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Job Ref.: 3506

Job Title: Aerospace Engineer - Structures

Role: Engineering or Related

Relocation Available: Yes

Industry: Engineering

Location: Maryland

Town / City: Hollywood

Job Type: Permanent full-time

Job description:

The Aerospace Engineer will use mechanical design work for research, prototype development and integration into various payloads for aircraft or land-based applications.
 
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 
*           Confer with engineers, customers, and others to discuss existing or potential engineering projects and products.
*           Design, implement, maintain, and improve structural installations, equipment, components, products, and systems for commercial, industrial, and military purposes.
*           Operate computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks.
*           Direct and coordinate manufacturing, assembly, installation, maintenance, support, documentation, and testing activities to ensure compliance with specifications, and customer requirements.
*           Plan method and sequence of installation/assembly for aircraft structural components.
*           Maintain an advanced working level knowledge of the practices associated with NAVAIR guidelines for aircraft structural installations.
*           Maintain an advanced working level knowledge of the practices associated with FAA guidelines for aircraft structural installations.
*           Prepare project cost and work-time estimates.
*           Design structural supports, protective coverings, mounting frames and environmental support equipment for various research projects.
*           Assist in the development of ground support equipment for aircraft special project support.
*           Responsible for structural analysis on new or existing designs to ensure safety margin compliance.
*           Provide assistance in the drafting department if needed.
*           Use hand-drafting tools when necessary.
*           Go in the field to take measurements and assist in installation and removal of projects when necessary.
*           Expected to monitor and inspect manufacture/fabrication of projects to ensure compliance with the design.
*           Perform Lead Project Engineer duties on multiple projects or a large project.
*           Active DOD secret clearance is a plus, (is required within months of hire date)
 
REQUIREMENTS
B.S. in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering or B.S. in Math, Science or other Engineering Field, 5-10 years relevant work experience. Must have experience with CAD programs. Graduate degrees a huge plus. Must have a background in the design and analysis of aircraft structures. Able to work through problem sets with no supervision.  Experience with NAVAIR guidelines for aircraft structural installations.  
 
Required education:
*           Bachelor's
 
Required experience:
*           Engineering: 4 years
 
Required license or certification:
*           Ability to obtain a DOD secret clearance

Bottom Line Requirements:

1.  Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Math, or Science.
2.  5+ years of experience in the design and analysis of aircraft structures. 
3.  Experience with NAVAIR guidelines for aircraft structural installations.
4.  Experience with CAD programs.
5.  DOD Secret Clearance or ability to obtain.
 
6.  Graduate degree is a plus. 

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