Certification Conformity Specialist - Certification

South Burlington, VT
AIRWORTHINESS – 01-7301 Certification /
Full Time Exempt /
On-site
At Beta Technologies, we apply our intellectual curiosity, passion for aviation, and commitment to sustainability toward a shared mission of revolutionizing electric aviation. Regardless of the position one holds, each team member brings their talent and desire to positively impact the environment and lives of others in a refreshing, vibrant, and inclusive culture. 

Beta Technologies’ Certification team is seeking a Conformity team member who will work with them to support conformity activities toward type certification from the FAA for their electric aircraft.  This person will also help with necessary activities to attain a FAA Production Certificate for type certificated products.

How you will contribute to revolutionizing electric aviation:

    • Support the company’s Accountable Manager for conformity activities by maintaining communication of current and planned activities with the FAA.  Maintain meeting minutes and action item lists.
    • Coordination of conformity inspection activities as part of the type certification process, which involves coordination between the FAA, their designees, and Beta Airworthiness Certification, Design Engineering, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, and Quality teams.  Hold weekly meetings to ensure due dates are aligned on various teams, and that activities will be completed on time. Maintain conformity inspection database.
    • Co-lead the certification conformity activities at Beta.  Provide tracking status for all conformity activities and completions to support FAA project completions and production airworthiness certifications.
    • Hold regular meetings (often weekly) and help solve issues and problems. 
    • Work with the Quality team to develop Beta’s Quality System by helping write or review procedures and work instructions in accordance with SAE AS9100 and FAA Part 21 requirements. 
    • Work with Engineering team to develop FAA conformity inspection requests and support review of documentation in support of those inspections.
    • Coordinate recruitment and use of FAA designees such as Designated Engineering Representatives (DERs) and Designated Airworthiness Representatives (DARs) to complete required activities.  Maintain current data on these people.

Minimum Qualifications we are seeking:

    • Support the company’s Accountable Manager for conformity activities by maintaining communication of current and planned activities with the FAA.  Maintain meeting minutes and action item lists.
    • Coordination of conformity inspection activities as part of the type certification process, which involves coordination between the FAA, their designees, and Beta Airworthiness Certification, Design Engineering, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, and Quality teams.  Hold weekly meetings to ensure due dates are aligned on various teams, and that activities will be completed on time. Maintain conformity inspection database.
    • Drive the certification conformity activities at Beta.  Provide tracking status for all conformity activities and completions to support FAA project completions and production airworthiness certifications.
    • Hold regular meetings (often weekly) and help solve issues and problems. 
    • Work with the Quality team to develop Beta’s Quality System by helping write or review procedures and work instructions in accordance with FAA Part 21 requirements and SAE AS9100. 
    • Work with Engineering team to develop FAA conformity inspection requests and support review of documentation in support of those inspections.
    • Coordinate recruitment and use of FAA designees such as Designated Engineering Representatives (DERs) and Designated Airworthiness Representatives (DARs) to complete required activities.  Maintain current data on these people.

Above and Beyond Qualifications that will distinguish you:

    • Associate’s degree in engineering, pre-engineering or a related field.
    • Minimum of four years of industry experience, including some leadership experience.
    • Experience working in an aircraft manufacturing company that has attained FAA Type Certification.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication; attention to detail; bias for action; good analytical skills and logical thinking.
    • Demonstrated Project Management skills.
    • Proven ability to work well on your own and with a group of people.
    • Excellent problem-solving skills.
    • Experience using Microsoft and/or Google applications.

Above and Beyond Qualifications that will distinguish you:

    • Experience as an FAA designee or relevant FAA Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) experience.
    • Previous experience working on a FAA type certification project under Part 23.
    • Experience coordinating activities across multiple functional teams.
    • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or listen. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

Inclusivity Statement
Each of our backgrounds influences how we evaluate our own abilities. Research reveals that BIPOC, LGBTQ+, women, those from working-class backgrounds, individuals with disabilities, and other marginalized groups may hesitate to apply for roles if they don't meet all the requirements. Many skills can be learned on the job. If you can envision contributing value to our community and meet most criteria, we encourage you to apply.

BETA Technologies provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, disability, veteran or military status, health coverage status, HIV status, genetic information, crime victim status, pregnancy or a pregnancy-related condition or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. The company does not discriminate, and will not discriminate, and will not tolerate discrimination, based on any of these characteristics during the application process or in employment.

All offers of employment at BETA Technologies are contingent upon favorable results of a thorough background check.

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