Certification Engineer - Coatesville, PA - STSES
SUMMARY Coordinate department certification projects and personnel to maintain the schedule provided by the Manager of Engineering and leading the process to obtain and retain FAA certification for company products. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Serve as liaison between the Company, DERs, and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to maintain compliance with applicable regulations and policy for airworthiness and type certification. 2. Coordinate all certification activities with all branches of the FAA. (ACO, MCO, MIDO, etc.) 3. Generate reports to support certification activities such as Project Specific Certification Plans, Test Reports, etc. 4. Submit all type design data, analysis, plans and reports to the FAA. 5. Show compliance with the applicable FAR regulations per the agreed upon PSCP for each project. 6. Generate and maintain a master certification schedule for each project. 7. Schedule and lead all Certification Board Meetings. 8. Work to obtain FAA approval as required and correspond with FAA to keep company management aware of status of projects waiting FAA approval. 9. Work closely with the Quality to obtain successful completion of FAA Certification and audits. 10. Manage the conformity process with includes the determination of items that require conformity, writing and issuing the request for conformity, tracking the conformity progress for all projects. 11. Advise company personnel of procedures and requirements of FAA by conferring with other members of the aviation industry and maintaining familiarity with Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) and foreign certification requirements. REQUIREMENTS 3+ years of experience as a Certification Engineer in an Aviation environment Bachelors Degree in Mechanical, Aerospace or Electrical Engineering is highly preferred Must be familiar with FAA certification procedures and the STC process In depth knowledge of FAA Parts 21, 23, 27 & 29 Airworthiness Standards. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office software. Knowledge of other applications such as Primavera and DOORS is also helpful.