Job Listing Description

Structural Design Engineering- Special Missions

Description:
PDS is seeking an Structural Design Engineering Contractor for an open position in Savannah, GA.

The Structural Design group is responsible for providing an optimum design solution satisfying requirements for maximum inherent safety, performance in terms of weight and durability, and minimum cost of production and ownership. The group is involved with the current fleet and new product development.
This job is for placement in the New Product Development team.
  • Contributes to planning, developing and coordinating of important engineering projects 
  • Provides specialized technical assistance to team members
  • Uses advanced techniques and modified extension of theories to provide technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems
  • Determines and develops own approach to solutions within schedule and cost objectives
  • Works under limited supervision; work should only be required to be reviewed for accuracy and consistency with meeting overall objectives
  • Acts as liaison with representatives outside of the assigned group/area

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Thorough understanding of structures design criteria including design loads and durability (fatigue and corrosion)
  • Solid understanding of design and manufacturing processes involved for both metallic and composite parts with a focus on design for manufacturing and assembly (DFMA)
  • Solid understanding of 3D Model Based Definition (3D MBD), and the application of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) for details and assemblies
  • Minimum 10,000 hours or 5 years experience on CATIA v5 in primary Structural Design Preferred candidates will also have:
  • Proficiency in CATIA v5 workbenches: part design (machined parts), sheet metal, Composite Part Design (CPD), FT&A, Knowledge Based Engineering (KBE) tools including use of parameters, design tables, and Visual Basic macros - Proficiency in SmarTeam PLM database - Prior work experience with aircraft design -

Experience with knowledge management processes Responsibilities include:

  • Develop structural definition of the aircraft by producing the form, fit, and function documentation from conceptual layouts to final detail design
  • Engage various engineering, manufacturing and product support teams to complete designs
  • Participate in design reviews - Interact with suppliers and prepare technical coordination memos
  • Prepare engineering reports - Document, track, and manage design projects of various magnitude using online knowledge bases and tracking tools
  • Provide technical leadership and mentoring to junior engineers

Additional Functions:

  • Actively works to improve daily processes and ensures all work meets customer requirements
  • 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
  • Performs other duties as assigned Other Requirements:
  • Advanced degree in engineering related field preferred
  • The level of technical skill and abilities appropriate for this grade will be established by each discipline

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelors degree in engineering, a related curriculum, or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. See Other Requirements in Job Description.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.


 Competencies essential for the job:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment and across disciplines
  • Ability to communicate technical findings and recommendations clearly - Humility, be a team player, help teammates - Passion for Structural Design work Responsibilities include:
  • Develop structural definition of the aircraft by producing the form, fit, and function documentation from conceptual layouts to final detail design
  • Engage various engineering, manufacturing, and product support teams to complete designs
  • Participate in design reviews - Interact with suppliers and prepare technical coordination memos
  • Prepare engineering reports
  • Document, track, and manage design projects of various magnitude using online knowledgebases and tracking tools
  • Provide technical leadership and mentoring to junior engineers


 


 
Job Number: 1910097597
Job Location: Savannah, GA
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 01/31/2019
Last Updated: 02/15/2019
Firm Name: PDS TECHNICAL SERVICES
Attention: Lucinda Contreras
Address: 11828 W CENTRAL STE 100
City, State: WICHITA, KS 67212-5129
Phone: 316/729-1800
800 Phone: 800/333-8644
Fax Phone: 316/729-1857
Email: cecjwichita@pdstech.com
Website: https://pdsjobs.force.com/candidates/job_detail?id=a1i1T000002r9EHQAY&URLSource=cjhunter

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