Date: Jul 3, 2024

Location: Fort Worth, TX, US, 76155

Company: FlightSafety International

About FlightSafety International

FlightSafety International is the world’s premier professional aviation training company and supplier of flight simulators, visual systems and displays to commercial, government and military organizations. The company provides training for pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals from 167 countries and independent territories. FlightSafety operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full-flight simulators and award-winning maintenance training at Learning Centers and training locations in the United States, Canada, France and the United Kingdom.

Purpose of Position

The System Engineer III supports Aircrew Training System (ATS) and Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) programs via the performance of systems engineering, project engineering, subcontractor management, modification design, logistics engineering and proposal estimation and proposal preparation tasks.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Assists in analyzing technical requirements and developing specifications and Statements of Work for modifications, updates, improvements to, and/or new ATS/CLS program components.
  • Reviews and edits Statements of Work, Specifications, and technical documents prepared and/or submitted by others.
  • Supports program management and logistics functions via the performance of analyses and trade studies.
  • Assists in preparing cost estimates and technical text for ATS, CLS proposals, Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs), Advance Change Study Notices (ACSNs), and Contract Change Proposals (CCPs), and New Business proposals.
  • Assists in accomplishing subcontractor/vendor technical design reviews and audits. May direct subcontractor personnel or provide in-depth analysis of subcontractor performance for progress payment purposes.
  • Participates as a presenter and/or technical advisor in customer technical interchange meetings, audits and program reviews.
  • Prepares subcontractor/vendor specifications and Statement of Work for Request for Proposals (RFPs) and subcontracts. Performs technical evaluations of proposals received and prepares recommendations for upper management.
  • Experience in all aspects subcontractor management, including schedule management, deliverable review and acceptance, quality acceptance steps and general subcontractor direction/management is highly desirable.
  • Ability to travel to witness and support acceptance testing events at customer site locations.
  • Travels to ATS sites and subcontractor facilities.
  • Performs make/buy analyses.
  • Supports modification projects, including cost and schedule management and reporting.
  • Assists in the development of new business proposals.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

Minimum Education

Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline or four years, combination of education, experience, and training, in addition to what is listed below. Some engineering team leadership or subcontractor project management desired.

Minimum Experience

Eight years of aircrew training system or flight simulation device experience (support, modification and updates) with military/Department of Defense engineering standards including specification and configuration management practices or equivalent education. Experience in related Systems Engineering projects would be an acceptable substitute, but must include DOD work in life-cycle engineering activities, including requirements analysis, design, development, integration, test and delivery of hardware and software systems. This can include work as an engineering subcontract manager as well. Experience should also include working with customers to gain system acceptance, based on requirements.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently or with others without constant direct supervision.
  • Ability to tactfully manage and direct subcontractor personnel.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and to assume responsibility for accuracy and completeness of work.
  • Ability to accept direction from other managers on various projects.
  • Ability to accurately use a computer and software.
  • Solid knowledge of ATS design and logistics engineering concepts.
  • Possess, or have the ability to obtain, a SECRET security clearance. 

Physical Demands and Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the teammate is regularly required to sit, use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The teammate must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. The teammate must have close and distance vision and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas