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Dayton Granger, Inc. Senior Electrical Engineer - HIRF/ Lightning Specialist in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Position: Senior Electrical Engineer - HIRF/ Lightning Specialist

Company: Dayton-Granger, Inc.

Industry: Aviation and Aerospace Component Manufacturing

Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315 (Relocation Assistance Offered)

Monday-Friday On Site

Direct Hire

About Us: Celebrating 80 years as a leading supplier to the aerospace industry, Dayton Granger Inc. (DG) designs and manufactures avionic products for customers including commercial airframe manufacturers, military program managers and general aviation aircraft manufacturers. At DG, we seamlessly blend stability with innovation, providing our employees the ideal mix of a fast-paced environment, welcoming atmosphere of a small company setting and a great work-life balance. Specializing in cutting-edge solutions for aircraft safety and performance, our Lightning Lab is at the forefront of research and development, ensuring the highest standards of protection for aircraft and their components.

Your impact: As a key member of our Team, you will perform precipitation static, high voltage, and high current tests on a variety of aircraft components, providing invaluable insight and design guidance in lightning protection to our customers.


  • Lead the design, testing, and development of lightning protection devices and products for aircraft, including Static Dischargers, Transtrike Diverter Strips, Antennas, and Lightning Arrestors.

  • Supervise and manage the high voltage Lightning and Electrostatics laboratory.

  • Perform Lightning Direct Effects testing in accordance with MIL-STD, RTCA, and FAA specifications.

  • Review and prepare technical documents including test procedures, reports, and technical audits.

  • Investigate procedural noncompliance, identify root causes, and develop procedures to avoid repeat incidents.

  • Develop and prepare data packages for FAA PMA, TSO & STC.

  • Review and approve Qualification Test Reports & Certification Test Plans.

  • Prepare Technical Statements and Service Bulletins in support of customer service, sales, and marketing.

  • Collaborate within cross-functional teams to develop solutions that exceed customers' expectations and win new business and program opportunities.

  • Perform P Static Testing.

  • Provide training as necessary to support product development.

Why You'll Love Working Here

We are a multi-generational team with members representing a diversity of cultures, educational backgrounds, experience levels and ideas all "making it happen" from one location in beautiful, coastal South Florida. We are a long-standing supplier providing cutting edge products in support of long term aerospace programs, while at the same time developing new products to meet the needs of new customers, programs and up and coming markets. Additionally, DG loves its employees! The average employee tenure is around 10 years. Length of service milestones are celebrated company-wide and employees may make selections of anniversary gifts.


  • Dynamic and collaborative work environment.

  • Access to cutting-edge technology and resources.

  • Medical Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Coverage

  • Complimentary Basic Life Insurance

  • Supplemental Life Coverage

  • Long and Short Term Disability Coverage

  • Mental Health Benefits

  • Relocation assistance

  • Paid Time Off

  • 401(k) with Matching Contributions

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Paid Bereavement Leave

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Length of Service/Milestone Anniversary Gifts

  • Team Building Activities

  • On-Site Gym

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

This position requires use of or access to information subject to the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR") or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (“ITAR"). Accordingly, all applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of these regulations. Under ITAR, a U.S. person is defined as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident, or a person who is a protected individual under the Immigration and Naturalization Act (8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)).