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Flight Test Pilot
  • room Location: Salem, Oregon, United States
  • group Position: Captain
  • play_for_work Job Type: Charter
Flight Time Requirements Snapshot
  • access_time Total Flight Time: 1000
  • person Pilot In Command: N/A
  • toll Turbine PIC: N/A
  • airplanemode_activeMulti Engine: N/A
  • queue_music Actual Instrument: N/A
Job Description

Other key responsibilities include:
Act as pilot in command of aircraft for the purpose of conducting development and certification flight test
Able to operate data collection systems and post process flight test dataMay act as Flight Test Project Lead
Create and execute development/certification bench, ground and flight test plansCreate test reports and other compliance data
Understands and is able to maintain basic test aircraft configurationsIdentifies issues during flight test and verifies that issues identified during flight test are resolved.
Provides reliable solutions to a variety of problems using sound problem solving techniques
Leverages understanding of operational characteristics of the system under development/test to contribute to system design
Create and review system level requirements documents and aircraft certification documentation, including certification plans, data, and reports
Analyze regulatory and safety aspects of new avionics systems including installation and operation
Assist in the development of Fault Hazard Analysis and System Safety Analysis documentation in support of aircraft certification projects
Define applicable regulations and provide guidance related to cockpit human factors and all other aspects of avionics performance and operation
Assist in the preparation and verification of new avionics installation documentation, operations manuals, training material, and other certification documents
Leverages understanding of certification process and associated regulations in review of certification plans for basic certification projects
Offers suggestions to improve processes and the safety of the flight test organization
May act as certification lead or project manager for assigned projectsCommunicate and facilitate with FAA/ACO (Federal Aviation Administration / Aircraft Certification Office) and FAA/MIDO (Federal Aviation Administration / Manufacturing Inspection District Office) and proactively seek resolution of issues ... Continue Reading

Minimum Requirements

QualificationsQualified candidates possess a Bachelor of Science in Electrical, Mechanical, Computer, or Aerospace Engineering or Science from a four-year college or university AND a minimum of one year relevant experience OR an equivalent combination of education and experience and
Outstanding academics (cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.0 as a general rule)
Strong organizational skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Commercial Pilot Certificate - Airplane Single & Multi-Engine Land
2nd Class FAA Medical Certificate
Minimum of 1,000 hrs. total flight time
Demonstrates basic understanding of certification processes and associated regulations
Previous experience using advanced avionic
Preferred qualifications include:
Previous experience using products
Previous experience with the FAA certification process (TC/STC) applicable to avionics
FAA DER/ODA Flight Test Pilot authorization
Previous experience in systems engineering or software development
Superior academics (cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.5)Rotorcraft/Helicopter pilot certification ... Continue Reading

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