• Avionics Technical Designer/Drafter

    Job Locations US-WA-Kent
    New Glenn
    Job ID
  • Overview

    As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will design, develop, and install electro-mechanical assemblies and electrical harnesses for launch vehicles, rocket engines and crew capsules. You will share in the team’s impact on all aspects of of design, fabrication, installation and test.  This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.


    • Create 3-D routed harness data files utilizing Creo (Pro/Engineer) Cabling and Routed System Designer (RSD)
    • Create harness detail and installation drawings including 2D flat harness drawings from the 3-D harness data sets
    • Design avionics enclosures
    • Design and integrate harness support brackets
    • Support configuration development and trade studies
    • Develop harness routing requirements, interfaces, specifications and process controls
    • Provide technical guidance for hardware installation
    • Active involvement in functional checkouts of instrumentation and electrical circuits
    • Maintain and report on activity schedule, budget and technical status
    • Coach, mentor and technically assist other engineers
    • Identify opportunities for safety improvements and operational cost savings


    • Minimum of an A.S. degree and 8+ years of recent experience designing/drafting aerospace or equivalent type harnesses, electrical test equipment, avionics boxes and associated brackets
    • Experience with Creo – ProCabling highly desired; equivalent other software will be considered if all other required qualifications are met
    • Familiar with existing applicable harness standards - IPC/WHMA-A-620A
    • Strong electrical/mechanical design and integration skills using 3-D CAD software
    • Experience with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
    • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.


    • B.S. degree preferred
    • Prefer experience with Creo – Windchill 10 and Routed System Designer (RSD)
    • Familiar with NASA-STD-8739.4
    • Experience with Pro/E Piping
    • Experience with other high end CAD routing software such as Unigraphics NX Electrical and Mechanical Routing
    • Knowledge of harness fabrication and installation processes
    • Experience with launch vehicle or spacecraft mechanical systems


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