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Old 04-12-2012, 03:13 PM   #1  
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Default Flight Engineer at Boeing

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Requisition Number12-1001510
Location Ridley Park, PA
Security Clearance Required? Current Secret - US Citizenship Required
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Position Description


Performs systems checks on the ground and in-flight for functional test flights and engineering tests. Prepares, develops and maintains aircraft flight test procedures. Evaluates payload and fuel requirements. Instructs personnel in test functions and flight engineer crew duties.





Competencies


General


Coaching/Teaching
Clarifies expected behaviors, knowledge, and level of proficiency by seeking and giving information and checking for understanding. Provides instruction, positive modeling, and opportunities for observation in order to help fellow work group members, internal employees and occasionally external customers develop skills; encourages questions to ensure understanding. Gives timely, appropriate feedback on performance; reinforces efforts and progress. Establishes good interpersonal relationships by helping fellow work group members, internal employees and occasionally external customers, feel valued, appreciated, and included in discussions.

Communication
Clarifies purpose and importance; stresses major points; follows a logical sequence. Keeps the audience engaged through use of techniques such as analogies, illustrations, humor, an appealing style, body language, and voice inflection. Frames the message in line with audience experience, background, and expectations; uses terms, examples, and analogies that are meaningful to the audience. Seeks input from audience; checks understanding; presents message in different ways to enhance understanding. Uses syntax, pace, volume, diction, and mechanics appropriate to the media being used. Accurately interprets messages from others and responds appropriately.

Continuous Learning
Seeks and uses feedback from own work group, other work groups, and occasionally external customers and a wide range of other sources of information to identify appropriate areas for learning. Identifies and participates in appropriate learning activities (e.g., courses, reading, self-study, coaching, experiential learning) that help fulfill learning needs. Participates in learning activities in a way that makes the most of the learning experience (e.g., takes notes, asks questions, critically analyzes information, keeps on-the-job application in mind, does required tasks). Consistently puts new knowledge, understanding, or skill to practical use on the job; furthers learning through trial and error. Places self in unfamiliar or uncomfortable situations in order to ask questions and learn; takes on challenging or unfamiliar assignments.

Customer Focus
Makes customers and their needs a primary focus of one's actions; develops and sustains productive customer relationships; uses information to understand customers' circumstances, problems, expectations, and needs; periodically becomes involved in sharing information with customers to build their understanding of issues and capabilities; considers how actions or plans will affect customers; responds quickly to meet customer needs and resolve problems; assists higher graded employees and/or project team leaders in implementing ways to monitor and evaluate customer concerns, issues, and satisfaction and to anticipate customer needs.

Decision Making
Recognizes a wide range of potentially difficult issues, problems, or opportunities in own work group, across the organization and occasionally with external customers; determines whether action is needed. Identifies the need for and collects information to better understand difficult issues, problems, and opportunities. Integrates information from a wide variety of sources; detects trends, associations, and cause-effect relationships; creates relevant options for addressing difficult problems/opportunities and achieving desired outcomes. Formulates and/or makes recommendations for decision criteria based on issue complexity; evaluates options by considering implications and consequences; chooses an effective option. Implements decisions or initiates action within a reasonable time. Includes fellow work group members, employees across the organization, and occasionally external customers in the decision-making process as warranted to obtain good information, make the most appropriate decisions, and ensure buy-in and understanding of the resulting decisions.

Technical


Aircraft Weight/Cargo
Basic - Complete knowledge of weight and balance calculations, theory and definitions.
Preferred -Extensive, specialized knowledge of weight and balance calculations, theory and definitions.

Flight Safety
Basic - Complete knowledge of company and industry safety initiatives and strategies to reduce the world aircraft accident rate. Knowledge of operational flight safety, including industry-wide current safety topics (e.g., approach and landing, upset, Controlled Flight into Terrain [CFIT]).
Preferred -Extensive and specialized knowledge company and industry safety initiatives and strategies to reduce the world aircraft accident rate. Knowledge of operational flight safety, including industry-wide current safety topics (e.g., approach and landing, upset, Controlled Flight into Terrain [CFIT]).

Flight Theory
Basic - Complete knowledge of theory of flight, aerodynamics, and basic meteorology.
Preferred -Extensive, specialized knowledge of theory of flight, aerodynamics, and basic meteorology.



Basic Qualifications For Consideration

Do you possess a FAA Class 2 Medical Certificate?



Typical Education/Experience


Level 3 - Bachelor's and typically 6 or more years' related work experience, a Master's degree and typically 4 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Level 4 - Bachelor's degree and typically 10 or more years' related work experience, a Master's degree and typically 8 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.




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Travel and rotation during off-shift work required as statement of work dictates. Flight Engineer Instructor (FEI) qualification desired. Military acceptance and/or engineering test flight experience desired. Qualification and 500 hours on BV-234 or a military H-47 Series helicopter desired. Bachelor degree highly desired. Experience in Military maintenance test flight procedures highly desired.

  • Business Unit Engineering Ops & Tech
  • Division Boeing Test & Evaluation
  • Program Chief Test Pilot
  • Job Type Non-Management
  • Experience Level Career/Experienced
  • US Person Status Required? Yes

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