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Structural Design Engineer

Prepare drawings, Engineering Orders (EO), and specifications in a standardized format for use by Manufacturing in reproducing a product which will be in conformance to approved Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) type data, adhering to Records and Release procedures.


• Model conceptual layouts and proposed design changes in Unigraphics NX (CAD)
• Modify existing drawings, both CAD and manual, to correct errors and implement new designs
• Create new CAD drawings using Unigraphics NX
• Construct and manage design packages using Teamcenter
• Use best practices to design detail parts and assemblies (mostly sheet metal) that are low cost and easy to install or service
• Determine appropriate standard hardware, utilizing stocked items when able or sourcing specialty hardware as required
• Coordinate with other departments (Systems, avionics/electrical, etc) to meet program milestones and release drawings according to the project schedule
• Work on projects that span multiple areas of focus including wing, fuselage, empennage, interiors, seats, landing gear, placards, etc
• Support manufacturing and experimental hangar as required during build and testing of product improvements
• Research existing parts and structure in areas that may not have CAD models
• Facilitate design review sessions for cross-functional coordination
• Some project management required including project scope creation and recommendations, progress tracking, and completion estimations
• Perform other related duties as required


This job has no supervisory responsibilities. May be required to train and assist other employees.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor degree in engineering or technology, (preferably mechanical or aerospace), and minimum five years general aviation related experience in airframe, mechanical drafting, or design.

General knowledge of all phases of aircraft design, testing, approval, manufacturing, inspection and service; materials and material strengths, all manufacturing processes and techniques relative to fabrication and assembly; working knowledge of Unigraphics CAD; and familiarity with FAR 23 and certification are required to perform the duties of this position.


The employee must possess the ability to communicate effectively with all internal and external customers in both written and oral form. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential to deal with personnel situations.

Considerable management skills are required to successfully perform the planning, directing, reporting and administrative responsibilities of this position.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those the employee encounters while performing the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in an office environment; and is occasionally exposed to manufacturing environment and elements such as odor, noise, dust, heat, cold, chemicals, or some element present which makes conditions less desirable than usually found in an office.

Travel and overtime are required when necessary.


The employee in this job must be knowledgeable in regard to the safety policies and procedures of the Company as described in the Company safety manual. The employee must adhere to all said policies and procedures while supporting the goals and objectives of the organization and recognize the Company’s need to achieve its business objective. Employee is responsible for complying with Company hazardous waste disposal procedures.
Job Number: 03-003
Job Location: Vero Beach, FL
Rate: DOE
Per Diem: Yes
Overtime: Possible
Duration: 1+ years
Start Date: ASAP
Input Date: 10/12/2021
Attention: Brandon Ferguson
Address: 600 CLEVELAND ST STE 700
City, State: CLEARWATER, FL 33755
Phone: 727/449-0600
800 Phone: 877/600-2333
Fax Phone: 727/449-0627

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