Certification Engineer

Certification Engineer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Certification Engineer to join our team.


  • Participates as a team member in a specific phase of a broad engineering project;
  • Provides technical leadership to a small group of temporarily assigned engineers and technicians;
  • Supports design optimization tasks (e.g. weight reduction);
  • Represents the Certification and Structures team in design reviews;
  • Participates in defining of engineering approaches and in planning/scheduling work;
  • Ensures successful completion of the assigned project phase within the budgeted time and cost constraints;
  • Performs material selection and material specification correlation;
  • Administrates certification efforts;
  • Compiles FAA certification documentation for submission to commercial aircraft OEM’s and regulatory agencies;
  • Directs preparation of appropriate documentation for assigned projects;
  • Leads test activities such as Dynamic/16g Crash, Static, and Flammability;
  • Reviews and approves design changes from a certification perspective.


  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to prepare and give presentations;
  • Prior working experience in the aerospace industry, specifically with aircraft interiors;
  • Familiarity with strengths of standard aviation materials;
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and productively with team members and cross functional teams;
  • Ability to perform classical stress analysis;
  • Prior experience reviewing and approving drawings;
  • Ability to work proficiently in Microsoft Office Suite applications and engineering related software programs.