- 18-Apr-2013 to 16-May-2013 (EST)
- 004010 - Engineering Wichita
- Wichita, KS, USA
Position Summary: This position supports the development of aircraft structures as a strength analyst. Duties include performing static analysis for both metallic and non-metallic parts. Methods include the use of both classical hand calculations and computer techniques to develop high strength to weight ratio structures.
Perform stress/strength analyses to verify that structural integrity requirements have been met. Assignments may include detail part sizing, layout maturation, trade study analysis, weight reduction efforts, certification activity, or in-service support.
Document analysis in support of trade studies or detail drawing sign-out for wing airframe structure. Contact customers, suppliers, and/or subcontractors to exchange technical data and to discuss project performance.
Position requires in-depth knowledge of classical and numerical (Finite Element) stress analysis methods.
Provide leadership and on-the-job training for less experienced structural analysts.
Interpret complex information to derive or design components of a product, and integrate these within the relevant disciplines within the business.
Resolve technical problems that would critically affect performance, cost, or schedule.
Provide program related and technical guidance to engineering project teams.
Utilize tool sets at an accomplished/mastery level.
Technical signature authority in assigned discipline if appropriate.
Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:
Experience in airframe design, F&DT, composites, MRB, FAR/JAR Part, Certification, CATIA, NASTRAN, and PATRAN, is desired.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, & PowerPoint) required.
Education / Special Qualifications:
• Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree in Engineering (Aero, Civil, Mechanical) with a strong curriculum emphasis on structural design and analysis and mechanics of materials is required. A Master's Degree in Engineering is preferred.
• Minimum 13 years total analysis experience in airframe design programs.