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Flight Test Engineer (FTE)

Company: L3Harris Technologies
Location: Waco
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:


Job Title: Flight Test Engineer (FTE)

Job Code: IMS20221104-80398

Location: Waco, TX

L3Harris is actively seeking for a Aeronautical Flight Test Engineer for our facility located in Waco, TX 76705 for a direct hire position. This position includes competitive benefits and a generous relocation package for those who qualify.

Flight Test Engineers (FTE) at L3Harris IAS are engaged in airworthiness qualification testing covering a wide variety oftest activities including structural, traditional performance and handling qualities, flutter, powerplant, and captive/carry just to name a few.

They are also exposed to a broad range of platforms including both fixed (heavy transport, turboprop, bus-jet,etc.) and rotary wing working with many different customer qualifying agencies including the FAA, military and foreign government.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for coordinating and leading the daily flight test effort. An L3Harris FTE is involved with all aspects of flight testing including preparation of FAA certification and/or military test plans and reports to approved formats and development of the test sequence and test cards for each flight.
  • Additional duties include planning, coordinating, and conducting of performance, handling qualities, structural, and other tests to verify aircraft airworthiness, coordination with the flight crew, instrumentation, maintenance, engineering, and inspection representatives to insure the aircraft is properly configured to meet test objectives.
  • The FTE also ensures onboard and telemetry data has been retrieved and processed for posting to the test database and network folders, he processes and coordinates test requests and manages all flight test generated documentation.
  • The FTE may also participate as an on-board flight test engineer or as the Telemetry Room Test Conductor to support real time test safety-of-flight monitoring and data acquisition.
  • L3Harris IAS has a wide variety of projects providing a rewarding and challenging work environment in which to grow and broaden your skill set and career.

    • BS in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering, with a minimum of 2-9 (Level 2-5) years Aerospace engineering experience.
    • Must have Flight Test engineering experience.
    • Must be able to work any shift, weekends and overtime as required.
    • Must be able to travel as necessary.
    • Must be able to obtain a secret security clearance.
    • Must have experience in basic Microsoft Office software applications including Word and Excel.
    • Must be able to pass FAA Class III Flight physical.

Keywords: L3Harris Technologies, Waco , Flight Test Engineer (FTE), Engineering , Waco, Texas

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