Job Listing Description

Flight Test Engineer

Assists with the planning, coordination, test execution, and liaison to engineering supporting the development and production of company products and services.

Unique Skills:
• Experience developing flight test plans for fixed wing onboard execution on an experimental aircraft in the areas of performance, aerodynamics, powerplant, mechanical systems, or electronic systems
• Experience executing test procedures onboard experimental fixed wing test aircraft
• Experience performing analysis of post flight data to determine pass/fail

Essential Functions:
• Perform core roles and responsibilities with some oversight and direction applicable to the complexity of the testing
• Support testing to including stability & control, flying qualities/characteristics, stall demonstration, performance, powerplant, mechanical systems, pneumatic systems, electrical systems, avionics, cooling/ventilation, icing, and cold/hot weather
• Work with engineering and test pilots to define test points that are conducted on test aircraft
• Definition of Instrumentation requirements and communication with instrumentation engineering group to support installation on aircraft to support test requirements
• Definition of the aircraft configuration to support the on aircraft test
• Tracks test points and updates pass/fail/repeat status
• Supports on aircraft ground/flight testing as required.
• Provides the judgment on acceptable test data during or post flight
• Processing of data following a test flight to document test results
• Development of flight test reports to show compliance with test requirements
• Detailed test planning including mission plan, creating flight cards, configuration verification, and compiling appropriate restrictions and safety/hazard assessments
• Prepare material and present for Test Readiness Review (TRR) to gain approval from stakeholders that system under test is ready to being ground/flight testing activities
• Perform safety analysis and prepare material as required. for Safety Review Boards (SRB) to support test missions
• Conducts flight test brief with flight ops and engineering
• Provides the on airplane direction of test sequence and execution, relying on FT Analyst for acceptability of collected data with exceptions where this authority is delegated
• Generates and transmits post flight test summary
• Conducts debrief of test mission with test crew and engineering

Education and Experience Requirements:
• Bachelor's Degree in technical related curriculum applicable to the respective job position or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
• 5 years Flight Test engineering experience or 10 yrs broad eng experience in several technical disciplines.
• Experience credit considered for related adv degrees limited to 2 yrs for Masters, 4 yrs for PhD in fields applicable to this job. Flight Test Engineer Certification may offset one year of experience requirement.
Job Number: 24-378
Job Location: Savannah, GA
Rate: $55-$70/hr
Per Diem: Yes
Overtime: Yes
Duration: 1+ years
Start Date: ASAP
Input Date: 11/14/2020
Attention: Brandon
Address: 600 CLEVELAND ST STE 700
City, State: CLEARWATER, FL 33755
Phone: 727/449-0600
800 Phone: 877/600-2333
Fax Phone: 727/449-0627

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