Electrical Engineer

Date: Jan 27, 2024

Location: Urbana, IL, US, 61802

Company: FlightSafety International



FRASCA, a FlightSafety International company, designs and manufactures simulation technology and components that increase pilot safety. Based in Illinois, FRASCA consistently delivers exceptional quality products for flight academies, universities, and military organizations worldwide. FRASCA produces a range of high-fidelity, competitively priced fixed wing and rotary simulation equipment designed to prepare every pilot for real-world mission scenarios. Over 3000 FRASCA simulators have been delivered worldwide. 


Electrical Engineer

At Frasca International, a FlightSafety company, we design and build innovative flight simulators, providing pilots with safe helicopter and airplane training experience.

Frasca is hiring for a full-time Electrical Engineer to design and support a wide variety of systems such as control loading, embedded I/O controllers, printed circuit board design and other electrical interfaces.
Primary responsibilities include:

• Designing the layout, testing and implementing printed circuit board solutions
• Programming and interfacing microcontrollers
• Creating electronic circuit solutions for instrumentation interfaces
• Troubleshooting existing PCA designs
• Sourcing new and replacement electrical components (board level)


Secondary responsibilities include:
• Designing electrical system schematics, wiring diagrams, and harness assemblies
• Designing power distribution system and electronics cabinets
• Creating documentation for assembly of simulator components
The ideal candidate will have an equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, plus the following skills/experience:
• Digital and analog circuit design
• Microcontroller programming and interfaces (Microchip)
• Schematic design and PCB layout
• Software skills (C/C++, assembly)
• CAD programs (Altium, SolidWorks, Zuken E3, or equivalent programs)
• 3+ years' experience in Electrical Engineering


The following skills are desired but not required:
• Electric motor and controller integration (BLDC)
• Cable harness design
• Familiarity with aircraft avionics

This position is required to work on-site at Frasca's Urbana, Illinois facility.


FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Nearest Major Market: Champaign
Nearest Secondary Market: Urbana