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PCB Designer

PCB Designer

McLeansville, NC 

Contract Position


This position is supporting the next generation in developing mission critical systems for our national defense. You would be a part of creating the most effective and state of the art technologies for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance supporting the Army, Navy, Air Force, Special Forces, and other Federal Government agencies working with our military.

If you are interested in meaningful work on the newest innovations in defense,

we invite you to join our team!


Perform detailed design and documentation of mechanical components or subsystems
Manage own design sub-tasks in support of the duties within the project assigned
Contribute to design and documentation of semi-complex mechanical components as active member of project team
Produce two-dimensional (2D) or three-dimensional (3D) CAD work product output for fabrication and assembly
Generate mechanical designs considering material requirements and functional characteristics
Generate and check semi-complex to complex drawings
Perform tolerance analysis studies as required
Create new and/or revise existing drawings using Computer Aided Design (CAD) software, and bills of material for our products
Determine scaling; insert necessary reference planes, centering and dimension lines, hidden line interpolations, and sectioning; prepares specifications for parts, assemblies, and installations.
Prepare complete production detail drawings; contribute design modifications to improve quality of product or facilitate manufacturing operations
Check drawings versus the project input for correctness and conformance to standard engineering drafting practices and standards
Work with engineers regarding model accuracy, design, drafting standards and ECN/ECR documentation
Create Engineering Change Notices detailing the necessary changes to released designs, updates drawings/models/BOMs as needed, and routes change requests through the approval process
Create and revise documentation detailing assembly and/or testing
May work with system management including file maintenance, backup and storage
Write technical documents, test procedures, installation procedures, and process documents
Conduct research to make recommendations to management for new vendors, products or technical specifications
Work on complex assignments requiring independent action and a high degree of initiative to resolve issues
Make recommendations for new procedures
Work within project plans
Research and interface with vendors on products that meet job design requirements
Use the Engineering Change database to implement changes in a design document to cut costs where needed and record changes that are needed to improve on a product
Work as individual technical contributor or as part of development team
Provide work leadership to drafters
Manage small team of drafters
Assist engineers in the design and development of complex and detailed layouts of printed circuit boards
Participate in developing designs of new or modified high-density printed circuit boards
May define design standards and configurations
Work from preliminary schematics, part lists, and basic description of the board function, configuration, and arrangement as defined by engineering
Instruct drafter in the completion of drawings and specifications
May perform the checking of design layouts and detailed drawings


Associate's Degree or equivalent is required combiend with 7 + years of relevant work experience. 
Demonstrated knowledge source in the use of the strategic CAD and file management tools
Demonstrated knowledge in the use of current strategic CAD tools (Mentor Graphics)
A minimum of seven years of experience in PCB design
Experience using Mentor Graphics
Expedition/xDM tool suite a must.
Experience with a parts request system and library management practices
Experience with and understanding of the ECAD/PCB layout design processes
Knowledge of one or more tools from the Mentor Graphics suite (xDM, DMS, Expedition. DXdatabook, PADS, BoardStation).
Knowledge of PCB/CCA fabrication and board manufacturing processes
Knowledge of MIL specs and standards related to library development
Knowledge of ECAD library management practices and ECAD Library development principles to minimize design risks and hazards
Understanding of IPC-7351 standard land patterns and/or other footprint calculation methods and standards or automation development tool such as PCB Library Expert.
Effective communication skills and ability to work with and take directions from Functional Management, Component Engineers, Sr. ECAD Engineers, Product Development Engineer, ECAD/PCB Design Layout Engineers and varying levels of related engineering disciplines
Ability to produce and evaluate high quality deliverables as well as receive feedback from peers for improvements to work quality on a regular basis
Ability to interpret component manufacturer’s datasheets including electrical, functional and mechanical data
Strong written and verbal communication skills using daily tools such as MSOffice as well as variety of communication methodologies including Email, telephone, instant messaging and video conferencing
Knowledge of operating system concepts and implementations as well as networked services including collaboration tools and documentation collections
Ability to navigate multiple complex specifications, processes and tools.
Ability to effectively multi-task and shift from one task to another as priorities dictate
Self-starter that is comfortable with and knows when to ask questions or ask for help
Open to new ideas and can serve as a champion for change and acts to support change when directed from management
Job Number: ID 2023-18546
Job Location: McLeansville, NC
Input Date: 05/12/2023
Attention: Brentley Sisk
Address: 7500 S MEMORIAL PKWY STE 215-R
City, State: HUNTSVILLE, AL 35802
Phone: 256/880-0446
Fax Phone: 256/880-0936

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