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Aircraft Performance Engineer TS I

Date: Jan 29, 2023

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Aircraft Performance Engineer TS I in  GAC Savannah

Unique Skills:

The Aircraft Performance group is responsible for all aspects of aircraft performance for the current fleet and new product development. 


Other skills needed:

-Thorough understanding of fixed wing aerodynamics, propulsion, and performance.

-Solid understanding of airplane flight characteristics, first-principles analyses, and performance methods.

-Experience with transport category airplane certification projects (Part 25).

-Potential candidate for FAA Flight Analyst DER/AR desirable.

-Fortran and MATLAB experience highly desired.

-UNIX/Linux experience a plus.


Other responsibilities include:

-Use computer based tools to analyze airplane performance in specific phases of flight including takeoff, climb, descent, approach and landing, as well as overall mission analysis.

-Analyze flight test data in support of airplane performance database development.

-Prepare performance data for airplane flight manuals, operations manuals, and avionics software.

-Support coordination with aviation authorities (FAA, EASA, others) regarding compliance with performance regulations.

-Respond to inquiries from customers/operators relating to published performance data.

-Support new product development programs and fleet sustaining issues.

-Prepare performance data for new models, and derivatives of current models.

-Maintain current legacy computer analysis programs, and support development of modified and new software tools and methods.



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: 201642

Category: Engineering

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 02/28/2023 


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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