Working at Fort Hill Group

Fort Hill Group believes our people are our greatest resource. We strive to foster a creative and productive work environment. 

 

Competitive Benefits

  • Generous Compensation Packages
  • Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Professional Development Activities
  • Group Medical Insurance
  • Group Dental Insurance
  • Retirement Plans With Matching
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Life & ADD Insurance
  • Paid Time Off and Holiday leave

Open Positions

For additional details on these positions and how you can apply, please see the full descriptions below.


 

 

Open Positions

Job Description

The Human Factors Training Specialist will serve as an integral part of the Air Traffic Control Human Factors Team at Fort Hill Group. The Human Factors Training Specialist will participate in a variety of projects aimed at improving human performance in the National Airspace System (NAS). The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the development, validation, and facilitation of human performance training materials to support the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The successful candidate must possess strong presentation and facilitation skills.

Potential activities that the Human Factors Training Specialist will be involved in include:

  • Developing human factors training material for operational, management, and executive personnel
  • Gathering and analyzing data to measure the effectiveness and impact of operational training materials
  • Leading working group sessions and focus groups with aviation subject matter experts
  • Developing and executing cognitive workload assessment test plans for air traffic controllers
  • Performing statistical analysis of human performance data

Candidate Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Factors, Engineering, Psychology, or related discipline
  • Experience developing and facilitating human factors training workshops
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills
  • Experience conducting human factors analyses in an operational environment, such as cognitive walkthroughs, task analysis, or human error analysis
  • Experience conducting data analysis and visualization
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills for presenting technical research results
  • Candidate must be a U.S. citizen able to successfully complete a government security investigation

Desired Attributes

  • Advanced degree in Human Factors, Engineering, Psychology, or related discipline
  • Background or training in education or learning theory
  • Expertise applying human factors methods within the aviation and/or air traffic control domain
  • History of working directly with the FAA and/or airline stakeholders

 

To apply, please submit a resume and any applicable work samples to: Car[email protected]


Job Description

The Human Factors Safety Analyst will serve as an integral part of the Air Traffic Control Human Performance Assessment Team at Fort Hill Group. The Human Factors Safety Analyst will participate in a variety of projects aimed at improving human performance and safety in the National Airspace System (NAS). The successful candidate will be responsible for analyzing human performance and safety problems, identifying potential solutions, and assisting in the implementation of recommendations in support of the client's human factors goals and objectives. The successful candidate will be expected to clearly present key research findings to stakeholders and contribute heavily to the development of research reports.

Potential activities that the Human Factors Safety Analyst will be involved in include:

  • Performing human factors analyses of planned NextGen improvements
  • Conducting subject matter expert opinion elicitation working groups
  • Leading research and planning sessions with flight deck, air traffic, and system maintenance stakeholders
  • Conducting literature reviews and data analysis to identify aspect impacting cognitive workload of air traffic controllers
  • Developing and conducting cognitive workload analyses of air traffic controllers
  • Collecting lab and field data on air traffic controller workload
  • Development of risk mitigation strategies targeted at identified causal factors
  • Performing statistical analysis of human performance data
  • Conducting proactive human performance assessment of proposed operational changes

Candidate Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Factors, Engineering, Psychology, or related discipline
  • Experience conducting human performance analyses, such as cognitive walkthroughs, task analysis, human error analysis, etc.
  • Experience conducting data analysis and data visualization
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to actively collaborate within a cross-functional team
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills for presenting technical research results
  • Candidate must be able to successfully complete a government security investigation

Desired Attributes

  • Advanced degree in Human Factors, Engineering, Psychology, or related discipline
  • Expertise applying human factors methods within the aviation and/or air traffic control domain
  • Experience applying advanced statistical methods to large human performance data sets
  • Experience conducting cogntive workload assessments in industry
  • History of working directly with FAA organizations

To apply, please submit a resumé and any applicable work samples to: [email protected]

 


Job Description

The Systems Engineer / Human Factors Analyst will serve as an integral part of the NextGen Human Factors team at Fort Hill Group. The successful candidate will provide strategic program support to the FAA related to the identification of human factors research, engineering, and integration opportunities. Human factors research needs will be identified through the review of NextGen concepts and interaction with NextGen stakeholders. Human factors research needs will be used to support the development of short-term and long-term research and execution plans. The successful candidate will be expected to clearly present results and deliverables to NextGen team members, clients, and stakeholders.

Potential activities for this position include:

  • Performing analyses of planned NextGen improvements
  • Leading requirement solicitation sessions with flight deck, air traffic, and system maintenance stakeholders
  • Supporting the execution of human factors gap analyses
  • Formulating and prioritizing strategic research plans to close NextGen human factors gaps
  • Developing cross-team and cross-program dependencies and relationships
  • Implementing efficient program management tools and processes
  • Contributing to the development of FAA National Airspace System Enterprise Architecture products

Candidate Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Human Factors, Aviation Science, or related discipline
  • Demonstrated ability to identify research needs and develop research objectives and plans to fulfill identified needs
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to actively collaborate within cross-functional teams
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills for presenting technical work-products
  • Candidate must be able to successfully complete a government security investigation

Desired Attributes

  • Advanced degree in Human Factors, Engineering, Psychology, or Aviation related discipline
  • Functional understanding of general aviation, commercial aviation, and air traffic control
  • Experience applying human factors principles to the aviation domain
  • Experience working directly with FAA NextGen concepts and stakeholders

To apply, please submit a resumé and any applicable work samples to: [email protected]


Fort Hill Group offers competitive and flexible internships throughout the year. We provide our interns with the opportunity to meaningfully contribute to customer projects and internal company research activities. The internship experience aims to provide real world, hands-on experience to our interns. Fort Hill Group typically seeks interns pursuing engineering or psychology disciplines that have an interest in human performance and safety.

To apply, please submit a resumé and any applicable work samples to: [email protected]