Aviation Certification Engineer Director Jobs in Logan, UT at Electric Power Systems, Inc

Title: Aviation Certification Engineer Director

Company: Electric Power Systems, Inc

Location: Logan, UT

Electric Power Systems (EPS) is an innovative technology company that supplies Energy Storage Systems to Aerospace and Transportation applications. Our mission is to is to power transportation’s electric renaissance by providing smarter, safer, more reliable, lighter, and certifiable batteries for electric propulsion aircraft. At EPS, you’ll have the opportunity to grow your career by working on new technology that enables the future of mobility. EPS is in North Logan, Utah.
We are currently seeking an Aviation Certification Director to lead cross-functional teams to certify the company’s battery management systems with the FAA, EASA, and other global agency requirements. This role will also serve as the primary interface to regulatory agencies to define certification requirements. This position is located in North Logan, Utah, with the potential for remote work virtually in the U.S.

Determine the certification basis and means of compliance and defining implement the certification strategy for electric propulsion and traditional aircraft battery products
Directing the development of certification documentation with alignment to the certification strategy and means of compliance.
Provide strategic guidance to the EP Systems engineering organization towards effective engagement with industry standards committees developing of certification standards which will impact future compliance.
Lead cross-functional teams to execute the certification plan for the company’s products Plan and coordinate certification tests
Manage selection and engagement with contracted DERs
Work with OEMs and ODAs to coordinate certification strategies and support aircraft certification projects
Develop and maintain strong regulatory agency relationships


Bachelor degree in aerospace, mechanical, electrical, or related engineering field
10 years project management experience in an aerospace company
5 years aviation certification leadership equipment certification or TC or STC projects
Strong knowledge of FAA certification procedures (Part 21) and airworthiness regulations (Part 23,25 or 33)
Strong knowledge of DO-160, DO-254, DO-178, AC 23:1309, ARP4754A, and ARP4761
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Experience with certification of electrical systems and equipment
Travel up to 20%


Master of Science degree
FAA Designated Engineering Representative (DER)
Experience with certification of electrical systems and equipment under TSO
Strong knowledge of emerging certification basis from EASA, the FAA, and standards organizations for electric aircraft
Experience with aircraft battery certification
Knowledge of high voltage systems

ITAR Requirements:
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here.

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Electric Power Systems Inc (EPS) provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

COVID-19 considerations:

EPS employees working in support of covered government contracts will be required to abide by applicable federal vaccine mandates, including receiving a COVID-19 vaccination. As EPS continues to grow, other federal rules may also require employees receive the COVID-19 vaccination. If an employee is unable to comply with any applicable vaccination requirement because of a disability or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance, the employee may apply for a reasonable accommodation.

EPS offers the following Benefits:
Full-time employees

Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
HSA, FSA, and Dependent Care FSA
Basic Life and AD&D, Voluntary Life and AD&D
Short-term Disability, Long-term Disability
Accident, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity
– Retirement Funds – 401k and Roth plans offered
Paternity Leave, Maternity Leave, Jury Pay
6 Paid Holidays plus paid 1-week plant shutdown around Christmas time
Part-time employees and interns

– Retirement Funds – 401k and Roth plans offered

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