Staff Structural Design Engineer
Requisition ID: R10124015
- Category: Engineering
- Location: Bethpage, New York, United States of America
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: None
- Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
- Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
- Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
- Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
- Positions Available: 2
The Structural Design Engineer will be able to lead a design effort, supervising and guiding junior engineers as required. The candidate will demonstrate the ability to develop solutions to routine technical problems and contribute to the completion of routine technical tasks with moderate supervision. The candidate should be proficient in 3-D modeling techniques to create basic airframe layouts and accomplish drawing changes in support of new and existing designs.
This engineer will create designs for primary and secondary aircraft structural components, assemblies and installations. Candidate shall establish overall configuration based on requirements as defined by the customer, and shall be able to design the structural components required to meet design specification’s intent. Candidate shall be a mechanical engineering professional experienced in structural design, manufacturing, materials and processes, handling, and creation of designs/drawings per DoD100, configuration management, BOM management, fastener selection, materials selection and finish requirements for an military aircraft environment. Knowledge of composite parts design is a plus. The candidate shall be well versed in 3D CAD tools such as NX. Candidate shall be familiar with manufacturing methods, source and evaluate manufacturing and interface with manufacturing to support production of detail parts through to major assemblies and installation onboard the aircraft. Candidate shall be able to work design issues both independently and as part of a large multi-disciplined team.
Designs major components or major portions of a functional system to develop or improve products and facilitate manufacturing operations.
Develops basic data and makes preliminary layouts, sketches, and notes necessary to present design proposal.
Investigates pertinent design factors such as ease of manufacture, availability of materials and equipment, interchangeability, replaceability, strength-weight efficiency, and contractual specification requirements and cost.
Coordinates with other organizations affected by design development.
Creates layouts of complex assemblies and details parts of devices, mechanisms, and structures.
Checks completed layouts and drawings for clarity, completeness, conformity to standards, procedures, specifications, and accuracy of calculations and dimensioning.
Identifies design errors, omissions, and other deficiencies, and recommends revisions and/or improvements in design layout to responsible engineers or designers.
Basic Qualifications Staff Structural Design Engineer:
Bachelors in Mechanical, Aerospace Engineering, or a STEM discipline AND 14 years of engineering experience, OR Master’s degree in a STEM discipline AND 12 years of engineering experience, OR PhD in STEM discipline AND 9 years or engineering experience.
Must have professional experience in thermal analysis related to the development and integration of equipment on platforms, including requirements definition and verification.
Candidate will be proficient in configuration management, BOM management, materials selection and finish requirements as they pertain to military aircraft
This position is contingent upon the ability to obtain/maintain DoD Secret Clearance, and Contract Award.
Knowledge of NX solid modeling software and Teamcenter data management software is desirable but not required.
Active Secret clearance
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- Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
- Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
- Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.
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