Job Listing Description

Flight Operations

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Flight Controls Engineer in Patuxent River, MD
  • The Flight Test Engineer’s primary role will be to support flight testing at Patuxent River Naval Air Station on the F-35B and F-35C aircraft. The primary task for this position includes mission planning for all PAX F-35 test flights and maintaining the configuration of the mission planning equipment. 
  • The Mission Systems team is responsible for the following aircraft systems: RADAR, EOTS/DAS, EW/CM, CNI, displays, and also the off-board mission planning equipment. Familiar with Mission Systems/Avionics aircraft architectures or experience with flight test.
  • The U&S team is responsible for the following aircraft systems: Electrical Power, Fuel, Fire Protection, Hydraulics, Landing/Arresting Gear, and Power/Thermal Management. Familiar with aircraft U&S architectures or experience with flight test.
  • The FLCS team is responsible for the following aircraft systems: Air Data, Inceptor Control, Control Surface Actuation, Navigation, and Vehicle Management Systems. Familiar with Flight Control Systems equipment or experience with flight test. 
  • Additional tasks may include planning and executing Mission Systems test flights, supporting test flight briefings/debriefings, providing real time control room monitoring of MS test flights, requesting/analyzing post-flight data, and supporting MS anomaly resolution as well as on-aircraft troubleshooting of MS hardware. 

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or related engineering degree.
  • Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access and a Secret clearance to start.**

Desired skills

  • Familiar with F-35 Mission Systems aircraft architecture or experience with F-35 flight test.
  • Computer programming experience.
  • MATLAB experience.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Powerpoint, 
  • Excel, Outlook) and Microsoft Windows operating system.
  • Works well within a team and possesses good written and verbal communication skills. 

Job Number: 1910109666
Job Location: Patuxent River, MD
Duration: 15 months
Input Date: 01/08/2020
Last Updated: 01/10/2020
Attention: Jennifer Morgan
Address: 50 FOUNDERS PLAZA STE 304
City, State: EAST HARTFORD, CT 06108
Phone: 860/289-2643
800 Phone: 866/636-4723
Fax Phone: 800/556-5284

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