The Electrical Engineer (Navigation and Landing Systems) supports and maintains the operational infrastructure and electro-mechanical subsystems that support the FAA's navigational aids and runway lighting technologies. The primary focus of this position is testing, maintaining, analyzing, troubleshooting, installing and upgrading the hardware and software infrastructure of operational systems. These systems are critical in airplane approaches to airport landings and en route navigation.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be 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.
Researches, designs and develops hardware and software systems, enhancements, modifications and configurations to existing systems and networks.
Provides required inputs for development of hardware and software system manuals, guidelines and documentation where commercially developed documents are unavailable.
Provides engineering review of Navigation and Landing System software and hardware design data to ensure compliance with FAA performance criteria.
Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.
Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.
Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers. Will report 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.
Bachelor’s or higher degree in Electronics or Computer Engineering from a school of engineering at an accredited college or university, with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum; and required experience as listed below:
Electrical/Electronic Engineer – C12 - Level 6 (required degree + 15 years of experience)
Electrical/Electronic Engineer – C11 - Level 5 (required degree + 12 years of experience)
Electrical/Electronic Engineer – C10 - Level 4 (required degree + 9 years of experience)
Electrical/Electronic Engineer – C9 - Level 3 (required degree + 6 years of experience)
Electrical/Electronic Engineer – C8 - Level 2 (required degree + 3 years of experience)
Electrical/Electronic Engineer – C7 - Level 1 (required degree)
JOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES
Hardware skills in both analog and digital circuit analysis and design
Programming skills in C/C++ for embedded microprocessor systems
Knowledgeable in professional engineering principles, practices and procedures related to computer systems
Knowledge of computer hardware, systems software, and computer systems administration, architecture and integration
Knowledge of communications hardware
Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills with ability to develop and follow through on creative solutions
Effective verbal and written communication skills with ability to organize, document, present and explain information
Ability to escalate issues in a timely manner
Ability to apply logic and reasoning to goals and assumptions
Ability to coordinate efforts with others for the timely completion of projects and deliverables
Ability to work well both individually and in a team environment
Ability to be self-motivated and to deliver quality products with limited direction and guidance
Ability to multi-task
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION
Must be able to pass a government sponsored background public trust investigation to include fingerprinting.
Must possess either U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Resident Alien status
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries and complaints. Ability to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or style. Ability to make effective persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, and or boards of directors.