183482 - Flight Test Engineer
Industry
ENG
Region
TX-Texas
City
Fort Worth
State
TX
Rate
$DOE
Duration
15 MONTHS
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Flight Test Engineer for an opportunity in Fort Worth, TX

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Flight Test Engineer’s primary role will be to support flight testing at Patuxent River Naval Air Station on the F-35B and F-35C aircraft. The primary task for this position includes mission planning for all PAX F-35 test flights and maintaining the configuration of the mission planning equipment.

-The Mission Systems team is responsible for the following aircraft systems: RADAR, EOTS/DAS, EW/CM, CNI, displays, and also the off-board mission planning equipment. Familiar with Mission Systems/Avionics aircraft architectures or experience with flight test.

-The U&S team is responsible for the following aircraft systems: Electrical Power, Fuel, Fire Protection, Hydraulics, Landing/Arresting Gear, and Power/Thermal Management. Familiar with aircraft U&S architectures or experience with flight test.

-The FLCS team is responsible for the following aircraft systems: Air Data, Inceptor Control, Control Surface Actuation, Navigation, and Vehicle Management Systems. Familiar with Flight Control Systems equipment or experience with flight test.


-Additional tasks may include planning and executing Mission Systems test flights, supporting test flight briefings/debriefings, providing real time control room monitoring of MS test flights, requesting/analyzing post-flight data, and supporting MS anomaly resolution as well as on-aircraft troubleshooting of MS hardware.

Desired skills
-Familiar with F-35 Mission Systems aircraft architecture or experience with F-35 flight test.

-Computer programming experience.
-MATLAB experience.
-Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Powerpoint,
Excel, Outlook) and Microsoft Windows operating system.
-Works well within a team and possesses good written and verbal communication skills.

EDUCATION:
Accredited BS+4-8 YRS or MS+2-6 YRS

MISCELLANEOUS:
Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

WORK HOURS:
Full-Time, 9/80-A

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Terry Jones
tjones@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x282 or (800) 927-9318 x282

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.