CAD Designer - (RAP00008D)

  • Jacobs
  • Primary Location: United States-Florida-Oldsmar-20356-FLH2
  • Dec 01, 2020
Full time Construction

Job Description


Candidate will be a part of the development team that primarily develops radio products for government, military, and commercial customers. Candidate will be responsible for Printed Circuit Board (PCB) design including: component creation, component library maintenance, and layout.

Candidate will be involved in challenging work with an emphasis on product design miniaturization by working closely with a cross-functional team including electrical, mechanical, and RF engineers. Upon completion of the design work, the candidate will interface with external PCB fabricators and a Jacobs SMT assembly team to ensure project success.

-Design and layout high density printed circuit boards in Mentor Graphics PADS.

-Create and maintain components in a standard component library.

-Generate documentation for fabrication of printed circuit boards by external supplier.

-Generate assembly documentation for population of printed circuit board assemblies at Jacobs facilities.

-Calculate and route controlled impedance transmission lines.

-Establish and utilize design rules to verify manufacturability of designed printed circuit board.

-Layout printed circuit boards with digital, analog, and RF signals.

-Correspond with PCB fabrication vendors to understand and implement vendor capabilities into designs.

-Send out PCB designs for quote.

-Configuration management of PCB files for production and engineering.



-5 years of experience in component creation and board layout.

-Experience with OrCAD Capture and Mentor Graphics PADS.

-Strong understanding of electrical schematics.

-Ability to read and understand datasheets for RF and Analog components.

-Ability to support multiple projects simultaneously.

-Effective time management and prioritization skills.

-Excellent communication and documentation skills.

-Strong analytical skills to access and resolve complex technical problems.

-Strong work ethic with a track record of completing tasks on schedule.

-Basic skills in Microsoft Office software products.



-Experience with Altium Designer is a plus.

-Familiarity with HDI PCB construction.


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Primary Location

: United States-Florida-Oldsmar-20356-FLH2

Job Posting

: Nov 25, 2020, 1:35:39 AM


: Aerospace



Job Type

: Experienced
Job Classification: Full-Time Regular

Work Locations

Home Office 
 Oldsmar 34677
Capabilities: Specialized Manufacturing