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Aircraft Engineer - Avionics Systems / Projects

AIR GROUP BUILDING Primary Location: LOUISVILLE, KY - United States Facility AIR GROUP BUILDING Job ID 219413 Zip Code 40223
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Job Title:  Avionics / Electrical Engineering - Avionics

Department:  Aircraft Engineering

Days:  Monday – Friday                                     

Hours per Week:  45                             Hours:  Varies

Flex Time:  Yes, Flex start time

Rotating Shifts:  No

Travel:  Yes, approximately 5 days/month

Job Freeze:  No

Drug Screen:  Yes, see Testing Requirements below

Work Location:  UPS Air Group, 1400 N. Hurstbourne Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40223

Manager:  Muluken Zeru

Work Environment:  Engineer will work in an office environment with some work being accomplished at aircraft/component maintenance facilities and other locations as required to support project activity and hands-on interface with aircraft/shop maintenance technicians.

Job Summary:  The Avionics Engineer is a position within the UPS Airlines Aircraft Maintenance & Engineering organization. The position provides avionics / electrical engineering support for A300, MD-11, 747, 757 and 767 cargo aircraft and associated components. Additionally the engineer provides project management oversight for aircraft/component repairs/modifications including reliability improvements, cost reduction and regulatory compliance.

Job Description:  The Avionics Aircraft Engineer position requires experience in aircraft avionic / electrical systems, federal regulations, development of repairs/modifications, project planning and project management. Responsibilities include, but not limited to, aircraft/component configuration management, certification approvals, airworthiness directives, data analysis, project development and implementation and oversight of aircraft/component reliability solutions, repairs and modifications. Ideal candidates for the position will possess the following skills: electrical / avionics aptitude, hands-on approach to projects, project management and ability to multitask.

Required Skills:  Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering is required. Three (3) years’ of aviation industry related engineering experience preferred. Applicant should have computer skills including Office and CAD software and the aptitude for hands-on projects.

Additional Skills:  Working knowledge of FAA regulations associated with aircraft avionics and systems installations, component and repairs/alterations.

Interpersonal Skills:  Applicant should possess strong verbal and written communication skills, demonstrate a positive attitude and have the ability to work well with others in a team environment.

Testing Requirements:  The applicant will be tested in accordance with 14 CFR Part 120.107(5) Sub Part E to determine the presence of marijuana, cocaine, opiates (including codeine, heroin-6AM, morphine), phencyclidine (PCP), and amphetamines/methamphetamines (including MDMA, MDEA, MDA) or metabolites of these drugs.

UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law
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