Textron Engineer II in Fort Worth, Texas

Engineer II


We are pioneers. We were the first to break the sound barrier and design the first functional jetpack. We were aboard NASA’s first lunar mission and brought advanced tiltrotor systems to market. Today, we are defining the future of on-demand mobility. At Bell, we are proud to be an iconic company with superb talent, rapidly creating novel and coveted vertical lift experiences.

The 525 Flight Test Engineering group is responsible for conducting the development and certification flight and ground tests on 525 flight test helicopters in a safe, organized and efficient manner. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate and schedule 525 test activity at the Flight Research Center and off-site test sites/facilities

  • Prepare test cards, pre-flight briefings and direct execution of test flight from the telemetry room or as an aircrew member, as required

  • Prepare and/or review test plans, test requests and test reports

  • Perform aircraft weight and balance calculations to ensure the test aircraft is configured as per test requirements

  • Update CAFTA G2 test database with information collected during the test and the post-test de-brief

  • Perform workbook entries in support of aircraft maintenance and modification work

  • Coordinate with appropriate program, engineering and external groups to resolve squawks

  • Must be able to communicate effectively (verbal and in writing) and have good organizational skills



Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical, Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering

  • At least 2 years of experience as a flight test engineer

Preferred Skills

  • Proven ability to respond positively to change in a dynamic environment

  • Experience in rotorcraft is an asset

  • Having a pilot license is preferred

  • Ability to obtain a third-class FAA medical certificate

Don’t miss the chance to join a diverse, inclusive environment where you feel a sense of belonging. As a member of our global workforce, you will collaborate with dedicated, enthusiastic teams where unique experiences, backgrounds and ideas combined with a strong passion for our products take us above and beyond flight.

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Job Engineering

Primary Location US-Texas-Fort Worth

Recruiting Company Bell Flight

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 269509