Airbus Defense and Space
  • 02-Jun-2022 to 12-Dec-2022 (EST)
  • Airbus Defense and Space, Inc. - Military Aircraft
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • Competitive Market Salary
  • Salary
  • Full Time

This position offers the following benefits: Medical insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Prescription insurance, Healthcare Advocacy, Employee Assistance Program, Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Accounts, Basic & Voluntary Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment insurance, Short and Long-term Disability insurance, Voluntary Accident insurance, Voluntary Critical Illness insurance, Identity Theft & Fraud Resolution insurance, Legal Plan insurance, 401(k), Travel Assistance, International SOS insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Personal/Sick Time, Paid Holidays, Tuition Assistance, Bonus(es). These are our current benefit offerings for the 2022 plan year and are subject to change without notice.

Airbus U.S. Space & Defense, Inc offers advanced solutions to meet the most complex U.S. defense, security, space, and intelligence requirements. Celebrating over 50 years in the US, we remain a trusted government partner, leveraging world-class satellite, laser communication, rotor and fixed wing solutions to help our national security, defense and space focused customers meet their missions.

Airbus U.S. looks to employ a commitment driven team, dedicated to enabling our customer's mission success. We are committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment and a welcoming and engaging staff. With competitive compensation and superior employee benefits, as well as a commitment to fostering individual career growth, Airbus U.S. is the place where top talent wants to work.

Position Summary: To lead all aspects of Engineering activities in compliance with the Maintenance Repair Station, FAA, the manufacturer, the Customer and Airbus standards for airworthiness and maintenance operations.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead the engineering services team to support the ADS Military aircraft platforms (C212, CN235, C295), to meet customer requirements.
  • Develop engineering projects, from the initial phase to final testing and certification of the installation on the aircraft. Determine the best certification strategy.
  • Guide the development of engineering, technical reps, and training team in establishing goals, procedures and plans for the department.
  • Provide detailed quotes for engineering services.
  • Develop documentation for new STC and non-STC avionic systems installations.
  • Act as project lead and certification lead for new and existing projects.
  • Identify staff development and training needs and ensure positive employee performance development.
  • Maintain a culture promoting flight safety, as well as health and safety and lead by example.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Aeronautical/Aerospace)
  • FAA DER experience preferred


  • 5 + years' experience in an aerospace engineering and managerial position
  • Aircraft Systems and FAA 14 CFR knowledge
  • Knowledge of ISO and EASA Certification Specifications (CS) is helpful
  • Computer literate: MS Project, MS Office Suite, and various CAD programs

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

  • Highly organized individual who is able to work with limited supervision.
  • An integrity driven professional who will ensure all work is of a quality that is expected from an Airbus OEM.
  • May frequently be required to travel (domestic and/or international).
  • Computer literate: MS Project, MS Office Suite, and ERP programs.
  • Must be able to interact cordially and productively with subordinates, co-workers and supervisors.
  • Must understand, read and write proficiently in the English language to read and understand appropriate manuals, schematics, and technical information necessary to adequately perform duties.
  • Must be able to walk around regularly.
  • Excellent computer skills with MS Office suite packages.

Interpersonal Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal skills to professionally supervise employees, connect with management and deal with customers.

Travel Required:

  • 25% Domestic and International

Decision Making, Complexity:

  • Must be able to make independent decisions with little or no supervision.


  • Authorized to Work in the US

Equal Opportunity: Airbus DS is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Airbus DS is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

As a leader in our field, Airbus DS provides relocation assistance for qualified positions and a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.

As a matter of policy, Airbus DS does not sponsor visas for US positions unless specified. Only applicants with current work authorization will be considered.

Airbus DS does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment. Employment with Airbus DS is at will, meaning either the company or the employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice.

This position is a temporary (contract) position with no specific time period but could be extended or shortened as needed. Contractors are employed by a 3rd party vendor and placed on assignment to Airbus in America.

Airbus in America expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status or other legally protected status. Improper interference with the ability of Airbus' employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

As a matter of policy, Airbus does not sponsor visas for US positions unless specified. Only applicants with current work authorization will be considered.

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