Flight Test Engineer Featured
- North York, On Canada
- Annual Salary $110,000.00 - $125,000.00
- Job ID
Flight Test Engineer job at Longview Aviation Capital in North York ON
Description, duties, responsibilities
De Havilland Aircraft of Canada is currently searching for a Flight Test Engineer to join our team in Toronto. This role will report to the Director, Flight Operations. The Dash8-400 program has nearly 600 aircraft flying in over forty different countries with over forty operators. This is your chance to join a well-established team of highly experienced professionals developing new designs for tomorrow’s turboprop aircraft.
At De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited, our employees work together worldwide - one good idea at a time. If you have a good idea, we’ll provide the environment where it will thrive and grow into a great product or customer experience. Your ideas are our fuel.
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?
- Competitive salary
- Full extended health and benefit plan
- The opportunity to join an organization from the ground floor
- Great task diversity and unique challenges
WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:
- Create and review all Test Definition Sheets for safety and operational concerns
- Coordinate all required changes to the test plan
- Integrate and communicate both aircraft and instrumentation configurations to support test requirements
- Provide and review test program elements
- Develop, update and review the test schedules based on established priorities and schedule restraints
- Define, direct and coordinate test procedures and conduct tests to meet TDS objectives and requirements in consultation with engineering
- Control, update and document all changes to test aircraft through worksheets and maintain the database to control aircraft status
- Support experimental configuration control
- Prepare and produce a detailed flight test report
- Various other duties as assigned
WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE:
- Minimum 7-10 years of experience in one of the following engineering disciplines: Aircraft System design and/or Flight Sciences (i.e. aircraft Stability & Control, Performance, Loads and Dynamics, Acoustics)
- Minimum of 5 years of flight test experience, preferably participated in a major new development certification flight test program
- Understanding of flight test practices and principles
- Understanding of civil aircraft certification requirements
- Understanding of aircraft systems and their operation
- Ability to read/interpret aircraft system schematics
- Excellent working knowledge of MS-Office and associated computer software tools
- Self-motivated and exhibit good communication, planning, problem solving and organizational skills
- Able to travel for the purposes of conducting flight tests for short and extended periods of time (e.g. 1 week to several weeks, sometimes on short notice); domestic and international travel
- Able to obtain an aviation medical (i.e. Transport Canada Aviation Medical (Level - CAT 3)
- Able to obtain an Industry Canada Radio Proficiency Certificate
- Flight experience (e.g. gliding and/or private pilot license) is considered an asset, but not a prerequisite
Longview Aviation Capital Corp. (LAC) was established in 2016 to manage a portfolio of long- term investments in the Canadian aerospace industry. At present, LAC includes and/or is associated with the assets of Viking Air Ltd., Pacific Sky Aviation Ltd, Longview Aviation Asset Management Inc., De Havilland Aircraft of Canada and Longview Aviation Services. With the addition of the Dash 8 Q Series, Longview holds the Type Certificates and entire product line of the original deHavilland aircraft company including the Twin Otter program and the DHC-1 through DHC-7 series, as well as the former Canadair CL-215, CL-215T, and CL-415 waterbomber aircraft. Longview has a workforce of approximately 1,800 full-time employees in manufacturing and service support in locations across Canada making it North America's largest commercial turboprop aircraft manufacturer.
This is a unique opportunity to join an innovative team dedicated to achieving outstanding results.
The team at De Havilland Aircraft of Canada thanks you for your application.
To learn more about us visit us at https://dehavilland.com/en
Longview Aviation Capital Company Overview
Longview Aviation Capital Corp. (LAC) was established in 2016 to manage a portfolio of long-term investments in the Canadian aerospace industry. LAC includes the assets of Viking Air Limited, De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited (owner of the entire Dash 8 program including 100, 200, 300, and in-production Series 400 programs), Pacific Sky Aviation Inc., Longview Aviation Asset Managment, and Longview Aviation Services. Longview, through its subsidiaries, holds the Type Certificates for the entire product line of the original de Havilland Canada aircraft DHC-1 through DHC-7, the Viking Series 400 Twin Otter, and the Canadair CL-215, CL-215T, and CL-415 aerial firefighters. Longview has a workforce of approximately 1,800 full-time employees in manufacturing and aircraft service support in locations across Canada, including Victoria, Calgary and Toronto.