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PDS Tech Inc Flight Test Manager in Moses Lake, Washington

PDS Tech Inc. is seeking a Flight Test Manager , Regional Jet Development Project.

This position is located in Moses Lake, WA.


The Flight Test Team Manager will be assigned with an Aircraft and be responsible for Flight Test Vehicle (FTV) Work Scope, Performance, Execution and Scheduling of the assigned aircraft. Flight Test Team Manager will be responsible for managing initiation, planning, and execution of flight tests and ensuring completion of the flight test within the given schedule.

The Flight Test Team Manager’s responsibilities include, but not limited to, the following:

  • Assign work, goals to the FTV team members

  • Ensure Test Readiness, Deliverables are on track

  • No injuries or accidents

  • Ensure short and long term program schedules are accurate (updated by flight operation group and Maintenance)

  • Update and present short term schedule (90 days) to Functional Leads weekly

  • Manage the entire FTV schedule through certification

  • Provide daily and weekly FTV status

  • Ensure support for short term schedule activities via Functional Leads

  • Resolve issues with Functional Leads

Flight Test Managers have authority for the following:

  • Setting aircraft configuration, schedule, testing and maintenance goals

  • Implementing process improvements directly related to their FTV

¨ Bachelor of Science degree, or equivalent education and experience, in Aeronautical, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or Computer Sciences from an accredited institution.

¨ Must have 15 years of related experience with a minimum of 10 years or more of space flight test experience as described above. .

¨ Must be legally able to work in the US.

¨ Professional experience in a multilingual and multi-cultural environment.

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.