Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Engineer in Patuxent River, Maryland
Flight Test Engineer supporting the F-35B and F-35C aircraft as a Test Conductor within the F-35 Integrated Test Force, NAS Patuxent River, Maryland. Position will work with military, contractor, and civil service personnel as members of the flight test team.
Duties and responsibilities include planning, scheduling, and executing flight test mission requirements by: • Developing and publishing test plans and flight test cards, • Determining and communicating aircraft test requirements and configuration to responsible engineering, maintenance, instrumentation, and flight operations personnel to ensure aircraft readiness, • Complying with published test safety plans and standard operating procedures, • Conducting test missions and performing test mission briefings and debriefings, after meeting qualification requirements. • Evaluating results from flight activities and incorporating "lessons learned" into future test activities.
Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. This position requires at a minimum an Interim Secret Clearance to start.
Basic Qualifications Ability to obtain a Secret security clearance.
Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering/Technical Discipline.
Communication and coordination experience.
Experience in the aerospace/defense industry.
Desired skills Knowledge of test techniques for modern fighter aircraft. Prior flight test program experience including real-time mission conduct. Current or prior F-35 Program Access. F-35 aircraft systems knowledge. Experience with and understanding of the principles of Situational Awareness and Crew Resource Management. Ability to pass medical requirements required to participate in shipboard testing.
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Job Location(s): Patuxent River Maryland