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Raytheon Technologies Electro-Mechanical Designer - Assistant Tech in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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United States of America


HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE

, Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies– Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems – we’re driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.

Our Avionics team advances aviation electronics and information management solutions for commercial and military customers across the world. That means we’re helping passengers reach their destination safely. We’re connecting aircraft operators, airports, rail and critical infrastructure with intelligent data service solutions that keep passengers, flight crews and militaries connected and informed. And we’re providing industry-leading fire protection and safety systems that our customers can count on when it matters most. Are you ready to learn from the most knowledgeable experts in the industry, develop the technologies of tomorrow and reach new heights in your career? Join our Avionics team today.

Collins Aerospace makes modern flight possible. Of course, that wouldn’t be possible without the capabilities and technologies of our organization, as well as our engineers – a highly skilled, accomplished network that spans more than 180 sites, 24 countries and 6 Strategic Business Units (SBUs).

This position is for an Electro-Mechanical Designer who performs a wide variety of technical tasks under immediate supervision. Typical tasks include creating and revising sheet metal, machined, or additive manufacturing fabrication parts as well as the documentation of cable assemblies, circuit board profiles, and other various electro-mechanical assemblies. Tasks will require knowledge of engineering techniques and mechanical design theory to create parametric computer aided models to determine design solutions for electro-mechanical equipment and systems. Employee will assist in the modifications of engineering design prototypes and/or first article electronic equipment in preparation for production design release of product. Employee will also assist in the creation of design documentation and release of documentation into the enterprise business systems.

Primary Responsibilities:

Under immediate supervision: Performs a variety of technical tasks which require substantial understanding of technical engineering techniques to create precision mechanical or electrical design layouts per verbal instructions, sketches, or existing hardware or engineering models. Instructions may originate from both mechanical and/or electrical engineering and other technical support personnel.

Performs the preparation of required records for the release of design data and design documentation into the company Product Data Management (PDM) system.

May assist engineering in determining and employing proper specifications for materials, finishes and processes, connectors or other electrical components, etc. during the design process.

Applies company, industry and contractual standards during the preparation of hardware design and documentation.

Completes the preparation of the necessary technical documentation for the release of hardware design data into the company documentation control system.

Assists engineering in the preparation of data & documentation during the revision of released artifacts in the document control system.

Maintains an awareness of contractually controlled company design and documentation requirements building knowledge in supporting the completion of assigned tasks.

Has an intermediate understanding of the CAD and data management tools to enable completion of design tasks.

May provide validation of change definition artifacts for revisions to existing design and drawing/documentation.

May provide validation of revision capture definition into formal design and documentation data in accordance with defined change requirements.

Basic Qualifications:

This position requires an HS Diploma or AA/AS degree (or other 2-year post high school training) with less than 2 years of relevant experience.

In the absence of a HS diploma, GED or AA/AS degree, 2 years of relevant experience is required.

Classroom or industry experience with 3D CAD software packages (NX, Creo, Solidworks, CATIA, Autodesk Inventor, etc.) is required. Candidate should have a basic understanding of typical fabrication practices.

Must be a U.S. Person/Permanent Resident “Green Card” holder

Preferred Qualifications:​

Experience with Siemens NX is preferred.

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 possibility. 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.

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