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Structural Design Engineer, Service Engineering

Savannah, GA

Job Description

Position Purpose:
Works on engineering projects containing critical problems, the solution of which requires major technological advances and extensive related development.

Required skills:
1. Fundamental understanding of airframe structural design and the ability to apply such understanding to solve engineering problems.
2. Experience and ability with computer aided design tools such as CCD, CATIA V4 & V5, AutoCAD, or similar.
3. Experience in post-production environment or as a production MRB engineer.
4. Ability to design an airframe structural repair drawing and calculate the basic static stress analysis in support of the drawing.
5. Practical hands on aircraft experience and problem solving.
6. Ability to effectively work with and support a multi-disciplined team of engineers, mechanics and technical personnel
7. Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate with external and internal customers.
8. Flexibility to move quickly from one assignment to the next and the ability to handle multiple issues simultaneously.

Preferred skills:
1. Employer design engineering experience. e.g.
2. Experience in the repair of metal bonded structure.
3. A working knowledge of applicable FAA regulations and the understanding of obtaining compliance with such regulations within an in-service environment.
4. Experience in development of Structural Repair Manual (SRM) data.
5. Experience with foreign airworthiness regulatory agencies.
6. Experience with repairs that impact Airworthiness Directives.

Education and Experience Requirements:
- Bachelor's Degree in engineering or related curriculum applicable to the respective job position required or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
- 13 yrs specific technical discipline or 15 yrs broad eng experience in several technical disciplines with Bachelors.
- Experience credit considered for related adv degrees limited to 2 yrs for Masters and 4 yrs for PhD in fields applicable to this job.

Job Responsibilities:
- Responsible for an entire engineering project of major complexity within established scope .
- Makes technical decisions and recommendations that are recognized as authoritative and have an important impact on extensive engineering activities .
- Applies advanced technical principles, theories and concepts based on broad expertise or unique specialized knowledge .
- Leads the development of innovative principles and ideas .
- Acts independently to determine improved methods and/or procedures to optimize technical product, cost and schedule requirements .
- Works under consultative direction; uses independent judgment to accomplish objectives .
- Develops standards and guides for diverse engineering activities .
- Conceives and plans investigation of broad areas of importance for which engineering precedents are lacking in areas critical to the program .
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Other Requirements:
Advanced degree in engineering or related curriculum preferred
The level of technical skill and abilities appropriate for this grade will be established by each discipline.

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