Reliability Engineer – Product Safety

South Burlington, VT


At Beta Technologies, together we apply our intellectual curiosity, passion for aviation, and commitment to sustainability toward a shared mission of revolutionizing electric aviation. Regardless of the position one holds, each team member brings their talent and desire to positively impact the environment and lives of others in a refreshing, vibrant, and inclusive culture. 
The Product Safety team at Beta is a part of the Airworthiness organization and helps assure system safety by using techniques like probabilistic risk analysis in the form of assessment methods laid out in industry standards like ARP 4761. The Reliability Engineer will be a part of the Product Safety team and will be responsible for ensuring reliability, maintainability and availability requirements for the aircraft and its systems are met. This role involves working closely with system safety, aircraft integration, design, systems engineering and certification team. 
The Reliability Engineer will be responsible for establishing reliability engineering processes and provide mentoring to ensure the established processes are followed. 

How you will contribute to revolutionizing electric aviation:

  • Establish reliability engineering processes
  • Mentor the team with reliability engineering concepts and practices
  • Perform reliability allocation, reliability assessment and reliability prediction
  • Calculate reliability metrics like MTBF, MTTR etc.

  • Minimum Qualifications we are seeking:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience

  • BS in Aerospace, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or similar, MS desired

  • Experience with reliability program standards like SAE GEIA-STD-0009 and establishing processes therein
  • Proficient with reliability engineering methods like reliability allocation, reliability assessment and reliability prediction including standard based predictions (MIL-HDBK-217 Plus, NPRD, EPRD etc.) and physics-of-failure prediction methods
  • Cognizant of reliability engineering standards like MIL-HDBK-338

  • Familiarity with FAA type certification process, preferably with part 23
  • Chair the Failure Review Board as a part of the FRACAS process, guide and coordinate failure root cause analyses 
  • Assist design teams with preparing FMEAs and FMECAs
  • Assist with reliability testing like Highly Accelerated Life Testing (HALT) 
  • Familiarity with reliability analysis tools like Medini or similar
  • Familiarity with CAD and PLM software, preferably CATIA and 3DX

  • Ability to use the following tools or similar:
  • Polarion
  • G-Suite (Google Docs, Google Sheets etc.)
  • Above and Beyond Qualifications that will distinguish you:

  • MS or PhD in Reliability Engineering
  • Basic familiarity with Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), SysML and tools like Medini

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

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