TAA are proud to support our Global Aviation client in their search for a Senior Airworthiness and Certification Engineer to join them on a permanent basis.
Key Elements of the role
To facilitate and ensure that design solutions meet certification and airworthiness requirements in an effective manner throughout the design process.
To ensure any reported failures, malfunctions or defects associated with company designs are assessed to determine effects on the continuing airworthiness of the product.
To ensure any necessary corrective actions are carried out in an appropriate timescales.
§ Provide airworthiness and certification inputs to the business acquisition process.
§ Provide certification expertise within an integrated design process thereby ensuring the final design be fully compliant with requisite certification and airworthiness requirements.
§ Prepare and/or contribute to related airworthiness and certification documents.
§ Define, progress and facilitate test and analysis in support of compliance verification with relevant parties.
§ Attend design and project meetings to provide the airworthiness and certification inputs and progress reports.
§ Facilitate compliance verification and design approval of completed changes.
§ Manage airworthiness and certification activities in concert with business requirements within a multi-functional environment.
§ When appropriate and approved to do so by Head of Design, undertake independent Compliance Verification in accordance with IR21A.239(b) and DOA Privileges IR21A.263.
§ Generate and provide awareness training to design colleagues and other staff when required.
§ Review reported failures, malfunction and defects that may affect the airworthiness of the product and determine any necessary action.
§ Maintain technical competency and currency to be fully effective in role.
Knowledge and Skills
§ A good aviation background based in the Engineering discipline.
§ A broad engineering knowledge of aircraft airframe and electrical and mechanical systems
§ Good working knowledge and well-practiced in compliance findings with certification codes,
§ Equipment qualification processes and related standards, (Civil and / or equivalent Military Requirements)
§ Sound working knowledge of EASA IR 21J DOA obligations
§ Understanding of Aircraft System and Software Safety Analysis processes.
§ Computer literate in MS Office desktop applications
§ Ability to plan and prioritise workload in a dynamic business environment.
§ Well-developed problem solving skills and the ability to assess evidence and develop conclusions based on that evidence in a logical and structured fashion.
§ Knowledge of UK Military certification an advantage but not essential
Excellent opportunity to join one of the most prestigious names in aviation and develop your career.
All applicants will need to be eligible to live and work in the UK and be able to obtain UK security clearance.