• Avionics Wire Harness Manufacturing Engineer

    Job Locations US-CA-Mojave
    Req No.
    2019-5271
    Category
    Engineering
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Classification
    Exempt
  • Who we are

    The Spaceship Company (TSC) is an affiliate of Virgin Galactic as a space-system manufacturing organization. Headquartered at Mojave Air and Space Port in Mojave, California, it is building and testing a fleet of WhiteKnightTwo carrier aircraft and SpaceShipTwo reusable spaceships that, together, form Virgin Galactic’s human spaceflight system. Like many Virgin companies across the world, its team of over 350 talented and dedicated engineers, technicians and professionals are drawn together by a willingness to disrupt and challenge the status quo and deliver innovative aerospace solutions to our customers’ needs. TSC’s extensive capabilities encompass preliminary vehicle design and analysis, manufacturing, ground testing, flight testing and post-delivery support.

     

    Our Values
    TSC and the greater Virgin Organization have a relaxed and informal culture that encourages individuality and innovation.  You will be motivated, enterprising and enthusiastic.  Company culture is such that you need to be able to “check your ego at the door”, be a self-starter and possess a sense of humility.  You will work well under pressure and thrive on being given challenges and responsibility.  You will communicate clearly and be confident and persuasive. You will have a high level of integrity and understand the need of complete confidentiality.

     

    Who You Are

    TSC is seeking an experienced and talented Avionics Wire Harness Design Engineer to join our Avionics team. The scope of the avionics engineering team includes: flight avionics hardware; wire harnesses; LRU design, & instrumentation. The ideal candidate will have at least 4 years of experience working with electrical harness design & vehicle integration.

     

     

    Your Mission

    • Produce wire harness assembly (formboard) drawings
    • Produce wire harness manufacturing instructions
    • Produce wire harness termination drawings
    • Produce wire harness installation instructions

     

    What you bring

    • Strong understanding of wire harness manufacturing process and formboard drawings
    • Strong understanding of electrical schematics & termination drawings
    • Experience working with electrical designers during schematic creation
    • Experience integrating wire harnesses in vehicle
    • Extensive knowledge of aircraft-type wiring and components such as connectors, backshells, conduits, relays, switches, terminal junction system components, etc.
    • Catia V5 Electrical Workbench is a plus
    • Experience with Mentor Graphics is a plus
    • Experience with composites is a plus

     

     

    ITAR Requirements

    To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR §120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

     

    The Spaceship Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with The Spaceship Company is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

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