Sr. Civil Certification Engineer

Supernal
US - California - IRVINE
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  • Job Reference: 1399379368
  • Job Type: Full time
  • 30+ days ago

Job Description

Supernal is at the forefront of creating emerging mobility solutions that will foster the development of human-centered cities. We are designing a completely new electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft tailored to the mobility needs of future cities. This allows passengers a seamless intermodal journey that safely transports them to their final destination. We fuse research in autonomy, robotics, aviation and services to define a new category of mobility for the world’s communities. We believe in creative thinking and collaboration to help build a better mobility experience for everyone, improving people’s ability to move – whether for work or play.

What we do:

The Sr. Civil Certification Engineer is essential in supporting our engineering team. They are responsible for developing strong certification processes and procedures while handling civil certification projects. The Sr. Certification Engineer will identify regulatory requirements, prepare certification plans and compliance checklists, conform inspection plans, and produce other certification-related documents. This position requires close collaboration with our research and development teams.

Supernal provides an inviting open-space workplace designed to foster collaboration, which aligns with one of our core values. This position is required to work on-site 5 days a week.

What you can do:

  • Support the execution of the Civil Certification Project - identification of regulatory requirements, development of means of compliance, certification plans, and regulator interface
  • Provide technical expertise and mentorship to the team and/or cross-disciplinary research & development teams working on the development & certification of the autonomous, passenger-carrying, eVTOL aircraft
  • Be responsible for the certification projects, provide technical direction, and problem-solve to assist the technical team
  • Ensure Hyundai UAM Engineering projects align with regulations by preparing compliance checklists, certification plans, inspection plans, issue paper responses, and FAA forms, as applicable
  • Assist in creating processes and procedures for the Certification group to streamline their duties
  • Train and guide junior certification engineers in all aspects of Civil Certification
  • Ensure that regulatory compliance is integral to the development process
  • Promote awareness of the certification process and requirements to the broader Engineering team
  • Participate in product design reviews and provide meaningful design mentorship related to the product’s test and certification plan
  • Represent the department in meetings with program management, senior leaders, staff, and internal and external government representatives.
  • Up to 10% of domestic and international travel
  • Other duties as assigned

What you can contribute:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace/Aeronautical, Mechanical, Systems, Industrial Engineering, or other related fields required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in systems design, development, safety analysis, integration, and certification (an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered)
  • Experience in 14 CFR Part 23 requirements
  • Experience in requirements management
  • Experience with FAA personnel and designers
  • Proficiency in FAA Type Certification, Supplemental Type Certification, and Production Certificate processes
  • Familiarity with ARP4754A and ARP4761 safety processes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proactive delivery of communication and follow-up
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Must have the ability to independently prioritize and accomplish work within time constraints
  • Proficiency with Excel VLOOKUP, pivot tables, MS Office Suite

You may also be able to contribute:

  • Experience working on type certification of an aircraft from start to finish under any of 14 CFR Part 23/25/27/33/35/36 or other relevant regulations preferred
  • Experience with foreign validation of FAA Type Certificate preferred
  • Experience with electric propulsion air or ground vehicles preferred
  • Experience with 14 CFR 33 & 35 preferred
  • Experience with DO-254, DO-178, & DO-160 preferred
  • Experience with the FAA TSO process preferred

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other category or class protected under applicable federal, state or local law. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation at: [email protected]

This position may include access to certain technology and/or software source code subject to U.S. export controls laws and regulations. If an export authorization from an applicable US regulatory agency is required in connection with your employment, your employment is contingent upon Supernal’s receipt of such regulatory authorization(s) and your continued compliance with all conditions and limitations pursuant to such authorization(s).

Base pay offered may vary depending on skills, experience, job-related knowledge and location. This position is also eligible for a bonus as part of total compensation.

The pay range for this position is:
$166,400$232,960 USD

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