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PDS Tech Inc ECS/Pneumatics Engineer in Wichita, Kansas

PDS is looking for an ECS/Pneumatic Engineer in Wichita, KS

As part of a team of engineers, supply expertise primarily in the ECS/Pneumatics field (air conditioning, cooling, cabin pressurization, anti-ice and oxygen systems) or other systems required to support the development and certification flight testing of the customers products.

In your role, you will:

  • With guidance, create system schematics, requirements documents, system descriptions, interface documents, wiring diagrams, certification plans, issue papers, functional test requirements, test plans, test reports, and design compliance reports for new and/or upgraded aircraft systems.

  • Review installation drawings, qualification test data and reports.

  • Support change management through research, concepts, design reviews, trade studies, impact analysis, and implementation.

  • Show compliance to 14CFR Part 25, Transport Canada, and EASA aircraft requirements.

  • Research specifications for components selections. Work with suppliers and internal customers to assist with production and/or flight test personnel, investigating, troubleshooting, and resolution of build and test issues.

  • Extensive coordination with suppliers, internal support groups and external customers

  • Provide specialist advice relating to test methods and procedures for these systems

  • Review and analysis of data obtained from ground and flight tests of these systems

  • Produce ground/flight test reports

  • Prepare plans for troubleshooting aircraft/systems problems, and oversee the implementation of these plans by licensed aircraft mechanics

  • Sign flight release documentation (including safety of flight judgments) discrepancies or non-standard modifications.

  • Some travel required


As our ideal candidate,

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical / Electrical/ Aerospace Engineering with five years of working experience in ECS & Oxygen OR a minimum of ten years of working experience in ECS & Oxygen if no degree.

  • Experience in clean sheet aircraft development programs

  • Experience in flight-testing of civil aircraft and a good working knowledge of FAA & JAA certification requirements (FAR 25 or JAR 25) preferred

  • Ability to interpret software documentation including logic diagrams related to electronic control of ECS/Pneumatics systems.

  • Experience with utilizing ARINC data to isolate faults related to system controls software.

  • Good communication and teamwork skills, both oral and written.

  • Interpersonal skills necessary to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, employees, management and contractors.

  • Must be self-motivated, able to coordinate multiple activities and manage time effectively.

  • Must be capable of obtaining ITAR clearance

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.