Flight Test Engineer

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Published on:
June 17th, 2019
Last modified on November 3rd, 2021 at 17:42
Delft, Melissant (Goeree-Overflakkee)
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Throughout the coming seasons, Kitepower aims to initiate new operational sites inside and outside the Netherlands. The operations team is now looking for new passionate flight test engineers keen on advancing Kitepower’s field operations and contributing to the development of Kitepower’s commercial AWES. As a flight test engineer at Kitepower, you will play a key role in the organisation and execution of flight tests of the Falcon 100kW AWES.



Job Tasks

  • Prepare and perform the flight tests of the Kitepower Falcon 100kW system
  • Assist the engineering team during the flight tests
  • Perform integrity checks on electromechanical equipment
  • Monitor and control the Kitepower system, deployed at our test location
  • Handle and organise the equipment on the flight site / Maintaining the flight test site
  • Maintain operations’ ​hardware (launch equipment, cameras etc.)
  • Supply flight test protocols and documentation to other departments

Job Profile

  • BSc/MSc engineering degree
  • Self-driven and independent
  • Good communication and organization skills
  • Fluent written/spoken English
  • Outdoor enthusiast
  • Quick learner with a proactive attitude and good ability to work independently
  • Good observation skills and ability to give reliable feedback
  • Available to work night shifts
  • Good practical technical understanding
  • Drivers license class B
  • Passion for sustainability and making the world a better place

Extra Assets

  • Experience in handling/flying kites
  • Dutch speaking
  • Drivers license class BE
  • Passion for wind sports

Apply as Flight Test Engineer

Are you a wind enthusiast looking for a hands-on adventure on the airfield? We are looking for a flight engineer to join and lead our team on the field.

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