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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
Description:
  • 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.
 
Skill/Experience/Education
Mandatory:
  • 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.
 
Desired:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Proficiency with MSC FlightLoads
  • Familiar with Aerodynamics
  • Experience using LM Aero Common Analysis Tools including SLIM/Vision/IDAT
  • Expert with ABAQUS or MSC NASTRAN/PATRAN
  • 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