Type Airworthiness Engineer

  • Department: System Integration
  • Location: Bristol
  • Job type: Full-time

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Description

Our people are at the very heart of what we do, they are the reason our clients work with us to solve some of their greatest challenges. At Frazer-Nash, we want all of our people to feel they belong, confident in the knowledge that we value and respect the commitment they have made by entrusting their careers and expertise to us.

We are committed to fostering a working culture that brings out the very best in our people, regardless of their circumstances, identity or background. We want our people to be themselves, feel empowered to achieve their personal and professional goals, and know that we respect the unique value they bring to the company. In support of this, we encourage thoughtful behaviours and work to foster a collaborative working environment.

We are looking to recruit an experienced Airworthiness Engineers to join our already well established team. The successful candidates will be able to work with clients (MOD, Design Organisations, Original Equipment Manufacturers and Supply Chain) to provide Type and Continuing Airworthiness support for new and in-service air systems.

The successful candidate will work with clients (both direct to MOD and within the supply chain) to provide technical support throughout the life-cycle of their systems, from concept through to disposal. The majority of our work is focussed on providing assurance that new systems are safe to introduce into and remain in service, in line with regulatory and legal requirements.

The majority of the work will be within the military air environment, focussed on providing support and assurance through the creation of Safety, Integrity and Certification artefacts, with considerations to the impacts on the environmental and ILS disciplines. The variety of projects is interesting and constantly changing across military fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft, conventional civil aircraft and emerging civil and space technologies, including unmanned aerial systems (UAS). With a strong technical background, the successful candidate will lead and manage projects and identify, develop and capture new opportunities.

Requirements

The successful applicant will meet the following minimum requirements:

  • A degree in an Engineering, Safety or related subject; or similar experience gained through previous employment in the air sector;
  • Experience (MOD/DE&S/Industry) of type airworthiness delivery and/or air system integrity management within the air domain.
  • Be CEng/IEng accredited or a desire to work towards it with mentored professional development;
  • Must be able to work closely in a team, as well as on solo projects, as necessary

It is to your advantage if you meet any or all the following additional requirements:

  • Experience of development of airworthiness strategies and delivery of type certification programmes;
  • A broad understanding of air system design with ideally expertise in one or more systems (Structures, Propulsion, Electrical Power, Avionics, etc);
  • Understanding of the Military and/or Civil Airworthiness and Air Safety Regulation and design standards;
  • Understanding of safety assessment and analysis techniques;
  • Experience of fixed wing, rotary wing and UAS/RPAS Type Certification Basis definition and certification evidence assessment.

In addition, the applicant will need to display evidence of:

  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills;
  • Good problem-solving skills;
  • Good business acumen;
  • Teamwork;
  • Technical Leadership.

Personal development is an important aspect and successful candidates will have access to professional development opportunities, training opportunities and conference attendance.

In addition, the applicant will need to display evidence of:

  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills;
  • Good problem-solving skills;
  • Good business acumen;
  • Teamwork;
  • Technical Leadership.

Personal development is an important aspect and successful candidates will have access to professional development opportunities, training opportunities and conference attendance.

Happy to talk flexible working

With benefits to suit your lifestyle, we have a flexible approach to your location and working arrangements.

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