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Airworthiness Engineer Job in Springfield, Ohio US

Airworthiness Engineer


Posted: 5/3/2024 - Expires: 8/1/2024

Job ID: 273122717


Job Description

Over the past 40 years SelectTech has built a solid reputation in the defense contracting space by adhering to three core values: Results Driven, Technical Excellence, and Collaboration. SelectTech has experienced tremendous growth in its airworthy roll-on roll-off transportation systems and is seeking a, Airworthiness Engineer to join a mission focused team.

The Airworthiness Engineer will be a key technical position creating, contributing,and ensuring success of airworthiness certification projects within SelectTech. This position will own, support, and actively contribute to airworthiness aspects of current and future design certification and validation projects. This position requires a driven and professional individual that is focused on excellence in execution of airworthiness projects. Additionally, this position will be instrumental in continuing to build the airworthiness certification capabilities within SelectTech.

Essential Functions

Plan and accomplish highly complex and challenging projects across multiple aircraft systems, disciplines, and program phases.

Build professional relationships with the military customer and the military airworthiness authority through direct interaction on significant technical matters which often require coordination between internal and external organizations.

Evaluate standard qualification rules and guidance material to assist Integrated Product Teams in developing the Qualification/Certification Basis, Means of Compliance, Subsystem/System Level Airworthiness Qualification Specifications, and other qualification/certification activities.

Manage and maintain military qualification/certification airworthiness artifacts and deliver airworthiness contract deliverables in accordance with program requirements throughout the product life cycle.

Interpret requirements and advise company personnel in matters related to airworthiness, certification, and policy interpretation

Coordinate certification project activities as required, including but not limited to meetings, briefings, and presentations to company management, regulatory authorities, suppliers/partners, and professional organizations

Contribute to creation and review of certification documents and data - including but not limited to Master Compliance Checklists, certification plans and reports, Issue Papers, accomplishment summaries, manuals, Instructions for Continued Airworthiness, airworthiness applications, etc.

Compile certification data packages and manage their delivery to regulatory authorities to support Type Certification and validation projects

Assist with maintenance of certification project records, engineering files, and company data

Develop and manage airworthiness processes, tools, standards, and associated training materials across the company

Develop and manage company designee management processes and plans

Continuously improve airworthiness department processes, tools, and standards

Assist in building and maintaining professional relationships with regulatory authorities, suppliers, and company departments through direct interaction on significant technical and regulatory matters often requiring coordination between organizations

Contribute to internal familiarization and training, mentorship, and coaching on aspects of certification, airworthiness, and associated processes and expectations, as required

Support project management activities related to airworthiness and certification projects

Identify and support mitigation of safety and program risks, issues, and opportunities related to airworthiness

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not intended to be a complete or exclusive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Education and Experience:

Bachelors of Science in an Engineering discipline preferred

4+ years of relevant industry experience

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:

Strong knowledge of 14 CFR Part 21 and Part 23 requirements, guidance, policy, processes, and means and methods of compliance

Broad knowledge of aircraft designs and systems

Direct experience working with FAA, EASA, or other Civil Aviation Authorities

Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills

Excellent communication and presentation skills

Able to effectively work on multiple projects at once

Able to communicate effectively with technical professionals, project managers, and executive leadership

Strong time and project management abilities

Able to effectively educate technical and professional personnel in processes and aspects of civil certification

Must be able to qualify for and maintain a Security Clearance

Physical Demands

This job operates in an office and industrial environment. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit; stand; walk; bend; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. This position requires the ability to lift up to 25 pounds unassisted.


SelectTech Services complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact our Human Resources Department, (937)438-9905,

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Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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