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Aviation Fuels Expert

Application Open Date: 
30/09/2022 - 21:00
Deadline Date: 
01/12/2022 - 00:55
Cologne, Germany
Type of Contract: 
Temporary staff
JOB Description: 
As an Aviation Fuels Expert, you will contribute to aviation safety and environmental compatibility by providing essential and unique technical expertise to guide and permit decisions in initial airworthiness certification, continuing airworthiness and environmental compatibility at aircraft, equipment, and engine level. In addition, you will support other core technical activities of the Agency. Your main accountabilities will be to: ● Support certification projects and EASA Teams for the determination of the applicable certification basis, the definition of the level of involvement by selecting compliance demonstration items and the agreement of applicants’ certification programmes ● Verify the compliance demonstrations provided by applicants for the domain of expertise in cooperation with the certification teams and experts of other disciplines ● Where appropriate, participate in the development of rules, new airworthiness, environmental or operational requirements, industrial standards (e.g. fuel specifications), including relevant parts of EASA Certification Specifications, interpretative material, special conditions or equivalent level of safety to cover new technologies, unconventional uses and proposals for novel compliance demonstration ● Provide technical expertise for other activities of the Agency in order to ensure a high level of airworthiness and environmental compatibility and consistency of the European Aviation Safety System ● Participate in the development of interpretative material and environmental special conditions to cover new technologies, new fuel types such as Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) and blends of SAF, unconventional uses and proposals for novel compliance demonstration ● Where appropriate, ensure investigation of in-service occurrences and defects in the domain of expertise, and acceptance of corrective actions to maintain acceptable safety standards and follow-up of those actions wherever necessary ● Represent the Agency externally in international working groups and other international activities when mandated to do so
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