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Aircraft Structures Certification Engineer (DER)

Company: Wisk Aero LLC.
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

At Wisk, we're transforming the future of urban mobility through safe, all-electric, autonomous flight. -We are a passionate team working together toward a sustainable future, solving high-impact problems that have never been solved before. By delivering everyday flight for everyone, we're making it possible to spend less time getting there and more time being there. -If you want to be part of shaping the future of mobility, then read on! We are seeking an Aircraft Structures Certification Engineer (DER) to join our team developing our next generation electric-powered aircraft. As a key member of the certification team, the Aircraft Structures Certification Engineer (DER) is responsible for ensuring that the structures-related engineering data supporting aircraft certification complies with the appropriate airworthiness standards. The successful candidate is widely recognized in the aerospace community as a subject matter expert in aircraft structures with direct experience developing and building type certified aircraft, from initial concept through flight testing and certification. Role/Responsibilities

  • Ensure that the engineering data supporting aircraft certification complies with the appropriate airworthiness standards (Title 14 CFR Parts 23 and 27).
  • Work with other members of the certification team to define the certification plan for the aircraft structures (metal and composite), including means/method of compliance, test plans, and conformity inspections.
  • Direct and coordinate certification activities related to the aircraft structure.
  • Support and witness certification-related tests and conformity inspections.
  • Meet regularly with the certifying authority (FAA) to communicate and refine the certification plan.
  • Participate in FAA and industry sponsored activities related to certification guidance for AAM vehicles.Requirements
    • Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Mechanical, Aerospace, or Structural Engineering.
    • 8+ years of experience in design, analysis, and testing of metal and composite aircraft structures.
    • 5+ years of experience as an aircraft structures DER.
    • Demonstrated success directing structures-related certification activities leading to type certification of normal or transport category aircraft or rotorcraft.
    • Delegated authority in aircraft structures (metallic and composite) for Title 14 CFR Part 23 for the following functions:
    • Static, dynamic, and fatigue analysis.
    • Design and construction
    • Material & process specifications
    • Damage tolerance evaluationsPreferred
      • Additional delegated authority in aircraft structures (metallic and composite) for the following Title 14 CFR Part 23 functions:
      • Flutter and ground vibration
      • Safety analysis
      • Flotation and ditching analysis
      • Structural loading limitations
      • Delegated authority in aircraft structures for the above functions for Title 14 CFR Part 27. We are located in Mountain View just a couple of hundred feet from Shoreline Lake and its surrounding walking/jogging trails. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance (company pays 100% of employee premium), alternative work schedule (9/80), flexible time off, 10 company holidays, a 401(k) plan with 50% company matching (no vesting period), commuter assistance, and education assistance. And on top of all that, we also offer a variety of perks such as free catered lunches, flight lessons, gym membership subsidies, snacks, drinks, fruits, employee referral bonus, charitable giving match, patent bonus program, happy hours and many more. In order to protect the health and safety of our employees in the workplace, as a condition of employment, we require that employees are fully-vaccinated with an FDA-authorized vaccination against COVID-19 as permitted by law. Exceptions/accommodations are considered for employees with disabilities or sincerely-held religious beliefs, practices, or observances that prevent them from being vaccinated against COVID-19. Wisk Aero provides -equal employment opportunities -(EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Wisk Aero abides by applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Keywords: Wisk Aero LLC., Mountain View , Aircraft Structures Certification Engineer (DER), Engineering , Mountain View, California

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