Principal Design Engineer - Avionics Electrical

  • Job Reference: N6030-485S
  • Date Posted: 17 July 2017
  • Location: Christchurch
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering, Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Sue Allen
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01252 710215

Job Description

Principal Design Engineer - Avionics Electrical


Our client located in Christchurch are looking for an Avionics Design Engineer.  Reporting to the Chief Engineer Design and the Design Airworthiness Manager, you will be fully involved with designing avionic and electrical modifications to these special mission aircraft and their role equipment.  You will also be responsible for certification activities.


As Senior Avionics Design Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include: 

Avionics and Electrical signatory

Sound knowledge of avionics integration

Strong teamwork skills and a track record of delivering to a programme

Sound knowledge of regulatory requirements related to design

A UK Passport holder able to attain UK Security Clearance (SC)

HND / foundation degree or equivalent, degree in aeronautical or electrical and electronic engineering or equivalent

EMC/HIRF Experience would be advantageous

Special Mission experience would be beneficial 


As Senior Avionics Design Engineer your responsibilities will include: 

Taking ownership for the total avionic design elements of a task or project

Liaising with customer, interfacing sections, departments as briefed

Instigating and attending design review meetings, plus attending planning meetings and contract progress meetings as required

Supervising and motivating staff assigned to the task or project, with particular reference to compliance with all procedures and standards

Liaising with equipment suppliers and sub-contractors

Compliance Verification as part of the certification programme


Principal Design Engineer - Avionics Electrical

Location:  Christchurch, Dorset

Salary:  negotiable