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Flight Test Engineering Manager

Moses Lake, Washington Direct Job ID: 1910107246


PDS Tech, Inc is seeking a Flight Test Engineering Manager for a direct position in Moses Lake, WA.
As a Flight Test Aircraft Manager, you are the senior program manager responsible to the Director, Flight Test Team for your assigned Flight Test Vehicle’s (FTV’s) work scope, performance, and schedule. To be successful in this role you will use your Flight Test Program Management skills daily.

  • Assign work, goals to your FTV team to maintain flight test schedule
  • Carry out flight test activities, planning, hazard analysis, readiness, and risk/safety reviews
  • Oversee and confirm aircraft configuration for flight tests
  • Perform technical review and processing of specific aircraft test planning documents
  • Ensure flight/ground test readiness while avoiding schedule delays
  • Provide daily and weekly FTV status
  • Resolve issues with functional leads, including engineering, instrumentation, supply chain, maintenance/quality, flight operations, and suppliers
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree required in an engineering discipline (or other technically relevant field), with a Master’s degree, preferred
  • 5+ years of managerial experience in aerospace/aviation
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate programs across teams, create and manage schedule and budgets.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional teams in a complex, dynamic environment with polished presentation skills.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of CFR Part 21 and 23 or 25, knowledge of aircraft design, testing and certification, testing operation duties including flight test, structural testing, and instrumentation
  • Willingness to work extended hours and weekends along with travel associated with aircraft testing deployments
Preferred Qualifications:
Comprehensive Knowledge of the following:
  • Aircraft performance
  • Stability and Control
  • Aerodynamics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Flutter
More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit www.pdstech.com

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