Reliability, Maintainability & Testability Engineer in Ridley Park, PA at Volt

Date Posted: 6/10/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Volt is currently seeking talented Avionics focused Reliability, Maintainability & Testability Engineers to join one of our clients in Ripley Park, Pennsylvania. Our client offers exciting job opportunities as one of the world's largest aerospace companies and by being a leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems.


  • Applies an interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to plan, design, develop and verify complex life-cycle balanced system of systems and system solutions. Evaluates customer/operational needs to define and coordinate system performance requirements, integrate technical parameters and assure compatibility of all physical, functional and program interfaces
  • Performs various analyses to optimize total system of systems and/or system architecture
  • Performs analyses for affordability, safety, reliability, maintainability, testability, human systems integration, survivability, vulnerability, susceptibility, system security, regulatory, certification, product assurance and other specialties quality factors into a preferred configuration to ensure mission success
  • Develops, maintains and identifies improvements for the planning, organization, implementation and monitoring of requirements management processes, tools, risk, issues, opportunity management and technology readiness assessment processes. Resolves cross-functional technical issues


  • Experience supporting core reliability and maintainability analyses and plans (Reliability and Maintainability predictions, FMECA, Reliability and Maintainability Program Plans, Maintenance Task Analysis – MTA, Reliability Centered Maintenance Analysis - RCMA, Maintenance Field Data record review and analysis) in support of concurrent domestic and international Chinook helicopter programs

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Extensive Aerospace Reliability and Maintainability work experience or equivalent
  • Expert understanding of Aerospace terminology, systems, sub-systems, functions
  • Expert knowledge of typical aerospace BOMs (structure, P/N, Rev, nomenclature)
  • Experience in leading and performing reliability, maintainability, product support or equivalent analyses using analytical approaches and modeling techniques [(examples: Failure Modes Effects Analysis; Fault Tree analysis; Maintainability analyses; Failure investigations, analysis and correction action; Level of Repair Analysis (LORA); Reliability Centered Maintenance Analysis (RCMA); fault prediction/detection/isolation analysis; Operating and Support cost analysis (O&S); Life Cycle Cost analysis (LCC); trade studies; system architecture studies; probabilistic risk assessment and baseline comparative analysis to assess design characteristics and supportability issues/concerns
  • Proficiency in developing Program and Test Plans
  • Proficiency using Excel and MS Office tools
  • Proficiency in developing comprehensive CDRLs and written reports
  • Able to work independently

Preferred Skills/Experience (Not Required):

  • Direct maintenance or flight operations experience on fixed wing or rotorcraft
  • Expert knowledge of the H-47 (Chinook) system/airframe/structure systems and supporting maintenance programs
  • Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) license

Education / Experience:              

  • Bachelor's and 9 or more years' experience, Master's with 7 or more years' experience or PhD with 4 or more years' experience
  • Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry.

This is a contingent/temporary position offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path. 

Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.

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Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.