Airworthiness Engineer Structures and Mechanical Systems (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 Airworthiness Engineer Structures and Mechanical Systems, you hold a formal position within the EASA approved Design Organization of Volocopter, as part of the Office of Airworthiness. As an expert in aircraft certification, your duties are assigned by your specific expertise, and you are acting on behalf of the Head of Airworthiness for dedicated projects.

You manage subject-specific contacts with the relevant authorities, such as EASA and its international counterparts and you are consulting our technical design experts in all aspects related to the certification of the product. 

  • You coordinate the generation and alteration of the Certification Program, involving the relevant Compliance Verification Engineers
  • You coordinate the generation and alteration of Master Compliance documentation based on formally verified compliance documentation, aligned with Certification Program Coordination of occurrence assessment and classification as ‘unsafe’ or ‘not unsafe condition’
  • You coordinate the generation and alteration of Flight Conditions prior to submission to EASA for approval
  • You conduct internal DOA relevant training activities
  • You take over tasks delegated by the Head of Airworthiness, like coordination and conduct of certification meetings with Authorities, representing Airworthiness in project reviews, clarifying certification relevant subjects with subcontractors, etc. 

Check in your professional skills:

  • Engineering degree in aeronautical science or equivalent education
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as Airworthiness Engineer or Compliance Verification Engineer, preferably in multiple disciplines with a focus on Subpart C and Composite Structures
  • Thorough knowledge of the applicable requirements to Type Certification of aircraft, ideally stemming from different categories of products
  • Thorough knowledge of the EASA regulatory environment and EASA practices
  • Previous involvement in EASA Type Certification Processes; experience as Airworthiness Engineer beneficial
  • Ability and willingness to travel
  • Excellent command of the English language 
Additional Information

Work mode: Hover (Hybrid)

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.

Airworthiness Engineer Structures and Mechanical Systems (m/f/d)

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