Textron Senior Flight Test Engineer in Wichita, Kansas

Senior Flight Test Engineer

Description

JOB SUMMARY

The Flight Test Engineer will be involved in performance, flying qualities, and systems flight testing of Textron Aviation jet and propeller aircraft. Testing includes the development and certification of existing and new types of aircraft. Some travel will be required.

JOB RESPONSIBILITES:

  1. Research U.S. and foreign regulatory requirements, develop test procedures, write flight test plans, analyze flight data and write test reports.

  2. Work with various groups within Product Engineering to develop systems flight test procedures and pass/fail criteria.

  3. Conduct performance, flying qualities and systems flight testing by working with flight crews via telemetry station and on-board during flight tests.

  4. Participate in the development and improvement of flight test processes and tools.

  5. Support certification activities as an ODA/UM Flight Analyst.

Qualifications

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering required; AE preferred

  • Minimum 10 years of flight test engineering experience working on FAA part 23 or 25 projects, including knowledge of aircraft development and certification processes and techniques.

  • Current FAA DER (flight analyst).

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Computer skills: Proficient with MS Office. Visual Basic is a plus.

  • Some flight test engineering experience preferred

  • Some knowledge of aircraft development and certification processes and techniques preferred.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Engineering

Primary Location US-Kansas-Wichita

Recruiting Company Textron Aviation

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 270837