Flight Controls Project Engineer 9/6/2016

Parsons Corporation Buffalo, NY

Company
Parsons Corporation
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29597169
AJE Ref #
576104666
Location
Buffalo, NY
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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FLIGHT CONTROLS PROJECT ENGINEER
Buffalo, NY

Ready to take the lead on testing complex flight controls Can you see the end from the beginning and develop a plan to get there Parsons is now hiring an experienced Flight Controls Project Engineer with a passion for developing technical solutions and systems to move new flight control products forward.

In this role you will be a primary motivator and contributor to the analysis, conceptual design, development, and testing of complex flight controls test equipment used on military, and commercial aircraft components. Operating either independently or as part of a design/development team, you will build a project plan for the successful testing of new products from start to finish.

Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your 10+ years with design, analysis, and development of complex electro-hydraulic, electro-mechanical, or electro-pneumatic servo-mechanisms for mechanical and hydraulic test rigs, will propel your career forward. We need our engineers to be versatile, display leadership qualities and be enthusiastic to tackle new challenges as we continue to develop and test flight controls.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Build a project plan for the successful testing of new products from start to finish.
* Conceptualize and design of automatically controlled mechanical/hydraulic test rigs.
* Operate either independently or as part of a design/development team, which includes other Department engineers
* Be concerned with system or component performance and integration, both being achieved within budget and prescribed schedules
* Coordinate the work of drafters, technicians, designers, analysts, manufacturing engineers and others who assist in specific assignments
* Communicate with the involved Division support personnel, keeping them informed of progress and educating them on the operation and performance of the design
* Possibly provide direct supervision of up to four subordinate engineers and/or project or product-engineering technicians. This would include setting their workload and priorities, counseling and conducting performance appraisals.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

* Bachelor of Science's degree in Mechanical Engineering, probably an advanced degree
* 10 + years of experience with design, analysis, and development of complex electro-hydraulic, electro-mechanical, or electro-pneumatic servo-mechanisms for mechanical and hydraulic test rigs
* A proven record of successful development programs working as a part of a project team
* Experience in the areas of Requirements Definition, Integration, V&V, modeling & simulation with project management.
* Ability to communicate fluently to a wide variety of audiences with a customer focus in mind
* US Citizen or Permanent Resident to comply with US Government Contracts

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

* 4 years of progressive experience in the field of engineering with flight controls
* Simulation and Model based design tools experience. (MATLAB and Simulink)
* Experience in the development of commercial or military aircraft flight controls
* FAA certification experience of avionic systems
* Avionics Standards: DO-178, DO-254, ARP-4754

Ready for action We're looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don't hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of engineering services. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.

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