Electrical Electronics Engineer
The Electrical Electronics Engineer provides electronic and computer engineering support for the Federal Aviation Association (FAA) Airport Surface Detection Equipment (ASDE) and Runway Status Lights (RWSL) systems. These systems are used by the FAA Air Traffic Control to monitor and guide airport surface traffic, which includes arrivals, departures and maintenance / service vehicles. Travel to sites within the United States is required.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties maybe assigned.
Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.
Implements professional knowledge of computer/electronic engineering principles to provide engineering support for the FAA’s Airport Surface RADAR Systems, which includes the ASDE-3, ASDE-X and ASSC.
Provides engineering and troubleshooting support to field technicians at 44 of the largest airports within the United States.
Assists with unit, regression and integration testing.
Provides event and performance analysis for surface RADAR systems.
Supports technology refresh of legacy system hardware and software.
Travels to sites within the United States to provide support of system optimization.
Attends weekly ASDE–X site teleconferences to learn and discuss issues and possible solutions.
Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description, and Supervisor's instruction in such a way as to maximize output. Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to any training made available by the company.
Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers. Will relay any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and Human Resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in Computer/Electronic Engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum; or an equivalent combination of education / experience.
Electronics Engineer – Level 6 (required degree + 15 years of experience)
Electronics Engineer – Level 5 (required degree + 12 years of experience)
Electronics Engineer – Level 4 (required degree + 9 years of experience)
Electronics Engineer – Level 3 (required degree + 6 years of experience)
Electronics Engineer – Level 2 (required degree + 3 years of experience)
Electronics Engineer – Level 1 (required degree)
CERTIFICATES / LICENSES / REGISTRATION
Requires the ability to pass an FAA background investigation to work in a position of Public Trust.
Must be U.S. Citizen or Green Card Holder due to government or federal requirements.
JOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES
Knowledgeable in professional engineering principles, practices and procedures related to computer and electronic engineering
Knowledge of Windows 10 and various Linux operating systems, such as RedHat and Ubuntu.
Experience using AutoCad is desired but not required
Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills
Effective verbal and written communication skills with ability to organize, document, present and explain information
Ability to collaborate and coordinate efforts with others in a team environment
Available and willing to travel a minimum of 5 days per month
Ability to effectively work both independently and in a team environment
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations such as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.