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BFTC A/A Configuration Controller

Date: Apr 18, 2017

Location: Wichita, KS, US

BFTC A/A Configuration Controller-WIC04040


the evolution of mobility

At Bombardier Aerospace, our employees work together to evolve mobility 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.

You will be part of the Product Development Engineering, Aerospace team where it all starts for Bombardier as it sets the stage to take full advantage of its investments and the tremendous growth potential of its new products. The organization is responsible for bringing new aircraft programs to their successful entry-into-service. Currently, these new products are the all-new CSeries commercial aircraft and the high-performance Global 7000/Global 8000 business jets.

In your role, you will:

- Ensure (through discussion with Engineering and the Flight Crew) that proposed aircraft configuration changes, will not adversely affect upcoming ground or flight tests
- Ensure that detailed aircraft configuration requirements (FTE Set-up Sheets) are met
- Prepare, coordinate and authorize work to be performed on the aircraft, including development of the nightly work package
- Act as the primary point of contact to authorize all work performed on the flight test aircraft
- Serve as a focal for work package issues and provide liaison support to the various BFTC departments in support of short term scheduling goals
- Provide morning aircraft status briefing to various BFTC functions
- Prepare Pre-flight/Pre-Test Aircraft Configuration Briefing report and conduct briefings
- Attend Post-flight/Post-Test debrief meetings and perform follow up coordination activities for discrepancies reported during testing
- In coordination with Quality Assurance, plan and coordinate the timely execution of all Airworthiness Maintenance requirements, and maintain the tracking and timing of inspections, time life items and special maintenance items
- Work closely with the Flight Crew and is familiar with the aircraft test schedule
- Assist Lead Flight Test Engineer with the development of the short-term flight test schedule by providing input for upcoming maintenance, inspection and down time requirements.
- Attend daily meetings associated with aircraft support issues and status briefings
- Support offsite testing as required
- Manage deferred maintenance items and coordinate resolution
- Assist Project and Ground Operations with the development of downtime planning activities


As our ideal candidate,

- You must have 3-5 years’ experience in the aircraft maintenance field as a Mechanic, Technician, or Inspector
- You have an A&P License or (Canadian equivalent) or FCC license (preferred)
- You have an associate’s degree in Aircraft Maintenance Technology or related field (preferred)
- You have previous experience in a similar capacity on experimental flight test aircraft (preferred)
- You have 1-2 years’ experience at Bombardier BFTC (preferred)
- You have QA, QC or Engineering experience (preferred)
- You have previous experience in aircraft maintenance planning or maintenance control (preferred)

Bombardier is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and is committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other personal characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Laws.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Please continue to monitor our website and apply for additional positions for which you are qualified and may be of interest to you.

Your ideas move people.

Job: Mechanical Engineering
Primary Location: US-KS-Wichita

Zip Code US 67209
Organization: Aerospace
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
18.04.2017, 2:13:32 PM

Unposting Date
02.05.2017, 11:59:00 PM

Nearest Major Market: Wichita

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