PDS Tech Inc Configuration Manager in Patuxent River, Maryland

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Configuration Manager in Patuxent River, MD.


The Test Aircraft Manager is responsible for managing test aircraft by prioritizing, documenting and controlling all configuration changes, maintenance or inspection requirements, technical directives compliance, parts removals/installs, and engine or sub-system modifications. The successful candidate will be assigned to the CH-53K Flight Test Program in Patuxent River, Maryland.

Job Requirement:

  • Manage the configuration of the test aircraft ensuring all configuration changes are documented in the appropriate system/tool.

  • Provide direction and work instructions for Operations to complete the work on the aircraft.

  • Coordinate with the various departments e.g. Test Director, Operations, Pilots, Safety, etc. to ensure aircraft is configured and ready to test.

  • Support and implement process improvements within the aircraft management department and the site.

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelors’ degree from an accredited college in a related discipline with 3 years of professional experience, or equivalent experience/combined education.

  • Masters’ degree from an accredited college in a related discipline 2 years of professional experience.

  • Considered career, or journey, level.

Skills/Experience Required:

  • Candidate must be a high performer

  • Previous aviation/helicopter flight line experience

  • Must be customer focused and a team player

  • Must be self-motivated and goal oriented

  • Must possess excellent verbal & written communication skills for use at all levels of the organization such as employees, management and internal/external customers

  • Proficient in Microsoft products specifically Excel and Project

Additional Information:

  • The assignment will be on 2nd shift.

  • Must be a US citizen.

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

  • Must meet the requirements for access to the Patuxent River Naval Air Station.

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

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.