Flight test engineer


Website Volocopter

Volocopter is looking for a flight test engineer to join the team.

As a flight test engineer – Project FTE your responsibilities and duties will be:

  • You will be responsible for planning, briefing and executing safe flight test activities.
  • You will monitor, interpret and report on all technical flight data, for example, in real-time via a telemetry station during mission conduct.
  • You will adhere to the Flight Test Operations Manual in FTE role.
  • You will draft Flight Test Definitions (FTD) for flight test campaigns, as assigned.
  • You will support in classification of Flight Test Requests for complexity.
  • You will act as a delegate for Flight Release approvals (when formally delegated) and as Test Conductor (TC) during test execution (if assigned via competency checkout).
  • You will generate and review post-test Flight Test Reports.
  • You will manage the conduct and implementation of HW & SW, as well as overall changes to the FT aircraft, as assigned, targeting continued airworthiness of the platform.
  • You will liaise with Engineering and Office of Airworthiness regularly, to secure continuous airworthiness support.

Check in your professional skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, preferably in Aerospace Engineering, or equivalent level of post-graduate aerospace competency-based training.
  • Experience in planning & conducting flight test operations as FTE, including data monitoring via telemetry.
Additional Information

Some of our Volocopter flight perks:

  • A fast-growing high-tech company with a broad network of top investors and partners
  • The chance to help shape the future of aviation
  • The chance to create new things from scratch & manage your own projects
  • Personal accountability, and growth & learning opportunities, based on your skills
  • An inspiring workplace with modern workstations, flexible hours, efficient  communication, flat hierarchies & fantastic team spirit
  • An attractive salary package

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