ETPS - Flight Test Engineer

Flight Test Engineer
Location: Salisbury
Job ID #: 7541
Employment Type: Full Time - Fixed Term Appointment
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QinetiQ comprises teams of dedicated people; experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets. We draw on our extensive technical knowledge and intellectual property to provide the know-how and support to solve some of the world’s most challenging problems.  Our people make the critical difference to customers by providing unique approaches to problem solving.  Why don’t you join some of the world’s finest scientific and technical minds and help us make tomorrow work today?

Want to be part of the future of flight test training?

Are you an experienced Flight Test Engineer? Do you hold a recognised teaching qualification or are instructor qualified, with at least 4 years’ experience? Do you have a Technical or Engineering background? If you answer yes to all of these questions, then we want to hear from you.

The Empire Test Pilots’ School is looking for Flight Test Engineers to help improve the training for the next generation of Flight Test Engineers. ETPS was established over 70 years ago to train the best Test Pilots and Flight Test Engineers; that is still our goal today. Our motto ‘Learn to Test, Test to Learn’ is at the heart of our teaching; we aim to teach experienced pilots and aerospace engineers, from around the world, the philosophy and skills required to undertake all forms of test flying, to become qualified Test Pilots and Flight Test Engineers.

We are looking for Flight Test Engineer instructors to  help design new courses to provide our students with the underpinning knowledge of flight test theory and practical techniques to experienced multi-national pilots and engineers on the latest airborne platforms.

You will work within a delivery team of both civilian and military instructors with experience and knowledge in flight test gained from the real world testing of current military systems.

Based in Wiltshire there are opportunities for both full or part time instructional roles on a 12 month Fixed Term contract basis with the future possibility of extension