Project Manager

  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Full-time

Company Description

Company has been retained to provided qualified professionals for this direct placement  opportunity in Indianapolis.  

Job Description

Engineering Program Manager


Manage and oversee all aspects of assigned STC program, including schedule, budget, engineering, certification, and kit development, as related to transport category aircraft. 

  • Manages and oversees all aspects of assigned program, including schedule, budget, engineering, certification, and kit development.
  • Maintains positive working relationship with the customer and serves as the main communication focal.
  • Schedules work and assigns engineers and designers to accomplish projects within plan and budget.
  • Reviews engineering data and provides guidance to engineers creating work instructions and drawings for the removal and installation of hardware and components as they relate to aircraft structures, systems, interiors and avionics.
  • Performs monthly program reviews with upper management, ensuring program remains on schedule and within allotted budget. Recommends corrective action along with review of alternatives when applicable.
  • Assists with preparing budget and estimates for assigned projects and proposals in response to customer requests.
  • Performs such individual assignments as supervisors and superiors may direct; ensures adequate and continuous controls are exercised over all assigned activities affecting quality; establishes and maintains effective work relationships within the department, the Corporation and the community; and maintains the professional competence, knowledge and skill necessary for the satisfactory performance of all assigned responsibilities.
  • Maintains a positive working relationship with the FAA and all FAA representatives (DAR's and DER's).
  • Knowledge of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs - from Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations) as they apply to transport category aircraft.
  • Knowledge of cabin specific regulatory requirements, including flammability and crashworthiness as examples.
  • Familiarity with the Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) process.
  • Familiarity with the FAA Airworthiness Directive (AD) process and rules governing disposition.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings, preferably those created by Boeing, Airbus and Douglas. They should also be familiar with the documents needed to routinely maintain commercial aircraft: Structural Repair Manual (SRM), Aircraft Maintenance Manual (AMM), Illustrated Parts Catalog (IPC), etc.
  • Project Management skills; multi-tasking
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Travel is required


Engineering Program Manager - Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • BS Degree in Engineering (Aerospace, Electrical or Mechanical preferred) or extensive experience and training in their respective area of expertise to be determined equivalent.
  • Typically has completed eight or more years of engineering experience, may have a Master's Degree and may be a registered engineer.

Additional Information

Please contact by either applying through this job ad or call 843-225-5297.