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Flight Control System Safety Engineer

Hello. My name is Don Shell and I am a recruiter with 804 Technology. We are currently seeking a Flight Control System Safety Engineer for a 6+ month contract opportunity with a Fortune 500 client in Fort Worth, Texas. If you are interested in this position, the job description is listed below. Please call me at 817-800-0935 for additional details and send resumes to

Our client is seeking a self-motivated System Safety Engineer with experience in flight control systems to support the development of conventional and fly-by-wire helicopters and tiltrotor aircraft, both manned and un-manned, as well as new and novel products and platforms, such as Advanced Air Mobility and autonomous transportation / delivery systems.

The system requirements associated with these products are challenging and exciting. Our client's existing aircraft systems and emerging concept vehicles provide opportunities for systems engineering, simulation, and test of configurations and technologies that will shape the future of aviation. This position will be part of a diverse team of engineers capable of executing in a challenging and fast-paced environment.

Position Responsibilities:
• Provide disciplined System Safety engineering processes, procedures, and instructions to ensure system safety in all facets of program operations.
• Work within the engineering team and participate in design reviews relating to safety and reliability aspects to ensure air vehicle safety of flight.
• Influence air vehicle design to improve system safety features and design.
• May be asked to participate into the actual design of the fight controls architecture and equipment specifications.
• Perform the necessary Aircraft and System Functional Hazard Analyses (AFHA, SFHA) to identify and classify potentially hazardous conditions and recommend actions that would contribute to the minimization or prevention of hazards.
• Define and verify DO-178 and DO-254 software / hardware development assurance level (DAL) requirements.
• Perform aircraft-level Failure Mode, Effects & Criticality Analysis (FMECA).
• Perform Aircraft and System Safety Analyses (ASA, SSA) and provide feedback to the program.
• Review technical documentation from suppliers related to safety aspects of the various equipment integrated with aircraft systems.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering is required.
• Master’s Degree is preferred.
• 5 years minimum experience in analysis and/or design of aircraft systems is required, with detailed knowledge of flight control systems design.
• Familiarity with avionics, electrical, and propulsion systems is preferred.
• Experience with Functional Hazard Analysis, Fault Tree Analysis, Failure Mode Effects Cause Analysis, Safety Assessment Reports, Common Cause Analysis (CCA), Common Mode Analysis (CMA), Particular Risk Analysis (PRA), Zonal Safety Analysis (ZSA) and review of supplier Safety Assessment Reports is required.
• Detailed knowledge of ARP-4761 and ARP-4754A is required.
• Knowledge of FAR/AWM 27/527 and/or FAR/AWM 29/529 standards highly desirable.
• Experience with CAFTA Fault Tree Analysis software desirable.
• Familiarity with MIL-STD-882 System Safety Programs and risk assessment process is preferred.
• Familiarity with Systems Theoretic Process Analysis (STPA) methodology is preferred.
• Must be a proven self-starter requiring minimal supervision, with excellent foresight and problem-solving skills.

804 Technology is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or national origin.
Job Number: 13280242
Job Location: Ft. Worth, TX
Rate: $50.00 to $100.00
Per Diem: Possible
Overtime: Possible
Duration: up to 6 months
Start Date: ASAP
Input Date: 01/05/2023
Last Updated: 01/18/2023
Firm Name: 804 TECHNOLOGY
Attention: Don Shell
Address: 5381 HIGHWAY N STE 201
City, State: COTTLEVILLE, MO 63304
Phone: 636/928-0330
Fax Phone: 636/530-3693

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