Aircraft Structural Engineer



  Full Time   Employee   Contractor

Cherry Point
North Carolina
United States

Aircraft Structural Engineer

Position Description
US Citizenship is required.

Position Summary:
Individual will be assigned to accomplish structural engineering and analysis support for AV8 weapon systems located at Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, NC. Specific tasks will include static and fatigue analysis, part design, material selection, and developing aircraft repairs. Individual should have a good basic understanding of aircraft design principles and practices. Support formal design reviews and presentations to customers. In addition, candidate must meet appropriate security requirements.

Principle Duties & Responsibilities:
* Perform a full range of in-service structural engineering support functions. Experienced with aircraft repairs including mis-drilled holes, cracking and corrosion. Provide repair instruction and supporting analysis for damaged aircraft.
* Research, analyze and create structural engineering specifications/drawings using various metallic, non-metallic and composite materials.
* Applies knowledge of advanced structures analysis (e.g., modeling, static, fatigue, damage tolerance, etc.) and materials to determine structural adequacy and specific regulatory and qualification compliance. Uses a combination of FEA and hand calculations.
* Develop repair procedures for differing levels of artisan experience and determine what level can accomplish the repair.
* Uses manual or Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools to develop and maintain mechanical/structural engineering products.
* Provide analysis or technical studies in support of New Systems Design and Systems Modifications.
* Experience with typical aircraft metals, hardware, fiberglass, honeycomb panels, machined parts, formed sheet metal, welds, and sealant.
* Technical writing/editing tasks in support of development and maintenance of current technical data.

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
* Experience with aircraft structural design, analysis and repair.
* Experience with electro-mechanical systems and high-pressure hydraulics.
* Ability to write clear, concise, factual and detailed documentation such as engineering reports, and assembly and repair instructions.

Additional requirement:
Must be able to lift 40 pounds.

Desired Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
* Microsoft Office Suite
* Experience in Navy/Marine Corps aviation Logistics Systems extremely helpful.

Education Requirement:
Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Math, Physics, or related scientific discipline and eight (8) years of military aviation and electronics engineering experience. A Master's Degree with six (6) years related experience may be substituted for the BS degree. Your future duties and responsibilities
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