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Structural Analysis Engineer
Ref No.: 18-01213
Location: Palmdale, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 03/02/2018
Job Category:Non-IT Engineering
  • This position requires an Aircraft External Loads Analyst to use their technical expertise to perform analysis of aircraft maneuver loads and the application of resultant loads on the airframe.
  • The candidate will also be expected to use their technical expertise to develop structural analysis methods and perform structural analysis of advanced composite structures.
  • The candidate will have advanced and thorough knowledge in the field of Aircraft External Loads and will have a broad knowledge of all related disciplines.
  • The candidate may possibly be responsible for leading groups responsible for preliminary and detailed analysis of aircraft structures, structural assemblies, participation in trade studies and coordination with Integrated Product Teams.
  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • This position is located at a facility that requires special access
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in the analysis of Aircraft External Loads.
  • Experience working with program and or project management.
  • Experience working with cross functional teams.
  • Expert within Airframe External Loads Analysis.
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Proficiency with MSC FlightLoads
  • Familiar with Aerodynamics
  • Experience using LM Aero Common Analysis Tools including SLIM/Vision/IDAT
  • Fully versed in metallic and composite analysis
  • Familiarity with CATIA V5
  • Understanding of drawing practices, material properties, and manufacturing processes
  • Active Secret clearance within 5 years of last investigation
Skill Matrix
Skill Name Description Years of experience required Mandatory(Yes/No)
MSC FlightLoads Proficiency in MSC FlightLoads external loads analysis tool 4-5 Years No
Aircraft External Loads Experience with definition and analysis of aircraft external loads 6-8 Years Yes
NASTRAN Proficiency in FEA solver NASTRAN 4-5 Years Yes
Matlab Experience using Matlab to create, manipulate external aircraft loads 4-5 Years No