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Lead Engineer II - Completions Avionics/Electrical Engineer - Appleton

Date: Jan 13, 2022

Location: Appleton, WI, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Lead Engineer II - Completions Avionics/Electrical Engineer - Appleton in  GAC Appleton

Unique Skills:

This is a Lead Engineer position in the Completions Electrical/Avionics Engineering group. Responsibilities primarily involve providing managerial oversight and technical guidance to an engineering team. The Lead Engineer will oversee and be involved with multiple design installations ensuring the designs meet the electrical load requirements and FAA certification guidelines of the entire interior installation. Engineering design work includes the creation of data using AutoCAD, or Capital HarnessXC, and SmarTeam while employing and maintaining design standards consistent with company standards and accepted design methods. The Lead Engineer may be required to liaison with hangar and shop teams on engineering issues. Duties are executed under the direction of a Group Head to meet the manufacturing schedule. Additional responsibilities are outlined in the job description and as assigned by the Avionics/Electrical Engineering Group Head.



- Strong technical skills with knowledge of electrical engineering prints and their interpretation

- Ability to effectively lead and work with a multi-discipline team of engineers, technicians, certification personnel, etc.




- Flexibility to move quickly from one assignment to the next and the ability to handle multiple issues simultaneously  

- Be a highly motivated, eager to learn and results driven individual

- Knowledge of Capital HarnessXC, Capital Logic and Autocad



Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in engineering, a related curriculum required.or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. 8 years related engineering experience with Bachelors. Master's Degree Experience credit considered for related advance degrees limited to 2 years or Ph.D. Experience credit considered for related advance degrees limited to 4 years. 1 year supervisory or broad managerial responsibility.

Position Purpose:

Executes engineering projects of significant complexity, with predetermined scope by providing direction to a team of engineering employees with diverse skills or multi-disciplines within a single department

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. Exercises mature engineering judgment in determining appropriate actions, defining and planning tasks, and developing technical performance requirements .
  2. Supervises the activities of a team of subordinate employees; contributes to performance reviews, coordinates activities for assigned personnel, establishes and communicates clear performance expectations .
  3. Optimizes technical product quality within cost and schedule requirements .
  4. Independently conceives, plans and conducts research into problem areas of considerable complexity .
  5. Provides technical guidance to ensure quality of product and schedule .
  6. Trains new engineers in methods and procedures .
  7. May be called upon to assist in budget preparation and employee evaluations .

Additional Functions:
  1. Maintains a current knowledge of developments and applications of technical principles, theories, and concepts in assigned field of expertise .

Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:
  1. The level of managerial skills and abilities appropriate for this grade may be established by each discipline.
  2. Assigned to problems of complex scope requiring creativity, foresight, problem solving skills, and analysis of a variety of factors.
  3. Faulty decisions could cause delays in schedules, and inefficient use of resources.
  4. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including strong interpersonal skills.
  5. Interacts frequently with subordinates or external/cross-functional contacts on exchange of technical information.
  6. Supports budget for assigned area.
  7. Has direct employee supervision responsibilities.

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 182543

Category: Engineering

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 02/28/2022 


Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.



Gulfstream does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position, unless the applicant is a currently sponsored Gulfstream employee.


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