Completions Airworthiness Engineer TS II - CAO

Date: Nov 21, 2023

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Completions Airworthiness Engineer TS II - CAO in  GAC Savannah

Unique Skills:

This position is for the Savannah Completions Compliance Assurance Office (CAO) team.

Unique skills include:

  • Previous experience on supplemental type certification and/or major alteration projects.
  • Well-developed communication and written composition skills needed for authoring technical documents such as FAA correspondence and reviewing certification plans, summary compliance reports, and type inspection authorizations.
  • Keen attention to detail necessary to develop an understanding of Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) principles and use those principles to develop strategies and tools to increase quality and efficiency of existing processes.
  • Collaborative teamwork skills and ability to develop professional relationships to facilitate mentoring and guidance of internal and external project stakeholders.



Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in a discipline relevant to the position required. 10 years specific certification experience or 15 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:

Guides and independently performs 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 guiding, 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. Prepares, develops, and reviews complex certification plans describing the project scope, certification deliverables, means of compliance, and test/conformity requirements.
  2. Coordinates with EAR to resolve issues with certification deliverables and 8100-9 finding.
  3. Prepares TIA pre-requisites, draft TIA, and open projects/open PR memo. Hosts Pre-Flight Board Meeting with FAA.
  4. Independently prepares Summary Compliance Reports for more complex projects.
  5. Responsible for tracking project task assignments, status, and estimated complete dates as assigned.
  6. Develop and present briefings on certification strategy, status to program leadership, as assigned.
  7. Develops TC and STC FCAA validation deliverables including ROM development, application & classification, SSD & SEI effectivity, schedule development, meeting agendas, presentation coordination for generation with Subject Matter Experts and review, TC & STC internal coordination and action tracking, FCAA responses, ensure publication of minutes and actions, develops validation work plans, TC & STC internal coordination and action tracking, coordinates company responses for Issue papers / CRIs / CAIs, and the FAA responses, coordinate the review of draft VTC, VTCDS, final AFMS and coordinate responses for closure of the validation project.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:
  1. Working knowledge of Phases of TC, post-TC and STC certification projects, and the associated FAA Orders and Policy; ODA Procedures Manual and key differences in process between different types of projects; Part 25 regulations, how those regulations drive design and system redundancy requirements, and the supporting regulatory guidance material; Certification testing process and deliverables; Airworthiness limitations and associated regulations and operating requirements; Differing certification bases across the production models; Determining design changes (major/minor) and what systems and regulations may be impacted by those design changes; and Validation procedures, project classification and significant standards differences for EASA, Brazil, Canada and China.
  2. In-depth knowledge of design and systems knowledge across multiple models, requirements and potential issues that would be applicable for new/novel technologies, and validation procedures, project classification and significant standards differences across a range of countries.


Additional Information

Requisition Number: 215859

Posting Type: Internal-External

Department: J1765-SAV Completions CAO

Category: Engineering

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Salary Grade:E9

Number of Openings: 1

Posting End Date: 11/30/2023 


Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.


Gulfstream will consider employment visa sponsorship, if applicable.


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