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The Aviation & Product Safety Department is looking for a Senior Aviation Safety Official (ASO)/ Flight Test Safety Engineer to join the Sikorsky Aviation Safety Operations team at PAX NAS, MD. This individual will be responsible for development, assessment and execution of safety requirements for engineering flight test operations, reporting directly to the Senior Manager of Aviation Safety.
The Senior ASO will interface with local DCMA leadership and military customers, conducting Flight and Ground Safety Audits to ensure compliance with DCMA INST 8210 and safety policies for Lockheed Martin and Sikorsky. The Senior ASO will work with local Sikorsky test site leadership, flight test engineers, and operations personnel to ensure that all flight test safety hazards are identified, communicated and adequately mitigated. The Senior ASO will participate in flight test briefings, technical meetings, lead root cause investigations and approve corrective actions for incidents and near misses. The Senior ASO will maintain the site’s Aircraft Emergency Reaction Plan and schedule drills and monthly safety meetings to address all aviation operational risks.
Position will be based at PAX NAS, MD. Some travel to West Palm Beach FL (Development Flight Center) and other off site test locations may be required in order to support Sikorsky flight test operations worldwide.
Work location for this role will be:
47765 Ranch Road,
Patuxent River, MD 20670
Requires Aviation Safety (or related) experience. Requires aviation safety program leadership and audit experience. Excellent written and oral communication, presentation, interpersonal and organizational skills are required. Requires database input, query, analysis, and reporting experience. Requires experience working with Microsoft Office suite for report writing, spreadsheet analysis, and presentation of charts, graphs and data in Power Point. Proven structured, team-oriented problem solving skills with emphasis on Safety Management Systems (SMS) and Operational Risk Management (ORM) leadership.
Requires a B.S. degree in Aviation Safety, Engineering, Physical Science or a technical field related to aerospace safety. A Master’s degree in Engineering, Human Factors or Aviation Safety is preferred.
Flight Test or Human Factors experience with an aviation and technical background is strongly desired. Rotorcraft flying or maintenance operations experience is preferred.
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Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Patuxent River Maryland
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