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Textron Avionics & Electrical Engineer – Installations in Wichita, Kansas

Avionics & Electrical Engineer – Installations



TheAvionics and Electrical Systems Installations engineer is involved in allaspects of Textron Aviation’s product development pipeline for piston,turboprop, and jet aircraft. The engineer’s involvement ranges from new productdevelopment programs, to production line support, continued field support oflegacy jets, and aftermarket product enhancements with an emphasis is onensuring that the installation of all avionics and electrical equipment on theaircraft meet environmental, functional, weight, cost, and structural requirementsto support the highest standard of safety and customer reliabilityexpectations.


  1. Prepare engineering drawings for theinstallation of avionics and electrical equipment and wire harnesses using computerbased drafting tools (CATIA V6).

  2. Assist in wiring diagram and harnessassembly preparation using computer-based wiring software (Mentor Graphics).

  3. Assist in writing test plans,conformity requests, functional tests, and compliance reports.

  4. Assist in production and field support including designevaluations, troubleshooting, and root-cause and corrective action analyses.

  5. Workalongside other organizations from engineering, customer service, ISC, flighttest, and airworthiness to support a broad range of projects by providing yourtechnical expertise.

  6. Performadvanced electrical and avionics design and integration analysis requiringfrequent application of mechanical engineering principles.

  7. Prepare certification documentationincluding certification plans, ground and flight test plans and certificationreports showing avionics and electrical systems compliance with 14 CFR Part 23/25

  8. Evaluate and analyze avionics andelectrical system design for completion of function hazard assessments andsystem safety assessments

  9. Participatein the development and improvement of the team’s processes and tools



  • Bachelor’s Degree required in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, or other related Engineering field

  • Relative mechanical,avionics, or electrical engineering experience is preferred.


  • Experience with avionics andelectrical system design to the requirements of CFR 14 Part 23/25 is desired.

  • Experience with CATIA component andassembly design and drafting is strongly desired. CATIA V6 is preferred.

  • Experience with computer-aidedwiring diagram and harnessing software is desired. Mentor Graphics is preferred.

  • Experience with electrical wiring,harnessing, and manufacturing is strongly desired.

  • Experience with a PLM system isdesired. ENOVIA is preferred.

  • Strong computer, written and verbalcommunication skills required.

  • Time management skills are requiredto work multiple concurrent projects of various size and scope.

  • Experience with Microsoft OfficeWord, Excel, PowerPoint are required, Visio experience is desired.

  • Design knowledge of electricalbonding criteria, thermal cooling requirements for electronic equipment, EMIshielding, and High Intensity Radiated Fields (HIRF) / Indirect Effects ofLightning (IEL) installation criteria is considered a plus.

Theabove statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of workbeing performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to bean exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required ofpersonnel so classified.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Engineering

Primary Location US-Kansas-Wichita

Recruiting Company Textron Aviation

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 286266