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Flight Test Safety Lead
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Hollister, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • Wisk endeavors to build the first fully autonomous all-electric aircraft that performs and operates safely in an urban air-mobility environment. To support that goal, we are looking for an experienced individual to serve as the Flight Test Safety Lead to join our Enterprise Safety team
  • As part of the Enterprise Safety team, we would look for you to help integrate and ensure compliance with the Enterprise SMS within the Wisk Lines of Business, specifically Flight and Integrated Test. You will be the Flight Test Safety Lead and provide safety support for test daily activities. Daily priorities can change and you will need to adapt and pivot to ensure company success. This can include taking on additional responsibilities based on safety program needs
  • BS/BEng degree from an accredited College or University in an aviation/engineering related field or equivalent related work experience
  • Ten (10) or more years experience in aviation with a portion of that experience dedicated as an Aviation Safety Officer/Manager (or equivalent title)
  • Knowledge of test hazard identification and risk mitigations for test activities
  • Experience dealing with safety and environmental laws, rules, documentation, and regulations
  • Extensive experience in safety risk management and mitigation
  • You are a highly motivated, self starting individual with a broad set of skills and you are never afraid of facing complex technical challenges
  • You are safety minded and have the ability to apply the Wisk SMS to Flight, Ground, and Integrated Test
  • You have strong communication skills and can easily tailor your communications to suit the audience
  • You can adapt quickly or propose changes needed to achieve early results in a timely fashion
  • You embrace challenges and take commitments and deliver results within reasonable expectations
  • You are a positive team player
  • You will act as a Flight Test Safety Lead for a novel type of aircraft targeting the autonomous UAM market
  • You will support in ensuring safety company goals are achieved
  • You will aid Flight, Ground, and Integrated Test in conducting safety risk management to identify hazards associated with operations and tests. This will include tracking safety mitigations to ensure Safety Assurance
  • You will assist with the daily management of the Wisk Safety Reporting system
  • You will take part in investigating and analyzing accidents and incidents involving Wisk products and make specific recommendations to correct actual or potential hazards
  • You will foster Just Culture and be a leader for company promotion of the SMS

201-500 employees

Urban air-mobility company
Company Overview
Wisk’s mission is to provide safe everyday flight for everyone through their aircrafts and services which are centered around the highest aviation safety standards. The company has built an industry-leading autonomy platform on proven aviation systems with autopilot, precision navigation, and data links augmented with Wisk’s proprietary and decision-making logic software.
  • 100% paid employee medical, dental, & vision benefits, plus generous cost-sharing for spouse/dependent coverage
  • 401(k) plan with 50% employer matching
  • 9/80 alternative work schedule with every other Friday off
  • Commuter benefits & Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Flexible time off to maintain a healthy work-life balance, plus 10 paid holidays per year
  • Quarterly wellness stipend to help maintain a healthy lifestyle
  • Annual company match for charitable giving
  • Communications allowance
  • Education assistance and flight lesson subsidy
  • Free electric vehicle charge stations at HQ
  • Daily catered lunch in Wisk facilities
Company Core Values
  • Make a difference
  • Inspire Innovation
  • Be Empowered
  • Bring People In
  • Lead with Safety