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Design Airworthiness Engineer

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Cheltenham

Job Title:         Design Airworthiness Engineer
Location:         Cheltenham, Gloucester, GB, GL51 6SR
Compensation:    £42,500.00 + Benefits
Role Type:         Full time / Permanent 
Job ID:         SF36566

Babcock Design and Completions has an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager, based in our Design Office at Gloucestershire Airport near Cheltenham. We conduct in house design, manufacture, installation, test and certification activities for modifications to Civil and Military Aeroplanes and Helicopters including Major Avionics upgrades, Special Mission conversions and Mission Equipment, External Loads and Night Vision Cockpit conversions.

Who we are looking for?

The Design Airworthiness Engineer serves an essential role within the Design Office and is involved throughout the entire design process; from initial concept, through design and testing, to certification and subsequent in service monitoring.

What will you be doing?
•    Creation of certification reports in accordance with Design Organisation Handbook processes.
•    Liaison with multiple internal & external parties during the design process, conducting compliance demonstration activity including:
Modification Classification (in accordance with PART 21.A.91)
Assuring compliance with regulatory requirements
Defining appropriate Means of Compliance
Ground and Flight Test plan definition
Test witnessing
Design Reviews
Compliance Demonstration Reporting
Technical Publication creation
•    Utilisation of core engineering knowledge and skills to bring involvement in the wider design cycle.
•    Methodically and analytically approaching the certification process to define clear compliance requirements and statements.

The experience you’ll bring 
•    Master’s degree (or equivalent in Aerospace engineering subject
•    Extensive experience in an aerospace engineering environment 
•    Previous active experience in a PART 21J DOA.
•    Strong familiarity with Certification Specifications and PART 21
•    Previous experience of certification within an aerospace environment

•    Previous experience of either electrical or mechanical design        

•    You must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role.  


What a role with Babcock offers? 
•    Generous holiday entitlement
•    Pension Plan
•    Access to make a difference for a sustainable environment for future
•    A tailored personal development and training programme.
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to deliver and be your best.

About Babcock  
For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability, and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.


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Application Guidance: 
All applications should be made online.

We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

Please follow the link when you apply to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.


Closing Date: 19/12/2021


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