Electrical Certification 


What is the role of the Electrical Certification Engineer?

  • To ensure that new seat electrical designs meet the strict safety requirements set out by the regulatory authorities (FAA and EASA).
  • Planning and reporting Qualification Tests for components supplied by Contour and outsourced components.
  • Perform FMEA on the electrical systems to ensure durability and occupant safety are maintained.
  • Maintain continued airworthiness of the product through its life.

What kind of applicant are we looking for?

  • Suitable applicants should have an interest in electrical systems
  • An applicant with a sound mathematical ability and strong analytical skills.
  • Someone with creativity and innovation would be a great asset.
  • Academic requirements are minimum 2:1 degree in an Electrical/ Electronic Engineering discipline or similar.

What does Electrical Certification offer to graduates?

  • The Electrical Certification department offers the opportunity to take on an intellectually challenging role full of variety, problem solving and professional development.
  • By joining the department, the graduate would be required to learn a broad range of demanding skills. Training would be provided via self-learning, on-the-job mentorship and external companies.
  • As a career, Electrical Certification engineers are highly regarded, sought after and are rewarded as a result.

What are the objectives of the Electrical Certification placement?

  • Produce a qualification test procedure (QTP) and qualification test report (QTR) for a Contour supplied electrical system and assess the QTP and QTR from an external supplier.
  • Produce an acceptance test procedure and report.
  • Produce bonding and grounding calculations and seat system safety analysis documents (SSA).
  • Produce hardware and software specifications for the electrical components to be installed into the seats.
  • Carry out failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA).


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