PDS Tech Inc Propulsion Flight Test Engineer in Lexington Park, Maryland

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Propulsion Flight Test Engineer, in Lexington Park, MD.

Propulsion Flight Test Engineer

  • Participate within existing teams to support the planning, conduct, and reporting of propulsion related helicopter ground and flight tests.

  • Typically, these tests include thermal surveys, fire extinguishing and suppression system evaluations, determination of installed engine power, inlet and exhaust surveys, and characterization of engine-airframe compatibility together with FADEC-based control systems, fuel systems, and environmental control systems.

  • This specific position will concentrate on the test-conduct phase to include attendance at flight briefs, TM-monitoring and flight de-briefs.

  • Candidate must possess prior flight test and propulsion-systems related technical knowledge; fixed wing experience is acceptable. Knowledge of data systems and instrumentation performance (thermal / pneumatic) is required.

  • Candidate must accept flexible working hours to include OT and weekends and is expected to be a self-starter who quickly assimilates with the team and can contribute immediately. Initiative and self-reliance are paramount traits.

  • The job will require the acquisition of significant volumes of data that must be examined for quality, processed, analyzed and presented to various stake-holders.

  • Adherence to flight test processes, safety procedures and ITC/ITAR requirements is essential for any candidate responding to this posting.

  • Must be a US citizen.

  • Must currently have and/or be capable of obtaining a security clearance.

  • Must currently have or be capable of successfully completing an NCIC criminal background check to access Pax NAS.

  • Must have a valid photo ID (driver's license + social security card or birth certificate OR US passport).

  • Must have valid driver's license/vehicle insurance to drive on base at Pax NAS.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.