RF Electrical/Electronics Engineer III-IV

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-313692
    • Job Location: Roseville, CA
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 11/19/2020
    • Years of Experience: 6+
    • Radford Job Code: 05013
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Job Description

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY:

Works RF Electrical/Electronics design and development projects and provides solutions to difficult engineering problems here at KUAS.

 

Security Clearance:

Must have Current in-scope Security Clearance (investigation within 5 years) and held with a company in the last 2 years.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Specific Skills for this Position:

  • Antenna design/analysis

  • VSWR

  • Ground planes design

  • Radome design

  • Co-site analysis

  • Requirements analysis

  • Aerospace familiarity

  • DoD program experience

  • Wire harness design

  • Electrical loads analysis

  • Transmitter and receiver design

  • Coax cable design

  • Link Budgets

  • Manages effort and time within the budget and schedule provided for the task.

  • Understands customer requirements and prepares designs in accordance with customer and derived requirements.
  • Prepares formal, controlled engineering documentation (i.e. drawings, specifications, parts lists, interface control documents, test procedures, etc.).
  • Prepares and presents design review material in support of technical interchange meetings with suppliers and external/internal customers.
  • Ensures customer satisfaction in relation to projects.
  • Supports system testing, trouble shooting, and problem resolution. 
  • Supports flight testing, data reduction, analysis, and reporting. 
  • Prepares test plans and reports.
  • Follows safety precautions.
  • Ensures that the work area and equipment are kept clean.
  • Complies with established QMS procedures.

RF Electrical/Electronics Engineer III

  • Acts as the Lead Electrical/Electronics Engineer per procedure for very complex projects as assigned by Manager that affect multiple systems, involve several suppliers/teaming partners, and require frequent customer interface.
  • Acts as Test Director for electrical/electronics sub-assemblies and assemblies when necessary.
  • Prepares and presents design review and technical interchange material to customers.
  • Reports progress in meeting customer requirements periodically.
  • Mentors Level I-II Electrical/Electronics Engineers.
  • Provides direction and oversight, both technically and programmatically, to Electrical/Electronics Engineers.
  • Provides interface to other engineering design and development disciplines, ensuring that electrical/electronics requirements are addressed and satisfied during overall system integration.
  • Monitors and reports on customer satisfaction in relation to projects.
  • Supports business development efforts both in preparation of quotes and proposals as well as sales efforts.

 

RF Electrical/Electronics Engineer IV

  • Acts as the Lead Electrical/Electronics Engineer per procedure for very complex projects as assigned by Manager that affect multiple systems, involve several suppliers/teaming partners, and require frequent customer interface.
  • Acts as Test Director when necessary.
  • Prepares and presents design review material in support of technical interchange meetings with suppliers and external/internal customers.
  • Plans projects and executes to the plan with attention to detail.
  • Provides direction and oversight, both technically and programmatically, to Electrical/Electronics Engineers.
  • Provides interface to other engineering design and development disciplines, ensuring that electrical/electronics requirements are addressed and satisfied during overall system integration.
  • Manages the engineering team’s effort and time within the budget and schedule provided for the task.
  • Reports project status periodically (actual budget/schedule vs. proposed budget/schedule).
  • Reports progress in meeting customer requirements periodically.
  • Mentors Level I-III Electrical/Electronics Engineers.

     

    Other Job Functions

  • Other duties may be assigned.

     

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

None

Experience and Skills

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards.

  • Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors.

  • Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary.

  • Ability to adhere to workplace rules.

  • Ability to effectively communicate professionally in writing or verbally with all levels of personnel.

  • Ability to travel as necessary to perform job duties.
  • Demonstrated passion for customer satisfaction.

     

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Each successive level of Electrical/Electronics Engineer builds on the identified education and experience listed for the previous level(s) of Electrical/Electronics Engineer. 

Electrical/Electronics Engineer III

  • Requires BS degree in Engineering (Note: BS in Engineering Technology does not fulfill requirement)
  • 6 + years related experience in related engineering discipline.

     

Additional Desirable Skills:

  • 3+ years lead engineer experience in the aerospace industry.

     

    Electrical/Electronics Engineer IV

  • Requires BS degree in Engineering (Note: BS in Engineering Technology does not fulfill requirement)
  • 11 + years related experience in related engineering discipline.

 

Additional Desirable Skills:

  • 6+ years lead engineer experience in the aerospace industry.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Office and/or manufacturing  environment.

  • Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time.

  • Ability to perform repetitive motion (keyboarding, 10-key, phones).

  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.

  • Frequent outside contact with customers and suppliers.

  • May work extended hours or weekends.

  • Employee may generate, handle, manage, or work around hazardous materials and hazardous wastes.

 

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

  • May travel to support new business development and customer maintenance and travel to other KUAS locations.