Project Engineer

Location: Waco, Texas

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Job Type

Full Time/8 hours per day


Aerospace: 10 years (preferred)


$95,000 (negotiable)

Blackhawk Aerospace has an exciting opportunity at our Waco location for someone with the right experience and drive to succeed who is ready to take their career to new heights!

At Blackhawk, we know that our greatest asset is our team, and we strive to maintain that culture by hiring the best talent and supporting them every step of the way.

Our Engineering Department has an immediate opening for a Project Engineer.

If you have any questions or would like to better understand the position, please feel free to give us a call at 254-755-6711.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and implement the pursuit of FAA Supplemental Type Certificates (STC) for Blackhawk or for joint STC efforts between Blackhawk and a partnering company
  • Responsibility will include all phases of an STC project, from design requirements to issuance of the Supplemental Type Certificate by the FAA
  • Will require the generation of design requirements, FAA project specific certification plans, design details (to include drawings), test plans, instrumentation requirements, test conduct, and reports
  • Will require coordination with various outside companies, as well as coordination between various specialists inside Blackhawk

Supporting Responsibilities

  • Support flight testing as required (Weight & Balance, Flight Planning, Test Cards, Instrumentation Set-up, Data Processing/Review)
  • Review and amend certification documents as required (Test Reports, ICA, AFMS)
  • Develop strong working knowledge of Pratt & Whitney PT6A Series Turboprop Engine Installation(s)
  • Develop strong working knowledge of Hartzell Propeller and MT-Propeller installation(s)

Position Key Attributes

  • B.S. in Mechanical, Aerospace, or Electrical Engineering
  • Must have at least 3 years of experience in one of the following areas:
    • Writing and Management of FAA Project Specific Certification Plan (PSCP)
    • Engineering Design Lead (Mechanical, Electrical, or Systems)
  • Must have 10+ years of cumulative aerospace experience in at least two of the following areas:
    • Mechanical or Electrical Design (SolidWorks is preferred)
    • Flight Test Conduct and Data Collection (familiarity with applicable sections of SFTE Reference Handbook and AC 23-8C)
    • Analysis and Substantiation (Structural, Loads, Fatigue/Damage Tolerance, or Electrical Systems)
    • Flight Analyst – Performance Data Reduction, Analysis, and Expansion


  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance