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Aeroacoustics Engineer

Chipton-Ross is seeking an Aeroacoustics Engineer for an opening in Reno, NV.

Aeroacoustics Engineer will be responsible for predicting community and cabin noise for the Client supersonic aircraft and validating those predictions through component wind tunnel test and full-scale flight testing. The candidate must have an understanding of the main sources of aircraft and powerplant noise, as well as the tools and experience to reduce noise. The candidate will be familiar with aircraft noise certification tests, and perceived noise metrics.
Perform acoustic analyses (source data coming from either simulation or experiment) on aircraft systems and components, including building analysis tools and scripts.
Conduct noise prediction and atmospheric propagation calculating noise footprints and perceived noise metrics
Inform airframe aerodynamic shaping to reduce community and cabin noise
Influence interior design to reduce cockpit and cabin noise and improve crew and passenger comfort
Develop testing plans for technology development and design validation
Implement testing procedures, plans and perform data reduction to verify analysis performance predictions
Validate noise models and predictions with wind tunnel, subsystem test, and flight data
Define noise allocations for sub-system suppliers
Provide subject-matter expert level guidance on both practical and theoretical aeroacoustics for aircraft design
Provide support for engineering, certification, and flight test departments from concept to product certification

5+ years overall technical experience in theoretical and experimental aeroacoustics
Must be familiar with aircraft noise certification standards and have demonstrated experience with noise attenuation for cabin comfort
Computational aeroacoustics analysis experience preferred
Familiarity with low-fidelity acoustic tools (e.g., PSU-WOPWOP) and high-fidelity tools like Lattice Boltzmann solvers
Significant experience on aircraft design teams, from concept through certification, in a collaborative multi-discipline team environment
Experience in the development of supersonic, and/or business aircraft
Experience managing internal and/or external acoustics teams in the aerospace field
Strong technical, interpersonal, communication, administrative, and presentation skills
Demonstrated leadership in solving technical challenges
Ability to develop high levels of credibility and forge solid professional relationships with subordinates, peers, and management
Ability to drive accountability appropriately within the organization
Experience with Microsoft Office software

Accredited BS degree or higher in mechanical/aerospace/acoustic engineering, MS or PhD in a relevant technical specialty preferred


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Job Number: 177349
Job Location: Reno, NV
Rate: $DOE
Duration: Direct
Input Date: 08/13/2019
Attention: Dan Mulvihill
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

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