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Company Name:
Whitney, Bradley and Brown Inc.
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Dayton, Ohio
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
> 10 years
Education level:
High School or equivalent

System Safety/Airworthiness Certification Engineer Global Hawk

JOB TITLE: System Safety/Airworthiness Certification Engineer Global Hawk


The Air Force Program Executive Officer for ISR & SOF (AFLCMC/WI) has the collective Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) mission responsibility for equipping ISR & SOF warfighters to dominate the battlespace. In order to meet current and projected workload requirements in support of AFLCMC/WI, the Government must augment its organic (military and civil service) capabilities within the Global Hawk Division (AFLCMC/WIG) with Advisory and Assistance Services (A&AS) support.


  • Provide systems safety technical expertise to perform the systems safety/airworthiness certification engineering duties to assist with planning, participation, and recording of system safety actions affecting the international Global Hawk weapon system.
  • Assist with monitoring the coordination, planning, and boarding of systems safety actions for applicability to the international Global Hawk weapon system AWC and final acceptance processes.
  • Assist in resolution of technical and process issues related to international Global Hawk weapon system safety.
  • Work with DCMA to conduct in-process safety reviews, support program decisions, monitor contractor compliance, and assist with conducting Government surveillance.
  • Support systems safety compliance of the international Global Hawk weapon system and related sub-systems, to include identifying, tracking, and documenting each Global Hawk country-/system-peculiar baseline and any systems changes by monitoring related ACSNs, ECPs, CCPs, and TCTOs.
  • Support review of all country-specific Global Hawk specifications, and review country-related system safety reports.
  • Support monitoring International Business customer accountability and resolution of International Business system safety plans and any associated issues.
  • Plan, participate in, and record Global Hawk Program Office system safety actions affecting international Global Hawk FMS weapon systems.
  • Assist in writing and developing contract SOW documents and CDRLs and participate in contract proposal technical evaluations designed to govern the international Global Hawk FMS weapon systems procurement programs.
  • Participate in all standing Global Hawk Program Office forums, including the Systems Safety Board, Flight Test Review Board, Airworthiness Certification Board, and Risk Review Board.
  • Work with the prime contractor and USG engineers to prepare all required airworthiness certification documentation and support the process of obtaining Global Hawk FMS airworthiness certificates from AFLCMC/EZ.
  • Provide engineering support required to oversee and manage investigations and analysis of FMS aerospace systems.
  • Monitor investigations of related USG aerospace systems.
  • Prepare comprehensive reports dealing with such factors as flight test results, airworthiness, static strength, service life, major repairs and technical adequacy of proposals.
  • Provide recommendations to resolve flight test planning technical issues that impact safety and/or airworthiness.
  • Provide guidance on issues related to systems safety and decisions affecting the Global Hawk FMS programs.


  • Current DoD Secret clearance

Experience and/or knowledge of the following activities:

  • Minimum of ten (10) years relevant experience and a Masters degree in a relevant field OR:
    • Fourteen (14) years of relevant work experience plus a Bachelors degree, OR
    • Eighteen (18) years of relevant work experience
  • USAF airworthiness certification processes and procedures
  • DoD Systems Engineering processes


Experience and/or knowledge of the following activities:

  • Airworthiness Level 3 Endorsement, with level 1 or 2 desired

WORK LOCATION: Wright-Patterson, AFB, Ohio

TRAVEL: 5-10%

KEY WORDS: Airworthiness; Systems Engineering

WBB is a technical and management consulting company that provides innovative products and services that solve government and commercial customers toughest problems. For more than 30 years, WBB has set the standard for excellence in consulting services, while providing its employees with an outstanding work environment with ample opportunities for growth and success. WBB continues to enjoy impressive growth, which is directly attributed to the companys hiring practice of always hiring the very best professionals from government, military and industry.

We are proud of our diverse environment and are an Equal Opportunity Employer. WBB is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. WBB participates in E-Verify.

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