Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Engineer - Entry level in Marietta, Georgia
Flight Test Engineer (FTE) for the Air Mobility and Maritime Mission (AMMM) program. The AMMM program consists of the C-130, C-5, P-3 and S-3 aircraft. The FTE is responsible for the coordination and execution of pre-flight and post-flight activities to ensure aircraft's test readiness. This requires control and tracking of aircraft configuration, coordinating and staging of support equipment, developing and maintaining aircraft test schedules, and coordinating with other organizations associated with test readiness.
Tasks will also include execution of ground and flight tests. This requires the ability to transfer test procedures into detailed test cards, perform test per procedures in order to obtain test objectives. Must be able to effectively communicate, direct and interact with Flight crew to achieve test success. Understanding of aircraft capabilities, specifically multi-engine aircraft with modern avionics, needed in order to assist in the development of realistic test procedures.
Must be able to obtain a secret security clearance.
Overtime, odd shifts, and weekend work will occasionally be required.
Travel will be required for many test programs. Travel will be both domestic and international. Travel dates and spans are highly volatile in the flight test environment.
Basic Qualifications • Aerospace Engineer with a Bachelors’ degree from an accredited college. • Willingness and capability to fly onboard aircraft and pass an equivalent FAA class 3 medical exam is MANDATORY.
Desired skills Knowledge and experience with flight operation of aircraft, specifically pilot experience, is desirable.
Familiarization and knowledge of aircraft avionic systems and mechanical systems.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work effectively with a team.
• Must have a personality and demeanor to handle the highly dynamic environment of flight test, including the always-changing dates and priorities.
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Job Location(s): Marietta Georgia