Flight Test Instrumentation Technician

  • Kopter Group AG specializes in the development, production, commercialization and support of a new generation of helicopters. It is based in the Zurich region and currently employs 250 people. Its first model, the single turbine SH09, offers the highest standards of safety, comfort and performance, coupled with low operating costs. Additionally, it provides the largest cabin/cargo volumes, outstanding modularity and the latest generation of electronic systems. Built for the most demanding missions, the SH09 helicopter is generating an excellent market response.
  • Your responsibilities

    • Develop and implement flight test instrumentation equipment on the aircraft (strain gauges, thermocouples, accelerometers and a variety of other electrical components / sensors as well as data recording and telemetry equipment)
    • Manage the onboard and ground station software and instrumentation configuration
    • Support pre- and post-test briefings as well as ground and flight tests in accordance with established test plans and procedures
    • Focus on a safe and efficient conduction of ground and flight tests
    • Ensure sensor calibration/data accuracy and validity of data
    • Temporary assignment overseas in support of flight test campaigns
  • Your qualifications

    • Minimum of three years working experience in instrumentation and/or electronics engineering
    • Experience with harness builds, connector pin-outs, crimping, sensor and cable installations
    • Desirably working experience in flight test instrumentation
    • Ability to work to deadlines
    • Experience in troubleshooting of hard and software systems
    • Good team player skills, self-driven attitude and a great communicator
    • Aviation Experience highly desired (knowledge of EASA Part 21 J&G and CS27 is an advantage)
    • Good English language skills, both verbal and in writing, a working knowledge of German language will be an advantage
  • Our offer

    We are offering an exciting job opportunity in an entrepreneurial environment with room to grow in every dimension. Our office is located in Mollis GL.
  • Location

    Department of Flight Test Operations located in CH-8753 Mollis.
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