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Thermal Engineer/Analyst, VTOL Aircraft Systems

Citizenship Requirements - US Citizen

Minimum of 8 years' experience 

We are pioneers. We were the first to break the sound barrier and to design the first functional jetpack.  We were aboard NASA’s first lunar mission and brought advanced tiltrotor systems to market. Today, we are defining the future of on-demand mobility.

Aircraft Systems Thermal/Heat Transfer Analyst opportunities are available on multiple aircraft engineering programs.  The Thermal Analyst is responsible for evaluating and designing the aircraft heat rejection system and component performance required to meet program and customer defined requirements.

Position Responsibilities:

The Thermal Analysis Engineer is responsible for evaluating the thermal properties and cooling performance of multiple air vehicle systems, including hydraulics, engine, avionics, electrical (including battery), and drive systems, as required to meet program and customer defined requirements.

Specific position responsibilities:

Perform thermal analyses of A/C systems to evaluate cooling requirements.
Perform sub-system component and air vehicle level thermal analyses to meet systems level requirements.
Provide technical guidance to design engineers and program management in support of decisions affecting thermal analyses.
Work closely with IPTs by reviewing evolving designs and providing input into their decisions, to support overall air vehicle level performance.
Perform system level and aircraft level analysis to validate performance requirements.
Plan and conduct thermal survey testing, both component and aircraft-level

Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree is Mechanical or Aerospace is required.  BS in Electrical or Physics will be considered.

Master’s Degree in the Engineering disciplines mentioned above is preferred.

Position Requirements:

8+ years’ experience in analyzing thermal performance of aircraft systems, including hydraulics, engine bay cooling, oil cooling, inlet/exhaust sizing, and heat exchanger sizing and specification.
Experience performing thermal analysis using 1-D SINDA-G or AMESim network models, 3-D Fluent CFD conjugate heat transfer models, or equivalent.
Experienced with management and technical oversight of a component supplier.
Must have the ability to communicate efficiently and effectively to coordinate and lead activities, prioritize tasks, and report status.
Must be able to build and maintain effective relationships with customers, internal and external suppliers, as well as horizontal integrations across the other teams.
Familiarity with aerospace design and verification processes to include; requirements development and verification, preliminary and detailed design, Manufacturing, Procurement, and Maintenance processes is preferred.
PC proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook is required.
Must have the ability to work effectively within a team.
Good interpersonal and organizational skills are required.

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Butler America Aerospace, LLC. is proud to provide an equal opportunity workplace and be an affirmative action employer. Consider Butler because we are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We recognize that we thrive on diversity for the benefit of our employees, our customers, and the communities where we are located. Employment with Butler America Aerospace, LLC. is governed on the basis of qualifications and competence without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.
Job Number: 57506
Job Location: Fort Worth, TX
Rate: DOE
Per Diem: possible
Overtime: possible
Duration: 12 months
Start Date: ASAP
Input Date: 08/08/2019
Attention: Becky Norman

City, State: SHELTON, CT 06484
Phone: 203/926-2705
Fax Phone: 203/926-0082

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