a plus
  • 5+ years" experience with hands-on radio frequency testing and diagnostics
  • 3+ years" experience with Altium software
  • Strong background for hands-on debugging and root cause corrective action testing
  • Use of electronics principles including schematics, using Oscilloscope, Digital Logic Analyzer, multi-meter, microscope inspections
  • Required to generate hardware requirements, design documents, validation testing plans, and schedules
  • Electronics and Mechanical Background: Wire harness design/fab, electronics prototyping, soldering, analog and digital circuitry, high speed and low speed CAN,
  • Candidates will be required to communicate ideas, test results, and collaborate in a calm/brainstorming verbal and/or written environment.
  • Candidates with UAV aircraft, robotics development experience and/or hobby drone experience will be given special consideration.
  • Candidates must be US Person for compliance with ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations)
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