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Sr Engineer IPT - Flight Test Engineer

Company: Piper Aircraft Inc
Location: Vero Beach
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:Support the Flight Operations Lead Engineer and the overall product development Integrated Product Team (IPT) in the flight test engineering discipline. This position will entail the planning, execution, analysis, and post-test documenting all aspects of ground and flight testing.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Create and review flight test plansCreate flight test cardsPerform weight and balance calculationsParticipate in the flight test safety assessment and planning processConduct pre-flight and post-flight briefingsPerform onboard flight data acquisitionAccurately perform flight test data reduction, expansion, and reportingManage flight test asset configuration, including test instrumentationPerform statistical data logging and performance metric analysisTrack dispatched flight test aircraft per the company Safety Management System requirementsCreate, maintain, and publish flight test point burn-down chartsCoordinate test activities with/between Flt Ops and IPT to execute flight testsCoordinate Flight Readiness ReviewsParticipate in general IPT project meetings as required during the development of a specific projectSupport the IPT, as required, in the preparation of material for presentation at design and program reviewsPerform other related duties as requiredSUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:This position will not have any direct supervisory responsibilitiesQUALIFICATIONS:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in the following section are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:Required:Bachelors degree in engineering or related FieldThree years of experience as a flight test engineerAn understanding and working knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) Part 23 and associated guidance material is necessary to perform the duties of this positionPilots certificate(s)/rating(s) commensurate with this positionPreferred:Graduate degree in engineering or related field preferredFlight test specific course work relevant to the positionLANGUAGE SKILLS:The employee must possess the ability to communicate effectively with all internal and external customers in both written and oral formPiper Aircraft Health Plan Overview:Core Health Benefits:MedicalDentalVisionPiper Provided Benefits (Basic):Basic LifeAccidental Death & DismembermentShort-Term Disability (STD)Long-Term Disability (LTD)Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Voluntary Benefits:Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA & DCA)Supplemental Life InsuranceLong-Term Disability (LTD Buy- Up)Trustmark Voluntary Plans:Accident PlanCritical IllnessUniversal Life (Whole Life Policy)Hospital StayPayPreferred Legal PlanPiper Aircraft Time Off:16 days of PTO (Paid Time Off)11 HolidaysIND2

Keywords: Piper Aircraft Inc, Palm Bay , Sr Engineer IPT - Flight Test Engineer, Engineering , Vero Beach, Florida

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