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Flight Test Powerplant Engineer

Description:
Responsibility:
Discuss and review test plans and preparation activities.
Help determine test specifications (based upon system architecture).
Attend Ground/Flight Test briefing and debriefings
Participate in Test Readiness Reviews and ensure on-time Engineering deliverables.
Generate developmental engineering drawings and instrumentation change requests as required.
Monitor live flight data, typically via telemetry, during flight test on aircraft.
Create and review aircraft restrictions, trouble shootings, test procedures, and their corresponding test reports.
Coordinate with suppliers to review technical data, certification requirements and troubleshoot any issues with supplies.
Process, analyze, and draw conclusions from post flight data.
Identify non-conformances, quality escapes, etc. to create rejection tags.
Make assessments to ensure safety of flight determination.
Document flight test design problems for long term fix.

  • Qualifications:

    BS degree in Engineering (Aerospace or Mechanical). 

4+ years propulsion systems experience including the Nacelle and Engine Build-up (EBU), Auxiliary Power Unit (APU).
APU and Tailcone Integration and Certification.
Compliance to requirements for; Powerplant / APU Installation, Engine Oil and Fuel System, FADEC, Engine Operating Characteristics, Negative G, Rotorlock Screening, In-flight Restarts, Engine Performance, Cooling and Ventilation, Drainage, Engine / APU Inlet Distortion, Water Ingestion, Fireworthiness, and Thrust Reverser Endurance.
Aircraft Fuel Systems Design, Integration and Certification.
Experience with; Fuel Vent System, Negative G, Cold Soak / Cold Weather Operation, Ullage and Sump Volume, Fuel System Performance, and Fuel Icing Rig.
Well versed with 14 CFR Part 25 and EASA CS-25 certification process.
Propulsion System Integration and Certification.
 
Responsibility:
Discuss and review test plans and preparation activities.
Help determine test specifications (based upon system architecture).
Attend Ground/Flight Test briefing and debriefings
Participate in Test Readiness Reviews and ensure on-time Engineering deliverables.
Generate developmental engineering drawings and instrumentation change requests as required.
Monitor live flight data, typically via telemetry, during flight test on aircraft.
Create and review aircraft restrictions, trouble shootings, test procedures, and their corresponding test reports.
Coordinate with suppliers to review technical data, certification requirements and troubleshoot any issues with supplies.
Process, analyze, and draw conclusions from post flight data.
Identify non-conformances, quality escapes, etc. to create rejection tags.
Make assessments to ensure safety of flight determination.
Document flight test design problems for long term fix.

  • Qualifications:

    BS degree in Engineering (Aerospace or Mechanical). 

4+ years propulsion systems experience including the Nacelle and Engine Build-up (EBU), Auxiliary Power Unit (APU).
APU and Tailcone Integration and Certification.
Compliance to requirements for; Powerplant / APU Installation, Engine Oil and Fuel System, FADEC, Engine Operating Characteristics, Negative G, Rotorlock Screening, In-flight Restarts, Engine Performance, Cooling and Ventilation, Drainage, Engine / APU Inlet Distortion, Water Ingestion, Fireworthiness, and Thrust Reverser Endurance.
Aircraft Fuel Systems Design, Integration and Certification.
Experience with; Fuel Vent System, Negative G, Cold Soak / Cold Weather Operation, Ullage and Sump Volume, Fuel System Performance, and Fuel Icing Rig.
Well versed with 14 CFR Part 25 and EASA CS-25 certification process.
Propulsion System Integration and Certification.
 
 
Job Number: 2010111620
Job Location: Moses Lake, WA
Duration: 24 months
Input Date: 02/05/2020
Last Updated: 04/03/2020
Firm Name: PDS TECHNICAL SERVICES
Attention: Chad Dunavant
Address: 370 N WESTLAKE BLVD STE 120
City, State: WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA 91362
Phone: 805/418-9862
800 Phone: 866/458-4322
Fax Phone: 805/418-9866
Email: cecjwestlake@pdstech.com
Website: https://pdsjobs.force.com/candidates/job_detail?id=a1i1T000002fjF1QAI&URLSource=cjhunter

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