Electrical Engineer (1943 views)

Houghton, MI
March 25, 2019

Calling all Electrical Engineers to join the exciting and innovative Orbion Space Technology team in our Houghton, Michigan headquarters.


COMPENSATION/BENEFITS. Enjoy a starting salary of $120,000 – $140,000 annually based on your knowledge and experience. In addition to the thrill of making monumental changes to the aerospace industry, employees enjoy a flexible work schedule, health insurance, prescription drug coverage, paid time off (vacation, paid holidays, sick days), contribution matching retirement plan, and employee stock ownership. Relocation assistance available.



  • Work alongside Orbion’s world-class power electronics team to direct and execute production of the Aurora electric propulsion power system.
  • Manage technical progress and cost; interface with others to understand and develop resolution to program technical issues.
  • Work directly with suppliers and test facilities.
  • Perform detailed circuit analyses, simulations, and worst-case analyses.
  • Perform feasibility studies, trade studies, and proof of concept work.
  • Develop and execute acceptance and qualification test plans for flight systems.
  • Interpret circuit diagrams, create schematics, debug circuits, oversee circuit board layout.
  • Develop process improvements and provide training/mentoring to other engineers.



We are looking for professionals with keen industry knowledge and experience. Strong candidates for this position possess the following:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or directly related degree required; Master’s degree a bonus.
  • 5 years’ experience with aerospace electronics.
  • Previous spacecraft avionics experience and knowledge of electrical power systems is strongly preferred.
  • An ability to collaborate in a team setting as well be an active individual contributor.
  • Willingness to travel on occasion (10%).


INTERESTED? Apply online below.

We look forward to learning more about you!


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