Full-Time

Sr. Actuation Engineer

Posted on 4/13/2024

Supernal

Supernal

501-1,000 employees

Develops eVTOL vehicles for advanced air mobility

Hardware

Senior

Irvine, CA, USA

Required Skills
CAD
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or related engineering field required; Master’s or Ph.D. degree preferred
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience with flight control actuation system/product development
  • Experience with rotorcraft and/or fixed-wing Fly-By-Wire flight control systems/products
  • Experience with new aircraft development, prototyping, certification, and production
  • Working knowledge of ASME Y14.5 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Familiarity with any FAA CFR parts 23/25/27/29 or other certification experience
  • Proficient using CAD modeling & drawing tools
  • Proficient using requirements capture and management tools
  • Knowledge of qualification and certification rules and standards applicable to commercial aircraft systems and equipment, including ARP 4754A, ARP 4761, DO-160
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Responsibilities
  • Participate in Actuation system lifecycle development activities including requirements definition, design reviews, procurement/manufacturing, and qualification/certification
  • Define and mature the actuation system & actuator LRU requirements (Functional, Performance Safety, Environmental) and mechanical/electrical interfaces
  • Provide technical guidance and oversight to actuator supplier through development lifecycle
  • Analyze actuation performance including mechanism kinematics, load/stress, and clearance
  • Support integrating actuation components 3D models into aircraft digital mockup model
  • Document system function and performance, including specifications & compliance reports
  • Support aircraft installation and integration, including writing and releasing engineering orders and functional test procedures required for flight test and production aircraft
  • Prepare and communicate design and technical material to management and stakeholders
  • May require up to 10% of domestic and international travel
  • Partner with PMO organization to implement build plan
  • Other duties as assigned

Supernal specializes in developing an electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) vehicle and a scalable, electrified, clean-energy ecosystem for Advanced Air Mobility, leveraging Hyundai Motor Group's automotive manufacturing expertise. The main technologies involved include eVTOL vehicle design and development, as well as ecosystem integration for Advanced Air Mobility.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Washington, District of Columbia

Founded

2020

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

17%

1 year growth

86%

2 year growth

263%
INACTIVE