Company Name:

Textron Systems

Location:

Hunt Valley, Maryland

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Engineering

Required Experience:

5 - 10 years

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Posted

September 5, 2018

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Air Safety Investigator

An Air Safety Investigator is responsible for performing Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) incident and accident investigations involving the Aerosonde product line. A strong candidate will possess a broad knowledge base in multiple engineering disciplines and be able to function in both R&D and operational programs. The candidate will have the opportunity to work in a multi-functional team environment with a diverse array of exciting technologies and products that ectly support our nation's war fighters. The successful candidate will be a self-starter that is results oriented and exhibits good attention to detail. Whether your desired career path is technical or leadership, Textron is highly diversified with a strong grow-from-within philosophy that offers exceptional opportunities for career progression. For more information on the products developed by the Unmanned Systems team, please visit http://www.textronsystems.com/capabilities/unmanned-systems.


Responsibilities
  • Conduct air safety investigations with minimal supervision.
  • Gather witness statements and interviews. 
  • Analyze telemetry data with standard tools.
  • Coordinate hardware testing. 
  • Review maintenance records and operational procedures. 
  • Identify root cause and contributing factors.
  • Clearly document the outcome of investigations in a written report.
  • Derive specific, actionable recommendations to reduce the likelihood of future occurrences. 
  • Use the Investigations Database and other tools to place an occurrence within historical context, entify mishap trends, and provide to preventative/predicative safety programs.


Qualifications

Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Physical Science with 5 or more years related experience; or Masters Degree in Engineering or Physical Science with 3 or more years related experience. 

  • Experience in manned or unmanned aviation.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with the aviation investigation process, and solid grounding in related concepts.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, and ability to clearly and compelling articulate a change case to the wider organization.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products - with an emphasis on Excel.
  • Experience with other standard data analysis and visualization tools desirable (MATLAB, Tableau, QlikView, etc.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary environment
  • Experience with alized safety management programs a plus
  • Experience with Flight Data Monitoring/FOQA programs a plus



Company Name:

Textron Systems

Location:

Hunt Valley, Maryland

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Engineering

Required Experience:

5 - 10 years

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Posted

September 5, 2018

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