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Bombardier Aircraft Configuration Controller - BFTC in Wichita, Kansas

Aircraft Configuration Controller - BFTC - WIC05278



At Bombardier, our employees work together to evolve mobility worldwide - one good idea at a time. If you have a good idea, we’ll provide the environment where it will thrive and grow into a great product or customer experience. Your ideas are our fuel.

In your role, you will:

  • Adhere to General Work Requirements

  • Ensure (through discussion with Engineering and the Flight Crew) that proposed aircraft configuration changes, will not adversely affect upcoming ground or flight tests

  • Ensure that detailed aircraft configuration requirements (FTE Set-up Sheets) are met

  • Prepare, coordinate, and authorize work to be performed on the aircraft, including development of the nightly work package

  • Act as the primary point of contact to authorize all work performed on the flight test aircraft

  • Serve as a focal for work package issues and provide liaison support to the various BFTC departments in support of short-term scheduling goals

  • Provide morning aircraft status briefing to various BFTC functions

  • Prepare Pre-flight/Pre-Test Aircraft Configuration Briefing report and conduct briefings

  • Attend Post-flight/Post-Test debrief meetings and perform follow up coordination activities for discrepancies reported during testing

  • In coordination with Quality Assurance, plan and coordinate the timely execution of all Airworthiness Maintenance requirements, and maintain the tracking and timing of inspections, time life items and special maintenance items

  • Work closely with the Flight Crew and is familiar with the aircraft test schedule

  • Assist Lead Flight Test Engineer with the development of the short-term flight test schedule by providing input for upcoming maintenance, inspection and down time requirements.

  • Attend daily meetings associated with aircraft support issues and status briefings

  • Support offsite testing as required

  • Manage deferred maintenance items and coordinate resolution

  • Assist Project and Ground Operations with the development of downtime planning activities


As our ideal candidate,

  • 3-5 years’ experience in the aircraft maintenance field as a Mechanic, Technician, or Inspector

  • A&P License or (Canadian equivalent) or FCC license (preferred)

  • Associates degree in Aircraft Maintenance Technology or related field (preferred)

  • Previous experience in a similar capacity on experimental flight test aircraft (preferred)

  • 1-2 years’ experience at Bombardier BFTC (a plus)

  • QA, QC or Engineering experience preferred (preferred)

  • Previous experience in aircraft maintenance planning or maintenance control (preferred)

Bombardier is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Please continue to monitor our website and apply for additional positions for which you are qualified and may be of interest to you.

Your ideas move people.

Job Mechanical Engineering

Primary Location US-KS-Wichita

Zip Code US: 0000

Organization Aerospace

Schedule Full-time

Employee Status Regular

Job Posting 21.06.2022, 9:13:47 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: WIC05278