Design & Certification Specialist – Airframe & Transmission

Civil Aviation Authority

The UK's aviation regulator, https://careers.caa.co.uk


Requirements of the role

We are the UK’s aviation regulator and recognised as a world leader in its field.  Our activities are diverse, enabling the aviation industry to meet the highest safety standards, priding ourselves on our ability to adapt in a continually evolving aviation environment.

The Role

The UK CAA is continuing to expand its team of Design and Certification Specialists to support our state of design responsibility for traditional fixed/rotary wing and innovative air vehicles.

The Airframe and Transmissions team are looking for aerospace engineers with any relevant experience to develop into a Design and Certification Specialist.  Applications from individuals with experience in one or more of the following ‘related/specific areas’ of airframe or transmissions across any fixed or rotary wing aircraft will be considered.

Airframe Transmissions
Related/specific areas:

  • Loads, weight and balance.
  • Static strength/stress analysis
  • Fatigue and Damage Tolerance
  • Materials and manufacturing
  • Aeroelasticity, vibration and buffeting
  • Crashworthiness, Decompression, and Impact conditions
  • Failure analysis
  • Instruction for continued airworthiness (ICA)
  • Maintenance Review Board (MRB)
  • Master Minimum Equipment List (OSD-MMEL)
Related/specific areas:

  • Rotorcraft transmission systems
  • Manufacturing processes and NDT techniques
  • Bearing design and selection
  • Stress and fatigue analysis
  • Reliability
  • Failure analysis
  • Critical part integrity

Your main role will be the technical involvement with certification projects and related continued airworthiness activities.  It will also involve liaison with the UK industry for certification & oversight activities along with other aviation authorities such as European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), )National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) through existing and developing working arrangements.


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 Location

Gatwick

 Contract type

Full time, Permanent

 Profession

Aviation


 Working pattern

Flexible working, Hybrid

 Closing Date

15/03/2024