PWB Designer
Collins Aerospace
 Rockford, IL

Date Posted:



United States of America


A01: Rockford - Aerospace 4747 Harrison Avenue, Rockford, IL, 61125 USA

Primary Responsibilities

The successful candidate will demonstrate an aptitude for implementation of complex electronic circuits for safety critical applications. Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

  • Layout of Printed Wiring Boards (PWB) with component placement and interconnection of electrical circuits for optimal electrical, thermal, structural and mechanical performance
  • Creating, documenting and generating the required drawings and electronic outputs for the fabrication and manufacturing of the PWB
  • Providing support for investigation of Engineering Changes
  • Creating new drawings per Design/Drafting inputs
  • Marking and implementing changes to engineering drawings

The selected candidate will work closely with circuit design engineers, and engineers of all disciplines and backgrounds, to implement the circuit design as a printed wiring board using the Cadence Allegro tool suite. Accordingly, good interpersonal communication skills and willingness to operate within a diverse and global workforce are mandatory. The candidate must be able to work effectively in a team environment, comprehend and implement oral and written inputs.

Strict adherence to the design process is mandatory for successful realization of the circuit implementation. Attention to detail is critical to ensure a safe and reliable product is placed in service with the customer.


Basic Qualifications:

  • AA/AS degree or other 2-year post high school training with a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of the Cadence Allegro PWB design tool
  • Experience in the design of motor drives and similar high voltage applications
  • Working knowledge of Skill and scripting for Cadence Software


  • AA/AS degree or other 2-year post high school training with a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience

Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers' toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

We make modern flight possible for millions of travelers and our military every second. Our major product lines are on-board virtually every aircraft flying. Be it keeping passengers safe with our emergency power generation systems or creating a positive in-flight experience through reliable cabin pressure controls and quieter engines, Power & Controls focuses on delivering a best-in-class experience to our customers. We hire the top people in the industry. Their ideas drive our performance, and their integrity keeps our customers happy. Join us as we take flight!

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
  • Life insurance and disability coverage
  • Ability to buy an additional week of vacation
  • Employee scholar program
  • Funding of courses for pursuing approved certifications
  • Annual Merit and performance review
  • Numerous paths for advancement – both within team you join and outside
  • UTFlex program consideration
  • Primary CareTake leave
  • Parental Leave
  • And More!!

At this time, Collins Aerospace will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

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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