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Airframe Structural Analysis Engineer

Fort Worth, TX 76118

Job Function: Engineering Job Number: 401877

Job Description

(On-Site) This position is offered at Bell’s main campus in Fort Worth, Texas.

Preferred Qualifications:
Working knowledge of GD&T requirements preferred.
Experience with analytical tools or codes such as Mathcad, MATLAB, Python, Excel Visual Basic, etc. to execute custom in-house macros or results processing techniques.
Experience working with product lifecycle management (PLM) software such as ENOVIA to drive product lifecycle.
Previous experience working on cross functional engineering programs.

Position Requirements:
Multiple levels of experience will be considered with at least 5 years of airframe stress analysis.
Must have experience with NASTRAN (and visible on the resume)
In addition, experience with at least one analysis pre/post-processor is required, including but not limited to: PATRAN, HyperWorks, Femap.
Detailed finite element analysis (FEA) experience focused on metallic, laminated composite, castings, forgings, additive, elastomeric, or other precision components.
Experience with computer aided design or drafting (CAD) tools in preparation of solid models for building FEM.
Proficiency with engineering design definition including 2D/3D modeling, requirement capture, and specification development.
Product development experience with components or systems consisting of but not limited to structural castings, precision forgings, laminated sheet, tube, or thick composites.
Proficiency with basic office computer software, specifically the Microsoft office suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, etc.).
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and ability to articulate technical data and concepts to a wide audience of individuals of different technical backgrounds.

Position Responsibilities:
Satisfy static strength, stiffness, stability margin, fatigue life, damage tolerance, durability, thermal performance, load distribution, failure modes and effects, and other requirements.
Create detailed Finite Element Models (FEM) of components and assemblies using appropriate modeling practices.
Resolve various complex structures and loading environments by applying free body diagrams, various classical analysis techniques, and other idealized models.
Support manufacturing and testing of components and sub-systems, interpreting technical data, and assisting in product improvements.
Review detail, assembly, and installation design definition to ensure compliance with requirements.
Participate in a cross functional team environment completing a variety of objectives depending on the program lifecycle assigned.
Must be able to execute tasks to program schedule and cost requirements.
Advance the state-of-the-art through creative thought, personal and team research, technical compliance, and strong analysis skills.
Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize a variety of activities and tasks while dealing with change.

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering is required. Major in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering is preferred.
Master’s Degree in Engineering as described above is preferred.
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