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ODA / STC Project Engineer (Electrical)

ODA / STC Project Engineer (Electrical) (PDF)

The ODA/STC Project Engineer (Electrical), participates in, and manages new and/or amended STC projects, both inside and outside the S-TEC ODA, at the direction of the ODA Administrator/Certification Administrator.  Duties may be extended to performing systems tasks in support of TSO projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assess and plan compliance with regulatory requirements for the application of avionics and flight control systems
  • Assist with generation of certification plans and compliance checklists
  • Assist with determining appropriate designee oversight
  • Create component, wiring diagram, electrical harness, and installation drawings
  • Create parts lists, and master drawing lists for use in FAA approved STC data packages
  • Create component and system test plans/reports to support regulatory compliance
  • Create analyses to support regulatory compliance
  • Create Instructions for Continued Airworthiness
  • Review installation drawings/documents and reports/analyses for completeness and accuracy as part of the project approval
  • Assist with managing the certification and compliance aspects of the projects
  • Will require some interface with FAA DER/DARs, ODA Unit Members, and/or FAA representatives
  • Perform/support flight test engineer functions for company ground and flight testing

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty listed above satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. Microsoft Office and CAD computer skills are a must.  Individual must have excellent social skills and a pleasant disposition due to frequent exposure to customers, FAA and DER/DARs.  Individual must be able and willing to work overtime, weekends and holidays when asked to in order to meet company obligated deadlines.  Individual must demonstrate team camaraderie and willingness to take on a variety of tasks simultaneously. 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:  College degree, preferably in engineering or technical discipline. High school diploma or general education degree (GED).  Six plus years of experience working in the FAA regulatory environment may be substituted for the college degree.  Experience with aircraft drawings and associated FAA documentation is required.  Completed FAA training as an FAA Designee or ODA Unit Member is preferred.