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Our client, a leader in the aerospace industry, has immediate openings for Stress Engineers in the Global Express Engineering and Product Development, Stress Unit, reporting to the Chief, Stress Engineering.
The function is to provide stress support in the design and certification of new and in-service aeronautical structures & systems installations to demonstrate compliance to specifications and airworthiness requirements.
Stress engineers/analysts in this position execute intermediate to complex assignments. A thorough understanding of aircraft structures, airworthiness regulations, and approved methods of analysis is required
Review design and or repair proposals, write reports, conduct classical analysis and/or finite element analysis, review documents, conduct fatigue and damage tolerance analysis, and interface with suppliers/customers/clients/partners
The position involves data and information exchange with internal disciplines such as Airworthiness, Marketing & Sales, Liaison Engineering, Production and In-Service Support. The Stress Engineer/Analyst may also deal with external suppliers/customers/clients/ partners. A modest amount of travel may be required.
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university or equivalent
A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in aircraft structural analysis
Strong communication skills
Strong in static strength analytical skills for metallic and composite structure using classical and finite element method. Proficiency with MSC NASTRAN linear finite element code is desirable.
Have a basic knowledge of fatigue and damage tolerance analysis
Possess a basic understanding of the structural certification process for civil aircraft
Familiarity with aircraft loads and ability to idealize and define structurally sound load paths
Have a basic understanding of the operation of aircraft mechanical control systems
Require knowledge in minimum weight design concept, conventional aircraft structural arrangements and manufacturing processes