Senior Aviation Human Factors Engineer

South Burlington, VT


This position is responsible for forming and implementing a consistent and effective philosophy around human interaction with BETA products.   This includes eVTOL, Simulation, and Charging infrastructure products in certification and industrialization development.   Working within the Industrial Design Team, this position will consult on a broad array of BETA projects where physical and cognitive human factors come into play.   The Sr. Human Factors Engineer will interface with customers, industrial designers, certification engineers, program managers, and suppliers – ensuring that all stakeholders are aligned.  Exceptional visual and verbal communication skills will be employed while researching, testing, and forming BETA’s HF philosophy and ultimately creating BETAs HF guide documents and libraries. This position is part of a growing BETA Industrial Design team within the OEM, that serves the wider organization as an internal consulting agency.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Consult on projects involving the design of Aircraft, Charging Infrastructure, and Simulators
  • Design usability and operator efficiency into the cockpit, cabin, and exterior of aircraft 
  • Develop and refine human touchpoints in the life cycle of an aircraft, crew, passengers, mechanics, etc.
  • 2D model and visualize flows and logic around UI for aircraft and charging infrastructure (LUCIDchart preferred)
  • 3D model  and visualize physical solutions around fatigue, reach, and glare (RAMSIS preferred)
  • Communicate with excellent written, visual, and verbal skills, with both internal & external customers.
  • Maintain high energy, while being self-motivated, organized and detail-oriented
  • Form and catalog best practices Human Factors guides for BETA products
  • Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)

  • 10+ years of Human Factors  experience in a transportation-related field
  • Experience with aircraft flight controls, cockpit,  interiors, and  xgress for certification
  • Experience working on fully industrialized vehicle projects
  • Strong 3D cad and 2D skills in HF modeling & visualization
  • Experience with other forms of electric transportation and related infrastructure is a plus
  • Experience with Virtual Reality ergonomic and usability flow testing is a plus
  • Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • 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 50 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 low to moderate.
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