Electrical CAD Specialist

  Job Title: Electrical CAD Specialist
  Job Location:   Tampa, FL   Industry:   Engineering
  Employment Status:   Full-time   Employment Type:   Direct
  Salary Range:   Negotiable   Manages Others:   No
  Security Clearance:   Active Secret or ability    to obtain   Education:  Associate Degree in Engineering Technology or     equivalent CAD training

Job Description:  

The Electrical Computer Aided Design (ECAD) Specialist draws and details electrical components and complex electric assemblies using AutoCAD software. The Electrical CAD specialist works closely with Electrical Engineering to produce drawings that are accurate, manufacturable, ergonomic, reliable, and maintainable.

The primary products of the ECAD Specialist are System Diagrams (Schematics), Wirelists, Cable Drawings and the associated Parts Lists. The ECAD Specialist must also work closely with Mechanical Engineering and Mechanical CAD groups to ensure the physical and packaging aspects of the electrical components integrate into the overall design.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of the terminology, methods, practices, and techniques of electrical drafting in AUTOCAD.
  • Knowledge of software systems used to support CAD operation such as Microsoft Windows, MS Office, and especially MS Excel.
  • Ability to prepare complex schematics from rough sketches or oral instructions.
  • Participates in customer meetings including requirement reviews, design reviews and acceptance testing.
  • Support customer events such as configuration audits, etc.

General Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree in Engineering Technology supplemented by advanced course work in engineering drafting; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • One to Five plus years of Electrical CAD experience preferably in the aerospace industry
  • Knowledge and experience with simulators a strong plus.
  • Must be proficient with AutoCAD software.
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to deal with customers at all levels.
  • Very good organization and time management skills to support multiple projects in parallel.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment, or independently, as necessary, and be a self-starter who will attack designs and resolve problems effectively and efficiently.
  • Strong attention to detail and good interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Must be a US Citizen and able to obtain a Department of Defense Security clearance.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to multi-task in fast-paced dynamic environment.
  • Required to talk and hear.
  • Required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel and to manipulate keys on a keyboard.
  • Required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
  • Candidate must be able to work in small confined spaces (simulator cockpits).
  • Fluent in English.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment is primarily a traditional office.
  • Occasional working environment includes the manufacturing floor or simulator installation site where the noise level may increase to moderate or high. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities.