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Electrical Systems and Equipment ODA Engineer AR Technical Specialist III

Date: Mar 17, 2023

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Electrical Systems and Equipment ODA Engineer AR Technical Specialist III in  GAC Dallas

Unique Skills:

Electrical Systems and Equipment ODA Engineering AR

Candidate must provide a copy of their chart of authorities with application.


Electrical Systems and Equipment Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) Airworthiness Representative (AR) position. Primary certification support for the new development for business jet completions (outfitting) programs in Dallas. Coordinate and perform review and approval of all electrical, development design work data, testing documents, analysis, and reports which require FAA (ODA AR) approval or witnessing. Familiar with AutoCAD, CATIA V5, SmarTeam, DO-160 requirements, and MS Office Applications. Candidate hired must be abreast of project certification schedules and the data review (and approval) timing required to support it. Support development meetings and provide certification input with Integrated Product Teams.  Review of multiple STC parts and the approval of vendor data to support revisions and amendments of STC’s already in place. Data reviews will have First Time Quality, Reliability, and Maintainability.  Work with outfitting organizations such as electrical, mechanical, operations, quality and certification teams as required to meet tasks.  Provide input for Corrective Action Board, and Change Control Board issues. Work independently to eliminate blocks, issues or items that will hinder product progress, both internal and external. Assists the planning, coordination, and performance of design, analysis and liaison engineering supporting the development and production of Gulfstream products and services to meet internal and external customer and regulatory requirements. Must be able to work cohesively in a team environment and provide guidance to team members as required. Interface primarily with the Electrical Engineering Design Team, Project Management, and Sr. Management. Candidate must be in good standing with the FAA / ACO. Personnel will be expected to become a member of the Gulfstream ODA by having authorities transferred (from another ODA or from DER ticket). FAA Delegated Functions and Authorizations preferred as follows:  Detail Design and Installation, Equipment Qualification Tests, Electrical Load Analysis, Test Plans/Reports, and EWIS.  Make decisions and recommendations that are recognized as authoritative and have an important impact on extensive engineering activities.

Additional Functions:

  • Demonstrates creativity, foresight, and mature engineering judgment in anticipating and solving complex engineering problems, determining program objectives and requirements, and in developing standards and guides for diverse engineering activities.
  • Responsible for an important segment of the engineering program with extensive and diversified engineering requirements.
  • Be responsible for Electrical Engineering certification schedule and program deliverables with established scope.
  • Adhere to Gulfstream safety rules and procedures.
  • Apply Gulfstream regulations and policies to daily business activities.


Additional Requirements:

Flexible to aircraft schedules and possible off hours testing. Must be a collaborator and be able to work in a team environment. Must be able to take direction and execute plans per the schedule determined by management. Must have good interpersonal skills. Respect and professionalism are at the core of Gulfstream Values.




Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in engineering or related curriculum applicable to the respective job position required. 13 yrs specific technical discipline or 15 yrs broad eng experience in several technical disciplines with Bachelors. Experience credit considered for related adv degrees limited to 2 yrs for Masters and 4 yrs for PhD in fields applicable to this job.

Position Purpose:

Works on engineering projects containing critical problems, the solution of which requires major technological advances and extensive related development

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. Responsible for an entire engineering project of major complexity within established scope .
  2. Makes technical decisions and recommendations that are recognized as authoritative and have an important impact on extensive engineering activities .
  3. Applies advanced technical principles, theories and concepts based on broad expertise or unique specialized knowledge .
  4. Leads the development of innovative principles and ideas .
  5. Acts independently to determine improved methods and/or procedures to optimize technical product, cost and schedule requirements .
  6. Works under consultative direction; uses independent judgment to accomplish objectives .
  7. Develops standards and guides for diverse engineering activities .
  8. Conceives and plans investigation of broad areas of importance for which engineering precedents are lacking in areas critical to the program .

Perform other duties as assigned.

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

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 210916

Category: Engineering

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 05/26/2023 


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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