Mid-Level Airframe Stress Analyst

BOEING    Manassas, VA
Job Description
Job Qualifications :
  • This is a Mid-Level stress analyst position in the Aerostructures Engineering Organization. Work under general direction of the senior level stress analysts, the successful candidate will serve as a member of the Stress Group supporting preliminary and detail stress analysis of primary and secondary airframe structure, systems, and equipment resulting from applied and induced loads. Primary product lines for design activities will be unmanned aerial vehicles, modification of existing aircraft structures, and design-to-build activities for commercial and military aircraft for both composite and metallic constructions.
  • The ideal candidate for the Staff Airframe Stress Analyst will possess the following skills and experience:
  • Requires a solid understanding of metallic and composite materials (e.g., lamination theory, fabrication and assembly processes, etc.) and able to apply the principles of Structural Mechanic and Statics with minimal direction.
  • Able to resolve complex aircraft structural challenges by applying various aerospace industry standard classical analysis techniques for both metallic and composite structures.
  • Must be able to effectively present technical data in written and oral form to the reporting senior analyst and program management.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in finite element modeling idealization and good modeling practices using NASTRAN, ANSYS, ABACUS or other FEA packages.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with one of 14 CFR Part 23 and Part 25 Airworthiness Standards (e.g., Loads, Factor of Safety, Strength and Deformation, Proof of Structure, etc.), MIL-HDBK-516C, or NASA Procedural Requirements as they relate to certification of airframe structures.
  • Experience with CATIA V5 or Unigraphics and good computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Specific Responsibilities:
  • Play an integral role in the work flow release process by reviewing all structural designs and completed stress notes written by junior analysts or peers for accuracy, clarity, and completeness.
  • Prepare stress analysis as the design mature and signoff models/drawings for “Stress” to demonstrate their compliance with program requirements for structural integrity.
  • Responsible for major structural layout processes, sizing, and structural integrity evaluations.
  • Mentor, coach and train junior analysts in analysis methods and procedures.
  • Assist the senior analysts in developing standardized analysis methods and preparing for technical interchange meetings and program reviews.
  • Participate in material review board (MRB) and provide stress support for design changes, repairs and rework involving structure.
  • Minimum Requirements (education and experience):
  • 4-year engineering degree from an accredited university (BS in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or similar)
  • 4-8 years of applicable experience with a Master degree or 6-10 years of applicable experience with a Bachelor degree
  • Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Excel, Word and Powerpoint
  • Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing Company, is a leader in the development and manufacturing of advanced unmanned systems and aerospace vehicles. Our mission is to apply autonomy and robotics to the development, production, and operation of advanced aircraft. We aim to change the way we travel.

    We frequently achieve what others can’t due to a combination of experience, persistence, collaboration, and a culture of innovation. Projects are ambitious and risky. We apply breakthrough technologies to create a new state of the art, rather than advancing the old one.

    During the last three decades, Aurora has designed, rapid prototyped, and flown an average of one new vehicle a year for both government and commercial customers. Now as an independent subsidiary of Boeing, Aurora’s innovation is combined with Boeing’s size and strength, creating an unprecedented opportunity to disrupt the future of the aerospace industry.


    Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:15:11 GMT

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