UH-60/S61 R&D Engineer – Pennsylvania

R&D Engineer

Carson Helicopters •

Perkasie, Pennsylvania, USA

Position Type:

Jobs at Carson Helicopters

Job Description:
Position Title: R&D Engineer

Department/Location: R&D/Pennsylvania

Position summary: Carson Helicopters is currently seeking talented individuals for a position on its R&D/Engineering team. You will work on designing, ground testing and flight-testing critical aerospace components for legacy aircraft.


Coordinate with other test engineers to design and implement instrumentation supporting ground test & flight test activities.
Write test plans & reports in accordance with FAA guidelines to support certification efforts.
Support flight test activities as necessary up to and including on-aircraft data collectionLead the analytical design of structural aerospace parts
Complete CAD and create drawing packages to enable construction of structural aerospace parts
Select and provide detailed specifications for the purchase of raw material/parts; interact with vendors to resolve technical issuesAssist technicians in resolving technical questions in the manufacturing of composite and metal structures and assemblies.
Develop and execute procedures for activities such as material qualification and equipment calibration
Manage and track multiple priorities while maintaining a focus towards common project goals
Seek out the solutions to technical problems with the local team along with the larger Carson Helicopters workforce.
Use your well-rounded technical knowledge to display proficiency in basic structural sizing, mechanisms, and design while making development decisions based on cost and schedule considerationsDevelop and refine manufacturing assembly procedures

Job Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, physics, aerospace engineering, or other engineering discipline
4+ years of experience with complex, multi-disciplinary structural projects, rotary wing experience preferred.

Preferred Skills:

Experience using and troubleshooting aircraft flight test instrumentation
Experience in writing FAA approved test plans and test reports as well as interpreting and analyzing test results
Ability to rapidly change roles and responsibilities while working in a high-paced, challenging work environment
Experience working on complex instrumentation design projects
Experience with production tooling or product design in either prototype or volume environments
Strong working knowledge of composite structures analysis
Solidworks or equivalent experience
Able to work well in an integrated collaborative team environment including daily interactions with technicians, engineers, and managers
Self-motivated and directed with keen attention to detail
Ability to communicate clearly and accurately with a wide range of people
Problem solving and critical thinking skills
A positive, upbeat attitude

Responsibilities and tasks outlined in this job description are not exclusive and may change as determined by the needs of the company.

Carson Helicopters, Inc. is a veteran-owned company and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer committed to hiring veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or disability.

This job description is not an offer of employment or employment contract.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.


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Carson Helicopters
952 Blooming Glen Rd
Perkasie, Pennsylvania 18944 USA

Franklin Carson is a pioneer in rotary wing flight and started Carson Helicopters, Inc. on a twenty-five acre farm in Perkasie, Pennsylvania in 1958.

Over the years, the original shed and small, unheated farmhouse grew into a F.A.A. Approved…


Supported Manufacturers:

Supported Models:
S61 UH-60

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