Airbus Americas
  • 20-Apr-2021 to 04-Aug-2021 (EST)
  • AA10405010 - Mobile Engineering
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • Market Competitive hourly rate
  • Hourly
  • Contract

As a contract role, benefits will be offered by the third party agency this individual is employed by.


Airbus is an international pioneer in the aerospace industry. We are a leader in designing, manufacturing and delivering aerospace products, services and solutions to customers on a global scale. We aim for a better-connected, safer and more prosperous world.

A commercial aircraft manufacturer, with Space and Defence as well as Helicopters Divisions, Airbus is the largest aeronautics and space company in Europe and a worldwide leader.

Airbus has built on its strong European heritage to become truly international with roughly 180 locations and 12,000 direct suppliers globally. The company has aircraft and helicopter final assembly lines across Asia, Europe and the Americas, and has achieved a more than sixfold order book increase since 2000.

Position Summary:

The Stress Engineer (Contract) will apply knowledge of engineering principles, theories, concepts, industry practices and standards to deliver high quality design engineering solutions while assuring procedural compliance within assigned engineering project teams.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize and prioritize work contents based on project deliverables.
  • Perform detailed stress analysis of aircraft cabin or cargo components, by classical hand analysis as well as Finite Element methods, to support the structural design efforts of new and modified components from the conceptual phase to development and certification.
  • Generate stress substantiation reports.
  • Develop or review structural qualification plans in accordance with Airbus standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Review and approve vendor drawings, stress reports, and test reports when delegated.
  • Coordinate with design engineers, team lead, suppliers and technical management personnel to assure that the design meets or exceeds the project deliverables and complies with the regulatory requirements.
  • Coordinate stress activities Airbus and Suppliers
  • Participate in regularly scheduled design reviews, and is responsible to present stress findings and challenge design solutions.
  • Develop research plans and participate in industry committees at company's request. Maintains a current knowledge of developments in the field of Structural Mechanics in order to recommend innovations to improve the quality, performance, cost of the company product.
  • Compile and generate progress reports to convey deliverable objectives.
  • Provide guidance to junior level stress engineers with regards to analysis methods, process or tools.
  • Demonstrate a strong work ethic and sense of urgency for completing work assignments.

Experience / Skills / Training:

  • Position requires in-depth knowledge of Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials.
  • Good leadership and communication skills.
  • Minimum of 2 years in cabin or cargo compartment stress analysis.
  • Experience in static (FE and free-body), fatigue and transient analysis, Nastran, Patran, MathCad. HyperMesh
  • Exposure to FAA/EASA Aircraft regulatory requirements.
  • Able to utilize Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Project PC tools

Education / Special Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree (B.S) in Mechanical, Aerospace, or Civil Engineering


This position is a temporary (contract) position with no specific time period but could be extended or shortened as needed. Contractors are employed by a 3rd party vendor and placed on assignment to Airbus in America.

Airbus in America provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status or other legally protected status. In addition to federal law requirements, Airbus in America complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, demotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits and training.

Airbus in America expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status or other legally protected status. Improper interference with the ability of Airbus' employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

As a matter of policy, Airbus does not sponsor visas for US positions unless specified. Only applicants with current work authorization will be considered.

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