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Flight Test Instrumentation Engineer

As part of a multicultural team, you will be responsible for the definition and design of the instrumentation system.
Working from engineering requirements, develop procedures and drawings with limited guidance, and lead fabrication, installation, and trouble-shooting of instrumentation data acquisition systems and sensors.
Flexibility to make business travels and also possible relocation between Japan and US are expected.

  • Negotiate system requirements with customers and select appropriate sensors and devices.
  • Design mechanical parts and wiring to accommodate sensors and devices
  • Present design in reviews and discussion
  • Create work instruction documents to support part fabrication and installation
  • Set up and operate data acquisition system.
  • Create calibration and functional check procedures.
  • Perform calibrations and maintain records.
  • Troubleshoot system issues and disposition discrepancies.
  • Work effectively with instrumentation technician and maintenance teams
  • Support test flight briefings.
  • Support live monitoring of aircraft flights via telemetry.
  • Domestic and international travel
  • Work safely in aircraft environment

Bachelor degree along with a minimum of 1 year of flight test operations experience
A minimum of 5 years experience in flight test operations in lieu of the degree
Excellent demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
Ability to defuse and resolve conflict among other team members
Ability to quickly learn new software and systems
Must be capable and comfortable working within a diverse team environment
Strong oral, written, and presentation communication skills

Knowledge in the use of 3D CAD tools (CATIA V5), and ability to create mechanical drawings and electrical diagrams.
Experience in design of instrumentation installation of sensors, wiring and equipment
Ability to perform strain gage installations
Knowledge of flight test operations and certification requirements.
Working knowledge instrumentation data systems, sensors, and aviation related data busses and communications protocols
Knowledge on telemetry and data monitoring systems

Job Number: 1910107312
Job Location: Nagoya,
Duration: 24 months
Input Date: 09/26/2019
Last Updated: 03/27/2020
Attention: Chad Dunavant
City, State: IRVING, TX 75062
Phone: 214/647-9600
800 Phone: 800/270-4737
Fax Phone: 214/647-9630

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