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Powerplant UM

Wichita, Kansas Contract Job ID: 1910105050
Estimated Duration: 12 months


PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking Powerplant UM in Wichita, KS

I. Responsible for successful integration and certification of vendor equipment into Aviation aircraft.
II. Assists in preparation, review, and approval of Textron Aviation and supplier test plans, reports, engineering drawings, and other documents.
III. Coordinates with direct and indirect customers and suppliers to determine system requirements and resolve problems.
IV. Responsible for completing complex development, design, testing and certification assignments for new design or modifications.
V. Witness supplier qualification testing, lab, and aircraft ground tests.
VI. Develops creative scientific alternatives during course of job assignments to reach desired outcome.
VII. Performs work using frequent application of in-depth engineering principles.
VIII. Maintain a high degree of proficiency in computer applications to accomplish tasks.
IX. Requests and coordinates work performed by Engineering support groups, Experimental, Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management for the project.
X. Instructs suppliers as to materials, equipment and hardware for use on aircraft in accordance with approved specifications.
XI. Must be capable of qualifying as an UM under the Aviation ODA. Will be expected to become familiar with the ODA manual and work under the rules of the ODA and applicable FAA orders and directives.
XII. Reviews and evaluates supplier proposals for technical and certification/qualification issues.
XIII. Provides guidance to engineers and report writers in the solution of specific, complex design problems, which must be resolved during development and testing.
XIV. Ensures supervision awareness of program status, problems, and successes. Provides periodic design reviews and update presentations to management of engineering and other company organizations and tools.
•          Bachelor’s Degree required in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
•          FAA designee (ODA UM or DER) -14 CFR Part 23 Chart B – Powerplant (recent history as such will be applicable)
•          Minimum 6-7 years of experience with powerplant system (turboprop installation, fuel system, fire protection) or relative experience.

•          Experience with complex certification projects integrating multiple systems
•          Experience working with Wichita ACO is a plus.
•          Experience with Aviation systems and processes is a plus.
•          Professional and diplomatic demeanor
•          Strong sense of accountability and integrity
•          Time management skills are required to work multiple concurrent projects of various size and scope.
•          Experience with Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
•          Strong computer, written, and verbal communication skills required.
•          Prefer candidate to be available full time and work at Aviation facilities, except travel for test witnessing.
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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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