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Senior Structural Design Engineer - CA

Description:
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Senior Structural Design Engineer for an opening in Mojave, CA.

The primary task of this role will be to support our spacecraft that is in flight test from a structural perspective. This engineer will develop new designs as well as structural vehicle modifications and repairs. This role involves working closely with the vehicle mechanics and various engineering disciplines to ensure our flight vehicle is safe to fly and meets structural design requirements. This role functions in a fast-paced flight test environment. This person will need to be able to support work on off-Fridays and weekends as required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop CATIA 3D models, CATIA CPD definition, and 2D engineering definition for detail parts, assemblies, and installations. Support part fabrication and manufacturing installation/assembly
Work with the shop to resolve manufacturing non-conformances
Develop structural repairs and modifications to support flight test vehicle
Coordinate with suppliers for outsourced part fabrication

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
5+ years of relevant industry experience
Experience in aircraft structural design
Structural MRB experience is desirable
Demonstrated proficiency in CATIA V5 software is required
Competency in first order design principles is a must
Working knowledge of air vehicle systems, structures/systems integration, engineering design, and the drawing release process
Experience defining engineering associated with vehicle composite structural modifications
Experience writing manufacturing work instructions
Knowledge of manufacturing methods for various materials (composite layup, metal machining, 3D printing, bonded assembly, mechanical assembly)
Excellent analytical and decision-making skills
Knowledge with various composite material systems
Knowledge of NDT techniques and interpretation of data
GD&T experience
Experience with Product Lifecycle Management tools (PLM software), manufacturing ERP systems, requirements management tools and configuration management
Excellent verbal and written communication, excellent computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Strong team player and ability to work independently with excellent organizational and problem-solving ski

EDUCATION:
Bachelorís degree from an accredited institution, with a concentration in Aeronautical, Astronautical, Aerospace, or Mechanical Engineering. Masterís degree is not required but is desirable.

WORK HOURS:
Full-Time

 
Job Number: 172676
Job Location: Mojave, CA
Rate: $DOE
Duration: Temp
Input Date: 11/28/2018
Firm Name: CHIPTON ROSS
Attention: Brenda Ordaz
Address: 343 MAIN ST
City, State: EL SEGUNDO, CA 90245
Phone: 310/414-7800 X286
800 Phone: 800/927-9318
Fax Phone: 310/414-7808
Email: bordaz@chiptonross.com
Website: www.chiptonross.com

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