Airworthiness Engineer


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My client is currently developing a new-generation single-turbine helicopter, delivering high performance and offering the largest cabin in its class.
It is looking for:

Role: Airworthiness Engineer
Pay: To be defined on the basis of experience
Location: Zurich – Switzerland
Contract: Contractor, until december 2022, renewable.

Main Responsibilities

– Support the DO in all matters of airworthiness and approval as well as development and maintenance of the DAS.
– Map of DO processes and interfaces
– Assess gap analysis of product development process and assurance process versus Part 21 requirements
– Manage and track DO processes changes
– Optimize the DO processes related to:
– non-conformance handling
– product change management
– continued airworthiness and safety
– approval of repairs
– Check and assess the airworthiness standards of the different authorities worldwide, with consideration of type validation
– Support certification plans for initial type design certification activities as well as the documents shared with the authorities
– Work closely with the chief engineers, CVE`s, the certification coordinator and project management to ensure a transversal coordination and work-share with responsibility for delivery to time and quality
– Follow the evolution of authority developments relating to EASA and FAA product airworthiness and operations

– Approval of airworthy activities within the framework of the DOA signatory authorizations, based upon demonstrated knowledge and competence


An engineering graduation degree or a proven record in comparable function
– A minimum professional experience of at least 8-10 years in the aviation industry, must have experience in Airworthiness (The experience must be in EASA Part 21J, B, D and P (or an equivalent from another State), the role is NOT aligned to experienced candidates in airworthiness relating to Maintenance or Production activity)
– Experience working within a DOA with knowledge of organisational structure and needs to satisfy EASA Part 21 product certification
– Practiced in the requirements and oversight of airworthiness leading to product certification and continued airworthiness
– Detailed knowledge of EASA Regulation including Basic Regulation, Part 21, CS-27, CS-E, associated AMCs, and understanding of Air Operations
Experience in Part 21 Section A, Subpart A, B, D, J and P is essential
– Knowledgeable of FAA operational and airworthiness requirements
– Knowledge and understanding of the standard ARP4754 A/B principles
– Experience in the development of aviation products and process for initial certification and change to product certification
– Experienced in change management
– Experienced in lean process implementation

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Alessandro Mereghetti at Line Up Aviation

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