Flight Test Specialist

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Description du poste

Area of Expertise:
The Flight Test Specialist (FTS) is responsible for the preparation and execution of flight test campaigns for P&W and P&WC experimental engines. Is involved with the Engine Center and Operability Groups in the flight test planning activities. Plan and ensure co-ordination of the test engine installation/ removal including the flight preparation. Operates the experimental engine on the Flying Test Beds (FTB3 and FTB4) and produce the related documentation. Reports directly to the Flight Test & Instrumentation Manager for Flight Operations.

Level of Responsibility:
· Responsible for small projects or multiple tasks within functional discipline
· Makes significant contribution to their team by applying their knowledge of the discipline
· Works with moderate guidance on projects with short-term focus
· Has a solid understanding of the fundamentals of the discipline and role—continuing to develop specialized knowledge

· College degree with 5 to 10 years experience
· Bachelor degree with 2 to 5 years experience
. 5 years experience in Engine build and test
. Knowledge of engine test processes and engine operations in test beds
. Knowledge and understanding of Test Cells Data Acquisition Systems (DAS) and the related engine control systems being in use in current PWC engine test cells
. Experience and knowledge of flight testing (An asset)
. Knowledge of aircraft maintenance and aircraft management (An asset)
. Knowledge of engines, aircraft, hydraulic systems and mechanical assemblies
. Leadership, autonomy, dedication
. Demonstrate ability to work well in a team, to perform under pressure, to adapt to change and to face undcertainties
. Ability to interface with diversity in people and stakeholders involved in flight test (hierarchy, personalities, suppliers, customers, authorities)
. Ability to innovate and change status-quo in the business unit
. Bilingual (English and French)

À propos de l'entreprise

Pratt & Whitney Canada

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