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Aircraft Mod Designers-Structures-SolidWorks-OK area

Our client is involved in the modification of aircraft structures & interiors with ongoing projects is seeking an experienced design engineer for their operations in Kansas
Experience with previous aircraft freighter conversion design work preferred or experience with aircraft primary structures design such as fuselage, cargo door, wing or interiors such as LOPA, Galleys, etc. Proficiency with Solidworks is preferred.

The Lead Structural Engineer will provide leadership and technical direction to the structures team in the design and certification of a modified business jet airframe

Job Roles & Responsibilities

Manage a team of Drafters, Designers, Stress Analysts and Aerodynamic Engineers working to produce updated external and internal loads to inform the reinforcement of the business jet airframe.
Provide program and technical direction to team by assigning tasks from conceptual design through completion of project.
Review designs, drawings, and reports for accuracy and completeness to ensure design meets company and FAA part 25 certification requirements.
Support development of test plans and participate in structural testing of the airframe.
Support manufacturing team and suppliers throughout fabrication and assembly of aircraft.
Coordinate Engineering Change Order process supporting cost, weight, and manufacturing improvements.
Work with Stress, Dynamics, Mass Properties, Aerodynamic, and Certification Engineers to provide airworthiness or certification assessments of the aircraft design.
Required Qualifications:

Minimum of 4-5 years of experience managing aircraft program engineering teams

Ability to effectively communicate and coordinate with program management, customers, company functions, and the engineering team to achieve program goals
Ability to effectively plan, assign, and status tasking for the engineering team
Experience with airframe modifications
Experience with aircraft weight, balance, and loading
Experience with FAA airworthiness standards and documentation
Experience with modified aircraft flight testing
Demonstrated experience in aircraft structural design and analysis including static, fatigue, and damage tolerance
Experience in Special Mission Aircraft modification and Aircraft Sensor Integration programs with a focus in aircraft structures

Responsibilities include the design, development, qualification, and documentation of technical data packages, which are used for modification programs. Additionally, provide engineering support for existing manufactured product through investigation, problem resolution, ECN/EO and drawing revision documentation.

If interested, please send your updated resume in Word doc format to Kevin at with preferred pay requirements and availability and we will follow up very shortly

Keltia is a technical support services company providing Engineering Design, CAD Training along with Specialized Technical Recruiting services to mainly the aerospace and other industries in WA State, around the US, Canada and Europe. We have been in business 20 years in the US and 8 years in Europe.
Job Number: KD-0319
Job Location: OK, OK
Rate: DOE
Per Diem: possible
Overtime: possible
Duration: LT
Start Date: ASAP
Input Date: 09/16/2022
Attention: Kevin
Address: 2333 SEA WAY BLVD STE 212
City, State: EVERETT, WA 98203
Phone: 206/368-9812
Fax Phone: 206/237-8950

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