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Safety Engineer- Propulsion System Group

Legacy Engineering, a division of PDS Tech, is seeking an Aircraft Safety Engineer for the Regional Jet Development Program. 
This position is located in Nagoya, Japan.  

In this role, you will lead safety analysis under “Unit 3” (propulsion system). The engineer will also be in charge of other activities of Unit 3 under direction of Unit 3 Engineering Leader or Program Manager. Followings are the main tasks, but not limited to:

  • Creating safety documents such as SSA, FTA, FMEA, CMA and ZSA in compliance with APR4761.
  • Evaluation of impact on the aircraft caused by engine malfunction, utilizing the knowledge of the engine, aircraft system and performance and pilot operation.
  • Creating safety specification (severity) in compliance with the regulations, utilizing the knowledge of the safety regulation Advisory Circular
  • Analysis of impact on the engine caused by a related system’s failure, through coordination members of other engineering divisions.
  • Coordination of failure factors and impact evaluation with partner and authorities.
  • Create necessary documents to report items to higher managements, aviation authorities, internal units or partners.
  • Lead meetings regarding safety matters with aviation authorities, internal units, partners.
  • Provide weekly and daily reports to Unit 3 flight safety leader, EL and PM.
  • Other activities related to Unit 3 (propulsion) engineering/ development activities.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Technical Aviation with 10 years aviation related experience, or
  • 10+ years in an aviation engineering organization Aerospace or Aircraft Systems Engineering.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Ability to utilize interpersonal and communication techniques, working in a team environment, dealing with a wide variety of personalities and communication styles.
  • Ability to identify potential issues with machinery development, manufacturing processes or parts.
  • Needs the ability to develop, plan and implement short and long term goal.
  • Ability to adapt to change.


  • 10+ years of experience in aviation industry.
  • Experience in safety analysis and common mode analysis.
  • Propulsion background is a MUST.

Job Number: 1710067710
Job Location: Nagoya,
Duration: 36 months
Input Date: 12/14/2017
Attention: Lucinda Contreras
City, State: IRVING, TX 75062
Phone: 214/647-9600
800 Phone: 800/270-4737
Fax Phone: 214/647-9630

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