Ensures avionics, electrical, hydraulic and structural aircraft systems meet performance standards. Assists with the definition, development, implementation and improvement of test procedures. Performs in-flight tests that measure integrated systems compliance with design, customer and federal regulatory requirements. Diagnoses, documents and resolves problems during flight tests; assists with performs in-flight repairs and configuration changes. Analyzes causes of system failures and works with engineering to resolve problems. Develops and delivers training on new systems, test and operational procedures. Provides airline customers immediate technical consultation on the product features, reliability issues and problem resolution. Performs tests to diagnose and resolve aircraft system problems to assist with aircraft acceptance. Works under minimal direction. Extensive knowledge of avionics, electrical, hydraulic, and structural systems of commercial and military aircraft. Proven skills in diagnosing malfunctions, developing technical solutions to complex problems, troubleshooting, and problem resolution. Ability to obtain and maintain medical flight clearance. The candidate needs to have the ability to work in an ambiguous, technically challenging, fast paced, dynamic team environment. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of leadership, sound judgment, flexibility and team building skills coupled with professional integrity and solid business acumen. Must have a positive attitude and enjoy the challenge of delivering high quality products and services within schedule constraints. The candidate should have a demonstrated ability to communicate, both verbal and written, to international and domestic customers as well as various levels of management and across functions.
[ + ] Building Trust
Consistently demonstrates honesty; keeps commitments; behaves in a consistent manner. Guides others in sharing thoughts, feelings, and rationale so that other project leads, managers, interorganizational employees and external customers understand personal positions. Consistently listens to others and objectively considers others' ideas and opinions, even when they conflict with one's own. Consistently treats people with dignity, respect, and fairness; gives proper credit to others; stands up for deserving others and their ideas even in the face of resistance or challenge.
[ + ] Coaching/Teaching
Consistently clarifies expected behaviors, knowledge, and level of proficiency by guiding, seeking and giving information and checking for understanding. Consistently provides instruction, positive models, and opportunities for observation in order to help other project managers, internal employees, and external customers develop skills; encourages questions to ensure understanding. Consistently gives timely, appropriate feedback on performance; reinforces efforts and progress. Consistently establishes good interpersonal relationships by helping project leads, internal employees, and external customers feel valued, appreciated, and included in discussions.
[ + ] Collaboration
Consistently works effectively and cooperatively with team members and fellow project team leaders, other employees and external customers. Establishes and maintains good working relationships by actively involving less experienced employees and/or other project team leaders and external customers and helping them feel valued, appreciated, and included in discussions. Places higher priority on team and organization goals than on own goals. Offers to provide assistance and/or project team leadership to other teams and/or employees when doing so would benefit the organization.
[ + ] Follow-Up
Consistently builds due dates into assignments and task delegations; clearly and effectively communicates milestones and expected results. Asks probing questions to obtain relevant information; proactively convenes meetings with fellow project leads, other internal employees and external customers to review progress and share information; gets feedback on results from those directly involved. Meets formally with fellow project leads, other internal employees, and external customers to review the results of an assignment, project, or delegated task.
[ + ] Initiating Action
Consistently takes immediate action when confronted with a problem or when made aware of a situation in own or other work area. Consistently implements new ideas or potential solutions without prompting; does not wait for others to take action or to request action. Consistently takes action that goes well beyond job requirements in order to achieve the objectives of the organization.
[ + ] Aircraft Systems/Software
Extensive, specialized knowledge of specific aircraft systems, components, and loadable/non-loadable software.
[ + ] Boeing Knowledge
Extensive and specialized knowledge of Boeing's organizations, processes, program plans, policies and procedures, and products required to effectively perform functional responsibilities of the occupation.
[ + ] Flight Test Reporting
Advanced ability to document flight test and communicate the data clearly to the appropriate audience verbally or through technical reports.
[ + ] Troubleshooting
The extensive, specialized ability to use established physical, mechanical, or scientific principles and perform appropriate tests to identify and solve problems encountered on the job. This includes the ability to locate and isolate the problem, identify possible solutions, and select approaches that are practical and effective.
Basic Qualifications For Consideration
Are you willing to cover 2nd or 3rd shift if necessary?
Are you willing to work overtime?
Do you have at least 6 years of avionics or fightline functional test troubleshooting experience?
AA degree in related discipline and typically 6 or more years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We...