Current Job Opportunities

 JobTitlelocationJobtype
Job-0633Cabin Realization Engineer - AircraftMobile, ALContract
Job-0637Business ControllerGrand Prairie, TXContract
Job-0638Stress Engineer - Interiors & CargoMobile, ALContract
Job-0639Upgrade Services Design Manager (Contract)Mobile, ALContract
Job-0640Simulator Technician SpecialistGrand Prairie, TXContract
 
Job ID:Job-0633
Job Title:
Cabin Realization Engineer - Aircraft
Rate:
Primary Skills:
AC Cabin Interiors, Modifications, Liaison, CATIA
Description:
This position is an open ended contract position with longevity for the right person!  Join a great team! Join a great company!


Position Summary: 
The Cabin Realization Engineer (Contract) applies ample knowledge of principles, theories, concepts, industry practices and standards to deliver high quality design engineering solutions while assuring procedural compliance within assigned engineering project teams.
Primary Responsibilities:Responsible for engineering development per the aircraft modification project plan.Responsible to generate specific technical solutions to support cabin or cargo compartment upgrades including, but not limited to, cabin or cargo equipment installation, systems and electrical modification.Responsible for generating installation, adaptation or removal instructions to support input for Service Bulletins.Responsible for engineering drawings accuracy and quality.Responsible to determine the parts required for Kit definition.Responsible for documentation support of the certification process.Supports the certification process as required.Supports onsite modification team as required including direct onsite support.Responsible to answer/resolve queries during and after work instruction and kit delivery.Support the Payload Modification leader as required.Create and ensure that the engineering is robust and meets integrated project requirements.Responsible for the delivery of integrated engineering solutions meeting technical, weight, program, and cost targets.Ensure that diversely located teams are supported with the appropriate infrastructure, communication and direction. Manage design changes that guarantee an optimum engineering result.Ensure that the design can be certified and all the necessary data for test and certification is produced.Provide strong liaison with other departments both internally and internationally.Develop and manage program enablers and ensure their timely and high quality delivery.
Additional Responsibilities:  Develop solutions to handle complex tasks for which existing methods and procedures may not apply.
Experience / Skills / Training: Minimum of 5 years in aviation or 3 years in aircraft modification experience, specifically cabin.Must have strong project or program engineering experience.Must have extensive experience with Microsoft PowerPoint and Project.Ability to read and make corrections to engineering drawings.Ability to write reports, technical memorandums, interface agreements, work statements and requirements documents using good technical English.Ability to effectively present information to customers, both internal & external.Ability to develop and present design and program reviews and answer questions thereto.Ability to map and understand complex engineering processes, and to extract information from those processes to include timescales, enablers, deliverables and risk.Ability to inter-relate with and motivate diverse teams.Ability to lead effectively.
Education / Special Qualifications: BS Engineering Degree
 
    
 
Job ID:Job-0637
Job Title:
Business Controller
Rate:
Primary Skills:
Financial Reports, Forecasts, Operating Plans, OPEX, Cost Targets,
Description:
This is an open ended contract/temporary position with a major company in Grand Prairie, TX.
This position will direct, oversee and control all
financial aspects of the business for the assigned business unit. Coordinate the financial planning inputs and prepare variance
and financial risk analysis. We are seeking a minimum of 8 years of
experience in a finance or accounting role with strong Excel and SAP
skills. 
Primary Position Responsibilities:
Control the overall financial aspects of the business in coordination with the managers of the specific business line (25%)Prepare regular financial reports on the performance of the businessPrepare all the necessary data required to explain the monthly financial performance of the business and monitor status of work in progressComplete, analyze and publish key business and financial indicators such as production cycle times, hourly rates, margin analysis, etc. Provide and communicate the relevant financial data to the business leaders in order to support the business decision makingSupport the audits by preparing and providing the necessary information to the auditors proving that the processes, procedures and accounting principles are followed
Preparation of the Operating Plan, Forecasts, OPEX, Workload Capacity, etc. (25%)Support the business in the preparation of the OPEX once a year and follow and report on its evolution on a regular basisPrepare the operating plan and forecasts for the business in a detailed manner in coordination with the business line management and the Finance team
Prepare quotations while making sure that the profitability and business targets of the company are followed (20%)Prepare quotations as requested and set up cost targets to assure business objectives and required margins are achieved Develop and keep up to date statistical data and analyses to understand the business cost drivers and use them to support the revenue and margin growth of the business
Develop and keep up to date a business & financial Risk assessment including mitigation plans (10%)Identify, track, anticipate, quantify and compile the main risks and opportunitiesCommunicate internally the risks and opportunities in order to allow the business and the financial organization to be better prepared to put in place the necessary measures to mitigate those risks and benefit from the business opportunities
Lead in the oversight and safeguarding of company assets (10%)Control the business assets in order to make sure that the accounting standards are respected and the utilization and value of the company's assets is maximizedAssist in the development and implementation of new business processes and procedures.
Position Requirements:
Education:Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration or equivalent experience requiredMaster's degree preferred
Experience:Minimum of 8 years of experience in a finance position or 8 years of professional level work experience in an aviation company required at least 2 years of which must have been in working with budget, planning, cash management and/or Profit/Loss related tasks Knowledge of the Airbus Helicopter's business preferred
Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:Ability to effectively communicate with all level of managementExcellent leadership skillsExcellent understanding of budgeting, business control, profitability assessment and risk analysisExcellent analytical skillsAble to work under pressure while respecting tight deadlinesProactive personality with the ability to act independently and decisivelyMust be professional with a high degree of integrityExcellent presentation skillsMust be an excellent team player
Communication Skills (Spoken, Written, Influencing, Proficiency in Other Languages):Effective communicator (verbal and written) able to communicate in a clear and timely manner
Technical Systems Proficiency:Microsoft Office suite advanced level skills requiredSAP intermediate level skills requiredPreferred systems experience in Business Planning & Consolidation (BPC) and Business Warehouse
Travel Required: Up to 10% of the time (domestic and international)
 
    
 
Job ID:Job-0638
Job Title:
Stress Engineer - Interiors & Cargo
Rate:
Primary Skills:
AIRCRAFT INTERIORS, MONUMENTS, CARGO, STATIC, FATIGUE
Description:
This is an open ended long-term contract position.


seeking a Cabin Stress Engineer (Contract) to join our team in Mobile,
AL.  The Stress Engineer will apply knowledge of
engineering principles, theories, concepts, industry practices and standards to
deliver high quality design engineering solutions while assuring procedural
compliance within assigned engineering project teams.  This position requires
a minimum of 5 years of Aircraft Cabin or Compartment Stress Experience
Position Summary: 
The Stress Engineer (Contract) will apply knowledge of engineering principles, theories, concepts, industry practices and standards to deliver high quality design engineering solutions while assuring procedural compliance within assigned engineering project teams.
Primary Responsibilities: Plan, organize and prioritize work contents based on project deliverables.Perform detailed stress analysis of aircraft cabin or cargo components, by classical hand analysis as well as Finite Element methods, to support the structural design efforts of new and modified components from the conceptual phase to development and certification.Generate stress substantiation reports.Develop or review structural qualification plans in accordance with Airbus standards and regulatory requirements.Review and approve vendor drawings, stress reports, and test reports when delegated.Coordinate with design engineers, team lead, suppliers and technical management personnel to assure that the design meets or exceeds the project deliverables and complies with the regulatory requirements.Coordinate stress activities Airbus and Suppliers Participate in regularly scheduled design reviews, and is responsible to present stress findings and challenge design solutions.Develop research plans and participate in industry committees at company's request. Maintains a current knowledge of developments in the field of Structural Mechanics in order to recommend innovations to improve the quality, performance, cost of the company product.Compile and generate progress reports to convey deliverable objectives.Provide guidance to junior level stress engineers with regards to analysis methods, process or tools.Demonstrate a strong work ethic and sense of urgency for completing work assignments.
 Experience / Skills / Training: Position requires in-depth knowledge of Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials.Good leadership and communication skills.Minimum of 5 years in cabin or cargo compartment stress analysis.Experience in static (FE and free-body), fatigue and transient analysis, Nastran, Patran, MathCad.Familiar with FAA/EASA Aircraft regulatory requirements.Able to utilize Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Project PC tools
Education / Special Qualifications: 
Bachelor's Degree (B.S) in Mechanical, Aerospace, or Civil Engineering
 
    
 
Job ID:Job-0639
Job Title:
Upgrade Services Design Manager (Contract)
Rate:
Primary Skills:
Production Kits, Avionics Systems Upgrades, Project Management, Service Bulletins, Aircraft
Description:
This position is responsible for overall
service bulletin project management.  We are seeking a minimum of 5 years
of experience and a bachelor’s degree in Engineering.  Project management
experience and certification preferred. 
This position is a CONTRACT open ended duration.  Hourly compensation is competitive based on experience.
Position Summary:
The Upgrade Services Design Manager (Contract) is responsible for overall Service Bulletin (SB) project management. The individual will complete SB and Kit project related to avionics systems upgrades from Technical Offer creation to management/coordinate of SB certification.
Primary Responsibility:
The Design Manger will have multiple roles in Upgrades Service Department:Accountable for the timely delivery of a complete, accurate retrofit solution to the CustomerDevelop project hour estimates for proposed technical solutionEnsure appropriate engineering resource(s) is in place and team is appropriately balanced with technical skillsProvide Technical Offer which integrate the constrains of the different contributing departments and functions (planning, commercial strategy, technical definition, SB production, kit availability) within the agreed lead-timeManage projects within predefined budget and contractual time frame to achieve quality and "on time delivery" of overall project deliverablesAnticipate and mitigate any risks which could endanger the implementation of contractual commitments
Project Management:
Design Task Responsiblities:Work closely with engineers to develop and define technical solution proposalsProvide the appropriate level of engineering leadership to ensure delivery of engineering solutionsAble to receive Airbus technical delegation to approve Service Bulletin and provide system overview to customersSupport production during the embodiment phase of the Service Bulletin for issues/queries having impacts on overall project deliveries and/or supply chain
 Compliance Verification Engineer (CVE):Ensure certification objectives and provide means of compliance on regulation on behalf of Airbus product integrity which fulfill airworthiness requirements at Modification and Service Bulletin level
Qualification/Skills:Proficient in Microsoft Office Tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)Excellent communication skill both verbally and in writingAbility to identify and understand customer needs; customer focusedAbility to effectively present information to customersAbility to map and understand complex engineering processes, and to extract information from those processes to include timescales, enablers, deliverables and riskAbility to cope with highly demanding environmentAbility to read and interpret engineering drawings and bill of materialDependable, self-motivated and accessibleMust be able to work in diverse teamsMust be process and schedule drivenStrong project management skillsAble to travel both domestic and international (10%)
 EducationBachelor's degree in Engineering Electrical, aeronautical, mechanicalMinimum 5 years of engineering work experience within the aviation industry.Good knowledge in project management preferred
 
    
 
Job ID:Job-0640
Job Title:
Simulator Technician Specialist
Rate:
Primary Skills:
Flight Simulation, Operations & Maintenance,
Description:
This position is a long-term CONTRACT position with an open ended estimated duration.
This position provides Flight Simulation
Training Device (FSTD) maintenance and engineering services, ensuring maximum
FSTD availability in support of operational training requirements.  
The simulator technician specialist will be responsible for maintaining FSTDs
to regulatory and company standards, monitoring and scheduling testing and
inspections for maintenance, and ensuring device readiness for training.  We
are seeking 5 years of experience in technical support of simulation devices or
related fields, or equivalent education.  Experience with LINUX based
servers preferred.
 In addition, this position maintains, modifies, repairs, troubleshoots, and overhauls electronic and mechanical devices used for training personnel under simulated flying conditions. Responsible for ensuring all maintenance repair and inspection is documented in an accurate and timely manner.
Primary Responsibilities:
Flight Simulation Training Device Operations & Maintenance 70%Maintains, repairs, designs, and modifies all FSTD systems and sub-systemsTroubleshoots a wide variety of simulation systems utilizing appropriate test equipment, diagnostic tools, and technical data while adhering to company and department proceduresCalibrates precision equipment and checks inspection toolsInspects and tests simulators, including objective tests and QTG test inspectionsPerforms functional preflight inspections in accordance with procedureUpgrades/installs FSTD software and hardware in accordance with proceduresUpgrades/installs FSTD "aircraft" avionics and simulated avionicsUpdates NAVAID databasesResearches and requisitions parts and supplies to maintain flight simulator systemsEvaluates/updates airport model currencyFault analysis and repair of computer and network systemsCoordinate device reliability efforts to achieve and maintain expected availability and reliability performancePerform preventative maintenance functions
 Quality, Audit and Regulatory Documentation 20%Properly documents all maintenance actions, including changes made to FSTD systems and subsystemEnsures proper tagging and identification of all repaired and removed parts ensuring procedures are followed on all repaired / removed partsIdentifies and evaluates quality problems and initiates corrective action(s), which effectively provide for their solutionEnsures safety procedures are followed minimizing the potential for damage to customer and Company property by overseeing FSTD handling activitiesImplements FSTD discrepancy corrective action, including MMI resolution, and verifies corrective action effectiveness, as directed by the Simulator ManagerEnsure that any work, maintenance, modifications and repair to the FTD's is done in accordance with AHI and FAA policies and standards
 Other 10%Train new Simulator Technicians on policies, processes, and proceduresPerforms additional duties and projects assigned by the Simulator Manager, such as reports and testing schedules to the Simulator Manager for the assigned deviceCommunicate and work together with technical support of FTD vendors.
Qualified Experience / Skills / Training: 
Education:Degree from a technical school in computer or electronics technology, or related fields, or equivalent experience. 
 Experience:5+ years of experience in technical support of simulation devices or related fields, or equivalent education. Experience with LINUX based servers preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:Basic print knowledge sufficient for reading and interpreting electrical and mechanical schematics, minimal working knowledge of analog and digital circuitry and components required.Must be able to understand pneumatic and electro-mechanical systems. Ability to maintain a working rapport with FAA representatives.
Communication Skills (Spoken, Written, Influencing, Proficiency in Other Languages):Reading, writing and speaking EnglishAdditional language proficiency such as Spanish a plus
Travel Required:10% Domestic and International
Citizenship:Authorized to work in the US
Decision Making, Complexity:Responsible for safety, availability and continuous improvement in simulator operations.Interfaces with customers during time spent in simulation training.
 Organizational information:Reports to Manager of Simulation as part of broader Airbus Helicopters Inc. training group.
Job Dimensions, Contributions to Success:Direct responsibility for high-value simulation assets and deployment of company budget to maintain, repair and operate assetsResponsible for customer satisfaction and continued business generated from simulation activity by ensuring simulator assets are available as scheduled and on short noticeSimulation is an integral part of the Airbus Helicopters pilot training curriculum and simulator availability directly impacts AHI's ability to delivery pilot training
Nature of Contacts:Moderate Communication on a regular basis with internal and external parties
Physical Requirements:Onsite: 90% majority of duties performed are onsite at the Airbus Helicopters Inc. training facility.Vision: able to see and read computer screen and other electronic equipment with screens, able to read documents, reports and engineering drawings.  Must be able to perform visual alignments of geometry, focus, shading, color, and other visual perceptions.  Ability to troubleshoot various visual malfunctions in the cockpit, motion system, and visual systems daily.Hearing: able to hear to participate in conversations in person and via teleconference or phone and to hear sounds on production floor including safety warnings or alarms.Speaking:  able to speak in conversations and meetings, deliver information and participate in communicationsEquipment Operation (personal computer, telephone, copies, fax machine, and related office equipment and using electronic identification card to enter building floors and internal doors): able to operate most office and personal electronic equipment and some tools including production tools such as hydraulic lifts.Carrying: able to carry documents, tools, drawings, electronic equipment up to 30lbs/14kgs.Lifting:  able to lift documents, tools, drawings, electronic equipment up to 30lbs/14kgs. This will include at least once a month working overhead with tools for maintenance and alignments.Pushing / Pulling:  able to push and pull small office furniture and some equipment and tools.Sitting:  able to sit for long periods of time in meetings, working on computer.Squatting / Kneeling / crawling:  able to squat or kneel to retrieve or replace items stored on low shelving and in confined simulator spaces routinely.Standing: able to stand for discussions in offices or on production floor.Climbing: able to climb stairs for all simulator activities. This will occasionally include climbing ladders to perform maintenance and repair tasks.Travel:  10% of time able to travel independently and at short notice.Balance: able to balance close to stairs and close the edge of the floor in various simulator areas to perform troubleshooting, maintenance, and repairs.Walking (include routine walking such as to a shared printer to retrieve documents):  able to walk through office and production areas including uneven surfaces.