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Director of Test Safety
Ref No.: 17-03056
Location: Mojave, California
Pay Rate : $ 120,000.00 - 140,000.00 /Year
Director of Test Safety
Location: Kern County, CA
Duration: Direct
Compensation: DOE

We are searching for an inspired and safety obsessed Director to work in a new role for one of our clients in the Kern County, CA area. This is a direct position with a company looking to disrupt and challenge the status quo and deliver innovative aerospace solutions for their customers' needs. In this position you will be establishing and maintaining a Safety Management System (SMS) that promotes safe and efficient test operations for Ground Test and Flight Test operations. Working with program and flight test leadership, you will guide and monitor your team through all stages of test operations from test definition, planning, execution and follow up. This is a very exciting opportunity to work for an awesome company. Relocation and excellent benefits package included!!

Required:
  • 10+ years aviation and operations experience
  • Significant Pilot/aircrew experience
  • Significant flight test safety experience
  • Ground test experience
  • Involvement in build of a flight vehicle
  • Demonstrated resiliency and adaptability to an ever changing and ambiguous environment
  • Applicants must be U.S. persons as defined by the ITAR (22 CFR §120.15)
Desired:
  • Bachelor of Science Degree, Masters of Science Degree preferred
  • Graduate of military or civilian Test Pilot School
  • Graduate of approved Flight Safety curriculum
  • Implementing and/or maintaining a Safety Management System for test operations
Ideal candidates for this position will possess the ability to see the big picture and understand how implementing and maintaining a robust, fit for purpose Safety Management System for test operations plays into the ultimate goals of our client. Our client has a relaxed and informal culture that encourages individuality and innovation. You will need to be motivated, enterprising and enthusiastic.