Flight Test Engineer Resume Samples

A Flight Test Engineer is a professional engineer who handles a variety of flight or aircraft testing tasks or stages. The job description entails planning, managing, coordinating, and executing a full spectrum of aircraft testing, and ensuring that the aircraft designed is fit and safe for flying. A well-drafted Flight Test Engineer Resume indicates the following core duties and tasks – exploring and testing the aircraft to check if it meets the standards, assessing the functioning even in the most critical conditions, obtaining accurate and specific details regarding the objectives and mission of the aircraft, planning and coordinating the various aspects involved in the flight testing, participating in various test phases to determine if it meets the operational requirements, investigating the issues that are identified, and producing test results containing detailed information relating to the scope of the tests, and results.

The engineers should possess a strong understanding of aircraft designing and testing. They should be able to read technical drawings and have strong analytical and interpersonal communication skills. The most common way to become one is to complete a degree in aerospace engineering, electrical or mechanical engineering. A license from the FAA is as well needed.

 

Flight Test Engineer Resume example

Flight Test Engineer Resume

Summary : Accomplished systems engineer with a proven ability to develop, test, and implement solutions to complex integrated advanced technical problems. Have led key initiatives that allowed success in aircraft test and development schedules. Recognized as an expert in advanced diagnostic systems and applying computer programming skills to those systems.

Skills : Aerospace Engineer, Systems Engineer, Integration Testing,.

Description :

    1. Resolved F-35 subsystem faults that were not documented in the Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS), fault logs, or downloaded data.
    2. Corrected faults for both air vehicle and missions systems.
    3. Underwent engineering investigations as to the causes of failures and lack of functionality.
    4. Provided technical support and feedback regarding causes Using historical documentation and records, directed repair actions Used fault codes in addition to communication with Lockheed Martin and the propulsion contractor (Pratt) to isolate and determine malfunction causes.
    5. Initiated support for the Marine Operational and Evaluation Squadron 22 (VMX-22) for coordination, documentation, and resolution of aircraft malfunctions and faults.
    6. Included their BF19, BF20 STOVL jets.
    7. F-35 Integrated Test Force (ITF) Edwards AFB CA (EAFB) Prognostics and Health Management (PHM) Lead.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Business Administration


Flight Test Engineer Resume

Summary : Over 41+ years experience in the Aerospace Industry doing Mechanical Systems and Structural Design on detail components, assemblies and installations. I have worked as a Senior Draftsman, Associate Design Engineer, Design Engineer, Project Engineer, Contract Design Engineer and Flight Test Engineer.

Skills : MS Office Suite, Visio & Project.

Description :

    1. Contracted through MTSI to Navy Test and Development Squadron VX-20, Patuxent River MD.
    2. Supported targeting/surveillance sensor, Hellfire missile, and other weapon and mission equipment integration efforts for the high visibility USMC KC-130J Harvest Hawk program in response to an Urgent Universal Need Statement.
    3. Developed test plans, conducted tests, and analyzed extensive bus and video data from multiple sources and formats.
    4. Wrote reports and presented briefings to customers, vendors, and company representatives.
    5. Prepared intricate, detailed, and interpretative analysis of test results using multimedia, imbedded video, data scripting analysis tools, and other novel reporting techniques.
    6. Provided technical support, feedback and review of supportability analysis for application to new and upgraded weapons systems and equipment.
    7. Included being part of investigation team sent to Hurlburt Field at Eglin AFB Florida to determine how US Special Operations Command was launching missiles from MC-130W Dragon Spear aircraft, in order to resolve own aircraft operating restrictions and cargo loading limitations.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Masters Of Administration


Flight Test Engineer Resume

Summary : Planning, coordinating and executing Test Milestone meetings, system engineering and test configurations management discussions, Scenario Certification meetings, Target Readiness Reviews, Flight Readiness, Reviewing, Executive Mission Reviews, Mission Control Panel and other Missile Defense review.

Skills : CATIA V4, CATIA V5, Pro Engineer, CADAM.

Description :

    1. Provided and managed expertise in all Integrated Flight Test system level test reviews and test execution process stages including requirements and planning, readiness, execution as well as analysis and reporting.
    2. Ensured adequate technical liaison and system engineering support to the Test & Evaluation (T&E) and Mission Project Officers of the AEGIS Ballistic Missile Defense Directorate.
    3. Created and lead master test plans, test cases and test schedules.
    4. Executed simulator and flight tests and document test results.
    5. Lead test event briefs and post-test debriefings.
    6. Supported technical and safety planning, mission planning, test card reviews, test technique development, test plan reviews and test readiness reviews.
    7. Facilitated multi-party coordination with the requirements team, development team, Project Managers and customers during the pre-testing, testing, and post testing phases.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Master Of Business Administration

Flight Test Engineer Resume

Summary : Developing flight-test wiring diagrams to instrument aircraft with cameras to film weapons release and fuel tank jettison, Developing signal diagrams for pressure gauges, fuel gauges, and strain gauges measurements.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Python, Visual Basic, Web Design, Web Development, Data Management, Data Analysis, Configuration Management, Testing, Test Execution, Catia.

Description :

    1. Responsible for configuration and airworthiness of aircraft for FAA Certification.
    2. Ensured aircraft met regulatory requirements.
    3. Coordinated aircraft maintenance requirements with the maintenance control team.
    4. Responsible for cabin safety and airplane weight management during flight tests.
    5. Coordinated facility and environmental requirements for airplane certification programs.
    6. Developed training program.
    7. Briefed test crew during preflight briefs.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED

Flight Test Engineer Resume

Headline : Experienced leader, test engineer, systems engineer, and program manager with six years experience in the United States Air Force. Senior Engineer at Bombardier Flight Test Engineer, and Lead Flight Test Engineer for two Flight Test Vehicles. Program management experience with programs greater than $150M.

Skills : Leadership, Team Work.

Description :

    1. Directly responsible for test planning and execution of five military aircraft programs, and primary author of safety plans.
    2. Test experienced with Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) systems, personnel and cargo airdrop, software, precision-guided munitions (PGM), military communications, data links, avionics, aircraft performance, and airworthiness.
    3. Very experienced in commercially derived military aircraft.
    4. Test engineer for six joint militaries and FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) programs.
    5. Tested engineer is responsible for test and systems engineering starting at program initiation through requirements definition, test and safety planning, execution, reporting, and sustainment.
    6. Liaisoned engineer to the airworthiness authority responsible for reviewing designs, test plans, compliance documents, and system safety.
    7. Lead test engineer for STC test program of high-risk performance takeoff and landing testing on soft unprepared and grass airfields with a commuter aircraft.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Flight Test Engineer Resume

Headline : Flight Test Engineer with 5 + years of experience in Developing flight control and navigation algorithms including linear analysis and non-linear analysis, Performing flight control assessments of proposed configuration modifications of existing airframes for flight safety, airworthiness, and pre-flight approval, using existing linear and non-linear tools.

Skills : Visual Basic, C/C++, TCL, SQL, XML, HTML.

Description :

    1. Executed complex technical test requirements for test flights of critical engineered elements of Department of Defense contract aircraft.
    2. Liaisoned between military and corporation, collaborated with discipline engineers, Air Force staff, and McDonnell-Douglas supervisory personnel to assure availability and resources to complete projects.
    3. Located available assets in multiple base locations used in test flights.
    4. When discovering errors or inconsistencies, researched the problem and referred the results to engineers.
    5. Recorded test results information on the aircraft in real-time for data analysis.
    6. Generated test requirements documents listing all the parameters defined by the customer for the specific project, such as speeds, velocities, and altitudes.
    7. Created test requirement documents for multiple projects, such as engines, GPS, ground collision warning, and radar testing.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Flight Test Engineer Resume

Objective : As an innovative chief systems design and architecture specialist, looking for a position that will engage all the areas of experience I have to offer. Continually motivated to drive company growth through transforming engineering concepts into superior technology through exercising a breadth of experience in ground-breaking engineering architecture design, systems integration, and assessment/analysis best practices to ensure all aspects of the program exceed customer expectations and align with key company goals.

Skills : Project Management, Microsoft Office, Potter County Farmers Market.

Description :

    1. Ensured BMDS performance capabilities and limitations are understood by the warfighter through understanding and applying Test and Evaluation strategies, policies and procedures Provide expertise on all flight test events, attend meetings for current and future flight tests.
    2. Created documents for each flight test using the Ballistic Missile Defense System Warfighter Capability Acceptance Critical Operational Issues, Measures of Effectiveness, and Measures of Performance to assess the overall performance after each test ensuring warfighter objectives are being met for each flight test.
    3. Wrote executive summaries, reports, and briefings covering current meetings and the progress of flight tests from the initial kick-off planning meeting to the final posttest review.
    4. Assisted in the planning and development of operational input for the execution of the Integrated Master Test Plan.
    5. Attended and provided input supporting the warfighter on all meetings concerning flight tests to ensure warfighter objectives are being met.
    6. Provided input to the Integrated Master Test Plan through updating Test Configuration Sheets for current and future exercises.
    7. Provided the Operational Test Agency with post-flight test results and assists in assessing the overall effect on the Ballistic Missile Defense System Advocates to participating commands for 100% warfighter participation in current and future flight tests.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MBA

Flight Test Engineer Resume

Objective : Proactive leader with over seven years of experience handling high-profile defense projects; holds Department of Defense Secret Security Clearance, Providing RD, project, test, and systems engineering support for critical initiatives with no margin for error. Provides input to performance-based specifications, manages program risk, conducts product trade studies, implements process improvement methods, and tracks critical path dependencies to ensure on-time delivery of products.

Skills : Project Management, Systems Engineering, Flight Test, Test Engineering, Airworthiness, Security Clearance, Aerodynamics, Subject Matter Expert.

Description :

    1. Provided real-time load monitoring support for flutter flight tests.
    2. Supported test plan writing efforts, data generation, and reviews that delivered metrics for tracking flight test progress pathways.
    3. Assisted with scheduling, training, and briefings.
    4. Attained flight status and project specialist certification for two specialties as well as completed survivability training.
    5. Guided a review of an Experimental Flight Test Manual that was initially a compilation of technical data; cooperated with a local project officer and utilized technical publications to expand manual with new material.
    6. Identified test progression obstacles and schedule discrepancies that could have delayed testing for up to a week through attending multiple scheduling meetings and participating in metric tracking efforts.
    7. Examined strength and load parameters during flight as well as trends during day-to-day test operations after obtaining certification to fill in manpower gaps; was able to assist in multiple functions in ways others couldn't and earned a promotion as a result of the work.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Flight Test Engineer Resume

Summary : Over 30 years of program and project management experience including Naval Cryptology, SIGINT and Intelligence Test and Evaluation, training development, and logistics. Program management skillset includes cost analysis, scheduling, and report generation; Experience establishing programmatic goals, soliciting and managing customer expectations; Monitoring/assessment of organizational performance; Risk Mitigation; Working knowledge of various contract types.

Skills : Jd Edwards, Microsoft Office, Packaging, Packaging, Medic Armed Forces, Inventory Buyer, Crib Master, Crib Master.

Description :

    1. Lead Flight Test Engineer for the Airborne Signals Intelligence Payload (ASIP) 2C, located within the 659th Aeronautical Systems Squadron (AESS) the U.S.
    2. Responsible for a rewrite of the ASIP Baseline Test and Evaluation Master Plan (TEMP) and provided critical review of test measurements and procedures.
    3. Responsible for establishing flight schedules for the ASIP 1C Development Test (DT) and Operational Test (OT) phases onboard the Predator UAV.
    4. Coordinated with the Air Force Operation Test and Evaluation Force (AFOTEC) ensuring test plan development was in accordance with Air Force and government regulations and test those system requirements identified within the system specifications utilized during development.
    5. Updated weekly products keeping leadership abreast of upcoming meetings and status of current flight test planning.
    6. Provided Post Flight data to assist in the Operational Readiness and Acceptance process for Warfighter Capability Acceptance.
    7. Processed information from the test data into readable documents to allow other engineers to interpret the results to make changes or approve projects.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS In Education

Flight Test Engineer Resume

Summary : After a 20 plus year engineering career in aviation, I returned to north-central Pennsylvania to farm. With my 8 years of horticultural experience and advanced engineering skills, I seek employment with an organization looking to conduct horticultural education and provide resources for farmers, fruit and vegetable producers, and the home gardener.

Skills : CATIA V5, CATIA V4; Programming Software: C language; Engineering Applications: MATLAB, DART, ALCS, Pro-E, PDM, Satellite Tool Kit; Operating Systems: Windows, UNIX, Red Hat Linux.

Description :

    1. Included development and certification flight-testing of the aircraft for the powerplant, propulsion, and systems.
    2. Participated as flight crew during test flights.
    3. Specifically, tests conducted were engine operation and performance, landing gear operation, and hot fuel certification.
    4. In charged of test definition and planning activities as well as coordinating airspace.
    5. Coordinated and performed preflight testing of the tomahawk missile system and the integration for flight test operations on a Navy A-6 aircraft.
    6. Developed and implemented testing protocols for missile builds, sub-system, and system testing with automated test equipment in preparation for transport to flight test facilities.
    7. Directed urgent PGM test, completed test plan within 48 hours, and restored combat operations in less than 10 days.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS