Airworthiness and Certification Engineer

England, Bristol
£38 - £38.50 per hour
14 Mar 2019
11 Apr 2019
Gordon Boughton
Contract Type
Full Time
Airworthiness Certification Engineer
Rate: £38 /hr Ltd
Initial contract length: 6 months
Location: Bristol and/or Yeovil

We are currently seeking an Airworthiness and Certification Engineer for our global aerospace client, for an initial 6 month contract.
Working under the guidance of the Lead Airworthiness Engineer within the airworthiness and certification team for Fixed and Rotary Wing programmes, you will ensure that products and services, to underwrite initial and continued airworthiness, are developed and in place for platform and modification programmes.
The Airworthiness Certification Engineer will support airworthiness and certification activities, and work effectively with team members from various functions across multiple customers (internal and external) in order to:
*Support the up front development, interpretation, and understanding of customer airworthiness requirements through the understanding and application of relevant airworthiness codes.
*Analyse and recommend certification requirements for their applicability to new platforms and modifications.
*Apply UK Regulatory requirements to UK fixed wing programmes.
*Liaise with other organisational entities and assist with the assembly of plans and approaches to meet UK requirements.
*Provide engineering support to new programme stand up and development of airworthiness and certification approaches.
*Contribute to cutting edge activity to benefit from International mutual recognition processes in the field of airworthiness certification.
*Working with other functions to understand complete lifecycle requirements and provide innovative solutions.
*Assist the management of requirements using the DOORS tool including requirements allocation, verification and validation.
*Assist with the development of Test and Acceptance criteria for requirements.
*Assist with airworthiness reviews of aircraft undergoing modifications
*Contribute to Statements of Work (SOW) for 3rd party activities.
*Identify risks, issues and opportunities and assist with the development of mitigation plans.
*Compile engineering estimates for the airworthiness group.
*Assist with engineering resource planning and generating staffing forecasts
*Assist the development and/or improvement of effective certification process and documentation

Requirements to perform this role efficiently but not limited to:
*Degree in Engineering (or equivalent technical qualifications and work experience).
*Experienced System Engineering on complex systems or platforms within the aerospace domain.
*Demonstrable understanding of UK MAA and MoD regulations and procurement processes.
*Able to effectively identify and execute opportunities to improve strategies, processes and project plans.
*Strong communication skills and technical competency.
*Due to significant customer, supplier and wider Boeing interaction, a person who is pragmatic, diplomatic and strong minded is essential.
*Experience of application or assessment of CS-29, EMACC, Def Stan 00-970 or equivalent to design activity.
*Knowledge of large aircraft design, modification or maintenance within a civilian or military environment.

The Airworthiness Certification Engineer should possess strong communication skills, technical competency, and skills with project management concepts/tools. The role will have significant Customer and wider Boeing interface and therefore a person who is diplomatic whilst being strong minded is required. Some UK and US travel is expected.

If you feel you have relevant experience to fulfil the role then please apply with your most recent CV

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