Composite Structural Design Engineer (6 openings)
Location: Mojave, CA
Duration: 12+ months
Hourly rate: Open, DOE
Desired Skills: MICROSOFT OFFICE;CATIA; Structural design of primary and secondary composite aircraft structure.
Composite Structural Design Engineer Job Description
Perform preliminary and detail design of metallic and composite structure, including initial sizing of joints, structure layout and design for manufacturability.
Create 3D/2D definition of parts, assemblies and installations.
CATIA V5, Composites workbench is a plus.
Establish manufacturing tolerances for production of structural components using GD&T.
Participate in the Engineering definition review, approval and release process
Support the review of manufacturing plans and procedures to ensure compliance with design requirements
Support the creation of structural test plans which will be used to verify manufacturing processes meet design intent and requirements
Works with Industrial Design team to develop conceptual designs for cabin interior
Develops rapid prototypes for evaluation throughout design development process
Develops 3D CAD models and 2D engineering definition for detail parts, assemblies, and installations inside the pressurized cabin
Establishes manufacturing tolerances for production of structural components
Develops and documents system requirements and interface constraints for components
Coordinates with Analysis and Testing departments to ensure component performance in flight environments
Supports test definition to verify that components and manufacturing processes meet design intent and engineering requirements
Participates in the review, approval, and release process of engineering definition
Supports creation and review of manufacturing plans to ensure compliance with design requirements and company processes .
Supports components throughout full lifecycle from prototype to final acceptance as well as modifications and repairs after installation
Uses engineering judgment to evaluate manufacturing issues and disposition nonconformance reports (NCR)
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution, with a concentration in Aeronautical and Astronautical, Aerospace, or Mechanical Engineering..
Composite Structural Design Engineer requirements:
3 years or more experience design engineering for aerospace composite fabrication and assembly processes.
Proficient with CATIA V5
Required Workbenches: Part Design, Assembly Design, Sketcher, Drafting, Wireframe and Surface Design
Desired Workbenches: Generative Shape Design (GSD), Composites (CPD) Experience using GD&T and ASME Y14.5M-1994 drafting standards
Knowledge of manufacturing methods for various materials (composite layup, metal machining, 3D printing, bonded assembly, mechanical assembly)
Experience designing for aerospace environments
D_ _esired Experience in the development of human spaceflight hardware desired
Experience with Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software and configuration management processes
Excellent analytical and decision-making skills Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent organizational and time-management skills Strong team player.
Proficient in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
Applicants must be U.S. persons as defined by the ITAR (22 CFR Â§120.15)
Composite Structural Design Engineer
The Structures Company, LLC is an AA/EOE.
STRUCTURES COMPANY LLC
P O BOX 2278
SEAL BEACH, CA 90740