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Raytheon Technologies Test Equipment Design - Electrical Engineer in Rockford, Illinois

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United States of America


A01: Rockford - Aerospace 4747 Harrison Avenue, Rockford, IL, 61125 USA

The primary roles and responsibilities include the design, development of electrical test equipment utilized in the testing of commercial and military Aerospace products.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and facilitates the fabrication, modification, selection, and evaluation of electrical subsystems, apparatus, and instrumentation & control components for use in test equipment and test processes.

  • Works as part of a cross-functional engineering team ensuring work is completed on-time, within quality standards, per specifications and contracts, and within budget constraints.

  • Documents schematics, wiring diagrams, and specifications to build and install test stands, test equipment, test support equipment, and facilities infrastructure.

  • Researches, analyzes, evaluates, and qualifies new or improved components, subsystems, processes, and designs.

  • Plans, programs, integrates, validates, and updates test equipment data acquisition hardware and application software.

  • Additionally, it is highly desired that candidates for this position are proficient with NI Labview Software, for the creation and maintenance of automated control software for designed electrical test equipment.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of prior relevant experience OR

  • In absence of a degree, 6 years of relevant experience is required

  • Engineering/Other Technical Positions: Bachelor’s degree (typically in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)) and a minimum of 2 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulation

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • This position is considered safety sensitive in accordance with NASA Guidelines. Candidate will be in drug pool.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Electrical control circuit design and review experience

  • Schematic creation using Cadence, Visio or Siemens NX

  • Data acquisition system design and troubleshooting experience

  • Qualification testing experience preferred - EMI, Vacuum, Thermal, Corona, Shock, Vibration, Environmental

  • Instrumentation knowledge and experience - Torque, Flow, Temperature, Pressure, Voltage, Current, Load, etc.

  • National Instrument hardware familiarity preferred

  • National Instrument LabView programming experience is a plus

  • PLC controller and programming language familiarity is a plus

  • Familiarity with hydraulics, pneumatics, air compressors, motors, etc.

  • Ability to work with in-house or out of house labor for the build and checkout of test equipment

  • CAN Bus, RS232, 429 experience is a plus

  • Aerospace industry experience is preferred

    Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you’ll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal

  • Ovia Health, fertility and family planning

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions

  • Redbrick - Incentives for a Healthy You

  • Autism Benefit

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Best Doctors, second opinion program

  • And more!

    Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


    ● Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

    ● Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

    At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibilities. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

    Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

    Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.