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Research & Development (R&D) Avionics and Electrical Specialist

Company: Cirrus Aircraft
Location: Duluth
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Description Cirrus Aircrafts Mission is to deliver an aviation experience that is the pinnacle of innovation, quality, and safety to our customers. Cirrus Aircraft is the recognized global leader in personal aviation and the maker of the best-selling SR Series piston aircraft and the Vision Jet, the worlds first single engine Personal Jet and recipient of the 2017 Robert J. Collier Trophy. Founded in 1984, the company has redefined performance, comfort and safety in aviation with innovations like the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System (CAPS) the first FAA-certified whole-airframe parachute safety system included as standard equipment on an aircraft. To date, worldwide flight time on Cirrus aircraft has passed nine million hours and over 170 people have returned home safely to their families as a result of the inclusion of CAPS as a standard feature on all Cirrus aircraft. Find out more at . Cirrus offers a competitive benefits package and is dedicated to the advancement of general aviation. The Cirrus Flying Club offers employees and their family members the unique opportunity to obtain their private pilots license in the comfort of a Cirrus or rent a Cirrus for an impromptu adventure at a greatly reduced rate. We are committed to investing in the future of our employees and company by offering professional development and career progression opportunities and we engage employees by offering several employee and family events throughout the year, as well as the opportunity to take part in activity clubs and community events. Job Summary: An A&E specialist is responsible for the installation, operation, troubleshooting, repair and modification of the aircrafts avionics and electrical systems. They perform operations in accordance with planning documents, process specifications, and engineering drawings. An A&E will be able to conduct software loads and utilize test equipment and aircraft system diagnostics to verify proper operation of aircraft displays, instruments, communication, navigation and autopilot systems. A successful specialist will have the ability to independently troubleshoot complex system faults and have a thorough knowledge in the use of aircraft manuals, drawings, wiring diagrams and schematics. They will be required to repair and or replace avionics components, wiring and connectors. Strong attention to detail required. Technicians will be required to use hand tools and to operate common powered, shop tools. Problem-solving and communication skills are highly valued as these technicians are a crucial part of new product development. Experimental team members will need to work effectively in groups and with other departments across the organization. Specialists will be required to build and repair surface mount and through hole circuitry. Duties and Responsibilities/Essential Functions + Take on projects head on and own them until completion. + Be willing to learn and take on new tasks to strengthen the teams overall abilities. + Particular skillsets employed include: wire harness fabrication, construction of electrical system test units, and troubleshooting electrical circuits. + Time management Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. + Direct assembly and installation experience of wiring components + Direct experience working on aircraft + Electrical and mechanical work history + Electrical troubleshooting experience + Personal project experience working on automobiles or equipment and/or wiring projects using small hand tools. + IPC-620 or IPC-610 certification preferred Competencies To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: + Drives Results: Consistently achieves results, even under tough circumstances. + Ensures Accountability: Holds self and others accountable to meet commitments. + Self-Development: Actively seeks new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels. + Situational Adaptability: Adapts approach and demeanor in real time to match shifting demands of different situations. 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. This opportunity is located in Duluth, Minnesota. As the home to our corporate headquarters, Duluth is a four-season city on the western tip of Lake Superior and was voted Best Town by Outside Magazine. The splendor of the largest freshwater lake in the world offers a multitude of outdoor activities for adventure or rejuvenation. The North Shore lifestyle is known its year-round activities, including bicycle and snowmobile trails, kayaking, rock climbing, fishing, hiking, golfing, sailing and skiing. And as a top employer in the area, Cirrus Aircraft was recently named Best Overall Large Company to Work for in the Northland and Best Workplace Culture by the Duluth News Tribune readers. Cirrus is dedicated to a drug free work environment promoting equal employment opportunity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, national origin, color, age, disability, religion, pregnancy, veteran status, marital and family status, sexual orientation, receipt of public assistance, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Keywords: Cirrus Aircraft, Duluth , Research & Development (R&D) Avionics and Electrical Specialist, Other , Duluth, Minnesota

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