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8 months ago
Sierra Nevada Corporation
Location: Centennial
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Engineers Jobs

* Guide structural design of metallic and composite pod structures and aircraft modifications
* Develop load paths for attachment of mission equipment to aircraft primary and secondary structure
* Perform detailed structural analysis on both primary and secondary aircraft structure utilizing classical hand calculation methods and finite element analysis
* Perform dynamic analysis on aircraft modifications. Dynamic analysis to include impulse, random/vibration response, and harmonic response
* Work closely with structural design group to develop detailed 2D drawings for production
* Develop substantiation documentation in order to demonstrate compliance related airworthiness requirements including;
* Test plans and reports
* Analysis documents
* Compliance checklists

* Produce detailed structural analysis reports and work with approving designated engineering representative to obtain approval
* Collaborate with other engineering functions, and subject matter experts on system level details including assembly and subassembly requirements
* Provide on-site liaison support for production build activities
* Other responsibilities may include new business development, IR&D projects, and customer interface

Required Qualifications:

* Experience in both classical structural analysis and finite element analysis of metallic and composite aircraft primary and secondary structure
* Experience in vibration analysis of aircraft structure

* Ability to prioritize workloads and show flexibility to changing situations / demands
* Ability to communicate with all levels of management, customers, and individual contributors
* B.S. degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, or Civil Engineering required
* 6 or more years of experience working with Stress Analysis related work

Preferred Qualifications:

* Able to demonstrate a comprehensive working knowledge of regulatory and applicable airworthiness requirements including MIL-HDBK-516C, CFR 14 Part 23, & 25 requirements
* Experience in damage tolerance analysis of metallic and composite aircraft structure
* SolidWorks experience
* Experience with narrow body transport category aircraft
* Experienced in execution of government contracts
* Experience in integrating mission systems across a wide variety of primary/secondary structure
* Experience in VBA programming
* Experience in liaison engineering


* This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs to obtain U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement
* To conform to U.S. Government export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

Sierra Nevada Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

– Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran, or any other protected status

pursuant to applicable local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation.

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