Research & Development / Engineering Fellow


The Research & Development / Engineering Fellow will play an integral role in the Transportation Research & Development department at JAARS. He or she will work with our R&D team as they look for ways to improve safety by designing parts to improve the utilization and efficiency of mission transportation. The fellow could also assist in researching and developing alternative energy projects and parts manufacturing.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop safety features and make design improvements to mission aircraft
  • Use engineering software tools, e.g., SolidWorks, to develop, analyze, and document designs
  • Follow our FAA Parts Manufacturing Approval structure
  • Collaborate with our machine shop to manufacture needed parts
  • Other job-related duties as assigned by your manager

Job Requirements

  • A deep and growing walk with the Lord Jesus that includes your personal spiritual growth and the ability to support others in their spiritual growth
  • Embraces the vision, mission, and core values of JAARS
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with various areas
  • Creativity in design, development, and manufacturing of technology-based products
  • Good understanding of 3D printers and other computer-controlled machines
  • Associate or Bachelor degree or equivalent experience

Fellows Program Requirements

  • Value global ministry
  • Learner attitude
  • Collaborative


  • Working experience with Google Workspace and Microsoft Office
  • Engineering degree or related qualifying experience in engineering analysis, design, and transportation technology
  • Experience with CADD; SolidWorks experience is a plus

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