The dream of flying has always been a human fascination, evoking emotions and the sense of freedom. Modern business aviation attracts people who share that passion. People from all over the world converge at Jet Aviation, creating a unique cultural mix. They combine their competencies and skills with one common mission: to serve our customers best!
We continuously challenge and develop our employees, for they are our most valuable asset. Jet Aviation as an international company offers numerous possibilities for development and opens reams of professional perspectives.
In order to reinforce the Electrical Engineering team in Basel we are currently recruiting for an
Senior Lead Electrical Engineer

Integrated within the Engineering department (PART 21J), the Senior Lead Electrical Engineer develops complex certifiable technical solutions through the performance of drawings, documents, reports, and testing.

• Perform technical investigation and prepare proposals / quotations based on a set customer requirement defined by Sales
• Perform the assessment of design requirements for a task/project
• Review of aircraft configuration in order to check work scope feasibility, accuracy and completeness
• Works independently on System Design and appropriated Documentation for cabin “Completion” and “Modification” projects
• Selection of Equipment, Components and Material in order to fulfill RTCA DO-160 (Hardware) and DO-178 (Software) requirements
• Development of Electrical Wiring Diagrams (CAD)
• Attention to recognized safety and certification requirements
• Support of production environment (PART 21G and PART 145) as required
• Responsible for objective assignments related to schedule, budget, personnel, resource allocation, employee training and developing specifications for future projects
• Delegate tasks and sub-projects among the project assigned staff about the available manpower capacity, staff skills and tasks constraints
• Leads an engineering team within a project or program
• Electronic/Electrical Engineering degree (preferably Aviation) or equivalent technical degree with at least 7 years of proven experience in the field of Electrical Engineering
• Good knowledge of the Aviation Regulations (EASA and/or FAA) required
• Fluent in English (written and spoken). German or French would be beneficial.
• Demonstrated Leadership. Capability to lead up to fifteen employees is required
• Interpersonal Skills, Negotiation-, Coaching- & mentoring- ability. Very good communication is required
• Proactive, forward thinking, object oriented, and self-motivated team player is required
• Reliability, Analytical-, Creative-, Quality- & Safety- thinking
• Solution-oriented and far-sighted for company interests and goals is required
• Flexibility for working on call-duty
If you are interested in a multicultural, challenging and innovative working environment and your profile matches our requirements, we are looking forward to receiving your online application in English (cover letter, CV).
Jet Aviation AG
Human Resources