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Sr Electrical Engineer 1

Company: Ultra
Location: Columbia
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

The Ultra Engineering function manages a portfolio of specialist capabilities, generating highly differentiated solutions and products by applying electronic, mechanical, and software technologies in demanding and critical environments to meet customer needs.
This role is responsible for the creation of printed circuit boards via Electrical Computer Aided Design (ECAD). Some of the functions involve schematic circuit, library parts creation, board layout, and Bill of Material creation. This position directly supports the requirements for configuration management control by implementing Ultra Maritime's standards and procedures on all new creation as well as engineering change and maintenance work.
The Electrical and Electronic engineering function in Ultra supports the hardware development lifecycle consisting of requirements analysis, design, implementation, test and verification in order to deliver electronic or electrical components and subassemblies into projects and products.
A professional at this grade applies technical / professional knowledge, making independent judgements based on practice and significant previous experience to support decision making. Often seen as a referral point or more senior team member to escalate more complex problems. Roles will act independently with minimal guidance and may act as project managers/formal mentors for junior staff.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare detailed designs and documentation for the creation of schematics, parts and layouts of circuit card assemblies using printed circuit board design software.
  • Create and review Engineering Change Requests to verify accuracy, thoroughness, and effect of change to all products.
  • Input or change bill of materials in the standard company enterprise resource planning tool (ERP) and/or Microsoft Excel.
  • Participate in the preparation and validation of the technical data package needed to support engineering development, manufacturing, testing, and high-volume production activities.
  • Implement Ultra Maritime's standards and procedures to support drawings, bills of materials, processing engineering change notices with sufficient technical and precision to document engineering concepts and new product designs.
  • Review final documents, checking schematic, board layout, and materials to be used.
  • Participate in engineering design reviews.
  • Assures documents and ECAD files are maintained under proper configuration control.
  • Communicate with tooling, QA, engineering and manufacturing supporting new and revised designs.
  • Responsible for staying in compliance with EEO, ADA and all other applicable governmental requirements the company is required to be in compliance with.
  • All staff is required to take reasonable care for their own health and safety by adhering to established safety policies and procedures, to not willfully place at risk the health or safety of any individual and to wear personal protective equipment as specified in work instructions.
  • Perform all other duties as required, requested or needed. Required Skills:
    • Must be a US Citizen
    • Four years technical training with 5+ years experience in ECAD environment using PCB design software or Two years technical training with 9+ years experience in ECAD environment using PCB design software
    • Must currently hold or have ability to obtain a US Government security clearance. Security clearances are granted to U.S. citizens.
      • Understanding of Configuration Management principles
      • Excellent communication skills
      • Experience with Altium or similar tools
      • Familiarity with circuit simulation tools
      • Some programming experience, preferably in Visual Basic
        We offer medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, health savings accounts, paid time off, and a 401(k) plan with a Company match.
        This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and for inquiring about, discussing or disclosing compensation. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
        Reasonable accommodation statement: if you need an accommodation for any part of the application process, please email

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