San Jose, United States

Posted on: 2022-06-23

Category: transportation

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

Certification Engineer, Electric Engines

About the company:

Archer is an aerospace company building an all-electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft focused on improving mobility in cities. The company's mission is to advance the benefits of sustainable air mobility. Archer is designing, manufacturing, and operating a fully electric aircraft that can carry four passengers for 60 miles at speeds of up to 150mph while producing minimal noise. Archer's team is based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Archer is an aerospace company based in San Jose, California building an all-electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft with a mission to advance the benefits of sustainable air mobility. We are designing, manufacturing, and operating an all-electric aircraft that can carry four passengers for 60 miles at speeds of up to 150 mph while producing minimal noise. 

Our sights are set high and our problems are hard, and we believe that diversity in the workplace is what makes us smarter, drives better insights, and will ultimately lift us all to success. We are dedicated to cultivating an equitable and inclusive environment that embraces our differences, and supports and celebrates all of our team members.

What You’ll Do

  • Lead the development and execution of certification plans
  • Ensure appropriate methods of compliance are selected, communicated and adhered to
  • Guide the creation of test plans and other sub-tier certification documentation
  • Verify that engineering certification data complies with the applicable airworthiness standards
  • Review drawings and other technical data
  • Works with Supply Chain team and vendors to ensure compliance to certification requirements; Contributes to the preparation of requests for proposals and statements of work
  • Witness testing for certification
  • Review test data items for compliance findings
  • Ensure conformity and compliance inspections are performed, and witness as required
  • Collaborate with other members of the certification team to develop integrated aircraft level planning.
  • Support meetings with regulatory authorities; prepare briefing materials, and ensure completion of action items

What You Need

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Experience developing, refining and executing certification plans.
  • Experience in design, analysis, and testing of engines and engine control systems
  • Collaborative mindset
  • Creative problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written interpersonal communication
  • Previous experience leading aircraft certification activities
  • Direct Interface with the FAA or ODA
  • Part 23 Airplane, Part 27 Helicopter and/or Part 33 Engine certification experience

Bonus Qualifications

  • Experience as an FAA DER with current delegated authority in Power plant per FAA Order 8110-37F Appendix A Chart B and/or Engine per FAA Order 8110-37F Appendix A Chart E
  • Experience with eVTOL, powered-lift, or other special class aircraft
Archer is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. All aspects of employment are decided on the basis of merit, qualifications, and business needs. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.