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GE Aerospace

Flight Test Service Engineer

Shanghai, China / Remote

Job Description Summary

Closely work with headquarter and customer on fight test execution for aircraft NPI projects. Responsible for aircraft flight test execution behalf of engine company and onsite issue finding treatment. Support system integration team operation.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:
The following duties to be performed as a member of the engine flight test team based at Nanchang, Dongying or Yanliang, China:

  • Maintain and assure the airworthiness of the Compliance engines throughout the flight test program.
  • Help trouble-shoot issue findings, fault messages and pilot squawks.
  • Draft, review, correct and approve assigned Flight Test Service Instructions (FTSIs)
  • Supervise and assist technicians to perform Maintenance and Inspection (M&I) plan and FTSIs. Inspect and sign-off on maintenance tasks. This includes modifications to both hardware and software.
  • Report and maintain FTSI and M&I plan completion status via the PC-based "activity log".
  • Ensure M&I and other scheduled maintenance activities are performed at the correct intervals.
  • Negotiate the scheduling of FTSI and M&I task completion with COMAC.
  • Represent engine company at air framer flight test related meetings including pre and post-flight briefings.
  • Ensure the configuration of the flight test propulsion systems is known and up to date in the portal at all times.
  • Ensure that the logistics specialist is aware of all parts and equipment requirements.
  • Identify problems with the maintenance manuals and suggest corrections where necessary.
  • Enter ground and flight test logs in a timely manner. Ensure hours, cycles and other required parameters are accurately accounted for.

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  • Master's degree or above in aviation control engineering, turbomachine performance, turbomachine general design, turbomachine aero/thermal design.
  • Gas turbine maintenance procedures, including borescope.
  • Aircraft maintenance procedures
  • FAR 25 certification requirements pertinent to turbo fans.
  • Flight test experience
  • Basic instrumentation principles
  • Shiftwork will be used whenever possible and appropriate.
  • The flight test program dictates travel with the aircraft, often at short notice.
  • Long hours are often required, also at short notice.
  • Good capability of working under pressure

Desired Characteristics:

  • Work as part of a team.
  • Develop an efficient working relationship with airframer personnel and respond quickly and accurately to their questions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Mandarin
  • Good Verbal and written English
  • Work to procedures -FTSIs, the M&I plan, the aircraft manuals etc. compliantly.
  • Produce reports (maintenance completion, flight / ground test, and issue findings) accurately and in a timely fashion.
  • Attend meetings punctually and pay attention.
  • Arrange to share work with other team members to ensure minimal rest infractions.
  • The work involves supervising mechanics performing work on the engines. Physical hands-on ability is sometimes required.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

#LI-Remote - This is a remote position

Client-provided location(s): Shanghai, China; Shaanxi, China
Job ID: GE_Aerospace-R3760174
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Unlimited Paid Time Off
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Learning and Development Stipend
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Internship Program
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Associate or Rotational Training Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)

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