Test and Evaluation Engineer – Fort Campbell, KY

Test and Evaluation Engineer – Fort Campbell, KY

Cruz Associates Inc. of Yorktown, VA (www.cruzinc.us) has a position open and is looking for qualified candidates for a Test and Evaluation Engineer for the Systems Integration and Management Office (SIMO).  The job location is Fort Campbell, Kentucky in support of the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment and Army Special Operations Aviation (ARSOA).  Interested applicants should contact Mr. Brian Thompson or Mr. Greg Stewart at 757-833-7538 and email their resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Scope:  Provide test and evaluation support for the entire SIMO technical division to include the MH-47, MH-60, MH-6, Unmanned Aerial Systems, Avionics, Aircraft Survivability Equipment, Sensors, and Weapons programs. Successful performance requires knowledge of the aircraft-level qualification requirements and the ability to interface effectively with aircraft subsystems and systems developers and airworthiness qualification engineers.


  • Participate in aerial flight in a Flight Test Engineering capacity
  • Develop test plans, coordinate test activities to include test range scheduling and planning, data collection and processing.
  • Apply and administrate the requirements of Army Regulation (AR) 70-62 as they apply to ARSOA aircraft.
  • Participate as a member of Technical Interface Meetings (TIM), Program Reviews, Test Integration Working Groups (TIWG), and System Safety Working Groups (SSWG).
  • Participate in aerial flight in a Flight Test Engineering capacity.
  • Work closely with engineering counterparts, to include, but not limited to the Aviation Engineering Directorate (AED), and Technology Application Program Office (TAPO).
  • Perform routine clerical, administrative, and logistics tasks as required in support of the SIMO.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience working in military/commercial aviation is required
  • Minimum of 3 years experience with planning and conducting flight tests
  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering field is required. (Aerospace, Electrical, or Mechanical)
  • Secret or Interim Secret security clearance is required

Salary and Benefits:

  • Negotiable based on experience
  • Medical, dental, vision, 401K, FSA, sick leave, disability, and life insurance
  • Paid time off (3 weeks)
  • Ten Federal holidays plus an 11th company holiday