Aircraft Engineer Job Description

Aircraft Engineer Job Description

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Aircraft engineer provides technical expertise, train and mentor Specialists on part and task related configuration of active aircraft and generate internal instructions for ongoing maintenance items in SCEPTRE, including new aircraft deliveries and modifications.

Aircraft Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Develop functional and detail design specifications for aircraft mechanical systems and components in the fields of propulsion, fuel, oil, landing gear, actuators and ground support equipment
Monitor engineering design phase for compliance with specifications
Develop design assurance procedures to ensure compliance with specifications
Provide airworthiness guidance to design engineering groups
Design and develop in-flight entertainment/connectivity equipment electrical installation engineering documentation to support airline customer s requirements
Provide support for planning, customer meetings, preliminary design review PDR , critical design review CDR , aircraft surveys, aircraft installations
Ability to use AutoCAD to perform design responsibilities for wiring assemblies and wiring installation drawings
Analyze factors leading to project success and failure and make recommendations for future improvements or changes
Review project proposals and plans to determine technical practicality, timeframe, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing projects, resource requirements and apportion available resources to project objectives
Assists in the definition, development and implementation of military and commercial aircraft hangar application solutions as defined by customer and code requirements

Aircraft Engineer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Aircraft Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: FAA, FAR, STC, HTS, BMR, A&P

Education for Aircraft Engineer

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Employers hiring for the aircraft engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Engineering, Science, Aerospace Engineering, Technology, Mathematics, Education, Technical, Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering

Skills for Aircraft Engineer

Desired skills for aircraft engineer include:

H & S policies and procedures
PC and ability in working with different computer systems
Part-145 and any other relevant regulations
Part-M
Aircraft maintenance fundamentals appropriate to his area of employment
PC
Aircraft defects with strong troubleshooting skills
Aircraft maintenance fundamentals and company procedures
IT programs
Air legislation regulations

Desired experience for aircraft engineer includes:

You have 2 to 5 years experiences and practical knowledge as Mass Properties Engineer
Familiar with the materials used in aerospace like the aluminum, composite and aircraft completion finishing materials
You have practical knowledge and experience in aircraft structure and completion components
You have practical knowledge and experience of Catia/Enovia V5
You are a team player, working in a multidisciplinary team
Familiarity with Joint Service Specification Guides (JSSG)

Aircraft Engineer Examples

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Aircraft Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of aircraft engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for aircraft engineer
  • Assists in the design and development of new products and sales tools
  • Maintains relationships with industry stakeholders and supports conferences and trade shows
  • Creates reports and trip summaries in support of projects and proposals
  • Performs technical / product training for sales people and customers
  • Travels as needed to assist project teams with on-site commissioning and testing
  • Perform a full range of in-service structural engineering support functions
  • Applies knowledge of advanced structures analysis (e.g., modeling, static, fatigue, damage tolerance, ) and materials to determine structural adequacy and specific regulatory and qualification compliance
  • Participate and complete all Formal training requirements and assignments
  • Engineering work scope working with the COE involved and applications team
  • Executing projects as assigned as part of OJT
Qualifications for aircraft engineer
  • Experience in the use of industry standard loads and dynamics analysis software (NASTRAN, PATRAN, FEMAP, ZONAIR)
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering with 9 years of aircraft dynamics and vibroacoustics experience
  • 12+ years of aircraft loads and structural dynamics engineering experience
  • Must have extensive knowledge of Avionics component parts utilized in the design and manufacture of cable assemblies
  • Extensive practical knowledge of project management theory, concepts and principles (e.g., theory of constraints, critical path methodology, project risk management, triple constraints, project scope management, project management lifecycle)
  • Requires knowledge 3D modeling and drawing development
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Aircraft Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of aircraft engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for aircraft engineer
  • Develop requirements with customers
  • Perform Integration systems tests and identify limitations and verify functionality
  • Prepare compliance matrix, Systems Safety, and other documentation needed for certification
  • Work with mentors SPE’s, ODA, PMO, PP&C, PE and Engineers from COE’
  • Expected to perform as Integrated Systems Engineer at an aircraft level
  • Reporting on apps academy and program status periodically
  • Work with engineering teams to understand system architecture and functionality, the integration and interaction of the system/equipment with the aircraft
  • Works under the direction of an experienced engineer, maintains or modifies basic mechanical/structural/payloads/systems based on defined requirements using approved processes and tools
  • Obtain, interpret, and analyze OEM airplane install drawings using approved processes and tools
  • Provides technical, design and informational support for airplane modifications (including full-time on-site modification support and on-call home-team support), manufacturing support and/or in-service issues
Qualifications for aircraft engineer
  • Must be able to work either alone or as part of a team to solve problems
  • 10 years minimum experience working on commercial aircraft completions or modifications
  • 7 years minimum experience working with FAA certification regulations including Airworthiness Directives
  • 10 years minimum MRO or Airline support
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to generate alternative ideas and solve problems
  • Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace engineering, Engineering Mechanics or equivalent
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Aircraft Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an aircraft engineer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for aircraft engineer
  • Perform engineering design/analysis with minimum technical guidance
  • Generate, coordinate and review electrical load analyses, EMI ground/flight test plans, electrical substantiation reports and data lists in support of certification plans and associated compliance requirements
  • Works as part of various program teams in support of project system certification objectives
  • Interfaces with avionics/electrical designers to develop substantiation reports and associated analyses
  • Perform the security risk analysis (threat and vulnerability assessment) on aircraft and information systems
  • Define the security requirements of the aircraft and information systems
  • Design the security architectures of the aircraft and information systems
  • Support a culture of engagement across the engineering organization, which emphasizes shared responsibility in achieving secure designs
  • Conduct the implementation and the integration of the security measures to protect and defend information and aircraft systems by ensuring their confidentiality, integrity and availability
  • Develop the security test plans, the security test procedures and execute them on the aircraft systems
Qualifications for aircraft engineer
  • The qualified applicant must have a minimum of three (3) years aircraft mechanic level experience
  • Prior V-22 Air Force 7-level or USMC CDI qualification or minimum of seven years continuous aircraft maintenance background/experience in an Aircraft Mechanical specialty on any fixed-wing or rotary aircraft
  • At least 6 years of experience in an engineering or technical position
  • 5 or more years of aircraft avionics design & development experience
  • Working knowledge of configuration management principles
  • SECRET Clearance with eligibility for SAR
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Aircraft Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an aircraft engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for aircraft engineer
  • Guarantee compliance of the security requirements with the national and international security regulations
  • Conduct a formal compliance process (security evaluation, certification and accreditation processes)
  • Perform information systems security evaluation for verification and validation processes
  • Perform security technical audits
  • Provide innovative technology solutions in terms of information security
  • Production of the security operating procedures to guarantee the security of information systems throughout their lifecycle
  • Research and provide data for the development of modifications to improve Allegiant fleet reliability
  • Provide technical expertise on aircraft systems such as air conditioning and pressurization, fire protection, fuel, hydraulics, ice & rain protection, landing gear, oxygen, pneumatics, and water/waste
  • In coordination with the Technical Review Committee, analyze Airworthiness Directives (ADs), Service Bulletins (SBs), Service Letters (SLs) to develop Engineering Orders (EOs) or other engineering documentation to ensure compliance and/or increase fleet reliability
  • Develop Engineering Repair Orders (ERO) for accomplishment of repairs/modifications
Qualifications for aircraft engineer
  • Analyze and troubleshoot technical, conceptual and functional problems related to the cabin electrical systems
  • Generate wiring diagrams, testing procedure and certification documents to obtain the MDS Rev
  • You must have a bachelor or masters degree in Aeronautical or Electrical Engineering with five (5) years or more of related experience
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, Mentor Graphics and Bilingualism (English & French) is an asset
  • Strong understanding of store/weapon integration on launch aircraft including six (6) years of experience working with aircraft certification requirements with organizations such as AFSEO and NAVAIR, range safety, customer program offices
  • Six (6) years of experience and expertise in store separation and flow field modeling
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Aircraft Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of aircraft engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for aircraft engineer
  • Prepare performance data for airplane flight manuals, operations manuals, and avionics software
  • Analyze flight test data in support of airplane performance database development
  • Support coordination with aviation authorities (FAA, EASA, others) regarding compliance with performance regulations
  • Respond to inquiries from customers/operators relating to published performance data
  • Support new product development programs and fleet sustaining issues
  • Prepare performance data for new models, and derivatives of current models
  • Maintain current legacy computer analysis programs, and support development of modified and new software tools and methods
  • Potential candidate for FAA Flight Analyst DER/AR desirable
  • Use computer based tools to analyze airplane performance in specific phases of flight including takeoff, climb, descent, approach and landing, overall mission analysis
  • Prepare certification compliance reports
Qualifications for aircraft engineer
  • Three (3) years of experience with flight testing
  • At least six (6) years of experience with Matlab, FORTRAN, and/or C/C++
  • 5 years or more experience with free stream wind tunnel testing and aero model development
  • 5 years or more experience with air-to-air and air-to-ground missiles, gravity bombs, and/or glide bombs
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as stately rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
  • Detailed knowledge of system architecture (Software & hardware)

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