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Electrical Engineer  


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Extant Aerospace is looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer in Melbourne, Florida.

Extant Aerospace specializes in obsolescence management of older electronic and avionics products ensuring continued sustainment of the product lifecycle.

Responsible for supporting the continued operation of older electrical/electronic designs and the Extant design process by

  • Evaluating new components for form, fit, function equivalency to obsolete components
  • Circuit design, including schematic capture and PCB layout
  • Designing interposer solutions for functionally equivalent parts that do not have the same fit
  • Creating project plans, statements of work, product specifications, verificatoin and validation test plans, and technical drawings for design projects when a re-design of an electrical assembly is required to support obsolescence
  • Overseeing design reviews (PDR/CDR) and authoring all required documents
  • Providing technical expertise to production and repair departments to help trouble-shoot manufacturing and field issues
  • Supporting AS-9100 Process Audits

Assignments may include both engineering development and production/repair support roles, which will require a broad knowledge of technical expertise as well as detailed product knowledge in order to safely and efficiently perform formal problem root cause analysis, perform corrective action planning and execution, and identify facility/test equipment needs.

Work is performed with minimal supervision guided by policies and procedures. There is considerable latitude in making decisions which may have relatively significant impact on the program/project. Clear and concise presentation of technical data at meetings and design reviews to peers, management, and customers will be required. May also function in project leadership role on moderately sized projects or report to more senior leaders on large projects.


To succeed in this role, candidate will need the ability to analyze existing electrical/electronic designs and determine operational characteristics in effort to identify and select replacement components

Candidate must be able to perform troubleshooting diagnosis of components, subassemblies, and test equipment. Candidate must be able to communicate work products through written reports and oral presentations.

Candidate should have industry experience designing electrical and electronic circuits with some PCB layout experience.

Desired Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree required, preferablyin electrical engineering or other technical discipline plus 8 or more years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Broad knowledge of electrical/electronic design
  • Hands-on experience troubleshooting components, electrical assemblies, and test equipment.
  • Skilled at performing system integration and test.
  • Schematic capture and circuit board layout utilizing electrical CAD applications, i.e., Mentor Graphics, Altium, etc.
  • Experience in mechanical CAD applications a plus, i.e., SolidWorks, AutoCAD, etc.
  • Software / Firmware / PLD experience is a plus
  • RF experience is a plus
  • Military systems design experience requiring compliance with specifications such as MIL-STD-704 and MIL-STD-461 is a plus
  • ITC Jurisdiction and Classification is a plus

Other Attributes

  • Possess excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, work effectively within all levels of the organization and in team environments - communicate clearly.
  • Possess familiarity with high reliability electrical, printed circuit board, and wiring harness assessment standards.
  • Develop products through creative design, analysis, fabrication, and test
  • Author and review engineering documentation, i.e., product specifications, test specifications, design reviews, etc.
  • Ownership of design projects from conceptualization through production release
  • Works independently with minimalsupervision

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Open Date 9/22/2022  
About the Organization Are you looking for a career that allows big business ability, and small business agility? A company with a family like feel, where you will truly love your job? Look no further! Extant Aerospace is located in sunny Melbourne, Florida, just minutes from the beaches, Kennedy Space Center, and Port Canaveral. Extant manufactures and supplies complex electronic assemblies to the DoD and international customers for military and commercial applications. Extant also provides licensing and obsolescence management services for legacy electronics systems. Extant is growing in the exciting field of commercial aviation and aerospace, and is looking for experienced personnel to help guide us to success! For additional information, please visit our website at  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

To conform to U.S. export control regulations, requirements of this position include being authorized to work in the U.S., and a U.S. person. Certain positions may require eligibility for a U.S. Government security clearance.  
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