14/11/2018 Airbus Bristol BS99 7AR

Fuel and Landing Gear Hydromechanical Test Internship 10419358

  • Sector: engineering, graduate opportunities
  • Location: Bristol
Fuel and Landing Gear Hydromechanical Test Internship  10419358

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Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2017, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 130,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe’s number one space enterprise and the world’s second largest space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.

Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other’s expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary – on the ground, in the sky and in space.

Description of the job
Start date: 1st July 2019

Duration: 12 Months

The Fuel and Landing Gear Test teams support the development and certification test activities performed for the fuel and landing gear systems in all the Airbus programs.

The test scope of the hydromechanical test team is primarily fluid mechanics, pneumatic and hydraulic aspects of the various systems: verification of fluid mechanics, pneumatics, hydraulics and mechanical equipment on fuel rigs and landing gear 0 means, system performance under various conditions, equipment robustness, certification tests

The main activities performed by this team are:

Laboratory test means support, which includes:

Test Mean development and commissioning for new test rigs
Maintenance and evolution of current test rigs
Functional integration tests on lab test means:

Identification of test mean needs
Test procedure preparation and execution on various Airbus rigs available in Filton, Toulouse or Hamburg
Support of system tests performed at supplier facilities
Support to Flight tests:

Flight Test Instrumentation specification, installation and validation
Flight tests monitoring in real time using the telemetry station in Filton or Toulouse
Flight test data analysis to provide the design and flight test teams with the test results
Support to Ground tests performed on Airbus flight test A/C fleet
The department strategy fully supports the Integration and Flight Test center’s vision to develop a ‘single test team’ identity covering all tests from Supplier to Flight Test. You will be a member of a Group in the Fuel and Landing Gear Tests department in Filton, working in close relationship with the corresponding design office and the flight test teams.

Tasks & accountabilities
The aim of this internship is to support the fuel and/or landing gear systems hydromechanical test engineers on various activities, within one or several groups of the test department. Activities carried out could be involved with any of the Airbus Aircraft programmes or R&T work. This may also require trips to various Airbus sites and / or at supplier facilities.

There may also be opportunities to experience other areas within the fuel and landing test department including the Avionics test team who are responsible for verification of system computers and main electronic equipment integration on avionic rigs (computer robustness, network, communication, data buses…).

Furthermore, significant opportunities to develop ‘soft’ skills will be available throughout the internship by supporting and conducting a range of development tasks including school liaison events and departmental activities.

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.

Required skills

Studying towards a degree in Engineering or Science, particularly with a mechanical, aerospace or systems focus.
Interest in fluid mechanics, hydraulics or pneumatics and enjoys mechanical design and build activities.
Data analysis, report writing and presentation skills.
Understanding of basic electronics.
Project management knowledge or interest.
Excited by technical challenges and solving problems
Committed to deliver on time.
A good knowledge and practical experience of Microsoft Office and/or G-Suite applications.
Good interpersonal skills and capable of working as a team.
English – Negotiation level.
Beneficial (Any of):

Awareness of aircraft systems.
Knowledge or experience of programming and programming languages (e.g. C, LabVIEW, Python, TCL, Matlab).

COUNTRY          United Kingdom

LOCATION        Bristol & FiltonDIVISIONAirbus (Commercial Aircraft), Airbus (Corporate Functions)

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