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Safety & Reliability Engineer (2019-120) 

About the Organization Astronics Corporation (Nasdaq: ATRO) serves the world's aerospace, defense, and other mission critical industries with proven, innovative technology solutions. Astronics works side-by-side with customers, integrating its array of power, connectivity, lighting, structures, interiors, and test technologies to solve complex challenges. For 50 years, Astronics has delivered creative, customer-focused solutions with exceptional responsiveness. Today, global airframe manufacturers, airlines, military branches, completion centers, and Fortune 500 companies rely on the collaborative spirit and innovation of Astronics.

We offer our breadth of technology solutions and services through 11 subsidiary business units and numerous award-winning product brands. Serving our customers is our first priority, and every day we honor this mission with quality, partnership, and energetic global vision.

Astronics Subsidiary AES  
Location Kirkland, WA  


Safety, Reliability Engineer performs reliability engineering assignments in support of contracted programs Bid and Proposals and Internal Research and Development activities. Participates in activities to obtain new and follow-on business. Requires high degree of creative ability, engineering skill and independent judgment.


  • Apply Reliability and Maintainability (R & M) principals and techniques to support the development and production of aerospace electronic assemblies.
  • Develop R & M program plans, reliability analyses and predictions: Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA); Failure Modes Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA); Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF).
  • Develop System Safety Assessments (SSA), including Fault Tree Analysis (FTA)
  • Coordinate root cause analysis and implement corrective actions.
  • Support operations, quality and Customer Repair and Return (CRR) with engineering troubleshooting of identified failure trend data.
  • Participate in design reviews and other presentations, including preparation of materials.
  • Communicate promptly and effectively with internal and external customers to clarify and resolve R & M issues
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Aerospace Engineering and three years related experience are required.

Must have electronic LRU, circuit and component level FMEA, Fault Tree, and Reliability prediction experience.

Understanding of electronic circuitry.


Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Electrical or Aerospace Engineering and up to eight years related experience.


Must be a US Person (under ITAR rules) to be eligible.

An offer of employment is contingent on successfully passing a drug test and background check, and applicants who do not successfully pass both the drug test and background check will not be considered for employment.


Astronics AES is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please e-mail or call: 425-881-1700. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

Position Requirements  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Travel Requirements  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.  

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