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Sr. Electrical & Wiring Engineer

Apply Now Job ID 5081001003 Date posted 04/14/2022

Supernal is at the forefront of creating emerging mobility solutions that will foster the development of human-centered cities. We are designing a completely new electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft tailored to the mobility needs of future cities. This allows passengers a seamless intermodal journey that safely transports them to their final destination. We fuse research in autonomy, robotics, aviation and services to define a new category of mobility for the world’s communities. We believe in creative thinking and collaboration to help build a better mobility experience for everyone, improving people’s ability to move – whether for work or play.

What we do:

The Electrical and Wiring Engineer is responsible for supporting the design, analysis, implementation and testing of the low voltage electrical distribution system for the aircraft while ensuring that the projects are completed safely in accordance with all design, operational and schedule requirements.

What you can do:

  • Perform Power System Analysis and Modeling as needed
  • Develop a Power Budget for the Entire Aircraft
  • Perform Voltage Drop Analysis for DC Power Network
  • Design Safety-Critical DC Power Distribution System for Aircraft
  • Apply Knowledge of Why and How to use Fuses and Breakers
  • Assist with Selection of Wire Types and Sizes and other Components
  • Support electrical architecture development and wiring diagrams for the battery management and related electrical system
  • Work with the design team to allocate position and space for Electronic and Electro-mechanical assemblies including wiring
  • Selection and specification of electro-mechanical components such as connection systems, fuses, wiring, contactors, flex cables, ICBs, etc
  • Perform component and architecture trade studies to establish efficient system solutions
  • Document and present trade studies, analyses, test results, status, etc. to the team
  • Generate design and interface documentation
  • Integrate, test, troubleshoot, and verify hardware

What you can contribute:

  • B.S. in electrical engineering or relevant engineering field
  • A minimum of 5 years' related experience in an equivalent role (an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered)
  • Experience with 28VDC essential aircraft electrical systems having multiple different modes of flight, including vertical lift
  • Experienced in team leadership and project management
  • Experience with Fly-By-Wire aircraft systems
  • Experience with aircraft checkout and flight testing
  • Familiarity with FAA part 23/25/27/29 or other certification experience
  • Familiarity with Electric Motors and Motor Control
  • Experience with Fly-By-Wire aircraft systems

You may also be able to contribute:

  • M.S in electrical engineering or relevant engineering field
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proactive delivery of communication and follow up
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Must have the ability to independently prioritize and accomplish work within time constraints

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request to be provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation at: ta-support@supernal.aero

This position may include access to certain technology and/or software source code, that will be subject to U.S. export control laws. If an export license or other export control authorization is required in connection with your employment, your employment is contingent upon Supernal’s receipt of such license or authorization and approvals and your continued compliance with all conditions and limitations contained in such license or authorization.

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