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Flight Test Aviation Safety Official

Company: Boeing
Location: Fountain Hills
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAt Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. Were committed to fostering an environment for every teammate thats welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.The Boeing Test and Evaluation (BT&E) Flight Test Safety Engineering team is seeking an Flight Test Aviation Safety Official to join our team in Mesa, AZ or Patuxent River, MD.The individual will be involved in military, vertical lift, and unmanned aircraft flight test to perform operational and safety engineering tasks. The individual must have a strong understanding of flight test, aircraft operations, risk identification, and mitigation. This person should be able to provide independent oversight to programs to validate their risk assessment and mitigating actions. In addition, this person must be able to investigate non-normal incidents and determine if corrective actions are required to immediately contain threat and further mitigate risk. This individual will be joining a team of safety engineers and Aviation Safety Officers whom collaborate in a very dynamic, fast-paced development, and test environment to manage operational safety risk and promote mishap prevention. Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.Position Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate within a cross section of program disciplines in a very dynamic, fast-paced development and test environment to promote mishap prevention
  • Develop and manage safety requirements in a collaborative environment early in the design process through the life-cycle of the product/program, with specific emphasis on test operations
  • Perform critical safety engineering activities to support ground and flight test/launch preparation and operations, to include test hazard analyses, development of test procedures, and active participation in ground/flight test readiness reviews
  • Perform safety risk management activities in a highly dynamic operational/test environment
  • Provide flight and ground test operations safety support during testing, to include active participation in pretest briefs/debriefs, after action reviews, and develop pre-mishap plans and notification procedures
  • Evaluate customer/operational needs and requirements specifications to develop safety requirements, constraints, and operating limits
  • Review engineering design specifications, test operations, change proposals, deficiency reports, and deviation/waiver requests for potential flight test safety impacts
  • Conduct periodic safety survey audits and assessments
  • Leads and participates in incident investigations and root cause/corrective action analyses
  • Leads and facilitates aircraft impound investigations
  • Interface with customer and program subject matter experts
  • Prepare presentations, analyses, and reports for government/customer safety boards, program design reviews, and test/mission readiness reviews
  • Deliver oral and written presentations to peers, program management, senior leadership, customer, and regulatory agenciesThis position is expected to be 100% onsite. The selected candidate will be required to work onsite at one of the listed location options.This position requires an active U.S. Secret Security Clearance (U.S. Citizenship Required). (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active) A final U.S. Secret Clearance Pre-Start is required.Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
    • Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry
    • 3+ years of experience with risk identification and mitigation plans
    • Capable of traveling to other locations up to 25% of the timePreferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
      • System safety engineering experience (MIL-STD-882, ARP4761 and DO178B/254)
      • Experience with various aircraft systems, flight test operations, test safety, aviation safety programs, test hazard analysis, aviation safety investigations, aviation mishap investigations
      • Experienced in communicating and working within a team environment with emphasis on first pass quality
      • Safety Management Systems training and experience (ICAO Annex 19, FAA AC 120-92B)
      • Accident and incident investigations and root cause corrective action training and experience
      • Experience with manned aircraft, flying test bed, and weapons systems
      • Possess current pilot certificate or ability to obtain an FAA Part 107 certificate (requires Class III Medical)
      • Experience with DCMA Instruction 8210.1, contractors flight and ground operationsTypical Education/Experience:Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 9 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+4 years' related work experience, Master+7 years' related work experience, 13 years' related work experience, etc.).Relocation:This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility.Drug Free Workplace:Boeingis a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.Shift Work Statement: This position is for 1st shift.Vaccination Requirements:Boeing is implementing new requirements for employees to be fully vaccinated from COVID-19 or have an approved reasonable accommodation based on local legislation in several countries. for current vaccination and/or reasonable accommodation requirements, and timelines based on location.Equal Opportunity Employer:Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by Jobble

Keywords: Boeing, Phoenix , Flight Test Aviation Safety Official, Other , Fountain Hills, Arizona

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