Avionics Design Engineer

Location : Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
Job Ref : MB502
Consultant : Mark Bolton
Sector : Aerospace
Salary : £50k per year

Description

MB502: Avionics Design Engineer
Location: Staverton, Gloucestershire
Salary: £50,000pa
Working Hours: Monday to Friday – (Flexi hours available)
Company Benefits: Generous holiday allowance, Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, Life assurance, Employee share scheme, Employee shopping savings portal, Payment of Professional Fees, Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave, Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement, ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day’s paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity.

Overview:

First Military Recruitment is proudly working in partnership with a fantastic business who are looking to recruit an Avionics Design Engineer with a strong aviation background on a permanent basis due to growth based at their Staverton (Gloucestershire) depot.

As an Avionics Design Engineer, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. As an Avionics Design Engineer, you’ll have a significant impact on the designs created by the approved Aerospace Design Organisation which supports multiples customers across the industry (Air Ambulance, Police, Utilities, Training among others across the UK and Europe). You will be involved throughout the entire project lifecycle: from initial proposal and costing, through concept, design and delivery design solutions for a wide variety of aircraft modification projects.

Some Flexibility of working hours is available on agreement with the Hiring Manager, however the role is predominantly based on site, due to the nature of work carried out.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design aircraft electrical and avionics systems and concepts. Production of manufacturing and installation drawings using AutoCAD in compliance with the internal procedures to meet customer and aerospace regulatory requirements, the Design Office Handbook and relevant Certification Basis e.g., CS-27, CS-29 etc. Completion of electrical load analyses.
  • The analysis of existing systems and designs embodied on aircraft.
  • Support production and installation engineers in matters relating to electrical and avionic design.
  • Carry out aircraft surveys to define design solutions as required. Support aircraft ground testing.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • HNC / HND / Degree in a relevant engineering subject
  • Experience working within an Aerospace Design Office.
  • Previous experience as a drawing checker is beneficial.
  • Experience of the full design life cycle from conception to delivery of the design package.
  • Proficient experience of AutoCAD is beneficial
  • Knowledge of CAA / EASA Part 21 Subpart J (DOA) & G (POA) requirements.
  • Knowledge of, and the ability to select appropriate avionic / systems and solutions.
  • Strong knowledge of electrical engineering and first principles.
  • Ability to work to a high and consistent level of accuracy. Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to imagine conceptual system design.

MB502: Avionics Design Engineer
Location: Staverton, Gloucestershire
Salary: £50,000pa
Working Hours: Monday to Friday – (Flexi hours available)
Company Benefits: Generous holiday allowance, Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, Life assurance, Employee share scheme, Employee shopping savings portal, Payment of Professional Fees, Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave, Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement, ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day’s paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity.

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