Flight Test Engineer

Date: May 23, 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

•    Flying onboard experimental aircraft as a crewmember following appropriate training.
•    Operating all cabin experimental provisions and mission specific test instrumentation, while conducting tests and recording results.
•    Communication and coordination of efforts relating to testing activities with all other disciplines
•    Test documentation and reporting, including technical review and generation of test plans, instructions, test limitations and post flight reports
•    Coordination of test aircraft and experimental equipment configuration for test.
•    Design and development of safety critical real time data displays and derived parameters
•    Proper use of safety and risk mitigation procedures as defined by company policies, and compliance with FAA and Transport Canada Regulations

As our ideal candidate

•    You have 2-3 years of flight test engineering experience

•    The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering discipline or have previous experience within a flight test engineering organization. Product specific development and training will be provided prior to being scheduled for regular flight crew duties.
•    Previous flying experience (pilot or other crew member) is a strong asset but is not considered essential.
•    Interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively with a variety of individuals, departments and organizations. Strong leadership qualities and communication skills, both verbal and written are an asset.
•    Demonstrated capacity to prioritize, manage and absorb large quantities of data and information.
•    Ability to work with a variety of IT tools and equipment is required, with experience in the uses of programming for automation and workload reduction an asset.
•    The flight test environment may require irregular work hours (including weekends on occasion) and will require travel.
•    Flight test engineers must be able to obtain maintain an FAA Class 3 Medical Certificate or equivalent.
•    Previous experience with flight test procedures and requirements, along with familiarity with Part 25 (or equivalent) certification processes and procedures is an asset.

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 Flight Test Engineer 

Primary Location Wichita, ADMN / MFG, Learjet

Organization Learjet Inc


Employee Status Regular

Referral Amount $2,000.00 

Nearest Major Market: Wichita