Share this Job

Airworthiness Certification Engineer TS III, CAO-TC Innovation Focal

Date: Aug 7, 2022

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Airworthiness Certification Engineer TS III, CAO-TC Innovation Focal in  GAC Savannah

Unique Skills:

The CAO-TC Innovation Focal supports early engagement activities with the FAA for new aircraft concepts and innovative technologies. Tasks include working with engineering and ODA EARs to develop regulatory gap analyses and prepare material (white papers, presentations, etc.) to support discussions with the authorities to develop a pathway to certification for new concepts and technologies. This position interfaces with Gulfstream’s preliminary design, advanced capabilities and requirements, advanced flight deck, and advanced aircraft systems organizations within IEF. This position is also the CAO point of contact with the FAA for these projects.


The CAO-TC Innovation Focal is responsible for coordinating regulatory reviews. This includes monitoring for newly published regulatory material, collecting, consolidating and submitting comments from IEF personnel on draft regulatory material, as well as providing notification within Gulfstream of newly published certification material.



Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in a discipline relevant to the position required. 13 years specific certification experience or 18 years broad engineering experience. 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:

Responsible for successful planning and completion of a variety of engineering and supportive tasks associated with the Compliance Assurance Organization, Organization Designation Authority, FAA, EASA and other foreign civil aviation authorities. Responsibilities include leading, generating, processing, and supporting the review of engineering documentation required. for certification programs from project start to closure.

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. Reviews and approves group deliverables (certification plans, summary compliance reports, correspondence, noise data sheets, etc.) .
  2. Makes authoritative decisions and recommendations for problem solution through application of advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts in areas where engineering precedents are lacking.
  3. Is a recognized leader and an authority in multiple areas of certification; presents certification requirement recommendations to multi-disciplinary design teams and upper management .
  4. Researches and determines impact of NPRMs or potential changes to guidance material (industry or regulatory) to apply to future design development .
  5. Recommends strategy for group processes, tools, deliverables and responsibilities.
  6. Develop and present briefings on certification strategy, status to organization leadership and regulatory authorities, as assigned.
  7. Develops work methods and standard operating procedures for certification methods, processes, and tools. Recommend improvements to existing processes.
  8. Authors issue papers and assists in preparation of applicant response.
  9. Participates in industry conferences, working groups, and/or committees related to aviation certification as assigned.
  10. Utilizes delegated authorities under the GAC ODA (Engineering Authorized Representative, Alternate Administrator, etc.) as applicable.
  11. Participates in FCAA validation activities and reviews of deliverables as a SME.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:
  1. Broad expertise or unique specialized knowledge in certification.
  2. In-depth knowledge of FAA Orders 8110.4, 8100.15, and Gulfstream ODA Procedures Manual.
  3. Understands GAC safety system.

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 184330

Category: Engineering

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 05/31/2022 


Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.



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


 Legal Information | Site Utilities | Contacts | Sitemap
Copyright © 2020 Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation. All Rights Reserved. A General Dynamics Company.

Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), designs, develops, manufactures, markets, services and supports the world's most technologically-advanced business jet aircraft

Nearest Major Market: Savannah

Job Segment: Compliance, Aerospace Engineering, Aerospace, Engineer, Legal, Engineering, Aviation