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Florence, Kentucky
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Position Title: Senior Systems Engineer

Location:Florence, Kentucky

Department:Technical Operations

Reports To:Manager, Aircraft Systems Engineering

Position Summary: The Senior Aircraft Systems Engineer reports to the Manager, Aircraft Systems Engineering and is responsible for the engineering data, instructions, documents, and technical support that economically ensures the safety, airworthiness, and reliability of Atlas Air aircraft within the following ATA chapter subjects: 21, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 32, 33, 35, 36, and 38.

Major Job Accountabilities:
Provide guidance to Aircraft Systems Engineering staff.
Issue instructions and documents to economically support operations and return aircraft to service in a safe, airworthy, and timely manner.
Develop plans, instructions, and documents to comply with FARs, ADs, and NPRMs and to resolve non-mandatory in-service issues.
Support integration of new and previously operated aircraft.
Liaise with manufacturers maintenance representatives, repair & overhaul (MRO) facilities outside engineering departments regulatory personnel and other outside agencies.
Participate in industry working groups, industry steering committees, industry meetings, and conferences.
Review work of consultant, contract, and MRO Aircraft Systems Engineers.
Update technical source documents as applicable to insure accuracy.
Evaluate Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs), Notices of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRMs), Airworthiness Directives (ADs), Service Bulletins (SBs), Service Letters (SLs), and other notifications of in-service issues.
Participate in Fuel Safety Working Group activities regarding SFAR 88.
Develop and/or obtain approved data, acceptable data, and Alternate Methods of Compliance (AMOCs) for repairs, alterations, and modifications.
Develop product improvement modifications as dictated by Reliability indicators.
Work with original equipment manufacturers on emerging issues to help ensure safety and airworthiness, but also minimize the economic impact.
Establish component repair and build specifications to enhance dispatch reliability in accordance with budgetary and regulatory requirements.
Provide technical support to Technical Operations, Ground Operations, Flight Operations, and other Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings personnel.
Provide 24/7 technical support in cooperation with other Engineering staff.
Manage Atlas Air SOAP (Spectroscopic Oil Analysis Program).
Initiate maintenance program changes and changes to maintenance documents.

Required Experience:
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel
4-8 years Aircraft Systems Engineering
B.S. Engineering/Technical Engineering Degree
Meets deadlines
Remembers & follows instructions
Meets daily attendance & punctuality standard
Work is thorough
Produces accurate, dependable work
Output is consistent
Complete attention to detail
Volume of work produced meets expectations
Commitment to task

We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package including health coverage, life insurance and 401k savings plan with company match. Visit our website at

The Company is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. It is the Companys policy not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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Atlas Air Inc. is the largest provider of ACMI freighters for lease and plays a critical role in global air cargo. Atlas Airs highly efficient and reliable fleet is led by the Boeing 747-400 freighter the industry benchmark for operating performance due to its cost and capacity advantage over other freighters. Atlas Airs future operating platform is built upon the new-technology best-in-class Boeing 747-8 freighter. Atlas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Atlas to afford equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race color religion sex sexual orientation national origin citizenship place of birth age or disability in accordance with federal state and local laws.

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