Aircraft Configuration Controller

Date: Feb 10, 2024

Location: Wichita, KS, US, 67209

Company: Bombardier

At Bombardier, 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.

In your role, you will

  • Adhere to General Work Requirements
  • 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

  • Typically 5-7 years experience in the aircraft maintenance field as a Mechanic, Technician, or Inspector. 
  • 3-5 years Bombardier Flight Test Center experience (asset)
  • Thorough knowledge of FPS system and associated processes
  • Conflict resolution skills necessary to resolve daily issues in a professional manner

Bombardier is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  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, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, 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.


Job Aircraft Configuration Controller

Primary Location Wichita, ADMN / MFG, Learjet

Organization Learjet Inc


Employee Status Regular

Nearest Major Market: Wichita