Technical Expert - Engine Performance

Date: May 24, 2024

Location: Dorval, Québec, CA, H4S 1Y9

Company: Bombardier

Title: Technical Expert – Engine Performance

In your role, you will

  • Understand the functioning of the engine control system, the aircraft performance, and how these interface with the whole aircraft and various sub-systems;
  • Support engine performance aspects including bleed system integration, idle settings definition including steep approach, go-around performance;
  • Support the propulsion, thermodynamics, hydraulic, electrical and fuel system groups;
  • Estimate installed power plant Performance;
  • i.e. Thrust, Specific Fuel Consumption, Rotational speeds, Turbine temperatures, etc
  • Plan engine performance flight testing, support to flight test and flight test data reduction
  • Create reports to document flight test data analysis and to support aircraft certification;
  • Plan the engine performance tasks and priorities for a development program
  • Participate in the application and the development of the Bombardier Engineering System (BES)
  • Focus on ensuring Engine Performance processes are followed and continually improved.
  • Support new product development activities as part of an IPDT 
  • Support management with the hiring process by reviewing candidates and participating in selection interviews
  • Collect Lessons Learned and ensure best practice/common approach across aircraft development programs

As our ideal candidate

  • You have more than 11 years of relevant experience in the field of Engine Performance (ideally at least 14 years) 
  • You have experience conducting Engine Performance ground and flight tests for aircraft certification and supplier compliance.
  • You are a DAD (Design Approval Designee) or meet the requirements for that designation. 
  • Eligibility for membership in and engineering professional order would be an asset.
  • You possess a good working knowledge of Part 25 regulatory requirements.  
  • You possess strong communication skills, both verbal and written in English
  • Knowledge of French would be an asset
  • You hold a bachelor’s degree in engineering, 
  • Master’s degree would be an asset
  • You have good knowledge of various programming languages used by the industry (like FORTRAN, C++, Python, Matlab, Teamcenter) and various Microsoft Office Suite packages
  • You are eligible to obtain (CGD) Controlled Goods Clearance to be able to work on Missionized Aircraft Programs in support of Bombardier Defense