Job Listing Description

Propulsion Engineer

Responsibilities include:
Engine Test and supporting systems:
• Support of test cell calibration and maintenance of correlation IAW industry standard and OEM requirements;
• Use of statistical analysis to perform test data trending for maintenance of product quality and test cell correlation;
• Test cell availability monitoring and budgeting for maintenance and upgrades;
• Development of specifications and system requirements for test cell mechanical, software and data acquisition systems;
• Support on-going implementation of test cell modernization efforts in collaboration with Central Engineering;
• Interface with OEM to clarify and document engine test requirements and overhaul manual test instructions;
• Modification or creation of data acquisition and control software for gas turbine engine testing;
• Application of statistical uncertainty analysis to test and calibration data and also to the specification of test cell instrumentation;
• Analyze incoming and outgoing on-wing and test cell performance/vibration test data sets and correcting detected discrepancies and anomalies;
• Support technicians performing incoming and outgoing engine on-wing and/or test cell performance runs, vibration surveys and fan balance jobs;
• Accept or reject engines based upon performance data set analysis;
• Provide work scope to improve performance if required;
• Parts inspection, work scope definition and other general items around the engine operation:
• Gas turbine performance degradation associated with part condition, geometric variation, manufacturing and repair tolerances and operating environments;
• Tracking and monitoring of baseline engine performance and post overhaul performance for support of work scope optimization;
• Relating shop data such as build specifications, geometric inspections and materiel disposition (new, overhauled, and repaired) to engine test results to support work scope optimization;
• Application of advanced knowledge and experience to support disposition of engine components with respect to air-worthiness requirements;
• Application of advanced knowledge of engineering principles to support process improvements and provide recommendations for technology investments;
• Act as technical liaison with Central Engineering to propagate best practices between company facilities and product lines;
• Act as engine OEM liaison for: OEM initiated requests for information; SA initiated OEM Publication Variance requests; SA initiated OEM product / publication improvement requests; SA initiated OEM requests for guidance;
• Support special processes:
1. Shot peen per AMS2430; industry standards for welding and corrosion treatment;
2. Fleming AF-16 and AF-36 flow rigs, master nozzles and tools; master EFA trending per Honeywell SIL;
3. Maintain wheel leakage mass flow rig;
4. In-flight cabin acoustic analysis – customer noise complaints;
• Respond to customer calls and inquiries regarding engine technical issues;
• Prepare reports to:
1. document the disassembly of engines which have experienced an in-service failure and to describe the conclusions as to the failure root cause and corrective action taken;
2. document findings as required by customer contract/request;
3. acquire digital photographs for reports;
• Initiate and support continual improvement projects, process control improvement and work instruction creation to support special processes;
• Initiate and support minor component repair as allowed by FAR part 145;

Position Requirements

Engineering degree.
Valid FAA A&P license preferred.
Experience with Honeywell engines preferred.
Five to seven years’ experience in a support role for engine maintenance.
Job Number: 19-829
Job Location: GA
Rate: Direct Position
Input Date: 03/05/2019
Last Updated: 03/19/2019
Attention: Alexa Bui
Address: 714 CENTERPARK DR STE 140
City, State: COLLEYVILLE, TX 76034-2852
Phone: 972/415-4545
800 Phone: 866/758-2494
Fax Phone: 866/717-5927

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