Charles William Jordan

Charles Jordan

Title: Retired Electrical Engineer
Company: Raytheon Company
Location: Greenfield, Indiana, United States

Charles Jordan, Retired Electrical Engineer at Raytheon, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Engineers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in electrical engineer.

Growing up, Mr. Jordan’s mother realized that her son had great technical skills and guided him in the direction of engineering. She was responsible for selecting the courses he took while completing training in the electrical trade, while his teachers provided continuous support. A graduate of Purdue University, he earned an Associate of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering Technology in 1971 and a Bachelor of Science in electrical technology in 1974. During this time, he began his career with the Naval Air Warfare Center in Indianapolis, Indiana, as an apprentice electronic mechanic in 1967. Mr. Jordan further progressed to a full electronics mechanic in 1971, later working as an electronics technician and finally an electronics engineer, until his departure in 1997.

Furthermore, Mr. Jordan briefly joined Hughes Aircraft as an electrical engineer, before concluding his career as such with Raytheon Company from 1998 to 2014. In a career filled with highlights, he was proud to have been involved in a military-grade classified cruise missile project. Also, Mr. Jordan enjoyed working with the Boy Scouts of America, where he was responsible for project “POSTAR” which was a fiber-optic piece of equipment used on the space shuttle Endeavor STS-47. In an effort to remain aware of trends in the field, Mr. Jordan maintains professional affiliation with the American Philatelic Society and the Boy Scouts of America’s Crossroads of America Council. For his accomplishments in electrical engineering, he been presented with several awards, including the Bronze Big Horn Award in 1985, the Silver Beaver Award in 1992, a Community Service Award from the Naval Avionics Center in 1989, a Service to Mankind Award from Sertoma International in 1990, and the J.H. Kurner Service Award from the Indiana Stamp Club, among others.

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