Principal Stress Engineers
Principal Stress Engineers. Rohr, Inc. d/b/a Collins Aerospace has multiple openings for Principal Stress Engineers in Chula Vista, California. Develop & use finite element models to support sizing and optimization of composite & metallic structures. Perform static analysis of aircraft structures using classical methods. Create free body diagrams of aircraft nacelle components & assemblies showing loads & major load paths. Develop innovative & creative solutions to complex technical problems. Provide technical guidance & expertise to the structures stress team for analysis on multiple aircraft/airframe or related metallic & composite components, including leading, mentoring, & developing team members. At least bachelor’s or its equiv. in Civil Eng., Aerospace Eng. or rltd fld & at 10 yrs of prior work exp. in Stress Eng. field. In the alternative, at least master’s or its equiv. in Civil Eng., Aerospace Eng. or rltd fld & at least 8 yrs of prior work exp. in Stress Eng. field would be acceptable. Must also possess: at least 8 years of exp. w/testing, developing &/or researching aircraft/airframe or related structures, including use of standard closed-form analysis solutions, static strength & stability analysis of metallic & composite materials & finite element analysis of structures; at least 2 yrs of exp. w/aircraft nacelle hardware, including determining sizing load cases & applying these loads on inlet, fan cowl, thrust reverser & exhaust system FEM models; at least 2 yrs of exp. developing analysis & documentation deliverables to support a nacelle FAA Certification; at least 2 yrs of exp. showing airworthiness of composite & metallic aircraft components containing manufacturing defects by means of Material Review Board (MRB) process; & at least 2 yrs exp. developing analysis methodologies & Standard Work on aircraft composites & metallic structures. Resume to www.utc.com/careers.