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Electrical Engineer

Butler Aerospace & Defense New Brighton Full-Time
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Electrical Engineer

Location: New Brighton, MN

6 month contract

Executing and supporting electrical design of assigned projects. Perform duties under the direction of Lead Engineer or Sr. Engineer with high degree of supervision, ensuring that projects are completed on schedule, within budget, to specifications and without compromise to quality.

• Responsible for supporting electrical design of instrumentation and data acquisition systems, controls for pneumatic and fluid systems and related power systems.
• Engineering analysis, design and verification 
• Team oriented, completing assigned tasks with supervision and in accordance with schedule and budget requirements
• Providing ongoing feedback to project lead, other departments (mechanical, software,…) and engineering management on deliverables
• Verify design criteria, ensuring that product designs are produced in accordance with company design and quality standards and practices as well as customer specifications and participate in internal and external design reviews
• Ensure cost effective electrical designs in compliance with regulations, specified technical and contractual requirements
• Acquire ongoing knowledge necessary to perform job assignments and to improve technology, products and processes
• Product support through design, manufacturing, installation, and commissioning, with travel as required to worldwide sites
• Support existing customers on equipment and services (may include after-hours effort)
• 30% or less travel both international and domestic 
• Other duties as assigned

• Highly organized, self-starting, team oriented
• Strong analytical skills, including Functional analysis, FMEA Risk analysis
• Clear and effective written and oral communication with co-workers, management, manufacturers and customers
• AutoCAD familiarity 
• Proficient with Microsoft Office - Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Design of:
o data acquisition and control systems
o power distribution and grounding systems
o Jet engine control and wiring interfaces
o P&ID for fluid power and pneumatics
o Instrumentation specification and application
o PLC design, implementation, and ladder logic
• Regulatory experience with FM, NFPA, CE, ATEX is a plus
• Aeronautical/Jet engine experience a plus
• A four year Electrical Engineering Degree from an accredited institution
• Zero to two years of Electrical Engineering experience


Butler America Aerospace, LLC. is proud to provide an equal opportunity workplace and be an affirmative action employer. Consider Butler because we are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We recognize that we thrive on diversity for the benefit of our employees, our customers, and the communities where we are located. Employment with Butler America Aerospace, LLC. is governed on the basis of qualifications and competence without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.


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