Certification Engineer

Phoenix, AZ 85043

Industry: Manufacturing - Production Job Number: 1630

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HotFoot Recruiters would like to announce the following opportunity available for immediate consideration. 

Certification Engineer

  • Review, define, document and manage DO-160 environmental qualification test programs for supplemental occupant protection systems and any new products.
  • Coordinate with engineering during the product life cycle to assure compliance with relevant regulatory requirements.
  • Support all required activities to create, submit and maintain Technical Standard Order (TSO) and Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approvals.
  • Support all required activities to create, submit and maintain Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) by test and computation or identical.
  • Review and approve engineering drawings and documents considering compliance with relevant regulatory requirements.
  • Participate in industry, customer and regulatory authority meetings as assigned by management.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with our key customers and regulatory focals.
  • Must interface with regulatory authorities as required for certification issue resolution and status updates.
  • Must be able to clearly communicate requirements, formulate an approach and effectively work with all parties involved to reach a workable solution within the framework of the related regulatory requirements to achieve a common goal.
  • Must be able to handle multiple assignments and priorities.
  • Must be self-motivated with a strong work ethic and exhibit exceptional integrity.
  • Support/execute any other projects as directed by the certification manager.


  • Bachelor degree in engineering with a minimum of 5 years related aerospace certification experience.
  • Must have direct experience defining a test program, writing test plans/reports and administering testing for the environmental qualification of aircraft components/systems as governed by DO-160.
  • Should have direct experience working through the certification process directly with an Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Aircraft Certification Office (ACO), Manufacturing Inspection District Office (MIDO) and other foreign regulatory authorities.
  • Should have a general understanding of the certification process and requirements of FAA 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Parts 21, 23 and 25.
  • Should have a general understanding of the process for the application and maintenance of TSO certification approval.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Must be proficient with Adobe Acrobat Pro.
  • Experience with Autodesk PLM 360 a plus.




About Hotfoot Recruiters:

HotFoots approach is simple. We put People First. We also know that an individual' s success starts with the right career opportunity. Our company was founded on the belief that the world is full of extremely talented people that may need a simple connection like HotFoot Recruiters to prove themselves to quality employers. HotFoot is an Arizona based company that has been providing talent placement solutions nationally for over 10 years. With additional offices in Wisconsin, Iowa and Flagstaff, Arizona; HotFoot provides recruiting services for companies of all sizes.  Learn more at HotFootrecruiters.com.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider application without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Charlie Bristol

Charlie's proactive communication ensures excellent service to job seekers and guaranteed quality for our clients. He provides top-notch support and guidance throughout the recruitment process for all parties involved. Charlie takes pride in the opportunity to fulfill our client's needs by placing great people in positions they deserve.

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