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Flight Engineer Resume

Flight Engineers are responsible for studying and monitoring the operations within an aircraft. The working activities of a Flight Engineer is to monitor and operate many of the aircraft's systems, to perform various in-flight repairs where possible, to advise pilots in command and to provide them with recommendations regarding various issues.


Some of the duties of a Flight Engineer refer to studying the flight plan for a specific aircraft, to check if the engines and other systems are working in a proper manner. They also have to check if any maintenance or reparation has to be performed. Flight Engineers also have to check the exterior of an aircraft and to make sure it is in a safe condition for the flight. These skilled workers have to monitor and verify the aircraft systems, to check the amount of fuel used and to compare it with the plan obtained on departure.

The first things you have to add when writing a Flight Engineer Resume are the personal information, the summary and then the objective. You have to mention your full name, address, email address, phone number. In the summary you can add a few sentences about your main qualifications and skills that you possess for a Flight Engineer position. The objective statement can consist of one or two sentences where you write what type of job you are seeking for and what skills you have to obtain that job. The following section in your Flight Engineer Resume has to be about your education and training.

Mention your highest degrees in chronological order; add the name of the degree, the school you attend and the location of the school. The following section of the resume is the working experience. In this section you can list your working experience from your current to your last position. Don't add your first jobs in the work history, but focus more on those that are related to the position you are applying for. Add what were your main duties and responsibilities as a Flight Engineer.

Flight Engineers are required to possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to work well under pressure.

Flight Engineer Resume Sample

Contact Information
Name: Robert Donovan
Address: 572 Pike Street
Marital Status: Married
Birth date: 26.11.1974


Looking to obtain a challenging and rewarding position as a Flight Engineer in a growth-oriented firm that will allow me to utilize my abilities to work well under pressure and my knowledge in space systems engineering and spacecraft dynamics


Responsible and dynamic Flight Engineer with eleven years experience in performing aircraft inspections and repairs in order to ensure safe and efficient operations; uncommon ability to be flexible to changing circumstances or conditions

Skills and qualifications

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate in an efficient manner with a diverse audience
  • Exceptional ability to collect, examine and interpret data in order to generate solutions to problems
  • In-depth knowledge of aircraft systems and engines and of software development
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to work well under pressure
  • Exceptional time-management skills

Work Experience

Flight Engineer, Modern Technology Solutions, Inc., Washington, DC, 2005- present
Duties and responsibilities

  • Planned, managed and conducted various performance flight tests
  • Performed various tests on aircrafts in order to define climb, takeoff and landing performance
  • Wrote and prepared reports regarding flight tests results
  • Performed inspections and minor repairs in order to ensure safe and efficient aircraft operations

Flight Engineer, Northrop Grumman, San Diego, CA, 1999-2005
Duties and responsibilities

  • Designed performance computer models based on performance flight tests
  • Tested and verified the development of the vehicle simulation software
  • Inspected and checked the aircraft for defects like fuel or oil leaks or malfunctions in the aircraft's systems


Master's Degree in Flight Engineering, University of Washington
Bachelor's Degree in Flight Engineering, University of Washington

Achievements and affiliations
Member of the Aircraft Pilot and Flight Engineers since 2003

References available upon request

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