Date Posted
05 Dec 2019

A career with CAES is more than just a job; it is the pathway to a bright future.

Are you searching for a career with a company that offers challenging, diverse projects and opportunities?  Are you looking for a position with a company that is growing and able to offer long-term professional advancement?   Searching for a company that values a friendly work environment and that values YOU? Then look no further!!  Consider Cobham.  #peoplefocusedmissiondriven #everymissionmatters

We are Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (CAES), a technologically advanced electronics company employing more than 3,600 talented makers, thinkers, innovators, and doers nationwide. We build things that solve challenging problems from deep space to the depths of the ocean. We serve customers in spanning defense, aerospace, security, medical, and industrial markets.

Converts customer specifications and/or engineering concepts of moderate complexity to practical design solutions.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Assimilates the schematic, parts list, engineering concept, customer requirements and other data as required to plan a design layout.
  • Designs work requiring creative thinking, in addition to knowledge of basic engineering principles, design practices and manufacturing methods/procedures.
  • Applies basic engineering principles and practices as well as manufacturing materials, methods and equipment to solve a wide variety of detail design problems.
  • Utilizes a familiarity with trade catalogs and vendor products to prescribe and incorporate purchased items.
  • Completes design layouts as required to document engineering and design decisions as well as provide a basis for completion of detail drawings.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of CAD applications, specifically Pro/Engineer (Creo) used for the generation of engineering documents.
  • Provides technical assistance or instruction to lower level drafting personnel.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required (ECR/ECO generation/implementation, Bill of Material generation).
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Must be a US Citizen as this position will require ability to obtain a Department of Defense  Security Clearance
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 3 years of technically related experience
  • 3 years minimum experience with Creo (Pro/Engineer)
  • 3 years minimum experience with AutoCad (2012) or newer
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Associate's Degree in a technical field or its equivalent
  • 5 years of technically related experience
  • 3 years minimum experience with ASME Y-14 Drawing and Dimensioning Standards. Specifically ASME Y 14.100 Engineering Drawing practices and ASME Y-14.5 ASME Y14.5 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T;).
  • 3 years of experience with Solid Works (2107) or newer
  • Electronics packaging for Military/Aerospace applications
  • Experience working in military or defense industry
  • Active Security Clearance
About Us:
Founded in 1934 by aviation innovator Sir Alan Cobham, our values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us to become a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. It's the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you!

If you are authorized to work in the United States, then we encourage you to apply.  We are unable to sponsor work visas.  U.S. Citizenship required for positions requiring a Security Clearance.

Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.

Employment Transparency:
Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.

The EEO is the Law poster is available here and the poster supplement is available here.
The Pay Transparency Policy is available here.

Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (703) 842-2971 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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