Human Factors Engineer - TS II

Date: Jul 6, 2024

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Human Factors Engineer - TS II in  GAC Savannah

Unique Skills:

On any given day, you may:

  • Design and lead part task simulation evaluations for detailed design requirement definition using software and physical mockups, or predictive modeling tools.
  • Apply appropriate data analysis methods (descriptive or inferential statistics).
  • Prepare, develop, and execute part task and/or simulator or flight test plans that utilize data measurement techniques such as rating scales, questionnaires, and performance measurement calculation.
  • Guide project recommendations and mentor team in selecting any applying appropriate anthropometric modeling tools to design concept analysis.
  • Develop trade studies on system design concepts and present human factors requirement recommendations to multidisciplinary design teams.
  • Create and supervise operational tests to demonstrate human factors compliance to regulations and prepare engineering reports to substantiate compliance with Human Factors certification regulations.
  • Develop and supervise human error analysis worksheets to substantiate Human Factors certification compliance.
  • Coordinate multidisciplinary design teams in analysis of system design to arrive at integrated solutions.
  • Document certification testing in final engineering reports.
  • Represent Gulfstream in industry and/or regulatory committee design guidance and/or regulations to support design aspects.
  • Research and integrate new or innovative predictive tools to apply to future design development.
  • Develop standards and guides for human factors methods.

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience with basic research methods and use of human subjects in evaluations and experiments.
  • Ability to convey technical and non-technical concepts clearly and succinctly in both written and verbal formats.
  • Experience with planning programs and successful completion of programs with integration and human-machine interface aspects.
  • Ability to provide technical direction to cross-functional team.

Preferred Skills and Abilities:

  • Aviation/aerospace experience
  • Experience with advanced task analysis methods
  • Experience with biomechanics and time study theories
  • Experience with sensation and perception research
  • Experience with simulation software (e.g., CATIA V5 Human Builder, 3DSSPP, iData)
  • Experience with requirements management tools (e.g., DOORS)
  • Experience with Lean Six Sigma philosophies
  • Flying experience (e.g., PPL, CPL, ATP)



Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in engineering or technical related curriculum applicable to the respective job position required. 10 yrs in 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:

Guides successful completion of major engineering programs, or conceives research in areas of considerable scope and complexity supporting the development and production of Gulfstream products and services

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. Selects appropriate methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria to resolve complex engineering issues .
  2. Is consulted extensively by associates and others as a recognized authority within the field .
  3. Anticipates and resolves complex issues in creative and effective ways, developing standards and guides for diverse engineering activities .
  4. Approach to problem solving balances technical product, cost and schedule .
  5. Works without appreciable direction; work is reviewed from a long-range perspective for desired results .
  6. Exercises latitude in determining technical objectives of assignments, and makes decisions and recommendations that are recognized as authoritative .

Additional Functions:
  1. 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, 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: 220206

Category: Engineering

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 07/31/2024 


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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