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Ice & Rain Protection Systems Engineer


General Summary

The Ice and Rain Protection Systems (IRPS) Engineer manages the technical aspects of one or more of the sub-systems within the IRPS (Windshield Heat Control, Horizontal Tail De-Ice, Wing Anti-Ice and Engine Anti-Ice).
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversees and coordinates of all aspects of one or more IRPS sub-system project activities through all phases of the project including preliminary design, detailed design, development, certification, production, and product support.
  • Maintains and presents to management integrated project schedule and status for one or more sub-systems within the IRPS. 
  • Tracks and reports status of action items related to design, development, certification and flight test related to one or more sub-systems within the IRPS.
  • Prepares and maintains functional test procedures to test the IRPS sub-system as installed on the aircraft,
  • Prepares and maintains functional interface control document(s) that identify the integration requirements between the IRPS sub-system and the aircraft avionics / electrical power system.
  • Prepares and maintains regression test procedures to test the avionics / electrical power system integration of the IRPS sub-system.
  • Conducts regression tests to ensure that the IRPS sub-system is integrated into the avionics / electrical power system per the released requirements.
  • Prepares, maintains, and tracks issue reports associated with the IRPS sub-system to closure/resolution.
  • Provides technical and logistical assistance to manufacturing and flight test to resolve any technical issues associated with the IRPS sub-system.
  • Prepares/reviews qualification test procedures and qualification test reports associated with the IRPS sub-system.
  • Establishes qualification test schedules with the supplier of the IRPS sub-system and coordinate Designated Engineering Representative (DER) support.
  • Reviews and coordinates complex hardware / software deliverables between the supplier, HAC and the DERs.
  • Supports the creation of the certification plan for the IRPS.

Education, Work Experience, Certification and/or Licensure:
  • Bachelors’ degree in Engineering or related field from an ABET accredited four year college or university.
  • 5+ years’ experience in the design, development, aircraft integration, and certification of one or more elements of the Ice and Rain Protection Systems.  

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of aircraft communication buses such as ARINC 429 strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of FAA processes and procedures related to qualification testing.
  • Knowledge of DO-160, DO-178B and DO-254 processes are required
  • Knowledge of 14CFR23 or 25 and advisory circulars related to ECS regulations.
  • Familiarity with aircraft/aerospace wiring practices and the ability to interpret wiring diagrams and electrical schemata.
  • Experience in supporting manufacturing of aircraft from a technical standpoint.
  • Experience in preparing detailed functional test procedures.
  • Experience in creating Crew Alerting System (CAS) logic.
  • Experience in preparing/reviewing qualification test procedures for DO-160 tests required.
  • Experience in preparing or reviewing FAA certification plans is required.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suites (Word, Excel, Project Management, Lotus Notes, PowerPoint).
  • Strong organizational skills. 
  • Strong presentational skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Job Number: 1710064261
Job Location: Greensboro, NC
Duration: 12 months
Input Date: 02/22/2017
Attention: Rodney Kinlaw
Address: 900 CIRCLE 75 PKWY SE STE 600
City, State: ATLANTA, GA 30339
Phone: 770/953-2888
800 Phone: 877/272-0088
Fax Phone: 770/953-0001

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