Planned Systems International

ECAD Designer

Location US-MD-Aberdeen
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/12/2024 1:46 PM)
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The candidate shall support the Electrical Engineering Branch at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD. This branch supports the U.S. Army by interpreting user defined or conceptual design requirements to create a prototype and adapt/integrate it into existing military automotive platforms. The branch needs expertise in the use of Electrical Computer-Aided Design (ECAD) applications to assist in the design and development of military prototypes. 

Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities

  • Create schematics using 2D design ECAD software. Convert and render schematics into 3D designs using ECAD software.         
  • Suggest and implement improvements in design methods and procedures using ECAD software to document electrical design.
  • Ability to communicate and work in an integrated team of Electrical Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, CAD designers, electrical integrators and technicians throughout the design, build, test and fielding process.
  • Assist in cataloging designs and maintaining the ECAD library.

Minimum Requirements

  • Expertise in the use of ECAD applications (Preferably PTC Creo Schematics and PTC Creo Parametric with Piping and Cabling Extension (PCX)) for 2D schematic and 3D parametric design. Understanding of other applications such as AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Altium, etc. are helpful as well.
  • Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance.

Desired Qualifications

  • Associate Degree (desired but not required).
  • PTC Creo Harness Manufacturing Extension (HMS) and Windchill PLM for electrical design and documentation.
  • Automotive industry experience is a plus.
  • Military experience is a plus.

Company Benefits

PSI offers full-time, benefits eligible employees a competitive total compensation package that includes paid leave, and options for employer sponsored group medical, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, AD&D coverage, legal services, identity theft, and accident insurance. Flexible spending account and health saving account options offer pre-tax savings for qualified medical, dental, and vision expenses. The company sponsored 401(k) retirement plan has an employer contribution match that is immediately vested. We invest in the professional growth of our employees through professional courses, certifications, and tuition reimbursement programs.

EEO Commitment

It is company policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, and termination, are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities will be provided. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Human Resources by emailing, or by dialing 703-575-8400.


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