The ice protection system design engineer is responsible for owning the ice protection system from conception through production implementation. Specific responsibilities include the design, modeling, analysis, integration, drawing creation, and testing of the aircraft ice protection system. The ice protection system will protect the airfoils, propellers, cooling and vent inlets and outlets, air data probes, windshield and be certified for Flight Into Known Ice (FIKI) conditions.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Design, analyze, test, and substantiate the ice protection system to meet FAA Part 25 appendix C icing envelope, FAA AC20-73a and AC23-1419-2d requirements
Perform, review, and interpret LEWICE ice impingement analysis
Plan and coordinate dry air and natural ice testing
Plan, coordinate, and conduct icing wind tunnel and RTCA DO-160 environmental testing
Use Catia V5 to create CAD models and drawings
Integration of the system and system requirements across other other areas such as structures, electrical, and avionics
Ability to design aircraft specific components as well as integrate supplier furnished equipment
Perform supplier coordination and control
Complete or review System Safety Assessments, Failure Hazard Analysis, and other Safety Analyses as required
Manage the requirement set including the verification and validation of the system in accordance with RTCA DO-254, SAE ARP4754A, and SAE ARP4761
Write FAA compliance Test plans, test reports, and design reports
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):
Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering
Minimum of 5 years of part 23 or 27 aircraft ice protection design and integration experience
High energy self-starter that is a well-organized and disciplined, team player
Good team, communication and leadership skills required
Preferred Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):
FAA compliance test plan, test report, and design report experience
Experience with Catia V5, 3DX, Polarion
Experience with System Safety Assessments, Failure Hazard Analysis
Familiarity with RTCA DO-160, RTCA DO-254, SAE ARP4754A, SAE ARP4761
Part 23 DER with Ice Protection System delegation (Chart C1, column C)
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