Liaison Engineer Avionics - Entry Level

OR, Bend
Epic HQ
Depends on Experience  Annual
Full Time

Are you interested in working for a dynamic, innovative, design-driven company that's changing the world of aviation? Headquartered in beautiful Bend, Oregon, Epic Aircraft specializes in designing and manufacturing high-performance, all carbon fiber aircraft. The Epic E1000 GX six-seat single-engine turboprop provides the best-in-class performance, safety, comfort, and versatility. 

Join our team, grow with our Company, and contribute to the success of this game-changing aircraft! We are seeking enthusiastic, passionate individuals willing to work hard, be rewarded, and have fun!

Position Description:

With oversight from the Avionics department and Electrical Engineers, the Entry Level Liaison Engineer will create design solutions to address nonconforming electrical parts, assemblies, and systems on an airplane. Solutions include correcting any build or design errors found during production. Repair solutions will take into consideration: interiors, electrical systems, functional testing, finishes, electromagnetic environment, safety, and much more.

Your Day-to-Day (Job Duties):

  • Coordinates activities to evaluate and resolve engineering-related production problems encountered in the manufacturing facility for electrical parts, assemblies, and systems.
  • Write test procedures to define if defects are acceptable.
  • Interact with integrated avionics software to understand issues and identify acceptable solutions.
  • Assist in troubleshooting electrical and avionics systems.
  • Identify how issues could cause problems with other parts/assemblies and coordinate with other engineering disciplines to implement a solution.
  • Reviews production schedules, engineering specifications, orders, and related information to maintain current knowledge of manufacturing methods, procedures, and activities
  • Confers with quality control, manufacturing, and other department personnel to provide technical support or obtain technical information.
  • Investigates reports of defective, damaged, or malfunctioning parts, assemblies, equipment, or systems to determine the nature and scope of the problem.
  • Serves as a member of the material review board to determine the disposition of defective or damaged parts.
  • Interprets engineering drawings and facilitates the correction of errors on drawings and documents identified during manufacturing operations.
  • Develop experience in Federal Aviation Regulations and regulatory processes.
  • Examines, measures, inspects, or tests defective parts for conformance to engineering design drawings or blueprint specifications, using precision measuring and testing instruments, devices, and equipment.
  • Analyze and write production discrepancies, disposition with production and design knowledge and repair methods.
  • Function as an engineering liaison member to resolve engineering problems with other departments.
  • Check drawings and suggest changes, and complete ECN/DCNs.
  • Complete assigned administrative tasks.

What You Bring to the Team (Requirements):

  • 1-2 years relevant experience or education
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Specialty Aerospace or closely related discipline.
  • Fundamental understanding of basic electrical engineering principles and design standards.
  • Ability to follow prescribed processes, specifications, and guidelines.
  • Work well independently and in a team with a positive attitude & professional presence.
  • Strong knowledge of computer-aided design tools.
  • Strong electrical design aptitude and capability.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Above-average analytical and problem-solving skills, high level of accuracy, and attention to detail.
  • Must be dependable with a perfect attendance and punctuality record.
  • Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the US without sponsorship now or in the future

Highly Desirable:

  • A passion for the field of Aviation
  • Previous aerospace experience preferred
  • Certification Program Experience
  • Experience with composite materials preferred
  • SolidWorks Experience
  • AutoCAD Experience

Benefits Include:

  • Company Provided Paid Time Off
  • Seven Paid Holidays
  • 100% paid health, vision, and dental benefits for employees
  • 401K retirement plan with 3% matching program
  • Pay Increases Based on Performance
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Friendly team environment
  • Fun company events!
  • Live and work in Beautiful Bend, Oregon: