Design Authority and Airworthiness Support Engineer

Datasource Computer Employment Limited
£40 - £45 p hour
06 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Design Authority and Airworthiness Support Engineer - Contract - £40 - £45 Per Hour - Proven and recent experience in undertaking aircraft/system certification and flight clearance - Conversant with the emergent MAA Regulatory Environment (MRPs) - Conversant with the following specifications: - DEF STAN 00-970 - DEF STAN 05-123 - Understanding and experience of compiling flight approval and certification evidence in a complex systems integration environment - Knowledge of aircraft avionic systems - Understanding and experience of test procedures and hands on data analysis in a complex systems integration environment Our client is seeking an Airworthiness Support Engineer who will ensure that ongoing airworthiness and certification evidence is collated to provide evidence of design integrity. The successful candidate will understand the airworthiness and certification requirements as context for evidence collation, culminating in provision of the Certificate of Design. Key Responsibilities: - Managing the Def Stan 00-970 compliance matrix, including co-ordinating external (sub-contractor organisation) inputs and internal airworthiness assessments - Maintaining the Design Authority Signatories List and signatories document - Maintaining the Competency Management System - Reviewing vendor certification evidence - Ensuring vendor certification artefacts (DDPs/CoDs) are approved by authorised signatories for that organization - Preparing Flight Approval Documentation and seeking approval - Briefing checklist signatories on technical content of documents - Preparing and processing design checklists - Preparing Certificates of Design - Devising strategies to achieve flight clearance and certification - Maintaining currency with evolving MRP Regulatory Articles - Bringing emergent technical or programme issues to the attention of senior Design Authority signatories - Supporting the mutual understanding of certification issues between customer and between sub-contractors - Maintaining robust method of retaining and accessing all pertinent documentation Desired Skills, Qualifications and Experience: - Previous experience of operating in a DAOS and/or AAOS organisation undertaking prime contractorship/systems integration - Exposure to review and sign off activities for aeronautical systems would be beneficial - Willingness to travel in the UK - Accustomed to highly dynamic and demanding working environments, with a strong priority handling and management skill-set - Proactive with a 'can do' attitude The candidate must be able to demonstrate the following skills: - Analytical: ability to analyse technical problems and provide solutions - Negotiation: ability to resolve Customer issues in an effective productive manner - Communication: ability to produce and present convincing presentations, design documents and proposals to Customer and Supplier - Decision-making: ability to make rapid decisions - Interpersonal: ability to work with and lead a team of people, good listening and debating skills RECOMMEND A FRIEND: If you have professional friends/colleagues who would be interested in one of our roles and our excellent levels of service too, we'd like to recognise your recommendations with a 'thank you' of our own. For every colleague you refer who then starts a role through Datasource either Contract or Permanent, we will send you £300! Hit the 'Apply now' button to apply and to discuss this role further. We will be delighted to hear from you! (c) Copyright Datasource Computer Employment Limited 2017.
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