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FLIGHT SCIENCES ENGINEER
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Our client, a leader in the aerospace industry, has an immediate opening for a Flight Sciences Engineer, in the Core Technical Engineering Department . As a member of the Flight Sciences Group, you will function as a technical resource for analysis, testing and documentation in Flight Dynamics, Stability and Control, and Flight Simulation, as applicable to the design, development, certification, production and fleet-service of regional and business aircraft

Responsibilities:

•  Conduct Stability & Control analyses using in-house software.
•  Support the development and modifications to dynamic flight simulation models.
•  Provide support to production and production flight-test for aerodynamic and aircraft handling related issues and non-conformances.
•  Participate in the planning and execution of flight tests.
•  Participate in the planning and execution of wind tunnel tests.
•  Develop, use and maintain in-house software and methods.
•  Interface with other internal disciplines and external partners/suppliers to ensure efficient data-flow and decision-making.
•  Prepare Technical Reports, Test Plans, Requirements Documents, Work Statements and Cost Estimates.
•  Perform analyses and write reports that demonstrate aircraft compliance to airworthiness regulations.
•  Keep abreast of advances in the state of the art and in Regulatory Requirements.

Qualifications:

  • This position is at an intermediate to senior level in Core Technical Engineering.
  • The applicant will have a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university.
  • The applicant will have 5-10 years of specialization in aircraft flight dynamics, stability and control, aircraft handling, and flight simulation.
  • Previous experience with FORTRAN and/or C and/or C++ programming, and the UNIX operating system is required.
  • Experience with dynamic flight simulations using commercial codes such as MATLAB/Simulink or MATRIXx is required.
  • A good understanding of aerodynamics, aeroelasticity, aircraft design, and aircraft performance are expected.
  • A thorough understanding of aircraft structures/systems and familiarity with airworthiness regulations is desirable.
  • Proficiency in preparing technical reports and presentations via office-software is a pre-requisite.
 

        

 

To apply for this position please email a formatted (MS Word file preferred)
copy of your resume to careers@kdickinson.com .

 

 
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