Electrical Design Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-342837
    • Job Location: Dallastown, PA
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 06/02/2022
    • Years of Experience: 4+
    • Radford Job Code: 05011-05016
    • Travel Requirement: Domestic
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Job Description


To determine and implement electrical designs that meet cost and schedule objectives and customer requirements.


  • Reviews customer requirements including customer specifications, Statements of Work, and interface drawings in order to ensure compliance with contract.
  • Attends job kick-off meetings and participates in design reviews with customers.
  • Supports preparation and updates to task lists and program schedules.
  • Work to schedules and budgets on assigned programs. 
  • Designs AC & DC electrical systems from customer specifications. 
  • Designs Communication and Signal electrical systems from customer specifications
  • Develops systems layouts, subassembly configurations and packaging criteria. 
  • Prepares wiring diagrams, lists, and electrical schedule. 
  • Provides design input to engineering design and drafting team. 
  • Reviews and approves drawings. 
  • Supports production of prototype and production of electrical system build. 
  • Interfaces with other departments to resolve questions and technical issues.  Assists in scheduling engineering tasks for assigned programs. 
  • Creates technical proposals, technical materials, procurement specifications and electrical analyses. 
  • Supports the Sales department in proposal development and engineering estimates.
  • Reviews vendor/shop drawings, quotes and proposals. 
  • Creates electrical long leads and Cost Schedule Impact Logs (CSIL’s.) 
  • Submits Engineering Change Proposals (ECP’s, RFW’s, etc.). 
  • Interfaces with customers and contracts to resolve customer related issues. 
  • Contributes to product improvement, new product development and product standardization.
  • Failure analysis with clear problem synthesis and robust solution proposals.
  • Provides intelligent risk assessment and mitigation for electrical design engineering tasks.
  • Support internal and customer test and validation as required.



Experience and Skills


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 obtain Secruity Clearance 

Travel up to 10%



BS/BA degree in technical field

4 to 6 years professional engineering experience

Thorough knowledge of circuit simulation programs

Thorough understanding of the relationship between hardware and software for company products

Job Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Tax Savings Accounts (HSA / FSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PTO
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
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