AIRFRAME STRESS ANALYST Aurora Flight Sciences
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Aurora Flight Sciences is a leader in unmanned aerial systems, with a fleet of innovative aircraft designed to empower small tactical units, and safeguard our borders. Aurora provides the capabilities and process controls of a large company with the "can do" attitude of a small company.
If you feel you are qualified, apply for this position, it could change your future.
Job Qualifications (basic job description):
Under the general direction of Engineering management, serve as a member of a design team providing preliminary and detail stress analysis of airframe structural elements. Primary product lines for design activities will be unmanned aerial vehicles, modification of existing aircraft structures, fixed and rotary wing, and design-to-build activities for commercial and military aircraft including composite and metallic structure, mechanical system components/routings and electrical/avionics systems component installations.
Requires an in-depth knowledge of the characteristics of composite materials and the methods used to evaluate theiri response when employed as structural elements.
Experience with the composite part detail process, including composites stacking sequence, lamination theory, honeycomb core, bonded assemblies, manufacturing assembly and fabrication processes, pot-cure machining operations.
Experience with engineering and/or manufacturing development of structural parts and assemblies utilizing composite materials.
Familiar with industry standards for the manufacture, repair and assembly of composite components for aerospace.
Experience with Nastran or other FEA package a strong preference.
Experience with FAA certification activities/requirements a plus.
Experience with PASA a plus.
Experience with CATIA V5 or Unigraphics is a plus.
Working with airframe design engineers, develop load paths and airframe structural configuration layouts, conduct preliminary sizing of airframe structures utilizing metallic and composite materials.
Perform structural analysis of primary and secondary structures (e.g., modeling, static, fatigue, damage tolerance, etc.)
Conduct airframe structural analysis using hand calculations and finite element analysis packages such as NASTRAN.
Creat and devleop load cases used in analyzing airframe structures.
Prepare documentation to support design decisions and to resolve issues.
Assist the project engineer in preparing for technical interchange meetings and technical program reviews.
Provides design liaison engineering support to the manufacturing organziation during airframe structures fabrication activities.
May participate in material review board (MRB) and provide design support for design changes, dispositions.
Minimum Requirements (education and experience):
4 year engineering degree from an accredited university (BS in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or similar).
5 years work experience in the aerospace industry (3 years for candidates with Master's degree).
Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Excel, Word and Powerpoint.
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