Feb 28, 2020

Aviation Research & Development Engineer

  • JAARS, Inc.
Full time Customer Service Management Transportation

Job Description

Target Staff Type             Supported/Volunteer

Work Location   JAARS Waxhaw

FTE         1.000

Position Summary          

Use your engineering experience, creativity, and aviation skills to impact Bible translation by joining our aviation research and development team as they look for ways to facilitate the use of aviation. The JAARS team needs you to research and develop safety and design improvements, along with parts manufacturing and practical repair procedures for JAARS aircraft.

Position Responsibilities              

  • Use computer design software
  • Develop safety features for mission aircraft
  • Make design utilization improvements to our mission aircraft
  • Follow our FAA Parts Manufacturing Approval structure
  • Collaborate with our machine shop to manufacture needed parts

Position Requirements 

  • A deep and growing walk with the Lord Jesus that includes your personal spiritual growth and the ability to support others in their spiritual growth
  • Embrace the vision, mission, and core values of JAARS
  • Work collaboratively and use good computer skills
  • Be creative in the design and manufacturing of aviation-related products
  • Have a good understanding of 3-D printers and other computer-controlled machines
  • Engineering degree and/or related, qualifying experience in engineering analysis, design, or aviation technology
  • Experience with CADD is preferable
  • Aerospace training is preferred, but good, general engineering is appropriate

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