Harness Design Engineer

Sterling Heights, MI

Posted: 07/19/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Industry: Defense/Government Job Number: 23-00667

Job Description

Primary Tasks:
  • Designing electrical wiring harnesses to include component selection for connectors, backshells, sleeving, braiding, sealants, boots, transitions, etc.
  • Determining harness layout through vehicle and branch points for multi-branch harnesses
  • Designing to environmental requirements for temperature, shock, vibration, submergence and exposure to harsh chemicals
  • Designing harnesses in Capital Harness System (CHS) (aka Mentor Graphics) software, working specifically in Harness XC, Capital Logic and Capital Topology

Secondary Tasks:
  • Working with CAD draftsman to route harnesses in 3D CAD tools (Pro-E and/or NX)
  • Working with CAD draftsman to develop released drawings for harnesses, electrical installations, wiring diagrams, etc.
  • Working with systems engineers to define whole vehicle pin-level interconnect
  • Working with physical architects to define harness routing channels, space claims
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Computer Engineering or equivalent with a minimum of 7 years of relevant post graduate work requried.
  • Ability to balance cost/schedule/technical priorities.
  • Occasional overtime and weekend hours may be required to complete critical tasks.
  • Experience with Microsoft Visio desirable.
  • Experience with Capital Harness System (CHS) (aka Mentor Graphics) software, specifically in Harness XC, Capital Logic and Capital Topology is desirable.
  • Experience with Pro-E Creo desirable.
  • Experience with NX desirable.
  • Basic proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to use Engineering Development and Test Tools.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with interdisciplinary teams.
  • Strong multi-tasking skills.
  • Strong record keeping skills.
  • Must be able to obtain a security clearance if necessary.

This assignment is a US Government Contract which requires all applicants to be US Citizens.

No third-party applicants will be considered. If you are a third party contracting company, please do not respond to this position.

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