Electrical Design Engineer I in Kent, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 7/22/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Kent, WA
  • Duration:
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $80000.0 - $90000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

Electrical Design Engineer I - Direct Hire!

Kent, WA


Utilize knowledge of industry standard cable assembly design and manufacturing practices to develop and maintain cable assembly designs in accordance with company requirements and customer specifications.


  • Interpret customer requirements, specifications and workmanship standards to develop cable assembly designs when requested by customers
  • Responsible for creating 2D drawings including cable assembly layouts, schematics and/or wiring diagrams and Bill of Materials
  • Select appropriate components (interconnects and wire) based on customer interface, specifications, and regulatory requirements
  • Will be required to design cable assemblies from information from customer's 3D CAD models
  • Act as external liaison working at customer's site. Coordinate customer technical activities with internal company sales personnel and Manufacturing & Product engineers
  • Process Engineering Change Documents and drawing updates when necessary to provide resolutions to customer design changes, drawing corrections and enhancements
  • Coordinate with company Product Engineering personnel to ensure technical assessment is completed for each design project that company is manufacturing
  • Provide support to company production engineers and process engineers for cable assembly designs in production
  • Provide customer technical contacts with onsite technical support involving industry standards, military specifications, design assistance, company production capabilities and material requirements


  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in an aerospace cable assembly design environment required
  • Proficient with AutoCAD, CATIA, Solid WORKS and/or Pro E
  • Must be proficient in MS Excel
  • Experience with Electrical Design of Commercial Aerospace Wiring Harness Design
  • Must have knowledge of commercial aerospace regulatory requirements and general design requirements for aircraft wiring
  • Must have understanding of components, processes, equipment, standards and terminology used in Aerospace cable assembly design
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of personnel, including customers is a must
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, ambiguous, and rapidly changing environment.
  • Thorough ability to read and interpret requirements documentation from a wide variety of customers
  • Ability and willingness to travel by air and auto throughout the USA and worldwide via Air (possess a Valid passport)


  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, B.S. Mechanical Engineering, B.S. Manufacturing Engineering, B.S. Industrial Engineering

Please Note: This position is urgent and will be filled quickly.  Must be legally authorized to work in the USA.  Direct inquiries only (no 3rd party submittals) at this time, please. Thank You.  

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.