Certification Engineer Technical Specialist I

Date: Sep 17, 2023

Location: Appleton, WI, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Certification Engineer Technical Specialist I in  GAC Appleton

Unique Skills:

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Gulfstream employees benefit from a total rewards package that includes

  • competitive compensation
  • medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage starting on day 1
  • retirement savings plan 

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  • Thorough understanding of 14 CFR part 25 regulatory compliance requirements under 14 CFR part 21 certification procedures.
  • Experience with EASA processes and CS 25 regulatory requirements is preferred. (experience with other foreign authorities is also acceptable).
  • Proficient at determination and application of certification methods of compliance to the airworthiness standards.
  • Experience working and managing engineering type design change projects, new/amended STC projects, major repairs and alterations is required.
  • Experience developing and reviewing certification plans with minimal oversight and providing guidance for appropriate methods of compliance.
  • Experience in understanding FAA requirements conveyed via Issue Papers for Special Conditions, Equivalent Levels of Safety findings, and Unsafe Features or Characteristics, and ability to aid in developing applicant positions in their response.
  • Ability to review and understand engineering design data and associated substantiation data to ensure compliance is appropriately shown.
  • Collaborative teamwork skills and ability to develop professional relationships with internal and external project stakeholders.
  • Ability to provide mentorship to more junior coworkers on determination of compliance requirements for moderately complex major design change projects for all the skill discussed above.
  • Understanding of Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) principles.
  • Previous experience working with a delegated organization (ODA, DAS, DOA) is preferred but not required.
  • Understanding of conformity process is desired.
  • Strong communication and written composition skills essential for authoring technical documents (ICA, Ground/Flight Test Plans, Certification Plans, Summary Compliance Reports, Correspondence, Project Statements, etc.).



Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree required or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. 5 ys in specific technical discipline or 10 yrs broad eng experience in several technical disciplines with Bachelors. Experience credit considered for related adv degrees limited to 2 yrs for Masters, 4 yrs for PhD in fields applicable to this job.

Position Purpose:

Assists with the planning, coordination, performance of design, analysis and liaison engineering supporting the development and production of Gulfstream products and services

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. Contributes to planning, developing and coordinating of important engineering projects .
  2. Provides specialized technical assistance to team members .
  3. Uses advanced techniques and modified extension of theories to provide technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems .
  4. Determines and develops own approach to solutions within schedule and cost objectives .
  5. Works under limited supervision; work should only be required. to be reviewed for accuracy and consistency with meeting overall objectives .
  6. Acts as liaison with representatives outside of the assigned group/area .

Additional Functions:
  1. Actively works to improve daily processes and ensures all work meets customer requirements .
  2. Maintains a current knowledge of developments in the field of specialty and/or other related aircraft fields in order to recommend innovations to improve quality and effectiveness of company product .

Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:
  1. Advanced degree in engineering related field preferred.
  2. The level of technical skill and abilities appropriate for this grade will be established by each discipline.

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 212756

Category: Engineering

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 07/28/2023 


Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.



Gulfstream does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position, unless the applicant is a currently sponsored Gulfstream employee.


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