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Design Engineer - Doors & Mechanisms / Crew & Equipment

PDS Tech is seeking a Design Engineer - Doors & Mechanisms / Crew & Equipment for an open position in Savannah, GA.

Position Purpose:
Assists with the planning, coordination, performance of design, analysis and liaison engineering supporting the development and production of aircraft products and services

Essential Functions:
1. Contributes to planning, developing and coordinating of important engineering projects
2. Provides specialized technical assistance to team members
3. Uses advanced techniques and modified extension of theories to provide technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems
4. Determines and develops own approach to solutions within schedule and cost objectives
5. Works under limited supervision; work should only be required. to be reviewed for accuracy and consistency with meeting overall objectives
6. Acts as liaison with representatives outside of the assigned group/area

Additional Functions:
1. Actively works to improve daily processes and ensures all work meets customer requirements
2. Maintains a current knowledge of developments in the field of specialty and/or other related aircraft fields in order to recommend innovations to improve quality and effectiveness of company product
3. Perform other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering or related curriculum required or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Five (5) ys in specific technical discipline or 10 yrs broad eng experience in several technical disciplines with Bachelors.
  • Experience credit considered for related adv degrees limited to 2 yrs for Masters, 4 yrs for PhD in fields applicable to this job.

Unique Skills:

  • This position is targeted at New Product Development. An Engineer on this team will be responsible for a variety of tasks developing and certifying designs within these disciplines.]
  • Design experience at an aircraft OEM is required.
  • Catia V5 experience is required.

Preference given to candidates with experience in these areas:

Doors & Mechanisms:

  • Main entry, emergency exit, landing gear, service, and access door
  • Drive mechanisms, metallic and composite structure, seals
  • Ingress / egress, placarding
  • Hydraulic actuators and dampers
  • Kinematics

Crew & Equipment:

  • Electrical equipment installations
  • Flight deck layout & equipment
  • Cabin insulation
  • Flammability
  • Component qualification
  • Closeout panels and composites
  • Electrical bonding
  • Secondary structure including racks, trays, shelves, and bracketry


Additional experience preferred:

  • Supplier design and qualification
  • New aircraft program certification
  • Real world (hands on) aircraft familiarity
  • Catia V5 with Smarteam
  • RTCA DO-160
  • ARP4754A

Job Number: 2110139079
Job Location: Savannah, GA
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 09/14/2021
Last Updated: 09/17/2021
Attention: Lucinda Contreras
Address: 2154 N CENTER ST STE 405D
City, State: NORTH CHARLESTON, SC 29406
800 Phone: 866/224-2745

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