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Avionics System Engineer

Job Details

Nextant Aerospace Division - Cleveland, OH
Full Time/NON-Safety Sensitive
4 Year Degree


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for research, analysis, planning, integration and testing of corporate aviation aircraft avionics, communication, entertainment, and electrically controlled systems
  • Generates and assembles aircraft electrical and avionics drawings and documents to support installation of systems on aircraft
  • Assists with planning and routing of wiring harness maps and/or mock-ups
  • May assist in estimating, quoting and planning in support of aircraft modifications
  • Acts as a liaison between engineering and the avionics integration/installation teams
  • Prior knowledge of installations, modifications and the fabrication of wiring and electrical components, fixtures, and associated equipment in accordance with blueprints, worksheets, engineering drawings is required

Supplemental Responsibilities:

  • Assist avionics modification teams with power-on checks, configuration, check out, and aircraft delivery to end customer
  • Helps maintain company owned Supplemental Type Certificate(s) and approved designs
  • Interfaces with and maintains good working relationships with suppliers and integration teams
  • Performs other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor's Degree (BSEE or BSEET) in Electrical Engineering (preferred)
  • 3+ years of Aviation Electrical/Systems integration experience
  • Familiar with fabrication and/or installation of basic avionics and electrical systems in aircraft
  • Familiar with standard aircraft wiring practices and standard avionics shop practices
  • General knowledge of applicable regulatory requirements (14 CFR Part 21, 23, 25, 145)
  • Ability to work in and around the aircraft and tight spaces (avionics bays, etc)
  • Travel on occasion
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Advanced skill in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experienced in electrical design CAD package(s)

Highly Desired:


  • FAA DER in Electrical Systems
  • Exposure to aircraft modifications (AMT, repairman, A&P, etc), FAA and aircraft OEM standard practices, and FAA certification
  • NCATT certification