Job Listing Description

Flight Control System Engineer

Description:
Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions): 
  • Provide engineering services: to include:
    • Review and support Certification activities, such as:
      • Certification Plans
      • Component Qualification Test Plans
      • Similarity Analysis Reports
      • Safety and Particular Risk Analysis
      • Design Reviews

    • Support flight testing activities, including but not limited to:
      • Test Specification Definition
      • Test planning and preparation activities
      • Pre and Post Flight Briefing Support
      • Live monitoring of flight data, typically via telemetry, exceptionally on aircraft
      • Post flight data processing, analysis, and drawing conclusions
      • Troubleshooting of aircraft snags, root cause determination and appropriate engineering disposition for way forward
      • Appropriate disposition of non-conformances, quality escapes etc
      • Safety of Flight determination
      • Documentation of design problems for long term fix
      • Release of engineering documentation for component changes and new installations, ensuring appropriate configuration control
      • Generation and review of appropriate limitations documentation
      • Flight Test Report Writing



Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Knowledge of flight test operations and flight certification.
  • Professional mannerisms, appearance and actions (self-confident and committed to high ethics).
  • Strong organizational, time management and prioritization skills:
    • Able to multi-task, maintain focus on several different projects at one time and hit deadlines. 
    • Able to be flexible with attention and priority.
    • Able to work in a progressive, fast-paced environment (work well under pressure).



  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills as well as decision-making skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships at all levels.  Ability to influence others as well as relate to individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong communication skills (oral, written, presentation) with both external and internal customers:  
    • Act as an active listener, seeking to understand and then to be understood, articulating clearly and confidently.
    • Uses people relationship and business management skills to make decisions on what and when to communicate with employees.
    • Able to publicly represent the organization to people who inquire about our company, our mission and our products (straight-forward, believable).

  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to take ownership for accomplishing assigned tasks. Results-oriented planner and delegator who ensures that goals are met.  Able to set priorities and keep to projected schedules.
  • Computer Skills:  Comfortable and effective working in Microsoft Office.   Proficiency with Microsoft Project and/or other project planning software.  Able to quickly learn new software and systems.  

 
Level Requirements (Minimum):
Education
 
  • Four (4) year degree in Engineering (Electrical, Aerospace, Instrumentation, Avionics).  

 
Experience
 
  • 3-8 years relevant aerospace engineering experience

 
Job Number: 1810087850
Job Location: Moses Lake, WA
Duration: 24 months
Input Date: 11/09/2018
Firm Name: PDS TECHNICAL SERVICES
Attention: Chad Dunavant
Address: 300 E JOHN CARPENTER FWY STE 700
City, State: IRVING, TX 75062
Phone: 214/647-9600
800 Phone: 800/270-4737
Fax Phone: 214/647-9630
Website: https://pdsjobs.force.com/candidates/job_detail?id=a1i50000002mZO4AAM&URLSource=cjhunter

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