Airworthiness Engineer (m/f/d)
Bruchsal, Germany

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:

  • You will be responsible to obtain on-time permits for worldwide piloted and un-piloted demonstration missions.
  • You will manage the timely issuance of requested supporting technical documentation to respective CAA to support the piloted Permit to Fly (and Flight Conditions where applicable) or the timely issuance of documentation to support un-piloted (including SORA as applicable).
  • You will support the timely issuance of operational supporting documents as CONOPS and in establishing SORA documents with the relevant stakeholders.
  • You will coordinate with the respective CAAs to obtain relevant permissions for worldwide planned flight activities under Permit to Fly.
  • You will coordinate the generation and alteration of Permit to Fly (and where applicable Flight Conditions) prior to submission to the respective CAA for approval.
  • You will prepare the timely obtaining for permissions (e.g. PtF and supporting approvals) from Bruchsal/Germany in advance.
  • You will be on-site (worldwide) for immediate preparation and during the mission flights as the liaison between Volocopter Office of Airworthiness and CAA.
  • During the mission on-site (worldwide) the Airworthiness Engineer is loaned to the local Ops Manager to support flight activities on-site.

Check in your professional skills:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as Airworthiness Engineer in an EASA Design Organization
  • Experience with eVTOL or drones is a plus
  • Thorough knowledge of the applicable requirements to Type Certification of products
  • Previous active involvement in EASA Type Certification Processes
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.

Airworthiness Engineer (m/f/d)