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Flight Test Engineering Manager

Description:
PDS Tech, Inc is seeking a Flight Test Engineering Manager for a direct position in Moses Lake, WA.
As a Flight Test Aircraft Manager, you are the senior program manager responsible to the Director, Flight Test Team for your assigned Flight Test Vehicle’s (FTV’s) work scope, performance, and schedule. To be successful in this role you will use your Flight Test Program Management skills daily.

  Responsibilities:
  • Assign work, goals to your FTV team to maintain flight test schedule
  • Carry out flight test activities, planning, hazard analysis, readiness, and risk/safety reviews
  • Oversee and confirm aircraft configuration for flight tests
  • Perform technical review and processing of specific aircraft test planning documents
  • Ensure flight/ground test readiness while avoiding schedule delays
  • Provide daily and weekly FTV status
  • Resolve issues with functional leads, including engineering, instrumentation, supply chain, maintenance/quality, flight operations, and suppliers

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree required in an engineering discipline (or other technically relevant field), with a Master’s degree, preferred
  • 5+ years of managerial experience in aerospace/aviation
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate programs across teams, create and manage schedule and budgets.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional teams in a complex, dynamic environment with polished presentation skills.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of CFR Part 21 and 23 or 25, knowledge of aircraft design, testing and certification, testing operation duties including flight test, structural testing, and instrumentation
  • Willingness to work extended hours and weekends along with travel associated with aircraft testing deployments

 
Preferred Qualifications:
Comprehensive Knowledge of the following:

  • Aircraft performance
  • Stability and Control
  • Aerodynamics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Flutter

 
Job Number: 1910107246
Job Location: Moses Lake, WA
Duration: 12 months
Input Date: 10/03/2019
Last Updated: 10/18/2019
Firm Name: PDS TECHNICAL SERVICES
Attention: Chad Dunavant
Address: 300 E JOHN CARPENTER FWY STE 700
City, State: IRVING, TX 75062
Phone: 214/647-9600
800 Phone: 800/270-4737
Fax Phone: 214/647-9630
Website: https://pdsjobs.force.com/candidates/job_detail?id=a1i1T000002fM8WQAU&URLSource=cjhunter

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