Full-time

Flight Test Engineer - Project FTE (m/f/d)

Bruchsal, Germany

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We at Volocopter are the pioneers of electric air taxis, i.e. aircraft that take off and land vertically (eVTOLs). We bring urban air mobility to life, by getting air taxis and drones off the gorund in a way that complements current transportation options in megacities across the globe. Our aim is to offer affordable on-demand air taxi services that fly people to their destination quickly and safely. In 2011 we performed the first-ever piloted flight of a purely electric multicopter and have since showcased numerous public flights with our full-scale VoloCity aircrafts (www.volocopter.com).

Job Description

Your mission during this flight:

 

As a Flight Test Engineer - Project FTE your responsibilities and duties are: 

  • You will be responsible for planning, briefing and executing safe flight test activities.
  • You will monitor, interpret and report on all technical flight data, for example, in real-time via a telemetry station during mission conduct.
  • You will adhere to the Flight Test Operations Manual in FTE role.
  • You will draft Flight Test Definitions (FTD) for flight test campaigns, as assigned.
  • You will support in classification of Flight Test Requests for complexity.
  • You will act as a delegate for Flight Release approvals (when formally delegated) and as Test Conductor (TC) during test execution (if assigned via competency checkout).
  • You will generate and review post-test Flight Test Reports.
  • You will manage the conduct and implementation of HW & SW, as well as overall changes to the FT aircraft, as assigned, targeting continued airworthiness of the platform.
  • You will liaise with Engineering and Office of Airworthiness regularly, to secure continuous airworthiness support.
Qualifications

Check in your professional skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, preferably in Aerospace Engineering, or equivalent level of post-graduate aerospace competency-based training.
  • Experience in planning & conducting flight test operations as FTE, including data monitoring via telemetry.
Additional Information

Some of our Volocopter flight perks:

  • A fast-growing high-tech company with a broad network of top investors and partners 
  • The chance to help shape the future of aviation
  • The chance to create new things from scratch & manage your own projects
  • Personal accountability, and growth & learning opportunities, based on your skills
  • An inspiring workplace with modern workstations, flexible hours, efficient  communication, flat hierarchies & fantastic team spirit
  • An attractive salary package

Our differences are what makes us great. Here at Volocopter, we value equal opportunities and trust, and we give each and every one of our employees the chance to voice their opinions. As air mobility industry innovators, we believe that changing the world starts on the team level. We are fully committed to driving this innovation by celebrating diversity and fostering an inclusive culture where everyone is treated equally and respectfully, regardless of our different backgrounds and job titles.

Flight Test Engineer - Project FTE (m/f/d)

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