Aircraft Component Structural Test Engineer Senior Staff - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee   contract

United States

Aircraft Component Structural Test Engineer Senior Staff

Job ID: 460167BR
Date posted: Nov. 09, 2018
City: Bethesda
State: Maryland
Program: KF-X
Description:Component Structural Test

The Structural Test Engineer will support the Structural Test Team by providing advice, assistance and guidance in developing the structural test setups needed at Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) for the following Wing to Fuselage, Vertical Tail, Rudder, Pod Adapter, Engine Mount and various Small Component Tests. The candidate will also assist, as required, with support of the design effort for other tests to be conducted at KAI. The successful candidate will deploy from their current location. Technical guidance and assistance will be needed with:

• Reviewing test requirements
• Defining test fixture concept
o Test fixture frame
o Loading system concept & Layout
o Dummy structures
o Reaction structures
o Counter-balance system
• Defining restraint concept
• Reviewing test fixture strength analysis
• Reviewing test related drawings
• Defining load control system and data acquisition system requirements
• Defining actuator, manifold, and load cell requirements
• Providing advice, direction, and input on items within Ground Test Plans and Test Fixture design

Assist with overall technical planning of the following tests:

• Generating test load and counter balance load for static and durability test
• Support solutions to technical issues of the tests
• Setting up the test
• Supervise or support conduct of tests
• Writing test plan, procedures and reports

Must be a US citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access.
Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college in a related Engineering discipline
• 14 years experience in aircraft structural testing
• Must have experience with basic methods of stress analysis used for designing aircraft/airframe test fixtures and loading systems.
• Experience with drawing practices, manufacturing practices and material selection and processing
• Must have functioned as a Lead Engineer or Test Conductor for a full scale or large component test program
Desired Skills:
• Experience working with Fighter aircraft programs preferred
• Proficient with CATIA or CAD
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Relocation Available: Possible
Career Area: Aeronautical Engineering
Clearance Level: None
Type: Full-Time
Virtual Location: no
Work Schedule: FLEX-Non-Standard 40 hour week
Shift: First